Host family Santa Monica

Our carefully selected host families provide breakfast or breakfast and dinner

General Information

Single and Double rooms
Average distance to CEL: 40 to 50 minutes by public transportation
Breakfast and dinner
Minimum age: 16 years
Starting price: 
from $310/week

Live like a local in the U.S. and immerse yourself in the American culture! Offering quality and affordability, homestays are one of our most popular accommodation for students of all ages.  Homestay families, located throughout Santa Monica and the greater area of Los Angeles, are eager to welcome international students with open arms. Benefits of a homestay include a safe and secure environment, practice speaking English every day and the opportunity of experiencing the American way of life.

Please review our CEL homestay guidelines.


Single and Double rooms
Most families offer free Wi-Fi


Different parts of Santa Monica and Los Angeles
Average distance to CEL: 40 to 50 minutes by public transportation
Maximum distance to CEL: 75 minutes by public transportation


Linens and towels provided
Laundry can be done at most homestays

Arrival and departure

Check-in: before 22:00
No security deposit required

Ideal for students

Who want to live with an American family
Who want to practice English every day with native speakers
Students under 18