Casa del Mar

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18 expert recommendations



Chill out, Riviera style, in a chaise lounge, pretending it's all really quite a strain on your busy life.



On the fourth floor is the Murad Spa—although massages can also be had in poolside cabanas—and the 75-seat, first-floor restaurant, Oceanfront, has spectacular sunset views.


Condé Nast Traveler 82.1

The hotel emerged from a welcome update that focused on its sprawling, atrium-like lobby lounge. Full review →

For the best view of the pool scene and the Boardwalk—and the Santa Monica Pier, with its iconic Ferris wheel—shoot for the sixth floor or higher.

DK Eyewitness

An imposing presence overlooking Santa Monica Beach, this 1926 beach club has been restored to its original grandeur.


Fodor's Tick 5

In the 1920s it was a posh beach club catering to the city's elite; now the Casa del Mar is one of SoCal's most luxurious and pricey beachfront hotels. Full review →


Forbes Travel Guide 92

Casa del Mar is located right on the sand in the heart of the Southern California seaside community of Santa Monica. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Rooms are laid out for relaxation, not business, so travelers with work on their minds should stay elsewhere. Full review →


Gayot 48

Santa Monica's landmark on the sand has become a pure jewel by the beach. Casa Del Mar has been lavishly restored to the opulent grandeur it exuded when it opened. Full review →



A mod take on a California beach club, with prime oceanfront views and a top-notch seafood restaurant.


Lonely Planet

A touch stodgy for some, the powder-blue rooms have a wood-floor entry, four-poster beds and marble bathrooms with soaker tubs. Full review →


Michelin Guide

An opulent beach club for well-to-do Angelenos in the 1920s, Casa del Mar was neglected after use as a military hotel in World War ll.


Not For Tourists

A quick stroll from the Santa Monica Pier, or a peaceful retreat from its madness. Full review →


Oyster 4.0

A true jewel, this historic grand hotel is world-class yet refreshingly unpretentious. Full review →


Star Service Tick 5

Boasting a prime location directly on the beach opposite its enchanting Hamptons-inspired kin, Shutters on the Beach, this is Santa Monica's most luxurious beachfront hotel. Full review →


The Telegraph 9.0

A luxurious hotel with sweeping views of the Pacific. Full review →


Time Out 69

Located on the sand, close to Santa Monica's shops and restaurants, this elegant and architecturally significant hotel is a local landmark. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Unlike its sister property, Shutters on the Beach—which feels more like Cape Cod than SoCal—Casa del Mar’s opulent, Mediterranean design feels right at home on the Santa Monica shore. Full review →


Zagat 4.2

"Swanky but friendly", this "see-and-be-seen" beachfront landmark built in 1926 "blows your socks off" from the moment you enter thanks to a "fantastic" lobby lounge.

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Casa del Mar

4.5 Star Hotel hotelcasadelmar.com

1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Contact (310) 581-5533
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Spa
  • Conferences
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Beach
  • Family Friendly
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast Available

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