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An Art Deco landmark with stunning sea views from the charming rooftop terrace

Unique Qualities

• An Art Deco landmark and architectural gem that celebrates Hollywood's golden age
• Most rooms and suites have Pacific Ocean views and select suites offer private terraces
• The Shangri-La offers a stunning rooftop bar with a terrace famed for its iconic sunset views over Santa Monica

The hotel in detail

With its gleaming white exterior, Art Deco interiors and beachfront setting, the Hotel Shangri-la at The Ocean has all the grandeur and glamour of an opulent ocean liner. A luxury hotel since 1939, it has recently been given a multi-million dollar restoration. Today, it's once again one of Santa Monica's architectural gems, with beautifully preserved period features.

Gaze out at the waves or watch the world drift by from your room. Many come with Pacific Ocean vistas and exclusive terraces, while others look out across the city. All feature chic décor and plenty of luxurious touches – from fluffy bathrobes to iPod docking stations. Savour some 'me time' in the hotel's pool, spa and hot tub. In the evening you can head to Suite 700 Penthouse Bar & Lounge, which blends timeless elegance with unforgettable panoramic sea vistas to be enjoyed at sunset with a classic Martini in hand. 

Beyond the palm-lined entrance of the hotel, you'll soon find yourself on the California coast. Wander along the sand to Venice Beach, or stroll along the boardwalk to the world-famous pier. There are plenty of museums, boutique shops and cafés for a cultural or coffee fix. Return to the Shangri-la hotel dining room for farm-to-table menus and panoramic Pacific Ocean views – prime position for watching the sun set before bed.


  • 70 rooms
  • 1 restaurant
  • 7 floors
  • 2 lifts


The rooms


Things to enjoy

Key Features

Air conditioning


Car parking

Fitness centre

Wi-Fi in room

Swimming pool

24 hour room service

Wedding services

Check in
  • 03:00 PM
Check out
  • 12:00 PM
Hotel Facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Disabled facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Fitness centre
  • Garage parking
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lift
  • Lounge
  • Meeting room
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Valet parking
  • Wheelchair accessible lift
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in rooms
Room Facilities
  • Adaptor plugs available
  • Air conditioning in room
  • Bath
  • Bath with shower
  • Bathrobe
  • Desk
  • Disabled facilities in room
  • DVD player
  • Full size mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access in room
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Wi-Fi in room
  • 24 hour room service
  • Business services
  • Car rental desk
  • Concierge
  • Disabled services
  • Laundry service
  • Masseuse
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services
  • Gym
  • Outdoor pool
  • Swimming
  • Yoga
  • Cycling 0.1 Miles
  • Fishing 0.1 Miles
  • Surfing 0.1 Miles
  • Basketball 0.2 Miles
  • Snooker or billiards 0.5 Miles
  • Soccer 0.5 Miles
  • Aerobics 1 Miles
  • Indoor pool 1 Miles
  • Jogging track 1 Miles
  • Nature trails 2 Miles
  • Hiking 3 Miles
  • Sailing 3 Miles
  • Jet skiing 4 Miles
  • Horse riding 5 Miles
  • 18 hole golf course 6 Miles
  • 9 hole golf course 6 Miles
  • Driving range 6 Miles
  • Horse racing 12 Miles
  • Ice skating 12 Miles


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