Downtown Manhattan Beach has ONE hotel and it just happens to be a luxury boutique hotel nestled in the Metlox Plaza.  Just 3 blocks from the beach and with easy access from Valley Boulevard, steps from award winning restaurants, shopping and dining, SHADE Hotel is the perfect place to stay for a quick trip or a week at the beach. The award winning hotel offers sunset views, patio dining, a vibrant lobby lounge and a great place to hold your next event or a wedding.



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Contact: Michael Zislis
Work 1221 N VALLEY DRIVE MANHATTAN BEACH CA 90266 : (310) 546-4995 Website:



Welcome to Shade, Manhattan Beach’s only luxury boutique hotel, located 15 minutes south of LAX and two blocks from the beach. It’s the perfect destination to enjoy a sunny beachside vacation, treat your hardworking staff to a functional business meeting, throw the wedding or event of your dreams, and experience the culinary epicenter of the South Bay.

Condé Nast Traveler listed Shade as the #6 reason to visit LA, and Manhattan Beach as LA’s newest hip corner. With its ideal Southern California location, guests can enjoy scenic drives to The Staples Center and downtown LA Live, partake in movie magic back lot tours at Paramount Studios, and see the beautifully expansive Pacific Ocean by walking down to the Manhattan Beach Pier or The Strand.

Stemming from owner and restaurateur Michael Zislis’ visionary take on personal service, allow our staff to ensure your experience is nothing less than stellar. With upscale dining, shopping, and sightseeing all within a close distance, Shade guarantees you an unforgettable stay.