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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Staff here are attentive and courteous. The location can't be beat - half way between Santa Monica pier and 3rd St promenade shopping. Traveling with two young kids, we have two interconnecting rooms on the second floor. The balconies are huge, adding lots of extra space. Hotel rooms are bright & airy and everything looks new and works well. Special... More 

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Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the minute we arrived we loved it!!! It's funky and modern and the staff are fabulous! We were greeted with fizz and a wonderful smile from the reception staff. We booked an ocean view room, and had fabulous views. In terms of value, it could be said that this is expensive for what you get, but it depends what... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In the plus column: very friendly staff, central location, fun modern decor - bonus points for the Howard Johnson's turquoise and orange color scheme! In the minus column: housekeeping never visited until well after 4 pm, which is a let-down if you have been out all day and hoping to relax for a bit in the room. Also, don't bother... More 

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Cyrille D, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Karen P, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us. I understand your concern regarding the service of the room. We would be however very happy to help you with this. For future reference, please indicate at the front desk at what time you would like your room to be serviced so we... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose this hotel because of the great reviews on Trip Advisor but I have to say I was disappointed. Good things are: Nice location on Ocean Ave & close to the Pier & 3rd St precinct; modern design; clean; nice sized shower with good water pressure; friendly staff on arrival; welcome drink; good amount of drawer space; comfortable bed;... More 

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Cyrille D, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Okorbut, Thank you very much for sharing your feelings with us. Before everything else, I would like to apologize on behalf of the team for the different issues you experienced. I would like to address these personally, you will find at the end of my response my direct contact information. I am very sorry that you could not get... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment we arrived at The Shore Hotel we felt special. Registration was painless and we were offered champagne as a welcoming gesture along with many non- alcoholic options! The room- was amazing! Don't be shy with the glass wall between bathroom and sleeping area- there is a privacy shade available at the push of a button! We were... More 

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Tom R, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BEW78, Thank you for choosing the Shore Hotel on your visit all the way from our nation's capitol. Great to hear you enjoyed the unique features of our rooms and the easy access to so many fun things in walking distance just a block or two away. And thank you for taking the time to let everyone know. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have stayed at this hotel regularly for business trips, nearly 1x/3mos and find it comfortable, well managed, fun to stay at and while not a traditional luxury hotel, has many elements that are well above average. A huge bonus is the proximity to the beach to go for a run - it's awesome - just put on your shoes... More 

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

Dear Oandhmom, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It's always a pleasure to have you as our guest. We appreciate your patronage and the kind feedback about our property. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make your future stays with us more comfortable. Warm Regards, Christina Maranon Front... More 

Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was amazing vacation for us. We had an ocean wiev room. I enjoyed every moment from my stay. The hotel was young and trendy design, everythings was near by. The pier, the ocean, the restaurants, the bars, the third street promenad... I want to go back, because everything was perfect. In the morning, after my coffe, I had a... More 

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

Dear Katalin C, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I really enjoyed reading your review. Especially the part about your morning walk to Palisades Park and the squirrel family! Please let us know when you will be in the area again as we would love to invite you back for another stay. Warm Regards,... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First the pros: -Location, location, location- if you want to be centrally located on the beach in Santa Monica, I don't think it gets better than this. -Rooms are really nicely appointed. Sleek, modern, clean. And, of course, environmentally friendly. -I ended up getting in a bit earlier than expected on my check-in date, and they were able to get... More 

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

Dear Amalia C, I appreciate the time you have taken to share your feedback with us. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the design of the rooms and was able to get into your room early. However, I'm regretful to hear that your stay with us was disturbed by... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're going to stay in Santa Monica, you may as well stay on the beach! Our room looked out over Ocean Avenue, and the east exit drops out right in the middle of Santa Monica. There is a pool area and a relaxing courtyard.

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Tom R, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Craig K, Thank you so much for staying with us. Glad to hear all went well. Thank you so much for letting us know about your experience and sharing. See you soon when your travels bring you back to Santa Monica. Sincerely, Tom Routson Assistant Front Office Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there only one night before our trip to Vegas, but we absolutely loved it. Very helpful and friendly stuff. Amazing location next to all restaurants and boulevard, across the beach and close to Venice beach to for more funky type of fun

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Cyrille D, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bart1303, Thank you for taking the time to give us your opinion! I am glad to read your stay was up to your expectations. I hope your trip to Vegas was also a nice memory! We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Cyrille Dagregorio Hotel Management Intern More 

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