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EC Los Angeles: Superior Santa Monica Downtown Apartments

Photos show samples of available rooms. Fixtures, fittings and sizes may vary.

Accommodation Features

  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi facilities
  • Central air conditioning
  • Bed linen provided
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Cleaning service provided
  • Cleaning service provided once per week
  • Laundry Facilities: Washer and Dryer in apartment. Student must buy detergent.
  • Towels are provided and can be changed during weekly cleanings.
  • TV with cable TV/Netflix.
Number of Bedrooms
Type of Room
Single and Twin
Bathroom Type
Single rooms: Private bathroom

Twin rooms: Semi-private bathroom
Board Status
Self Catering

Description of accommodation

These modern, well-designed apartments are within walking distance of EC Los Angeles school as well as the entertainment and nightlife of Santa Monica. Each 2-bedroom apartment features modern appliances and designer finishes and each bedroom can be booked for private use (single occupancy) or shared (twin occupancy). The open-plan kitchen and living area typically has a balcony and large patio doors. Each apartment includes free-to-use laundry facilities which is not typically included in many apartments in this area. 

Description of local area

This location offers all the convenience of modern urban living and is only a short walk from the Pacific Ocean and famous landmarks like Santa Monica's historic pier and the 3rd Street Promendade. Local amenities include restaurants, cafes, bars, gyms, a large library, metro station, parks, numerous shops including the Frank Gehry-designed mall, Santa Monica Place, and the enterntainment of the Santa Monica Pier. 


Apartments are located between 5th and 9th streets and are all 10-15 walk from EC Los Angeles. 
Exact apartment location will be confirmed upon booking.

Phone Number

Provided at time of booking.

Emergency Number

+1 310 710 2818


Year round and upon request.

Arrival and departure

  • Arrival is on Saturday only. Check-in time varies depending on apartment which will be confrimed at the time of booking. Typically check-in is between 5 pm until 10 pm. Arrivals must outside these days/times be requested one week in advance and are subject to availability. 
    Last-minute arrival on Saturday after check-in time or on Sunday without prior arrangement is not possible as no security or reception staff work at these locations. 
    Departure is on Saturday. Check-out time varies depending on apartment. Check-out prcedures will be confirmed at the time of bookng. Typically check-out time is 11:00 am on Saturday. Early check out is subject to availability and if possible, can be arranged in school one week in advance of departure. 

Journey to school

Approx. 10 - 15 mins. walking distance


Cancellation prior to arrival

Students cancelling or postponing 14 days or fewer before arrival will be charged a two-week accommodation fee at the standard accommodation rate and the accommodation placement fee.

Cancellation after arrival

Students cancelling their accommodation after arrival must give notice in writing 4 weeks prior to termination. After deducting the price of accommodation uses, including the required 4-week notice period, students will be refunded the remaining costs. 
If the 4-week notice period is not provided, a cancellation fee equal to 4 weeks' accommodation fee will apply. 

Arrival Procedures

Arrival procedures will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please ensure you arrive on a Saturday within the permitted time range for arrivals and supply EC with your flight details no later than the week of your arrival. Otherwise, we can not guarantee you will be able to check-in to the apartment in a timely manner. If there are any issues please call the emergency phone number +1-310-710-2818.
If arriving earlier than the check-in time, students can wait at:

Philz Coffee, located at  525 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401,
open from 5:30 am to 9:30 pm or 

Santa Monica Public Library, located at 601 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401, open from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm.


  • Students must be 18+ to choose this accommodation.
  • Students must pay a $300 damage deposit at check-in. Payment method and payment fees depend on apartment and will be confirmed at time of booking. Maximum fees for credit card payment and refund is $25. Deposit fees will be returned less damages, payment fees, penalties or any other relevant charges, within 2 weeks of departure.
  • Due to health and safety regulations, bedroom doors in shared accommodation do not have locks.
  • Strictly no smoking permitted including patio & balcony space.
  • Number of bathrooms - 2 bathrooms per apartment.
  • Maximum Occupants: 4
  • Apartments are mixed gender (twin rooms are single gender).
  • Bedding and towels are provided at the residence.