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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Love the hotel. Second time we've stayed the past 2 years. Perfect location and friendly staff. Great access to the beach, restaurants, and shopping. Reasonable hotel rates, great rooms. Can't wait to come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped off in Huntington Beach during a 10 day trip down the coast. It Was our favourite spot. We treated ourselves to this hotel, it was at least double to what we paid for other hotel rooms along they way. It was worth every penny. Had such a good time here and will definitely return. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pulled up to the valet stand and immediately greeted with a bag of fresh dog cookies for our 70 pounder. (Kimpton doesn't charge extra pet fees and they don't care how much your dog weighs.) We were able to check in very early and the beds are very comfortable. Happy hour is nice and dogs are welcome. We also ate... More 

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Vancouver, WA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I really enjoyed our 6-night stay at the Shorebreak. The hotel is on 5th Street, one street over from Huntington Beach's main strip. The location is really ideal. To be on Main St. itself would probably be a too noisy at night, with the nightlife and all of the muscle cars and motorcycles that come through. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a group here last month and just loved it! We felt it was a good value for the location. It is just across the street from the Hungtington Pier. There are so many fun things to do right outside. We were there during a classic car show which was so fun! We loved eating at the hotel in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife just sent me a text after a wonderful weekend at Shorebreak: "Make sure you give them five stars!" Awesome location, small but nice rooms, wonderful staff. This place was great. We were planning to stay in Newport Beach but the pics and reviews of this place won us over and so we booked. Fantastic value - I travel... More 

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Brent M, General Manager at Shorebreak Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Mike M and wife, Thank you so much for the phenomenal review. Coming from such a road warrior like yourself, these comments mean so much to us. 150 nights a year of traveling is a lot. I am so happy that the hotel and the team were able to exceed your expectations. I couldn't agree more about how accommodating our... More 

Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ShoreBreak Hotel is the perfect escape for anyone in the Huntington Beach area. The hotel is airy, casual and elegant. The location cannot be beat. My room looked at the Huntington Beach Pier and busy PCH. Kimpton does a great job with its boutique hotels from the pre-arrival "can I make your stay more comfortable" letter to the free... More 

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Brent M, General Manager at Shorebreak Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Outdoorexplorer78, Thanks for sharing your experience with everyone. This is exactly what we were going for and I am so happy that you got the chance to enjoy all that we offer. I couldn't agree more with you on our location. Sitting right on PCH, we couldn't be closer to the heart of what HB has to offer...not to mention... More 

Hove, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is right opposite the entrance to the pier and amongst the centre of the local bars and restaurants. Very friendly staff, great second floor bar make for a very comfortable and restful stay. The beach is sandy and heavily populated by surfer dudes and dudesses, the sea very inviting. Huntington is well worth a visit and near to seal... More 

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Brent M, General Manager at Shorebreak Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Mike P, Thanks for making the trip across the pond to visit and sharing your experience. We look forward to your return! Cheers, -Brent More 

Phoenix
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What am I supposed to do with employees who smile and greet you enthusiastically!!! This place is the ultimate beach hotel with a splash of luxury and an awesome happy hour!! They also anticipate what you might need including beach towels beach toys chairs and even marshmallows and Smore's to cook over their open fire pits!! Sorry Sheraton you're dead... More 

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Brent M, General Manager at Shorebreak Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

timbo2003, This is awesome! It was great catching up with you during Wine Hour last night and hope you guys have a safe flight back to Phoenix. Next time you head this way, bring the car and the pup! There are charging stations in Quartzsite and Palm Springs so you should be able to make it! See you soon! -Brent More 

Orange, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been living in OC for 30 years but have never stayed overnight in Huntington Beach. We will be back to stay again. There is lots happening there. Our room was oceanfront with the largest balcony of any vacation spot I have stayed in. We were able to see the pier and full view to the north. The room itself... More 

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Brent M, General Manager at Shorebreak Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

jcborange, This ROCKS! I am happy you had a great time and thanks so much for sharing. Our balconies are definitely the best in the area! If you are really in the mood to splurge next time you are here. The 700 Square Foot balcony in our 2 bedroom Lanai Suite should do the trick. Perfect views of the sunset... More 

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