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Gig Harbor, Washington
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Good location, right by PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) and walking distance to restaurants, bars, shops and the beach. Staff at check-in was friendly and helpful. The room was spacious; unfortunately, my room had some mosquitoes and other gnat-like things flying around. The bathroom had a walk in shower with a partial glass wall, good idea, although it wasn’t executed very...

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

Dear jdohare, Thank you so much for your review about our property. With constant feedback like this we are able to better provide service and continually improve upon our standards. I would like to first and foremost apologize for the pest issue in your room. Given the summer season, can attract these kind of pests. Please speak to the front...

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

The valet staff was great. Although we only did one night we had taken out our vehicle 3 times after parking for check in. Not once did they complain. The room was nice. My only complaint would be the bathroom. It was to open for us. Only one person could be in there at a time. No door to separate...

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

Dear Melissa F , Thank you so much for this awesome review about our valet staff! I'll be sure to send your kind words down to them! I want to apologize that the bathroom was not what you were expecting when you booked the room. The Shorebreak is a boutique style property so our bathrooms are a little quirky. Please...

Geleen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed three nights at the Shorebreak to end our road trip vacation throughout California. Right from the beginning we felt at home with a super friendly staff, spacious room and very luxurious bathroom. The location was perfect and the valet parking super convenient as the hotel is so close to the popular Pier and Main Street. We had dinner...

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

Dear Nanthahala, Thank you so much for this awesome review! I'm so stoked you enjoyed the extra large bathroom! It really is awesome to come back to the room after a long day and relax! Please let me know if you need anything at all! Looking forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you, Mike Ransom Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 7 August 2014

From the minute we pulled up to the valet, everyone was really friendly. The hotel is stunning, and the location is ideal - just a 5 minute walk to the beach. Also, lots of shopping around too (kind of dangerous on your wallet!) Our room is beautiful, lots of fun artwork. A special shout out to Timmy at the front...

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

Dear MichelleBerk, Thank you for this awesome review on our tripadvisor! I'll be letting Timmy know about your kind words! Please let me know if you're coming back in the future, and we'll take care if your reservation for you personally! Looking forward to seeing you soon Thank you, Mike Ransom Guest Relations Manager

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 6 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 5 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 30 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...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ultimate Southern California beach experience with a contemporary twist. Kimpton 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: €225 - €399 (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
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Huntington Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Huntington Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Huntington Beach
#2 Family Hotel in Huntington Beach
#3 Business Hotel in Huntington Beach
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