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Santa Monica
May 17 — May 182
Santa Monica
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Low season

September

High season

May

Average price (weeknight)

$398

Average price (weekend night)

$430
Cheapest month to stay with an average 16% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 11% rise in price.
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Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

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Top tips for finding perfect Santa Monica hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Santa Monica, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Santa Monica in September and December.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Santa Monica if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Saturday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Santa Monica accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Santa Monica found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $99, while the most expensive was $595.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Santa Monica for 3 days.
  • Downtown Santa Monica contains many of the city’s main attractions, such as the Santa Monica Pier, so consider booking a hotel near this area to be centrally located.
  • A short walk from the restaurants and amusement park rides situated on the Santa Monica Pier, The Sea Blue Hotel is an excellent hotel in this area.
  • Much of Santa Monica is located on a bluff overlooking the ocean, so hotels here are usually either situated directly on the beach or offer ocean views.
  • Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel offers upscale accommodations two blocks from the beach, while the more affordable Bayside Hotel offers views of the ocean.
  • Visitors seeking a budget hotel should look at least a mile from the beach. The Santa Monica Motel is an affordable choice that provides guests with free parking.
  • If you’re interested in doing a bit of shopping during your stay, book a hotel located near Montana Avenue, such as the 4-star Palihouse Santa Monica.
  • To stay near public transportation, consider a hotel along the Expo Line light-rail route, which runs between Santa Monica and downtown Los Angeles. Wyndham Santa Monica At The Pier is a good option along this line.

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