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Balboa Bay Resort

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“duffy boat”(10 reviews)
“private beach”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
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4.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

The moment one pulls up to the Balboa Bay Resort the feeling of being in for a remarkable experience is apparent. From check-in to departure the staff tends to every need. The bar and dining offer open air options with incredible views of the bay....More

Thank Brian B
Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 14 October 2016

Dear Brian B, Thank you for choosing Balboa Bay Resort as your destination in Newport Beach. We're so pleased that you had such an outstanding stay at our resort, enjoying the gorgeous bay views, our array of deluxe amenities, and the gracious hospitality of our...More

Reviewed 12 October 2016

There are many " resorts" in OC that are 5 star but they have prices that are stratospheric. This was a great property which is rated at 4 star + but which was well above its grade . Location on absolute waterfront is rare and...More

Thank Maddie1957
Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 14 October 2016

Dear Maddie1957, Thank you for choosing to stay at Balboa Bay Resort and for sharing your review. We're delighted that you enjoyed our newly refreshed guest rooms, along with our exclusive waterfront location and the warm hospitality of our staff. We truly appreciate the excellent...More

Reviewed 4 October 2016

Room was great, but not amazing. We had the cheap room that had a view of the parking lot, and were pretty bummed because we wanted our experience in Newport to be awesome, coming from rainy Seattle. One quick phone call to the front desk...More

Thank CamStout123
Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 6 October 2016

Dear CamStout123, Thank you for staying at Balboa Bay Resort while vacationing in Southern California. We are so happy that you had a wonderful experience, enjoying our spectacular waterfront location, the comfortable luxury of our guest rooms, and the gracious hospitality of our staff. We'll...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016

This hotel exceeded our expectation. It has been recently renovated and it is fantastic. The staff were friendly. The room was large, light and stunning - the bottle of wine was a lovely touch and just perfect to sip on our balcony looking at the...More

Thank bukitlanding
Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 3 October 2016

Dear bukitlanding, Thank you for choosing to stay at Balboa Bay Resort while visiting Southern California. We are thrilled to know that we exceeded your expectations! It's a true delight to read that you enjoyed the warm hospitality of our staff and the comfortable luxury...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We took a family trip to Newport Beach and I know we couldn't have had a better experience. The hotel had the best view from our room and Emilian at the front desk made our stay one for the books. We came across a small...More

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Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 3 October 2016

Dear Elmira T, Thank you for choosing to stay at Balboa Bay Resort and for taking the time to share your review. It is always a thrill to hear how the gracious hospitality of one of our staff members has made such a fabulous impact...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$263 - US$591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Newport Beach
#2 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
#2 Luxury Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$263 - US$591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Newport Beach
#2 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
#2 Luxury Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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LVgirl1
1 October 2017|
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Response from hac0y7 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know it well, but i do know it is pet friendly
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esraf
25 May 2017|
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Response from Darren K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this. I didn't use the pool but I'm sure it is.
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esraf
25 May 2017|
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Response from Darrin N | Reviewed this property |
When I was there, they actually had 2 pools. A new large lap pool in the back courtyard was almost done but delayed due to constant rains. Unfortunately, I don't recall if either were heated.
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