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A Santa Monica Icon

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is situated on five expansive acres on the bluff north of the Santa Monica Pier overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Our five-star luxury urban resort boasts the most ocean-view rooms in Santa Monica and is the only beachside hotel with bungalows. Live like a local and embrace the famously laidback California lifestyle, just steps from the ocean.

If the walls could talk

When you talk about the history of Santa Monica, you have to mention The Fairmont Miramar. For over 100 years, Fairmont Miramar has served as the ideal Californian seaside retreat. Famous guests have included Hollywood star Greta Garbo, Senator John F. Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, and many more. Bask in contemporary luxury in our immaculately restored 1950s Ocean Tower, historic residential Palisades wing, and private 1930s Bungalows.


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Open and Airy

Sip on expertly mixed craft cocktails at our sophisticated and serene Lobby Lounge, the ideal spot for a casual meal, a remote day, or relaxed drink at any time of day.

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Fresh And Flavorful Dining

Taste the best of our fresh and local bounty, masterfully prepared to harmonize and highlight bright flavors, tantalizing aromas, and sensual textures. Indulge in casual poolside eats, creative cuisine and fine dining at The Fairmont Miramar. From the seasonally inspired menu of FIG, our critically acclaimed neighborhood bistro, to the handcrafted nigiri and rolls of Soko Sushi, you’ll find unforgettable dining experiences.

Explore the World of Fairmont Miramar

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Only at Fairmont Miramar

Enjoy the best of Santa Monica without ever having to leave Fairmont Miramar. Unless you want to, of course! Do as much, or as little, as you like at our centrally located urban resort.

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Santa Monica Meetings

Meet, retreat, and convene in SoCal style at our luxury resort by the sea. Fairmont Miramar has hosted thousands of successful events in our over 100-year history.

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Beach-Inspired Bungalows

Stay in one of our 31 luxurious private Bungalow Suites, featuring perfectly preserved 1930s architecture and modern Southern California surf design.

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The Getty

A museum with someone for everyone: art, gardens, and the best view of the city.

Driving Distance: 15 minutes
BMO Stadium

Catch a Los Angeles Football Club game in the first open-air stadium to be built in LA over 30 years ago.

Driving Distance: 22 minutes
Abbot Kinney Boulevard

The perfect place to stroll and absorb beach Venice vibes, with high-end retail and local restaurant favorites such as Gjelina, the Butcher’s Daughter, and Felix Trattoria.

Driving Distance: 12 minutes
Montana Avenue

Not far from The Miramar, Montana is the heart and soul of fantastic boutique shopping and restaurants.

Walking Distance: 1 hour 

Driving Distance: 12 minutes
Third Street Promenade

A lively local hangout for first-run cinema, dining, shopping, street performers, artists, vendors and musicians.

Walking Distance: 4 minutes

Driving Distance: 2 minutes
Cayton Children's Museum

In Downtown Santa Monica, just blocks from the Pacific Ocean, the Cayton Children’s Museum offers 21,000 square feet of discovery-based exhibits and interactive-play for kids.

Walking Distance: 10 minutes 

Driving Distance: 3 minutes Arena Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Downtown Los Angeles.

Driving Distance: 35 minutes
SoFi Stadium

SoFi Stadium is an unparalleled sports and entertainment destination in Inglewood.

Driving Distance: 35 minutes
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Miramar Beach Club

Enjoy a front row seat of the Pacific ocean and enjoy all the activities that Santa Monica beaches have to offer, in your own private area. Butler service available with beach essentials, towels, suntan lotion, and a full menu of snacks & drinks.

Available to hotel guests only. Guests are escorted to and from the beach in our Jeep House Cars. 

Driving Distance: 3 minutes
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Poolside Kitchen

Dining outdoors with a fresh sea breeze is an elemental part of Southern California living. Lunch on a lobster cobb, poke bowl or burger with luscious fresh fruit over watermelon mojitos on the swimming pool patio. Eat from your chaise lounge or at the water-side bar. Join us for Poolside Cinema happening every weekend from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Atelier by Edward Avedis

Surprise your sweetheart with a sparkly bauble or pick out a special watch or ring together. Sixth-generation jeweler Avedis “Avo” Guerboian displays gorgeous ready-made jewelry designs, hand-picked vintage luxury goods and top watch brands. Ask for suggestions or discuss your custom jewelry ideas with the master, too.

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Em Styles Salon

Em Styles Salon does everything styling hair, makeup, cuts, color, balayage, extensions and smoothing treatments, like the Brazilian blowout. By appointment only.

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Lloyd's Barbershop

A beloved institution, Lloyd’s is an old-school barbershop that took up residence at The Miramar in 2011. Get a hot shave and traditional cut over a complimentary glass of bourbon, cognac or scotch.

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Exhale Fitness

Located on the 2nd floor of exhale® spa, the fitness center offers an array of exercise equipment to help you reach your goals. The fitness center features Cybex equipment, Peloton bikes, free weights, and weight training machines. Enjoy the relaxing ocean view from our spacious outdoor gym terrace. To arrange a personal training session contact exhale®. Available 24-hours to hotel guests. Guests enjoy one complimentary Exhale Fitness class during their stay.

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Exhale Spa

Exhale Spa offers the perfect escape for hotel guests and Los Angeles residents alike. Our fully appointed spa boasts a menu of massage, facials, and nail therapies, including outdoor treatment rooms. Relax in the zen lounge, shop the fully-stocked boutique, and get settled in the well-amenitized changing rooms.

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You’ve basked in the carefree Santa Monica lifestyle, now get the look. The pioneering French luxury label that spawned the father-son matching swimwear trend offers its fresh, flirty and vibrant swimwear and beachwear for men, women and children year-round. Vilebrequin’s stylish boutique at The Miramar is a favorite with locals and visitors.

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Lobby Lounge

Open and airy with palm fronds swaying in the ocean breeze, the inviting Lobby Lounge is the perfect place to host a meeting or lunch with friends, enjoy Happy Hour or sip on a delicious cappuccino or craft cocktail after checking in. At night, the Lounge takes on a softly romantic glow, when the stage is set for dining, drinks, and low-key social gatherings.

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Dogtown Coffee

Named for the 70s skateboarding greats the Z-Boys and their stomping grounds known as “Dogtown,” the Fairmont Miramar is the exclusive location of Dogtown’s first outpost. Serving freshly squeezed juices, smoothies, breakfast, lunch, grab-and-go options and more. Start your day of adventure with the best cup of coffee at Dogtown.

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Fig Restaurant

FIG is a neighborhood bistro committed to fresh, seasonal cuisine. The menu features diverse Southern California bounty, sourced from multiple weekly visits to the local farmers markets and from specialty foragers that comb the coastline for hard to find items.

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The Bungalow

This lively lounge is an LA and Santa Monica it spot. Set in a Baja-chic cottage with a rambling outdoor patio, The Bungalow is a little bohemian, lots of fun and totally unpretentious. Join revelers who gather inside around the billiards table or outside on sofas under the hanging surfboards.

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Soko Sushi, the latest pop-up at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, is a literal tribute to the origins of sushi. The name “Soko” means “storeroom,” and Soko is, in fact, set in a simple storeroom on our main-floor lobby. Here, Sushi Chef Masa Shimakawa delivers a Master Class in refined technique, presentation, and quality. Now available on DoorDash!

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Santa Monica Pier

The west coast end of Route 66 includes games, rides, vendors, trapeze lessons, the world’s only solar-powered Ferris Wheel (130 feet high, with over 174,000 energy-efficient flashing LED light), as well as food and vendors.

Walking Distance: 10 minutes

Driving Distance: 3 minutes
Griffith Observatory

Southern California’s gateway to the cosmos! Visitors may look through telescopes, explore exhibits, and get a clear view of the infamous Hollywood sign.

Driving Distance: 45 minutes
The Broad

An art museum with world’s leading collections of postwar and contemporary art.

Driving Distance: 55 minutes
Grand Central Market

Grand Central Market provides a national-caliber eating experience that showcases California’s best ingredients, chefs, and entrepreneurs.

Driving Distance: 45 minutes

Discover the magic at the happiest place on Earth.

Driving Distance: 50 minutes
The Huntington

A collections-based educational and research institution. Explore the library, art museum, and botanical gardens.

Driving Distance: 40 minutes
The Strand

Ride along the 22-mile paved bicycle path along the Los Angeles coastline in our complimentary beach cruisers available for guests.

Santa Monica Mountains

Escape Los Angeles’ urban life to find a remote habitats, trails, and beaches.

Driving Distance: 60 minutes
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Santa Monica Beach

Make a splash at the 3.5 mile Santa Monica Beach.

Walking Distance: 8 minutes

Driving Distance: 4 minutes
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Santa Monica Farmers Market

Our culinary team is there every Wednesday and Saturday, sourcing the best organic bounty from the world-famous Farmer’s Market.

Walking Distance: 5 minutes

Driving Distance: 2 minutes
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