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Redondo Beach
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62 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Great property, close to the Beach, airport, city, without feeling congested. Looking forward to the opening next year of Shade in Redondo Beach Marina...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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67 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2012

I just love this hotel. I usually do a yearly r-t-w trip out of Asia which almost always includes a stopover in LA. I first decided to stay at the Shade because it was on the Tablet Hotel list (I always enjoy Tablet or Kimpton Hotels; more eclectic and boutique-oriented). The hotel did not disappoint and I have made a... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2012

I won Free two-nite stay @ Shade hotel. Room was above the Restaurant/Bar;VERY LOUD,and there was a Wedding that weekend and had no access to Bar/Restaurant area. Valet too expensive and waited 20 minutes for my car. My Bill was fine until I got my CC bill and had Excessive charges for pillows from Housekeeping. Staff is Rude and Hotel... More 

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3 Thank Terry503
Shade1221, General Manager at Shade Hotel, responded to this review

While we welcome all feedback, we have discovered that this Two Night Stay was given on the request of a competing hotel for their recent holiday party. It is apparent that this review was intentionally negative. More 

New York City, New York
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14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2011

Not really a big fan of LA. But since I have to be there on business once a quarter I had to find a place I was comfortable in. The shade is a small hotel in the heart of Manhattan Beach. The rooms are updated and comfortable. 15 GREAT restaurants are a walk away and getting into LA & the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2011

The hotel is beautiful, but I a terrible experience on the first night. I stayed there two nights and one was a Saturday. I was warned when I booked the room that it would be a little loud from the night club below, but I never expected my room to sound like I was in the same room as the... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2011

Yep, it looks more like a motel than a hotel. But it is cool. Bathtub has blinking lights in it and movable doors around tub. Very unusual. And cool. Free bike rental. Perfect location. Expensive parking. Good breakfast.

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LA county, California
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38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2011

This is one of my favorite hotels. It's a small boutique hotel, very modern and trendy. The tempurpedic bed inspired me to buy one at home. They also have a variety of tempurpedic pillows. I celebrated my birthday here one year and had a great time. This seems like a perfect place to party but the only problem is they... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2011

It doesn't get better than this, especially for La-La Land! Forget the lack of any view--you're just blocks from the esplanade/immaculate beach & downtown area. Rooms are very comfortable; walk-in shower/bathroom separate from large turbo tub/sink & make-up area. Beds/pillows a delight. On top of this, wonderful comp breakfast; good meals at lunch; highly recommended bar. Fir & Sat night... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2011

My wife and I spent a week with our three kids (ages 6, 4 and 2) at the Shade. I had to work early most days (east coast-based jobs), and used the lobby and the business center often. David, the overnight manager, was nothing short of proactive, hospitable, and competent -- he would have the coffee going (at 3 AM... More 

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Quinta do Lago, Portugal
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28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2011

The place is a cash machine.They make money in every corner . Everything good but not perfect. Cool and friendly service. Manhattan Beach is super and relaxing place. I'm sure you will go there and came back again and again. Perfect staff perfect rooms perfection location. You will love it.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Cuisines: American, Bar, Contemporary
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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: $355 - $684 (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 Business Hotel in Manhattan Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Manhattan Beach
#1 Romantic 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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