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The Shore is a modern, eco-conscious hotel close to Santa Monica Pier. The 164 bright and welcoming guest rooms and suites offer panoramic views over the ocean or city from their private balconies, and feature the latest state-of-the-art amenities.

Facilities include an inviting zen outdoor heated pool, hot tub and sundeck overlooking the Pacific Ocean, as well as a business centre and 24-hour gym. Bicycles are available to use on a first come, first served basis.

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The guest rooms are all similarly appointed, with views over the ocean, gardens, poolside or city. All rooms are decorated in a neutral palette with pops of teal and orange and feature a patio or balcony. WiFi, iHome docking station, television, mini bar, coffee maker and bathrobes come as standard.


Located overlooking the Pacific, directly on Ocean Boulevard and just across the road from the entrance to Santa Monica pier, the Shore Hotel is only a few minutes’ walk from some of Santa Monica's attractions including the shopping district of Third Street Promenade and the Farmer's Market. There are a variety of bars and restaurants just a short distance away

Food and Drink

While there is no on-site dining, the hotel does offer a small number of breakfast options that can be eaten on tables adjacent to the pool. The Blue Plate restaurant next door to the hotel offers a varied  Mexican menu.

Facilities and Activities

The hotel also features a business centre and 24 hr fitness room.

Please note that there is a $45 per night self-park fee, or for valet parking from $39 per night; both payable locally.

Environmental and Social Responsibility

Justifiably proud of its LEED certified, eco-friendly credentials, the hotel boasts an environmentally conscious design and sustainably-sourced decor and fittings, whilst maintaining the highest levels of comfort and style.

Some of it’s sustainable features include a solar-heated swimming pool, low flow shower head (which resulting in 20% water reduction) and a lift pulley system designed to save up to 75% more energy than conventional lifts.More than 10% of the building materials are local to the region and over 50% of construction waste materials, including metals, concrete, stucco, terrazzo, wood & carpet were recycled or salvaged. Guest room furniture is manufactured from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified wood and the carpets are manufactured with eco solution Q nylon, which contains a minimum of 25% recycled content.

Our opinion

This hotel is in an ideal location for both city culture and relaxation on the beach, which is just a few steps across the road.

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