Stayed here recently for a wedding. The grounds / common areas are very nice, the wedding and catering piece were fantastic.
Pool was nice with a decent poolside menu. The staff were mainly friendly and the rooms themselves are nice as well as clean. We got a very favorable nightly rate although I don't know if that was because of our involvement with the wedding, the fact that it was California in July, or whether their rates are always reasonable. In relation to the nightly rate we paid, I thought the hotel was just great.
One thing i did not care for, which is a pet peeve of mine, is that they charge 10 bucks to use the internet in the room, yet it is free if you schlep your lap top down to the lobby. Similarly, we called the front desk to ask them a question, and they ended up connecting us to a local business in the area. When we checked out, we were told that there was a $1.50 charge for this local call. When I am away, especially on a non-business trip, there is nothing I hate more than being "nickel and dimed," which was the exact feeling I got from both the internet charges and the $1.50 charge for
being connected on a basic local call.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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, TheSpa Sante. 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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