Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

The moment you arrive at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows you will notice the magical transformati

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

Situated atop scenic bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is Santa Monica’s premier address for locals and world travelers alike. Lush gardens, breathtaking views, and Southern California style await guests of the hotel. Experience the very best of this urban resort with surf-modern bungalows by Michael Berman; seasonally inspired FIG Restaurant, featuring wood-fired fare; nightlife at The Bungalow; and fitness by Exhale. Located just steps from the beach, Santa Monica Pier, and Third Street Promenade, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is the ideal seaside escape.

Hotel Tip

Take advantage of the hotel’s complimentary bicycles and go for an early evening cycle along the beach, soaking up the local culture. –Jolee Gallagher Gold Coast, Australia

Virtuoso Preferred Supplier Since 01 Jul 2010

Virtuoso Amenities

    For 2020:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability (The following applicable upgrades are: Fairmont Room > Deluxe Room, Deluxe Room > Deluxe Ocean View Room, Deluxe Ocean View > Premier Ocean View Room Signature)
  • Full breakfast daily for two guests per bedroom ($30.00 per person)
  • $100 USD Food & Beverage or Spa Services credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

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What an amazing Hotel

By: Gynette


Reviewed on: 09 Apr 2014

My 16 yr old daughter, her friend and I had the pleasure of spending 7 nights at the beautiful Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica California this past March.  The service was over the top from the doormen that would never allow you to open the door yourself to the servers every morning at breakfast to the out standing counsieur service.  We really enjoyed starting our day with a delicious breakfast at the restaurant, the yogurt and berries were our favourite.  The hotel bikes were nice for a morning ride down to Vencie or Muscle Beach. In the evening we were spoiled to use the "house car" like we had our own private car and driver.  In a nut shell, we truly felt like Royalty staying at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and I look forward to returning with my Husband and stay in one of the Bungalows.  Thanks Kyle and Ryan for making our vacation so memorable.
Travel Advisor:  Debbie Reimer

beautiful facility

By: Kathi


Reviewed on: 01 Jun 2014

This is a beautiful hotel right across the street from the beach.  Everything I saw or used was above the normal standard of chain hotels.The bungalow was a very pleasant experience.  It was much larger than a regular room and made you feel right at home.I liked the idea of the workout clothes and shoes already in the room to encourage you to get out and do something.  I was not able to enjoy this as I have had serious back problems.I had a great massage at the Spa and Cooper loosened up my sore shoulders.I plan in revisiting this hotel again.
Travel Advisor:  Nanci Cain

love fig

By: herb kean


Reviewed on: 20 Jul 2014

Travel Advisor:  Lynn Klinger

Service at its Finest

By: GailM


Reviewed on: 24 May 2015

We wanted to be treated like Princesses on this trip and we got exactly that. No complaints whatsoever. Everything was perfect

Awesome service!!

By: Christy


Reviewed on: 26 Jun 2015

Our trip to Santa Monica was perfectly planned by Georgia at Manchester Travel. We love the Fairmont Miramar! We always get an upgrade and amenities as well. Thanks
Travel Advisor:  Georgia Smith

Excellent Concierge Service

By: CGV123


Reviewed on: 19 Jan 2016

Concierge took the time to research a good restaurant for my business meeting. He listened to my needs and requests and he was spot-on! Will definitely return.
Travel Advisor:  Debbie Crockett-Rice

Great location, nice furnishings

By: Valleyfor


Reviewed on: 20 Feb 2017

We had a great view from our room. The room was clean, fresh and had good amenities. Plenty of celeb sightings here. One of the best entry ways anywhere.
Travel Advisor:  Brooke Danza

Fairmont Miramar

By: Me


Reviewed on: 02 Oct 2017

Hotel public spaces are excellent, virtuoso amenities make it even better. Our ocean deluxe king was adequate, but not as luxurious as the rest of the hotel.
Travel Advisor:  Joan Schwartz

Great hotel

By: Christy


Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2017

Great , only issue was room wasn’t ready at 4 pm and we had an event at 5 to be at.
Travel Advisor:  Georgia Smith

Fairmont Miramar

By: Debbyd


Reviewed on: 17 Nov 2017

Excellent. Great location, nice rooms.
Travel Advisor:  Helen Reid

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

By: Rocky


Reviewed on: 16 Jan 2018

Very comfortable hotel, well located for what we were interested in doing. Walking distance to many activities.
Travel Advisor:  Lynn Ciccarelli

KF

By: KF


Reviewed on: 15 Apr 2018

Our stay was fantastic! The hotel was lovely and so family-friendly. They made us feel very welcome, especially my daughter, who received all sorts of personalized treats. I hope to be back again soon!
Travel Advisor:  Wendy Edwardson

Yes with conditions

By: JAR


Reviewed on: 18 Aug 2018

Santa Monica is beautiful and the location of this resort is super convenient to the beach. This is a big resort with a lot of families, so not the best if you want a quiet, romantic getaway.
Travel Advisor:  Lena Brown

santa monica

By: Mike


Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2018

amazing hotel, great job
Travel Advisor:  Ourisman Travel

Location, location, location

By: wez


Reviewed on: 10 Jan 2019

You can't do better if you want to stay in Santa Monica. Rooms aren't remarkable (it's an old hotel and I'm sure a renovation is planned) but they are clean, and if you get a room with a view the vistas are exceptional. Fig, the hotel restaurant, serves a delightful breakfast and celebrity sightings aren't rare. Love the indoor/outdoor fitness room. The enormous Fig tree in the front is majestic and provides welcome shade. If they renovated the place to Four Seasons standards (doubt the City of Santa Monica would permit that sort of project) they could charge 2x the price. Super friendly staff at the valet, housekeeping, front desk, and restaurant.
Travel Advisor:  Robert Merlin

Marimar Fairmont

By: Voltron 1


Reviewed on: 11 Feb 2019

What a class facility. We had a beautiful room, with an Ocean View. Wonderful stay....no fires...no mudslides.
Travel Advisor:  Nancy Stein

The Fig

By: Traveling Texans


Reviewed on: 23 Mar 2019

The Fairmont was awesome. The Fig restaurant was the best. Great atmosphere and happy hour. We used their bikes for free all morning long. And the kids loved the pool. Rooms were clean and big. Would definitely go back.
Travel Advisor:  Cristina Buaas

In sickness and in health

By: Mike Dwyer


Reviewed on: 02 Apr 2019

The Fairmont Miramar is a very good hotel, with a magnificent Moreton Bay Fig tree dominating the entry. The water views are great and the whole setting is very relaxed and chilled. Unfortunately I was ill on our last day due to food poisoning at another establishment, and the Miramar staff were wonderful. Apart from driving me to the hospital, they extended our check-out time, and extended it again and again, despite being close to 100% occupancy. Thank you Fairmont Miramar, I would happily stay with you again.

Family visit

By: AHR


Reviewed on: 03 May 2019

Fairmont Miramar was a fabulous hotel, service was amazing. The pool was really busy one afternoon we were there and the staff worked hard to make sure everyone was taken care of. Great location!
Travel Advisor:  Megan Winslett

family travel

By: grandma


Reviewed on: 25 Jul 2019

A top notch trip for all 7 of us. thank you
Travel Advisor:  Helene Singer

A Lovely Stay

By: Mike Slade


Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2019

The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is a lovely place with a friendly staff. The location is convenient to my destination and I'm very comfortable returning time and time again.
Travel Advisor:  Robert Peyton

Santa Monica Hotel - The Fairmont

By: Lauren


Reviewed on: 04 Nov 2019

Great location, service, everything...note that the pool area is quite shady due to high buildings around it. Pool is heated to the perfect temperature, though.
Travel Advisor:  Kathryn Schutz

Amazing Hotel Right in the Heart of Santa Monica

By: Chrissie


Reviewed on: 29 Jan 2020

This was a great hotel. Beautiful. Right across the street from the beach, steps to the 3rd Street Promenade, walking distance to restaurants, and a few blocks to The Santa Monica Pier. The staff was wonderful and attentive. The lobby was always hopping. I would go back again.
Travel Advisor:  Michelle Orr

Home away from Home

By: Eddie


Reviewed on: 16 Jan 2020

We have been staying at the Fairmont Miramar for many years. It’s very comfortable and the personnel get to know you and call you by name. It has a great location. Two blocks from 3rd Street promenade and across the street from the beach.
Travel Advisor:  Helene Singer

Perfect Location

By: travelmom


Reviewed on: 18 Jan 2020

Our stay at the Fairmont did not disappoint. The palisades grand suite king accommodated our family of four very comfortably including an extra rollaway. We were perfectly situated to walk to the 3rd street promenade and to get to local dining. You could walk to the pier but chose to drive. The gym was well equipped and even had the opportunity to try a peloton workout. The cafe was perfect where we were able to find quick and easy breakfast food and coffee before starting our day as early as 5:30am. While valet parking was the only option and very expensive, it never took more than a couple of minutes to get our car. I highly recommend this hotel.
Travel Advisor:  Tara Ulrich

Another great stay

By: Rob B.


Reviewed on: 24 Jan 2020

Another great stay at one of our favorite hotels.
Travel Advisor:  Lisa Culver

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