Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Balboa Bay Resort

Balboa Bay Resort is Newport Beach’s premier waterfront retreat offering stunning bay views and sunsets over Balboa Bay’s harbor. Recently named the #1 Resort in Newport Beach by U.S. News & World Report, the Forbes Four-Star and AAA Four-Diamond property features 159 luxurious guestrooms and suites, offering relaxed yet refined accommodations, along with a celebrated culinary program that includes the newly reimagined signature A+O Restaurant | Bar with new menus under Executive Chef Prabeen Prathapan and a spirit-forward, creative craft cocktail program with a smoked cocktail cart; Blend, offering fresh grab-and-go delicacies and delights that pair perfectly with beautiful bay views; a pool bar; and 24-hour in-room dining. Wellness amenities include a fitness studio, year-round heated outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool with poolside cabanas, a full-service 10,000-square-foot spa, and Drybar salon. The new Recreation Center offers land and water sport rentals from the hotel’s private dock along with curated experiences and a robust Poolside Cabana program. Wedding and group offerings include the newly debuted Lighthouse, Bayfront ceremony lawn and more, totaling nearly 35,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space.

Disneyland is just 20 minutes from the Balboa Bay Resort. Crystal Cove State Park is 10 minutes from the resort.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Balboa Bay Resort has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 15, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Parking available at the hotel


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Newport Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    3,900 feet from property
  • North Star Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Balboa Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.4 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • hi - your hotel looks really nice. Are you ok with an emotional support dog (25lb, french bulldog)? thank you :) Carina
    Hello! We do allow pets, but unfortunately charge for emotional support animals as they are not a protected class. We will asses a $150 cleaning fee.
    Answered on May 15, 2020
  • Does the room have a bay view?
    Hello! Our Standard Rooms do not have bay views, but our Bay View Rooms do!
    Answered on July 16, 2019
  • Hi go any of your rooms have a hot tub! With a patio and view
    Hello, All of our rooms have a balcony with a table and chairs. Our one-bedroom suites have a large soaking tub in them. I would recommend the Bayview..
    Answered on September 13, 2021
  • Is there Air Conditioning
    Hello, Yes, we have air conditioning on the property.
    Answered on June 20, 2022
  • Electric vehicle charging? Is it available?
    Hello, Yes, we have car charging ports available!
    Answered on June 20, 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    A+O Restaurant l Bar

    Food: Seafood, Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Balboa Bay Resort
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Ping-pong
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 42.0 per day.
  • Secure parking
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Convenience store on site
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Outdoor swimming pool
    Additional charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • Heated pool
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fenced pool
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Massage chair
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Balboa Bay Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 100 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Balboa Bay Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Only dogs under 30 pounds are allowed in the hotel.

Please note that the daily service fee includes the following:
- 24-hour access to resort fitness center
- 24-hour access to business center and printing of boarding passes
- In-room coffee and tea service, lobby coffee and tea service from 6am until 9am
- Unlimited use of fax services both incoming and outgoing
- Unlimited local and 1-800 telephone calls
- Free bottled water in room replenished daily (up to 2 maximum)
- Choice of newspaper daily delivered to room

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of USD 100 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Balboa Bay Resort

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Balboa Bay Resort by:

    • Car 15min
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 15min

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Balboa Bay Resort on this page.

  • Room options at Balboa Bay Resort include:

    • Family
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Quad

  • Balboa Bay Resort is 0.8 miles from the center of Newport Beach.

  • The prices at Balboa Bay Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Balboa Bay Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Ping-pong
    • Evening entertainment
    • Beauty services
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Bicycle rental
    • Swimming pool
    • Facial treatments
    • Live music/Performance
    • Hair treatments
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Massage chair
    • Fitness

  • Balboa Bay Resort has 1 restaurant:

    • A+O Restaurant l Bar

  • Check-in at Balboa Bay Resort is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.