Cheap Hotels in Santa Monica

Cheap Hotels in Santa Monica

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What is Santa Monica Like for Cheap Hotels?

There are endless ways to visit the seaside city of Santa Monica without breaking the bank. For example, you might want to put on your walking shoes, grab a map, and venture out to a side of this destination where money doesn't do all the talking. People who travel to Santa Monica love the shopping and restaurants. Take a selfie at Santa Monica Beach and Santa Monica Pier for some great memories without a hefty price tag. Our choice of low-cost hotels makes Santa Monica popular among budget-conscious visitors looking for a vacation to remember. We have 6 cheap Santa Monica hotels, the right one is waiting for you!

What Are Some of the Best Cheap Hotels in Santa Monica?

Here are our travelers' best-rated Santa Monica budget-friendly hotels:

    The Pierside Santa Monica

    Upscale hotel within walking distance of Santa Monica Pier
    • Free WiFi • Restaurant • 24-hour fitness center • Bar • Terrace

    Pavilions Motel

    2-star motel in Sunset Park
    • Free WiFi • 24-hour front desk

    SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica

    2.5-star hotel in Sunset Park
    • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Terrace • Spacious rooms

What Are the Best Things to See and Do in Santa Monica?

You'll be able to find lots of ways to have fun in Santa Monica while on a budget. Take a look at these activities and attractions in the area, some of which you can appreciate without spending a penny.

  • Muscle Beach Venice
  • La Brea Tar Pits
  • Malibu Lagoon State Beach

  • Beaches
  • Santa Monica Beach
  • Venice Beach
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk

  • Sights & Landmarks
  • Santa Monica Pier
  • SoFi Stadium
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame

How to find the best cheap hotels in Santa Monica


✅  There are lots of cheap hotels available in Santa Monica in 2023. What's more, our rewards program makes Santa Monica hotels an even better choice for travelers on a budget. 

✅  Whether you're looking for a hostel, apart-hotel or Bed & Breakfast, there's something for every type of traveler in Santa Monica on – use the helpful search filters to find some of the cheapest hotels in Santa Monica for your budget-friendly stay. 

✅  You'll find lots of cheap hotels in Santa Monica – with With so many choices, we recommend you use the search filter for price limits to narrow down your options. 

✅  The best time of year for an affordable vacation to Santa Monica is during low season. This is when fewer people visit and there is a wider range of cheap Santa Monica hotels available.  

✅  There are plenty of things to see and do in Santa Monica on a budget! From exploring the city's iconic landmarks and museums to enjoying the great outdoors and local parks, there is something for everyone in Santa Monica. 

✅  If you're looking to travel to Santa Monica on a budget, there are plenty of ways to save. One option is to consider booking your travel during off-peak times when prices for flights, hotels, and attractions may be lower. Another option is budget-friendly transportation, such as local public transportation like buses or trains. 

✅  To find the great budget hotels in Santa Monica for families, use our "Family friendly" filter under the "Travel experience" header. This will filter for family-friendly accommodation essentials.  

*Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 


Frequently asked questions

What affordable motels can I find in Santa Monica?
Palm Motel and Sea Shore Motel are among the best-rated motels by other travelers to the area. In addition, you’ll find 5 motels to consider on our site.
Where can I stay for an inexpensive trip to Santa Monica?
Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport and La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham LAX are a couple of budget-friendly options in the surrounding area that fellow guests recommend.
Can I book a vacation home for my trip to Santa Monica?
You can take a look through 77 vacation home choices on our site. Additionally, you’ll find 62 apartments and 21 condos.
What hostels can I book in Santa Monica?
Fellow travelers rate HI Los Angeles Santa Monica Hostel as one of the best hostels in the area.

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