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Free beach shuttle, motor boating
Free beach shuttle, motor boating
Outdoor pool, open 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, cabanas (surcharge)
Outdoor pool, open 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, cabanas (surcharge)
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Balboa Bay Resort

4.5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHoag Hospital4 min drive
    Popular LocationNewport Pier4 min drive
    Popular LocationEdgewater7 min drive
    AirportOrange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne)11 min drive

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  • Newport Room, 2 Queen Beds

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsNewport Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Bay view Room, 2 Queen Beds ADA Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsBay view Room, 2 Queen Beds ADA Accessible
  • Courtyard Room, 2 Double Beds

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsCourtyard Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Courtyard Room, 2 Queen Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsCourtyard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Bay view Room, 1 King Bed ADA Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsBay view Room, 1 King Bed ADA Accessible
  • One Bedroom Standard Suite ADA Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 900 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsOne Bedroom Standard Suite ADA Accessible
  • Newport Room, 2 Double Beds

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsNewport Room, 2 Double Beds
  • One Bedroom Governors Suite

    Room amenities

    • 1700 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsOne Bedroom Governors Suite
  • One Bedroom Bay view Suite

    Room amenities

    • 1100 sq ft
    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsOne Bedroom Bay view Suite
  • Two Bedroom Presidential Suite

    Room amenities

    • 3000 sq ft
    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsTwo Bedroom Presidential Suite
  • Newport Room, 1 King Bed

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsNewport Room, 1 King Bed
  • Newport Room, 1 King Bed, ADA Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsNewport Room, 1 King Bed, ADA Accessible
  • Newport Room, 1 Queen Bed

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsNewport Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Courtyard Room, 1 King Bed

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsCourtyard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Bay view Room, 1 King Bed

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsBay view Room, 1 King Bed
  • Bay view Room, 2 Queen Beds

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsBay view Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • One Bedroom Standard Suite

    Room amenities

    • 900 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsOne Bedroom Standard Suite
  • One Bedroom Courtyard Suite

    Room amenities

    • 900 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsOne Bedroom Courtyard Suite

About this area

Newport Beach

Located in Newport Beach, Balboa Bay Resort is in the business district and on the waterfront. Newport Pier and Balboa Pier are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Fashion Island and South Coast Plaza. Don't miss out on a visit to Disneyland®. Windsurfing, sailing, and surfing/boogie boarding offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hoag Hospital - 4 min drive
  • Newport Pier - 4 min drive
  • Newport Dune - 5 min drive
  • Balboa Beach - 5 min drive
  • Edgewater - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Tustin Station - 18 min drive
  • AirportJohn Wayne Airport (SNA) - 11 min drive

Restaurants

  • Anchors and Oceans — 1 min walk
  • Blend — 1 min walk
  • Pizzeria Mozza — 3 min walk
  • Rusty Pelican — 13 min walk
  • Billy's at the Beach — 13 min walk

About this property

Balboa Bay Resort

4.5-star luxury resort near Hoag Hospital
Along with a marina, this smoke-free resort has a full-service spa and a restaurant. Free WiFi in public areas and a free beach shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. All 159 rooms offer thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, as well as comforts such as pillowtop beds and premium bedding. Free WiFi and balconies are standard, as are LCD TVs with cable channels. Change of towels is available on request.
Balboa Bay Resort offers 159 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.

This Newport Beach resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Hypo-allergenic bedding, change of towels, and change of bedsheets can be requested.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, Balboa Bay Spa. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 32 per night)
  • Valet parking on site (USD 38 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Extended parking on site (USD 37 per night)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Area shuttle
  • Free beach shuttle

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 6:00 AM–11 AM: USD 6-22 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Motor boating
  • Motorized watercraft
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Water sports equipment
  • Wedding services
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Change of bedsheets (on request)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • 14 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (13000 square feet)

Outdoors

  • Firepit
  • Garden
  • Marina onsite
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Spa

  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Down comforter
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Mini-fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Mobile key entry
  • Phone
  • Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 150 per accommodation, per stay (maximum USD 100.00 per stay)
Dogs only
1 per room (up to 35 lbs)
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 35 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Shuttle service
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room coffee

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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 22 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 50 per room (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: USD 32 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 38 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Extended parking fee: USD 37 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay (maximum USD 100.00 per stay)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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
Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
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
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Balboa Bay
Balboa Bay Newport Beach
Balboa Bay Resort
Balboa Bay Resort Newport Beach
Balboa Resort
Balboa Bay Club
The Balboa Bay Club And Resort
The Balboa Bay Club Hotel Newport Beach
The Balboa Bay Hotel
The Balboa Bay Resort
Balboa Bay Resort Resort
Balboa Bay Resort Newport Beach
Balboa Bay Resort Resort Newport Beach

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Balboa Bay Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Balboa Bay Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Balboa Bay Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Balboa Bay Resort?
As of Jan 16, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Balboa Bay Resort on Jan 18, 2021 start from CA $302, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Balboa Bay Resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 8:00 AM–7:00 PM.
Is Balboa Bay Resort pet-friendly?
Yes, this property allows dogs (limit 1 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 35 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 150 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Balboa Bay Resort?
Self parking is available for USD 32 per night. Valet parking is available for USD 38 per night. Extended parking is available for USD 37 per night.
What time is check-in at Balboa Bay Resort?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM - midnight.
What time is check-out at Balboa Bay Resort?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Does Balboa Bay Resort provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of USD 50 per room, one-way, applies.
Where is Balboa Bay Resort located?
Situated on the waterfront, this luxury resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Newport Pier, Balboa Pier, and Fashion Island. University of California-Irvine and Huntington Beach Pier are also within 6 mi (10 km).
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Rating 5 - Excellent. 625 out of 997 reviews
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4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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Everything is very good I stay in your room 213 the room need to be treat with disinfection of bugs. Room a very clean but I killed 2roaches. Thank you very much and I’m sorry if you don’t like to hear the truth
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
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All room pictures are almost sane Very hard to understand what type of room you getting. Decided to get simple one to book. And even they had too many rooms available at that moment but I didn’t get complimentary upgrade :(( It shows $80 more but i got for $90.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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It was great! Friendly staff and very clean and accommodating
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

3/5 Okay

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Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Clean, beautiful location, staff very attentive. Couldn't really use amenities due to Covid, but looked lovely!
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

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