We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel

Booking.comUS$270*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Professional photos
Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

566 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 549: English reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I’ve stayed here a few times and have always been impressed with the amazingly friendly service – my most recent visit was no exception. The Bayshores is also very centrally located on the Newport Beach peninsula – it’s perfect for a visit to the beach. The hotel itself is a bit dated and there is some room for improvement on...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank stephandgio_m
Williamsville, New York
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I stayed here two years ago and it was great. This time I noticed the facility has definitely declined. The room wasn't as nice. The sauna didn't work. There was paper debris in the hot tub. Overall I was disappointed.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Cynthia M
Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cynthia, I'm afraid you've reviewed the wrong property. We have no sauna and have never had one. We have no hot tub and have not had one for at least 10 years. Our numerous recent reviews clearly show that our property has not declined. I'm sorry you had a poor experience wherever it was you actually stayed. ---Fred Pratt,...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 18 February 2017

My stay was great!! Decor was super awesome - surf wallpapers, aquatic life and birds theme based soap bars and toiletries. Loved the place and the views of the ocean and back bay. Jenny, Ralph and Donna were super nice, super friendly and super helpful.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Karan K
Tillamook
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Bay Shores Peninsula is a sweet haven in SoCal! The location is the perfect place for us to stay when we visit our high school teacher daughter. Have chosen this property time and time again! It sits on the Balboa Peninsula with the bay on one side and beach across the street, within 5 minutes walk. This little boutique hotel...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank farmerswifeTillamook
Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Everyone at this establishment is beyond professional and friendly. It is one of the cleanest hotels I have ever stayed in. We stayed for 6 nights and not one thing took place that made us regret our choice. Front desk crew (Ralph, Warren and Jennifer) was delightful and knowledgeable. Room staff and maintenance crew are friendly and good at what...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kim T
Foster City, California (San Francisco Area)
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I was very pleasantly surprised by this hotel. The staff went above and beyond my expectations. I called the hotel because our travels took longer than anticipated and we were worried about parking late at night. Warren, the Front Desk Person ensured me that they would assist us with our parking needs when we arrived. There was one space left...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank hpisles
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed three nights. One block to beach and nice boardwalk. Friendly and helpful staff pushing home baked cookies on you, so expect to gain weight ;) You can rent dvds and they will pop popcorn for you. Town is small and not super interesting, but beach walking was nice and there are plenty vacation rentals to admire on the beach....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Aase Y
Port Ludlow, Washington
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We just spent two nights at the Bay Shores Pen. Hotel, and will stay there again. The staff was very friendly and courteous, the room was clean and comfortable. For us, the location was also very good. Fresh fruit in the room daily, continental breakfast in the mornings, and fresh cookies at 3pm

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MICHAEL B
Palm Desert, California
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Good value including continental breakfast....bedding is substandard , limited parking. Peninsula traffic can be bad, especially during the summer months.Forgot some clothes & they mailed them to me! How many hotels do u know would do that?

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Tom R
Russellville, Arkansas
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is one of the best small hotels that I have ever stayed at. The rooms are comfortable and, as someone else has said, like your bedroom at home. The staff are all friendly and very helpful. The breakfast is abundant and excellent. Cozy and warm would be two words that best describe Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Guatewilkins

442 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (188)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (11)
Viewed
Bathroom (15)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (49)
Viewed
View from Room (25)
Viewed
Room/Suite (34)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (2)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
2:39
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (49)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (232)
Viewed
Amenities (3)
Viewed
Bay Suite (60)
Viewed
Endeavor Room (32)
Viewed
Enterprise Room (25)
Viewed
Dining (17)
Viewed
The Hotel (66)
Viewed
Weatherly Room (29)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (22)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (10)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Newport Beach
4.8 km away
Island Hotel Newport Beach
Island Hotel Newport Beach
#2 of 17 in Newport Beach
953 reviews
3.5 km away
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
#7 of 17 in Newport Beach
1,399 reviews
4.3 km away
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.5 km away
Newport Beach Hotel
Newport Beach Hotel
#11 of 17 in Newport Beach
226 reviews
7.7 km away
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach R...
#1 of 22 in Huntington Beach
3,208 reviews
8.2 km away
Marriott's Newport Coast Villas
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Celebrating over thirty years under the same family ownership and operation, the Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel is the perfect place for tourists, business travelers and beach people who love to find value and quality in a small, B&B style environment. Only steps from America’s finest beaches on the "California Riviera", we are just 3 blocks from the historic Newport Pier including the shopping, fine dining and nightlife you would expect from the southern California beach scene. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel

Address: 1800 W Balboa Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4515
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
Price Range: €190 - €290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Hotwire, Priceline, Cancelon, Cheap Tickets, getaroom.com and TripOnline SA so you can book your Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Peninsula Bay Shores
Peninsula Newport Beach
Newport Beach Peninsula
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel staff and other travellers.
8 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (8)

Questions? Get answers from Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Call the hotel directly to get the best choice of room - internet booking sites only have a small selection”
philguk, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“We've stayed in the same 3rd floor corner room on both visits. Views of ocean and bay.”
454haroldb, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Third floor facing 18th Street.”
flatcoatNH, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are cookies in the lobby!!!”
790kathryna, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Phone and book directly with hotel they are extremely helpful and accomodating”
2020Heather, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
5 of 5
Booking.com
US$270* /night
View Deal
TripAdvisorUS$270
TravelocityUS$270
Hotwire.comUS$270
View all 10 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates