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Hotel Casa Del Mar

Glamorous and clubby on the beach

from$448*(USD)night
Includes all taxes & fees
Perks
worth over
$170(USD)
  • $100 Spa Credit
  • Daily Breakfast For 2
  • Room Upgrade on Arrival, if available
  • Early check-in based on availability
  • Late check-out based on availability
  • Free Wi-Fi
*Based on a 5 night stay, from Mon, Nov 16 to Sat, Nov 21. Perks may not apply to this rate. view this rate

Santa Monica, California

Hotel Casa Del Mar

Glamorous and clubby on the beach

What it is

A classic hotel on a prime stretch of Santa Monica beach.

What it isn't

Sleek and sexy.

What we think

Right next door to Shutters on the Beach, its sister hotel, Casa del Mar is a 1926 Renaissance Revival–style edifice that still evokes a feeling of silent-era Hollywood glamour. The grand lobby is a riot of rattan furniture, mosaic floor, fruitwood paneling and potted palm trees. Upstairs, the 129 rooms and suites are more like an old-school East Coast beach club, with arched floor-to-ceiling windows, four-poster beds, silvered mirrors and walls painted in shades of sea foam and sky blue. The fifth-floor terrace is a plus with its small pool, lounge chairs and unbroken view of the Pacific. Catch, the dinner-only restaurant, serves modern seafood, while the Terrazza Lounge, located on the upper level of the lobby, serves light Med-Cal dishes all day. At night it’s the spot to go for a cocktail, live music and a bit of a scene.

You're here because

You want to be directly on the beach and want something more formal than the young-skewing Shutters and less corporate than the Fairmont.

The Moment

Sitting by one of the curved floor-to-ceiling windows in the lounge, you sip on your shaken Mercadito, the bite of the tequila and jalapeño softened by a whiff of cucumber. Watching the sky turn from blazing blue to a myriad of pinks and oranges over the Pacific, you remember the biggest perk of the West Coast: the sun sets over the ocean here.

Location

On the beach in Santa Monica, a 10-minute walk down to the Santa Monica Pier, a 35-minute ride to MOCA and roughly 30 minutes by car to LAX.

1910 Ocean Way
Santa Monica, 90405
CA, United States

Restaraunts & Bars

Catch - Raw bar, crudo, sushi and simply grilled fish.

Terrazza Lounge - Coastal Italian cuisine. Enjoy 180 degree view of the Pacific while eating breakfast, lunch or late night cocktails.

The Lounge - Live music serving small plates and craft cocktails.