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Shore Hotel

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1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Burnaby, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel is very nice. The staff are all so friendly and accomodating! Close to everything. Room was comfortable. Pool looked nice, but we didn't use it due to the weather. Felt very safe and secure there.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hotel with friendly and helpful staff. Can't beat the location near restaurants and shopping. Shout out to TC, the valet and check in staff. Would have liked to have breakfast in the hotel, but limited opti

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed 2 nights during Memorial Day Weekend and had a wonderful stay. The rooms are clean and stylish and very trendy. We had an AWESOME breakfast by the pool. Ask for the very sweet and attentive Etsegenet as your server. She had great suggestions for things to eat and took great care of us. Also we had a wonderful... More 

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I travel to Santa Monica for business quite often. I always stay at the Shore. The staff is always extremely helpful and I have never had a bad experience. I have always found my room to be very comfortable. I have noticed higher noise levels in some rooms, but never to the point that it bothered me. I'll be returning... More 

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Aaron P, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan N, Thank you for writing a review of the hotel. That is a great tip you mentioned about the first floor garden rooms. The patios are larger and you can exit out to the garden and water feature. These rooms seem peaceful in the middle of our busy city. We look forward to having you and your wife... More 

phoenix, Arizona, USA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a nice hotel! Accommodations are very nice and staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The patio is comfortable and inviting. Raul Saldana, the evening bartender is terrific--makes great flavored martinis. He made sure were were set up with heaters and firepit on windy, cool evenings--very focused on our satisfaction. The decor is modern and updated. The bathroom doesn't have... More 

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Aaron P, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear xnewyauka, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We love getting feedback from seasoned travelers like yourself. Thank you for the recommendation! Kind Regards, Aaron Peaslee Director of Guest Services More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently stayed overnight at the Shore Hotel as our west coast stopover on our way back from KY to Australia. The hotel had equally as many good and bad points. The good: Staff were very friendly and helpful, especially Randall and Melben. After a long day of travelling with out 14 month old son, Randall went ahead and arranged... More 

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Aaron P, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pennyk87, It was a pleasure speaking with you and your husband during your visit. I appreciate the mention of Randall and Marben. I will make sure that they know they had a positive impact on your visit. With the hotel being in the middle of a big city we do have to contend with some interesting locals. It is... More 

NYC
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335 reviews 335 reviews
27 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have to say the service was excellent. It was also a great relief to be able to return our Sixt rent a car here( a beautiful Volvo) and far more pleasant than the horror show at the airport. The hotel is very clean and well located. It has a W feel. The platform bed was not really comfortable and... More 

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

Dear NC R, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I am sorry to hear that you did not find our beds and pillows to be comfortable . I understand the importance of a good night's rest while traveling on vacation. Please let us know when you will be in the Santa Monica area again,... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a solo traveller, I wanted my chosen hotel to be well located, close to public transport and friendly unassuming service. Over five days, I found all of the above at The Shore. Bus stop is a few steps from the hotel and all main attractions are within walking distance. Service is just right without being over the top. Simply... More 

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

Dear gabsaint, I'm pleased to hear that your 5 night stay with us went well and you were able to enjoy the near by attractions from the hotel. Please let us know when you will be in the Santa Monica area again as we would love for you to return on a future visit. Best Regards, Christina Maranon Front Office... More 

Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am quite surprised that this hotel rates #1 in Santa Monica. I picked the Shore based on the Trip Advisor rating. Our room (#103) was right next door to the elevator, ice machine and kitchen. The basic requirement of hotel is a good night's sleep, right? I heard the elevator all night and then around 5am the staff began... More 

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

Dear Amy S. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I would like to send my sincere apologies regarding your recent stay at Shore Hotel. Guest satisfaction is our main priority and we failed to meet your expectations during your visit. Our team has acknowledged your feedback and we have begun to take corrective action.... More 

Eldorado, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've just returned from spending three days at the Shore Hotel for a press event. The location was perfect for visiting area attractions; the hotel itself was modern, eco-friendly, and comfortable. The internet access was very good, the rooms were spacious, the staff was very friendly, and I would stay there again happily.

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

Dear Judie S, I am pleased to hear that your business trip was a success! I agree with the location, there could not have been a better choice than by the beach and attractions. Please let us know when you will be ready for some R&R, as we would love for you to return! Best Regards, Christina Maranon Front Office... More 

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