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“Great location near Fashion Island” 4 of 5 stars
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Island Hotel Newport Beach
4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   690 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660   |  
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Ranked #8 of 17 hotels in Newport Beach
Atlanta
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55 reviews 55 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great location near Fashion Island”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

I've stayed in the hotel many times while it was a Four Seasons property and it remains well managed. Excellent location near Fashion Island. There is a new PIMCO building being constructed next door but we didn't find it more noisy than usual.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Excellent rooms and service. Attended a luncheon and food was wonderful. The staff was courteous and went out of their way to be helpful. I left a $300 pair of headphones in the room and they Fedex them to me. I will definitely stay here again.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

i loved this place , the check in is very quick , the service is wonderfull and so are the staff
i loved the rooms , very spacious . the location is also perfect right next to the fashion island strip
i would defnitly go back again

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Stayed in this hotel 2 nights on business. Good sleeping, clean, generally helpful staff.
Decoration a little outdated.
Shower could have higher pressure.
Generally ok - have not tried other hotels in the area, so can not compare.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Channel Islands National Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Spent this past weekend at The Islan – Newport Beach (the lights on the lit sign on top of the building facing Fashion Island has a lot of letters in the dark, so it reads "The Islan Newport Beach," looks tacky) for the second time and awesome service was the order of the weekend. Bellman, Doormen, Engineers, etc… all running to open a door for you, dropping what they were doing and wishing you a good day.

There was a previous poster who made a big deal about parking. It’s clear as day down below – 2 hour max Monday through Friday from 9am till 6pm. So, obviously, parking is free down on the street below after 6pm and all weekend long.

There are no vending machines, this is correct. This is a 5 Diamond hotel, you have a mini bar and you call room service when you need ice or some water.

Bed was super comfortable and the linens were crisp and clean. Bose system is an awesome touch, both radio and TV. Good water pressure in the shower and the sounds of the construction next door minimal.

Do yourself a favor and visit this awesome hotel, they run a top-notch operation.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

i enoyed very much the suite room at the hotel. Very clean ,comfortable and great attention to detalis. Loved the view and peaceful atmosphere. The hotel location is great for shopping and to walk to great restaurants and movie theater.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Beautiful hotel, great service.
When I arrived I was given a room on the third or fourth floor that looked out over the parking garage roof. I immediately called The front desk and they immediately sent someone up with the key to a room on the eighth floor. Great service! Also every time I needed a cab or had a question the front desk was perfect.
If you like beautiful cars...just hang out in front with the valet. Ferrari, Rolls Royce, Bentley, Lamborghini one after another!

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Island Hotel Newport Beach

Address: 690 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Spa Hotel in Newport Beach
#5 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
#5 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Island Hotel Newport Beach 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the heart of Newport Beach in sun-kissed Southern California, Island Hotel Newport Beach is the center of coastal luxury. Offering breathtaking city and harbor views, Island Hotel features 292 guestrooms and suites, Island Club atop the 20th floor, more than 23,000 square feet of event space, the largest ballroom in Newport Beach, a full-service spa, fitness center and resort-style pool. Island Hotel is home to the new Oak Grill, a true Newport Beach original featuring California cuisine with influences from around the globe and a specifically curated wine, beer and spirits program. Guests may dine al fresco on the restaurant's wooden deck or lounge fireside. For entertainment, Aqua Lounge is the new place to play in Newport Beach. With tableside mixology, craft cocktails and vibrant DJs the lounge is always fun, flirtatious and engaging. A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, guests at Island Hotel are invited to enjoy a variety of Preferred Hotel Group branded programs, including the iPrefer loyalty program. ... more   less 
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