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Fairmont Newport Beach

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4500 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660 (Formerly Sutton Place Hotel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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washington, DC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

i wanted to fall in love. the weather was great. i was there for a work event that would be mostly fun. the trip from the east was long but i was looking forward to the pleasures of a great hotel. but this is just a good one. why build a fancy marbled bathroom and then not have strong water... More

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FairmontNewportBeach, Online Marketing Manager at Fairmont Newport Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. It sounds like while you did enjoy your stay overall, some of the amenities weren't quite up to your standards. I'm happy you enjoyed great weather during your stay and hopefully took advantage of our pool area. I can appreciate your preferences for some of the... More

Corona, California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
41 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very clean room ( and room was a little bit larger than most rooms )........ staff were super friendly ...... pool area and lobby areas were very nice and clean. Bed in room was great . The only drawback , was what some have said in other reviews .... the AC unit in the room , makes a lot of... More

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FairmontNewportBeach, Online Marketing Manager at Fairmont Newport Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. It sounds like you enjoyed your time with us and would like to return. I'm pleased you found the staff friendly and enjoyed our pool area. Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Sincerely, Lucas Schumacher lucas.schumacher@fairmont.com More

Santa Barbara
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good hotel, great food but expensive food, pool is small and not clean, air conditioner not strong in rooms too hot. Full service hotel with good spa services. Room service is great. Very good conference facilities.

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FairmontNewportBeach, Online Marketing Manager at Fairmont Newport Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your recent stay with us.I'm happy you found the hotel good and the food great, but sorry you found it expensive. I look forward to sharing your feedback with the staff and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Sincerely, Lucas Schumacher lucas.schumacher@fairmont.com More

Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very good hotel chain. Upscale but not too pricey. I had a "staycation" with some girlfriends here it was awesome. Super clean rooms with lots of offerings. It had a DVD player and a fridge. Perfect for a girls get-a-way weekend!

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Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your "staycation" with your girlfriends! Thank you and come join us again in the near future. Sincerely, Lucas Schumacher lucas.schumacher@fairmont.com More

Montreal, Quebec
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Property is very clean but tired. We all found that the beds, including pull-out and roll away were extremely uncomfortable. Air conditioner in room is too noisy. We spent 5 nights and did not sleep very well. Do not recommend this hotel if noise is a problem.

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FairmontNewportBeach, Online Marketing Manager at Fairmont Newport Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your recent stay with us. I'm sorry to hear the property wasn't up to your standards and particularly the beds. I can imagine the frustration that discomfort caused and for that I apologize. Thanks again for your feedback and please let me know if I can be of further assistance. Sincerely, Lucas Schumacher lucas.schumacher@fairmont.com More

New York City, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, the Fairmont Newport Beach is in Irvine, not Newport Beach, at the John Wayne International Airport. That exaggeration gives one an indication that this property isn't quite what it says it is. 4-5 star hotel? Not the night I stayed there before checking out early and staying at another hotel in (real) Newport Beach. The property is... More

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FairmontNewportBeach, Online Marketing Manager at Fairmont Newport Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. Candid guest feedback is critical to our improvement as a hotel and we certainly value yours. I'm very sorry to hear of the negative stay you had and sincerely apologize. The lack of attention to detail that you experienced is inexcusable and I can understand your... More

Napa Valley, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My first time staying at Fairmont Newport Beach. I was very impressed with the staff. The valets were very well trained and welcoming. The front desk staff was very efficient to complete the check-in process. I got off my elevator and was looking for my room, and a staffer immediately asked me what room I was looking for and he... More

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FairmontNewportBeach, Online Marketing Manager at Fairmont Newport Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. I'm thrilled that you had such a nice time and found the staff so helpful. I can imagine what a nice surprise it was to receive a taste of the wine prior to your selection. Small touches like this can separate a good stay from a... More

San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is great very helpful and nice. The room is very clean and pretty. The property is beautiful. Valet only parking. Room has a fridge, dvd player, kuerig coffee maker. The pool area is set up like a true resort..even with wait staff. Over all reasonable prices. The only complaints id have os because its so close to the... More

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FairmontNewportBeach, Online Marketing Manager at Fairmont Newport Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about the hotel. I'm thrilled to hear you had such a nice stay and found the property beautiful. I look forward to sharing your kind words with the staff, I know they'll be thrilled to hear it. Sincerely, Lucas Schumacher lucas.schumacher@fairmont.com More

Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good clean hotel with an amazing breakfast buffet and a small but fun, friendly pool. Everything was good except the moth-bitten drapes in the room and the broken, dirty pull out sofa which looked like it was serving 1000s since the 70s. Due to the sensitive nature of my travel companion who had made the reservation, I did not complain... More

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FairmontNewportBeach, Online Marketing Manager at Fairmont Newport Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your recent stay with us. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed yourself overall in spite of a couple of challenges you experienced. I'm happy you were able to address some of your issues while on property and come to an appropriate resolution. Thanks again for your feedback and we hope to welcome you back in... More

Las Vegas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was an easy location to get to beach and freeways/tollways. Beautiful pool area with cabanas-available on a first come basis. Check bill to make sure they are all your charges and no one else's.

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FairmontNewportBeach, Online Marketing Manager at Fairmont Newport Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about the hotel. I'm pleased you enjoyed the hotel and found the location convenient. I look forward to sharing your comments with the staff and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Lucas Schumacher lucas.schumacher@fairmont.com More

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Additional Information about Fairmont Newport Beach

Address: 4500 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660 (Formerly Sutton Place Hotel)
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Fairmont Newport Beach 4*
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The Fairmont Newport Beach hotel in Southern California radiates a dramatic feel from both an architectural and design standpoint. Each and every aspect is designed to surround you in total 'O.C.' luxury. To complete the luxury hotel experience, the Fairmont Newport Beach hotel is thrilled to also offer its full-service urban Spa, Amadeus Spa & Salon. With more than 8,000 square feet of space, the Spa features eight decadent spa treatment rooms offering the finest in spa services and using only the finest in products and techniques. Prepare to be pampered like never before! Fairmont Newport Beach hotel welcomes you to the charm and allure of Southern California with its sun-drenched beaches, world-class shopping, and exciting nightlife! Fairmont Newport Beach hotel offers 440 luxury guest rooms, including 54 exquisite suites, most feature over-sized soaking tubs. Fairmont Newport Beach is also gaining favor as one of the most ideal locations for weddings. Of all the special moments of your life, there are very few that approach the importance of your wedding day. Having your wedding with us in beautiful Newport Beach means it will be filled with the class and elegance you've always dreamed of. All guests receive daily courtesy shuttle service to and from John Wayne Airport, Fashion Island, South Coast Plaza, The District and Balboa Island. For rental car information, please contact on-site Hertz Rent-a-Car. Fairmont Newport Beach offers wireless Internet access available in all of our meeting rooms, as well wireless high-speed Internet access in each guestroom. Year-round, guests can enjoy relaxing at the hotel's Palms Pool and Cabanas. The re-designed self-serviced Business Center accommodates the needs of its corporate guests. To best enjoy our Newport Beach, California hotel's amenities and the riches of Orange County, consider one of our many appealing packages available and maximize your visit to the OC. Complimentary "Green" Parking: Overnight guests who drive hybrid vehicles can enjoy free parking at the Fairmont Newport Beach. ... more   less 
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