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Balboa Bay Resort

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1221 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-5026 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star accommodation
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Description
Balboa Bay Resort is Newport Beach’s only Forbes Four-Star, AAA Four-Diamond waterfront resort. The resort’s 159 recently redesigned guestrooms and suites offer casually elegant accommodations, alongside a ...More wealth of amenities, including: pool cabanas; two waterfront restaurants, Waterline Newport Beach and A&O Kitchen+Bar; 24-hour room service and fitness studio; water sport rentals; Drybar salon; a full-service spa; waterfront wedding ceremony lawn; and 13,000 square feet of meeting space. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Luxury
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Luxury
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
159
Price range
US$ 257 - US$ 513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Balboa Bay Club And Resort
,
The Balboa Bay Club Hotel Newport Beach
,
The Balboa Bay Hotel
,
The Balboa Bay Resort
,
Balboa Bay Club
Location
United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
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Traveller (255)
Room & Suite (102)
Dining (74)
Pool & Beach (52)
Amenities (18)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
Reviews (935)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very helpful staff from valet to checking in. The room was great, clean and a good bed. You need to realize it’s quite a walk to the island, so most likely you’ll need to drive a car or take Uber. They do have s house...More

Thank krg801
Response from Sam_El_Rabaa, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded yesterday

Thank you for sharing your Balboa Bay Resort experience, krg801! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations, as well as our service. We look forward to welcoming you back to Newport Beach for future relaxing getaways!

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Visiting the greater Orange County area is complete when staying at the Balboa Bay Resort. This is a property with a wonderful Southern California heritage founded by classic Hollywood luminaries including John Wayne and Humphrey Bogart (Wayne lived in the neighborhood). It is close to...More

5  Thank jamesrD5534TO
Response from Sam_El_Rabaa, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 12 April 2018

Hello jamesrD5534TO, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Balboa Bay Resort. I’m delighted you enjoyed your stay and love to hear your comments regarding the property’s heritage and casual elegant atmosphere. I’m especially pleased that our staff provided delightful service during your multiple...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Everyone, from the valet, check-in to check-out and in between were AMAZING. I was here for a special occasion and was treated so very well. The front desk staff could not have been more accommodating and helped to reassure me that my luggage would be...More

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1  Thank lincraner
Response from Sam_El_Rabaa, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for choosing to celebrate with us, as well as sharing your amazing experience. We are happy to hear that you had such a wonderful time, and look forward to sharing your kind words with our staff. Thank you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All I can say is that this is a comedy hotel, dreadfull customer service, tired rooms cracked sanitary ware, no room service after 23.00 only m and m or chips WHAT A NONESENSE !!!!! I’ve stayed in better B and B’s Do yourself a favour...More

3  Thank gary l
Response from Sam_El_Rabaa, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 1 week ago

We apologize for your disappointment with your stay, Gary L. We completed a property-wide renovation in mid-2017, which included our guestrooms, public spaces, meeting rooms, and pool. We are also happy to offer 24-hour room service for our guests, and apologize if this was not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay in OC for weekend getaways fairly often and have stayed at most of the high-end resorts & hotels in Laguna / Newport. This review is for a two night stay at Balboa Bay Resort over Labor Day weekend. Important note - the property...More

1  Thank AvonTravler
Response from Sam_El_Rabaa, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your Balboa Bay Resort experience, AvonTravler. As you mentioned, the property is home to both the Balboa Bay Resort and Balboa Bay Club, and in order to maximize those beautiful bay views, we do have a number of Bay View rooms...More

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Menorcanvilla
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Response from Anglophile20 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are great and I have thick hair.
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2 October 2017|
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Response from hac0y7 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know it well, but i do know it is pet friendly
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26 May 2017|
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Response from Darren K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this. I didn't use the pool but I'm sure it is.
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Room Tips
"If you don't like vehicle noise try and get a pool facing room"
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"Best choice would be a bay view room on a higher floor away from the resort side pool."
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"Bay view rooms are the best."
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"So worth it for the bay view spot , like a boat show !"
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