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Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel

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orange county, california
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is right in the heart of Newport Beach. To the west you are steps away from the beach, and to the right you are steps away from the bay. The room was nice with a view of the ocean. They have chairs, towels and beach gear you can use. Good amenities and the people were very friendly.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bay Shores is a cute, quaint property on Balboa Blvd. The beach is literally across the street, and they'll loan you chairs, umbrellas, towels, etc. It's so nice to just grab your stuff and head across the street and not have to worry about parking or carrying your stuff really far. It's a cute place with great staff, and it's... More 

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed our community's laid back atmosphere and my hotel's vibe. Always happy to welcome back return guests so look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Vienna, VA
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64 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the facility is not a 5 start hotel (no restaurant, no spa, small rooms, basic bathrooms) the 5 star rating given by most reviewers is deserved because of the excellent customer service. We arrived at 1am and Bruce came out to help us find a parking spot, checked us in, helped us to the room, etc. The room was... More 

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Firstly thank you so much for coming to stay and secondly, thank you for highlighting why so many of our guests give us "Five Stars". While we may not have those amenities you referenced (spa, restaurant), each day my staff and I are proud to provide what we believe to be the most important amenity of all - wonderful service. More 

Plymouth, Minnesota
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

This hotel is perfect for just keeping your car parked and walking everywhere. Great park for kids next door, beach is very short walk, and many restaurants close by. The staff at the hotel are friendly and helpful.

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to stay and for telling others about your "fun vacation"! More 

Worksop, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

We visited Bay Shores 8 years ago so we're a little apprehensive as to wether it had stood the test of time. We needn't have worried, we arrived I booked and we were so well looked after. You are really made to feel valued. The rooms are clean and bright, the daily service and turn down was really welcome and... More 

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

So glad that you came back after eight years and that Bay Shores had stood the test of time. Sorry about that early start on the construction across the street; I'll have my Manager check out the site permit just to make sure that their eagerness to begin their day isn't counter to our City's desire to have our visitors... More 

Woodinville, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We just finished our second stay at the Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel in Newport Beach, California. We were looking for a place to stay that is near the beach, good restaurants and other local points of interest. The Bay Shores was perfect for all of these. Our room was clean and comfortable with an East Coast feel. I really recommend... More 

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming to stay for leaving us such a great review! I do hope that you will come to stay again; I can guarantee that the "helpful attitudes" and the "wonderful smell of freshly baked cookies" will be waiting to welcome you back! More 

Castle Rock, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

We stayed in the Bay Suite for a family vacation. There were three adults and three tweens. The location in Newport was just excellent...walk across the street and the beach awaits. Parking can be tricky but we found the staff ready to help us avoid ticket situations. Our suite (2 bedroom-2 bath) was perfectly suited for us. It was nicely... More 

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for mentioning our proximity to Disneyland and how uncrowded and clean you found Newport Beach. Great suggestion on the crockpot, I'll certainly consider that idea and for complimenting my "friendly & caring" staff. Hope we can host you again! More 

Tampa, Florida
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

This was our second stay and we were welcomed warmly by Warren, he makes you feel right at home. The rooms give you the feel of the beach, good size room including "frig" and small safe, comfortable beds, very clean and a great housekeeping staff. Rooftop is a great place to enjoy your continental breakfast in the morning. Parking can... More 

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

I love the rooftop for breakfast too - can't beat those views! Thank you for giving us that "Best in Newport" title to your review; until your return, we'll keep working hard to earn and deserve such accolades! More 

Burbank, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My wife and I stayed at this hotel over the Fourth of July weekend. We both have health issues and I was very concerned about several issues that I perceived as potentially problematic challenges that could spoil our visit: (1) parking, (2) transportation, (3) noise, (4) breakfast, (5) help with luggage, (6) bed too small, and other presumed disquieting situations.... More 

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

As the owner, nothing gives me greater pride than hearing a guest say "the excellent and talented staff addressed and solved every single one of my concerns". Thank you for coming to stay, we all look forward to your return visit and welcoming you with an encore performance. More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This is a very well located hotel with great service and attention to detail. The extras (free parking, beach towels and other body board and beach accessories) are really a great plus and offered very generously! The rooftop terrace is really lovely as well. You feel really relaxed and at home in this hotel. We would definitely recommend it to... More 

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

It's our pleasure to extend generous hospitality to our guests and to try to make their stays as enjoyable as possible. Thank you for leaving such a nice review and for recommending us to other travelers to Newport Beach! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Celebrating over thirty years under the same family ownership and operation, the Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel is the perfect place for tourists, business travelers and beach people who love to find value and quality in a small, B&B style environment. Only steps from America’s finest beaches on the "California Riviera", we are just 3 blocks from the historic Newport Pier including the shopping, fine dining and nightlife you would expect from the southern California beach scene. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel

Address: 1800 W Balboa Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4515
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
Price Range: $189 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Peninsula Bay Shores
Peninsula Newport Beach
Newport Beach Peninsula
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Newport Beach
#1 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
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