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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I booked this hotel at the last minute, thinking it would be similar to the Hotel Palomar in LA, where I just stayed 4 nights. While the service was friendly and fine -- the hotel is a mess and undergoing a renovation (I hope). I woke up to a large crane painting the exterior and couldn't sleep or work. And...

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

Lynmarie L, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. It hurts me to hear that your stay was not what you had expected. We are currently working on many great updates for our hotel. The crane you saw was from our outside painters that are giving the property a nice face lift from the outside. Inside we are refreshing...

Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently stayed here for an impromptu weekend getaway and brought our bulldog along thanks to Kimpton's wonderfully pet-friendly policies. The staff was extremely nice and helpful and they could not have been kinder to our dog. The hotel location is perfectly located for a beach getaway and the proximity to the dog beach is also terrific...

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

aussiegwp, I am so happy that you chose to stay with us and brought your furry friend along with you. One of the best parts of this job is getting to meet all our guests dogs. It always does make for a better stay when you don't have to worry about your dog at home. I am glad you chose...

Castle Pines, Colorado
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Even though there was no hot tub, pool or bar/restaurant it was still a fun getaway place for our ninth anniversary. The hot cocoa with spiced bourbon was a highlight on Saturday after a day of drinking. Loved the Huntington Beach Bar and restaurant scene

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

Kelly c, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. The house made Jack Frost Whiskey with our hot chocolate is definitely a highlight for our winter season. The infused vanilla and cinnamon makes for a great flavor with the hot chocolate. I hope that we will see you back again, you will definitely need to come try our new Restaurant,...

Layton, Utah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! What a fantastic hotel with staff and location that cannot be beat. It sits right on Pacific Coast Highway with a gorgeous view at sunset. The lobby and outdoor patio are so open which made wine hour and morning coffee very relaxing and great for socializing. My room was very well maintained and had a relaxing beach vibe, with...

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

Taylor O, Thank you for choosing to stay with us! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are very lucky to be located right close to the beach and downtown Huntington Beach. Looks like you got to experience our hosted wine hour and coffee bar. I hope you took some time to enjoy our courtyard...

Sutter, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a weekend getaway. Parking is directly underground, smores every night, wine hour every night, coffee and hot chocolate bar every morning. Free use of bikes, surf boards, beach chairs and towels. Place is clean, friendly and directly located across from the beach. Just around the corner from restaurants and shops. Stayed here for Surf City marathon race....

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

lajgf, Love your review! Right to the point and it looks like you heard and experienced everything we have to offer. I am glad you chose to stay with us before your race day. Hope to see you here for the next marathon or before. Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Warmly greeted right when we pulled up. Another great greeting at the check in counter. Yet a third warm welcome when our luggage came to the room. The gentlemen at the front counter was awesome. I think his name was Cody. Very helpful and nice to work with. The hotel is very nice and clean. Contemporary and smells nice everywhere...

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

Adubs247, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. I will be sure to let Cody know of your praise. We look forward to having you back again soon. Cheers, Helen Berkley Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stay at the Shore Break every time I visit Huntington Brach. Right across from the beach, free s'mores each night by the outdoor fires, great beach vibe, wonderful staff and beautiful rooms... 5 star hotel

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

WATraveler1974, Thanks for choosing to stay with us on each of your trips to HB! We are happy to have such loyal guests and glad you find time to enjoy all our amenities. We look forward to your next stay with us. Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Riverside, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the location of the hotel. Didn't have to drive anywhere. The room was clean. And the fact we could bring our dog was a bonus! They even brought her a dog bed! The only downfall was I ran a marathon and was told that we could check out at 12:30pm without being charged. When we arrived back to...

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

supermom124, Thanks for choosing to stay with us before your marathon run. We are very lucky to be in a great location for experiencing downtown Huntington Beach and a lot of events that take place nearby. I am sorry to hear about the departure experience you had, definitely not what we want our guests to experience as we are leaving....

Orlando, Florida, United States
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this hotel has a fresh hint all over from the time you set foot in the entrance. Is wide open, and refreshing lobby. Their decorations is 100% according to the location, the rooms are spacious with privacy, bathroom are modern. We loved the place, parking is a bit overpriced though.

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

Yoly M., Thanks for choosing to stay with us! We definitely aim to fit in with our location and it looks like we are succeeding. Hope to see you back with us again soon. Cheers, Helen B. Director of Rooms, Shorebreak

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I have been at this hotel many times, we have tried other hotels in the area but we keep coming back to this one, we simply love it. This hotel is located by the beach and walking distance to all the shops and the bars.Beds are very comfy and rooms are clean. Staff is friendly and they offer free wine...

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

1NPark, Thanks you for choosing to stay with us again. Loyal guest like yourself are the key to our success. We appreciate you choosing us time and time again. Looks like you know all the ins and outs of what we have available from our hosted wine hour to s'mores on our courtyard. We look forward to seeing you again...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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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: $308 - $555 (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 Family Hotel in Huntington Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Huntington Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Huntington Beach
#2 Luxury Hotel in Huntington Beach
#3 Business Hotel in Huntington Beach
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“Pay more for an ocean view room. It's worth it.”
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“Ocean view is beyond worth it”
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“don't need to spend extra on ocean viewrooms”
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