Some of the best hotels in Newport Beach, California are situated along Newport Bay, both on the Balboa Peninsula side and the mainland side.
Little Inn by the Bay Newport Beach Hotel is a top-ranked beach hotel ideally situated just blocks from the waterfront, between the Bay and Pacific Ocean.
Situated on the Pacific Coast Highway, Holiday Inn Express is another highly rated hotel in Newport Beach, with beautiful bay views, an outdoor pool and a fitness center.
The Newport Beach Marriott Bayview is an excellent hotel overlooking the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve, bird watching paradise with bicycling and hiking trails.
Several upscale resort hotels, including Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa, are situated near the Orange County Museum of Art and the popular shopping center Fashion Island.
Also near the art museum, the top-ranked family hotel Hyatt Regency Newport Beach lies about five miles from John Wayne Airport, and features three outdoor pools, an airport shuttle, and rooms with balconies.
Guests wishing to stay near John Wayne Airport, the closest airport to Newport Beach, will find several hotels nearby, including Atrium Hotel at Orange County Airport.
For a little more seclusion, look for hotels on Highway 1 (the Pacific Coast Highway) heading towards Huntington State Beach, a popular surfing destination. The Hotel Solarena is a good choice on Newport Beach’s northern coastline.
The Doryman’s Oceanfront Inn is a boutique hotel on the Balboa Peninsula, with a rooftop terrace offering panoramic views over the Pacific Ocean and the town of Newport Beach. The Balboa Bay Resort, located on the Pacific Coast Highway across from Lido Isle, is another upscale option with views of Newport Bay.
What are some good hotels in Newport Beach near Fashion Island?
The Fashion Island Hotel is an upscale hotel near the immensely popular shopping center Fashion Island. Also one of the closest hotels to the Orange County Museum of Art, the hotel offers rooms with balconies or patios, and features a spa and a heated outdoor pool. The Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa is another excellent option situated adjacent to Fashion Island.
How can I find a good hotel near the beach?
Balboa Peninsula is home to several beach hotels including Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, a top-ranked boutique hotel just two blocks from the beach, which offers guests free access to beach towels and boogie-boards. Meanwhile, Balboa Inn, situated on the peninsula, along the Newport Balboa Bike Trail, is just a short walk from the beach and Newport Pier.
What hotels in Newport Beach are good for a honeymoon?
With upgraded rooms that feature private Jacuzzi tubs, oceanfront views, and fireplaces, the Newport Beach Hotel, a Four Sisters Inn, is a highly rated romantic hotel. It is located on the west end of the Balboa peninsula, just a block away from West Balboa Boulevard.