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Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

I had high hopes for this hotel...First impression - shabby chic...lobby dated, rugs dirty and old. Charming decor ideas but it just didn't live up to the hype. I felt like I was in a time warp trapped in an older part of New England stuck in a 50s hotel....which, if the hotel was old and historic (it opened in...

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australia
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Beautiful Hotel in the perfect location in Santa Monica service is exceptional and the quality of the room are at the top end. Restaurants are of high quality along with the food and service. Short easy walk to Main Street shopping, cafes and restaurants. Short walk to 3rd street promenade and Santa Monica Place . Easy access by road to...

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 2 February 2015

I've stayed at Shutters for years. There isn't one reason I keep coming back- there are many. The location, the accommodations, the service, the overall experience. The staff is always warm and friendly. And the rooms are a perfect juxtaposition of what you would expect LA style to be like with the warmth of Nantucket on the Santa Monica beach....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Perfect location right on the boardwalk, great Hamptons style cosy decor and very good service and staff. We stayed 2 nights as a stop over and were very impressed. On arrival our deluxe ocean room that I booked was not available and the staff very quickly corrected the mistake by upgrading us to a suite at the front section of...

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Reviewed 25 January 2015

Spent a Long week. Pity my room view was half of a wall and the other half the pool. Very Expensive Hotel for such pocket size Rooms but I had a Great time. The One Pico Restaurant is Wonderful to have a Long Lunch and the Breakfast Cafe offers great dishes. The Staff are for most very arrogant, but thats...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

First time here, but I have stayed at other hotels in Santa Monica and LA (Beverly Hills). Perfect location on the beach (no road - just straight on to the beach). Large rooms with a nice bathroom and a super high bed (there is a small step ladder in the wardrobe for the vertically challenged!). Two things set this hotel...

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1Thank Stephen M
warwickshire
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We stayed here for. Four nights. It Is a very stylish hotel. New England style perfect location. Lovely rooms. The issue we had. Is the. Add ONS You cannot park so it is valet parking at 34 dollars a day plus the tips whenever the car is brought for you. If you want to sit on the beach in front...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 13 January 2015

We have been to this hotel several times. We always enjoy our time here. This time was very nice but the restaurant was being remodeled. We always enjoy one night eating at Pico One so we were disappointed. Of course, there are so many wonderful restaurants in the area that we had fabulous meals each night. We love having a...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 13 January 2015

I had stayed here as a corporate traveler and enjoyed it, came back 15 years later, older, with a family and different interests. It didn't disappoint. Beautiful, quiet, spacious rooms, lovely pool and decks and great location for families as you're right on the beach... No other hotel is. There's a fabulous bike path where you can bike or stroll...

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2015

The decor at Shutters is my taste to a T, think "Town & Country: Coastal Style", so much attention to detail whilst retaining a relaxed atmosphere. The rooms are well appointed but I have to say for someone who is 5'3" I almost needed a ladder to get into their impossibly high, but very comfortable, beds - how do the...

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Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shutters on the Beach is more than just a spectacular place to stay, it’s the epitome of Southern California’s breezy lifestyle. This captivating hotel is located directly on the sand and within walking distance of the area’s biggest attractions including the Santa Monica Pier and hundreds of shops and restaurants. For business or pleasure, this quintessential beachfront hideaway is known as the place the high-profile go to be low-profile. ... more   less 

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Address: 1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405-1063
Region: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: $813 - $1,357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Shutters on the Beach 5*
Number of rooms: 198
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Also Known As:
Shutters On The Beach Hotel Santa Monica
Shutters Beach
Shutters Santa Monica
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#2 Spa Hotel in Santa Monica
#4 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#5 Luxury Hotel in Santa Monica
#16 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#18 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
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“If you get a king spa room, don't count on the sofabed to sleep anyone extra. Not great.”
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“Full ocean view is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles CaTraveler7777, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“you can ask for an upgrade to ocean view but they have monetized that view so unless they're not full, it might be hard to do.”
  • Partial Ocean View... well, sorta.
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 of 5 bubbles PanAm007, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Partial ocean view room means you can see it sideways from the balcony ;)”
 of 5 bubbles LolaandBess, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Partial room view was more than we expected.”
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