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Agoura Hills, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I love shade and have stayed there several times. The ambience is modern sophisticated and fun. There is a hot tub in the room and fun lighting that you can change the color. The bar makes amazing martinis served in an martini glass made of ice. We stayed for New Year's Eve and they had a fun...

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Courtyard and lounge/restaurant take advantage of the location's open-air benefits, and the room was surprisingly large with a really great soaking tub (complete with optional jets and lighting effects). Surprisingly comfortable, sensual, romantic, and fun hotel!

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Thank Ray Q
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This is the best place in Manhattan Beach, CA. Friendly and helpful staff, specially Elke (valet) and Rodolfo (housekeeping manager). The rooms are nice, the beds are extremely comfortable. The location is perfect! Close to the beach, to restaurants and shops. You can use Equinox Gym (the best fitness center) for free. The restaurant and bar are great. I will...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I like everything about this hotel -- the vibe, the bar, the rooms, the location. Lots of outstanding restaurants nearby and outstanding service. The rooms are beautiful with excellent amenities and a cool but comfortable feel. I always feel relaxed at Shade, which is a good thing after dealing with the crazy LA traffic.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Found Shade Hotel for a quick night away and really enjoyed our time together. Very friendly staff, clean nice room and great rooftop pool. Also have bikes, beach chairs and towels for guests to use. Will definitely go back again

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best hotels I have ever stayed at. Robert at the front desk was so nice and he made my stay so easy. He is the best! They have an amazing spa and by far the most comfortable beds. I am definitely going to come back here. I couldn't believe how nice everyone was.

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1Thank Jordan G
San Diego, California
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My sister had a hard time making plans with another venue. She landed on Shade Hotel and I'm so glad she did. A beautiful courtyard for the ceremony, and then a really delicious dinner! Going from the Skyview on the roof for cocktails and entertainment, and then back downstairs for dinner, and then back to the rooftop for the reception...

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Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Right on the beach basically. Walking distance to everything. The service was impeccable. They provided us with chairs, an umbrella, all we needed for the beach at no charge. We will definitely return. This place is just great!

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Corona Del Mar, United States
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We booked the Shade Hotel for a quick weekend getaway. It was a return visit as we had spent a nice weekend at the hotel about a year ago. How things change! Unfortunately, a number of things revealed wear and tear without investment and a decline in service. There was an odor emanating from the shower drain that created a...

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2Thank Ben R
West Hollywood, California
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The Shade is really the only walking distance hotel in Manhattan Beach. You do not need a car at all. Hotel is very nice, rooms are great, nice beds. Was also surprised about the restaurant. Very happening place, food and staff are great. Hotel is really a nice change from the cookie cutter corporate chains.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Cuisines: American, Bar, Contemporary
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Shade, Manhattan Beach's premiere luxury boutique hotel, located 5.6 miles south of LAX and two blocks from the beach. Shade is a cool retreat after a long day at the office or a hot day at the beach, its exquisite environment is designed to maximize comfort and inspire relaxation while capturing the essence of coastal living. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shade Hotel

Address: 1221 N Valley Dr, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4778
Region: United States > California > Manhattan Beach
Price Range: $355 - $682 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shade Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach
Shade Manhattan Beach
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Manhattan Beach
#1 Business Hotel in Manhattan Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Manhattan Beach
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“The 1st floor rooms have a convertible day bed that the staff will prepare if you have a kid with you.”
 of 5 bubbles lalex1, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only place I would stay. It costs a bit of money, but you can walk everywhere from here.”
 of 5 bubbles jamesD1671TI, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor the better as bar area can get noisy on weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles c0rich2, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony overlooking the interior courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles 59karenf, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“are you going for party... take every room, for a business trip ask for a room far away from bar and roof top...”
 of 5 bubbles maxizent, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
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