Maybe your house is too small. Maybe you don't want your own version of Chevy Chase's Christmas Vacation.
Either way, if you aren't able to host friends and family over the holidays, our local hotels won't judge. Nearly a dozen are offering deals and discounted rates through Jan. 25.
To take advantage of the offers, show proof of residency with a California ID or driver's license.
For a full list of "Extra Bedroom Program" offers and participants, visit santamonica.com/extrabedroom. A random selection is below:
BEST WESTERN PLUS GATEWAY HOTEL 1920 Santa Monica Blvd. | (310) 829-9100
Local Rate: $124.00 + tax (reg. rate $239.00)
Restrictions/Blackout Dates: 12/30; 12/31; 1/1; 1/2 - $159.00 + tax; Minimum 2-night stay
Added Values: Free parking (one car per room), free wi-fi, fitness room & non-smoking hotel
DAYS INN 3007 Santa Monica Blvd. | (310) 829-6333
Local Rate: 1 king bed $129.00 + tax; 2 bed $139.00 + tax; deluxe king bed $149.00 + tax (reg. rate 1 bed $139.00 + tax; 2 bed $149.00 + tax; deluxe $159.00 + tax)
Restrictions/Blackout Dates: Rates will be changed due to special occasion on December 31st and January 1st
Added Values: Free Parking, complimentary breakfast, free wi-fi & fax and copy service available 24 hours
FAIRMONT MIRAMAR HOTEL & BUNGALOWS 101 Wilshire Blvd. | (866) 964-7262
Local Rate: $249.00 (reg. rates from $459.00)
Restrictions/Blackout Dates: Rates start from $249.00. Discounted rate is subject to availability. Rate is available from 11/19/12 through 01/25/13.
Added Values: N/A
THE GEORGIAN HOTEL 1415 Ocean Ave. | (800) 538-8147
Local Rate: $195.00 (reg. rate $270.00)
Restrictions/Blackout Dates: Rate is only available with a valid proof of Santa Monica residency (i.e. ID, Drivers License or Utility Bill). Rate is subject to availability and blackout dates may apply.
Added Values: Complimentary valet parking & wi-fi
THE HUNTLEY HOTEL 1111 2nd St. | (310) 394-5454
Local Rate: $179.00 until December 30, 2012. In January, rate is $199.00 (reg. rate $329.00)
Restrictions/Blackout Dates: Not Valid December 31st, 2012
Added Values: N/A
OCEAN VIEW HOTEL 1447 Ocean Ave. | (800) 452-4888
Local Rate: $119.00 week days; $149.00 weekends (reg. rate $169.00 week days; $199.00 weekends)
Restrictions/Blackout Dates: Black out dates 12/24,12/25,12/31 & 1/1/13
Added Values: Free wi-fi
SHORE HOTEL 1515 Ocean Ave. | (800) 599-1515
Local Rate: Rates starting at $220.00 (reg. rate $289.00)
Restrictions/Blackout Dates: Based on availability
Added Values: Complimentary parking