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Los Altos, California
Reviewed 26 March 2012

Sublime bedding (I loved the bed and the pillows -- my husband hated the pillows), great location, good service, nice continental breakfast, yummy little cupcakes in the evening, brought to the room. Shade looks just like the photographs. Could use a comfortable reading chair, rooftop deck looks better in the photos, and a few problems with the drain on the...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 March 2012

Recently my husband and I stayed at the Shade Hotel. The, food, service, the care, the attitude on the part of the staff were all perfect. I asked the owner what he did to achieve a consistent attitude of neutral loving service. He thanked me for picking up exactly what he fosters in his training - "to make our quests...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 March 2012

Stayed one night while on business, wish I could have stayed longer. Location was great, a few blocks from the water and lots of shops and restaurants right around the corner. The staff was very friendly and made you feel welcome, front desk to the bartender were great. The room was comfortable, clean, and well appointed. I loved the shower,...

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Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 2 March 2012

Top notch staff. Fantastic, central location. Easy stroll to all the excellent restaurants, bars and shopping in downtown Manhattan Beach. Rooms are impressive with upgraded temperpedic beds/pillows and separate hot tub style tub and shower. The bathroom area closes off with screens which gives the room a japanese kind of feel. 24 hour room service available and 10 minutes from...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2012

Super friendly service (front desk and bar) to make you feel at home, great tucked away location close to the beach, shops and restaurants, wonderful breakfast included which you can help yourself to and enjoy out on the sunny terrace. And all so close to LAX. Never staying at another LA airport hotel again.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 February 2012

Stayed here for two nights in February for business and was very happy with the service and comfort of the Shade Hotel. Rooms are a good size, the bed & pillows are all temperpudeic (which was a first for me, but ended up being quite comfortable) and the staff was very friendly and courteous. Close by to all the shops,...

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Laguna Hills, California
Reviewed 21 February 2012

My wife and I shared one of the greatest hotel experiences of our lives at The Shade. It was everything we wanted and more than we could have hoped for. An excellent and attentive staff, luxurious accommodations, class beyond comparison, and a wonderful, sleepy little beach town atmosphere gave us the second honeymoon we were dreaming about. The TempurPedic beds...

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Lead, South Dakota
Reviewed 13 February 2012

I have stayed at several hotels in the South Bay over the years, but Shade is the only hotel I stay at now because of the great rooms, friendly, personal service and proximity to great restaurants such as The Strand House and also to LAX 910 min). There Zinc Lounge also has great food. As nice as the hotel is...the...

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Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 13 February 2012

Great staff, ambiance, and location. Welcomed and treated with great respect and high class customer service. Rooms are nicely appointed, very fresh and brand new feel. Hotel has a great location, don't need to take your car anywhere unless you are headed back to LA or the airport. A nice added feature is they have beach cruisers linedup near the...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 February 2012

I travel extensively and the Shade is easliy one of my favorite places to stay in the U.S. - I stay there whenever I go to L.A. Top notch service, amenities, and atmosphere. Close to LAX, walking distance to shopping, restaurants and beach. The rooms are high quality.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Cuisines: American, Bar, Contemporary
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Shade, Manhattan Beach's premiere luxury boutique hotel, located 5.6 miles south of LAX and two blocks from the beach. Shade is a cool retreat after a long day at the office or a hot day at the beach, its exquisite environment is designed to maximize comfort and inspire relaxation while capturing the essence of coastal living. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shade Hotel

Address: 1221 N Valley Dr, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4778
Region: United States > California > Manhattan Beach
Price Range: €248 - €484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shade Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach
Shade Manhattan Beach
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Manhattan Beach
#1 Romantic Hotel in Manhattan Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Manhattan Beach
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“The 1st floor rooms have a convertible day bed that the staff will prepare if you have a kid with you.”
 of 5 bubbles lalex1, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only place I would stay. It costs a bit of money, but you can walk everywhere from here.”
 of 5 bubbles jamesD1671TI, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor the better as bar area can get noisy on weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles c0rich2, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony overlooking the interior courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles 59karenf, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“are you going for party... take every room, for a business trip ask for a room far away from bar and roof top...”
 of 5 bubbles maxizent, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
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