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Shutters on the Beach

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Ranked #10 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So I have a mixed review to share about Shutters, a hotel I usually not only recommend but love to visit. From the moment I arrived the valet parker who seemed to be in charge was extremely rude to me and dismissive. I realized later he thought I was parking at Shutters to go to the beach, when I was... More

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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Design and attention to detail are to be commended at this hotel. Location is a significant USP and we particularly liked the ability to get a bike to visit the pier and Venice Beach. However, the price simply wasn't justified. Service was average at best and staff (a few exceptions aside like the gentleman who brought our luggage to the... More

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79 reviews 79 reviews
19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

How could anyone note love the Shutters. The views are fantastic, it's actually worth paying for an ocean front view. The pool faces the ocean and the staff there are excellent. We have never had better room or luggage service. If you are a lover of Chocolate Cake, visit the resturant off the beach, it's amazing. The upscale dining resturant... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited Shutters with my teenage daughter. First room at street level with views (out AND in) of pedestrians walking by. Lobby lovely, but so crowded and loud, we stayed away. At check-in, amenities included in room rate ($$$$$$$) were not mentioned, so we missed out on all. Second room - on third floor, extremely noisy with street noise. Everything was... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently celebrated my good friend's birthday at One Pico restaurant in Shutters Hotel with a midi-day lunch. It's located in a posh hotel right at the beach. We'd both been there before and enjoyed it. It happened to be another beautiful day. As requested, we were seated at a table at the window looking out at the beach. It's... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stayed here in June and loved it. From the welcoming staff at front desk, gorgeous rooms, inviting and relaxing pool, perfection. Location is great, walking distance to promenade, Santa Monica pier, Venice beach etc. Although the hotel was full when we visited, it definitely didn't have that overcrowded feeling at all, more like staying at a... More

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Ivano Fracena, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I enjoyed Shutters on the Beach for 9 days. Unique design. Comfy room. Great location. Wonderful view. Friendly stuff. Awesome restaurant with beach view. Its Santa Monica! What can be better?

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed Shutters on the Beach for 6 days. What a treat! Please understand - it is right on the Beach. You look out - and you are "on the Beach". You walk out and you are "on the Beach". It's Santa Monica Beach. It's Wonderful! And inside, the Rooms are great. They "feel" comfortable. They "feel"... More

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

Dear cashmore64, Thank you for joining us at Shutters on the Beach for your Santa Monica getaway. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed our dining options, residential-style rooms, and beach front location. We look forward to welcoming you back on your return trip. Sincerely, Gregory Day, General Manager Shutters on the Beach More

Marina del Rey, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so excited to spend my birthday at Shutters with my hubby, baby free,back in February! I had eaten brunch and dinner at this wonderful hotel in the past for special occasions and had always mentioned to my husband that I would love to stay one day, so I was overjoyed when he booked a room for my birthday... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is beautifully located on the beach near the Santa Monica Pier. We really wanted to like this hotel and have tried it twice, but will not be going back. The service leaves a lot to be desired. The check-in is supposed to be at 4PM but both times our room was not ready until after 5:30PM. The front desk... 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*
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Shutters Beach
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 Spa Hotel in Santa Monica #5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica #6 Business Hotel in Santa Monica #7 Luxury Hotel in Santa Monica #7 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica #15 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
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Shutters on the Beach is more than just a spectacular place to stay, it’s the epitome of Southern California’s breezy lifestyle. This captivating hotel is located directly on the sand and within walking distance of the area’s biggest attractions including the Santa Monica Pier and hundreds of shops and restaurants. For business or pleasure, this quintessential beachfront hideaway is known as the place the high-profile go to be low-profile. ... more   less 
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