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Enforce non-discriminatory policies including “sexual orientation.”

Treat heterosexual and domestic partners equally in personnel policies.

Provides LGBT diversity and sensitivity training for employees.

Empower customers and employees to be “watchdogs” of its gay and lesbian business practices.

Gives back to their community.

Employs staff who reflect the diversity of their community.

Hotel Shangri-La at The Ocean

1301 Ocean Avenue
Los Angeles / Santa Monica, CA 96401


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Neighborhood: City at the Ocean
Number of Rooms: 70
Type of Hotel: Boutique

Evoking the form of a grand ocean liner and the very essence of the Golden Age of Hollywood, the Hotel Shangri-la at The Ocean has been welcoming guests since 1939.  A landmark and architectural gem in Art Deco style boasts a $30 million update; the 70 rooms and suites offer iconic ocean or city views with a lush life experience that is anything but ordinary.

The Shangri-la is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, walking distance to the beach, designer shopping, Santa Monica Pier with easy access to the Getty Museums, freeways and Los Angeles International Airport; offers ocean view dining and the only in/outdoor Penthouse bar with spectacular ocean views.

And by night, GLBT entertainment along Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood is a convenient 20 minutes by taxi.

So come, let Shangri-la at The Ocean spoil you now.  Life can be perfect, we’ve thought of it all.

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