The Shay | Your Way

Ideally situated in LA LA Land's creative backyard, The Shay hotel is surrounded by award-winning movie studios, eye-opening art galleries, independent boutique shops, and celebrated fine dining. Venture out into our highly walkable neighborhood to discover high-end shopping at Ivy Station and Platform, iconic design and furniture outlets at the Helms Bakery District, thought-provoking exhibitions at the nearby Culver City Arts District, and much more.

The Shay

8801 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, California, United States, 90232



What do you want to do today?

Urban Getaway Perfection


Start your day off with a delicious breakfast at the Rooftop Canopy Club, featuring locally sourced ingredients. Then, head to our rooftop pool and soak up the sun while taking in breathtaking views of the city skyline.


After a refreshing swim, indulge in a spa treatment at milk + honey. Their expert therapists will leave you feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and ready for anything.


As the day winds down, head back to our hotel for a cocktail at etta bar. With a hand-crafted cocktail in hand you'll feel like you've found your own personal oasis in the heart of the urban jungle. Finally, retire to your stylishly appointed guest room, featuring plush bedding and all the amenities you need to unwind after a long day. With the city at your doorstep and all the comforts of home at your fingertips, there's no better way to experience the perfect urban getaway.

Culture + Art

Destination Culver City - Los Angeles

Equator Coffees

Walkable from Hotel - within Ivy Station
Equator Coffees was named after the region where coffee grows, but has come to mean so much more than that. It’s the path around the planet that connects us all. As we tread that path from bean to sip, we try to make everything we touch better. Because we believe drinking good coffee leads to good things.

Los Angeles Distillery

0.9 MI (1.45 KM)
The Los Angeles Distillery is a small-batch craft distillery located in Culver City, California. Founded in 2012, it specializes in producing high-quality, handcrafted spirits using locally sourced and organic ingredients. The distillery offers a variety of spirits, including vodka, gin, rum, and whiskey, all of which are made on-site using traditional techniques and modern equipment. Their flagship product is a handcrafted, award-winning vodka called "Vapid Vodka." Visitors to the distillery can take a guided tour of the facility and learn about the distillation process, as well as taste samples of the various spirits. The distillery also hosts private events and offers its products for sale in its tasting room and online.

Where to Dine + Drink + Shop

The Platform | Culver City

0.1 MI / .16 KM
Step outside and across the street from the hotel and enjoy independent shops and eateries.

Outdoor Spaces

Ballona Creek Bike Path

This popular bike path runs seven miles alongside Ballona Creek and passes through picturesque stretches of the Ballona wetlands.

Stylishly Surreal

Doughssant Delight: A Trendy Morning at The Destroyer

.6 MI (900 M)
For a perfect day in Culver City, one can start with a gourmet breakfast at the Destroyer, a stylish cafe located just a 7-minute drive from The Shay. This hip cafe offers inventive dishes like the "Doughssant," a hybrid pastry between a croissant and a donut, as well as flavorful coffee and tea.

Design Dreams: A Stylish Stroll through the Helms Bakery District

Five Minute Walk
After breakfast, the stylish crowd can head to the Helms Bakery District, a design district that showcases some of the best home furnishing and design brands in the city. Located just a 6-minute walk from The Shay, this district is perfect for browsing designer showrooms and boutiques, as well as art galleries and furniture stores.

Surreal Wonders: Exploring the Museum of Jurassic Technology

.5 MI (850M)
In the afternoon, the stylish crowd can visit the Museum of Jurassic Technology, a quirky and unconventional museum that blurs the lines between fact and fiction. Just a 15-walk from The Shay, this unique museum offers a fascinating and surreal experience that will leave visitors amazed and inspired.

Urban Adventure: A Day of Thrills and Exploration

Inspiring Morning Hike

2 MI (3.3 KM)
Wake up and start the day with a delicious breakfast at our on-site rooftop restaurant, Canopy Club. Savor smoked salmon & bagel, frenchie omelet, cheesy egg toast and other breakfast favorites. Hop in an uber to Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area with our complimentary 2 mile radius ride per stay. Take a hike through the rolling hills and enjoy breathtaking views of the city.

Discover The Platform

413.15 FT (125.93 M)
Work up an appetite and head to the Platform Culver City across the street, a trendy shopping destination with amazing dining options. Try out our favorites such as Fiish Sushi, Roberta's, and Loqui for lunch.


etta Restaurant - Lobby Level
Head back to The Shay and freshen up before dinner. Enjoy a glass of wine or a craft cocktail at our on-site Lobby Bar, before heading to dinner. For dinner, we recommend etta, that serves delicious, wood-fired food in a fun, relaxed dining environment. Reservations are highly recommended.