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Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to love the Kimpton ShoreBreak. Great location, friendly staff, and an incredibly run hotel. Not any more. We checked in yesterday with our three kids and our pups. We had a corner two-bedroom suite with an amazing balcony. That is where the positivity ended. As a hospitality consultant, I know I have a different lens than the regular...

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Helen B, Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

RoadWarriorSD, It was frustrating to read about your most recent experience with us as it's unusual for our hotel. Please feel free to reach out to me directly to discuss. Kind Regards, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When choosing a four star hotel I expect it to be semi decent. They have tried to make this into teenage hangout surfer beach hotel with rates at $300 a night I don't expect to sleep in a teenagers room. I get that it hotel is close to the beach but then they should not brand it a four star...

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Helen B, Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

TravellingMan19866 It is disappointing to hear that you didn’t enjoy our upscale Southern California vibe that we get overwhelmingly positive feedback on. We welcome everyone from surfers, families, business travelers and four-legged friends. I hope you have safe travels! Thanks Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Las Vegas, NV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our arrival was a little confusing since we pulled into the parking garage off of 6th, only to find out the the overnight hotel valet off of 5th was cheaper than the garage parking. But the valet went and retrieved our car from the garage and didn't charge us for the hour we were in the garage. Check in was...

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Helen B, Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

BellaLV, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. I can understand the importance of a pool for some trips, however as you stated our locations cannot be beat and we do have one of the world's largest pools right across the street. Hope to see you back again soon. Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Chicago, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is wonderful hotel tucked in the middle of Huntington Beach! It has a definite beach feel from the time you walk in the door. At check in, we were upgraded and with the help of Savy, we selected a wonderful room with a large living space seperate from the bedroom. The bathroom was stunning with a LARGE soaking tub...

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Helen B, Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Adam D., Thanks for choosing to stay with us. I am glad Savy was able to find the best room possible for your stay with us. Hope to see you back again soon. Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Burlington, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at the Shorebreak Hotel about a half dozen times over the past 3-4 years. It is in a great location directly across from the pier on Huntington Beach and located in the main shopping/restaurant downtown district. The hotel maintains the town's surfer/beach vibe. Like all Kimpton Hotel's, they offer a free afternoon wine happy hour. They also offer...

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Helen B, Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

mwall04, Thank you for continuing to choose to stay with us. I completely get the feeling of forgetting any traffic noise when there is such an amazing view to take in. I hope we will see you back once our Restaurant opens so you will get to try all the new items we have to offer. Cheers, Helen B. Director...

Sunny California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed this place. Location is great. Free bikes was cool too. We rode around to many restaurants and bars nearby. Walking distance to everything. They also have surfboards they can let you borrow, but it was too cold while we were there.

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Helen B, Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

rawkneee, Thank you for staying with us. Our location does make it very easy to either walk or borrow one of our many beach cruiser to see the sights. I am glad you enjoyed your time. Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has a surf feel to it. Right in Huntington Beach and near a lot of things to see. The Ocean is very near and the they are pet friendly. In a previous review i mistakenly commented about a pool, MY BAD, no pool on this one but the ocean is right there to enjoy. I love the location...

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Helen B, Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

mirage-ult, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. We always say we have one of the biggest pools right across the street. Hope to see you back again soon. Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is clean, spacious, and adorable. The staff were all friendly and helpful with great recommendations. They have a wine hour and also s'mores you can roast in their courtyard. It is so convenient to the beach and all the shops and restaurants nearby. The room was clean, spacious, and felt new. The bathroom was huge and the large...

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Helen B, Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Faith W., Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Sounds like you had a great room. Our deep soaking tubs are pretty awesome, can't beat a nice soak after a long day at the beach. Come back soon! Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to be right off Main Street and across from the pier, this is a great hotel. Parking is expensive but it's also convenient. The hotel is clean and the room I was in, a corner oceanfront, was comfortable and spacious. Yes it can be noisy outside if you want the doors open, but you are right across...

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Helen B, Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Erika W., Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are very lucky with our location and proximity to main street and the beach, you can't go wrong. Hope to see you with us again soon. Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Brentwood, California
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Most wonderful stay...they have boogie boards and bikes to just use! Awesome environment !!!! Walk right out the front to the strand and pier! My kids are hooked. Courtyard has fire pit and snores at night!

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Helen B, Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

wolffmama2000, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Boogie boards, bikes, beach chairs, beach towels and more, what else could you ask for. We try to make it easy for all our travelling guests. Hope to see you back with your family soon. Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ultimate Southern California beach experience with a contemporary twist. Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel combines the relaxed, sun-drenched spirit of the Orange County coastline with edgy modern accents. The only hotel located near the iconic intersection of Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway, Shorebreak situates you at the center of eclectic shopping, dining, and entertainment...all within earshot of crashing ocean waves. A singular boutique hotel experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel

Address: 500 Pacific Coast Highway, 5th & PCH, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5032 (Formerly Shorebreak Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel)
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Huntington Beach
Price Range: $326 - $581 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 157
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Also Known As:
Shorebreak Hotel Huntington Beach
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Huntington Beach
#2 Luxury Hotel in Huntington Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Huntington Beach
#2 Family Hotel in Huntington Beach
#3 Business Hotel in Huntington Beach
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“Go for the Beach View with the living space”
N8579LPadamd, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ocean front balcony rooms...a little bit of street noise, but great views of the beach, pier, and ocean.”
  • View from our oceanfront, balcony room.
mwall04, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Flight to Santa Ana Airport”
jorgevR652RS, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are nice, rooms on South side may be quieter, North West Corner was a bit noisy from street traffic”
TamiA99, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms are positioned around the courtyard. Closer to elevator is a shorter walk. I believe there are only 2 levels. 2 & 3.”
myndas, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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