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Annenberg Community Beach House

415 Palisades Beach Rd, Santa Monica State Beach, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1601
+1 310-458-4904
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Beautiful public facility and great parking

Great public facility with pool )open Memorial Day to Labor Day, parking, and cutural events... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A Little Known Santa Monica Historic Gem

I am biased. I got married here. One of the happiest days of my life. So needless to say I highly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul R
Los Angeles, CA
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
415 Palisades Beach Rd, Santa Monica State Beach, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1601
Santa Monica
+1 310-458-4904
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great public facility with pool )open Memorial Day to Labor Day, parking, and cutural events. Reserve tickets for the pool and check website for events.Take a walk on the beach or the bike path. Beautiful location on Santa Monica Beach. It's the old Marion Davies...More

Thank Travel4bourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am biased. I got married here. One of the happiest days of my life. So needless to say I highly recommend it for it's romantic oceanside location. But here's what most tourists don't know. It's the former home of actress Marion Davies, mistress to...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We had our anniversary party in the modern Sand and Sea room. A lovely view of the ocean from this space. Plan to watch the setting sun. The indoor outdoor space is clean. The staff is friendly. I did not like the chairs we were...More

Thank TravelAdventurer_10
Reviewed 7 April 2017

beautiful venue which affords beachfront indoor-outdoor space. perfect place for a wedding party. cons: very poor sound system for music.

Thank leeniegeek
Reviewed 11 March 2017

All the things you can do at the Annenberg Community Beach House. Originally property owned by William Randolph Hearst for his large beach house. Now owned by the Annenberg Foundation and open to the public.

Thank sunstonetours
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The pool here is just terrific. The changing rooms and showers are also top notch. Clean, well maintained, safe for your kids and family and on a public beach where homelessness is a growing problem, this really is a safe haven. Make sure you check...More

Thank unprocessed_cook
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Our friends have thrown more than one party at the Annenberg Beach Club. They pre-sell the parking which is important to get if you are going. You can rent spaces for your event and it isn't expensive at all. They have a NICE pool, splash...More

Thank FlyersFanInLA
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is a public beach house and there's no charge for use of their facilities except for the pool and parking. Each will set you back approximately $10. But otherwise there are some tables and chairs which are shaded and right side the bicycle path...More

Thank vincemc
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Annenberg Beach House sits along the Pacific Coast Highway in the middle of a stretch of beach clubs in Santa Monica. The facility includes a swimming pool, event spaces, the historic Marion Davies guest house, a restaurant next door (with takeout bar) and direct access...More

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We visited this twice during our stay in Santa Monica and had very relaxing enjoyable stays making use of the pool and beach. For a relatively low price you purchase one days access to the pool and other amenities at the beach house. You are...More

Thank Nosaj40
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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William S
Hello, how much is it to do a wedding and reception there? Also seperate prices for the reception, no more than 130 guest
23 January 2017|
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Response from clearbrook6 | Reviewed this property |
Hey William! I have absolutely No Idea! I'm just a tourist. Would be a Lovely Wedding venue! Best Wishes & Congratulations ;-)
Hi, I am visiting Santa Monica for 2 months from June 22 and will be renting an apartment. Can I use the pool at the Beach House to swim lengths daily? Thank you! Sally
24 May 2015|
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Response from Robyn M | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can buy passes that are cheaper than paying the entrance on a daily basis...there are also adult/fitness swim times.....I'm assuming you're an adult:)
Charles U
How much does it cost to have beach birthday party?
28 April 2015|
Response from mailemm |
Hi Charles, There is no charge to have a party on the beach or in any of the first come, first served public areas of the Beach House, including the courtyard, sand areas, or Splash Pad. All the information is at... More