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1221 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-5026
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#5 of 18 hotels in Newport Beach
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Balboa Bay Resort is Newport Beach’s only Forbes Four-Star, AAA Four-Diamond waterfront resort. The resort’s 159 guestrooms and suites offer casually elegant accommodations, alongside a wealth of amenities, including: pool cabanas; waterfront dining at A&O Kitchen+Bar; room service and fitness studio; water sport rentals; Drybar salon; a full-service spa; waterfront wedding ceremony lawn; and 20,000 square feet of meeting space.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle bus service
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Poolside bar
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Massage
Salon
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
VIP room facilities
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Iron
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Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Marina View
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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357natalie wrote a review Yesterday
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We absolutely love it here! Best place in Newport. We stay here every time we visit Newport. The rooms are beautiful, and the hotel is in walking distance to many restaurants however A&O on site has the best food hands down.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Jennifer B wrote a review Sep 2020
Austin, Texas, United States155 contributions43 helpful votes
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A fabulous experience from beginning to end, and I cannot wait to return. Isaiah at check in was fantastic; our room was sparkling clean + spacious; hygiene throughout the hotel was outstanding; the pool was refreshing; A&O Kitchen +Bar was lovely (ate there twice, and Johnny took excellent care of us both times). Thank you for running such a wonderful property. Everyone deserves to be commended for delivering a topnotch experience.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Responded Sep 27, 2020
Thank you Jennifer E for staying with us at the Balboa Bay Resort! We are so happy to hear that your stay exceeded expectations. We strive consistently to be sure that every customer has a "fabulous experience from beginning to end." We are grateful that you have such positive feedback about Isaiah and Johnny, and will be sure to celebrate them with the rest of the team. We truly are excited to welcome you back to the property in the near future to remake this experience!
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Suzanne H wrote a review May 10
Carlsbad, California34 contributions46 helpful votes
BBC is an amazing property; on the water, surrounded by huge yachts, a beautiful pool with bar, beach for kids, and located in the heart of Newport Beach. Close to fabulous shopping, gardens, and beaches.
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kheperah wrote a review May 9
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The room was great. I recommend the room with Bay view! Spa services were fantastic. Limited vegan options in the restaurant but what I did have was delicious. Close proximity to beach and shopping. Loved it here.
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BlakievanHemert wrote a review May 8
Santa Barbara, California449 contributions121 helpful votes
We opted for a 1BR Bay View Suite and it had 1900 square feet, a large living room and 1 1/2 baths with a "kitchen" area and more. It's almost too big for a couple, but we managed. It's quiet and serene and the bay docks were loaded with yachts, a few in front of our suite in the 60 mil range as shown in the above photo. All day dining is good enough. The employees all seemed to be service minded and friendly which speaks to management being of high quality.
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PRICE RANGE
$255 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaOrange CountyNewport Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
159
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Frequently Asked Questions about Balboa Bay Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Balboa Bay Resort?
Nearby attractions include Marina Park (0.7 miles), Environmental Nature Center (0.6 miles), and Seaside Gallery and Goods (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Balboa Bay Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Balboa Bay Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Balboa Bay Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Balboa Bay Resort?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Balboa Bay Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include SOL Mexican Cocina, Bluewater Grill, and The Cannery Seafood of the Pacific.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Balboa Bay Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Is Balboa Bay Resort located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 miles away from the center of Newport Beach.
Are any cleaning services offered at Balboa Bay Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Balboa Bay Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Balboa Bay Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.