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Get Swept Away: Top 10 Romantic Hotels In Santa Monica, California

Catherine
Published Dec 07, 2017

Want to revel in a new romance, or simply reignite an old one? The lovely coastal city of Santa Monica, California is just the place. Couples can stroll hand-in-hand on a sandy beach, reveal their playful side at the oceanfront amusement park on Santa Monica Pier, and witness spectacular sunsets in Santa Monica. Many hotels will not disappoint either when it comes to sparking a couple’s passions. Read on and discover the top 10 romantic hotels in Santa Monica, California.

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1. Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows (from 598 USD)

Tucked away in a setting of tranquil waterfalls, swaying palm trees, and tropical flowers is the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. A wonderful place for couples wanting to focus on themselves, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows offers a choice of private garden bungalows, spacious suites, or cozy guest rooms. Most rooms have a balcony that provide either a wonderful ocean or garden view. The crisp beds are adorned with great comforters.

When you’re ready for a full-service spa treatment, check out Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows’ on-site facility, offering massages and a relaxing whirlpool tub.

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

Address: 101 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA 90401, USA (see map)

Price: from 598 USD

Star Rating: 5

Travelers Review: Very Good 8.3 (from 332 reviews)

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2. Casa Del Mar (from 775 USD)

Steps from the beach and possessing some of the best views, Casa Del Mar provides the perfect beachfront couples’ getaway. Originally built in 1926, Casa Del Mar was inspired by the opulent villas of the Mediterranean. Casa Del Mar guest rooms are decorated in soft, pleasing colors and cozy furnishings. Rooms also feature large ceiling-to-floor glass windows and a hydrotherapy spa tub in every unit. The outdoor pool area, surrounded by palm trees and adjacent to the Pacific Ocean, is something special and not to be missed!

And for couples who cannot bear to leave behind their furry-haired sweetheart, Casa Del Mar is a pet-friendly hotel.

Casa Del Mar

Address: 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA 90405, USA (see map)

Price: from 775 USD

Star Rating: 5

Travelers Review: Fabulous 8.8 (from 488 reviews)

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3. Shutters On The Beach (from 931 USD)

At Shutters On The Beach even the most affordable guest room has a luxurious air. The 186 rooms and 12 suites are reminiscent of the adorable cottages that speckle the Atlantic seaboard of Cape Cod. Shutters On The Beach’s rooms offer hardwood floors with specialty rugs, shuttered doors opening onto intimate balconies in select rooms, and all the standard amenities.

Whether couples are in the mood for cocktails, Italian cuisine, or tapas delights, look no further than Shutters On The Beach’s Living Room. With the Pacific Ocean as your backdrop, it’s a great spot to sip a glass of merlot and relax with your significant other in front of the fireplace.

Shutters On The Beach

Address: 1 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA 90405, USA (see map)

Price: from 931 USD

Star Rating: 5

Travelers Review: Fabulous 8.8 (from 458 reviews)

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4. Palihouse Santa Monica (from 359 USD)

With a 24-hour multilingual reception desk, Palihouse Santa Monica not only speaks the language of love, but every other language as well. A Mediterranean jewel with its own unique style, the luxury boutique hotel Palihouse Santa Monica will surely set any couple on the path to romance. Opening its doors in 1927, Palihouse Santa Monica allows couples to get lost in the elegant architecture, lush courtyards, and captivating rooms that possess a nice, homey feel. Guest beds are comfy and dressed in top-quality Egyptian cotton linens, and the quiet ambiance of the charming hotel garden makes for a great breakfast setting.

Palihouse Santa Monica

Address: 1001 3rd Street, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA 90403, USA (see map)

Price: from 359 USD

Star Rating: 4

Travelers Review: Fabulous 8.7 (from 224 reviews)

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5. Huntley Santa Monica Beach (from 594 USD)

Surrounded by beautiful ocean vistas, the iconic Huntley Santa Monica Beach is the go-to place for couples that want a romantic retreat. The rooms are modern and very stylish, with crisp white linens on the very comfortable beds. Guests are also provided plush bathrobes and slippers.

For a romantic dinner, head to the 18th floor and enjoy a delicious and dramatic rooftop dining experience at The Penthouse. The restaurant and lounge offers an alluring setting, complete with panoramic views, beach cabanas, and open sky enclaves.

Huntley Santa Monica Beach

Address: 1111 2nd Street, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA 90403, USA (see map)

Price: from 594 USD

Star Rating: 4

Travelers Review: Fabulous 8.7(from 402 reviews)

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6. Viceroy Santa Monica (from 420 USD)

Chic and comfortable, Viceroy Santa Monica is an excellent beach hotel. Every guest is treated to a complimentary glass of champagne upon arrival, and Viceroy Santa Monica receives high marks for spacious and quiet rooms, along with plush bedding and pillows. Couples will be happy to know in-room spa services are also available.

A top spot at Viceroy Santa Monica for an exotic rendezvous is the stellar and secluded pool area. Couples can feel like royalty with the attentive staff catering to their needs. Surrounding palms trees, lush vegetation, fantastic cabanas, and two sparkling swimming pool complete the pleasing picture.

Viceroy Santa Monica

Address: 1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA 90401, USA (see map)

Price: from 420 USD

Star Rating: 4

Travelers Review: Very Good 8.4 (from 720 reviews)

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7. Shore Hotel (from 434 USD)

There is so much to love about Shore Hotel, from the welcome beverage and fresh baked cookies to the complimentary beach cruisers. Just steps from the world-famous Santa Monica Pier, Shore Hotel is at the hub of all the action. At Shore Hotel, every room is equipped with a balcony or patio that affords guests a clear view of the Pacific Ocean. Even Shore Hotel’s glass-enclosed rain showers have an ocean view, along with a privacy screen, of course. The rooms are bright and airy, and couples should not miss the chance to take a dip in the elegant, crystal blue, solar-heated pool.

Shore Hotel

Address: 1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA 90401, USA (see map)

Price: from 434 USD

Star Rating: 4

Travelers Review: Very Good 8.5 (from 1,189 reviews)

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8. Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica (from 385 USD)

Located four blocks from the beach, Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica is a coastal haven for couples. Select rooms offer pretty ocean views and all rooms provide cushy beds that include hypoallergenic silk pillows and high-quality linens. When night falls, enjoy your favorite custom-made libation at the vibrant Longitude Bar and Restaurant, then settle in for a scrumptious intimate dinner

Couples can spend a leisurely afternoon exploring the coastal city with Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica’s bicycle rental, or take a dip in the heated outdoor pool. Adorned with cozy cabanas and vintage-style lounge chairs, Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica’s pool area has an atmosphere of classic simplicity.

Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica

Address: 530 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA 90405, USA (see map)

Price: from 385 USD

Star Rating: 4

Travelers Review: Very Good 8.1 (from 895 reviews)

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9. The Georgian Hotel (from 378 USD)

Couples wanting a romantic escape should dash to The Georgian Hotel. Oozing with 1940s Old Hollywood glamour, The Georgian Hotel is an eight-story Art Deco-style architectural classic with world-class accommodations. Within view of the Pacific Ocean, luxury guest rooms offer a cozy ambiance, with goose-down feather comforters covering cushy beds.

In close proximity to charming shops, tasty restaurants, and the white sandy beach, couples can take romantic strolls wherever they need, or desire. However, don’t miss the chance to dine at the on-site restaurant, The Veranda. The space overlooks the ocean and is a great spot to share a meal with the one you love.

The Georgian Hotel

Address: 1415 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA 90401, USA (see map)

Price: from 378 USD

Star Rating: 4

Travelers Review: Very Good 8.3 (from 1,125 reviews)

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10. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel (from 555 USD)

Near the Santa Monica Pier and a 2 minute walk to the beach, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel is a quintessential shoreline haven. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel offers romantic terrace dining, spacious guest rooms and suites, with snug beds, and a poolside ice cream shop that’s certain to sweeten your stay.

The full-service Ocean Spa offers natural organic treatments with specific services for both men and women. A stylish heated pool and two-tier pool deck, with amazing views of the Pacific Ocean, is a magnificent place to unwind. The pool area also features a great Jacuzzi and a state-of-the-art sound system. And don’t miss the opportunity to warm by one of several fire pits. While wiling away time at the pool, enjoy Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel’s Poolside Pampering service, offering chilled juices and tropical smoothies.

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Address: 1700 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA 90401, USA (see map)

Price: from 555 USD

Star Rating: 4

Travelers Review: Fabulous 8.6 (from 681 reviews)

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Santa Monica stays stir feelings of ardor

A delightful destination for couples, Santa Monica and its many attractive abodes have just the right setting for young honeymooners or long-time marrieds. From trendsetting ultra-modern lodging to charming and unique boutique hotels, Santa Monica, California has every accommodation available to create an atmosphere of love in the air.

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As a child, Catherine's family took a trip to the World's Fair New Orleans and her mom asked what she wanted to see. She exclaimed, "Everything!" She's been working on that endeavor ever since.

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