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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I enjoyed my five- night stay at The Shore Hotel a lot! Dedicated staff at the desk, home- made cookies and spacious room with stunning ocean view. The hotel is located right in the center of Santa Monicas hotspots. You can easily walk to 3dt Ave shopping district, the mall or the pier. I liked the open design of my...

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Fantastic location, close to the pier, beach, shops and nightlife. Ocean view room on 3rd floor was great, poolside breakfast was great, also good for a couple of drinks before heading out. Wifi was good, would definitely return.

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent 4 nights at this beach front hotel following a cruise . We thought the hotel rate was very expensive for the facilities offered . Room was pleasant enough loved the bath robes but found the lights cutting out very frustrating ended up having to leave bathroom light on overnight in order to find our way !! . Soulless dining...

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United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Miserable stay. A basic expectation of a hotel room is a comfortable night's sleep, especially at the rates the Shore Hotel charges. Unfortunately, our room at the Shore Hotel was so noisy that we spent a sleepless night in Santa Monica. Our room was on the first floor facing the pool. The walls are thin enough and we were close...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a terrific experience during my 3 day stay at this hotel! The room was very clean and cozy. The staff made my stay so much easier. Tony helped me bring all my luggage up and kindly greeted me each morning in the lobby. Weather it was answering all my question and concerns or giving me excellent suggestions the...

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Thank Quentin O
Saratoga Springs, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Friendly and helpful staff throughout. 2 stand out. A young man who was working security on my arrival late November 30 was exceptionally pleasant. In house keeping Rosangel was extremely helpful, pleasant and went out of her way to greet me as she was working. I love good customer service.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had 2 terrible experiences when I was last at this hotel. First, I requested a wake up call at 4:15 a.m. to participate in an extremely important conference call with the East Coast. I never received the call and when I spoke to the staff their excuse was that I asked the manager to arrange the wake up call...

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Aaron P, Guest Relations Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear danjlevitt, Thank you for taking the time to review the property. I have reached out to your email address we have on file. We look forward to having you back to the hotel. Kind Regards, Aaron Peaslee Director of Guest Services

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the final hotel number 7 out of 7 we stayed in on our driving holiday on the California pacific highway. We had stayed in the Shangri -La before going onto San Diego for 2 days and this was our final night before flying home via LAX. It was the location close to the airport rather than wanting to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Santa Monica for one night and enjoyed my stay at the Shore Hotel. The room was clean and cozy. The room attendant, Rosangel Gomez, made sure I had nothing to worry about once I got to my room. I will definitely stay there again on my next trip to LA/Santa Monica.

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Thank Robby F
San Francisco
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay. The hotel is beautiful and nicely run. Favorite parts for us is the perfect location-out one door is right across the street from the beach and the pier, and out the other door is the shopping, etc. and the staff - everyone was wonderfully friendly, helpful and efficient front the front desk all the way...

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Kim S, Guest Relations Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa T, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back the next time you are in Santa Monica. Warm Regards, Kimberly Sheppard Guest Services Supervisor

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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Blue Plate Taco
Blue Plate Taco
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The essence of legendary 5 star customer service and breath taking ocean views Shore Hotel celebrated our soft opening in early October of 2011 and are proud to be Santa Monica's first and only upscale boutique Gold LEED certified property. Shore Hotel is pleased to announce the recent opening of our poolside bar as well as the much anticipated opening of our restaurant, Blue Plate Taco on September 23rd, 2012. Shore Hotel is located on Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica, just steps from the Santa Monica Pier, 3rd Street Promenade, and the city’s popular beaches and shopping districts. Shore Hotel is the newest addition to the coastline—a Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified property that offers eco-friendly accommodations with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Gensler Architecture conceived the Shore Hotel’s California modern design, which features 164 stylishly appointed rooms dressed in beach shades of teal and orange and outfitted with custom-made Teak wood furniture. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shore Hotel

Address: 1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2118
Region: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: £286 - £433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shore Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 164
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Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#1 Green Hotel in Santa Monica
#1 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#2 Luxury Hotel in Santa Monica
#3 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
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“Ask for a room facing due west in the atrium overlooking the pool.”
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