Best Western for a Greener World

All the staff at SureStay Hotel by Best Western in Santa Monica are committed to our environmental stewardship and involved in the green movement of sustainability. We have and are taking steps to try to reduce our impact on the environment, preserve resources for the future, and prevent pollution. 

What We Have Done and are Doing to Go Green:

  • Installed nearly 300 solar electric panels on our rooms, producing nearly 75% of the electricity used by the hotel over the course of a year.
  • Installed LED lighting in our guest rooms and throughout the hotel
  • Installed low flow toilets in all our bathrooms
  • Installed water-efficient sink fixtures
  • Installed low flow showerheads in all our showers
  • We use paper products for our breakfast so it can be recycled
  • We use environmentally friendly plates and utensils in our breakfast
  • We’ve placed recycling cans in each guest room
  • We also have recycling waste cans in our parking lots
  • Our laundry and housekeeping departments use environmentally friendly products for cleaning
  • Installed four electric vehicle charging stations
  • We participate in the Towel and Linen Re-Use Program
  • Our guest rooms have double pane windows and insulated doors
  • Our Housekeepers turn off all lights and hotel owned electrical devices when leaving guest rooms

What Guests Can Do to Go Green:

  • Turn off lights, appliance, and personal electronics when not in use or when leaving your room
  • Draw the blackout blinds during peak sunshine hours, especially if the sun is shining into your room
  • Be sure all faucets are completely off when not in use
  • Utilize the recycle bins in your room for all plastic, glass, or metal waste
  • Report any maintenance issues such as leaking faucets, showers, bathtubs, or toilets to the front desk so we can address the problem promptly.
  • Thank you for helping SureStay Hotel by Best Western in Santa Monica keep our planet “greener.”