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Shorebreak Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

4.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   500 Pacific Coast Highway, 5th & PCH, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
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Ranked #2 of 16 hotels in Huntington Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Blaricum, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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... More

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Returned to Shorebreak for a one night stay. The property has really declined in one year as far as the upkeep and cleanliness of the rooms. By calling the hotel directly, you can upgrade the room for a larger patio. I paid an extra $50 for a room with a large patio. The patio would have been great had it... More

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Trenton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent 2 days here on the weekend of July 12th and 13th. My 2 girls, 18 and 14, and I all surf so Huntington was a must stop on our California trip.I asked Mike at the front desk if there was anything ocean front we could upgrade too and he helped us out. The room, the view and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First of all The Shorebreak is the ONLY hip and contemporary hotel in all of Orange County so it's my natural choice! I have stayed at the Hyatt down the street and it was good, but it's far from walking distance to any shops or restaurants (except within the resort) and frankly the Hyatt is a bit bland and boring.... More

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Mike R, Guest Relations Manager at Shorebreak Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

dear Joe M, Wow! What an awesome review about the Shorebreak! I'm going to personally share this with all of our staff members to show them a job well done! I'll make sure that Paul sees it as well! I'm super stoked you got a kick out of Riptide Recreations! We have Big Jenga too! Looking forward to seeing you... More

Henderson, NV
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been coming here for years, last time we were here was approx a year ago when my husband proposed to me at this hotel! This weekend's experience was completely the opposite of what we usually experience and not sure what has happened within only a year. 1. My husband and I arrived Friday around 9:00pm,... More

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Helen B, Front Office Manager at Shorebreak Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lees0203, Thank you again for your feedback. I am very appreciative that we were able to discuss your stay further on the phone today and just wanted to reiterate that all areas are being addressed with the appropriate department. We look forward to welcoming you back at the Shorebreak soon and please reach out to me if I can... More

Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Here for a meeting and stayed the night, rooms were trendy and views of the beach were awesome. Right near main st so you can drink ,party, and walk back to the room. So close to the beach you can throw a stone over pch and your there. Just don't talk room towels to the beach I heard staff getting... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in the absolute BEST LOCATION, literally footsteps from Main St. shopping, bars and restaurants and across the street from a white sandy beach and a long pier with food, games and fishing. This hotel also hosts many pro surfers and surf enthusiast alike year round...especially in June/July for the US Open of Surfing! Many little surf shops,... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed over 4th of July and all I can say is WOW. The rooms were beautiful, the beds comfy and the ammenities and service top notch. We stayed with 2 small children and the hotel was extremely accomodating. You can check out beach toys, chairs, towels, roasting sticks, etc. from the front desk. Free wine hour every evening. They... More

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Mike R, Guest Relations Manager at Shorebreak Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jess m, Thank you so much for this awesome review about our property! I'm super stoked that you got the chance to stay with us over the 4th of July holiday! This year was awesome in terms of the amount of people and the electricity in the air. I'm also glad your kiddos liked our 4th of July buckets!... More

Las Vegas, Nevada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped in at The Shorebreak for a weekend with friends. The property was actually much better that I had expected! Located smack, bang in the centre of Huntington Beach where you are in a position to pretty much walk everywhere that you may want to go. Whether that be the beach, the pier, the shops, the bar, the restaurant... More

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Mike R, Guest Relations Manager at Shorebreak Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Im_a_travlin_fool, Thank you so much for this extensive view about our property! i would first like to apologize for your issues that you had during your stay. Unfortunately, our lack of pool is due to being directly above retail space. We do however have plenty of beach amenities available for check out. Our housekeeping staff takes great pride in... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun casual Hotel with good access to the beach. The hotel does not have a swimming pool. Rooms were very comfortable with a large bath. Staff members were friendly. We had outdoor lunch at their restaurant's patio. The meal served was surprisingly very good.

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Mike R, Guest Relations Manager at Shorebreak Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Louay, Thank you so much for this awesome view about our property! I'm really stoked that you enjoy the hotel as well as Zimzala during your stay! I'd like to apologize for us not having a pool on property. Shorebreak is located directly above retail areas. Looking forward to seeing you again in the near future! Thank you, Mike... More

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Address: 500 Pacific Coast Highway, 5th & PCH, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Huntington Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Shorebreak Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Huntington Beach #2 Family Hotel in Huntington Beach #2 On the Beach Hotel in Huntington Beach #4 Business Hotel in Huntington Beach
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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 
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