Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT) is celebrating the launch of its annual Extra Bedroom Program with a free Pajama Pool Party at the oceanfront Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel on Monday, Nov. 30 from 5:30 – 8 p.m.
All attendees must show a Santa Monica ID to enter the party, and are encouraged to wear their favorite pajamas to the festive community event.
Guests will receive complimentary appetizers with proof of residency, as well as discounted drink specials. The party will also feature food and drink tastings from area hotels and restaurants, live music, a photo booth, crafts, games and a chance to win a Santa Monica “stay-cation.”
SMTT, a non-profit organization designed to increase visitor expenditures, tourism revenues and local employment opportunities through the promotion of Santa Monica as a travel destination, announced the started of the annual Santa Monica Extra Bedroom Program on Nov. 25. The program is set to offer exclusive hotel discounts to friends and family of Santa Monica residents now through Jan. 22, 2016.
SMTT president and CEO, Misti Kerns believes the program offers a special chance to bring families together during the holidays.
“Each year the Extra Bedroom Program allows for friends and family of Santa Monica residents to experience our beautiful city and incomparable hotel collection with deals for locals only,” said Misti Kerns, SMTT president and CEO. “Santa Monica Travel & Tourism is delighted to continue a popular program that gives Santa Monica’s hospitality community such a unique way to meet their neighbors.”
The campaign allows Santa Monica residents the opportunity to receive special rates and perks at Santa Monica hotels during the holiday season to provide visiting family and friends quality accommodations while saving on space and budget. Guests can also enjoy special amenities, in-room breakfast, complimentary upgrades and discounted room rates starting at $167.
Hotels participating in the Extra Bedroom Program including Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel, Cal Mar Hotel Suites, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Hotel Carmel, Hotel Casa Del Mar, Huntley Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Oceana Beach Club Hotel, Shore Hotel, Shutters on the Beach and The Georgian Hotel. For a full list of the hotels’ Extra Bedroom and regular rack rates, visit www.SantaMonica.com/extrabedroom.
To RSVP to the Pajama Pool Party, go to www.smpjparty.eventbrite.com. The party will be hosted at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Ave., from 5:30 – 8 p.m.