If you prefer to rent or share an apartment, it is important to plan on arriving two or three weeks before the beginning of classes. Be sure to make reservations at a hotel, motel, or hostel before your departure. The following information may help you select accommodations that best suit your needs.

Please note that Santa Monica College does not endorse, and is not affiliated with any of the vendors, companies, and hotels listed below, and this list is provided for informational purposes only. While every effort is made to keep this list up-to-date, there is no guarantee the information listed below is the most current, and to get the most up-to-date information, please contact the hotel directly. All hotels listed below are non-smoking.

Hotels are listed below by price (lowest to highest), and then distance to Santa Monica College.

Hotel Amenities Distance to SMC Cost
Ocean Park Inn
2452 Lincoln Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Tel: (310) 392-3966; (800) 605-5005
Fax: (310) 399-0502
www.oceanparkinn.net
oceanparkinn@aol.com
Parking: free
Wi-Fi: free
Meals: complimentary coffee
Distance to beach: 9 blocks
Other: cable TV
0.8 miles $$
Travelodge ​Santa Monica
3102 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Tel: (310) 450-5766; (800) 231-7679
Fax: (310) 450-8843
www.travelodgesantamonica.com
reservations@travelodgesantamonica.com
Parking: free
Wi-Fi: free
Meals: complimentary breakfast
Distance to beach:3.0 miles
Other: cable TV
1.0 mile $$
Comfort Inn Santa Monica
2815 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Tel: (310) 828-5517; (888) 307-7177
Fax: (310) 829-6084
www.comfortinnsantamonica.com
Parking: free
Wi-Fi: free
Meals: complimentary breakfast
Distance to beach: 2.6 miles
Other: outdoor pool, cable TV
1.7 miles $$
Days Inn
3007 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Tel: (310) 829-6333; 800-591-5995
Fax: (310) 829-1983
www.smdaysinn.com
tomyang333@yahoo.com
Parking: free
Wi-Fi: free
Meals: complimentary breakfast
Distance to beach: 2.7 miles
Other: fitness center, shuttles, cable TV
1.8 miles $$
Cal Mar Hotel Suites
220 California Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Tel: (310) 395-5555; (800) 776-6007
Fax: (310) 451-1111
www.calmarhotel.com
info@calmarhotel.com
Parking: additional cost
Wi-Fi: additional cost
Meals: none
Distance to beach: 2.5 blocks
Other: kitchenettes, pool
2.5 miles $$
Doubletree Guest Suites
1707 4th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Tel: (310) 395-3332
Fax: (310) 458-6493
www.doubletree3.hilton.com/
Parking: valet
Wi-Fi: additional cost
Meals: restaurant
Distance to beach: 3 blocks
Other: fitness center, pool
1.2 miles $$$
Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel
1920 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Tel: (310) 829-9100
Fax: (310) 829-9211
www.gatewayhotel.com
Parking: free
Wi-Fi: free
Meals: restaurant, room service
Distance to beach: 1.9 miles
Other: fitness center, shuttle
1.3 miles $$$
Shutters on the Beach
1 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Tel: (310) 458-0030
Fax: (310) 458-4589
www.shuttersonthebeach.com
Parking: valet
Wi-Fi: additional cost
Meals: restaurant
Distance to beach: 0 blocks
Other: fitness center, pool
1.4 miles $$$$
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