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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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Rosarito, Mexico
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37 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this little Inn on short notice due to a Memorial in Newport Beach I had to go to. The hotel was close to where I needed to be plus it was across the street from my most favorite Mexican restaurant of all time, Avila's Mi Ranchito. The hotel is located in between two major streets and you couldn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a long weekend at The Little Inn by the Bay and happy we chose this hotel. Clean, cute room, nice and helpful front desk staff. The bikes were a plus in getting around town. Would stay again.

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Southern California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The stair carpet was worn but the room was immaculate. We had the Balboa room with a balcony. The two rooms with balconies overlook the street but are still worth it for the fresh air, sun and extra room. The hotel itself is "quaint" but our room was just as good as many Marriotts or Hiltons we have stayed in,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

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
3 reviews
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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 

La Canada Flintridge, California
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5 hotel reviews
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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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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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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 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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 

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