When you’re looking for a hotel in Santa Monica, why not choose one on the beach? There’s nothing better than being walking distance from the amazing Santa Monica State Beach, and you can find top-rated Santa Monica beach hotels in all price ranges that make for an unforgettable stay. 

Whether you’re planning a special night out of the house with a loved one or you’re coming in for a vacation from out-of-town, these Santa Monica hotels are the best choices for your beachfront stay.

Shutters On The Beach

5-star hotel

Our top choice for the best Santa Monica beach hotels is the stunning Shutters on the Beach. It embodies the quintessential essence of a beachside stay with Cap Cod style cottages, shuttered doors that open up to breezy balconies, and chaise lounges by the pool. Treat yourself to a visit to its luxurious organic spa, ONE Spa, and wake up to gorgeous views of the beach. And in just a few steps, you are at the beach. 

The Georgian Hotel

3-star hotel

For a mid-range priced beachfront stay, try The Georgian for rooms and suites that satisfy every visitor. It is located right on Ocean Avenue in the heart of Santa Monica. The boutique hotel offers classic charm and style with 1940’s Old Hollywood glam, and it even provides pet-friendly lodging. Enjoy being walking distance from the best beachfront attractions like the Santa Monica Pier and a short drive away from the Malibu Getty. 

Hotel Casa Del Mar

5-star hotel

Hotel Casa Del Mar offers a unique Mediterranean experience right in Santa Monica. Enjoy its new ocean view lobby and Terrazza Lounge, designed by interior designer Michael S. Smith. Hotel Casa Del Mar infuses both contemporary and classic Italian Renaissance styles for a unique stay and experience. It is located in the heart of Silicon Beach with a wide range of rooms and suites for every visitor. Don’t miss out on the Sea Spa to indulge in eco-friendly wellness. 

Shore Hotel

4-star hotel

The sleek and modern Shore Hotel sits right next to the Santa Monica Pier, boasting of bright and airy rooms with beautiful ocean views and all the top modern-day amenities in each room. Enjoy extra goodies like a champagne toast on arrival, fresh baked cookies, and complimentary beach cruisers. It offers packages of all kinds to satisfy a wide range of activities and fun. The Shore Hotel pool is solar-heated, and it is dedicated to sustainability in all ways, without sacrificing style. 

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

4-star hotel

Loews Hotels brings Santa Monica the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. It was voted the ‘Most Loved Santa Monica Hotel’ in 2016 by the Most Loved Santa Monica Business Awards and has been recognized as having the ‘Best Hotel Pool’ by Los Angeles magazine for its heated ocean-view pool. Stay here to get a two-level pool deck, a pet hotel, and an on-site rental shop to kick start your beach side adventures. 

Enjoy Food & Drinks At Big Dean’s By The Pier

When you are on or near the Santa Monica Pier, be sure to check out Big Dean’s Ocean Front Café, located on the Boardwalk, across from the Merry-go-round for an extensive selection of your favorite seaside food and drinks. Check out our menu online and like us on Facebook and Instagram for more information. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us through our website!

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