Lido House Autograph Collection
3300 Newport Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92663
The Lido House hotel opens early 2018, occupying a prominent site (formerly the City Hall) near the south end of Newport Boulevard, a short walk from the beach and the marina, as well as numerous restaurants & bars. The upscale accommodations are arranged around a central courtyard garden with saltwater pool, cabanas, sports court and outdoor event space, all lined by palm trees, while at the front is another garden area, facing the main road. Dining outlets are a rooftop lounge/bar (Topside) and a fine dining restaurant, the Pacific-style Mayor's Table. Accommodations include five, tri-level cottages, with full kitchens and private outdoor spaces. The hotel also has a full service spa.
The Duke Hotel Newport Beach
4500 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660
The Duke Hotel in Newport Beach became part of the Marriott Hotels Renaissance collection in 2017. This is a large, impressively designed and architecturally sophisticated property of 440 guest rooms & suites, plus 32,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor function space, enough for events of up to 700 people. The hotel is part of a business district along MacArthur Boulevard, less than one mile south of John Wayne Airport. There are two restaurants on the premises, together with a fitness center, outdoor pool/whirlpool and a grand lobby. A full range of treatments and services are available at the Spa Sante. Complimentary shuttle service is available to the airport, on request.
Marriott Newport Beach Hotel & Spa
900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660
The larger and slightly better equipped of two high quality Marriott hotels in Newport Beach has an excellent location along Newport Center Drive, with Fashion Island Mall on one side and the greens & fairways of Newport Beach Country Club on the other. Balboa Island and the nearest beach (Corona del Mar) are both within 2 miles. The majority of the 532 luxurious, well equipped rooms & suites are part of a 9 story tower; many have long distance views towards the Pacific Ocean and the San Joaquin Hills. The numerous facilities at the Marriott include the Pure Blu Spa, an outdoor pool/hot tub, a modern fitness center, a steakhouse restaurant (room service & private dining available), a lounge/bar featuring sushi & seafood, Starbuck's coffee house and 25,000 sq ft of meeting/event space. John Wayne Airport is 5 miles north, served by free shuttle.
Marriott Newport Beach Bayview
500 Bayview Circle, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Many of the 245 one bedroom suites at Marriott Newport Beach Bayview look out over the calm waters of Back Bay, 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean; all have a private balcony and provide a quiet and relaxing place to stay, with such features as marble bathrooms, two flat screen TVs, a wet bar, and a pull out sofa. The nine story hotel sits amidst spacious, tree-lined grounds that include an outdoor pool & hot tub, and is just far enough away from the nearby 73 Freeway to escape the noise of traffic. A courtesy shuttle is operated to Orange County Airport, 2 miles north. There are two dining outlets on site: Herons Restaurant, open all day, and the Lobby Bar which serves lunch, dinner and cocktails. The Marriott has 3,200 sq ft of meeting space and can cater for events of up to 120 attendees.
Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport, Newport Beach
4545 MacArthur Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Although still in Newport Beach, the Hyatt Regency is some way (6 miles) from the coast, part of a small group of hotels adjacent to John Wayne Airport, also close to the districts of Costa Mesa, Irvine and Santa Ana. The immediate neighborhood consists mostly of business premises but there are several restaurants close by, while the nearest mall (South Coast Plaza) is 3 miles away. The hotel features 343 good sized rooms all with private balconies, Sapphire lounge/bar, Tiffany's restaurant (open for dinner, lunch & breakfast), a large outdoor pool enclosed by tropical gardens, and 20,000 square feet of meeting space. The hotel opened late 2018, after conversion from another brand.
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach, CA 92660
The 407 room Hyatt Regency is a full-service resort with a fine location overlooking the Newport Dunes, along the edge of Upper Newport Bay; the nearest Pacific Ocean beach is 1.8 miles away (via ferry), or 3.5 miles along Hwy 1. The extensive, landscaped grounds include a nine-hole golf course, several tennis courts and three outdoor pools, surrounded by tropical gardens. The indoor/outdoor SHOR American Seafood Grill is open for breakfast, lunch & dinner, while the lobby lounge serves drinks & snacks all day. A free shuttle takes guests to nearby locations such as John Wayne Airport (5 miles)and Fashion Island Mall (1.5 miles). Accommodations include 9 suites and 4 three-bedroom villas.
Holiday Inn Express Newport Beach
2300 W Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Just 400 feet from Newport Beach harbor, on the far side of the Pacific Coast Highway (CA 1), the Holiday Inn Express provides 64 beautifully clean and well presented rooms, all containing a refrigerator, microwave & flat screen TV, and allowing for a quiet, comfortable night's sleep despite the nearby main road. Good quality free hot breakfast buffet is prepared each morning, and the hotel has the usual three leisure amenities of an outdoor pool, hot tub and fitness room. Various restaurants and shops are within walking distance, with the main area attractions just a little further, including the nearest beach (1.3 miles), Newport Beach Pier (1.7 miles), Balboa Island (2 miles) and Fashion Island Mall (3.5 miles).
Best Western Newport Beach Inn
6208 W Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92663-1924
Best Western Newport Beach Inn occupies half a block in a residential area on the west side of town, near the Santa Ana River and about 2 minutes walk from the wide, sandy beach. The building is fairly old, but recently renovated and quite elegant, with 4 floors, and a distinctive frontage lined with white columns, separating the private balconies of all the west-facing rooms, some of which have a partial sea view. Staff are helpful & friendly, and the hotel offers a decent range of amenities, including free continental breakfast, free parking, a fitness room, outdoor pool, convenience store and a basic business center. There are several restaurants nearby along the main road (the Pacific Coast Highway).