Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows Est. 1930

101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA, United States

‹ PrevNext ›

Tap to Message + View Pricing
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Send messages & view rates of your favorite venues in one spot.
This venue has been favorited 134 times
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows sits atop the bluffs of Santa Monica overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
The urban retreat offers the very best of Santa Monica all within footsteps to the beach, the pier and the promenade making it the ideal destination for a gathering. 
The Lowdown
Type
Ballroom
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Bar / Club / Lounge
Garden
Hotel / Resort / Spa
Views
Cityscape
Coastline
Garden
Ocean
Skyline
Style
Classic
Coastal
Mid-Century Modern
Sophisticated
Urban
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Baby Shower
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Product Launch
Group Getaway
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Reunion
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

The moment you arrive at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows you will notice the magical transformation that has taken place. From the exquisitely manicured grounds to the casual elegance of our guest rooms and suites, our luxury Santa Monica oceanfront hotel will challenge your senses and provide you with an unforgettable experience.

Every member of Fairmont Miramar team is devoted to providing you with an unrivaled level of service that is both efficient and unobtrusive during your Santa Monica vacation for business or pleasure. We understand the importance of exceeding your expectations and will take every measure to ensure your stay at our Santa Monica resort is memorable and extraordinary.

For over a century, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows has welcomed guests seeking privacy and pampering. Today, the tradition continues in our Santa Monica oceanfront hotel.

Planning a Santa Monica wedding? Whether your idea of the perfect day is an intimate sunset wedding with an ocean view or a ballroom gala extravaganza, we are here to make every wish a reality.

Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $33 to $185

Additional Charges

- Parking, Audio Visual & Security
- We require an outside wedding planner for all weddings

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
450
Buffet
800
Standing
1000
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1930
Curfew
2 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Other
Yes
Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Street Parking
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
Design:
ABOUT THE HOTEL
Situated on an entire city block, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows sits atop the bluffs of Santa Monica overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The urban retreat offers the very best of Santa Monica all within footsteps to the beach, the pier and the promenade making it the ideal destination for a gathering. 

With a focus on residential interiors, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows has partnered with the nation's leading designers to create immersive lifestyle experiences reflective of Southern California. The hotel features three unique styles of accommodations that all, in their unique styles capture the essence of beach living.   

GUESTROOMS
Bungalows
Each of the 31 newly renovated bungalows have a unique personality and all combine a fresh color palate with organic elements throughout. By integrating cooling gray hues, custom lighting and local-inspired vintage artwork the bungalows are reflective of the Santa Monica beach community.
Ocean Tower 
Offering sweeping views of Malibu, the Santa Monica Pier and the Pacific Ocean, the new Ocean Tower has been restored to its original mid-century style and design.
Palisades 
Featuring a distinct residential atmosphere inspired by Santa Monica culture and lifestyle, the Palisades building combines classic with contemporary design for the ultimate seaside escape. 
Standout Venue Features:

THE BUNGALOW 
The Bungalow is more than a room; it’s a state of mind. Conjured from the rich imagination of Brent Bolthouse, The Bungalow radiates the relaxed charm of another era. Located on the corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Ocean Ave. in Santa Monica, the low-key lounge boasts stunning ocean views and is the perfect spot to watch the sun drip into the sea.

The Bungalow is a breezy Baja-style 1947 cottage surrounded by lushly landscaped grounds and gardens. There are five distinct spaces to mingle within this inviting respite from hectic city life:

The Study, a main bar, an outside deck, a State Room and East Garden for private dining, and a game room.

The Study is perfect for formal business meetings, and holds 50 for a sit-down dinner or 75 for a cocktail party. The State Room doubles as a private dining room with a hand-carved oak table and white director’s chairs. It opens onto a lovely secret garden as well as an old-school game room with a pool table and French doors. The rustic main bar features a wood-burning stove, solid oak herringbone floors and a soaring ceiling with wood rafters. Guests can also step out onto a sweeping brick patio and aged wooden deck dotted with cozy couches and chairs and covered in twinkling lights.

Rather than existing as separate spaces, The Bungalow’s unique gathering areas flow together as seamlessly as the hours of an evening spent within its walls. Guests feel as if they are visiting a welcoming home by the sea rather than a lounge—a place made of sunshine and atmospheric music, where a hand-crafted margarita pairs perfectly with easy conversation and good company.

BALLROOMS & MEETING SPACES 
Looking for an indoor space set within Santa Monica's most luxurious hotel? Look no further than Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. Boasting a 7,000 square foot ballroom and 25,000 square feet of indoor event space, Fairmont Miramar is experienced in executing large gathering of any type. By focusing on personalized service and culinary excellence, we guarantee that your event will be memorable. Select from one of our two largest Ballrooms - The Starlight Ballroom or The Wedgwood for an unforgettable event. 

OUTDOOR SPACES AT THE MIRAMAR
The Front Drive - at the center of the Front Drive is Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows more than 137 year old Moreton Bay fig tree. An icon of Santa Monica, the fig tree is the second larged of it's kind in the state of California and sets the scene for exqusite special events. The Front Drive is an ideal space for large group seeking outdoor space or couples who desire to tie the knot under the fig tree. 

The Miramar Garden - known for it's lush landscape and sunshine, the Miramar Garden is a favorite amongst guests. Bordered by 31 surf modern bungalows, the Miramar Garden is a favorite for bridal parties seeking accommodations and venue in close proximity to each other. 

The Sunset Terrace - true to its name, this private and intimate terrace boasts spectacular views. Located on the north west corner of the hotel's 5 acre property, the Sunset Terrace is a location ideal for gathering of 50 or less. 

Awards & Notables

TOP PRESS CLIPPINGS
New York Times - “California’s Hotel Bungalow Boom” 
Departures - "Blackbook, Santa Monica"
Fathom - "A Hotel Rennovated with the Ultimate So Cal Vibe"
Robb Report - "So-Cal Trifecta" 
Conde Nast Traveler online - "10 Most Pet Friendly Luxury Hotels In the World"
Brides.com - "The Black Tie Wedding Took Color to Another Level"

2016 AWARDS 

AAA Four Diamond Award

Condé Nast Traveler- Readers Choice Awards - Top 25 Hotels in Southern California

U.S. News & World Report - Best Hotels in the USA

Most Loved Santa Monica Business Winner of "Most Loved Hotel 2016"

Celebration Locations
The Front Drive:
The Front Drive is home to the majestic fig tree that welcomes guest to the historic property.
- View: The iconic Moreton Bay Fig Tree with a glimps of the ocean
- Max Capacity: 500
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Starlight Ballroom:
As the largest ballroom on the Westside of Los Angeles, the Starlight ballroom boasts 7,400 square feet of space.
- View: Elegant Ballroom
- Max Capacity: 450
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Wedgewood Ballroom:
The second largest ballroom at Fairmont Miramar, the Wedgewood is grand in appearance but intimate in size.
- View: Elegant Ballroom
- Max Capacity: 300
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Sunset Terrace:
Looking for the perfect place to watch the sun dip into the sea? Look no further than the Sunset Terrace.
- View: The Pacific Ocean
- Max Capacity: 60
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
The Miramar Gardens:
Situated in the center of the 5 acre property home to Fairmont Miramar, the lush Miramar Gardens offer a tranquil setting.
- View: Lush hotel gardens
- Max Capacity: 100
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
The Jones Library:
Featuring indoor and outdoor space, the Jones Library offers guests an intimate gathering location with views of the sea.
- View: The iconic Moreton Bay Fig Tree and Pacific Ocean
- Max Capacity: 30
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
The Bungalow:
Known as a baja inspired casita, The Bungalow is LA's premier place to sip a cocktail, people watch and enjoy the southern California sunshine.
- View: Pacific Ocean and electic interiors
- Max Capacity: 350
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:

Casual Elegance in the California tradition is the hallmark of every Santa Monica fine dining experience at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. Bright and airy or warm and intimate, the hotel offers excellent settings for both private and business occasions in our Santa Monica Restaurants.

The Lobby Lounge is the perfect place for lunch, dinner or an expertly mixed cocktail. Set against the soothing Koi fishpond and waterfalls, it's an ideal place to gather with friends or colleagues. 

The Bungalow, a Baja inspired casita located on property of Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is one of LA's best places to relax, unwind, enjoy a cocktail and watch the sun drip into the sea.

FIG RESTAURANT, SANTA MONICA

Come experience what the L.A. Times calls, "a raging success." FIG, a Mediterranean inspired bistro, features dishes from the wood burning oven and wood burning grill. By working with local farmers and purveyors, FIG sources the freshest local and organically grown ingredients straight from the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market. Chef focuses on ingredients that are in season resulting in dishes that L.A. Confidential calls, "simply prepared items with a focus on flavor and quality."

FIG features an intimate private dining room that seats up to 20. In addition, FIG's communal table and pewter bar allow guests to have a casual inviting dining experience. Located inside Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, FIG is open daily from 5-10 p.m.

Real Wedding
This Cross-Cultural Wedding Took Place in Front of a 137-Year-Old Backdrop
Alyssa Brown
byAlyssa Brown
view profile

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA, United States

Created in partnership with our friends at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows.
 


Set along Santa Monica’s stunning coastline, there’s a meandering urban resort with lots of gardens, charming bungalows and spectacular terraces overlooking the Pacific. Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows sets the scene for many a weekend getaway, quiet retreat and the occasional wedding within its Baja-style 1947 cottage or its ballrooms. Today, we’re sharing a recent wedding on the property that used color, texture and ritual to create something that perfectly reflected the couple in celebration.

We interviewed event planner Callista Osborn of Callista & Co. to get all the details behind this couple’s cross-cultural wedding ceremony in front of an epic 137-year-old Moreton Bay fig tree on the grounds. We love the creative, thoughtful approach the couple took to incorporating Hindu, Catholic and Jewish customs into their ceremony. Read on for more, straight from the source.

Photography by Brooke Borough


read more
International Women's Day
The Myth of the Nice Girl Brunch at the Fairmont
Cortnie Fausner
byCortnie Fausner
view profile

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA, United States



Happy International Women's Day! To celebrate this day we are spotlighting an event that The Venue Report was lucky to be a part of with Fran Hauser, Investor/Advisor & Author and Joelle Hoff, founder of Wish & Pink. The gathering was in honor of Fran's new book, The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate, hosted at the brand new Jones Library venue space in the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. This event could not have been a more timely occasion as we celebrate females across the globe with Women's History Month and International Women's Day. 

We'd argue that being a career focused female already has it's challenges, but navigating how to be both nice and successful is truly an art, not a science. The transition between drawing hard lines in the sand and being a kind, inspiring female leader has its complexities. We've all had days when we return home from a work meeting and are met with conflicting internal dialogue of, "Did I just get steamrolled or was I too aggressive?"

Fran's book “deconstructs the negative perception of ‘niceness’ that many women struggle with in the business world. If women are nice, they are seen as weak and ineffective, but if they are tough, they are labeled a bitch. The book is a refreshing dose of forward-looking feminism that will resonate with smart, professional women who know what they want and are looking for real advice to take their career to the next level without losing themselves in the process.”


read more
Brunch Bucket List
Hummus For Brunch? This Santa Monica Spot Makes it Happen
Scout
byScout
view profile

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA, United States



For a classic beach town brunch with Mediterranean flair, FIG is your laid-back yet sophisticated spot. Sunday mornings at FIG call for a casual, upscale ambiance with flavorful and locally-sourced food inspired by the Chef's Lebanese childhood. A post-brunch walk on the beach can also be added to the menu since this spot is located at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, steps from the beach in sunny Santa Monica. 

Come for the Mediterranean flavor, stay for the beach town. 

Book FIG at the Fairmont Hotel & Bungalows here →

 

read more
Coastal Hotel
This Coastal Hotel is the Ultimate Santa Monica Experience
Alyssa Brown
byAlyssa Brown
view profile

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA, United States

Our Media Design Manager takes us on a photo journal of his recent experience at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. 

Perched along the bluffs of Santa Monica and overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows  takes your idea of a dream California vacation to a whole new level. With gorgeous, luxurious rooms and bungalows, various event spaces and a sweet location in central Santa Monica, this spot is at the top of our summer crush list right now.

Already known amongst locals as the see-and-be-seen spot of Santa Monica, this spot has the makings for a bachelorette party weekender, and R&R filled group getaway & is a definite must-see for any plant and ocean lover. 

 

read more
No videos found
All Venues featured here are members of The Venue Report and fill out their own profiles.