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Little inn By The Bay

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2627 Newport Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92663
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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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Los Angeles, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place has so much potential, but sadly, it falls very far short of expectations. Husband and I stayed here over Memorial Day weekend for our anniversary. We were looking for someplace quaint but centrally located to restaurants and activities. Little Inn definitely fits the bill in that respect. The property is located smack dab in the middle of all... More 

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My best friend and I took my two sons (ages 8 and 6) down to Newport Beach for this last weekend for a quick weekend getaway to meet up with other friends. We originally had a reservation at the Fairmont hotel but found this hotel that had good ratings and decent prices (although $40/night more than Fairmont) and closer to... More 

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Little I, Manager at Little inn By The Bay, responded to this review

Hello Nichelle, 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. I would like to clarify one misconception however, housekeeping always reports to the front desk if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This very small Inn is so perfectly located, you don't have to drive anywhere once you have parked your car in their lot. You can conveniently walk to the beach across the street, several restaurants, and shopping. The hotel also provides bikes to ride along the boardwalk at no additional charge. If you need a beach chair, they'll provide those... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I was skeptical about this place from some of the other reviews. My husband and I had lived in Newps for about five years, but moved up to the Bay Area a few years ago. We were going back for a quick little visit and decided to go with this place because of the location and the complimentary bikes. First,... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Stayed here for a few nights in March and it is right in the heart of Newport Beach. The service was excellent and the room was clean, which is all you can ask for. Would recommend to friends and family who are visiting Newport Beach. Great getaway!!

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Small property with limited number of rooms. Between busy streets but quiet enough at night. They required a $100 room deposit along with payment which was not mentioned in their posting. Seems to get very busy crazy on the weekends with bars and the beach very close by. Would stay again for business but no amenities to stay longer. Very... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Stayed here for a few nights. Staff were friendly,coffee maker was not working but it was replaced in minutes.Room was perfectly clean. No breakfast included,not a problem just walked 100 yards down the road to Malarkys pub and had a super breakfast.Borrowed chairs for the beach which was less than 200 yds away,all in all a lovely stay. Will return... More 

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Little I, Manager at Little inn By The Bay, responded to this review

Dear oldcodgers2015, we are pleased to have accommodated you at our Little Inn. Your thoughts and opinions are very important to us as we pride ourselves in achieving customer satisfaction. Your feedback not only helps us improve our service, but it also helps travelers. I'm pleased to hear that you took advantage of our complimentary beach equipment that makes it... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stayed here years ago and the current reviews of how terrible this hotel is makes me wonder how they stay in business. Rooms are small with over-sized furniture which takes away nearly all the floor space, making one person have to climb over the bed to get to the small bathroom. Located between two busy main roads prevented us... More 

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Little I, General Manager at Little inn By The Bay, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear about your less than satisfactory experience during your stay with us. I just want to clarify a misconception: our hotel does not provide breakfast nor claim to provide breakfast. As far as the noise problem, we are centrally located and within walking distance to many bars and restaurants in the Newport Beach area. I... More 

Banning, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The staff here are all unfriendly. It's situated between very busy streets. Don't plan on getting any sleep here. They have free bikes to ride but I would feel safer walking as the traffic is awful and the bikes are falling apart!! We have stayed here several times but it never gets any better. The Air conditioner sounded like a... More 

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Little I, Manager at Little inn By The Bay, responded to this review

spirit19512014, 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 a/c units are up to par and to let me know of any problems.... More 

Bronx, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The location of this property is perfect. I read reviews (good & bad) about the hotel before I booked and It all came down to price and location. The room was clean and modern. I had all the essentials and the best part was that I was allowed to check in early (no extra charge). This early check in let... More 

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Little I, Manager at Little inn By The Bay, responded to this review

CeeBeretta, I would like to thank you for taking the time to say such wonderful things about our hotel. As you said we are centrally located making it easier to get just about anywhere in minutes. All of our rooms have been recently renovated to provide our guests the best quality we can offer and I am glad to hear... More 

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