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we are a family of four looking to stay in the santa monica area but find hotels there very pricey. while in the area we would like to visit Hollywood and Disneyland.....is there a more affordable town to stay in that would give us access to santa monica, Hollywood and Anaheim? thanks

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What is your budget per night?

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200. Thinking maybe marina del Rey might be a location in this price range. And staying there is not far from lax, Hollywood and not too far from Disney. Is this about right? Thanks!

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I am also looking into Santa Monica hotels, and we need two rooms. I found one called Sea Shore Motel that is ranked #11 of 34 hotels in SM. A room with two full beds is $115 - $165 night. a room with a king bed i $110 - $160 nights. That might ft in your budget.

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Will you have a car? I'd strongly recommend one, at least for the day you want to go to Disneyland. If you won't have a car, Hollywood or downtown LA will make the most sense as an area to stay.

Hollywood to Santa Monica is two buses. Disneyland from Hollywood is either a one subway ride and one long bus ride, or a subway ride, a train ride, and then a 2nd bus ride. Or, you can go directly via tour bus (www.starlinetours.com) which will cost more money. Some of these options may not let you reach Disneyland until after it opens, and depending on Disneyland's hours that day, may require you to leave to get back to Hollywood before Disney closes - so as you can see, with your own car, you can maximize your day at Disney - without one, it may not be possible.

Downtown LA has basically the same transportation options to Disneyland as Hollywood does, but the trip is a little shorter. There is an express bus from downtown LA to Santa Monica.

Note - Hollywood and downtown LA are linked via subway so its easy to transit between the two.

Edited: 28 May 2013, 18:34
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