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Shorebreak Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel

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500 Pacific Coast Highway, 5th & PCH, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 (Formerly Shorebreak Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Myrtle Beach
1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the hotel, loved the decor, loved the staff, loved the service, loved the amenities, loved the close location of the beach, shopping and restaurants. Only wish we could have stayed longer! Will definitely stay again.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Shorebreak Hotel is a charming boutique hotel by the beach. We picked the Shorebreak because we wanted to get away with our 2 dogs. We had never stayed anywhere with them before & we were a little nervous. The staff were wonderful with the dogs & we were able to enjoy a great corner ocean view room with a... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I had a wonderful stay! The Shorebreak is a beautifully decorated, and very well taken care of boutique hotel. The rooms are perfectly appointed with a modern beach/surfer theme. They care about their guests and it shows. We adored the 5:00 pm "wine time", and took advantage of this every night of our stay. They have a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach for the 2nd time in May. This time we brought our dog, since they are a "dog friendly hotel". We ended up on the 3rd floor, and requested to be moved, but they were sold out, so we stayed. We had a balcony, which our dog loved (he's a 50 lb.... More 

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leawood, kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good hotel. Fair fitness room...could be larger snd more equipment. Nice staff, but wake up call did not happen. Funky amenities, like the ping pong table! Parking expensive. Good location. Any hotel near them just as pricey. Hilton and hyatt tight down the street.

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Huntington beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this hotel, we've celebrated 4th of July here, Valentine's day, Birthdays, and Stay-cations are a huge bonus! They treat local residents really well, which I appreciate. Last year when we had a household emergency they graciously received us and our pet. We love the large bathtubs, friendly staff, views, and the location cannot be beat!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super nice hotel, cool modern decor, super comfy bed/pillows, friendly staff. A huge thanks to Megan for wonderful service! Thanks Megan! Great ocean view. Pay the extra to get that view. A/c on roof kind of loud, though, on top floor. Absolutely no traffic noise, however, (when patio door closed, of course). Totally worth it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here during a recent business trip to the U.S. Having enjoyed previous excellent stays in this hotel, disappointingly I will seriously be re-considering using this hotel again despite the location being ideal for evening events with co-workers or a walk around HB. Customer service post check out has let this hotel down...after a co worker queried their bill for... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved my stay at Shorebreak! Right off the PCH (daydreamers favorite drive), the Shorebreak has amazing views of Huntington Beach. I only stayed for a night, but would have moved in if given the opportunity. Clean, spacious, and fun! The rooms are great - beanbags add a fun twist and the surf directions (attached) give a great SoCal vibe. Watched... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brent and the staff of Shorebreak went out of their way to ensure my family and dogs were welcomed and taken care of last weekend. The entire staff was positive and helpful, the restaurant was great and the free wine hour was an awesome bonus. I highly reccomend this hotel to anyone whos looking for a great spot, righ tin... More 

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