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Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

In my review searching of hotels on Tripadvisor it is almost a phenomenon to come across a hotel with 95% "Excellent" reviews. Surely, they must be fake or the hotel has cash in the room for you, but honestly this was a great bed and breakfast with a super awesome location. I can honestly say I would not rate it... More 

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

Thank you for your extensive review; I know potential guests will find your attention to all of our amenities really useful. Thank you for saying that all the staff were awesome; they will certainly appreciate the comments as they take real pride in their work. Looking forward to hosting you again. More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I am so very excited to be coming for another visit over Thanksgiving. This is positively my favorite place to stay in Newport Beach (8th or 9th time I believe). Wonderful staff, rooms are very well taken care of, fresh baked cookies in the afternoon and a great breakfast (also free). We just can't get enough of the beach, shops... More 

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

It really does sound like you'll be 'home for the holidays'! We so look forward to having the pleasure of hosting you again at this special time. Travel safely on your way to us! More 

barcelona
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32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I stayed at the hotel one night. It is right on the beach and the beach is wonderful. It is quiet, relaxed and very friendly. All extras are free including parking. Free freshly baked cookies in the lounge after 15.00 hours. My only reserve is that the rooms are not large. Perfectly adequate for me on my own but maybe... More 

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

Thank you for coming to our Country and for making Bay Shores part of your journey. I really appreciate your review and for mentioning so many of our amenities. We'd love to have the pleasure of your company if you return this way again, safe travels for the rest of your vacation. More 

San Diego, California
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I booked this hotel after reading other reviews and it lived up to the expectations. Very helpful & friendly staff, clean & well appointed rooms, excellent location to the beach and restaurants, free beach chairs & toys, free breakfast, free parking and best of all is the wonderful customer service (greeting card on bed, turn down at night & ohhh... More 

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

On behalf of all independent hotel owners everywhere, thank you for being our treasured guest and for choosing the unique experience only a boutique hotel can provide. I so appreciate you taking the time to write your review, I hope you come up the Coast to stay with us again soon. More 

Leicester, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

As with other reviewers we had a great stay at the hotel, and after having stayed at a 4 Diamond hotel in San Diego before our visit here were a bit apprehensive. Location is excellent - across the beach and bay. Free car parking. Staff were very attentive and helpful. Great buffet breakfast to start the day and we took... More 

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

On behalf of all the employees, thank you for coming to stay and for posting your review. I really appreciate you mentioning the hotel's proximity to both the bay and the beach and for commenting on the staff. Location and service are the stock in trade at Bay Shores and I am so glad that you found both to your... More 

Southern California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Well to start with we really enjoyed staying at the Bay Shores Peninsula hotel. Others have said so many good things so it’s hard to come up with something different. One of the most important things to understand is what you’re looking for in a place to stay. Do you want a spa – resort experience with waiter’s pool side... More 

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

In all my years as a hotel owner, I don't think we have ever received such an extensive review!! Thank you so much for taking the time (and it must have taken a lot of time!) to provide future guests with such a comprehensive description of your recent experience. From the rooftop to the parking lot you covered it all... More 

Spokane, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I stayed at the hotel with my wife for our honeymoon almost a year ago. We loved the place soooooo much that we still visit their website and see the pictures. The location was great, you can just walk to the beach. The staff is great and the breakfast is yummie. They also give out boards to use for surfing... More 

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

We are so touched that we are part of some of your very special and happy memories! To see new photos, you can also stay in touch with us on Facebook; we'd love to have the pleasure of your company there too. Looking forward to being part of your future happiness! More 

Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

My wife and i tried another "little inn" in Newport Beach 1 time and then we came across Bayshores while riding our bikes around. The staff was so greatful to show us a room, and thats all it took, we've been staying there for the last 4 years. Location is awesome, staff is awesome, friendly and very helpful. Great "FREE"... More 

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

Dear Bill & Julie: thank you for taking the time to write and for being one of our highly valued and appreciated return guests. Like you, I just love our rooftop lounge so thank you for recommending that to others and for passing on the room tips to other travelers. More 

Chatsworth, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

The location is great, accommodations are great, room was clean quiet and very comfortable. We came here based off of other reviews and were not disappointed, the price here was very reasonable for Newport. We usually go to Newport a couple of times a year and we will definitely stay here again.

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Thank MichGal32
Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

So glad you had a great stay and that when you come back you're planning on being our guests again. Thank you for taking the time to let other folks know about us and for being so complimentary. More 

Greenville
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Always a great stay. I grew up in Newport, also. I see other natives have left reviews. In fact, it feels like home away from home. The staff is unfailingly superior. The rooms are very clean. Breakfast is great and healthy. The roof is perfect for a glass of wine to end the day. Walking to great restaurants is easy.... More 

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

I'm sorry we can't accommodate Gladys too; I know that Gus my Weimaraner, who also has to sadly stay home, would love her company - I can just see their opposite sizing complimenting each other perfectly! Thank you so much for your lovely comments and tips for our future guests. 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: $196 - $322 (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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