Kimpton Shorebreak Resort

500 Pacific Coast Highway 5th & PCH | Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5032  [SEE MAP]Huntington Beach, CA  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Top-notch customer service and delicious on-site restaurant
Daily resort fee does not include Wi-Fi access

Guests are quick to fall in love with this pet-friendly, beachfront hotel in Huntington Beach, California. For some, it's the property's easy beach access, and for others, it's the soothing atmosphere found around the firepits that pepper the hotel courtyard. But everyone seems to agree that the Kimpton Shorebreak Resort's customer service is phenomenal. Previous guests were also more than satisfied with this Kimpton hotel's spacious rooms, which are dressed in blue and white decor and equipped with private balconies, Frette linens and flat-screen TVs. When they aren't lounging on the beach or prepping for a good night's sleep, travelers enjoy spending time at Pacific Hideaway, the in-house bar and restaurant that earns praise for its accommodating wait staff and casual American cuisine. The Kimpton Shorebreak Resort also treats guests to a complimentary wine hour daily.

Huntington Beach, CA
Hotel Class
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 157 rooms
Primary View
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Families, Solo travelers


  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018


Located in the heart of Huntington Beach, just across the road from the water's edge, the four-pearl Shorebreak Hotel has a laid-back, surf-inspired atmosphere that attracts leisure and business travelers alike. Rooms run a bit small but come with spacious showers, and some of the suites have large terraces.

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1307 have reviewed the Kimpton Shorebreak Resort, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1307 reviews 4.5 (based on 1307 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The rooms at the Shorebreak are modern, decorated in blues, whites and grays. Though rooms are a bit on the small side, each room offers a unique view of the ocean, downtown area or courtyard. Some suites offer private terraces.
  • Wi-Fi is available for $12.99 per day
  • Most rooms have separate showers; rooms with large soaking tubs are available upon request
  • Resort fee is $30 per day plus tax and includes beach chairs, towels, toys and umbrellas; morning coffee and tea; bike rentals; yoga mats in the guest rooms; surfboard lockers; and much more

Standard room size290 square feet

  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Located in Huntington Beach, the Kimpton Shorebreak Resort is a property that's just a block removed from the beach. The area surrounding the hotel is pedestrian-friendly, close to restaurants, shopping and the Huntington Beach Pier. The International Surfing Museum and the Huntington Beach Art Center are both within a mile of the hotel.
  • The hotel only offers valet parking
  • John Wayne Airport is 11 miles northeast of the hotel
  • 24-hour valet parking ($35)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach


Pacific Hideaway, the Kimpton Shorebreak’s on-site restaurant, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. The menu changes with the seasons and the laid-back atmosphere complements the beach town. The restaurant also has a bar where guests can enjoy a cocktail.
  • Childrens menu is available
  • Room service is offered from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m.

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast


Kids are VIPs at the Kimpton Shorebreak Resort. Upon arrival, children receive a special welcome gift and will get their own animal print bathroom to use during their stay.
  • The hotel can arrange child care with an accredited babysitter if adults need a night out
  • Strollers, scooters and cribs are available upon request
  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs


The Kimpton Shorebreak Resort offers an on-site fitness center that houses a variety of equipment, including weight-training and cardio machines. The fitness center is available to guests 24 hours a day.
  • Each guest room comes equipped with a yoga mat
  • Hotel has bikes available for guest use
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles (free)
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats


The Kimpton Shorebreak appeals to business travelers a variety of meeting rooms that can be split depending on meeting size. The Epic Ballroom can host theater-style events for up to 280 guests and receptions for up to 300 guests.
  • Suite with a projection board available
  • No on-site business center, but front desk can assist with printing services

Number of meeting rooms6

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available


Pets are welcome at the property for no additional charge. There is no restriction on the size or type of animal. Pets are greeted with special amenities including dog beds, water bowls and treats.
  • Dog-walking or pet-sitting services can be arranged through the concierge
  • Rooms come with a special door hanger to alert hotel staff and other guests that there is a pet in the room
  • Pets allowed (free)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting


The hotel offers a variety of spaces where couples can tie the knot, including the Epic Ballroom and the Deck Courtyard. The Epic Ballroom can host receptions with up to 300 guests or banquets with up to 180 guests. An on-site event planner can assist with planning and execution.
  • Food service options include buffet, family-style service, plated meals and individual stations
  • This hotel allows outside vendors

Maximum wedding guest capacity300

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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