HILTON WATERFRONT BEACH RESORT

21100 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 United States (USA)
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4.0 Star Beach Spa or Beach Resort in Orange County
33.65394-117.99425
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4.5/ 5

Based on 1136 guest reviews

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  • We have an outdoor pool ready for use
  • Avg. Group Discount of 10.4%!
  • 290 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 12 floors
  • Hotel has 24 suites
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • 14 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Beach, Pier, Shopping, Bike Riding, Pier Fishing, Surfing, Bonfires, Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, Long Beach Aquarium

Verified Reviews of Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Great venue, great staff, great event"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Can't go wrong having the Waterfront Beach Resort host your event. Staff are outstanding, venue couldn't be better, and the location is ideal.
(Meeting planner, booked 65 rooms), from US flag
07-Nov-2013 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Oct 26 to Sat Nov 02 2013 at a $219.00 group rate.

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Summary of 737 verified reviews

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89
Excellent

Excellent beach hotel. Close to Starbucks. Beach nearby. Clean hotel facilities. Friendly atmosphere. Popular among families.

“Great location for beach holiday” “Great view of palm trees”

Great Overall Ranking Top 10% in city
Excellent Beach Hotel Top 1% in city
Best Views In City
Best Reception In City

Good to know

  • Beach nearby

    “Walk to the beach is minutes away” “Within walking distance to the beach”

  • Great view

    “Gorgeous view of the beach” “Fantastic view of the ocean”

  • Poor access to parking

    “No street parking” “Had to pay for valet parking”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff was attentive”

Review highlights

Beach

100/100
112 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Excellent beach” “Within walking distance to the beach” “Beautiful view of the resort and beach”

Service

88/100
261 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception. Room service is perfect.

“Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly” “Staff were outstanding”

Breakfast

86/100
25 reviews

Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts.

“Complimentary buffet breakfasts” “Enjoyed the Sunday Brunch” “Good buffet breakfast”

Location

86/100
222 reviews

Great location. Close to the beach, with great shopping and sightseeing nearby. Accessible by car, but parking is awful and costly. Great nearby restaurants and bars with excellent excursions.

“Environment of this city are excellent” “Great amenities and closeness to shopping” “Nice place to visit”

Amenities

84/100
77 reviews

Nice building. Beautiful architecture.

“Environment of this city are excellent” “Excellent facilities” “Cruiser bikes which were awesome”

Vibe

80/100
61 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Relatively modern hotel. Stylish Hotel. Luxurious Hotel. Awesome for a beach holiday.

“Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Very "hip" atmosphere” “Friendly resort”

Food

79/100
79 reviews

Restaurant is pricey, but the menu is great.

“Dinner was great” “Great fish meals” “Nice cinnamon pastries”

Pool

77/100
88 reviews

Great pool.

“Phenomenal pool and hot tub” “Terrific pool area” “Pool area is great for kids and adults”

Room

75/100
250 reviews

Rooms are tidy, with great views and nice balconies. Rooms are adequately-sized, with acceptable beds, but old and in need of maintenance. Rooms are cramped and furniture and TV's substandard.

“Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Amenities are perfect for a family” “Gorgeous view of the beach”

Comfort

51/100
70 reviews

Mediocre comfort, room sizes and beds. Noisy rooms and tiny bathrooms.

“Oversized bath towels” “Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Fan didn't work”

Wellness

47/100
17 reviews

Poor wellness & sports facilities.

“No spa facilities” “No spa” “Hot tub did not work”

Value

38/100
102 reviews

Poor value for money. Internet is expensive. Expensive restaurant. Acceptable breakfast prices. Standard beverage prices.

“Expensive bottled water” “Not worth for the price” “Expensive room service”

WiFi

35/100
33 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“WiFi was expensive” “Had to pay for wifi” “Paying for WiFi”

Ranked top 7% by couples, with a score of 89

Good to know

  • Beautiful architecture

    “Beautiful Christmas decorations” “Beautiful decorations”

  • Expensive parking

    “Had to pay for valet parking” “Paying for car parking”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Fan didn't work” “Shower did not work”

  • Stylish Hotel

    “Beautiful Christmas decorations” “Beautiful decorations”

Review highlights

Beach

100/100
20 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Excellent beach” “Within walking distance to the beach” “Beautiful view of the resort and beach”

Service

87/100
49 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly” “Staff were outstanding”

Location

87/100
41 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Environment of this city are excellent” “Great amenities and closeness to shopping” “Nice place to visit”

Breakfast

85/100
5 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary buffet breakfasts” “Enjoyed the Sunday Brunch” “Good buffet breakfast”

Room

78/100
58 reviews

The rooms are average sized, but are clean and have excellent views. Dilapidated rooms and bathrooms.

“Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Amenities are perfect for a family” “Gorgeous view of the beach”

Comfort

52/100
17 reviews

Noisy, moderately comfortable, and modestly sized rooms.

“Oversized bath towels” “Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Huge convenience”

Value

33/100
24 reviews

Poor value for money. Internet is expensive.

“Expensive bottled water” “Not worth for the price” “Expensive room service”

WiFi

31/100
9 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“WiFi was expensive” “Had to pay for wifi” “Paying for WiFi”

Ranked top 13% by families, with a score of 88

Good to know

  • Great reception

    “Bell captain is the best” “Provided us with information”

  • Great pool

    “Phenomenal pool and hot tub” “Terrific pool area”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff was attentive”

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Complimentary buffet breakfasts” “Enjoyed the Sunday Brunch”

Review highlights

Beach

100/100
20 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Excellent beach” “Within walking distance to the beach” “Beautiful view of the resort and beach”

Service

89/100
54 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly” “Staff were outstanding”

Location

87/100
40 reviews

Great location near the beach, but subpar parking.

“Environment of this city are excellent” “Great amenities and closeness to shopping” “Nice place to visit”

Breakfast

83/100
7 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary buffet breakfasts” “Enjoyed the Sunday Brunch” “Good buffet breakfast”

Pool

73/100
22 reviews

Great pool.

“Phenomenal pool and hot tub” “Terrific pool area” “Pool area is great for kids and adults”

Room

67/100
40 reviews

Average rooms with standard beds. Clean, but small, rooms with great views and unpleasant bathrooms.

“Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Fan didn't work” “Shower did not work”

Comfort

45/100
17 reviews

Uncomfortable, small rooms, with decent beds.

“Fan didn't work” “Constant noise” “The only problem was the beds”

Value

37/100
22 reviews

Poor value for money. Internet is expensive.

“Expensive bottled water” “Not worth for the price” “Expensive room service”

WiFi

34/100
9 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“WiFi was expensive” “Had to pay for wifi” “Paying for WiFi”

Ranked top 8% by solo travelers, with a score of 91

Good to know

  • Poor value for money

    “Expensive bottled water” “Not worth for the price”

  • Great location

    “Environment of this city are excellent” “Great amenities and closeness to shopping”

  • Great room

    “Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Amenities are perfect for a family”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly”

Review highlights

Service

86/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly” “Staff were outstanding”

Location

85/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Environment of this city are excellent” “Great amenities and closeness to shopping” “Nice place to visit”

Room

77/100
4 reviews

Great room.

“Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Amenities are perfect for a family” “Gorgeous view of the beach”

Value

41/100
5 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Expensive bottled water” “Not worth for the price” “Expensive room service”

Ranked top 18% by business travelers, with a score of 86

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly”

Review highlights

Service

89/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly” “Staff were outstanding”

Review highlights

Service

90/100
7 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly” “Staff were outstanding”

Location

88/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Environment of this city are excellent” “Great amenities and closeness to shopping” “Nice place to visit”

Room

74/100
7 reviews

Great room.

“Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Amenities are perfect for a family” “Gorgeous view of the beach”

Pool

74/100
5 reviews

Great pool.

“Phenomenal pool and hot tub” “Terrific pool area” “Pool area is great for kids and adults”

Good to know

  • Beach nearby

    “Walk to the beach is minutes away” “Within walking distance to the beach”

  • Great view

    “Gorgeous view of the beach” “Fantastic view of the ocean”

  • Poor access to parking

    “No street parking” “Had to pay for valet parking”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff was attentive”

Review highlights

Beach

100/100
106 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Excellent beach” “Within walking distance to the beach” “Beautiful view of the resort and beach”

Service

88/100
248 reviews

Friendly service and great reception. Room service is perfect.

“Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly” “Staff were outstanding”

Location

86/100
202 reviews

Great location. Excellent location with good bars, restaurants, shopping and beaches nearby. Accessible by car, but parking is awful and costly.

“Environment of this city are excellent” “Great amenities and closeness to shopping” “Nice place to visit”

Breakfast

84/100
20 reviews

Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts.

“Complimentary buffet breakfasts” “Enjoyed the Sunday Brunch” “Good buffet breakfast”

Pool

78/100
79 reviews

Great pool.

“Phenomenal pool and hot tub” “Terrific pool area” “Pool area is great for kids and adults”

Room

76/100
233 reviews

Rooms are tidy, with great views and nice balconies. Rooms are adequately-sized, with acceptable beds, but old and in need of maintenance. Rooms are cramped and furniture and TV's substandard.

“Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Amenities are perfect for a family” “Gorgeous view of the beach”

Comfort

52/100
58 reviews

Mediocre comfort, room sizes and beds. Noisy rooms and tiny bathrooms.

“Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Front Rooms a bit small” “Fan didn't work”

Wellness

50/100
16 reviews

Sufficient wellness & sports facilities.

“Reasonably priced spa” “Hot tub is pretty small” “Phenomenal pool and hot tub”

Value

40/100
93 reviews

Poor value for money. Internet is expensive. Expensive restaurant. Acceptable breakfast prices. Standard beverage prices.

“Expensive bottled water” “Not worth for the price” “Expensive room service”

WiFi

35/100
31 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“WiFi was expensive” “Had to pay for wifi” “Paying for WiFi”

Ranked top 20% by couples, with a score of 87

Good to know

  • Beautiful architecture

    “Beautiful Christmas decorations” “Beautiful decorations”

  • Expensive parking

    “Had to pay for valet parking” “Paying for car parking”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Fan didn't work” “Shower did not work”

  • Stylish Hotel

    “Beautiful Christmas decorations” “Beautiful decorations”

Review highlights

Beach

100/100
19 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Excellent beach” “Within walking distance to the beach” “Beautiful view of the resort and beach”

Location

88/100
37 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Environment of this city are excellent” “Great amenities and closeness to shopping” “Nice place to visit”

Service

87/100
47 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly” “Staff were outstanding”

Room

78/100
54 reviews

The rooms are average sized, but are clean and have excellent views. Dilapidated rooms and bathrooms.

“Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Amenities are perfect for a family” “Gorgeous view of the beach”

Comfort

51/100
15 reviews

Noisy, moderately comfortable, and modestly sized rooms.

“Oversized bath towels” “Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Fan didn't work”

Value

34/100
21 reviews

Poor value for money. Internet is expensive.

“Expensive bottled water” “Not worth for the price” “Expensive room service”

WiFi

31/100
7 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“WiFi was expensive” “Had to pay for wifi” “Paying for WiFi”

Ranked top 27% by families, with a score of 87

Good to know

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Complimentary buffet breakfasts” “Enjoyed the Sunday Brunch”

  • Great reception

    “Bell captain is the best” “Provided us with information”

  • Great pool

    “Phenomenal pool and hot tub” “Terrific pool area”

  • Poor access to parking

    “No street parking” “Had to pay for valet parking”

Review highlights

Beach

100/100
17 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Excellent beach” “Within walking distance to the beach” “Beautiful view of the resort and beach”

Service

89/100
47 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly” “Staff were outstanding”

Location

88/100
36 reviews

Great location near the beach, but subpar parking.

“Environment of this city are excellent” “Great amenities and closeness to shopping” “Nice place to visit”

Breakfast

82/100
5 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary buffet breakfasts” “Enjoyed the Sunday Brunch” “Good buffet breakfast”

Pool

74/100
18 reviews

Great pool.

“Phenomenal pool and hot tub” “Terrific pool area” “Pool area is great for kids and adults”

Room

69/100
33 reviews

Average rooms with standard beds. Clean, but small, rooms with great views and unpleasant bathrooms.

“Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Channels on the tv did not work” “Fan didn't work”

Comfort

46/100
12 reviews

Uncomfortable, small rooms, with decent beds.

“Fan didn't work” “Constant noise” “The only problem was the beds”

Value

37/100
20 reviews

Poor value for money. Internet is expensive.

“Expensive bottled water” “Not worth for the price” “Expensive room service”

WiFi

36/100
9 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“WiFi was expensive” “Had to pay for wifi” “Paying for WiFi”

Ranked top 16% by solo travelers, with a score of 93

Good to know

  • Poor value for money

    “Expensive bottled water” “Not worth for the price”

  • Great location

    “Environment of this city are excellent” “Great amenities and closeness to shopping”

  • Great room

    “Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Amenities are perfect for a family”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly”

Review highlights

Service

86/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly” “Staff were outstanding”

Location

85/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Environment of this city are excellent” “Great amenities and closeness to shopping” “Nice place to visit”

Room

77/100
4 reviews

Great room.

“Luxurious sheets and pillows” “Amenities are perfect for a family” “Gorgeous view of the beach”

Value

41/100
5 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Expensive bottled water” “Not worth for the price” “Expensive room service”

Ranked top 21% by business travelers, with a score of 88

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly”

Review highlights

Service

89/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was very friendly and knowledgable” “Staff are very welcoming and friendly” “Staff were outstanding”

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Customer Reviews of Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort

4.5 out of 5.Based on 1136 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

The Waterfront is a high quality, elegant beachfront resort that has maintained its AAA Four Diamond rating for 16 consecutive years. All of our guestrooms overlook 8 1/2 miles of Pacific shoreline. We are located within walking distance to shops, theme restaurants, great night life, & pier. Elegant but not pretentious...casual environment.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:4:00 PM
Check Out:12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation:2006
Floors:12
Rooms:290
Non Smoking Rooms:25
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:24
Meeting Rooms:14
Meeting Space:20000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 450 people
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
72 hour individual
Nightly Parking:$20.
Total Taxes:11.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Charge for early check out
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Currency exchange
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health centre
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

The Waterfront is located within close proximity to Orange County/John Wayne (SNA). Our hotel offers many options for transportation to and from John Wayne Aiport. We are also located 17 miles from LAX Aiport.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

About Hilton Hotels and Resorts

  • Bed & Breakfast Packages for two at select locations
  • Have serenity beds made by Serta and Peter Thomas Roth hair & skincare bath amenities
  • Pre-arrival planning services
  • Pet Friendly Program

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