Coming to Los Angeles for a Meditation Retreat

Many of the Hard Light Center of Awakening programs are held in Pacific Palisades. We have compiled the following information for you if you’d like to stay in the area. You can also check online services such as, or in which you enter your dates, preference for geographical area and price range, and any hotels not fully occupied bid to take your booking. Substantial savings are often available. Searching ‘Santa Monica’ or ‘Westwood’ will keep you within about a 15 mile radius of Pacific Palisades. For transporation suggests, see shuttles.


Lodging Near the Pacific Palisades Women’s Club

Hotel Name Address More Info
Channel Road Inn 

219 W. Channel Rd., Santa Monica

Range from $235-$395

Channel Road Inn was recently ranked as top bed and breakfast in Los Angeles by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine as well as Travel and Leisure Magazine and is located in the seaside community of Santa Monica. With many rooms boasting fireplaces, jetted spa tubs and peeks of the ocean, this charming and finely crafted historic inn offers visitors to the Los Angeles area a relaxing haven by the sea. Guests enjoy the fabulous complimentary amenities including a bountiful breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres.
The Brentwood Inn 12200 W. sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA
Range from $139 – $200
A charming destination found in Brentwood.
The Ambrose

1255 20th St., Santa Monica

Range from $157-395

Affordable luxury and LEED Certification make The Ambrose a unique and popular destination in the heart of Santa Monica. Nestled in a quiet upscale neighborhood, this 77 room boutique hotel offers a peaceful oasis for business and leisure travelers alike. The Ambrose is ideally located only one block from the Wilshire business district, and just a 5-minute drive from the Pacific Ocean and the pedestrian entertainment street, Third Street Promenade.
The Georgian Hotel 

1415 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica

Range from $200-350

The Georgian Hotel has a distinct architectural Art Deco Style, which is unique to Los Angeles. The hotel is also rich in history dating back to the late twenties in the early days of Hollywood. Many famous actors and actresses of the time have visited this glorious hotel. Featuring spectacular ocean sunsets and panoramic Santa Monica Bay views, it is situated in the seaside resort community of Santa Monica and offers many amenities to the modern business traveler as well as the casual guest.
The Doubletree Santa Monica

1707 Fourth Street, Santa Monica

Range from $179 – $350

The Doubletree Santa Monica hotel is conveniently located just off I-10, minutes from the Third Street Promenade and its infinite number of shops and boutiques, Venice Beach, and Malibu Beach. Also, located just four blocks away, is the trendy Santa Monica Beach and Pier, a must-see attraction when visiting Santa Monica. With an address near the Santa Monica Freeway, many of California’s most popular destinations like Rodeo Drive, The Getty Museum, Universal Studios, UCLA and Hollywood are easily accessible for you to explore.
Sheraton Delfina

530 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica

Range from $159 – $319

Ideally located in the heart of Santa Monica, the Delfina Santa Monica is just four blocks from the beautiful sandy beach and popular bicycle and skate paths. This hotel offers 308 spacious and comfortable guestrooms – many with spectacular views of the pristine ocean or sweeping mountains. A short stroll will bring you to nearby Santa Monica Place, the Third Street Promenade, and the Santa Monica Pier.
BEST WESTERN Gateway Hotel

1920 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica

Ranges around $150

Enjoy convenient access to the Santa Monica Pier, beaches and the famous Third Street Promenade while staying at this full-service California hotel.
The Hotel California

1670 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 393-2363

Ranges from $129 – $319

Located just steps from the beach and the Santa Monica pier. The recently renovated Hotel California offers 26 lovely guest rooms appointed in classic California decor with hardwood floors, surfboard style headboards, 27* color televisions with satellite Cable and 300 count thread Egyptian cotton linens, help make the Hotel California the ultimate California experience. 100% non smoking rooms, premium mattresses and complimentary high speed wireless internet access to ensure the most comfortable accommodations at Santa Monica Beach. Enjoy a relaxing evening in our Spanish tiled courtyard or our complimentary continental breakfast on a warm southern California morning
Custom Hotel Lax, A Joie De Vivre Boutique Hotel

8639 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles

Ranges from $95 – $150

The Custom Hotel LAX, A Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel is located near Marina Del Rey, Playa Vista and Los Angeles International Airport and approximately 15-20 minutes from Culver City and the beach towns of Venice, Santa Monica, and Manhattan Beach. The hotel is a 12-floor tower, originally designed by renowned mid-century architect Welton Beckett, has undergone an extensive renovation that has transformed the tower into a vibrant and contemporary space and has added significant outdoor areas. The hotel additionally features an outdoor pool bar and lounge featuring stadium seating and sundeck and a rotation of eclectic DJs. The rooms boast panoramic views of Hollywood, LAX runway or Downtown Los Angeles. Each room or suite includes desk and work area, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, and stereo with an iPod and MP3 docking station. Well-appointed bathrooms feature oversized basins with vanity, Egyptian cotton bath towels, and complimentary Lather bath amenities.
Super 8 Motel Los Angeles Airport

9250 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles

Ranges from $63 – $90

Located 1 mile from Los Angeles International Airport . This motel provides free shuttle service to and from the Los Angeles airport. Must call from the courtesy phone located at the baggage claim area for pickup from the LAX Airport. Free superstart breakfast, free parking while you stay, free high speed internet, outdoor pool. Daily tours depart from lobby to Disneyland, Universal Studios, San Diego Zoo, Sea World, LA city tours and movie stars’ homes.

Vacation Rentals

Cozy Santa Monica Casita ~ 8 blocks from beach

Santa Monica

A bargain at $110/night, weekly break at $99/night for 7 nights

Nurturing Studio Casita in Santa Monica, 8 blocks to ocean, easy walk to Main Street’s boutiques, restaurants, yoga, Sunday Farmers Market w/music and gourmet breakfasts, 20-min walk to funky Venice Beach and bike path, 30-min walk to vibrant Promenade’s restaurants, bars, movies and the SM Pier’s spectacular views from the ferris wheel.
Venice Beach 1/2 block from the sand!

Venice Beach

$100 a night and $450 a week TAX INCLUDED. $50 cleaning fee and optional parking for $8

Fully furnished one bedroom apartment, one-half block from Venice Beach. Fifteen minutes from LAX, twenty-five minutes from Hollywood.  We are located on a quiet, no-vehicle “walk street” in a neighborhood with many restaurants, bike and skate rental shops and other retail stores for shopping.  The apartment has a living area with a sofabed, a bedroom with a double bed, bathroom with tub/shower, and a fully equipped kitchen.
Venice Beach Vacation Rental apartment

Venice Beach


Venice Beach – Work or Play! Just 2 short blocks to the heart of Venice/Santa Monica’s Main Street! 4 Blocks to the beach and the bike path! Easy street parking, quiet neighborhood. A great location for business or pleasure with restaurants, shopping, and Whole Foods, laundry (fluff and fold or do it yourself!) all within a short walking distance. Fully renovated and completely appointed. Complete kitchen with breakfast/dining area. Wireless Internet access. Network cable television. Eco-Friendly. Non-Toxic cleaners. Move in ready (key in lock box). Everything you need and no need for a car! Park your car and enjoy. Easy access to 10 Freeway for nights out in town or work. Tide shuttle for local, Santa Monica excursions. Bike path and bike rentals within walking distance. The property is on a hill just above Main Street and shopping. Abbot Kinney (unique shopping and great restaurants) just 4 blocks southeast! Location is prime! 1 reserved off-street parking space!

Transportation Options

Shuttles2LAX $19 RideShare (7 people)
  $65 + Van (9 people)
  $55+ Town Car (3 people)
Road Runner $29 door to door from LAX to Pacific Palisades, one way

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