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Shore Hotel

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1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived for a 3 day stay as part of our honeymoon, We were instantly upgraded to a great ocean view room. Tony helped us with room setup and all local knowledge. After a walk on the beach we returned to a lovely card congratulating us on our marriage a bottle of prosecco and some strawberries dipped in chocolate!!!!! Rural the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second stop on our family holiday to California. After much research we settled for The Shore and were not disappointed. We booked two rooms and were on the 4th Floor with a good view over the pool and to the ocean. The Location of the hotel is perfect for walking to the pier and the shops and... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My 5th visit to Santa Monica was rather eventful. I was traveling alone and was involved in a major accident (I was run over by a driver running a red). The Shore staff were amazing. They arranged transport from the hospital, they left me cookies in my room and a get well card. As well as this they allowed me... More 

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Brights Grove, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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 6 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 

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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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