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BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

1920 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404-1909
Phone: 310-829-9100   |   Fax: 310-829-9211   |   123 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 2:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

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 California's 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 an exercise facility, complimentary parking, a computer center 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 hotel's 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.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Exercise facility, 24 Hour
  • Elevator,
  • Interior corridor,
  • 24-hour front desk,
  • Multilingual staff,
  • Porterage/bell services,
  • Dry cleaning,
  • Express check out via program on TV monitor
  • Late check out 6:00 p.m. check out for additional charge of $69.00 plus tax
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, computer with Internet and printing available to all guests in the hotel lobby
  • Fax services, Send/Receive faxes at Front Desk for a fee
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Catering
  • Front Desk can make copies for a fee
  • Sightseeing tours
  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Local shuttle, complimentary weekday hotel van service to beach and Third Street Promenade
  • Free parking, one car per room
  • Garage parking, one car per room free
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary newspaper (USA Today) Monday-Friday only at front desk-limited quantities.
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout hotel
  • Garden sun decks

BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

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Conveniently located, the best western plus gateway hotel santa monica in Santa Monica, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 34.028445  /  Latitude: -118.480025


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The north or south. Take Interstate 405 to Interstate 10 west. Take the Cloverfield exit right and then turn left on Santa Monica Boulevard. Turn left on 20th Street toward the BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica.

From: The east. Take Interstate 10 west to the Cloverfield Exit. Turn right, then turn left on Santa Monica Boulevard and turn left on 20th Street toward the BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica.

From: The west. Take Interstate 10 east to the 20th Street Exit. Turn left and follow to Santa Monica Boulevard toward the BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Burton Chace Park

The next time you visit the Los Angeles area, be sure to check out Burton Chace Park. This is a beautiful, 12-acre park in near Santa Monica. Kick back, relax and enjoy the incredible views of the city from one of the park's grassy knolls. As the city's largest public park, there are plenty of fun outdoor activities to do in the park.

Bring your favorite food for grilling out and enjoy an afternoon picnic in one of the picnic shelters. Cast into the water and enjoy an afternoon of fishing or take a leisurely stroll around the park. Those visiting the Los Angeles area during the holidays, will want to find a spot in the park to enjoy the Marina Del Rey Holiday Boat Parade

Loyola Marymount University

Established in 1911, Loyola Marymount University, located just south of Santa Monica, is a Roman Catholic university with Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Loyola University achieved University status in 1930. It merged with Marymount College in 1973 after five years of sharing buildings.

The Loyola Law School was established in 1920 and occupies a separate campus west of downtown Los Angeles. Loyola Marymount University remains one of the largest Roman Catholic Universities in the Western United States. Students attending the University have six colleges and schools to choose from, for a choice of study. 

Santa Monica Pier

An iconic attraction in the Los Angeles metro area, the Santa Monica Pier is a haven for fun times in beautiful Santa Monica. Ride the historic 1922 Carousel, the Pacific Wheel Ferris Wheel or roller coaster at Pacific Park, the pier's amusement park, or step into the arcade. The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is home to a wonderful variety of marine life.

Bring your fishing pole to cast into the ocean and try your best at reeling a fish in. Or, enjoy watching others trying to reel in a big one. The Santa Monica hotel is a perfect location for strolling along the pier and for visiting the Third Street Promenade. Have fun while in the Los Angeles area.

Venice Beach Boardwalk

A premier destination near Marina del Rey, the Venice Beach Boardwalk yields fun-filled days. Enjoy walking along the boardwalk, eating, drinking, shopping, listening to music, watching performers and having a great time with family and friends. Shop for arts and crafts and one-of-a-kind gifts. Ready for a tattoo or a piercing? It just takes a few minutes in one of the shops along the boardwalk.

Santa Monica is a short two-mile drive from Venice. Have fun in this beautiful coastal city. Enjoy strolling the Santa Monica Pier, go shopping and enjoy dining in the area's restaurants. Make the most of your time exploring and seeing the sights in the Los Angeles Metro Area

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Santa Monica Civic Center
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Santa Monica Pier, amusement park
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Century City
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Beverly Hills
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Getty Center
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Star Walk of Fame
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Mann's Chinese Theater
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Staples Center, home of the Los Angeles Lakers
  • 12.00 mile(s) from LA Convention Center
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Los Angeles Coliseum
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Universal Studios
  • 27.00 mile(s) from Hurricane Harbor
  • 32.00 mile(s) from Six Flags® Magic Mountaiin
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Disneyland®
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Knott's Berry Farm®
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Raging Waters
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Catalina Island
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Bergamot Station
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Third Street Promenade, free shuttle service
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Montana Avenue, boutiques
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Main Street shopping
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Rodeo Drive
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Citadel Shopping Outlet

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Malibu
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Century City
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Hollywood
  • 13.00 mile(s) from downtown Los Angeles
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Long Beach
  • 18.00 mile(s) from San Pedro
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Saint John's Hospital
  • 0.25 mile(s) from John Wayne Cancer Institute
  • 0.50 mile(s) from UCLA Medical Center , Santa Monica
  • 0.50 mile(s) from MTV
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Frank Gehry Architect
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Sony
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Universal Music
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Water Garden Complex
  • 0.50 mile(s) from MGM Plaza
  • 1 mile(s) from Santa Monica College
  • 3 mile(s) from University of California , Los Angeles
  • 4 mile(s) from Westwood/UCLA

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Sightseeing tours
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Santa Monica Beach, free shuttle service
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Venice Beach

Nearby Restaurants

  • IHOP, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 10% senior discount.
  • .25 mile(s) from Bistro Restauran, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,

BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Santa Monica. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

May 2015

May 14 - November 19, 2015
Playhouse District Block Party

Pasadena's Playhouse District transforms regular Thursday evenings into a charming night of food and music throughout the year.

June 2015

June 22 - August 27, 2015
Moonlight Movies on the Beach

Held on select dates from June till August, Alfredo's Beach Club in Long Beach showcases family-friendly films on a giant inflatable screen. Bring your own beach chairs.

August 2015

August 15 - 16, 2015
Long Beach Sand Sculpture Contest

Enjoy live music, arts & crafts, food, and one of the oldest sand castle contests in the USA.

August 2015

August 8, 2015
LA Weekly Burger Festival

Experience some of the best burgers in Los Angeles with this Santa Monica Pier festival.

August 22 - 23, 2015
FYF Fest

Music's hottest acts come for a two-day bloc party at the LA Sports Arena & Exposition Park.

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