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Shore Hotel

4.0 of 5 1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
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    4 of 5 stars
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boston ma
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel thinks that it is okay to make-up new definitions for common English words, such as "suite." I wanted to treat my teens and myself to a luxurious vacation after a very difficult year, so we booked a suite at this hotel. I called to have them describe the 'suites.' On the phone, they explained that the 'suite' is... More 

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

Love, love, love the Shore Hotel. The location is simply the bomb, almost across from the pier and only 2 blocks to the 3rd street promenade. This is a LEED certified hotel, but they must have turned up the water pressure after the inspection, because the overhead shower is simply amazing!!! We didn't eat or drink at the hotel -... More 

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Adam B, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tracy94506, Thank you for your kind and positive review about our hotel. I'm very pleased you enjoyed the hotel amenities during your visit. We appreciate your business and hope to welcome you back soon. Happy holidays, Adam Burke More 

Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hotel location. Pay the extra to have a sea view. Great for family with heated pool and spa and close to restuarants, shopping, pier and the beach. Service was good. Breakfast and evening drinks are served in the lobby which could be improved.

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Adam B, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear George T, Thank you for reviewing our hotel. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your visit, and hope we may have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. I have shared your comments with our director of guest services so we may have the opportunity to adress areas of improvements. Once more thank you and happy holidays.... More 

Snellville, Georgia
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the cookies and apples in the lobby, the free wi-fi, great view and location. Close proximity to the pier. Great shopping just behind the hotel. Staff is very friendly! Could have better hair dryers in the rooms. They are pretty wimpy. Drinks in the lobby are way too expensive. $16 for a glass of wine. Wish the television offered... More 

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Adam B, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GRITS09, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to our property. It was truly a pleasure to welcome you & your business is very much appreciated. I did notice your comments on areas to improve and have shared with our management. Thank you once more and happy holidays to you and your family.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel excelled in many areas. The staff were very friendly, the location was close to many popular attractions, shops and restaurants. The Free wi fi was a bonus. Off street undercover parking was perfect fit the rental car. Arranged a driver on request to and from the airport at a cheaper rate than most taxis.

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Adam B, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Phillip R, Thank you for reviewing your recent positive experience. I am very proud to hear you enjoyed the hotel and our service. Your business is very appreciated. I truly hope that we can have the opportunity to welcome you back again very soon. Warm regards, Adam Burke More 

San Francisco
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Complete rip off! I went to reserve a room online for a king suite witch was an outrageous price the guy couldn't tell me what rooms were available until I got there like he couldnt reserve it for me when I got there they still had the room after I paid I find out I can only get this small... More 

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

Dear keithb756, We share your frustration expressed about your recent stay. We strive to create an enjoyable, relaxing and fun environment for all of our guests. The noise that you caused in your room did not allow those other guests around you to enjoy the hotel. The derogatory comments you used toward the staff crossed the line of decency and... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only stayed one night, but wish we could have stayed longer. Whole facility was nice, LEED certified, great pool area. Get a room facing Ocean Ave, close the sliding door and it's silent! Breakfast was available in the lobby or go next door for the Ivy, which was awesome. But the best was the staff, friendly and very helpful.

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Adam B, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bradmax1, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We strive very hard to provide a high level of service and I am personally happy to hear you enjoyed the hotel. We value your business greatly and thank you for choosing to stay. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again very soon. Warm... More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was almost entirely happy with the Shore. It's sleek and modern yet warm and welcoming -- not always concurrent qualities. The staff were universally friendly and gracious and welcoming. Our ocean view room overlooked the pool and had an angled view of the water -- it's a nice view which included a view of the Santa Monica Pier and... More 

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Adam B, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AGMathis, Thank you so kindly for taking the time to review your recent trip to the Shore Hotel. I am happy you enjoyed the hotel, and did also notice your mention regarding the internet speed. Your comments were noted and our management team is taking active measure towards improving this service. Your business is very appreciated and I hope... More 

Santa Monica, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What's not to like! Great view. A block to the Santa Monica pier. Outstanding accommodations. And the staff goes above and beyond normal! Mariela checked me in for my airline boarding pass when it was impossible for me to do. It was ready for me when I came in from my meeting. Felicia was so pleasant and helpful at check... More 

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Adam B, Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Craig A, Thank you for taking the time to share a review about your recent visit. I am proud to hear that our staff took good care and you enjoyed your time. Your business is truly appreciated and I hope we can welcome you back again soon. Warm regards, Adam Burke More 

Sydney
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just completed a 2 week Californian family holiday and stayed in West Hollywood at the swanky The London Hotel for the first three days of our trip. We wanted to stay in Santa Monica for the last two nights before flying back to Sydney and Shore Hotel seemed to be the standout property when we researched online. We... More 

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Adam B, Guest Relations Manager at Shore Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GrantW1969, Thank you ever so kindly for your warm review about our property & staff. I am happy we were able to host you and your family, and that you enjoyed your time spent. We very much appreciate your business and hope we may offer to welcome you back again in the near future. Warm regards, Adam Burke More 

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Address: 1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Shore Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 164
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