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Shore Hotel

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1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brights Grove, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic hotel, fantastic restaurant, so much fun to walk to the pier and take a ride on the Farris Wheel near midnight to see the lights and the city. Exceptional!! We started the day with breakfast at Brentwood Farmers market followed with some shopping. Then headed down to Malibu pier for an afternoon at the beach with some paddle boarding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

- great location - 20 minutes off LAX if no traffic - right on santa monica pier, short walk to beach - can do nice bike ride along beach to Venice and Malibu direction - easy to go out to eat - girls loved shopping - relaxed - very friendly staff - easy checkout, - great rooms

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have to say I agree with most reviews. The hotel looks great from the street, especially at night and is really well located frontline almost opposite the pier. The staff are really great. But, the rooms are small, the balconies are 'tight', the pool area is 'compact' and there are very limited food options. That said, most frontline hotels... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a pleasure to stay at The Shore Hotel in Santa Monica. Kim at the front desk was one of the superstars in customer service at this hotel. Great pool, views of the ocean , gym and walking distance to the best places in Santa Monica(like dining and amusement park rides at the Pier! ) I can't imagine staying anywhere... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Shore Hotel was the last stop of our California road trip and was the perfect place to end a wonderful trip. It has a fabulous location opposite the ocean and the pier, with gorgeous shops just behind in third street promenade, and is ideally placed to explore LA, Malibu, Venice etc. We loved it! The hotel made a special... More 

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Santa Monica, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel stay was awful; first the bathroom wall is see through glass that you can close a curtain to but still means very little privacy....for the BATHROOM in a double room! A see through glass wall to the toilet, shower--whose bright idea was that?? Second, the balconies are right on top of each other, & with their inward facing... More 

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

Dear VirginiaM, I appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience with us. I am sorry to that our hotel is not what you expected and you did not have a positive experience. I wanted to share that since your stay in September 2014 we have made many improvements and additions with our food and beverage options. Please... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Shore hotel two months ago, the hotel exceeded our expectations. We stayed in an Ocean-view Premier room which offered us a view of the pool and ocean. All was perfect, no complaints at all. The room was very clean and comfortable, the valet retrieved our car quickly each time and were very friendly. The staff at... More 

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

Dear KCRi, I really enjoyed reading about your recent stay at Shore Hotel. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. I'm pleased to hear that we exceeded your expectations and made your stay with us memorable. I will also share your compliments with Jen, as she will be pleased to hear your feedback. Please let us know... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whilst I realise I may be in the minority as its no1 here (the reason I booked it) I just didn't get the attraction we stayed on the last night of a 17 day road trip after staying in some amazing hotels & I have to say we found this ok. Staff at reception great, staff serving food and drinks... More 

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

Dear anonomousdurhamuk, I'm sorry to hear that you were not pleased with your recent stay with us and we did not exceed your expectations. I understand that when your traveling away from home you want to feel as comfortable as can be. You shared that you felt your room was tiny and I wanted to mention that we have a... More 

QUIMPER
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location in front of the pier of santa monica. Not very far from Venice beach. Many restaurants and shops in the area of the hotel. The pool is a little bit too small but there is not too much place for a bigger one

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

Dear Olivier, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. It was such a pleasure to have you as our guest. I am glad that you were able to enjoy the shops and restaurants in the area. Please let us know when you are in the area again as we would like to welcome you back.... More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a great location but is totally overpriced. We reserved an ocean facing room which was over $500 which was very small and really not value for money. The curtains had cigarette burns in them which i alerted the front desk too and subsequently did nothing about. On the second day the wifi and cable tv both... More 

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

Dear PeterK, I am sorry to hear about your most recent stay with us. Our main priority is guest satisfaction and we failed to meet your expectations. With your feedback we are able to use your experience as a training opportunity. I would like to invite you back to stay with us, so that we can re create the experience... More 

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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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