We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 16 Huntington Beach hotels

Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   21100 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5307
Hotel deals
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Eat, Sleep, Surf and Park
Save Saved
You added Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort to your Saves list
Hilton  Waterfront Beach Resort
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
84%
Ranked #3 of 16 hotels in Huntington Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Catherine E Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Overview
  • Reviews (765)
  • Photos (330)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A (1)
  • Room tips (187)
  • Location
  • More
true
Write a Review

765 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    426
    220
    67
    31
    21
See reviews for
234
234
35
135
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (187)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights here with 2 older teenagers and had a great time. The rooms are good - very clean, comfy bed and we loved our ocean view. It is noisy with balcony door open but the double glazing does a good job of keeping out the road noise at night. We loved the fact that you could get beach... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Yardley, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
23 hotel reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

1. Great location – you are about a half hour drive away from John Wayne (SNA) airport, Disneyland and a bunch of other local attractions. 2. There is a twice daily shuttle to/from Disneyland. 3. The beach is about a 1 minute walk across the Pacific Coast Highway. The PCH gets a little busy during the day, but there are... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had such a great experience at the waterfront. The grounds were beautiful, the rooms were spacious enough with a beautiful view. The restaurant had great food & drink specials. Every employee we worked with was incredibly helpful & so nice. Everyplace we wanted to go was walking distance. We can't wait to get back right away!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I highly recommend the king-size bedroom for couples who's visiting Huntington beach. The hotel room was super clean and the view from our balcony on the 9th floor was just breathtaking. We watched the sunset every night from our bedroom, it was very romantic.

Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Was this review helpful? Yes
california
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this hotel is an excellent place to stay weather on vacation or stay-cation. plenty for the kids to do as well as adults. great location to the beach and to main street. Walking distance to everything. Pet friendly as well. Free face painting for the children by the pool and balloon animals. this hotel is a smoke free interment even... More

Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Was this review helpful? Yes
SW Wales. UK
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
38 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed at the Hyatt previously I was expecting the Hilton to be a similar resort having stayed at many Hilton hotel's this is overpriced and needs upgrading. It is not anywhere near the same standard as the Hyatt. I did stay during the Vans Open but still paid way over the odds for this hotel. Staff were friendly room... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Climber971, Public Relations Manager at Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear tam6572, We appreciate your comments and advise you to always check our events calendar before booking with us (or any major hotel in Huntington Beach) during the Vans/US Open of Surfing. This annual event attracts well over 100K people to our city and thus makes any room at any hotel a "premium place to stay" (and being a mere... More

Ashburn, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best of a resort hotel with beach access across the street. Hotel provides beach chairs, towels, etc. Heated pool was a little on the warm side and a tad smaller than I was expecting. Shades restaurant has great food. Quiet room. Only wish the bathroom had ventilation.

Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shelton, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest, the Hilton was my second choice. I had a great stay at the Hyatt a few years ago and wanted to stay there again but it was booked. We stayed here for three nights that were by far the best of our vacation. The beach and the pool were the best parts. Service was great from the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hollywood
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Hilton properties and spent a week at the Hilton Anaheim before this resort. The resort is very nice and clean and had beautiful views and balconies. But being a smoker the property is a non smoking hotel. You can smoke on the outside in front or back of the hotel but you are not able to use the... More

Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Was this review helpful? Yes
Climber971, Public Relations Manager at Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Christina R., Thank you for you review, we appreciate your input. I have traced your reservation and notified engineering of a problem with the ice machine located on the floor you stayed. In reference to your desire to see swimwear in the Surf Hero Market, I have directed your suggestion to the store manager (who is also the buyer).... More

Los Angeles, Ca
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best escape from L.A., it's close by, great location, outstanding service. The views and grounds are beyond pleasant and the rooms are surprisingly quiet for being a beach front property. We can't wait to go back

Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort

Address: 21100 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5307
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Huntington Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Expedia, Booking.com, Agoda, Travelocity, Tingo, Hotels.com, Priceline, Hilton Hotels, BookingOdigeoWL, Otel and Venere so you can book your Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hilton Waterfront Beach Hotel Huntington Beach
Hilton Huntington Beach
Hilton Hotel Huntington Beach
Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort

330 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (316)
Viewed
Room/suite (61)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (41)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (83)
Viewed
View from room (49)
Viewed
Bathroom (11)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (64)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (15)
Viewed
Room/suite (7)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Huntington Beach with
any amenities

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Huntington Beach #3 Romantic Hotel in Huntington Beach #3 Family Hotel in Huntington Beach #3 On the Beach Hotel in Huntington Beach
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel is located on the picturesque coastline of Southern California, in the heart of Surf City USA™ in Huntington Beach, California. Book a room or oceanview suite and enjoy proximity to Disneyland(R) Resort, Knott's Berry Farm and the Aquarium of the Pacific. Join us for lunch or dinner at the famous Shades Restaurant. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
290

Questions & Answers

Here’s what questions travelers have asked, with answers from representatives of Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort and other travelers.
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer