Best Western

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

  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 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
  • 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

Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western plus gateway hotel santa monica in Santa Monica.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

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

  • 1.7 mile(s) from Santa Monica Pier, amusement park
  • 5 mile(s) from Century City
  • 6 mile(s) from Beverly Hills
  • 7 mile(s) from Getty Center
  • 11 mile(s) from Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • 11 mile(s) from TCL Chinese Theater
  • 13.5 mile(s) from LA Convention Center
  • 14 mile(s) from L.A. Live
  • 18 mile(s) from Universal Studios
  • 35 mile(s) from Knott's Berry Farm®
  • 40 mile(s) from Disneyland®
  • 1 mile(s) from Third Street Promenade, Several fun-filled streets of outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment.
  • 1 mile(s) from Montana Avenue, boutiques
  • 7 mile(s) from Rodeo Drive

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Sightseeing tours
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Santa Monica Beach
  • 3.5 mile(s) from Annenberg Beach House, Pool; Playground; Gallery

Nearby Restaurants

  • IHOP, on premises, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
  • .25 mile(s) from Bistro Santa Monica, Bar/Lounge, Italian, 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.

October 2015

October 10, 2015
2015 Promenade Beer & Wine Festival

Celebrating the growing wine bars and craft beer scene in Long Beach, this event will showcase some of the best beverages Long Beach's finest has to offer, alongside excellent local food and live music. Event is held downtown, beginning at 5 p.m.

October 17, 2015
2015 Belmont Shore Art Walk

The Belmont Shore Art walk and Sidewalk Chalk Art Content, as it's officially known, is set to feature over 45 artists putting their work on display along the Belmont Shore in Long Beach from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

November 2015

November 5-8, 2015
2015 Only in Hollywood Music & Arts Fest

A neighborhood-wide "walkable open house," this festival is set to feature live performances and art shows all along Hollywood, Sunset, and Cahuenga Boulvards, Vine Street, and Selma Avenue. Event times vary by day.

November 2015

November 1, 2015
2015 Dia De Los Muertos Art Festival

Hosted at the Downey Theatre in downtown L.A., this festival is an indoor/outdoor get together, featuring theater productions, live music, art displays, ballet folklorico, and much more. The begins at 9 a.m.

November 15, 2015
2015 8th Annual Wine & Jazz Festival

Held at the Museum of Flying Santa Monica, this mini-fest features live jazz, food, fine wine tastings, and a silent auction. The fun begins at 5 p.m.

December 2015

December 5, 2015
2015 Santa Monica-Venice Christmas Run

Began in 1977, this annual SoCal tradition features more than 10,000 runners making the trek from Santa Monica to Venice and the Venice Beach Boardwalk with 5K and 10K races. Visitors are invited to join in the fun.

December 20, 2015
2015 Muckenthalers Holiday Festival

Los Angeles visitors are invited to experience this fun-filled festival held in Fullerton, featuring an arts and crafts fair, delicious foods, craft beer vendors, home and gallery tours, and more, at the Muckentahler Culture Center. Event begins at 4 p.m.

down Best Western USA & Canada
Alabama  |  Alaska  |  Arizona  |  Arkansas  |  California  |  Colorado  |  Connecticut  |  Delaware  |  Florida  |  Georgia  |  Hawaii  |  Idaho  |  Illinois  |  Indiana  |  Iowa  |  Kansas  |  Kentucky  |  Louisiana  |  Maine  |  Maryland  |  Massachusetts  |  Michigan  |  Minnesota  |  Mississippi  |  Missouri  |  Montana  |  Nebraska  |  Nevada  |  New Hampshire  |  New Jersey  |  New Mexico  |  New York  |  North Carolina  |  North Dakota  |  Ohio  |  Oklahoma  |  Oregon  |  Pennsylvania  |  Rhode Island  |  South Carolina  |  South Dakota  |  Tennessee  |  Texas  |  Utah  |  Vermont  |  Virginia  |  Washington  |  Washington D.C.  |  West Virginia  |  Wisconsin  |  Wyoming
Alberta  |  British Columbia  |  Manitoba  |  New Brunswick  |  Nova Scotia  |  Ontario  |  Prince Edward Island  |  Quebec  |  Saskatchewan  |  Yukon  |  Caribbean

Each Best Western® branded hotel is independently owned and operated. © 2002-2015 Best Western International, Inc. All rights reserved. © 2015 TripAdvisor LLC. All rights reserved.