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Room type

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)


Get an overview of this hotelHotel in Santa Monica's Beach Cities neighborhood with a beach shuttle

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 Bergamot Station Arts Center and Santa Monica College.

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. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and a television in the lobby. Getting to the surf and sand is a breeze with the complimentary beach shuttle.

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 computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Santa Monica? This hotel has 2000 square feet (186 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This Best Western is on the east side of Santa Monica, 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. A complimentary beach shuttle is available all days except on weekends.

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 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 123 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Restaurant 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free beach shuttle 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 186 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2000 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • 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. Complimentary weekday beach shuttle available to guests.

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 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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 dogs are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Tourism fee: USD 2.50 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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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.

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