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The Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica

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from 316.26 USD *
(* Lowest nightly rate based on stay from 03/23/2015 to 03/27/2015)
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  • Beach location
  • Close to LA attractions
  • Scenic views from Rooftop Bar
  • Hip and trendy
  • Spacious rooms
  • Loud pool scene on weekend nights
  • Trip Advisor - 3.5 of 5 stars
  • Expedia - 3.7 of 5 stars
*Information was accurate at the time of publication.

Sophisticated Style

This property values its guests and provides the utmost attention to every detail of service. Ascetically pleasing inside and out, this property features the finest amenities and concierge services. The staff is extremely accommodating and is constantly looking for ways to improve the stay of their valued guests. This hotel features fine dining, elegant lounges and an array of five-star amenities.

Hotel Features
Rooms: 71
Hotel Vibe: Sophisticated Style
Interests: Romantic, Business, Beach, Waterfront
Official Website
The Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica
1301 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica 90401
    Status is currently being updated.
Just steps away from the Pacific Ocean, Hotel Shangri-La offers you the premier location among Santa Monica beach hotels. With world-famous sights such as Venice Beach, Malibu, and Beverly Hills just minutes away, you will find this prosperous beach town to be a wonderful base of operations.

Hotel Overview

Overlooking the Pacific since 1939, Hotel Shangri-La is a dramatic beacon of Art Deco beauty, Hollywood allure, and Los Angeles history. Perched on a high bluff, mere steps from the beach, this timeless Santa Monica boutique hotel has undergone a $30 million redesign -- promising you a stylish haven to see and be seen. Each lavish, non-smoking Santa Monica hotel room and suite affords you sweeping ocean views. The lush courtyard with elevated pool and cabanas encourages mingling and sunning. The gourmet restaurant, The Dining Room, offers first-class cuisine and hushed intimacy, and the posh, rooftop bar doubles as a glamorous host for exclusive events. Summoning the ambiance of a chic private club, the inspiring accommodations are a stirring embodiment of art, luxury, and architecture.


Experience the timeless luxury of Hotel Shangri-La. With only 71 rooms and suites, all non-smoking, this intimate Santa Monica lodging destination effortlessly captures an elusive sense of Hollywood exclusivity. Recently emerged from a sweeping $30 million refurbishment, the style is inspiring and the panoramic ocean views are breath-taking. Surround yourself with every comfort, seamlessly incorporated into the hotel's original Art Deco design. Select from a variety of configurations - from flats and one- or two-bedroom suites to a stunning penthouse. Special rooms have verandas and cuisinettes, and bathtubs in corner suites. It is an ambiance that both soothes and invigorates, a stirring celebration of historic design and modern luxury. Above all, we offer a unique hideaway from typical Santa Monica accommodations.


Despite its relative youth, Hotel Shangri-La offers an array of delightful dining options celebrated among the best Santa Monica restaurants. Serving up tantalizing dishes, The Dining Room, the gourmet restaurant overlooks the Ocean and Palisades Park. Savor tasty selections featuring only the freshest ingredients from the nearby Santa Monica Farmer's Market. The Poolside Bar offers refreshing specialty cocktails and light entrees. And if you prefer to relax in the comfort of your room or suite, In Room Dining is available. From sumptuous breakfasts to late-night grill favorites, we offer the ideal Santa Monica dining experience for all tastes.


Discover an elegant, all-access gateway to the heart of L.A. at Hotel Shangri-La. Whether it's art and architecture or film, food, or high fashion, the City of Angels has something for you. From the thrilling rides, eclectic shopping, and all-around sun-splashed fun at the world-famous Santa Monica Pier to the cutting-edge boutiques of Rodeo Drive and majestic Hollywood studio tours, the conveniently located Santa Monica California beach hotel offers you an insider's introduction to a world of wondrous attractions. Of course, you might find what you're looking for within the hotel's own set of alluring offerings. Dance late into the evening at poolside DJ parties, socialize at the sultry outdoor lounge, or score an invite to the ritzy private events we regularly host. As the new go-to hot spot among Santa Monica California hotels, we'll show you the legendary panache of the Hollywood lifestyle.

Meetings & Events

Discover a chic, sophisticated destination blending newly transformed interiors with a deeply inspiring setting -- Hotel Shangri-La. Perched high on a waterfront bluff in the heart of downtown, this stunningly redesigned Santa Monica meeting place elevates events to soaring new heights. Should you need anything, the hotel's expert, round-the-clock staff of concierges, event planners, and caterers will make it happen. Treat clients and colleagues to an exclusive escape from the conventional Santa Monica conference facility. The stylish rooftop meeting room and outdoor terrace showcase commanding Pacific Ocean views, lending events an exhilarating prestige. For private meetings and banquets, the exquisitely appointed Penthouse Suite offers an im

Amenities & Activities

  • Air Conditioned
  • Broadband Internet Access in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Electronic Key
  • Fitness Center
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Mini Bar
  • Restaurant on site
  • Safe
  • Self parking - uncovered
  • Wake-up Service

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