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Originally built in 1909, Santa Monica Pier is home to a variety of entertainments such as an amusement park and an aquarium, as well as dining options ranging from gourmet fare to cotton candy and ice cream cones, and much more...

Also, the history of Rest Haven Motel in Santa Monica, California includes a lot of different activities in the Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier area.


Here are some Do's...
• Santa Monica Pier:
• A Santa Monica kid’s walk through the Children’s Nature Institute:
• Body surfing at Santa Monica State Beach:
• Rent bikes and ride up to Malibu:
• Shopping on Montana:

Somewhat Nearby...
Getty Villa in Malibu: 17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA.
Getty Center: 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, California 90049
• Rodeo Drive: Shop like a movie star on Beverly Hills’ most famous, most prestigious shopping street:
• Hollywood Blvd.: Relive Hollywood’s golden days on one of the most famous streets in the world. Enjoy such sights as Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, • Hollywood & Highland and the Kodak Theatre (home of the Academy Awards), the Capitol Records Building, the Jimmy Kimmel Show, and much more:
• The Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles, was designed by Frank Gehry and is a cultural landmark in the city. If you have a chance, check out the hall for its beautiful aesthetics or purchase tickets for a concert. 111 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012


LAX Airport to / from Motel

Public Transportation
The Santa Monica Big Blue Bus offers transportation between LAX and Santa Monica on Bus Line 3 and Rapid 3. For detailed route information, please visit  Fare $1.00. Check out Los Angeles County Buses Routes

Shared Ride Vans Two authorized shared ride van services LAX and Southern California -- Prime Time Shuttle and Super Shuttle. For further information or to make reservations, please visit or

Fare from $15 to $40+.

Taxi service is also available at LAX. For a list of authorized taxi companies, please visit (Los Angeles World Airport - LAWA). Fare from $30 to $50+.  Ride arrangements can also be made by contacting the Front Desk Clerk.

By Foot
The Rest Haven Motel is centrally located between Lincoln Blvd. (and Grant St.) Santa Monica, just a short walk from the famous Third Street Promenade which boasts shopping, casual to fine dining, and movie theaters. The Santa Monica Pier and beaches are all also within walking distance. For information on the City of Santa Monica's WALK Santa Monica program, please visit for tips and walk routes.

By Bike
Santa Monica encourages visitors and locals alike to enjoy the town on a bike! For information on Santa Monica's BIKE Santa Monica program, as well as bike route maps, etiquette and safety tips, please visit:

By Public Transportation
Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus offers 18 lines serving locally as well as to / from neighboring cities. For more information on bus line routes, schedules and maps, please visit Fare $1.00.

Visitor Attractions
For information about local attractions and visitor information, please visit the following websites:
Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce
Santa Monica Convention and Visitors Bureau
City of Santa Monica or and