Balboa Bay Resort places you within 3 miles (5 km) of popular attractions like Newport Pier and Balboa Pier. This 159-room, 4.5-star resort has a marina, a full-service spa, and 2 restaurants. On the waterfront, the resort is also close to Hoag Hospital and Mother’s Beach.
Enjoy dining at Waterline, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or explore the resort and get a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 11 AM.
All of Balboa Bay Resort's 159 air-conditioned rooms provide balconies, refrigerators, and coffee makers. 42-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with WiFi and wired Internet. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and down comforters, and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Free newspapers, video-game consoles, and laptop-compatible safes are also standard.
Guests of Balboa Bay Resort have access to a marina, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. Parking is USD 25.00 per night (USD 35.00 per night for valet parking)—but if you prefer not to drive, catch a ride in the airport shuttle during limited hours for USD 30 per vehicle one way. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury resort include a 24-hour fitness center, a spa tub, and a sauna.
- Free wired Internet in public areas
- Onsite dining
Balboa Bay Resort
Renovations & Closures
- Swimming pool
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 a 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.
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Spa services on site
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Snack bar/deli
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Year Built 2003
- Free area shuttle
- Fireplace in lobby
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Marina on site
- Outdoor pool
- Spa tub
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Steam room
- Full-service spa
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Business center
- Conference space
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Express check-out
- Total number of rooms - 159
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check-in
- Number of floors - 3
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Hair salon
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Coffee shop or café
- Free newspapers in lobby
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Designated smoking areas
- Luggage storage
- Laundry facilities
- Concierge services
- One meeting room
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Free parking nearby
- Number of restaurants - 2
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access (USD 12.95 per 24 hours surcharge), Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 25 per night ), Free wired high-speed Internet
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), Free parking nearby
Balboa Bay Resort offers 159 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players 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, video-game consoles, and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.
This Newport Beach resort provides wired and wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.
- Down comforter
- LCD TV
- Deep soaking bathtub
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Private bathroom
- Video-game console
- Cable TV service
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- DVD player
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Room service (24 hours)
- Air conditioning
- Free newspaper
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Separate bathtub and shower
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- Pillowtop mattress
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Where to Eat
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.
A&O Kitchen+Bar - Brand new gastropub overlooking the harbor.
Nearby Things to Do
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
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Bicycle rentals on site
- 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
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.00 per night.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available.
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay (maximum USD 100.00 per stay)
- Dogs only
- 1 per room (up to 30 lb)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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 25.00 per accommodation, per night
- Fitness center access
- Business center/computer access
- Internet access
- Phone calls
- In-room coffee
- In-room bottled water
- Breakfast fee: between USD 25 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.95 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 25 per night (rates may vary)
- Airport shuttle fee: USD 30 per vehicle (one way)
- Self parking fee: USD 25.00 per night
- Valet parking fee: USD 35.00 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay (maximum USD 100.00 per stay)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per night
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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.