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Torrance, California
Reviewed 8 May 2015

My husband and I booked a stay last minute for on overnight getaway from our normal suburban life. This hotel was fabulous! Cool, chic, modern yet extremely friendly and comfortable. It is located in the heart of action in Santa Monica so a perfect location! Loved Adam who took care of our every need...I highly recommend Shore Hotel for anyone...

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

Dear Sue C, I am pleased to hear that you and your husband were able to enjoy a night away at our hotel. We appreciate the kind feedback! Please let me know when you are in need of another getaway, as we would love to host you again! Best Regards, Christina Maranon Front Office Manager

Northbrook, Illinois
Reviewed 7 May 2015

I had stayed at the Shore Hotel 3 times over a year and a half and was disappointed that my AT&T cell phone did not have good service. But I mentioned this to the staff and THEY FIXED THE PROBLEM!! They installed new equipment to improve the reception and it really works well now. I just stayed there for the...

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

Dear Szlewishcr, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. This means a lot coming from a loyal guest as your self. I am glad to hear that you were able to witness one of our many improvements at Shore Hotel. There are still many wonderful plans set for the future! Please let us know when...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 6 May 2015

I love this hotel...it is very clean and the staff was amazing. I especially liked the young man in the valet, Jazz, who went above and beyond. He was friendly and very accommodating; he went back to my car for me and got a bag I forgot.

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

Dear blessed367, Thank you so much for the great review! I will thank Jazz for the special service he provided. We can't wait to have you back to the hotel. Kind Regards, Aaron Peaslee Director of Guest Services

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 May 2015

My family and I stayed 3 night at the hotel. The rooms we got were right next to one another as requested. Also, having the garden view room on the first floor was perfect for my nephew as he could have a immediate access and stroll the garden every morning. The hotel was very clean compared to other hotels in...

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

Dear Jung Y, We are so happy you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for letting us know your needs before you checked in. We always strive to accommodate special requests whenever possible. Hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Aaron Peaslee Director of Guest Services

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

when we drove up and handed over our keys the staff looked after us very well. We had a great room and a great view of the water, pool and main drive but very quiet. Walk in shower was a great set up and the room was very comfortable and luxurious. We used valet and it was an easy process...

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

Dear machouse2013, Thank you for the kind review. I agree that it is hard to beat our location in Santa Monica and you don't really need the car much. We do have Sixt Rent a Car on property for those that come without cars and want to enjoy a day trip. I understand you like to try new hotels but...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 5 May 2015

My wife and I decided to take a very last minute trip to Santa Monica this past weekend. Mary Strong was such a huge help. She not only found us a room at the last minute but was able to secure a ride for us from the airport. We also had our 16 month year old son with us. Mary...

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

Dear ChrisBowen4, It is always a pleasure to have you in the hotel. I was happy to hear that we continue to exceed your expectations! I will thank Mary for personally looking after your stays. Kind Regards, Aaron Peaslee Director of Guest Services

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 5 May 2015

All in all this is a nice hotel in a good location just off Santa Monica Pier and near the shopping areas in Santa Monica. The staff are very friendly and helpful in every regard. The rooms are nicely decorated and clean. Also nice extra was the sand pail and shovel and kites for the kids to play with at...

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

Dear ClausMCO, I appreciate your feedback and I would like to apologize on be half of your room not being ready upon arrival. Our team works hard to carefully detail each room to ensure the highest level of cleanliess. In this case, this procedure took longer than expected. I am very hopeful that this experience has not detered you from...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 May 2015

My husband and I went to celebrate our wedding anniversary and decided to treat ourselves to a "luxury" hotel and naturally went with what the internet said was "the best hotel" in Santa Monica. They upgraded us by trying to give us a smaller room on a lower floor and then after we decided to stay with our original room...

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Venice, CA
Reviewed 5 May 2015

We booked a night last minute for a staycation birthday celebration. When trying to book online we found we could not check in until 4 PM. As we wanted to get there as early as possible to enjoy the pool, we called and booked directly with the Hotel. The agent could not have been more helpful and spent time checking...

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

Dear jmkramer, I am glad that you chose our hotel for your staycation birthday celebration and enjoyed your stay. I'm pleased that you enjoyed the champagne upon arrival and our poolside service. I would like to apologize for the disturbance that prevented you from getting a good night rest. Please let us know when you need another staycation getaway as...

Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Great (modern) hotel and location. Basically on the beach and within walking distances to bars, restaurants and the shops. The customer service was 1st class and I wouldn't hesitate to return to the hotel again. I think that parking was the only unexpected cost, but don't think the amount charged was too excessive.

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

Dear Jamie K, What a great choice for your stop in Santa Monica on your California road trip! It was a pleasure to have you as our guest! Please let us know if you will be in the area again, as we would love to host you on a return trip! Best Regards, Christina Maranon Front Office Manager

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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: €338 - €512 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shore Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 164
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#1 Green Hotel in Santa Monica
#1 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#1 On the Beach 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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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