Balboa Bay Resort

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Newport Beach, CA Resort
ChainIndependent / Other
Preferred Hotels & Resorts
Total meeting space1,858 sq. m
Guest rooms159
1221 West Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92663-5092

Balboa Bay Resort

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Newport Beach, CA Resort


Forbes Travel Guide


The Resort -AAA Four Diamond Award -Member of the Preferred Hotel Group and Top 20 Hotels in Service Excellence -Smart Meetings- Platinum Choice Award -Resorts & Great Hotels Connoisseur’s Choice -Best of the West- Meetings West Waterline Restaurant: -AAA Four Diamond Award -Wine Spectator “Best of” Award of Excellence -Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRoNA)- Award of Excellence


Room features and guest services

  • Calls (Local)
  • Calls (Toll-free)
  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (Garden)
  • View (Ocean or water)
  • View (Urban)
  • Voicemail box


  • Extended stay
  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite gift shop
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Outside caterers allowed
  • Pet friendly
  • Rental car service
  • Space (Outdoor)
  • Space (Private)
  • Space (Semi-private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference
  • VIP services

Recreational activities

  • Health club
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa or salon
  • Water sports
  • Whirlpool

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Piano
  • Portable heaters
  • Staging area

Photo Gallery


Meeting Space

Total meeting space1,858 sq. m
Meeting rooms13
Largest room650 sq. m
Second largest room650 sq. m
Space (Private)Available
Space (Semi-private)Available
Space (Outdoor)Available

Guest rooms

Total guest rooms159
Tax rate7.75%
Occupancy rate13.35%




Local Attractions

Disneyland Resort

19 mi. away
1313 Disneyland Dr
Anaheim, CA, US 92802

Orange County Museum of Art

2 mi. away
The Orange County Museum of Art is the premier visual arts organization in Orange County, California, serving a population of nearly three million residents in one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country. Critically acclaimed exhibitions such as Picasso to Pollock: Modern Masterpieces from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Mary Heilmann: To Be Someone, and Birth of the Cool: Art Design, and Culture at Midcentury, draw more than 40,000 visitors annually. Some 15,000 children and adults participate in award winning education programs. The museum's collection comprises nearly 2,500 objects, with a concentration on the art of California from the early 20th century to present.
850 San Clemente Drive
Newport Beach, CA, US 92660

Angel Stadium of Anaheim

17 mi. away
Anaheim Stadium had been the home of the Angels since their move from Los Angeles following the 1965 season. The stadium opened April 9, 1966, as the California Angels hosted the San Francisco Giants in an exhibition game. The franchise's first American League game was April 19, 1966 vs. the Chicago White Sox. The Los Angeles Angels played at Wrigley Field in 1961 and Chavez Ravine from 1962-65. The original Anaheim Stadium seated 43,204 (later 43,250). The stadium underwent construction in 1979-80 for additional seating to accommodate the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL. Upon completion in 1981, the stadium seated 65,158 (later 64,593) for baseball. The Rams left Anaheim for St. Louis, MO in 1995. The new Angel Stadium of Anaheim has a seating capacity of approximately 45,050 for the Anaheim Angels. Other unique features of the new Angel Stadium of Anaheim include terraced bullpens in the outfield, widened concourses, new restroom and concession areas, a spacious and modernized press box and broadcast booths, family-oriented seating sections, state-of-the-art club-level and dugout-level suites, the Pepsi Perfect Game Pavilion (a youth-oriented interactive game area) and landscaped courtyards (with statues in rememberance of Gene Autry and Michelle Carew). In addition, the new Angel Stadium of Anaheim includes three full-service restaurants: The KnotHole Club (a sports bar located at the club level down the right field line); The Diamond Club (an upscale restaurant with outdoor seating on the field level behind home plate); and the Homeplate Club (an indoor restaurant on the club level overlooking the main entrance to the ballpark).
2000 Gene Autry Way
Anaheim, CA, US 92806

Los Angeles International Airport

45 mi. away
The central complex features nine passenger terminals connected by a U-shaped two-level roadway. Curbside baggage check-in is available on the upper departure level. Baggage claim is on the lower level. Brand-named and ethnic-styled restaurants, cocktail lounges, gift shops, newsstands, duty free shops for international flights, restrooms, public telephones and business centers offer convenient services for the traveling public.
1 World Way
Los Angeles, CA, US 90045

Orange County Performing Arts Center

5 mi. away
The Orange County Performing Arts Center presents a broad range of programming each season, including international ballet and dance, national tours of top Broadway shows, intimate performances of jazz and cabaret, classical music performed by renowned chamber orchestras and ensembles, family-friendly programming and many other special events.
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA, US 92626

Fashion Island Shopping Center

2 mi. away
Fashion Island is Orange County's premier coastal shopping destination, offering a unique blend of luxury, designer and fashion specialty boutiques—including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, Bloomingdale’s Home Store, Macy’s—and a vast array of fine and al fresco dining.
401 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA, US 92660

Newport Theater Arts Center

4 mi. away
Newport Theatre Arts Center has been producing the best community theater in southern Orange County since 1979. We are located on Cliff Drive and overlook Pacific Coast Highway and the spectacular Pacific Ocean. Our 90-seat venue offers comfortable, upholstered seating, affordable pricing, free parking and convenient access to the finest dining Newport Beach offers.
2501 Cliff Drive
Newport Beach, CA, US 92663

South Coast Plaza

5 mi. away
South Coast Plaza’s unparalleled collection of boutiques, department stores and award-winning restaurants, many of which are exclusive to California, attract visitors from around the world. South Coast Plaza’s reputation as one of the nation’s premier shopping destinations for fashion, design, and dining grows stronger every year. Considered one of Southern California’s most distinguished cultural, social and retail centers, South Coast Plaza is located within walking distance of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, which includes the Orange County Performing Arts Center, Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, and South Coast Repertory Theatre.
3333 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA, US 92626

Getting Here

Situated on 15 prime acres on the Balboa Bay, The Resort is a premier destination with a warm mild year-round climate. Travel to Newport Beach is convenient with daily direct flights to East and West Coast cities from the region’s major airports, including Los Angeles Airport (LAX), Long Beach Airport (LGB), Orange County Airport (SNA), and San Diego Airport (SAN). • Orange County Airport 7 miles/15 minutes • Long Beach Airport 14 miles/30 minutes • Los Angeles Airport 50 miles/60 minutes • San Diego Airport 87 miles/90 minutes • Anaheim Convention Center 16 miles/35 minutes


  • Paid parking$30.00 / day
  • Valet parking$35.00 / day
  • Street parking
  • Bus parking

Distance from airport

  • 11.27 km from venue

Affiliated Organizations


Newport Beach’s only Forbes Four-Star, AAA Four-Diamond waterfront resort. The resort’s 159 guestrooms and suites offer casually elegant accommodations, alongside a wealth of amenities, including: pool cabanas; two waterfront restaurants, Waterline Newport Beach and A&O Kitchen+Bar; 24-hour room service and fitness studio; water sport rentals; Drybar salon; a full-service spa; waterfront wedding ceremony lawn; and 13,000 square feet of meeting space.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your reservation online up to 48 hours prior to arrival

Additional Information

When it comes to meetings and special events, how can a resort improve on its exceptionally high level of personalized service? By offering graciousness, convenience, and great meeting space. Fortunately, Balboa Bay Resort is way beyond the conventional regarding all three. Our renowned waterfront property offers many unique venues and beautiful landscapes with over 29,000 square feet of meeting space and 13 breakout rooms, including a renovated and refreshed 7,000 square foot Grand Ballroom and pre-function space, as well as the hee recent addition of The Ambassador, a custom-built 128-foot luxury yacht to its portfolio, taking meetings and special events to the water – literally. The vessel is comprised of three decks and can accommodate up to 150 passengers. Your event is more than just people gathering in the same spot at the same time, it’s an experience that should both impress and leave a lasting impression. Balboa Bay Resort delivers that experience to make sure your meeting, wedding or special event reaches a new level of luxury and a perfect balance of life and style.


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