Hotel Shangri-La at the Ocean Santa Monica

AAA Inspector Rating
8.7
Very Good
746 Guest Ratings
1301 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401- Map It
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AAA Inspector Rating Details (scale 1-5)
3.4
Overall
Room3.6
Bath3.2
Public Areas3.3
AAA Inspector Notes
The hotel, located steps from the beach, was built in 1939 in Art Deco style. Sunset views can be seen from the top-floor lounge area. Some rooms have kitchenettes if you prefer to be your own chef. Smoke free premises. 70 units, some two bedrooms and kitchens. 7 stories, exterior corridors.

Amenities & Services

WiFi
Swimming Pool
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center
ECO Friendly
Electric Charging
Accessible
Business Center
Type
Historic Hotel
Location
I-10 exit 1B (Lincoln Blvd), 0.5 mi n, then 0.5 mi w on Santa Monica Blvd. 1301 Ocean Ave 90401. Station: Downtown Santa Monica.
Pool
heated outdoor.
Parking
valet only.
Dining & Entertainment
restaurant, full bar.
Room Amenities
pay movies, wireless Internet, safes. Some: refrigerators, microwaves, coffeemakers.
Sports & Recreation
hot tub, cabanas, exercise room, massage.
Guest Services
valet laundry, airport transportation, room service.
Terms
3 day cancellation notice-fee imposed.

Guest Ratings

OVERALL GUEST SCORE
Very Good
Based on Ratings from 746 guests
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10.0
Verified Hotel Guest
Exceptional
Solo Traveler
11-17-2017
Pros: Loved the location and the rooftop bar!
Cons:
10.0
Terry
Exceptional
Traveling as Couple
11-17-2017
Pros: The staff are very friendly, helpful and eager to please
Cons: Room was not cleaned until late afternoon each day
7.0
Verified Hotel Guest
Good
Traveling as Couple
11-17-2017
Pros: Location.
Cons: There were ants in my room. The building is upgraded but dated.
8.0
Verified Hotel Guest
Very Good
Traveling as Couple
11-17-2017
Pros:
Cons: parking
2.0
Verified Hotel Guest
Poor
Traveling as Couple
11-17-2017
Pros: The staff was friendly
Cons: This was not a 4-star hotel. We were unaware that the rooms were exterior entry only. After we got inside our room and saw how old it was, we checked-out within an hour and found another room elsewhere. Highly disappointed that this was shown as 4 star
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