Reservations must be cancelled or modified 48 hours prior arrival by 3pm PST, or guests will be charged a one-night penalty.
Reservations must be guaranteed by a major credit card when you book. Blackout dates are subject to their own rules. For security purposes, please provide a valid government or state-issued photo ID at check-in. To cover incidentals, $200/day will be authorized on your credit card.
Check in time is after 3:00 pm and check out time is 12:00 pm. Arriving early or need that extra hour of sleep? We’ll do our very best to accommodate you (based on availability) – just let us know in advance. If we can’t, we’ll gladly stow your luggage safely and securely, until you’re ready to move on. Late check out fees may apply. If you check out or leave before your scheduled departure date, there is a fee of one night’s stay plus tax.
Room rates are subject to the following nightly Fees:
Santa Monica Room Occupancy Tax: 14.00% per night
Santa Monica TMD Fee: $6.50 per night
Tourism Assessment Fee: 0.2% per night
Wellness Fee: 3.00% per night
Resort Fee: $35 (plus tax) which includes:
We love your furry friends and they are definitely welcome at Santa Monica Proper Hotel. With every pet stay, Proper will help a pet in need. 10% of your pet fee gets donated to the Best Friends Animal Society.
Please note our pet fee/policy includes:
Santa Monica Proper is a non-smoking hotel. Therefore, smoking is not allowed in any public area, food and beverage outlet or guest rooms. A smoking cleaning fee of $400 will be assessed in the event smoking does occur in the guest rooms.
Overnight Hotel Guest:
$65 per night, per vehicle (in & out privileges)
+$3 every 20 minutes after (max $65)
*All rates subject to 10% city parking tax
We love our spaces just as much as you do — and we’re so happy you’re excited to photograph and share! With that in mind, we ask you please respect our highly-designed spaces and the privacy of our hotel guests and visitors while taking any images. Our goal is to create a one-of-a-kind Proper experience for all!
Mobile phone photography is permitted with limitations:
Learn more about professional photo shoot inquiries HERE.
Complimentary cribs can be provided by request.
Rollaway beds are available in our suites for $75/night. Maximum one per room.
Connecting room are available (based on availability)
Accessible rooms are available.LEARN MORE
Santa Monica Proper is located within walking distance of local shopping, restaurants, retail, attractions, and services. For walking maps and specific inquiries, please contact guest services.
For more information on resources for pedestrians, please see the links below.
For bike maps and more information, please contact guest services. For more information, please see the links below.
Big Blue Bus
Santa Monica Proper is conveniently located within 1 block of Big Blue Bus Routes 2 and 18, and within walking distance of several other Big Blue Bus routes. For system maps and more information, please contact guest services.
For more information, please see the links below.
Santa Monica Proper is conveniently located within 1 block of routes 20 and 720, and within walking distance of several other Metro bus routes. For system maps and more information, please contact guest services.
For more information, please see the links below.
METRO EXPO LINE
Santa Monica Proper is located about 5 ½ blocks from the Metro Expo Line stop located at 4th Street & Colorado Avenue. For specific inquiries, please contact guest services.
For more information, please see the links below.
Uber and Lyft operate in Santa Monica. For specific inquiries about ride hailing services in Santa Monica, please contact guest services.
For more information on Uber or Lyft, please visit the links below.
SHARED MOBILITY DEVICES
Several shared mobility devices is available throughout Downtown Santa Monica. For specific inquiries, please contact guest services.
For more information on specific scooter services, please see the links below.
For specific inquiries about obtaining a taxi, please contact guest services.
For more information on specific taxi companies, please see the links below.
Santa Monica Proper partners with Midway Car Rental. More information on rental cars is available at the front desk and by contacting guest services.
For specific inquiries about getting around Santa Monica or using alternative transportation, please contact guest services.
Additional trip planning information can be found at the links below.
LOCAL SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND SERVICES
MIDWAY CAR RENTAL
Midway offers highest level car rental service for travelers looking to explore the city.
For more information on Midway, please contact our front desk at (310) 620 9990
Advance reservation recommended.
Santa Monica Proper does not have a formal business center, but can provide various executive services including:
Third Street Promenade
Three open-air, car-free blocks anchored by upscale Santa Monica Place, home to more than 80 retailers.
Main Street, Santa Monica
Just two blocks from the beach, a friendly shopping area centered around diverse shops and galleries..
Montana Ave, Santa Monica
A relaxed atmosphere for a fun day of shopping and dining, with shops including Brentwood General Store, Williams Sonoma, Exir, Clare V, and Splendid.
Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice
Sophistication and trendsetting with a laid-back Venice vibe. Stores include Aesop, Guild, Heist, Industry of all Nations, Iro, The Piece Collective, Bazar, Burro, and Chariots on Fire.
Brentwood Country Mart
In today’s world of mega-stores and mega-malls, the Brentwood Country Mart feels cozy and familiar. Shops include Diesel, Goop, James Perse as well as others and six dining options.
ARTS & CULTURE
Inside a former train station, this artsy enclave in Santa Monica is home to 30 contemporary and fine art galleries. Open Tuesday-Friday 10am-6pm, and Saturday 11am-5:30pm.
The Getty Villa
Modeled after a first-century Roman country house, J. Paul Getty originally built the Getty Villa to house an art collection that was quickly outgrowing his house. Now, beyond touring the exquisite home and gardens, you can see his collection of 44,000 antiquities.
The Getty Center
Offering some of the city’s best views, you can spend a good half-day picnicking on the lawn or admiring the Richard Meier-designed exterior before you even head inside. Includes current exhibitions, a permanent collection, and hands-on activities for kids.
LA’s homage to one of the largest and most significant worldwide collections of contemporary art, including works by artists like Cindy Sherman, Roy Lichtenstein, Jeff Koons, and Christopher Wool — all set in an entirely column-less, sky-lit gallery.
The Hammer Museum
There’s always something excellent on display at this UCLA museum—the perfect way to spend a few idle hours. Be sure to check out their adjacent museum store for books and gifts from L.A.-based designers.
BEACH & SURF
Santa Monica Beach
Just west of Downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica beach is iconic for a reason. Offering large expanses of beach, bike trails, and nearby activities, Santa Monica Beach has exactly what you’re looking for.
Venice Beach is one of many great L.A. beaches—and its acclaimed Breakwater is a favorite local surf spot. It’s the only place on the beach where waves break on both sides, while the sand is reportedly the finest for creating sand sculptures.
One of our go-to beaches, Zuma is also one of the most impressive in scope, stretching close to three miles along the coast. It’s also home to a great break for beginner surfers as well as a meeting spot for paddle boarding classes.
Home to the iconic first point surf break, Surfrider Beach is one of the more crowded beaches along the PCH, but it’s well situated if you’re looking to take in a bit of sun and some surfer-watching.
Topanga Beach is the closest Malibu California beach to Los Angeles and is a great surf spot, with waves wrapping around the sandy point formed by Topanga Creek creating a continuous right break.
Annenberg Community Beach House
A community destination that’s open to the public. Includes spectacular views, splash pad, children’s play area, gallery, and historic pool. Open 10am – 7pm every day, $10 per person.
Sunset Point Beach & Surf
Sunset Point Beach is located in the Pacific Palisades district and is the northernmost beach in Will Rogers State Beach; it’s also a great spot for beginner surfers.
OUTDOORS & WELLNESS
Santa Monica Bike Path
Known formally as the Marvin Braude Bike Trail, the entire path runs for 22 miles parallel to the Pacific Ocean, from Will Rogers State Beach in Pacific Palisades to Torrance Beach in the South Bay.
Santa Monica Stairs
The twin Santa Monica stairs are a mecca for hard bodies and weekend fitness warriors who also jump rope, stretch, and jog. Be sure to bring whatever you need as there are no facilities.
Will Rogers State Park
A 186-acre state park with horse stables, a polo field, and a riding ring, along with a host of trails that feed into other state park systems. An idyllic place for a picnic (or a trail ride).
Set on a cliff overlooking the water, this park spans from just north of San Vicente Boulevard to Colorado Avenue – a wonderful place for a light hike or a long walk or bike ride.
Cross the street from the Santa Monica Pier to visit this brand-new, space-age park, with long slides built into the hills, a slanted climbing wall, and huge jungle gym-like cones.
Rustic Canyon Park
A humble Pacific Palisades park that exudes quiet elegance — the backyard you always wish you had, surrounded by shady places to picnic and a villa-style rec center.
Christine Emerson Reed Park
Neighborhood park with tennis & basketball courts, plus a playground for children.
Santa Monica Farmers Market
A thriving, vibrant community that promotes the preservation of the agricultural arts, prosperity of local farmers, and sustainable food systems. Open Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 8:30am-1pm.
Santa Monica Pier
An iconic staple of Santa Monica — Packed with family-friendly activities, restaurants, and shops, it also has stunning views and over a century’s worth of history