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The Surfrider Malibu - Malibu - Restaurant
The Surfrider Malibu
8.5 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Calamigos Guest Ranch And Beach Club - Malibu - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Hotel June Malibu
7.2 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Malibu Country Inn
6.4 Okay
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Westlake Village Inn
8.9 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Hyatt Regency Westlake
8.1 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

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Top tips for finding 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 hotels in Malibu in December and September.
  • 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 Sunday. The opposite is true for, Tuesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 72 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Malibu hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Malibu found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $205, while the most expensive was $630.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Malibu for 2 days.
  • If you are interested in more of a resort experience when you stay near Malibu, consider checking into the Westlake Village Inn. The Westlake village inn is a vast resort featuring two restaurants, a cocktail bar, a dance floor, and spa services for a fee. The grounds include vineyards, a private lake, and streams.
  • Because Malibu is a narrow strip of a city along the Pacific Ocean, accommodation tends to be quite pricey. For more affordable accommodation, hotels along Freeway 101 north of Malibu are convenient and usually much more affordable. You can reach Malibu by driving about 14 miles down Westlake Boulevard through scenic Malibu Canyon. One such hotel that fits this bill is the Hampton Inn & Suites Agoura Hills, which features freebies such as Wi-Fi, breakfast, and parking.
  • If you want to stay active during your travels to the Malibu area, check out the Homewood Suites by Hilton Agoura Hills. This venue offers both tennis courts and squash courts, as well as a Jacuzzi where you can relax afterward. The gym offers weights as well as cardio machines, and the venue offers opportunities to rent bicycles, play golf, and ride horses.
  • At many hotels in Malibu, you can enjoy stunning, unimpeded sea views without being right on the beach. Some hotels nestled further up the hill from the beach have window views and balcony views of the ocean, even though you have to cross two or three streets to get there. Malibu Escape and Malibu Magic are two such hotels.
  • If you want to uphold and maintain your dietary habits as you travel in the Malibu area, consider checking into the Hyatt Regency Westlake. This venue's Harvest Kitchen and Bar features farm-to-table cuisine revolving around seasonal produce and meats. The restaurant caters to all sorts of dietary lifestyles, including vegan and gluten-free, for every meal of the day.
  • 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

  • Where can I find accommodation in Malibu on the water?

    At Siegel’s Malibu Oceanfront Bliss I, you can book rooms that virtually stretch out and above the white frothing waves as they roll into shore. The decor of this hotel is trendy and bright. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, cable or satellite TV, and a coffee maker in the room.

  • Which hotels are convenient for business travelers in Malibu?

    The Courtyard by Marriott Thousand Oaks of Agoura Hills is an ideal venue if you are traveling for business in the Malibu area. You can take advantage of spacious conference areas for large meetings as well as more intimate settings for smaller meetings around a table. During your downtime, you can relax in the gym, at the outdoor pool, or in the lounge.

  • Which hotels in the Malibu area are family-friendly?

    The Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village features many ways members of the family can have fun, including a game room, bicycle rental, a pool table, an indoor pool and hot tub, and an outdoor pool. And to make sure that every member of the family has a good time, this hotel offers increased accessibility, especially in the bathrooms. You can even bring the family pet upon request, and a surcharge may apply.

  • Can I find extended-stay accommodation near Malibu?

    Yes. The Towne Place Suites by Marriott Thousand Oaks Agoura Hills offers convenient, comfortable, and well-appointed suite accommodation designed for extended stays. While you are at your home away from home, you can enjoy the outdoor pool, the restaurant, and the bar.

  • Which hotels in Malibu, California have sea views?

    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.

  • Which hotels in Malibu, California have a swimming pool?

    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.

  • Are there any hotels in Malibu, California that have a spa?

    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.

  • Are there any budget hotels in Malibu, California?

    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.

  • What are the best hotels near Pepperdine University?

    Travelers who like staying near Pepperdine University recommend The Surfrider Malibu.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Malibu?

    KAYAK users have found double rooms in Malibu for as cheap as $201 in the last 3 days. The average price is $820.

  • How much is a hotel in Malibu for tonight?

    In the last 3 hours, KAYAK users looking for double rooms in Malibu found 3-star hotels from $220 and 4-star hotels from $497. The cheapest room found for tonight was $201.

  • How much is a hotel in Malibu for this weekend?

    The cheapest hotel room in Malibu for the upcoming weekend found on KAYAK in the last 3 days was for $339 per night. For the same dates, 3-star hotel rooms have been found for as low as $339 per night and 4-star hotel rooms from $664 per night.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Malibu?

    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.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

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

  • Are there Malibu hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Malibu that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Hampton Inn & Suites Agoura Hills, Topanga Canyon Inn Bed and Breakfast and Westlake Village Inn.

Where to stay in Malibu?

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