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Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel as celebration for my boyfriend. We loved our stay there. The hotel was very modern and beautiful. But the best part about this hotel had to be the service. Raul, the mixologist, made the most phenomenal drinks I have ever encountered. He is such a enjoyable person to be around. It really makes a difference when...

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Cyrille D, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NataleeCallow, Thank you so much for your comment! I will personally let Raul know about your very nice comment. Thank you very much on his behalf. Kind regards, Cyrille Dagregorio Hotel Management Intern

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Reviewed 24 June 2015

My family stayed at the Shore Hotel in April. The hotel is lovely, well located, and clean. The ocean, restaurants, and shops are just steps away from the hotel. Our room overlooked the pool area and the Pacific Ocean. What a fantastic view! Before the sun comes up, the hotel appears to be framed in blue lights. It was peaceful...

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Cyrille D, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear abletravelers, Thank you so much for sharing with us your opinion! I am glad to see we could create a memorable experience to you. Great talents were put into the complete transformation of the hotel a few years ago. We are really grateful for that. Give us a call next time you come to Santa Monica! Kind regards, Cyrille...

Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay. Customer service is on point, the guys at the front desk and coffee bar were awsome! The rooms are clean and modern. We enjoyed the pool area, and had agreat breakfast pool side! This place was overall Ace's in my book!

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Tom R, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JojoV, Thank you for choosing the Shore Hotel. We are happy to hear all was well and you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the fine review. We look forward to your return when your travels bring you back to Santa Monica. Sincerely, Tom Routson Assistant Front Office Manager

San Francisco
Reviewed 23 June 2015

I stayed solo in Santa Monica for a weekend at the end of a work week and this hotel was perfect! Clean, great location, friendly staff and a nice pool area for relaxing and eating. I would not hesitate to recommend this hotel

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Tom R, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Saibh, Thank you for choosing the Shore Hotel. We appreciate you selecting us and it is great to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the kind words. As everyone on our team strives to make your stay exceptional this feedback is always helpful. We look forward to your return, Tom Routson Assistant Front Office Manager

Champaign, Illinois
Reviewed 22 June 2015

We stayed at Shore hotel for 3 nights. It is in the close proximity of Santa Monia beach. They have a lovely heated pool and jacuzzi. However, go for this hotel only if you want to enjoy the beach as it is little far from LA downtown. We did not think of this and had to travel a lot for...

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Tom R, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ruchi, Thank your for staying at the Shore Hotel. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you as well for taking the time to share your review of the hotel. We hope to see you again when you return to the Southern California. Sincerely, Tom Routson Assistant Front Office Manager

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Great location, very good customer service. Rooms very modern only fault is balconies are small. Balconies overlooking sea are also overlooking the road which is busy. Lots of restaurants close by and close to the shops. Everything is in walking distance and the open top bus for LA stops outside which is great. Overall excellent hotel and good value for...

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Tom R, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roy, Thank you staying with us at the Shore Hotel. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate you selecting the Shore Hotel and thank you for taking the time to let everyone know about your experience. We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Tom Routson Assistant Front Office Manager

Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

I love this place, thank you to the staff that make me feel at home, the bartender Chris! Your my friend! Great person, and employee! I'll see you soon, and Karl Holman, thank you also for making our stay feel like we belong, i will always return, my home away from home, thank you to the great people that make...

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Christina M, Front Office Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear socallineman, I'm pleased to hear that our staff made you feel at home! It was an honor to have you as our guest. I understand that you have a choice when traveling and wanted to thank you for being our guest. Warm Regards, Christina Maranon Front Office Manager

Reviewed 21 June 2015

The staff was incredibly helpful, especially the front desk staff who gave us packing tape (at 6 am!) for the box of wine we had bought in Napa and needed to secure for our plane ride home. The pool bartender was great too, when they didn't have the port I usually drink after dinner, he was kind enough to take...

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Cyrille D, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mark P, Thank you so much for your comment! Glad to see you enjoyed your stay and that our team was up to your expectations. However, I was sorry to read you experienced a problem with our air conditioning system. Would you mind letting us know the room number you were in so we can have our engineering team...

Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 21 June 2015

It's hard to beat the location of the Shore Hotel. Out the front door is the Santa Monica Pier and some fine restaurants and views and out the back door you have even more restaurants and shopping. The room we were offered was a bit small with 2 double beds, but we were told it would be more peaceful than...

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Cyrille D, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear fillmytanks, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us. I was sorry to read you were not offered Champagne upon your arrival. We may have run out at the moment but please feel free to ask for it later if you did not have it. I was very happy we could create a...

Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2015

As the last time I was here was 22 years ago in the hostel on 2nd ! I was determined to find a hotel that defines modern Santa Monica. As I turned the corner onto Ocean Drive I knew I had made the right choice. Clean cut, modern and perfectly located next to Santa Monica Pier & Downtown shops, beach...

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

Dear Steven F, Please don't wait another 22 years to come back to visit! Thank you for the great review and mention of Tony. He is a legend around here and we are lucky to have him. We are ecstatic that you had such a wonderful stay. Kind Regards, Aaron Peaslee Director of Guest Services

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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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Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
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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
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: €341 - €517 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shore Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 164
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#1 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#1 Green Hotel in Santa Monica
#1 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#2 Luxury Hotel in Santa Monica
#3 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
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