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Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This was an amazing hotel, could not have asked for more. The staff were incredible and did everything to make our stay perfect. There were lots and lots of little things that made this stay so special such as the beautiful roof top terrace where on one side you could see the harbour and the other side beach. The hotel... More 

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

Thank you for providing our first review of 2014 - Happy New Year to you all in the UK! We very much appreciate you coming so far and staying with us and for describing us as "amazing" ! I hope you had a safe return journey home; when you're ready to come back, the sun, the sand and the cookies... More 

Arcadia, California
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18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

I needed to find a room near Hoag Hospital for a business meeting the following day. I usually stay at the Holiday Inn Express on Coast Highway, but they didn't have any rooms available on such short notice. Based on the glowing reviews I saw on TripAdvisor, I decided to give Bay Shores a try. The location can't be beat,... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such an expansive review - the comments of seasoned travelers such as yourself are always most welcome. I appreciate your observations on decor and space - we do bill ourselves as "small, friendly and with a vintage vibe", - but apologize for the non operative hairdryer which isn't part of our vibe... More 

Canberra, Australia
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

This place was a wonderful place to stay. The staff are so friendly and helpful that we felt at home immediately. Rooms are lovely, cookies add the final touch. Wireless internet was great. We had all our questions answered with lots of recommendations for things to do. We could easily have stayed a week.

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

Thank you for your review - I'm so glad that we could make you feel right at home! Looking forward to you coming for a whole week next time; the cookies will be waiting! More 

Upland, California
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31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

My wife celebrated her 60th birthday on the 16th of Dec, so we decided to stay at the Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel and go on a boat tour at night. The Hotel is located a very short walk from the beach and has 3 floors. We stayed on the second floor. The room was very cozy, just the right size... More 

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

Firstly, congratulations to your wife on her 60th birthday and thank you for coming to spend such a special event with us! I appreciate you mentioning little details like water pressure, cleanliness and bed comfort to your fellow travelers because those things can make all difference between a good stay, and a great stay. We of course aim to make... More 

Richfield, Utah
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

This is the perfect hotel for a family vacation. They have everything you need to enjoy the beach, chairs, towels, and even toys for the kids. It's a little pricy, but well worth it. I love the fresh bagels in the morning and cookies every afternoon. The staff is so accommodating, and all the rooms are clean and fresh. It's... More 

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

Thank you for coming to stay with us and for taking the time to write such a nice review. I'm so glad that you found everything to your liking and that your children were able to enjoy the beach toys. I'll share your sentiments with my staff; they will be thrilled that you noticed their high level of service. Come... More 

london
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81 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Stayed here for 5 nights and enjoyed every minute. Rooms are very clean and fresh with everything you need and are cleaned every day. They have a breakfast room where you help yourself . The hotel is very close to the beach on one side and the harbour on the other. There are bars and restaurants within a short walk... More 

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

We're all so glad you had a wonderful time during your recent stay with us. Thank you for mentioning the amenities you enjoyed (boogie boards, roof top lounge etc) so that other visitors can enjoy them too. I hope you had a safe journey home and very much look forward to you coming back to see us one day soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

The Bay Shores Peninsula is a fantastic boutique hotel based in a perfect place to enjoy the beach or explore Newport. The room is comfy and has everything you could want and the breakfast ensures you are fully fed for the day ahead. The thing that really stands out most of all though is the friendliness of the stay and... More 

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

Thank you for reviewing the Bay Shores Peninsula as providing "everything you could want"! We are just delighted to have made your stay a delight and hope that the next time you cross the Atlantic, you'll give us the opportunity to welcome you again. More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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36 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

My Husband and I love to travel and when we get fantastic customer service we love to tell about it! The Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel far surpassed our expectations. We found it on line and booked it due to its close proximity to the beach. We were overwhelmed by the customer service! Warren made us feel right at home as... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review. I am so glad that you were able to come and stay with us so we could extend the Bay Shores signature hospitality to you. I too look forward to you coming back ...the fresh baked cookies will be waiting! More 

Lancs
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Stayed in So Cal in various locations for 2 weeks and this was undoubtably the best by a mile! Welcoming staff, beautiful room, lovely breakfast, parking taken care of, the loan of beach equip if required, rooftop terrace, cookies to die for..... we extended our stay by an extra night and Warren and the team could not have made us... More 

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

Thank you for your review and for coming all the way from Lancashire to visit us - one of my favorite counties in England! I am so glad that we were able to extend the same hospitality to you that I have experienced when I've been in your part of the world. Come again soon - and when you do,... More 

Alberta, Canada
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Stayed here for a few days early November. Location is awesome, staff are all very nice. We stayed in the Bay Suite, 2 bdr, 2 bath. We liked it for the space, private terrace, fireplace for chilly evenings. Did not use the kitchen except for the fridge, there is no dishwasher if that matters to you. The rooms are older,... More 

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

Glad you enjoyed your stay in The Bay Suite; when I have the whole gang down, that's where we stay as a family too - we love the fireplace as well! I appreciate your observations about some of the hotel appointments being a little bit older, your recognition of the friendliness of the staff and the cleanliness of the property.... More 

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Amenities

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  • 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 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
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