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We have all the latest sightseeing tips for your next trip to Santa Monica. Grab your travel diary and get ready to start topping up that itinerary.
If you're planning to stay in Santa Monica, there's no way you'll be able to miss out on Santa Monica Pier. This iconic attraction lures visitors from all around the world. Ready to see what all the fuss is about?
Santa Monica College has long been fertile ground for fresh ideas, visionary research and future leaders. See if you can tread through its historic halls and learn about its achievements during a guided tour. There's a great range of things to keep you busy in this destination. If you're interested in seeing where the local people go to do their shopping, visit Santa Monica Place. Have a look around and check out which stores they frequent the most. Still got some time to spare? You'll want to don your most artistic outfit if you're visiting Bergamot Station Arts Center. Facilitating a variety of performances and festivals around the year, it's a crucial part of the cultural landscape.
The world is packed with adventure, and there are endless astounding experiences to be had when we grab our bags and go on vacation.
Your trip to Santa Monica is about to get a lot more exciting. There are loads of activities on offer, including:
For more activities, go to our Santa Monica things to do page.
Whatever sort of accommodations you're looking for, Santa Monica has you sorted. With 29 properties to pick between, you're sure to find one that's ideal for your luxury getaway or cheap vacation.
If you need to keep an eye on your bank balance, why not investigate low-cost accommodations such as The Hotel California (1670 Ocean Avenue) or the Bayside Hotel (2001 Ocean Ave)? Both enjoy great reviews! Fancy options can also be found in the area, such as the Shutters on the Beach (1 Pico Blvd) and the Casa Del Mar (1910 Ocean Way). Their style, service and amenities make for a memorable vacation.
As they say in the real estate industry, location, location, location! The Viceroy Santa Monica and The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows are both within strolling distance of Santa Monica Pier. You'll certainly appreciate this when it comes time to visit this must-see attraction.
Let's be honest, nobody gets excited about hanging around at the airport. However, if you start envisioning the exciting trip to Santa Monica ahead of you, it becomes a little more bearable. After all, you'll be just 7 miles to the southeast of the neighborhood center when you disembark the plane at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
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The hotel was very empty due to the pandemic. Was nice to be away from home for a night. Wish I would have stayed longer. Very calming. Quiet. A nice getaway. Everything was clean. The hotel was set up with hand sanitzers everywhere, including in room. Some amenties were not available due to covid, ...
The staff was really friendly and very attentive. Really recommend to anybody
We enjoyed our stay. Oceanview room, great view of Santa Monica Pier. Friendly staff, & clean room. Shower, food trucks right out front best part of the stay.
Beautiful property. Exceptional service. Easy access to the beach. Services are quick and efficient.
I personally liked that you need to use your room key to use the elevator, staff was pleasent, room was clean.