📞 Call for pricing and availability: (800) 780-8101

Brookdale Santa Monica Gardens

851 Second Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403

Assisted Living
My image My image

For Pricing & Availability

(800) 780-8101

To Reach a Resident

(310) 393-2260

Estimated Pricing

Estimated $4,972

Price Comparison

  • Average City Price: $5,374
  • Average State Price: $3,737
  • Average National Price: $3,754

  • Brookdale Santa Monica Gardens Description

    Brookdale Santa Monica Gardens is a very large 128 bed community that offers assisted living and is located in Santa Monica, California and is part of the Brookdale Senior Living network of communities. Residents who live at the facility are able to choose from a range of studio and suite room layouts.

    The community has an average rating of 7.9 out of 10 making it the 7th highest rated community in the city out of 21 communities. See more information on reviews.

    To find information about the surrounding area including weather, crime, health facilities, parks, and more you can explore the neighborhood here.

    For pricing & availability call (800) 780-8101

    Find a Senior Community that Best Fits Your Needs

    Care Types at Community

    This community offers the following types of care

    Assisted Living

    Assisted living offers a supportive community environment with personalized care and assistance for seniors who value their independence but need help with daily activities.

    View other Assisted Living communities in Santa Monica

    Community Reviews

    Brookdale Santa Monica Gardens
    Based on My Caring Plan's proprietary scoring, including 67 reviews across the web


  • Ranking in City: 5 out of 22 communities in Santa Monica
  • Ranking in State: 2092 out of 3640 communities in CA
  • Food and Dining A

    Value for Price B

    Activities B

    Facility and Grounds A

    Care B

    Staff A

    Cleanliness A

    Employee Reviews

    Brookdale Senior Living
    Based on My Caring Plan's proprietary scoring, including 1999 reviews across the web

    The following insights are from employees that work in California

    Employee Pay B

    Employee Staff C

    Employee Culture B


    There are currently no reviews that were left on My Caring Plan

    Add a review to help others

    Connect with a Free Senior Living Advisor

    Our Senior Living Advisors are free and can guide you through the process of finding a new home. They can walk through the different options in your area as well as listen to your needs to make sure you find the right fit.


    Medication Management

    Personal Care

    Wellness Center

    Skilled Nursing

    Assistance with Medications

    Assistance with Daily Living


    Emergency Alert System

    Personal Solutions


    Shopping Trip


    Fitness Room


    Engaging Activities

    Game Room

    Board Games


    Community Amenities

    Fitness Center


    Beauty/Barber Shop

    Courtyard and Garden


    Game Room

    Room Amenities

    Private Balconies



    Flat Screen TV




    Restaurant-style Dining

    Elegant Dining Room

    Crab Cakes

    Cajun Jambalaya

    Beef Enchiladas






    Pet Friendly

    Pet-friendly Community


    What is in the Neighborhood

    General Area Overview
    • The closest city is Santa Monica which is 0.8 miles away and has a population of 93,220 (large town).
    • The average income is $177,633, which is very high compared to other zip codes.
    • Weather
      • High Temperature: 79
      • Low Temperature: 61
      • Average Temperature: 70.2
      • Day Breakdown: The area gets 57 days of rain and 307 days of sun
      • Precipitation: 0.6 inches a year

    Demographic Overview
    • The median age is 40.6 years old, very high compared to other cities.
    • 2.15% of the population are Veterans which is a very low percentage of Veterans compared to other cities.
    • 26.23% of the population are Foreign-born which is a high percentage of Foreign-born compared to other cities.
    • The population is 1% American Indian and Alaska Native, 12% Asian, 8% Black or African-American, 13% Hispanic or Latino, and 63% White.

    Health and Safety Overview
    • The average life expectancy in zip code is 80.56 years old, which is very high compared to other zip codes.
    • Air Quality: Good Days 18.0, Moderate Days 131.0, Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Days 21.0, Unhealthy Days 12.0, Very Unhealthy Days 0.0, Hazardous Days 0.0

    Click the button above to explore the neighborhood


    0.5 miles away
    0.9 miles away
    Whole Foods Market
    0.9 miles away
    Tehran Market
    1.0 miles away
    Coop Market
    1.3 miles away

    None Found

    Bus Stations

    4th & Idaho
    0.1 miles away
    4th & Montana
    0.1 miles away
    4th & Washington
    0.2 miles away
    4th & Alta
    0.3 miles away
    4th & California
    0.3 miles away


    Wells Fargo
    0.5 miles away
    Bank of America
    0.6 miles away
    0.6 miles away
    U.S. Bank
    0.7 miles away
    Southland Credit Union
    0.7 miles away


    Santa Monica Urgent Care
    1.0 miles away
    UCLA Medical Center - Santa Monica
    1.0 miles away
    Providence Saint John's Health Center
    1.5 miles away
    West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    3.3 miles away
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
    3.6 miles away


    0.4 miles away
    CVS Pharmacy
    0.8 miles away
    Rite Aid
    0.9 miles away
    1.4 miles away
    SMC Pharmacy
    1.5 miles away


    Charles C Wood D D S
    0.3 miles away
    William S Wong DDS
    0.4 miles away
    Karen L Nakagawa D D S
    0.5 miles away
    Scott Gould Newhart D M D Inc
    0.5 miles away
    John G Adomian DDS Inc
    0.6 miles away


    Palisades Park
    0.1 miles away
    Mandela Park
    0.2 miles away
    Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
    0.2 miles away
    Goose Egg Park
    0.3 miles away
    Reed Park
    0.5 miles away

    Places of Worship

    Wilshire Boulevard Temple
    11.8 miles away
    La Iglesia de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles
    15.4 miles away
    Thien Hau Temple
    15.4 miles away
    First Congregational Church
    24.8 miles away


    Santa Monica Place
    0.8 miles away
    Brentwood Country Mart
    1.9 miles away
    Westfield Century City
    5.4 miles away
    Westfield Culver City
    6.8 miles away
    Howard Hughes Center
    7.1 miles away


    World Peace Ikeda Auditorium
    0.5 miles away
    Miles Memorial Playhouse
    0.5 miles away
    American Childrens Theatre
    0.6 miles away
    Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center
    0.8 miles away
    Eli Broad Stage
    0.9 miles away


    0.4 miles away
    The Bungalow
    0.4 miles away
    Hillstone Restaurant
    0.4 miles away
    Wally's Santa Monica
    0.4 miles away
    Panda Express and Pioneer Boulangerie
    0.4 miles away

    Get exact pricing & check availability

    By clicking "Get Exact Costs" you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. You also consent to receive texts and calls, which may be autodialed, from us and our partner providers; however, your consent is not a condition to using our service.

    Google map of Brookdale Santa Monica Gardens


    This community is licensed by the state of CA. It is a large-sized community with 128 total beds.


    My Caring Plan is not affiliated with the owner or operator(s) of this facility. The information on this page has not been verified or approved by the owner or operator. The information about this facility has been created to the best of our abilities. If you manage this facility please contact us here to claim this listing.

    Get exact pricing & check availability

    By clicking "Get Exact Costs" you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. You also consent to receive texts and calls, which may be autodialed, from us and our partner providers; however, your consent is not a condition to using our service.

    Senior Housing Articles

    How to pay for assisted living

    Assisted living may be an excellent option for you or a loved one. You may have chosen this senior housing option to maintain your independence and boost your social life, while getting some daily help with tasks...

    Read More
    Independent Living vs. Assisted Living

    Senior housing can be a tough choice. You’ll want to find the best fit for your current and future needs...

    Read More
    Assisted Living vs. Nursing Homes

    Finding the right senior housing is no easy feat. In particular, it’s challenging to know what your loved one’s needs are now – and what they’ll be in the future...

    Read More