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Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1800 West Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Ranked #1 of 17 Hotels in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars NEW

What a wonderful place to stay in Newport Beach, the location is fantastic and the staff have the best customer service I have seen anywhere, we even had a thank you postcard in our mailbox on arriving home in Australia. You also can't beat the value for money Bay Shores provides. Thanks Warren and everyone else, we will definitely stay... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I rated this charming place "Excellent". Remember: this is a beach hotel, 1 street literally from the beach, run by super friendly people, CLEAN, with laundry facilities which was one thing we needed into our 2 week vacation. So I was happy. Making the reservation on the phone, the gentleman could not have been more friendly, our check in Gal... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just spent the 25th-27th at the Bayshores Hotel. We have stayed in wonderful hotels all over the country and the world, and never had better service! The rooms are well designed and comfortable. With construction next door parking would be and issue; exceot the staff is all over it. We pulled in at 1AM and the desk clerk came... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the first time we stayed at the Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel. It is now at the top of our list for future trips. Not only is the hotel very up to date, clean, and quaint with great personable service via front desk personnel, it was in a perfect location to watch the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. We... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I always stay at this hotel when I am in the the area, It is quaint, comfortable, and the staff could not be more helpful. I arrived very late on 2/16, and night manager Bruce gave a warm welcome offered me late night snack from the pantry ! The place is peaceful and has an incredible location, even for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your a business traveler and used to the Marriott or Hilton this place is not for you. If you are looking for a small boutique hotel that has excellent location to the beach and downtown Newport area this is the place to stay. The hotel offers excellent customer service , breakfast amenities , and just a great overall experience... More 

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for highlighting what we do best - we're small, we're friendly and we have that vintage vibe that guests for over fifty years love so much. Looking forward to you coming to stay again! More 

Parma, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for our annual family christmas get together. The hotel rooms were clean and the suite we stayed in was very roomy. The rest of the family enjoyed their single rooms as well. The property is well maintained and the staff is super nice and helpful. If we ever make our way back to Newport we... More 

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing your family to my families' hotel. I am so happy that you all had a great time and look forward to hosting you again! More 

Nevada
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59 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vintage vibe in very nice hotel. Rooms are small but very quaint with beach theme decor. Wonderful hotel personnel that make the stay! Nice touches include freshly baked evening cookies, morning newpaper at doorstep, roof top deck that overlooks the town and two chairs and table outside each room with view of courtyard. Front desk was extremely helpful with great... More 

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to stay and for taking the time to write an extensive review. Glad you were able to enjoy so many of the amenities from the morning newspaper to the evening cookie! Looking forward to the vintage vibe attracting you again. More 

Bakersfield
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel is a great place to stay! We wanted a short getaway for my husbands birthday so we picked the Bay Shores. We weren't sorry! The staff does everything possible to make your stay great. They are extra helpful and quick to assist with anything you might want or need. We asked for dining recommendations and were... More 

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your extensive review and for mentioning so many of our amenities. Sounds like you had a wonderful trip and am glad that Bay Shores was your destination of choice. Hope we'll see you again soon. I know from personal experience that Bakersfield can heat up quickly in the summer - we'll have cooling ocean breezes when you... More 

Amarillo, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this small hotel had great reviews on Trip Adviser and decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed. It is not a fancy hotel, but warm and inviting with many amenities and old fashioned values for comfort. For instance there is free wifi, a safe, a small frig, a make up mirror in the bathroom, a... More 

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a try and for enjoying our small but welcoming atmosphere. Regarding the Marina project, the master plan looks like it will really be a wonderful addition to our neighborhood so we are looking forward to its completion. When you return, I hope you'll be able to enjoy the walking paths and park that will be... More 

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Address: 1800 West Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Peninsula Bay Shores
Peninsula Newport Beach
Newport Beach Peninsula
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Newport Beach
#1 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Newport Beach

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