Best Rooms: Rooms with south-facing views are the most popular because they face Century City and offer the most panoramic views of the city. East-facing rooms offer a view of Bel Air, while west-facing views look out onto the neighborhood of Brentwood.
3 star hotel
Area: Pico, Santa Monica
3.46 mi from Getty Center
Best Rooms: Located on the corner of Santa Monica Blvd and 20th St., there aren't any real views offered from the hotel.
5 star hotel
Area: Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills
3.76 mi from Getty Center
Best Rooms: The bungalow style villas are the quietest, and they're surrounded by a tropical garden.
2.5 star hotel
Area: West Los Angeles
3.87 mi from Getty Center
Best Rooms: Room numbers ending in *09 on floors 2 - 3 (e.g. 209, 309) offer a nice view of the pool.
Best Rooms: The hotel is right in the middle of Rodeo Drive, so for the best views, request an exterior odd-numbered room (e.g. 301, 409). Exterior even-numbered rooms (e.g. 424, 326) will have partial views of the Hollywood hills.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Downtown Santa Monica, Santa Monica
4.72 mi from Getty Center
Best Rooms: Rooms towards the back of the hotel face the freeway and sports park. Rooms at the front side of the hotel, on a higher floor (i.e. 6 or 7), offer partial ocean views; rooms on lower floors overlook a colorful parking garage.