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Enjoy convenient access to the Santa Monica Pier, beaches and the famous Third Street Promenade while staying at this full-service California hotel.

Welcome to the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica where guests will experience the highest standard of accommodations, amenities and customer service for an affordable rate. Located on southern Californias famed Santa Monica Boulevard, this Santa Monica area hotel offers convenient access to a variety of local and Los Angeles attractions. Each well-appointed guest room at this hotel features cable satellite television with HBO and free wireless high-speed Internet access. Enjoy an array of full-service amenities including complimentary parking and meeting facilities accommodating up to 60. The Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica is a 100 non-smoking property.

This hotel is conveniently situated less than one mile from the John Wayne Cancer Institute and the UCLA Medical Center. Spend an afternoon relaxing on the beach, walk along the Third Street Promenade or have an afternoon of fun at the Santa Monica Pier. Just a short drive away, guests can visit some of Los Angeles most famous attractions including Disneyland, Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Getty Museum and Universal Studios. Guests will also enjoy the hotels close proximity to University of California Los Angeles, Hollywood, Malibu and Beverly Hills.

The friendly, helpful staff at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Santa Monica, California. Make a reservation today and save! Enjoy your stay.

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1920 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 12:00:00
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1920 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica
United States

What's nearby?


  • 5 mile(s) from Malibu

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Century City

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive

  • 9 mile(s) from Hollywood

  • 13 mile(s) from Los Angeles (downtown)

  • 18 mile(s) from Long Beach

  • 18 mile(s) from San Pedro

  • 0.25 mile(s) from Providence St. John's HC

  • 0.25 mile(s) from John Wayne Cancer Institu

  • 0.50 mile(s) from UCLA Medical Center , Santa Monica

  • 0.50 mile(s) from UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

  • 3 mile(s) from UCLA, Los Angeles

  • 1 mile(s) from Santa Monica College

Cities & Attractions

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Century City

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1063 traveller reviews
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Not bad, but just not good either

08/12/2016 Andrewsk8s, Trondheim, Norway

Here is the thing. My wife were on an extended road trip of the Western United States and had the opportunity to stay at many different hotels, b and b's, and resorts. When we compared them all side... more


Santa Monica modern

08/12/2016 Ghc411,

Located about an easy 20 min walk from Santa Monica beach. The room was on the smaller size, so don’t come with too much luggage. The décor was little on the stark side and the tiled floors seemed to ... more


Good value, but could be better

01/12/2016 Nvhawk, Las Vegas

The hotel looks nice and the beds were comfortable. Compared to other hotels in the area, you can't beat the price for what you get... But, if you are being nit picky, this hotel has issues. Cleanlin... more

Owner Response
BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review
Thank you for your feedback, your business is very important to us and we value your comments. We sincerely apologize for the housekeeping issues that you experienced during your stay. Your comments have been forwarded to our management team. We’re happy that you enjoyed the comfort of the pillow top mattresses. By telling us what you liked about your stay and giving us ideas on how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. Thank you for being our guest.


28/11/2016 67sandran, CLOVIS, United States

We decided on a last minute trip to Venice Beach to celebrate our daughters birthday. We had no plans, no reservations, nothing. Got here and spent the day doing what you do at the beach when I fina... more

Owner Response
BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review
Dear 67sandran, Thank you ever so much for your feedback and welcome to the Best Western brand of hotels! We work hard to make our guests happy and are so pleased that you enjoyed your accommodations and that your daughter’s birthday celebration was truly memorable. Our aspiration is to create a lasting connection with our guests and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Great Value!

26/11/2016 Joferrell,

Super cute room with a beach theme. Love the solid surface flooring-no gross carpet!! Great value! $179/night with free parking. Cannot beat that price! Not within walking distance to beach-but only a... more

Owner Response
BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review
Thank you so much for your feedback, we share it with all of our team members. We were happy to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your accommodations and the laminate wood flooring. Many of our hotel guests mention how much they love the laminate flooring in our guest rooms as an alternative to carpeting! We are located just 1.9 miles from downtown Santa Monica and the pier and as you mention just a quick drive will get you there in no time. Please contact us when your travels bring you back to Santa Monica, we will be happy to assist you.