An Award Winning Resort
Balboa Bay Resort is Newport Beach’s premier waterfront retreat offering stunning bay views and sunsets over Balboa Bay’s harbor. It is the #1 Resort in Newport Beach per U.S. News & World Report, and it is rated as a Forbes Four-Star and AAA Four-Diamond resort.
(Very Important Pooches)
We love and adore dogs just as much as you do. You are welcome to bring along your four-legged bestie, however, please respect our rules and note that a pet fee will apply. Guests traveling with a trained Service Animal will not be charged a pet fee. Charges may be incurred, however, should a Service Animal damage or soil the Hotel. While Emotional Support Animals or Comfort Animals are often used as part of a medical treatment plan as therapy animals, they are not considered service animals under the ADA and remain subject to the pet agreement and non-refundable fee. Failure to register your pet at the front desk will result in additional fees.
Hearts of Balboa + Lovebugs Rescue
Hearts of Balboa is a program designed to assist Balboa Bay Resort and Balboa Bay Club team members and / or their immediate family in a time of hardship. Fun and engaging fundraisers for Hearts of Balboa are held throughout the year. All employees are encouraged to participate in the fundraisers and team members may submit one request for assistance per six-month period.
In 2022 Balboa Bay Resort launched its Pampered Pooch Package. Designed to provide a luxurious escape for dogs, the Pampered Pooch Package includes a variety of stylish, delicious, and entertaining amenities upon check-in. Part of the proceeds from the Pampered Pooch Package will benefit nonprofit Lovebugs Rescue, a foster-based animal rescue located in Southern California that works with overpopulated animal shelters to lessen the number of animals being euthanized unnecessarily.
2022 AAA Best of Housekeeping
Balboa Bay Resort has been recognized in the top 25% of all AAA inspected properties in North America for cleanliness and high level condition of their overall property for consecutive years.
On behalf of AAA’s 62 million members, their team of National Office Inspectors personally visited Balboa Bay Resort to perform a through on-site inspection which now includes ATP surface testing and Balboa Bay Resort has been designated – The Best of The Best!
Eagle Four Partners
Eagle Four Partners is a Newport Beach, CA-based private equity group specializing in strategic hospitality, golf, and lifestyle residential investments. Founded in 1996, Eagle Four has participated as the lead equity investor in more than $3 billion of real estate transactions including most recently the acquisition of Pendry Newport Beach, a transformation of the iconic former Fashion Island Hotel debuting 2023; and the Newport Beach Marriott debuting after a major repositioning this Spring as the transformed VEA Newport Beach. Eagle Four’s current asset portfolio consists of other notable Newport Beach assets including Balboa Bay Resort & Club and Newport Beach Country Club, Paséa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach along with the newly renovated Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, partnering with Lyon Living on Reno Experience District (RED) and other independent and branded hotels in California, Arizona, and Hawaii. Eagle Four’s expertise includes building strategic partnerships, being good stewards of assets, aggressive asset management, and creative deal structuring all with the goal of generating substantial value.
Packages for You
Stay, Shop, Splurge
Holly Jolly Duffy
Embark on a festive voyage around the harbor with the Holly Jolly Duffy experience!
Sunsets and Savings
Serenity Suite Escape
Pampered Pooch Package
Spoil your fury travel companion with the VIP treatment they deserve! This luxurious escape for your pooch is complete with photo opportunities and a chance to participate in our Pet of the Month contest on Instagram.
Relax, Refresh, Renew
Take some time to Relax, Refresh, Renew this fall by treating yourself to a treatment at the Balboa Bay Resort Spa.
Stay More, Save More
Give yourself a little more vacation time and save! Stay longer and enjoy even more benefits.
Bed and Breakfast
Begin your day of fun in the sun with a delicious breakfast at A+O Restaurant | Bar or while relaxing in your guestroom.
Book Early & Save
Book early and save on your Newport Beach vacation! Soak up the endless summer with activities like paddle boarding, kayaking on the Bay, or exploring the local area by Duffy boat or electric bicycle.
Business on the Bay
Make the most of your business trip at Balboa Bay Resort, from hosting clients at the Resort to doing business in Orange County to enjoying some leisure time by the pool or taking in the bay views.