Shutters on the Beach - Santa Monica, California - Luxury Hotel

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Rooms & Suites: 198

Both comfortable and luxurious, the acclaimed Santa Monica Beach hotel recalls the quintessential cottages of Cape Cod, with shuttered doors opening onto breezy balconies and a sun-drenched pool deck replete with chaise lounges.

186 gracious guestrooms and 12 suites showcase the residential-style designs of Michael S. Smith. On site, Shutters on the Beach offers market-fresh fare at 1 Pico restaurant and Coast Beach Café. Indulge in organic wellness rituals at ONE Spa and breathtaking panoramas of the Pacific from every vantage.


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Trip Type

Business Meeting, Family Vacation, Romantic Getaway, Shopping & Fashion, Spa & Wellness, Wedding

Wow Factors

Shutters on the Beach offers three presidential suites, one in the Beach House and two in the Ocean House. All presidential suites offer full ocean views.

Insider Tips

Santa Monica enjoys moderate to warm temperatures year round averaging in the 70s and 80s most of the year.


Shutters on the Beach houses 186 gracious guest rooms and 12 suites in a design evoking a sense of comfortable luxury that one might experience in a richly appointed yet unpretentious beach home. All suites replicate the residential tone set in the guest rooms, accessorized with items and appointments such as hand-made needlepoint pillows and a selection of coffee table books, magazines and games as well as Bang & Olufsen stereos and personal laptops. All guests in the Ocean View suites with the rack rate, receive complimentary town-car transportation to and from three area airports.

Amenities & Services

Guests of Shutters on the Beach may take advantage of the numerous services and amenities available, including 24-hour room service; complimentary shoe shine; same-day laundry and dry cleaning; twice-daily maid service; The Cottage gift shop; valet parking; business center; departure services; hopes and dreams line; iPods on loan; meditation and yoga lessons weekly. Complimentary house-car transportation is available to guests of Shutters' suites and oceanfront rooms. There are also special services for extended stay guests, such as discounts on dry cleaning and internet access, luggage storage, customized mini-bars and coffee and more.


Each week, Shutters offers complimentary classes in Meditation and Yoga for its guests. Dial the concierge desk to schedule any number of unique and inspiring activities on and around the property: Take a ride on a beach cruiser; have your fortune read on Venice Beach; ride on the Ferris Wheel; build a sandcastle; take a surfing lesson; go for a hike. The options are practically limitless and if you dream it, Shutters on the Beach can make it come true. Shutters on the Beach is located in the eclectic beach resort town of Santa Monica, renowned for its famous pier, fashionable shopping districts, fine restaurants and art galleries. Famed Montana Ave, Third Street Promenade, Abbott Kinney, Main Street, Venice Beach and the Malibu Beaches are all within 20 minutes. The celebrated world of Los Angeles sits just beyond with everything to do from studio tours to high-end shopping, La Brea Tar Pits, the world famous Getty Museum, the Kodak Theater or Disney Hall.


ONE, the Spa at Shutters on the Beach combines unparalleled organic and indulgent body treatments by red flower and facials by Omorovicza, at the first-ever spa designed by LA designer Michael S. Smith. The result is a tranquil and refined serenity stop for the skin and soul.

Weddings, Events & Meetings

More than 7,000 square feet of intimate meeting space include the Grand Salon Ballroom and three meeting rooms that open onto an outdoor terrace. The Grand Salon features a floor-to-ceiling wood-burning fireplace and spectacular hand-blown Venetian chandeliers draped with garlands of glass seashells and beads. The Grand Salon accommodates up to 280 people for a sit-down meal, or 400 for a reception.


Shutters on the Beach is located in the eclectic beach resort town of Santa Monica, renowned for its famous pier, fashionable shopping districts, fine restaurants and art galleries. The wide – and wild – world of Los Angeles lays beyond, with everything from studio tours to high-end shopping to the La Brea Tar Pits to Southern California's best beaches, as well as a celebrated culture all its own.


Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Airport Distance

20 minutes

High Season

May through October