Shade Hotel

1221 North Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, California, 90266, United States | 4 star hotel
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Ferry crossing Portsmouth-Santander

A travel blog entry by westcoast09 on Aug 02, 2014

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Author-Roger Got to the port at Portsmouth and got on the ferry to Santander. Sailing time 5:30pm. We found our cabin which was close to the stern and remarkably close to the bar too. We dumped our gear and got changed into our, DJ's!! No we didn't really, shorts and t shirts and retired to the bar. We left on time and begun our crossing. After …

Cleaning up the wood in the backyard and shed

A travel blog entry by pamshields on May 07, 2014

2 comments, 2 photos

... him I don't know. It belonged to my dad. He asked if he could come over to look and I said "sure!" gave him the address and hung up the phone. WOW that was easy I thought to myself. I was very pleased with myself for creating a Craigslist ad and having such a quick response. Yeah, this is going to be easy weazy. {Yes, I was wearing my Rose Colored glasses}.

I also discovered mom had a boat load of "black planting pots" strewn all over ...

More queues than Ronnie O'Sullivan

A travel blog entry by bignige on Mar 04, 2014

8 comments, 2 photos

... lines not moving" I shouted out to the row of Customs officers. The guy at the first desk explained that we were in a different Chanel, then looking over his shoulder , said "Oh, it's cordoned off" and carried on dealing with passengers in the other line. After another few minutes I caught his eye and made a gesture with two hands which is the commonly understood international semaphore message meaning "what the f**ks going on". The officer repeated ...

Why Free Web Site Hosting Isn't The Ideal Solution

A travel blog entry by elderlyver134 on Dec 23, 13




In order to help you save expenditures and running costs, a great deal of business owners favor to be skimpy towards the extremely critical element of their business's presence online and that is the online site of their firm. As a result rather than buying a internet hosting and domain address, they simply subscribe to a free hosting.

Free web hosting service is great for people who a novice to the web host market, planning to ...

Better Late Than Never

A travel blog entry by livinthedream13 on Oct 10, 2013

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... you have Forrest Gump feet, when I had my
picture took they were that big that it looked like clown shoes.

Went for what I thought was the smallest thing on the menu,
turned out to be massive again, not learning my lesson here at all.

Went with Shaky, Ang and Chris on a open top bus tour of LA
and Hollywood, it was supposed to take you by the houses and places where
famous people visit etc, the guy doing the commentary sounded like Elton John
...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 1221 North Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, is near Manhattan Beach, Manhattan Beach Pier, Redondo State Beach, and A Fresh Face Skin Care Clinic.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach

    Loved SHADE hotel in Manhattan Beach

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    My boyfriend and I stayed at Shade this past weekend - and wish we could stay longer! The location couldnt be better - right in the heart of Manhattan Beach just a few minute walk to the beach. However, we never actually made it to the beach because we didnt want to leave the hotel! We spent most of our time up on their skydeck lounging by the pool. While the pool isn't exactly olympic sized (hey, its on a roof!) - the deck is beautiful - and best of all, it wasn't the type of 'scene' you get poolside at the larger chain hotels. It was very mellow and relaxing - and they offered great poolside service. The bar "Zinc" located in the lobby of the hotel is great too - very cool, hip scene. And the rooms were amazing. Huge tub, shower, and the tempurpedic bed was an experience. You can tell they put a lot of time and money into building this hotel - and now that they are open - are focused on service. We will be back!

    Nice but pricey!

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    I stumbled upon Shade during a stroll through MB. The hotel is gorgeous and the rooms are beautiful. The location is perfect and o/n parking is reasonable at $12.

    But why is there such difference in room prices between the back and the front? There's no way any room is worth over $300 a night. The rooms get very stuffy since there is no screen on your patio door to keep the mosquitos out and they cap the air conditioning at 65 degrees. The bath tub is practically in the room, so it's impossible to enjoy a comfortable room after you take a bath.

    I agree with an earlier review that events could swallow up the hotel. They are very focused on hosting events there, so be sure to ask if any of the hotel area will be closed to guests during your stay.

    Hip, modern, funky design

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    My husband and I spent a long, lazy weekend at Shade. The hotel is a very short walk (1.5 blocks) down to the beach, surrounded by a number of excellent bars and eateries. (Rock 'n Fish and Manhattan Beach Brewery were our favorites.) The staff at Shade is very attentive. Rooms are unlike any hotel I've ever experienced - from the twisting "cyclone" fireplace to the tri-colored "chromatherapy" lighting, Shade was definitely unique. The food at the Zinc bar is pretty amazing; we enjoyed the crab and asparagus frittata for breakfast and the wide selection of tapas for dinner (or late-night snacking). Chocolate cupcakes are to die for. One night there was a private event in the bar, so the management hosted a complimentary cocktail hour for guests on the rooftop bar. The crowd at the Zinc bar is young and beautiful. It was packed every night, with a line out the door. (Hotel guest can walk right in.) Be sure to take advantage of the free use of the "strand cruiser" bicycles to explore the different beach towns along the coast.

    Wonderful and Unique

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    Contrary to the previous commentor who stayed at Shade, my girlfriends and I loved it! The rooms were gorgeous and very plush. The Tempur-pedic beds felt so great and the cyclone fireplace in the room was very romantic, too bad my financee wasn't with me. The spa bathtub really relaxed me and the chomotherapy lights around the bathroom helped to set the mood.

    The Zinc bar was fabulous and very hip! It was absolutely packed full of good looking people in their mid-20s to 40s. We didn't mind the fact that the Zinc bar closed at 11:00pm because there are about 5 different bars within a few minutes walk. We just continued our fun down the street. It was the perfect weekend getaway for us girls!

    An overrated & overcharged hotel

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    I stayed at this hotel because of my cousin's wedding nearby. The location is really not hard to find, however, the hotel is absolutely overcharged for its redundant hip metropolitan design. What i meant is design should be user friendly for the customer, but not overused. A lot of the designs & installations in the room just totally lack of common sense. Like the cool design glass plate faucet takes about two hours to fill up the tub in order to take a bath just totally lack of common sense. The different lightning color options above the tub is another useless options. Although they are trying to integrate the home technology into the room, like the many options area light switch right next to the door, sometimes just way too redundant. I am trying to stay in a hotel which has user friendly settings, but not spending time to figure out which light switch button for which area. A bulky old style TV definitely kill the whole so called hip decor. & the hotel bar close at 11 pm, yes!!! please tell me what kind of bar is that? the hotel charged about over $250 a night, but u still can hear people walking or talking outside your room. I think Shade hotel still has a lot to improve if they want to be another W hotel or TheHotel at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas.

    Buyer Beware

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    This hotel rooms and facilities are extremely nice. The service is great, the staff is very friendly.

    The thing is though, this hotel facilities including Zinc Bar, Sky Deck, Patio, Terrace are all available for events. Chances are that when you stay at the hotel, all hotel facilities are completely reserved (i.e. closed out) for other people's private parties and not available for you, a hotel room staying guest. They would not warn you about this. If you are expecting to have a drink at Zinc Bar or use Sky Deck (Hot Tub) in the evening, you may be dissapointed as those may not be available for you.

    UNSURPASSED !

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    I have never written a review of any type on the internet, but felt compelled to do so after my stay at Shade Hotel in Manhattan beach. From the minute we drove up to the valet until breakfast on the terrace the next morning, we were in awe of the hotel's beauty and unsurpassed service. The rooms are exquisite and it's hard to explain in words---the spa tub, sliding frosted doors into the bathroom, pebble shower, rich wood furniture, and tempur beds. (we are now in the process of buying one of these beds for our home). We loved the hotel so much that we brought our kids the following week where we went surfing and walked the quaint town. A friend of mine from the east coast travels into Los Angeles once a month on business and I strongly recommended Shade to him after my two visits. He stayed on the second week of December and sent me an e-mail last week thanking me for a great recommendation. Again, I felt compelled to put this in words. Great job Shade Hotel!

    Shade is remarkable!

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    Last week we had the pleasure of being among the first guests at Shade, Manhattan Beach, CA's luxurious, chic boutique hotel. The thoughtfully conceived rooms are wonderful, with every amenity

    including espresso machine and blender. We particularly appreciated the Tempur-Pedic beds and Mascioni linens. Breakfast at the Zinc Bar is delicious.

    It is the lovely hospitality of the owners and staff which makes us long to return. In our six day stay for the Thanksgiving holiday, we were constantly touched by the thoughtfulness and commitment to service exemplified by the Shade team.

    We always consult TripAdvisor to find the best hotels.

    Shade is the very best and worthy of a trip to Manhattan Beach for the experience of a stay there!

    Just opened, WOW!!

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    The new Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach, A few miles south of LAX, is one of the finest boutique hotels I have ever stayed in, and it's only been open less than 1 week. The rooms are nice size and beautifully appointed with mahogony woods and earthy green walls. A large jacuzzi tub and separate rock bottom shower were wonderful. Everything is push button and easy to use. A fully stocked mini bar was full. The beds are comfortable and the sheets as good as it gets.

    The lobby bar was inviting, beautiful, and friendly. Easy valet parking and check in. The service impecable. There wasn't anything they wouldn't do or help with.

    THe location, 3 blocks from the beach was perfect. There must be 40 restaurants within a few blocks.

    The Shade is Top Notch

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    I had the opportunity to stage an event at the Shade Hotel this past week and the experience was fantastic. The staff at Shade is top notch and provides five star service in a lively, clean, safe, and fun California beach atmosphere. Our event accommodated nearly 100 attendees all of whom were made to feel like royalty.

    The Shade is a great for vacation, leisure and fun in the Sun!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding