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Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica, Santa Monica

4-star4 stars
1301 Ocean AveSanta MonicaCA90401United States of America

Luxury hotel with 2 bars/lounges, near Santa Monica Pier
  • Free WiFi
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Very Good8.0
Great location
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Fantastic service
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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From 1,372 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica, Santa Monica

from $279
  • Standard Room, 1 King or 1 Queen Bed
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchen
  • Suite, Terrace
  • Luxury Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Room

What’s around Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica, Santa Monica


  • Heart of Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Pier - 10 min walk
  • Venice Beach - 31 min walk
  • Santa Monica Beach - 4 min walk
  • Santa Monica Place - 8 min walk
  • Original Muscle Beach - 11 min walk
  • International Chess Park - 12 min walk
  • Santa Monica College - 40 min walk

Getting around

  • Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal) - 11 min drive
  • Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal) - 23 min drive
  • Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) - 26 min drive
  • Van Nuys, CA (VNY) - 28 min drive
  • Burbank, CA (BUR-Bob Hope) - 38 min drive
  • Van Nuys Station - 30 min drive
  • Los Angeles Union Station - 30 min drive
  • Sun Valley Station - 35 min drive
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

About Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica, Santa Monica

Art Deco glamour across the street from the Pacific Ocean

Coastal location
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica offers ocean views from nearly every guestroom across from a tourist-packed stretch of the Pacific. You can tan while lying out on the nearby sandy beach or take the kids to ride Santa Monica Pier's iconic Ferris wheel.

Sun-drenched diversions
The pier is a 10-minute stroll down the block, offering diversions such as an old-fashioned carousel ride or concerts during the summer. Third Street Promenade, a shopper's delight with plenty of places to refuel on food and drink, is 2 minutes away on foot.

Hello, gorgeous
This Art Deco hotel gleams in old-fashioned Hollywood glamour and decor. A penthouse-level bar, Suite 700, and an onsite spa are among the celebrity-drawing services, in addition to poolside cocktails, a dining room overlooking the Pacific, and 24-hour room service.

Ocean oasis
Uniquely styled guestrooms include free WiFi and many feature ocean views. Opt for a suite, and you are treated to a gourmet, stainless-steel kitchen and deep soaking tub.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 70 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-2 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (17 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa services on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 700
  • Conference space size (meters) - 28
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1939
  • Elevator/lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 50-inch flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


The Dining Room - This poolside restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.


On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica, Santa Monica’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Shangri
  • Hotel Shangri La
  • Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica
  • Hotel Shangri Santa Monica
  • Shangri Hotel
  • Shangri Hotel Santa Monica
  • Shangri La Santa Monica
  • Shangri Santa Monica


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: USD 25.00 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Pool access
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Concierge/valet service
  • Additional inclusions

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 49 per night with in/out privileges

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 20 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 268 reviews

Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica, Santa Monica
Bad experience
Myself And my girlfriend were not treated very well I explained to the staff that my flight was delayed and if they could acomodate her being she was from a foreign country they agreed upon my arrival I learned they did not want to help her even though I had explained my situation and they said they wood they over charged me for incidentals that took about 3 days to correct even though i had 3 separate bookings and I paid money to upgrade and combine they still charged me 900$ in incidentals just in case the jacuzzi was broken my room didn’t have any tissue and I told the housekeeper and she still didn’t replace it there were 2 guests we stayed for 7 days at no point did we ever recive 2 robes to wear they want 50$ a day to park your car and chard 5$for a can of pop and 10$ for a beer in the mini bar plus a 25$ amenity fee witch I didn’t recive full amenities and the security staff was overly aggressive they act tough for some reason one guy asked me to pour out my beer I was drinking in the lobby because I stepped out the front steps for a minute they are all flash with out the service at the restaurant on the rooftop my lady was cold and the host brought a blanket for her witch was thoughtful but he didn’t ask us if we wanted one and just put it on my girlfriend the blanket smelled of food and offended her as she did not ask to be covered with a blanket that smelled of food although the location was good for the area
Adam, us1 night trip
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica, Santa Monica
Everything was great except I think they shlouod have aloof at the shower , the boba were kind of tight and hard to control.
erin, us2 night trip
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica, Santa Monica
Hotel Shangri-La is the bees knees
Great Hotel. Classic comfort but still in style. The rooftop bar is the best in Santa Monica perfect for sunsets. The staff was impeccable. Old school service that does not exists much any more. The concierge was great. She made us dinner reservations at a fantastic restaurant in Venice beach. It was for my wife’s birthday and she even paid for two glasses of champagne at the restaurant to celebrate. Our table was reserved and we were sat immediately upon arrival and check in. She also made me appointment at a great barber a block away for a beard trim, hot shave and a haircut. Her name is Adrienne and she is wonderful. I will stay here whenever I am in Santa Monica. Right across from the walking bridge over the 1 to get to the beach and right near the pier. Love this hotel.
Thomas, us2 night trip
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica, Santa Monica
Very Nice Hotel
Very nice place to stay, will be on our return to list when in Santa Monica.
Carl, us2 night trip
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica, Santa Monica
Lukewarm response....
For paying over 500 a night you would think that simple amenities would be available without having to ask via special request, like ice.... and hair dryer.....etc. It was a small room but very nice - the ocean view wasn't much of a view considering we were on 2nd floor. Food is crazy expensive here also. The staff was very congenial and welcoming however, and we did not wait for a bellhop or the valet whatsoever, so that was excellent. In addition to the room charge also note it is 42 a day for parking as well as 25 for amenities fee - I mean, really? It was a so-so experience considering those factors.
A Traveler, us2 night trip

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Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica, Santa Monica

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