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Malibu, CA
May 11 — May 122
Malibu, CA
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Malibu hotels

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Low season

DecemberCheapest month to stay with an average 30% drop in price.

High season

JanuaryMost expensive month to stay with an average 10% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$595Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$644Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

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When to book a hotel in Malibu

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Top tips for finding perfect Malibu hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Malibu, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Malibu in December and May.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Malibu if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 13 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Malibu accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Malibu for 2 days.
  • If you want to spend your vacation on the beach, think about booking a hotel on Malibu’s Zuma Beach. The 3-star Malibu Country Inn is perfectly situated just a 2-minute drive away from this beautiful stretch of pristine white sand of Zuma Beach where you can spend time swimming, soaking up the sun or surfing.
  • If you would like to pamper yourself, why not stay in the luxury 5-star Calamigos Guest Ranch and Beach Club. This property is located on a 200-acre ranch that is 6.21 miles outside the center of Malibu and from here, you can organize to do things in the area such as horseback riding, wine-tasting or just relaxing somewhere on the property. The choice is yours whether to venture outside the ranch or just take your vacation there.
  • If you’d like to stay along the famous Pacific Coast Highway, you could consider booking into the 4-star Malibu Beach Inn, which lies along the Pacific Coast Highway 10 miles from central Malibu and a 2-minute walk from the Malibu Pier where you can go for a stroll and stop in to one of the nearby restaurants on the way.
  • For surfers, you could think about booking into The Surfrider in Malibu. This hotel is located across the road from the famous Surfrider beach and has a guest-only roof top bar and restaurant that look out over the Pacific Ocean. You can rent wetsuits, surf boards and stand-up paddle boards at the hotel and there are places for you to store wetsuits and boards.
  • For visitors who like to hike, why not go and see the Escondido Falls and the surrounding Canyon Trail. You could stay in the 3-star Malibu Country Inn, which is a 15-minute drive away from the Falls where you can attempt the 4 miles hiking trail that will take you past these majestic falls.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Malibu

  • Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Malibu. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • Calamigos Guest Ranch And Beach Club, Malibu Beach Inn and The Surfrider Malibu are very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of Pepperdine University.

  • The 4-star Malibu Beach Inn is a good place to consider staying if you want good sea views. The rooms in this hotel are all ocean-facing and have private balconies where you can sit and look out over the Pacific Ocean.

  • The 3-star Malibu Country Inn has an outdoor pool which has beautiful views out over the surrounding forest. The pool has sun loungers surrounding it and some of the rooms in the hotel have a pool-facing aspect.

  • The 5-star luxury resort Calamigos Guest Ranch and Beach Club has a spa and wellness center on the ranch which offers a full range of treatments from light therapy and yoga classes to facial treatments and massages. There are also pools and spa relaxation areas for guests. Some treatments might have an additional charge so be sure to check.

  • The M Malibu, which is located 164 yards from the beach and is 8.07 miles from the center of Malibu, is a 3-star hotel which is more reasonably priced than others in the area. The rooms of this hotel have balconies with partial ocean views.

  • The cheapest hotel room in Malibu for the upcoming weekend found on KAYAK in the last 3 days was for $287 per night. For the same dates, 3-star hotel rooms have been found for as low as $309 per night and 4-star hotel rooms from $1,515 per night.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Malibu districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Malibu city center.

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Malibu?

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Malibu Beach Inn - Malibu - Beach
Malibu Beach Inn - Malibu - Beach
Malibu Beach Inn
9.2 Excellent
$1,206+
$1,206+
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
Westlake Village Inn - Westlake Village - Bedroom
Westlake Village Inn - Westlake Village - Bedroom
Westlake Village Inn
9.2 Excellent
$325+
$325+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly