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Where to stay in Santa Monica

What's Santa Monica Like?

People go to Santa Monica to soak up the sun at Santa Monica Beach and to enjoy the many top attractions like Santa Monica Pier. This walkable city is also known for its lovely seaside views and art scene, not to mention being full of restaurants and shops. Travelers seeking the perfect souvenir may want to head to Third Street Promenade and Santa Monica Place. While you're here, make time to enjoy other sights such as Venice Beach.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Santa Monica?

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Santa Monica and the surrounding area:

  • • 46 5-star accommodations from INR 15797 per night
  • • 337 4-star accommodations from INR 7561 per night
  • • 384 3-star accommodations from INR 5083 per night
  • • 271 2-star accommodations from INR 3951 per night
  • • 4 1-star accommodations from INR 2859 per night

How to Get to Santa Monica

Flights to Santa Monica

  • • Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from central Santa Monica
  • • Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), 7.1 mi (11.5 km) from central Santa Monica
  • • Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from central Santa Monica

Things to See and Do in Santa Monica

What to See in Santa Monica

  • • Santa Monica Pier
  • • Santa Monica Beach
  • • Venice Beach
  • • Santa Monica College
  • • Original Muscle Beach

Things to Do in Santa Monica

  • • Third Street Promenade
  • • Santa Monica Place
  • • Main Street Santa Monica
  • • Santa Monica History Museum
  • • Santa Monica Museum of Art

Other Popular Santa Monica Attractions

  • • Montana Avenue
  • • Bergamot Station Arts Center
  • • Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
  • • International Chess Park
  • • Museum of Flying

When Is the Best Time to Visit Santa Monica?

  • • Hottest months: August, September, July, October (average 70°F)
  • • Coldest months: December, January, February, March (average 51°F)
  • • Rainiest months: February, January, March, and December (average 2.51 inches of rainfall)

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