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Carmichael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stay all over the country at five star hotels such as the St. Regis, and Park Hyatt. The Balboa Bay Resort is as good as either of those properties. The room was gorgeous with water and wine. We ate in the dining room on the deck for breakfast. Looking at the bay and the big boats... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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48 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I get to this hotel at least once per year and it keeps improving every time. We always get their around noon on Friday and hope for early check in .This time our room was not ready ,so we asked for any room with a bay front view that was ready.We were given a just remodeled room... More 

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Fallbrook, California
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a bay front room on the third floor, it was perfect !! Rooms have recently been remodeled and are very large. The rooms and resort are immaculate.... We just sat out on our private patio and watched the mega yachts traversing the bay, it was sooo relaxing...I would ask for a room not near the pool, a bit... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear miligold1, Thank you for choosing to stay at Balboa Bay Resort. We are thrilled that you loved our newly refreshed guest rooms, enjoying the magnificent views and atmosphere of tranquility, along with our superb restaurants. We appreciate the excellent rating you have awarded us and hope to welcome you back to Balboa Bay soon for another relaxing getaway filled... More 

Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property's relatively small for a 'resort', but it's in a nice location; quiet, but easy access to the rest of Newport Beach and Balboa. Very comfortable, spacious, nicely-decorated rooms with all the amenities. Ours was their most basic room with 2 queens, but it more than met our needs. There's a mini-fridge and a Keurig coffee maker, a spacious... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear travelinpdxgirl, Thank you for choosing to stay at Balboa Bay Resort. We are pleased that you appreciated our exclusive waterfront location, as well as the comfortable luxury of our guest rooms and our deluxe amenities. We appreciate the feedback you have given us and hope to welcome you back to Balboa Bay in the future for a stay that... More 

Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First things first. Becca at the front desk is AMAZING. The rooms are all you would expect from this rating, the dining (both here and in the vicinity) is awesome, the staff caters to your needs and actually genuinely seems to care about your experience. Superbly maintained, smaller but far better than the larger Resort options around - the location... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear rjmcali, Thank you for choosing Balboa Bay Resort and for taking the time to share your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the comfortable luxury of our newly refreshed guest rooms, the exemplary dining at our resort, and our ideal coastal location. Additionally, we are thrilled that you enjoyed the warm and genuine hospitality provided by our staff,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a girls trip with my friends of 25 years. After checking us in, Brianna sent up a bottle of champagne and strawberries with a personalized card. We were touched! The pool service was great, too. The only negative was the clientele in the restaurant and bar area. Very entitled people with negative vibes all around. It didn't... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Christina C, Thank you for choosing to celebrate your girls trip at Balboa Bay Resort. It was our pleasure to welcome you and we're delighted that you enjoyed the personalized service provided by our team of dedicated staff members. We'll be sure to share your comments with Brianna and Paul, who will both be delighted to know how much... More 

Christchurch
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22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights at the end of a busy US holiday for a final wind down before heading home and this was the perfect place to do it. The complex is very up to date with great facilities, wonderful pool area, great bar and a super location overlooking the bay, relaxing over a few drinks at the bar watching the... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear DavidCChristchurch, We're so happy that you chose to stay at Balboa Bay Resort. It's wonderful to know that you found our resort to be the perfect place to end your vacation. Thank you for sharing your review, telling of how much you enjoyed our spectacular location, luxurious amenities, and the friendly hospitality of our staff. We appreciate the excellent... More 

Milan, Italy
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21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This resort is really beautiful - large room, large bathroom (with bath and shower), coffee machine, balcony, frette towels, very clean and new. The gym is nice but not large and with a limited number of machines (expecially for body building). The pool is nice and it is heated. Things to be improved - i think that 25 dollars per... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Veronica V, Thank you for choosing to stay at Balboa Bay Resort. We're so pleased that you enjoyed the beauty of our resort, along with the luxury of our newly refreshed guest rooms and our deluxe amenities. It was a pleasure to have you as a guest and we hope to welcome you back to Balboa Bay soon for... More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here 3 nights in July. We booked a bed and breakfast package which I would highly recommend, as the breakfast in the Waterline restaurant was excellent and a wonderful start to the day, overlooking the marina and watching the yachts go by. also valet parking is included in the package. Our room was newly renovated and was very... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear joanne153, Thank you for choosing to vacation at Balboa Bay Resort. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the luxury of our newly refreshed guest rooms, as well as our deluxe amenities and the fabulous breakfast served in our waterfront restaurant, Waterline. We truly appreciate your high recommendation and the excellent rating you have awarded us. We look forward to... More 

Sevres. France
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75 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I stayed one night at the Balboa Bay Resort and it was a wonderful experience. The staff from the front desk, to the restaurant staff were all very attentive. The rooms are beautiful, and the beds are very comfortable. Everything you need for a relaxing, pampered hotel experience.

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tessa K, Thank you for choosing to stay at Balboa Bay Resort. It's a joy to know that you had such a wonderful stay with us, enjoying the attentive service provided by our staff and the luxury of our recently refreshed guest rooms. We hope to welcome you back to Balboa Bay soon for another delightful stay. Warmest Regards,... More 

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Waterline
Waterline
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience life and style that's perfectly balanced at the Balboa Bay Resort. A boutique ambiance combined with plush accommodations, sophisticated and personalized service, gourmet dining and unparallel location close to scenic beaches, nearby world-class shopping, restaurants and award winning designed golf courses make it the perfect destination for those seeking the quintessential Southern California lifestyle experience. Whether you're planning a romantic weekend getaway, a large-scale business function, or the wedding of your dreams, the Balboa Bay Resort offers unparalleled services and amenities to suit a variety of needs. Located on 15 waterfront acres in the heart of Newport Beach, halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, the four-diamond property sprawls along the bay like a meandering Mediterranean villa. **Please note that starting Friday, November 6 through Thursday, January 7, 2016, the resort will begin a very exciting and highly anticipated guest room enhancement project. Each guest room will be updated with fresh, modern and contemporary furnishings including carpet, wall coverings, furniture and fixtures, along with a select number of rooms which will receive reconfigured bathrooms. We anticipate the noise level to be slightly higher than normal during the hours of 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Please be assured that your guest room will be far removed from the area of work so you can fully enjoy your time with us and delight in a quintessential Southern California lifestyle experience.** ... more   less 

Additional Information about Balboa Bay Resort

Address: 1221 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-5026
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
Price Range: $269 - $566 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Balboa Bay Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 159
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Also Known As:
The Balboa Bay Club And Resort
The Balboa Bay Club Hotel Newport Beach
The Balboa Bay Hotel
The Balboa Bay Resort
Balboa Bay Club
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Luxury Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Spa Hotel in Newport Beach
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