Conference Attendee Information: Santa Monica

If you are visiting Santa Monica to attend a conference or event at RAND's headquarters campus, this page should provide some helpful information on nearby hotels, entertainment, restaurants, and transportation options.

Nearby Hotels

Doubletree Guest Suites Santa Monica
0.3 miles from RAND

The Georgian
0.25 miles from RAND

Hotel Oceana Santa Monica
1.5 miles from RAND

Huntley Santa Monica Beach Hotel
0.9 miles from RAND

Le Merigot a JW Marriott Beach Hotel & Spa
0.2 miles from RAND

Loews Santa Monica
0.4 miles from RAND

Sheraton Delfina
0.3 miles from RAND

Shutters on the Beach
0.3 miles from RAND

The Viceroy Hotel
0.2 miles from RAND

Wyndham - Santa Monica at the Pier
0.4 miles from RAND

Area Entertainment

Los Angeles Times Calendar Section: Lists current and upcoming events, theater and restaurant reviews, etc.

RAND Calendar of Events for Los Angeles: Lists RAND-hosted policy programming available to the community.

Area Restaurants

Yelp.com reviews Los Angeles area restaurants.

Transportation Options

RAND Headquarters is located near several airports:

  • Los Angeles Int'l Airport (LAX) - 8 miles
  • Burbank Airport - 24 miles
  • Long Beach Airport - 30 miles
  • John Wayne/Orange County Airport - 50 miles
  • Ontario Int'l Airport - 56 miles

Local cab companies include:

  • Bell Cab (888) 235-5222
  • Independent Taxi Co. (800) 521-8294
  • United Independent Taxi (310) 821-1000
  • Yellow Cab Co. (310) 208-2912

More specific driving directions and maps are also available.