5 Best HOTELS NEAR Pepperdine University!

Located in the ever-amazing Malibu, these are the 5 BEST hotels near Pepperdine University.

#1 – The Anza – a Calabasas Hotel

The Anza – a Calabasas Hotel

Cost – $$

Calabasas, CA

Distance to University – 18-minute drive to Pepperdine University

Finding nice hotels for a reasonable price in Southern California can be a nightmare. Thank god for The Anza! The staff is amazing, the rooms are HUGE, and the pool is mouthwateringly beautiful.

Not too far of a drive, and offering tons of amazing value, this hotel was an easy pick for the number one spot on our list.



#2 – Malibu Beach Inn

Malibu Beach Inn

Cost – $$$$$$

Malibu, CA

Distance to University – 3-minute drive to Pepperdine University

Is it the closest hotel to Pepperdine University? Yes! Is it also the most expensive on our list? Absolutely!

One of the few hotels on the beach, the Malibu Beach Inn is somewhat of a legendary establishment in the area. The design is minimal, yet stunning, and the ocean views are second to none. Staying at the Malibu Beach Inn is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.



#3 – The Surfrider Malibu

The Surfrider Malibu

Cost – $$$$

Malibu, CA

Distance to University – 4-minute drive to Pepperdine University

Another legendary hotel in the area (but slightly less expensive) is the Surfrider Malibu. Just a ten minute walk to Pepperdine campus, this hotel is also has a stunning design and one-of-a-kind vibe that is both chill and luxurious.

But the biggest selling point? The guest-only terrace/bar/restaurant overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It’s something special.



#4 – Homewood Suites by Hilton Agoura Hills

Homewood Suites by Hilton Agoura Hills

Cost – $$$

Agoura Hills, CA

Distance to University – 17-minute drive to Pepperdine University

Just because Malibu Beach is expensive, doesn’t mean you can’t stay in a nice hotel! Located just a 20-minute drive from Pepperdine, Homewood Suites by Hilton will give you a TON of bang for your buck.

Cook your own food in your kitchenette, take the free shuttle, and while at the hotel you can entertain yourself with the on-site putting green and in-room flatscreen TV. Also, you can’t go wrong with a hot and free tasty breakfast!



#5 – Hampton Inn & Suites Sherman Oaks

Hampton Inn & Suites Sherman Oaks

Cost – $$

Sherman Oaks, CA

Distance to University – 27-minute drive to Pepperdine University

Last but not least on our list is the affordable Hampton Inn & Suites Sherman Oaks. While it’s a bit of a hike to Pepperdine, this hotel offers tons of value. Guests love the convenient location, comfortable beds and pillows, as well as the free hot breakfast served every morning.



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About the Author Emma Johnson

Emma Johnson lives to travel! Born in Washington D.C., Emma is a hotel connoisseur and a staff writer at Hotel Jules. An army brat, Emma got the travel bug early and has never been able to stop. Now, she has proudly visited 70+ countries and plans to visit every country in the world! Passionate about her ukelele (obviously) and her family, Emma eventually wants to retire in Thailand and write a book about all of her travel experiences.