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Carrollton, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent Thanksgiving night here, however, was not going to pay $70 per person for Thanksgiving meal. The free wine hour and free smores were a nice surprise. We enjoyed our ocean front room with patio. Keep in mind, patio is larger than a balcony when reserving. Look forward to another visit.

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

BobbiFair, Thanks for staying with us over the Thanksgiving Holiday. I am glad you got to try out our wine hour and roast some s'mores around our courtyard fire pits. We now have a hot chocolate bar to go with our morning coffee station, which is a must to come back and try. We hope to see you back again...

Blairstown, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some things just didnt create a feel good stay. Location was by the beach, but on a main street so arriving alone at night wasnt comfortable. Room was very clean but very tiny. I hated the shower design. Towels were thin. But morning coffee was delivered with a smile and fresh fruit. Very tailored to young beach people.

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

Renae J, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. I am sorry to hear that you experience with us was anything but what you expected. We are located just off of Pacific Coast Highway in a newly built area of downtown Huntington Beach. We appreciate the feedback that you provided from your stay. Thanks Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a local and we enjoy having a staycation several times a year with our Yellow Lab. We arrived and my husband asked to to run up and start the check-in. So after waiting I approach the front desk as usual with hubby's drivers license. I am told No. Ugh! Ok well moving on. We requested a room with...

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

KrisinHB, Thank you staying with us over this holiday. I am sorry to hear about your experience with us. The safety and security of our guests is a top priority, to which the front desk does need to verify the correct ID with the reservation name. We appreciate the feedback that you have provided and will look into them with...

La Quinta, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the best visit with my friends and family in Huntington beach for my birthday. I love that everything was pet friendly for Sam. My room was upgraded and I was pleasantly surprised with a nice card and a bottle of champagne on ice. Loved everything - best hotel ever :)

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

tammyfroggy, Happy Birthday! Glad you chose to spend your special day with us and we were able to treat you to a nice surprise. Hope to see you again on your next special occasion. Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for last-minute hotel and this was the last room available in Huntington Beach lucky us. This is a non-smoking hotel but they will give you a lighter at the front desk. Very very very nice appointed rooms. Location is killer!

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

Burr2373, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. Hope to see you back again soon. Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second stay at the Shorebreak, a boutique hotel in an excellent location. The hotel can be difficult to find due to poor signage. You are easy walking distance to the beach, pier, stores and restaurants. The hotel restaurant does not open until 7 am so very inconvenient for business travelers. We ended up walking up to the...

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

SKKF, Thank you for choosing to stay with us again. We are pretty lucky to be in the ideal location that is convenient to our beach, downtown shopping and restaurants. We appreciate the feedback from your stay. Thanks Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Indianapolis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at The Shorebreak is friendly and accommodating! The location is amazing. The beds are comfortable. Shopping is right outside your door! The Huntington Beach Pier is right outside your door as well. Plenty of local eateries to choose from to get a taste of Huntington! We bought tickets to Wizard of Oz on the beach. (Yes, on the...

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

gorgannm, Thanks for choosing to stay with us on your visit. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and got to experience all that our hotel and Huntington Beach has to offer. Hope to see you back again soon. Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and myself arrived in Huntington a day earlier than we'd expected so we needed to find a hotel for the night, we decided even though it was a little more expensive than we were planning on, we'd stay at The Shorebreak Hotel. The location is the best spot ever! Right on the beachfront, next to all the shops...

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

sammiemidwinter, I am so happy that you made the choice to stay with us on your early arriving to Huntington Beach. We do have a very convenient spot to everything you could want, from shops, to restaurants, and of course our glorious beach. Hope to see you back again with us on your next trip this way. Cheers, Helen B....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow what a great experience! I let the staff know it was my birthday before arriving and they went above and beyond! We got upgraded from a queen with no bathtub to a ocean view king bed room with a bathtub :). We enjoyed the lovely happy hour and got free dessert at the restaurant when the staff found out...

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

Lauren M., Happy Birthday! I am glad our staff were able to make it a special one for you. We're pretty excited about our newly renovated gym with all the new fun equipment. The climbing wall is pretty awesome, how many hotels can you say have that in this areas. Thanks for the staying with us, hopefully we will see...

Bakersfield, CA
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Can't say enough good things about this hotel. Staff was amazing, rooms were great (a little small) and the overall quality of the property was great. Right across the street from the beach and right in the middle of tons of great restaurants. Was there for a business meeting and the meeting staff was great and helpful the whole time....

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Btown007, Thanks for staying with us. Glad you enjoyed your time and we look forward to welcoming you back next time. Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ultimate Southern California beach experience with a contemporary twist. 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: $305 - $556 (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 Luxury Hotel in Huntington Beach
#2 Family Hotel in Huntington Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Huntington Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Huntington Beach
#3 Business Hotel in Huntington Beach
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“Ocean front balcony room is great to watch sunset.”
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 of 5 bubbles BobbiFair, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Look for the yellow hotel that reads Shorebreak hotel”
 of 5 bubbles MissML1, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you're a Kimpton Karma member you get free Wi-Fi etc.”
 of 5 bubbles N5003OOanthonyc, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try to get shore front.”
 of 5 bubbles jackk830, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a ocean view room but didn't spend much time there because there's so much to do so any room would be fine.”
 of 5 bubbles Olyfisher, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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