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Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fabulous stay! We stayed here as a family during December 2016 and had a wonderful time, the rooms are spacious, comfortable and tidy. No not only that but location was incredible, in walking distance to almost everything, shops, cafes/restaurants and the beach was right across the road. Staff were always helpful and nothing was ever too much of an ask!...

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Upon arrival at the hotel we were warmly greeted and offered a drink. The receptionist was polite and helped us to get to our rooms quickly and efficiently as it was later when we arrived. The room was good with a very comfortable bed. Although the room was quite small it was adequate. We would have liked a walk in...

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Thank Kelvin M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Hotel is in an excellent location, close to the beach, restaurants and shops. We were fortunate to have an ocean view. Note that a few unfortunates might get a view of the car park - so always ask for an ocean view. The staff were very friendly and the service was generally excellent. The pool facilities were wonderful too....

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Thank EliseMargow
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The service is spectacular. All the staff members are very respectful and extremely welcoming and helpful . Great great location.The room was spacious and had a great view of the ocean. Just minor comments : our room was right below the rooftop bar so it could get a little bit noisy and some guests might have spilled some drinks on...

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Thank afnan2017
Rotherham
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed in Santa Monica for 3 nights, hotel shangrila was really nice. We were upgraded to a suite with it being our honeymoon and we couldn't fault the room one bit, really clean, fresh towels and bed linen everyday. The staff were really friendly. The only downside is that we found the dining room rather expensive for what it was,...

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Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel as our last stop on the Highway 1 road trip. It's a very stylish hotel and yes a bit dated in some areas like the stairwell but it's a vintage hotel. The room was huge with good views of the ocean, very comfy king size beds (we had a 2 room suite) and a massive...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel hopping 3/6 half way there! So we drove up from Anaheim after our checkout there and arrived earlier than anticipated. We had a hiccup at checkin with miscommunication from head office regarding the length of our stay but they soon sorted it. We don't blame them, our travel agent or us. It was one of those things. When we...

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Thank bexshep05
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location, beautiful hotel and great service. We were upgraded to a suite over looking the beach and made to feel like rockstars. The hotel is cool and trendy but still maintains its classic Art Deco style. The staff were always polite and friendly and I love the gentleman on the door welcoming you as you came back or left....

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Thank Lara B
Reviewed 1 week ago

1. A pair of sunglasses has been lost in the room. I left it in the room in the morning and I haven't found it anymore when I came back in the evening. 2. After departure I received an email with the bill and some drinks from the minibar, that I never had, were included in total amount. A total...

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Stephan M, Manager at Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica, responded to this review

Germanot390, First and foremost, we would like to graciously thank you for choosing to stay with us for your stay in Santa Monica, and please believe us when we tell you that we cannot thank you enough for your company and your feedback. We certainly recall the mistaken charge of $70 to your credit card, however, upon realizing our mistake,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in Santa Monica, good views. Friendly staff. The onyx bar wasn't good, except for the view. Beds were comfy and bathrooms were great. Breakfast was great but a little overpriced for what it was.

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India H, It sounds as though you had an overall wonderful experience aside from your lack of satisfaction with our rooftop lounge. Perhaps you could be so kind as to inform us what exactly about your experience at ONYX led you to dislike it? We are always craving constructive feedback regarding our facilities and services so it would be invaluable...

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the Pacific since 1939, Hotel Shangri-La is a dramatic beacon of Art Deco beauty, Hollywood allure, and Los Angeles history. Perched on a high bluff, mere steps from the beach, this timeless Santa Monica boutique hotel has undergone a meticulous $30 million redesign -- promising you an idyllic haven of rejuvenation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica

Address: 1301 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Region: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: £286 - £776 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica 4*
Number of rooms: 71
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#10 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#12 Luxury Hotel in Santa Monica
#14 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#16 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
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