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Santa Monica

Hotel California, Santa Monica

1670 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA, 90401, United States
TEL: (310) 393-2363
TEL: (866) 571-0000

Located near the beach in downtown Santa Monica, this motel is an alternative to larger, higher-priced neighbors like Shutters on the Beach or the Loews Hotel. The ivy covered, two-story building has California touches like palm trees and surfboards mounted on its cream exterior. Inside, rooms are decorated simply, with walls painted in shades of yellow and blue, and light-colored wood trim and furniture. Rooms have local culture nods, such as movie posters or guitars hung on the walls. Complimentary in-room Internet access and mini-refrigerators stand out among the amenities.

Room to Book:

Book a rear, ocean-facing room on the top level to minimize noise from other guests as well as from the busy street out front.

Insider Tip:

This is a vintage, budget-conscious property with variations in the layout and condition of individual rooms, so contact the hotel before you book to get specifics on your accommodations.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Breakfast Included
  • Business Center
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Laundry Service
  • Parking Available
  • Pet Friendly
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms: 26

Number of Suites: 5

Year Opened:



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