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Balboa Bay Resort

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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“duffy boat”(10 reviews)
“private beach”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Breakfast Available
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4.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

The team at Balboa Bay Resort is outstanding. Upon check-in I met Becca W. I told her I was interested in surfing during my stay. She helped by telling me where the waves are and even lent me one of her own personal longboards. She...More

Thank Paul K
Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 30 September 2016

Dear Paul K, 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 know that the gracious hospitality of our staff truly impacts our guests' stays. Becca is a valued...More

Reviewed 27 September 2016

Everyone does an extra special job of making you feel like your visit is being managed with professionalism and personal attention. The recent remodel was well worth the effort and expense - the place looks great and is super comfortable. Extra "Thank-you" to in-room dinning...More

Thank RussZink
Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 30 September 2016

Dear RussZink, It was our pleasure to welcome you to Balboa Bay Resort. We're so happy that you had an outstanding stay, enjoying the comfort of our newly refreshed accommodations, along with your in-room dining experience and the gracious hospitality of our staff. Thank you...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

Checked into the resort at about noon on Saturday, 9/24. We were there for a college reunion trip, 5 of us girls from UCSB. I had called to request that we get an early check in and sure enough, one of the two rooms we...More

Thank pjennie
Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 27 September 2016

Dear pjennie, Thank you for choosing to celebrate your college reunion trip at Balboa Bay Resort. We are thrilled that you had such an outstanding stay at our resort. We appreciate you taking the time to share your review, as it is always a joy...More

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely Not a 4 or 5 star hotel... would not return... first when we arrived weren't offer to take our luggage .. as soon as we walked in their was no one at front desk.. but have to say the gentlemen that helped us check...More

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Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 4 October 2016

Dear CeciOr, Thank you for choosing to stay at Balboa Bay Resort. We sincerely apologize that you were disappointed with your overall stay at our resort, however. We strive to provide our guests with exemplary resort experiences and truly value your feedback. We hope to...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016

Nephew's wedding and reception held here and the entire event was an incredible experience from the fabulous rooms (complimentary bottle of incredible wine included) and dining experiences to the location, which is within easy access to Fashion Island for shopping and the airport. The General...More

Thank scubagal2014
Response from GuestRelations M, General Manager at Balboa Bay ResortResponded 27 September 2016

Dear scubagal2014, It was our great pleasure to welcome you to Balboa Bay Resort for your nephew's wedding and reception. Thank you for taking the time to share your review, telling how much you enjoyed our luxury accommodations, savory cuisine, and unbeatable location. We truly...More

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About
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$550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Newport Beach
#2 Luxury Hotel in Newport Beach
#3 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$263 - US$550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Newport Beach
#2 Luxury Hotel in Newport Beach
#3 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Pool & Beach (48)
Hotel & Grounds (194)
Bathroom (22)
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Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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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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"Ask for Marina view, I was looking over a carpark."
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"For the best price, you will face the parking lot or road, but overall a good value."
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