Best Family Hotels in Santa Monica

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    Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
    Santa Monica, CA
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    The Fairmont Miramar welcomes families with several complimentary amenities for children of all ages, including in-room movies, games and beach toys. Babysitting can also be arranged through the hotel concierge.
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    Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
    Santa Monica, CA
    • Free WiFi

    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel offers special amenities for children of all ages. There are plenty of sports balls for kids to use at the beach, including soccer balls, footballs and volleyballs, plus assorted board games, strollers and arm floaties for children to use in the pool.
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    Shore Hotel Santa Monica
    Santa Monica, CA
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The hotel sees its fair amount of families in town for beach retreats. Let the front desk know you'll be traveling with children and the staff can usually arrange a childrens amenity (usually a toy). The front desk may be able to arrange babysitting services or other family needs upon request.
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    Shutters on the Beach
    Santa Monica, CA
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Although there is no formal kids club at Shutters, the hotel features several activities for families, including volleyball, paddle tennis, beach bikes and a pool with ocean views.
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    Viceroy Santa Monica
    Santa Monica, CA
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    This upscale hotel's location has several features that help kids feel at home: namely, its beachside location close to the Pier. The hotel's restaurant does have a menu for kids and the front desk can arrange things like babysitting services.
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    Palihouse Santa Monica
    Santa Monica, CA
    • Free WiFi

    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    With its suites and full kitchens, Palihouse Santa Monica is a solid, if unique, choice for travelers with children. Cribs and babysitting are available on request.
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    JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot
    Santa Monica, CA
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    The hotel does not have a kids club, but the beach is a five-minute walk away and the hotel's restaurant has menu options for children, as well as 24-hour room service. JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot also has a pool.
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    Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica
    Santa Monica, CA
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica offers several suites with enough space for families with children to travel comfortably. Although there is no regular kids club, a special kids area with toys and video games is set up beside the pool in the summer. Children must be accompanied by an adult when using the pool as there is no lifeguard on duty.
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    Oceana
    Santa Monica, CA
    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Families will appreciate the hotel's beachside location and family-friendly amenities like the heated outdoor wading pool and complimentary beach cruiser bikes, guided hikes and surf lessons. The 70-room Oceana Beach Club Hotel only has two adjoining room options, so if you know you'll need more space for your brood, notify the hotel upon booking. Let the staff know that you'll be traveling with kids and they can arrange for an in-room cookie platter to surprise them upon arrival.
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    Casa del Mar
    Santa Monica, CA
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    According to recent guests, Casa del Mar meshes a little art deco flair with Mediterranean styling – a mélange that has a beautiful effect. And compared to its sister property, the Cape Cod-esque Shutters on the Beach, this hotel affords a more upscale aesthetic. Count the Italian marble featured in the lobby and guest room bathrooms as proof. And the cool blue decor, intricately carved furniture and luxe amenities like Nespresso coffee machines and MALIN+GOETZ toiletries only add to the experience. One of the southernmost hotels along Santa Monica's pricey beachfront strip, the Casa del Mar has 129 rooms and suites to choose from, as well as the tasty restaurant, Catch, and the gorgeous Sea Wellness Spa.
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    The Georgian Hotel
    Santa Monica, CA
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Cribs are free and rollaway beds can be placed in certain rooms for $30 per night.
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    Huntley Santa Monica Beach
    Santa Monica, CA
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    The Huntley Hotel is not geared toward families, but the on-site restaurant does have several menu items kids might enjoy.
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    Hotel Shangri-La
    Santa Monica, CA
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    There are no special amenities for children and adjoining rooms aren't available, only suites. But the on-site restaurant provides room service and a kids menu.

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