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Sonder The Beacon vs Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills

Both hotels are praised by professional reviewers. Overall, Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica is the choice of most reviewers compared to Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills. Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica is ranked #25 in Los Angeles with praise from 13 reviews like Zagat, Travel + Leisure and Oyster.

Sonder The Beacon
Sonder The Beacon
8 / 10
1301 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
From $301 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"Its oceanfront Santa Monica location is great and the large rooms have ocean views."
Time Out Time Out
"Thankfully the streamline moderne exterior has been preserved; inside, the rooms have been upgraded with hardwood floors." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"Designed and constructed in the Art Deco style of the late 1930s, this Santa Monica landmark sits proudly on Ocean Avenue on a cliff just above the beach."
BlackBook BlackBook
"Classic hotel on the beach, shines for its Art Deco vibe, inside and out. Rooms elegantly updated and luxuriously appointed."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Stylish enough to be alluring but not too stuck up or intimidating." Full review
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Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills
Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills
8 / 10
9400 West Olympic Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
From $137 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Frommer's Frommer's
"The first style-conscious boutique hotel on the L.A. scene, this mid-20th-century-inspired gem is located in the heart of Beverly Hills." Full review
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If you're a light sleeper, request a room away from the pool area, where the occasional nighttime pool party can get loud.
Concierge Concierge
"These days, the Avalon also includes two newer buildings, and the property's style is a hip homage to mid-century-modern style."
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"This cool Beverly Hills hot spot has intimately lit cabanas that fringe the curvaceous pool."
Rough Guide Rough Guide
"A hipster-oriented hotel with cosy rooms and modern furnishings, along with in-room CD players, balconies and internet access (for a fee)."
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Hidden down a tree-lined street, this hotel’s three separate buildings are all decorated in quirky, Nixon-era style." Full review
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