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With a stay at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, you'll be centrally located in Santa Monica, convenient to Santa Monica Museum of Art and Santa Monica Pier.
This hotel is within close proximity of Santa Monica College and Ocean Avenue.
Make yourself at home in one of the 123 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.
Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a 24-hour fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and a television in a common area.
Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours).
Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. This hotel has 2 meeting rooms available for events. Free self parking is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
This Best Western is on the east side of Santa Monica, a half mile from the Santa Monica Expo Line, and about 2 miles from both the Santa Monica Convention Center, and the Third Street Promenade's array of shops, restaurants, and entertainment.
The Santa Monica Beach and Pier are 2 miles away. Venice Beach is 3 miles from the hotel. The hotel's location provides easy access to California's Pacific Coast Highway.
An International House of Pancakes on the premises offers outdoor seating. Underground self-parking is complimentary (one car per room; surcharge for additional vehicles).
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Meeting rooms 2
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 123
- Number of floors - 4
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Business center
- Smoke-free property
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Computer station
- Free WiFi
- Free self parking
- Television in common areas
- Number of meeting rooms - 2
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Free Wi-Fi
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Room service (limited hours)
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free weekday newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Cable TV service
- Pillowtop mattress
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Flat-panel TV
- Daily housekeeping
- Free WiFi
Where to Eat
IHOP - Outdoor seating available. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Nearby Things to Do
A small fitness center, open 24 hours, is on site. Santa Monica Beach, 1.5 miles away, offers popular running and bicycling paths with superb views. The ocean waves are relatively gentle and ideal for body surfing and boogie boarding. Beach volleyball courts, open to the public, are just south of the Pier.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Only service animals are allowed
No cribs (infant beds) available
No rollaway/extra beds available
Extra fees may apply for parcel deliveries received by this property. The hotel cannot be held responsible for lost or damaged goods. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
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We should mention
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.