We loved the Fairmont Hotel, arriving at the hotel close to midnight, we experienced a friendly check-in. When we were shown to the room we were amazed, what a great size, also offering a spacious balcony area and a lovely bathroom with a big tub separate from the shower. The bed was divine and after a long journey we slept like a log!
We had the buffet breakfast which had a splendid choice and all waiting staff were very friendly. On our first evening we decided to have room service and the food and wine were great again served by a friendly waiter.
The hotel itself is about 5 miles from the beach, but it offers complimentary travel allowing you to visit South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island and Balboa Island by bus.
We would like to visit Newport Beach again and see more of the surrounding area and we will make a point of staying at the Fairmont.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Duke Hotel Newport Beach in Southern California radiates a dramatic feel from both an architectural and design standpoint. Each and every aspect is designed to surround you in total 'O.C.' Luxury. To complete the luxury hotel experience, The Duke Hotel Newport Beach is thrilled to also offer its full-service urban Spa, TheSpa Sante. With more than 8,000 square feet of space, the Spa features eight decadent spa treatment rooms offering the finest in spa services and using only the finest in products and techniques. Prepare to be pampered like never before! The Duke Hotel Newport Beach welcomes you to the charm and allure of Southern California with its sun-drenched beaches, world-class shopping, and exciting nightlife! The Duke Hotel Newport Beach offers 440 luxury guest rooms, including 54 exquisite suites, most feature over-sized soaking tubs. The Duke Hotel Newport Beach is also gaining favor as one of the most ideal locations for weddings. Of all the special moments of your life, there are very few that approach the importance of your wedding day. Having your wedding with us in beautiful Newport Beach means it will be filled with the class and elegance you've always dreamed of. All guests receive daily courtesy shuttle service to and from John Wayne Airport, Fashion Island, South Coast Plaza, The District and Balboa Island. For rental car information, please contact on-site Hertz Rent-a-Car. The Duke Hotel Newport Beach offers wireless Internet access available in all of our meeting rooms, as well wireless high-speed Internet access in each guestroom. Year-round, guests can enjoy relaxing at the hotel's Palms Pool and Cabanas, reserve your private cabana today. The re-designed self-serviced Business Center accommodates the needs of its corporate guests. To best enjoy our Newport Beach, California hotel's amenities and the riches of Orange County, consider one of our many appealing packages available and maximize your visit to the OC. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Fairmont Newport Beach Hotel Newport Beach
- Newport Beach Fairmont