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Balboa Bay Resort

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There’s no better way to experience life and style that’s perfectly balanced than at Balboa Bay Resort – the only AAA Four-Diamond, waterfront resort in Newport Beach. For those seeking the quintessential Southern California lifestyle experience, Balboa Bay Resort offers deluxe spa and salon facilities, plush accommodations with balconies in every room, 24 hour fitness studio, and contemporary chef-driven waterfront dining. Water activities and boat rentals are available in the resort’s marina.


Tucked along the scenic California coastline, Balboa Bay Resort offers a luxurious Mediterranean-inspired setting for Southern California weddings. Walk down the aisle against a backdrop of sunshine on our beach and bay front lawns or celebrate in our Grand Ballroom or waterfront event spaces.

From simple ceremonies to grand affairs, let us make your dreams a reality with our exquisite Newport Beach wedding venues. Our distinguished staff provides magnificent 5–star service for the most lavish affair – large, small, formal, or relaxed. No matter how you envision your wedding day, our professional staff will make certain that your needs are accommodated and wishes fulfilled.

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They welcome one dog (maximum of 35 lbs.) per room with a $150 non-refundable, one-time fee*. Your pup will feel right at home with an in-room dog bed, set of bowls, and a goodie bag full of treats, toys and more from our local friends at Charlie & Me.
*Fee is waived for service animals.

  • ADA Accessible
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  • Banquet Space
  • Bar
  • Bar Dining
  • Beer & Wine
  • Breakfast
  • Bridal Showers & Parties
  • Brunch
  • Business Center
  • Business Lunch
  • BYOB with Corkage
  • Casual Dining
  • Catering
  • Ceremony Venues
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  • Dinner
  • Dock and Dine
  • Fine Dining
  • Fitness Center
  • Free WiFi
  • Full Bar
  • Group Dining
  • Happy Hour
  • Has TV
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Nights
  • Live Music
  • Lounge
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  • Music
  • Night Life
  • Ocean/Water View
  • On The Water
  • Open 24 Hours
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  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets Allowed
  • Pool
  • Private Dining Room
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Ideally situated along the coast of Newport Harbor, the Balboa Bay Resort offers 159 guest rooms and 10 suites. As the only Forbes Four-Star, AAA Four-Diamond waterfront resort in Newport Beach, this 15-acre paradise pampers guests with a deluxe spa, Drybar, and newly-refreshed pool deck with coastal-chic cabanas. The regal, Mediterranean-style architecture pairs well with the casual elegance of guestrooms with modern furnishings and private balconies. The resort’s newly-redesigned Grand Ballroom (with expanded prefunction space) adds over 1,000 sq. ft. of flexible space. The property’s 6,000 sq. ft. of outdoor event space allows groups to take advantage of our exquisite Southern California weather.

Proactive Health and Safety Policies

New Meeting and Event Guidelines, including updated diagrams, capacity charts, contactless registration setups, and enhanced space cleaning schedule for high touch point areas.

Reimagined Food & Beverage approach, with outside or separate space solutions from meeting rooms, sanitation stations at meal locations, and meticulous sanitary setups and procedures.

Safe to come and go, from a quick and contactless arrival for groups, to frequent sanitation of property spaces, including fitness center, equipment rental items, and retail facilities.

Resort Update on COVID-19
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    725 sq. feet
  • Board Room
    546 sq. feet
  • Clipper
    939 sq. feet
  • Commodore
    2,025 sq. feet
  • Governors Board Room
    540 sq. feet
  • Mariner
    2,040 sq. feet
  • Pre-Function Area
    1,134 sq. feet
  • Quarterdeck
    1,512 sq. feet
  • Skipper
    270 sq. feet
  • The Grand Ballroom
    6,867 sq. feet
Yelp Based on 511 Reviews Yelp

Would I return to take a vacation here on my own? No. Would I recommend it for an event such as a wedding or business? Yes. *Meetings/Special Events - 5... More

I had to spread the word, Balboa Bay Resort Is our new party spot! We went last Friday for a happy hour with the ladies. We ended up drinking and... More

The negatives: I was expecting a relaxing night away. Unfortunately, there was a wedding party that was staying in the hotel which led to yelling and... More

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