Discover a new era of luxury at Santa Monica Proper — our soulfully distinct, design-driven hotel along sun-drenched Wilshire Boulevard. Within walking distance to the beach and front row for sunsets over the Pacific, Proper is home to an expansive rooftop pool deck; a duo of chef-driven restaurants serving seasonal twists on Mediterranean-meets-California cuisine; and the internationally-renowned wellness destination Surya Spa. Our immersive, one-of-a-kind interiors by designer Kelly Wearstler blend inspiration from the textures of the California coastline with the creative voices in our community, creating an experience at once deeply local and unlike anything else.
The 271 rooms and suites of Santa Monica Proper reflect the local history and landscape with original design by Kelly Wearstler. Meeting the needs of the modern luxury traveler, each room is well-appointed with specially designed furniture and signature Proper beds dressed with Bellino and Fili D’oro linens. All rooms feature premium WiFi, Apple TV and bedside controls to adjust blackout shades and lighting. In addition to curved floor-to-ceiling windows, balconies and garden terraces offer plenty of natural California light.
At Proper, dine alongside sweeping views of the Pacific at Calabra, an indoor-outdoor rooftop bistro and beach-inspired lounge where ocean views are paired with biodynamic wines, signature cocktails, and Mediterranean and California cuisine. Retreat to Olea, a lush and breezy garden terrace, for fresh and inventive sushi rolls and sake. Or linger in the art-filled lobby lounge, Palma, an intriguing setting for all-day dining or light bites, a deep dive on small-batch mezcals, and boutique wines by the glass.
A Proper amenity encourages wellness, satisfies cravings, or is simply on hand to please: A rooftop swim and ocean-view cocktails by the bar. Boards and bikes at the ready for a surf or ride on the beach path. Ayurvedic spa treatments at Surya Spa. Yoga on the 2nd floor terrace. A state-of-the-art fitness center. A lobby lounge that’s more like a living room. Anything less just wouldn’t be proper.