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Shutters on the Beach

5.0 of 5 1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perfect location right on the boardwalk, great Hamptons style cosy decor and very good service and staff. We stayed 2 nights as a stop over and were very impressed. On arrival our deluxe ocean room that I booked was not available and the staff very quickly corrected the mistake by upgrading us to a suite at the front section of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a Long week. Pity my room view was half of a wall and the other half the pool. Very Expensive Hotel for such pocket size Rooms but I had a Great time. The One Pico Restaurant is Wonderful to have a Long Lunch and the Breakfast Cafe offers great dishes. The Staff are for most very arrogant, but thats... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here, but I have stayed at other hotels in Santa Monica and LA (Beverly Hills). Perfect location on the beach (no road - just straight on to the beach). Large rooms with a nice bathroom and a super high bed (there is a small step ladder in the wardrobe for the vertically challenged!). Two things set this hotel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for. Four nights. It Is a very stylish hotel. New England style perfect location. Lovely rooms. The issue we had. Is the. Add ONS You cannot park so it is valet parking at 34 dollars a day plus the tips whenever the car is brought for you. If you want to sit on the beach in front... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this hotel several times. We always enjoy our time here. This time was very nice but the restaurant was being remodeled. We always enjoy one night eating at Pico One so we were disappointed. Of course, there are so many wonderful restaurants in the area that we had fabulous meals each night. We love having a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had stayed here as a corporate traveler and enjoyed it, came back 15 years later, older, with a family and different interests. It didn't disappoint. Beautiful, quiet, spacious rooms, lovely pool and decks and great location for families as you're right on the beach... No other hotel is. There's a fabulous bike path where you can bike or stroll... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The decor at Shutters is my taste to a T, think "Town & Country: Coastal Style", so much attention to detail whilst retaining a relaxed atmosphere. The rooms are well appointed but I have to say for someone who is 5'3" I almost needed a ladder to get into their impossibly high, but very comfortable, beds - how do the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited Shutters while on a family break to So. Cal. The external setting, right down to the hydrangea and the staff dressed in their vineyard vines clothing, makes you feel like you are on Nantucket Island. We really enjoy the location of this hotel, right on the beach and easy access to all of Santa Monica. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on the water, beautiful decor , great Santa Monica vibe. The hotel is just wonderful. Great service , great decor. I would highly recommend. Complete 5 star experience with no hassle and right on the beach.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I heard so much about shutters and I was expecting an experience. My Niçoise tuna salad and the hamburger were average for the price. moreover service was poor or staff is inexperienced and need training for such location.

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GregoryDay, General Manager at Shutters on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Chpfl, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I am sorry to hear that your dining experience did not meet your expectations and our usually high standards. I do apologize for any service missteps you encountered. Each review helps us to improve. Sincerely, Gregory Day, General Manager Shutters on the Beach More 

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Address: 1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Shutters on the Beach 5*
Number of rooms: 198
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Also Known As:
Shutters On The Beach Hotel Santa Monica
Shutters Beach
Shutters Santa Monica
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#3 Spa Hotel in Santa Monica
#6 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#7 Luxury Hotel in Santa Monica
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#17 Family Hotel in Santa Monica

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