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Arlington, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

So I stay at Shade about every 6 months to visit a local relative. I've always enjoyed this hotel--it was like a little oasis and so close to all things MB. But, both times in 2016, I was put into what seemed a "lesser" room (no fireplace) on the first floor, parking lot view, close to the open atrium. When...

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Jeffery M, General Manager at Shade Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Judy, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and for your continued patronage over the years. I was disappointed to hear that your most recent stay did not meet your expectations and apologize if this put a damper on your visit. I will look into the issues that you described and...

Manhattan Beach, California, United States
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We had a great dinner at Shade Hotel the other night, it was most excellent! We are locals so I have been going there for years. I used to stay at the hotel before I moved here 8 years ago, and have always loved this place, it's truly a local (and destination) gem. I eat breakfast and brunch there a...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Staff is extremely nice and the bar area is great. Food is really good at Zinc. Met the owner at the bar and his humble nature just impressed me. They take everything seriously here. I will keep coming back.

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Agoura Hills, California
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via 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 17 November 2016

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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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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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • 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 North Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Region: United States > California > Manhattan Beach
Price Range: $388 - $797 (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
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#1 Family Hotel in Manhattan Beach
#1 Business Hotel in Manhattan Beach
#1 Romantic Hotel in Manhattan Beach
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“go up one to 2nd floor; ask for a "fireplace" room, unless you need the extra sleeping cot.”
 of 5 bubbles 818judyl, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We went for dinner, I recommend the restaurant highly!”
 of 5 bubbles 147frankm, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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