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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

My son and I shared a room with my friend and her dog. The property is clean and super cute with a great location, across the street from the beach and a tiny block off Main Street with lots of restaurants and shopping. The staff was friendly and accommodating, especially Justin, the valet parker. He was very patient and helpful...

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Mike R, Guest Relations Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jenschy, Thank you so much for this awesome review! I'll be sure to pass your nice comments along to Justin about your valet service! I apologize for the lack of communication in regards to your room being available, we will be using this review as a service tool in order to greater serve our guests. Please reach out to...

Fairfax Station, Virginia
Reviewed 6 August 2014

I booked a block of six rooms at the Shorebreak for our son's wedding. It was the PERFECT location in HB for visitors from the East Coast: especially for a wedding. Main Street, with all of its Surf City vibe is a stone's throw away and the famous HB Pier is a five minute walk. The hotel staff was incredibly...

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Mike R, Guest Relations Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear flowerchild75, Thank you so much for this awesome review! I'm super glad that you enjoyed your stay here at Shorebreak. I'm also very glad you got to try some of the local cuisine in the area! I am a self-proclaimed foodie, and i can't get enough of what Huntington Beach has to offer! Looking forward to seeing you back...

Reviewed 5 August 2014

Love it here as always. All that's missing is a pool but you are right across from the Pacific Ocean! Great vibe there! Not suited for young kids (unless they surf). Dog friendly though I do not have a dog. Bar and Restaurant is very relaxing.

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Mike R, Guest Relations Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear THoops1226, Thank you so much for this awesome review! I do apologize for our lack of pool, The Shorebreak is located above retail space so unfortunately we are not zoned to have one. We do have plenty of beach amenities if you would like to head over to the biggest pool in the world right across the street! Plenty...

Truckee, California
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

His place just feels So Cal all the way. Prime location with great access to Huntington Beach, the pier and shopping. Restaurants all over this area but the hotels restaurant is great too. Rooms are small but offer fun things like bean bags. The bathrooms are large with a great shower.

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Mike R, Front Office Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TruckeeTroutTraveler, Thank you so much for this awesome review! Super glad you enjoyed the bean bags in the room. Here at Shorebreak, we try to establish a fun, upbeat, and edgy vibe! Looking forward to seeing you soon! Thank you, Mike Ransom Guest Relations Manager

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Reviewed 31 July 2014

My wife and I stayed here for a night Super Bowl weekend for the Surf City Marathon. We live close to Huntington Beach, but far enough away where we never go there. The valet parking was a bad initial first impression as they seemed understaffed given the large amount people checking in for the race. However, once we got upstairs...

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Mike R, Guest Relations Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ecole421, Thank you so much for this awesome review. With feedback like this, we are better able to improve our guest service. The Surf City Marathon is one of our peak days out of the season. Each and every year is a learning experience, and we are better equipped for next year. I'm super stoked that you got a...

Fresno, California
Reviewed 29 July 2014

I'm reading these reviews on Shorebreak and I cannot understand why anyone would have a negative thing to say about this wonderful hotel. Over the years my girlfriend and I have stayed here a handful of times and we have never been let down. Location is perfect, staff is always friendly, and the restaurant is always delicious. We just stayed...

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Mike R, Guest Relations Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TravelBound1234, Wow. What an awesome review! Thank you for taking the time out to leave us a nice warm fuzzy on our Tripadvisor! I'm super excited for your special day, and with Timmy taking care of you, everything should go over flawless! Let me know if you need any additional assistance, i'll be sure to take care of you...

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Great location, beautiful hip hotel! I visited this hotel on a business trip and was very happy with the service from the moment I pulled up. Extremely beautiful! Beach is right across the street! Don't hesitate to book!

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Mike R, Guest Relations Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PoshCGR, Thank you so much for this awesome review! Super glad you had fun on your business trip this time around! Looking forward to seeing you back soon! Thank you, Mike Ransom Guest Relations Manager

Pismo Beach, California
Reviewed 28 July 2014

The Shorebreak Hotel was a nice place to meet up with family members who were traveling a long distance to attend a funeral. It allowed us an exciting atmosphere to unwind from a serious occasion ... The valet parking was quick, efficient, and careful with the trucks one of which was a brand new one ton Dodge which made us...

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Mike R, Guest Relations Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Grant C, Thank you so much for this awesome review! I'll be sure to pass this one along to our Valet staff. I am looking forward to your next stay here with us. Please get in contact with me, so i can help improve upon your previous experience. Thank you so much. Mike Ransom Guest Relations Manager

Las Vegas
Reviewed 23 July 2014

This property is quite frankly dirty and poorly maintained. A great location near the famous Huntington Beach Pier, I guess they think maintaining the property is not necessary. First of all, one actually has to check to see that your housekeeping staff are doing a descent job. The best hotels always have a manager cruising the hallways ensuring compliance. These...

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Mike R, Guest Relations Manager at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear CanyonFairways, Thank you so much for this genuine review about our property. Its with reviews like these we are able to greater improve our standards of operation here at Shorebreak. I've personally forwarded all of the outstanding issues in this review to our Director of Facilities for a further follow up. Please reach out to me Via E-mail at...

Blaricum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

This hotel just blew us away. A few steps from the beach, restaurants and shops, really friendly staff and just the most amazing hotel room, ever. We were given The Lanai suite (213) for a family of four. It overlooks the beach and has a huge, and I mean a HUGE terrace - absolutely brilliant views and atmosphere - loved...

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  • 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
  • Family Rooms
  • 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: $321 - $587 (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 Luxury Hotel in Huntington Beach
#2 On the Beach 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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“Try to get shore front.”
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“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.”
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