The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel Est. Prior to 1930

21100 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, USA

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The Waterfront Beach Resort features stunning vista lawns, gorgeous venues, and contemporary ballrooms with outdoor terraces overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
The Lowdown
Beach / Lake / Waterfront Location
Hotel / Resort / Spa
Adventure Travel
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Baby Shower
Bachelor / Bachelorette Party
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Holiday Party
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

The Waterfront Beach Resort is a waterfront wedding venue located in Huntington Beach, California. With elegant ballrooms, spectacular views, innovative cuisine, and impeccable attention to detail, this venue endeavors to provide the perfect ambience for your dream wedding.

Facilities and Capacity
The Waterfront Beach Resort features stunning vista lawns, gorgeous venues, and contemporary ballrooms with outdoor terraces overlooking the Pacific Ocean. For your ceremony, you can select from four possible venues: the Pacific Terrace, the beach, the Vista Lawn, and the full closure pool. Seating accommodations vary, ranging from 100 to 600 guests. For your reception, you can also use the Pacific Terrace and ballroom, or use one of the four other possible ballrooms: the Huntington, the Whitewater, the Breakwater, or the Coastal Ballroom. These areas can also accommodate up to 600 guests. Depending on your selected ballroom, your guests can enjoy floor-to-ceiling windows, panoramic views, vaulted ceiling, chandeliers, fireplaces, and a dance floor.

Services Offered
Upon booking, a wedding specialist will be assigned to you to help in the planning of your wedding. Your specialist can work with you to create unique room designs, provide vendor recommendations, and ensure a stress-free experience. Ceremony services include access to changing rooms, white garden chairs, a sound system and microphone, an infused water station, gift and guest book tables, and a scheduled rehearsal. Reception services feature linens, guest tables and chairs, China, glassware, silverware, a dance floor, staging, votive candles, and discounted parking rates. Most packages include a complimentary ocean-view room for the newlyweds on the night of their wedding. Your out-of-town guests staying in the hotel can also enjoy a beautiful view of the ocean and full access to state-of-the-art amenities. Services include:

  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Bridal suite
  • Get-ready rooms
  • Lighting/sound
  • Pet friendly
  • WiFi

The award-winning culinary team offers a wide variety of cuisine to suit the needs of every guest. The Waterfront Beach Resort is happy to fully customize your menu. Three standard cuisine packages are available, and generally include the cost of a hosted bar, appetizers, multi-course meals, a champagne toast, and a custom wedding cake. Cocktail hour options and stations are also available. For your cake, you may taste samples from four possible local bakeries and select your preferred one.

(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?


Additional Charges

Ceremony Fees Range between $4,000-$5,500
24% taxable service charge applies to all food, beverage, and audio visual
7.75% sales tax
$20 day use valet parking and $39 overnight valet parking
Resort Charge $33.00 per day for all guest rooms


Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event


Celebrations Hosted Here Since
Prior to 1930
12 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Beer/Wine/Champagne Only
Licensed Server Is Required
Indoors & Outdoors
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Pet-Friendly Events
Kid Friendly Events
Handicap Accessible
Inside Scoop

We have a very seasoned team here at the Waterfront Beach Resort.  Our executive chef, Ben LaFleche, has been here for over 20 years.  Our General Manager, Paulette Fischer, opened the hotel 30 years ago as a front desk agent.  Many of our housekeepers and banquet team have been here for decades.  This is our home and we want you all to experience it as our guests.  From the first moment to the final send off, we want you to feel like you belong.  

  • A/V Equipment
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Located on the coastline of Southern California, Huntington Beach gives every spot at the Waterfront Beach Resort a striking ocean view. Dig your toes in the sand while looking into the eyes of your other half and hear the waves crashing around you during the ceremony. The Waterfront Beach Resort is committed to making each moment you have together unforgettable, like sharing the first kiss of your marriage in front of a picturesque sunset fading behind the nearby pier. Whether it’s a traditional ceremony or an exotic tropical theme, the staff is committed to customize every space so there are no unexpected surprises. Come and experience our recent expansion and see our new ocean view Vista Lawns which are ideal for that ocean view ceremony and three new ballrooms with vaulted ceilings, beautiful views, and outstanding design.  Not only does the resort provide an entertaining experience for the ceremony and reception, but our new Driftwood Beach Club, equip with fire pits and water slides, and our breathtaking ocean view rooftop bar, Offshore 9, keep the party going even after the reception.
Escape to our seaside refuge and start planning the ideal Southern California vacation at our luxury resort in Huntington Beach. Set along the Pacific Ocean, The Waterfront Beach Resort offers a prime oceanfront location within walking distance of the landmark Huntington Beach pier and shopping and dining at Pacific City. 

One of the best luxury resorts Huntington Beach, California, our full-service resort and spa is also one of the best family-favorite beach hotels in Orange County, and just 30 minutes to Disneyland®. Relax with our two pools, waterslides (must be 48" to slide), private cabanas, on-site dining, bike rentals, fire pits, our Shortboard Kids Club, Offshore 9 Rooftop Lounge, versatile meeting space, and endless surf steps away. Watch the sun sink into the ocean from Orange County's highest coastal rooftop lounge and take in panoramic views in every direction. 

Whether you are planning a surfing adventure, business trip, or your dream destination wedding, our beachfront resort and spa offers coastal-chic accommodations for the perfect place to live, work, and play in Surf City, USA®.
Standout Venue Features:
Ocean view ceremony sites and ballrooms
Ceremonies available with your toes in the sand
Offshore 9- Rooftop bar nine stories in the air with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean
Award winning culinary team
Drift Spa- a next-level spa experience
Driftwood Beach Club- Full family experience with two waterslides and 7 private bonfire pits
Waterfront Adventures- take your adventure to the beach and experience bonfires with a beach butler and ride along the boardwalk.  
Newly expanded and renovated the beach chic vibe will take you to a true beach desitnation while still in Orange County
Extra Perks:
Mahogany Chivari chairs and glass charger plates are included in all wedding packages
Awards & Notables AAA Four Diamond Award
2019 Couples' Choice Award for Wedding Wire
Certificate of Excellence and Traveler's Choice Award for Tripadvisor
2019 Golden Foodies Pastry Chef of the Year, Jacky Martinez
Celebration Locations
Vista Lawn A:
Ocean view lawn area surrounded by palms
- View: Ocean View
- Max Capacity: 350
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Vista Lawn B:
Ocean view lawn area surrounded by palms
- View: Ocean View
- Max Capacity: 250
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Huntington Pool Deck:
Newly Renovated Ocean View Pool Deck. Completely Private and closed for your ceremony
- View: Ocean View with the reflection of the beautiful blue pool
- Max Capacity: 300
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Pacific Terrace:
Located next to the Pacific Ballroom on our mezzanine level with a panoramic view of the ocean
- View: ocean view and palm trees
- Max Capacity: 100
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Toes in the sand with the ocean behind you. Only available September - May.
- View: On Huntington's Beach with the ocean in the background
- Max Capacity: 1000
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
Critically Acclaimed Henry's Restaurant 
Boardwalk Restuarant
Offshore 9 Rooftop Lounge
2019 Golden Foodies Pastry Chef of the Year, Jacky Martinez
Bars & Lounges:
Offshore 9 Rooftop Lounge- their seasonal sangria is always a good time
Henry's Restaurant- known for "The Conductor"- a smokey old fashion
The Dock Bar- located in our Boardwalk Restaurant 
Riptide- enjoy a cold beverage pool side while taking in the view


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