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Laguna Hills, California
Reviewed 22 February 2012

My wife and I shared one of the greatest hotel experiences of our lives at The Shade. It was everything we wanted and more than we could have hoped for. An excellent and attentive staff, luxurious accommodations, class beyond comparison, and a wonderful, sleepy little beach town atmosphere gave us the second honeymoon we were dreaming about. The TempurPedic beds...

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Lead, South Dakota
Reviewed 13 February 2012

I have stayed at several hotels in the South Bay over the years, but Shade is the only hotel I stay at now because of the great rooms, friendly, personal service and proximity to great restaurants such as The Strand House and also to LAX 910 min). There Zinc Lounge also has great food. As nice as the hotel is...the...

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Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 13 February 2012

Great staff, ambiance, and location. Welcomed and treated with great respect and high class customer service. Rooms are nicely appointed, very fresh and brand new feel. Hotel has a great location, don't need to take your car anywhere unless you are headed back to LA or the airport. A nice added feature is they have beach cruisers linedup near the...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 February 2012

I travel extensively and the Shade is easliy one of my favorite places to stay in the U.S. - I stay there whenever I go to L.A. Top notch service, amenities, and atmosphere. Close to LAX, walking distance to shopping, restaurants and beach. The rooms are high quality.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Reviewed 13 February 2012

We have stayed at the Shade numerous times over the last several years. Enjoy the close proximity to stores and other activites. The staff has always been very friendly and made us feel welcome. The rooms are nicely decorated and comfortable. The food and bar service is excellent. We will be coming back again soon!

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Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed 11 February 2012

I hosted a 3 day business meeting at Shade this week. We loved the service, rooms, location, and meeting facilities. We took advantage of the rooftop terrace, zinc lounge, and blue room for business meeting. The hotel is close to great restaurants, shops, the pier, and the beach so once here you don't have to drive. This is the third...

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Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 11 February 2012

We were recently visiting family in the South Bay, down from San Francisco. We try and stay at the Shade when we get down South. We give it a five thumbs up! The location is only 15 minutes from LAX, then you enter the Oasis of Manhattan Beach far away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Park the...

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North Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 February 2012

We have stayed at the Shade numerous times in the past 3 years and never stay anywhere else. It is very clean and has beautiful and modern decor. The staff, from reception to housecleaning is excellent, friendly and always willing to do whatever it takes to make your stay fabulous and memorable. It is located right in the middle of...

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Reviewed 8 February 2012

I stayed at the Shade when in LA on business. The rooms are perfect, the food superb and the service 5 star. The breakfast buffet was a huge plus...allowing me to have a great breakfast without interfering with my 10 hours of meetings. One of the finest experiences I've had in the US.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 7 February 2012

I have nothing but great things to say about this Hotel, the Staff and Zinc Lounge. I have been here multiple times for many reasons and have always had very friendly, prompt, and thorough service. When I held workshops for my business there in the green room they thought of everything for me. They had everything set up on time,...

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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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  • Breakfast included
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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: RM1,295 - RM2,674 (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 Romantic Hotel in Manhattan Beach
#1 Business 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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