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Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Courtyard Area
Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Courtyard Area
Standard Double Room, 2 Double Beds
Standard Room, 1 King Bed
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 Newport Bay Hospital and Newport Pier.
This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Hoag Hospital and Newport Harbor Nautical Museum.
Make yourself at home in one of the 160 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and DVD players. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters. Rooms have private balconies where you can take in city and pool views. 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 makeup/shaving mirrors.
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 audiovisual equipment. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and a ballroom. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge during limited hours, and parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
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 on-street parking
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Year Built 2003
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- Technology support staff
- Snack bar/deli
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Spa services on site
- Fireplace in lobby
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Marina on site
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Spa tub
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Steam room
- Full-service health spa
- Technology helpdesk
- Health club
- Room service (24 hours)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Parking (surcharge)
- Secure parking
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Event catering
- Exhibit space
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Banquet facilities
- Business center
- Audiovisual equipment
- Secretarial services
- Business services
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Total number of rooms - 160
- Multilingual staff
- Express check-out
- Security guard
- Express check-in
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 3
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Hair salon
- Tour assistance
- Beauty services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Video library
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Luggage storage
- Parking limited (surcharge)
- Concierge services
- Laundry facilities
Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge), Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi, Free wired high-speed Internet
Parking (surcharge), Secure parking, Self parking (surcharge), Free on-street parking, Valet parking (surcharge), Parking limited (surcharge)
- Room Amenities
- Private bathroom
- Bathroom phone
- Video-game console
- Cable TV service
- Deep soaking bathtub
- Connecting / adjoining rooms available
- LCD TV
- City view
- Mountain view
- Courtyard view
- Pool view
- Cordless phone
- Turndown service (on request)
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Down comforter
- Premium TV channels
- DVD player
- Pay movies
- CD player
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Climate control
- Complimentary newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Multi-line phone
- Voice mail
- Coffee/tea maker
- Wake-up calls
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Extra towels/bedding in room
- Makeup/shaving mirror
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Bathroom scale
- Iron/ironing board
- Window opens
- Clock radio
- Daily housekeeping
- Electronic check-out
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- Pillowtop mattress
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
The First Cabin - Airy dining room with a wall of windows offering views of boats in the marina and bay. Inspired California cuisine. Alfresco dining on the covered outdoor patio, which has teak furniture. Menu items include Dungeness Crab and San Francisco Bay Shrimp Salad at lunchtime and Châteaubriand and Macadamia Nut-Crusted Mahi Mahi at dinner. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.
Duke's Place - Actor John Wayne was a former Balboa Bay Club Governor, and this namesake lounge overlooking the bay and marina contains a piano, dance floor, and black-and-white photos of Wayne. Live jazz nightly. Outdoor seating is available. Open for light fare and drinks daily from early afternoon through evening.
Library Lounge - Cocktails, snacks, and afternoon tea are available in this low-key library with a fireplace, books, and comfortable seating areas.
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
- Sailing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Rowing or canoeing nearby
- Whale-watching nearby
- Tennis nearby
- Racquetball/squash nearby
- Running track/path nearby
- Yoga classes/instruction nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Fishing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Motor boating on site
- Swimming 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
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Pets allowed, Pet policy - dogs only, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 50
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 charged at hotel/condo
- Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
Hotel resort fee inclusions (may be listed elsewhere in this description as complimentary or available for a surcharge):
- Resort fee: USD 20.00 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Fitness center access
- Business center/computer access
- Internet access (may be limited)
- Phone calls (may be limited)
- In-room coffee
- In-room bottled water
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- 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 day
- Valet parking fee: USD 28 per day (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
- Additional Details
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.