Groups looking for a distinctly "California" feel can find it at Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach, CA, which has completed a $3 million, surf-inspired renovation of its accommodations and public spaces, it announced last week.
Updates encompassed the hotel's lobby; its 157 guest rooms, which received new vinyl headboards, fresh carpet, and new furnishings; its exterior, which was repainted in marine colors; and its meeting space, which now totals 10,000 square feet, up from 8,000 square feet previously.
The hotel also has a new fusion restaurant specializing in flavors from Southern California, Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Japan, and a new 1,600-square-foot fitness center. Opened last fall, the latter includes an outdoor bouldering wall for individuals and groups that want to engage in climbing activities.
The product of the renovations, according to the hotel, is a new aesthetic that perfectly reflects Southern California's surf culture.
"Our goal with this refresh was to update the entire property and bring a more quintessential Southern California look, reminiscent of Huntington Beach," said General Manager Justin Simpson. "With tourism booming in the area and summer right around the corner, we are looking forward to sharing our fresh new look, added amenities, and incredible food with guests and locals alike."Up your meetings-industry IQ. Check out the latest edition of 30 Seconds to Smart!