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Little Inn by the Bay Newport Beach Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2627 Newport Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Ranked #15 of 17 hotels in Newport Beach
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
SarahD13 Phoenix, Arizona
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel for Memorial Day weekend after looking and ALL the different hotels in the area. This was a GREAT location! Our room was on the 2nd floor and very nice. The bed was comfortable, and we had a view of the bay. We arrived at about NOON, and they had a room ready for us, which was... More

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Little I, Manager at Little Inn by the Bay Newport Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SarahD13, Thank you for all the nice comments you have posted about our hotel, nothing is more rewarding than knowing we were able to provide our guests with a memorable experience. You are correct about our being centrally located, with the beach just a short couple blocks away and that is just one out of the great amenities that... More

Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Thoroughly disappointed with our stay. First, they lost our reservation, then they put us in a room we didn't book. Two different employees offered to comp the first night for the inconvenience, and then charged us full price anyway. There was no management on site to deal with the situation, and my call to the lead supervisor has yet to... More

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Little I, Manager at Little Inn by the Bay Newport Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cathy B., Please accept my most sincere apologies for the inconvenience that you had to undergo unfortunately there was a bit of miscommunication on both parts in regards to your reservation. However, I would like to thank you for your feedback, it is greatly appreciated as it always helps us improve our service. Sincerely, Gita More

Fresno, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

The only thing good about this "hotel" is that it is close to the beach. Facility and rooms were nothing like advertised on the website. Room smell musty and gross upon arrival. Front desk staff was unknowledgable and rude. Housekeeping was rude and lazy. Front desk area was dirty and unclean. Had to remind front desk to make coffee in... More

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Little I, General Manager at Little Inn by the Bay Newport Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hello 63beachdad, I am very sorry to hear that your stay with us was not as memorable as you or we would have wanted it to be, please accept our most sincere apologies. I appreciate your feedback as it always helps our service improve. We would like to remind you that we only have a single staff member who not... More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We were looking for a place to spend a romantic day and night getaway. This place was perfect for what we wanted because of it's location, very close to the beach and the bay. About 2 blocks to the beach and about 1 1/2 blocks to the bay. There are many restaurants plus the pier within walking distance. I read... More

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Little I, General Manager at Little Inn by the Bay Newport Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kabbub, I want to personally thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and our management, for me there is nothing more rewarding than to see a guest write how much he/she enjoyed their stay with us. It was my great pleasure to be of service to you and it is true that we are centrally located,... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I was looking for a nice place within walking distance of the beach, and this place was perfect. My biggest pet peeve with Newport Beach is the lack of parking, so this place was a godsend. I really did not spend too much time in the room, but it was clean and pretty quiet at night with the AC running.... More

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Little I, Manager at Little Inn by the Bay Newport Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We look forward to seeing you again! Please share your experience at Little Inn by the Bay in Newport Beach with friends and family! More

Temecula, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

The best thing about this place is the location. It's a very small property with limited parking spaces. You can walk to the beach, pier and the bay. There are many places to eat. The beach is just a block or so away on one side and the bay is on the other side. There is a movie theater in... More

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Little I, Manager at Little Inn by the Bay Newport Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear cmfjaeger, Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback. We try our best to give our guests an experience that they will remember for a long time. We are located right smack in the middle of Newport Beach night life. Many guests stay with us mostly on that alone. We are 2 blocks from the beach and... More

New York, NY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I was fooled by false reviews on Google and photos of renovated room interiors. Beware--- updated furnishings does not equal high quality accommodations or service! This is simply a motel, not a quaint little inn as its name proclaims. Thin walls. Partial hole in the door. Flimsy mattress. Wall-mounted shampoo and body soap dispensers in the shower. While just a... More

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Little I, Manager at Little Inn by the Bay Newport Beach Hotel, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that your stay with us was not as pleasant as it should have been. I am not sure what room you stayed in. Just the same, I have instructed my housekeeping as well as engineering staff to check that all mattresses and a/c units are up to par and to let me know of any... More

San Bernardino, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We were at the Little Inn by the bay for our 33rd wedding anniversary. This was our first visit to the hotel. The location was perfect for us. We were able to walk to all the places we wanted to go to. The room was clean and comfortable and the amenities were appreciated. The only (minimal) complaint was that the... More

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Little I, Manager at Little Inn by the Bay Newport Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Grannymle, I want to personally thank you for the nice comment you have posted about our hotel. I am so happy that you have chosen to spend your 33rd wedding anniversary with us, considering that you have a smorgasbord to choose from. You are correct about our being centrally located and being within walking distance to many restaurants and... More

Alta Loma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My husband and I recently spent a get away weekend at the hotel and had a fantastic time. The rooms have recently been updated and are modern, clean and very comfortable. We had our own balcony to relax on after walking most of the day on the beach. The location is perfect; close to many great restaurants and the beach... More

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Little I, Owner at Little Inn by the Bay Newport Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lovetotravelAltaLoma, Thank you for your nice comments about our hotel and staff. Our hotel was renovated just last year, a fact still reflected in the quality of our rooms. I cannot help but brag a little about our location. We are centrally located, all bars and restaurants in the Newport Beach area are within walking distance. The beach is... More

Baraboo, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Stayed here with my 3 very young grandchildren and their parents. Had a great time. Rooms are clean and appear to be updated. I rented two rooms and the staff made sure our rooms were close together. Staff was very polite and helpful. Hotel is block and a half from the beach...that was the joy. This is a wonderful beach... More

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Little I, Owner at Little Inn by the Bay Newport Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear gmkline, First of all, I am very happy to hear that our empowered staff went out of their way to accommodate your family's needs and that they treated you well. It is nice to know all that training was put to good use. Secondly, I appreciate the wonderful comments that you wrote about our hotel. We are centrally located,... More

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Address: 2627 Newport 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 star — Little Inn by the Bay Newport Beach Hotel 2*
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Also Known As:
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Newport Beach #14 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
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Little Inn has recently renovated its entire property to provide the utmost comfort to its guests. As a visitor, you may have already explored many lodging options in Newport Beach, but when you go out with your friends and/or family, you deserve the best place to stay with the most convenient location. Our humble staff is enthusiastic to help you plan your vacation. Little Inn by the Bay is always one step ahead in satisfying its visitors, by offering them best accommodations in Newport Beach, even as the most inexpensive hotel on Balboa Peninsula. Little Inn by the Bay offers complimentary Wi-Fi, Wired Internet Access, Parking, Bicycles, Beach Equipment upon request. ... more   less 
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