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Historic Orange County resort overlooks marina
With a stay at Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, you'll be on the waterfront and convenient to Hoag Hospital and Newport Pier.
This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Newport Harbor Nautical Museum and Balboa Fun Zone.
Make yourself at home in one of the 159 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and DVD players. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters. Rooms have private balconies. 42-inch LCD televisions with premium TV channels provide entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.
Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle that operates within 5 mi.
Grab a bite from a snack bar/deli, or stay in and take advantage of the resort's 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge during limited hours, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
At your hotel
At your hotel
There’s no better way to experience life and style that’s perfectly balanced than at the Balboa Bay Resort – a full-service, waterfront property in Newport Beach. For those seeking the quintessential Southern California lifestyle experience, this destination offers deluxe spa facilities, plush accommodations with balconies in every room, and gourmet-dining.
The resort is close to scenic beaches and world-class shopping. Plus, our sophisticated and personalized staff is dedicated to making sure you receive more than you imagined. From the stunning bay views, to the upscale amenities, to the beautifully decorated rooms and suites, your experience will be truly unforgettable and one you’ll soon want to relive. If you’re ready to be pampered SoCal-style, the Balboa Bay Resort staff is ready to show you to your room.
The Balboa Bay Resort provides many unique venues and beautiful landscapes, including a 7,000 square foot Grand Ballroom, blissful private bayside lawn, expansive outdoor terrace, and many well-appointed meeting rooms, all attended to by a 5-star trained staff. Your event is an experience that should both impress and leave a lasting impression. The Balboa Bay Resort delivers that experience to make sure your meeting, wedding, or special event reaches a new level of luxury and a perfect balance of life and style.
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Year Built 2003
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- Snack bar/deli
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Fireplace in lobby
- Spa services on site
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Marina on site
- Outdoor pool
- Spa tub
- Full-service spa
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Steam room
- Health club
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Conference space
- Business center
- Meeting rooms
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Total number of rooms - 159
- Number of floors - 3
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Hair salon
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Designated smoking areas
- Luggage storage
- Concierge services
- Laundry facilities
- Free parking nearby
- Self parking (surcharge)
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access (12.95 USD per 24 hours surcharge), Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Park your car
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), Free parking nearby
In your room
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Cable TV service
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Down comforter
- LCD TV
- Deep soaking bathtub
- Video-game console
- Private bathroom
- Premium TV channels
- DVD player
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Room service (24 hours)
- Air conditioning
- Complimentary newspaper
- Climate control
- Coffee/tea maker
- Hair dryer
- Complimentary toiletries
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Pillowtop mattress
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
Eat and drink
Waterline Newport Beach - the resort’s signature restaurant features fresh seafood. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Blend™ - Italian-inspired coffee shop features freshly-brewed coffee and gourmet beverages and light fare. Open daily from 6 AM – 7 PM.
Coconut Grove - Poolside dining on the courtyard patio surrounding the outdoor pool.
The resort sits on 15 waterfront acres, encompassing a private marina on Balboa Bay. The marina is reserved for club members, but resort guests can charter yachts and small electric boats, and arrange fishing trips through the concierge. The hotel also offers complimentary shuttle service to a sandy beach a mile away.
The outdoor heated pool in the main building's courtyard is surrounded by cushioned lounge chairs. A small, artificial beach on site is available for club members only, and is only for sunning. The resort has two fitness centers: the smaller, complimentary center in the main building offers towels and TVs, a pair of treadmills and several pieces of Paramount strength-training equipment; the fitness facilities in the spa are available for a fee.
The 17,000-square-foot spa contains women's and men's locker rooms, each with a living room with a fireplace, comfortable couches and chairs, leather ottomans, and showers stocked with spa products. The spa provides a steam room, dry sauna, spa tub, and nine rooms for massage, skin-care, and beauty treatments. A pro shop with resort wear and work-out clothes is located next to the spa.
Several golf courses are nearby, including Strawberry Farms Golf Club, Aliso Viejo Golf Club, and Pelican Hill Golf Club, with two courses designed by Tom Fazio.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Sailing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Motor boating on site
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
- Number of treatment rooms 9
- Couples treatment rooms
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
The fine print for Balboa Bay Resort
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
How you can pay
Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 50
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Resort fee: USD 22.60 per accommodation, per night
- Fitness center access
- Business center/computer access
- Internet access (may be limited)
- Phone calls (may be limited)
- In-room coffee
- In-room bottled water
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.95 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Airport shuttle fee: USD 20.00
- Self parking fee: USD 18.00 per night
- Valet parking fee: USD 28 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 100.00 per room, per stay (maximum USD 100.00 per stay)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per night
We should mention
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.