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An Affordable Choice of Hotels near Santa Monica Pier
What's a Los Angeles vacation without a trip to the beach? Holiday Inn Express Century City is one of the top hotels near Santa Monica State Beach and the always-popular Santa Monica Pier. Enjoy a restful stay in the heart of West LA, and make it a day of outdoor fun in Santa Monica.
The "World Famous" Santa Monica Pier
At Santa Monica Pier, the coastal charm of California meets the old-fashioned fun of Coney Island. Drop in for a day of inexpensive entertainment sure to please young and old alike. Don’t miss these attractions at Santa Monica Pier just minutes from our hotel:
- Pacific Park – an absolute must! Pacific Park is the only admission-free amusement park in Los Angeles and home to the exhilarating West Coaster.
- Playland Arcade – capture the spirit of classic boardwalk arcades at Playland.
- Carousel – the historic hand-carved carousel dates back to 1922.
- Santa Monica Pier Aquarium – an affordable donation gets you into this small but friendly aquarium.
Santa Monica Pier is open around the clock, but most attractions have listed hours. For more information about Santa Monica Pier, visit their Web site.
Santa Monica State Beach
Three and a half miles of pristine California coastline greet you at Santa Monica State Beach, located just five miles from our hotel near Santa Monica. The beach is a hot leisure destination year-round. The mild waves and daytime lifeguards make it the perfect choice for families as well as novice swimmers and surfers. Pack a basket and head to the picnic area at the south end, or fill up on classic boardwalk eats at Santa Monica Pier.
You've had your fun, now rest easy. The soothing hotel suites near Santa Monica at Holiday Inn Century City Hotel prove the perfect end to a perfect day.