Shangri-La Hotel - Santa Monica

1301 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, United States, 90401  show map
 4 stars
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Shangri-La Hotel - Santa Monica

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 42 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Dining room

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Shangri-La Hotel is a 4-star property only 4.0 km from PALISADES PARK. Renovated in 2009, the unique hotel has welcomed guests since 1939.

Nestled in the center of Santa Monica and a 15-minute walk from Christopher Grimes Gallery train station. The property is set within 1 km distance from Santa Monica city center.

There are shopping places, such as boutiques and a market nearby.

Guests can reach Shangri-La Hotel by car from Los Angeles International airport in 15 minutes.

Rooms

A spectacular view over the sea welcomes guests to king suite, executive queen suite and king room offering a laptop-size safe, wireless internet, LCD TV, climate control and a writing table. Some rooms come with a view of the Pacific Ocean. They are fitted with marble bathrooms with a shower, free toiletries and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

The The Dining Room restaurant serves an array of seasonal dishes. Guests can quench their thirst at "onyx" bar with a favorite drink. Serving a wide range of dishes, The Dining Room at Shangri and Taka-sushi can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Business travelers can make use of a business centre, a meeting room and a photocopier offered on site.

Relax

The property indulges guests with a spa lounge, a health club and a hot tub as well as a gym and a fitness centre. On-site activities feature mountain biking and golf.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 42 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   71.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Souvenir shop
  • Hairdresser
  • Coffee shop
  • Exterior corridors
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Free cabanas
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub shower combination
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Sound docking station
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Voice mail
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 13 years
Existing bedding FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Shangri-La Hotel - Santa Monica Santa Monica location
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Hotel Address:

1301 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, United States, 90401

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City Center
  • Santa Monica
    900 m
Airports
  • Los Angeles International (LAX)
    11.5 km
  • Bob Hope (BUR)
    24.3 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Blue Plate Oysterette (cuisine: American)
    130 m
  • The Dining Room at Shangri-La (cuisine: American, Mediterranean)
    40 m
Parks
  • Palisades Park
    250 m
Beaches
  • Santa Monica Beach
    510 m
  • Muscle Beach
    840 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    71

Rooms and availability

Shangri-La photos Room
Standard Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    7 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Kitchenette
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • VCR player
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Shangri La Room City View Excluding Amenity Fee - Double

King Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Parquet floor
  • Bathroom:Marble bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • iPod docking station
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Standard|King

Shangri-La photos Room Hotel information
King Suite
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Parquet floor
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Marble bathroom
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Kitchen unit
  • Media:Television
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Direct Ocean View Suite with a King bed and full gourmet kitchen, offers separate living and sleeping areas. Carrara marble bathrooms and living areas with a warm and stylish decor which include hardwood floors, an Art Deco inspired sofa (some with sleeper sofas), coffee table, 42 inch flat panel TV, high speed wireless, iPod docking station alarm clock.

Shangri-La photos Room
Suite
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    7 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Super King-size bed and 1 Sofa bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • iPod docking station
  • Computer hookup
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|One Bedroom Suite with Full Gourmet Kitchen

Shangri-La photos Room
Two-Bedroom Suite
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Deluxe Double Room
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    7 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Alarm clock
  • Media:LCD TV
Room Description:

Standard|Double room - De Luxe

Shangri-La photos Room
Deluxe King Room
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Computer hookup
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe Ocean View Room with One King Bed including Resort Fee

Deluxe Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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Room Description:

Suite|Suite 2 bedrooms - De Luxe

Executive Queen Suite
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Ocean One-Bedroom Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • Dining:Kitchen unit
Room Description:

Standard|1 Bdrm w/ Kitchen Partial Ocean Excl. Amenity Fee - Double

Ocean King Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Luxury Double Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Room

Shangri-La photos Exterior Bathroom
Luxury Two-Bedroom Suite
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Marble bathroom
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|Luxury Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Shangri-La Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Palisades Park600 m
  • Santa Monica Pier Aquarium600 m
  • Pacific Park700 m

Popular areas

  • Third Street Promenade200 m
  • Santa Monica State Beach500 m
  • Ocean Avenue500 m
  • Santa Monica Beach500 m
  • City Center1.8 km

Convention centers

  • Santa Monica Visitor Center100 m
  • Santa Monica Civic Auditorium1.0 km

Shopping areas

  • Santa Monica Place500 m
  • Santa Monica Farmers Market600 m

Amusement

  • Bright Child500 m
  • Gordon Brothers Enterprises600 m
  • Amf1.2 km

Museums

  • Angels Attic700 m
  • Santa Monica Historical Museum1.5 km
  • Moca Store1.8 km
  • California Heritage Museum2.0 km

Parks

  • Tongva Park700 m
  • Reed Park800 m
  • Santa Monica Comm and Cultural800 m
  • Memorial Park1.7 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Vidal Sassoon Academy300 m
  • Shiatsu Massage School of CA1.6 km

Galleries

  • Christopher Grimes Gallery1.1 km

Air business related

  • Force Limited1.5 km

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Santa Monica Ucla Med Center1.7 km

Golf courses and Country clubs

  • Santa Monica Pier600 m

College Campuses

  • Pardee RAND Graduate School - PRGS900 m

Local attractions

  • California Heritage Museum2.1 km
    2612 Main Street, Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Museum of Art3.1 km
    2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica
  • Venice Beach3.9 km
    1531 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles
  • Eames House2.4 km
    203 / 205 Chautauqua Boulevard, Los Angeles
  • Bergamot Station3.1 km
    2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica

Near the hotel

  • Third Street Promenade280 m
    Third Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Beach510 m
    Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Public Library630 m
    601 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica
  • Pacific Park790 m
    380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica
  • Palisades Park250 m
    Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Pier610 m
    200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Pier Aquarium640 m
    1600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica

Restaurants nearby

  • Blue Plate Oysterette130 m

    Address: 1355 Ocean Ave
    Phone: 310-576-3474

    83% likes this, based on 303 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Boa Steakhouse170 m

    Address: 101 Santa Monica Blvd
    Phone: 310-899-4466

    71% likes this, based on 292 reviews
    Price Range: ZAR 247 - ZAR 1 114

  • Taka-sushi130 m

    Address: 1345 2nd St
    Phone: 310-394-6540

    84% likes this, based on 42 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese
    Price Range: ZAR 206 - ZAR 206

  • The Dining Room at Shangri-La40 m

    Address: 1301 Ocean Ave
    Phone: (310) 394-2791

    75% likes this, based on 58 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
    Price Range: ZAR 371 - ZAR 1 403

  • Tender Greens140 m

    Address: 201 Arizona Ave

    82% likes this, based on 103 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    71
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  • West Hollywood hotels - 14 km
  • Hawthorne hotels - 17 km
  • Topanga hotels - 16 km
  • Hermosa Beach hotels - 19 km

Shangri-La Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Shangri-La

Average guest rating

8.0out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 184 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
10.0
Rooms
10.0
Service
8.0
Value
6.0
Dining
6.0

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    8.2

    great location and very nice and clean room.

  • Couple
    7.8

    The staff was great, really helpful and friendly, especially Nicholas!

    Getting woken at 8:00am on vacation, they woke us for room service, but got the wrong room! Major mistake!

  • Single
    6.2

    Location was excellent! The hotel is very close to Santa Monica beach and 3rd st promnard.

    The hotel is over price, they charged mini bar fee which was I didn't use at all! My room was very small and too simple.:( I will not book the hotel anymore. It's wasting money.

  • Single
    5.4

    I like the location of the hotel

    the room was very very small and the view was terrible ...

  • Couple
    9.6

    Extremely helpful concierge, nice clean rooms, spacious bathrooms, cool art deco styling, great location, fun pool deck

    A little bit noisy at night (but not horrible), pool deck is open to the public so it got pretty crowded on saturday.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The rooms were very nice, modern and comfortable. The pool and lounge looked great, but we couldn't use it(too rainy). The clerks were very helpful.

    The staff at the restaurant were a bit scattered. My husband said that he got a complimentary tea and was told all guests get one. When I asked for mine, it seemed to be a major problem for the people in the restaurant. There was a lot of attitude. I thought it was unprofessional.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Location, decor, staff and double bath

  • Couple
    9.2

    All the Art Deco features. Its a beautifully renovated hotel. We booked the Deluxe room because it was a bigger room & couldnt really fault it. The bathroom has a big bath tub in it & the room is full of Art Deco detail. Hotel staff were extremly friendly & helpful. Hotel is right across from the beach therefore great views. If you have time go up to the rooftop bar. Great views.

    No water provided in the rooms. Internet facilities for people that dont have a laptop arnt that convenient. Internet is only free for the first 15 min & then you need to pay. Only one computer available right in the lobby no no real privacy either, very distracting. The hotel room rates are a little pricy but we enjoyed our stay.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Santa Monica is the best place to stay in LA for pleasure, and for business travelers with a little extra time for commute. The Shangri-La is the hippest, best place on the water. We've stayed at Shutters and Casa del Mar - eaten at Viceroy. Shangri La beats them all. authentic updated Art Deco, great size, pool, rooftop bar with view of the Santa Monica pier and beach. No question - the go-to place in LA . The New York Times Travel Section agrees. And this is not paid or sponsored - I am a real person - stayed with my daughter on her school break. Loved it! Anne

    We had to leave

  • Single
    8.8

    It was a beautiful hotel with a lot of charm. The stay was luxurious and I felt pampered without being waited on.

    The pool and hot tub were not open very late at all.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Excellent location. Rooms were large and service was prompt.

    Rooms lacked the basics that I would have expected given the relatively high price - ie there was no coffee/tea making facilities, no ironing facilities inroom and bathroom had no counter space,

  • Couple
    7.4

    the hotel was beautifully situated in Santa Monica within walking distance of both the new shopping center and the beach and 5 minutes from the pier . The hotel was very clean and tidy with a good pool, hottub and sunbathing area the only down side was weather with only 4-5 hours sunshine in a 78 hour period

    no not really room prices were not cheap and could of included some extras in the room even a bottle of water a day or coffee and tea facilities

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Everything. Above all the atmosphere of the hotel. It is cosy, confortable, elegant, and you feel at home. The pictures at the site do not express how nice are the rooms. We actually stayed for 5 nights and they were delicate and attentive with us.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    everythings perfect, we loved bath room and nice view.thanks:)

  • Single
    6.6

    good location, but way too expensive for what it is.

How to reach hotel

hotel Shangri-La Hotel - Santa Monica Santa Monica location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1301 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, United States, 90401

Get directions
City Center
  • Santa Monica
    900 m
Airports
  • Los Angeles International (LAX)
    11.5 km
  • Bob Hope (BUR)
    24.3 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Blue Plate Oysterette (cuisine: American)
    130 m
  • The Dining Room at Shangri-La (cuisine: American, Mediterranean)
    40 m
Parks
  • Palisades Park
    250 m
Beaches
  • Santa Monica Beach
    510 m
  • Muscle Beach
    840 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    71