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Island Hotel Newport Beach

4.5 of 5 690 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Liberty Hill, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have stayed in Newport many times, mainly at the Marriott Suites. For our 30th anniversary we decided to splurge and stay in a corner suite at the Island. It was well worth the extra cost (really not that much). The view from the 17th floor was spectacular and the suite was spacious, and while a little dated it was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had no idea this was formerly a Four Seasons, so judging just by the name I thought we were going to a small, quaint little hotel. Boy, was I wrong! This property is very upscale, elegant and beautiful. Our room was large and elegantly appointed, with a beautiful view to the ocean. The bathtub was too small for my... More 

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GerardWidder, General Manager at Island Hotel Newport Beach, responded to this review

Dear "Mongolikescandy," So pleased to have exceeded your expectations and glad that you enjoyed the grandeur of our lobby and the addition of our new 'fire-pit.' It's been a fabulous place for our guests to go unwind. We surely wish you had an opportunity to dine with us. Oak Grill has received rave reviews and I am certain you would... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights at the beginning of January and had excellent service from start to finish. The children were welcomed with a baby dolphin soft toy, and on our first night the housekeeper left milk and cookies for them when she did turndown! Rooms are spacious and well equipped, with very comfortable beds. Staff were always quick to... More 

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GerardWidder, General Manager at Island Hotel Newport Beach, responded to this review

Dear "RJMackintosh," Looks like you truly enjoyed yourself and thank you for recognizing our attentive staff. We look forward to your return. By then I'll figure out what we can do to earn a '5 star' rating from you. We enjoy the challenge and will be ready! Gerard Widder More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the years I've stayed at this hotel numerous times for business and pleasure and have always had great experiences. The staff is always friendly, rooms are nicely furnished and of good size, and although not on the beach, the hotel is in a great area with relatively easy access to much of what Newport has to offer. I was... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a beautiful hotel to stay at in Newport Beach this is the place to go. The hotel is beautifully decorated and the rooms are amazing. Great pool and jacuzzi to hang out and relax away your worries. It's right across the street from fashion island, which is an outdoor mall, and there are tons of restaurants in... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This hotel property has a quiet elegance that is just the thing for a relaxing stay. My suite was spacious and well appointed, with first rate furnishings, art, and amenities. The staff was attentive and courteous. Food was well prepared and presented. Overall, I really liked the hotel and would stay again.

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Santa Ana, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

What a fantastic stay we had at The Island Hotel! From the moment I booked, to the day I checked out, their customer service was impeccable. I did quite a bit of research on various hotels in the Newport Beach, Laguna Beach & Huntington Beach area and I was very pleased to have chosen this hotel. You can walk everywhere... More 

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Windsor, Colorado
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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This hotel is excellent, everyone is helpful, polite, courteous. the property is not new, but in excellent shape. rooms were quiet, beds comfortable. used the workout room, large and machines were in great shape. we opted for the Island Club, a top floor lounge at $35 extra a day. Had breakfast, snacks during the day, and a happy hour with... More 

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I've been staying here off and on for the past two years while on business in the Newport Beach/Irvine area. The first couple of times I stayed here the experience was fine but nothing memorable and ended up switching to the Marriott across the street for the next few trips. I wanted to give the Island Hotel another try and... More 

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Munich, Germany
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17 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I have stayed a couple of times on business trips. Always thought it was a decent hotel, perhaps about to break into the luxury kind of league. Last trip there was a bit sobering. The room I had was a bit worn, the floor (4th) too close to what appears to be buzzing night life at the pool bar, the... More 

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Address: 690 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Island Hotel Newport Beach 4.5*
Number of rooms: 295
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Spa Hotel in Newport Beach
#5 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
#5 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach

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