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Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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las vegas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is our third timing staying here in the past 5 years and it never disappoints! We flew into John Wayne and didn't have a car (you really don't need one if you're doing a beach weekend). We ate lunch and popped in to see if we could get some beach equipment. It was before check in and we explained...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

I'm glad we were able to accomodate your early check-in and that you were able to explore our local beach community. We too hope to have you back this summer!

Midlands, England
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have relatives who live in this area and I was looking forward to staying at Bay Shores again for the second year running, this time for two weeks. I wasn't disappointed. I actually had one of the rooms I had stayed in the year before and it was just as clean, comfortable and cosy as I remembered. This is...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for mentioning my friendly and helpful staff, they all take great pride in their outstanding customer service. And yes, I also hope we can find you a room for your next visit, booking early and directly with us will help ensure it.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 11am, our room was ready. Warren was so hospitable, let us know about the great continental breakfast (including hard boiled eggs, bagels, hot and cold cereal, fruit, different breads for toasting, croissants etc etc, the fabulous rooftop deck you can bring your own food and beverage to, chairs, towels, boogie boards to borrow for the beach. Fresh...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Breakfast on our rooftop sundeck watching the boats in the bay to the east or the ocean surf to the west is my favorite also. Evenings up there with a glass of wine at sunset isn't so bad either.

Fort McMurray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled to New Port in September 2016, found this place rated #1 on Trip Advisor and decided this would meet our families needs. From the initial check in and warm cookies for the kids it was a pleasurable stay. The hotel is located 1 block from the beach and an ideal location to Balboa Island as well. We ate our...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

I love it when families stay with us. The kids are always so excited to get to the beach, either the ocean for the surf or our calm bay beach for the little ones. Then they're usually hanging out at 3 pm waiting for the warm chocolate chip cookies. Lots of fun. Thank you for mentioning our maids and the...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Newport Beach area for a niece's wedding. My wife found the Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel through TripAdvisor. So many reviews have called out how attentive and helpful everyone at the hotel is, and the reviews don't lie. Depending on when you check in you may be greeted by fresh baked cookies. Just 1/2 block from the beach and walking...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Weddings are always such happy times, I'm glad we were able to have you share that special weekend with us. Let me know when you're back in town and I'll try to order up some better weather.

Tideswell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside, this looks like a typical American motel, even down to the interior courtyard/car park with overlooking verandas. But looks can be deceiving, the Bay Shores Peninsula as something special Even checking in, it's clear that the owners are determined that their levels of service should stand out - and they do. The room rate also includes a...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Yes, California beach hotels built 55 years ago do have that certain exterior look, don't they? That's why we do everything possible inside to provide all the modern amenities you've kindly noted, while trying to preserve our vintage surfing vibe. I'm glad you had a nice stay!

Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got the 2 room suite for family that overlooked the bay with it's own balcony and it was perfect. Kitchen is ready for visiting families with dishes & utensils. Kids had there own room. Room was bright, cheery and clean, thank you for the bed time chocolates. Cheers to Warren and Donna they are both very helpful, friendly and have...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for that nice review and for your kudos for my great staff. I'm glad you found our rooftop surf-cam, it's a great way to check live beach and surf conditions from your easychair. We look forward to seeing you on your return.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are so kind here and they pay attention to every detail. They were so helpful. They place is so clean and they go above and beyond to make you feel comfortable. I called to see if room was available sooner and it was. If there is no parking spots left they will pay your meter for you. Welcome...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for mentioning the awesome job my entire staff performs. They are deservedly proud of keeping your room and the entire property shipshape, and for their friendly and helpful customer dervice.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Hotel in Newport with location close to restaurants , pier and beach. WE enjoy a good walk, range of restaurants and a few bars and we were able to do it all from here . Welcome chat from Warren on local community, restaurants , thinks to do parking etc excellent and homemade cookies on arrival Double room was a...

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Just returned from our second stay at Bay Shores. It was just as great as the first time. Great location on the peninsula. Close to the beach and restaurants. We were there for a week and did nothing more than relax and eat. Car stayed in the same spot for the entire time. We love the roof top patio for...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Celebrating over thirty years under the same family ownership and operation, the Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel is the perfect place for tourists, business travelers and beach people who love to find value and quality in a small, B&B style environment. Only steps from America’s finest beaches on the "California Riviera", we are just 3 blocks from the historic Newport Pier including the shopping, fine dining and nightlife you would expect from the southern California beach scene. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel

Address: 1800 W Balboa Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4515
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
Price Range: RM913 - RM1,396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Peninsula Bay Shores
Peninsula Newport Beach
Newport Beach Peninsula
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Newport Beach
#1 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
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“Call the hotel directly to get the best choice of room - internet booking sites only have a small selection”
philguk, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“We've stayed in the same 3rd floor corner room on both visits. Views of ocean and bay.”
454haroldb, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Third floor facing 18th Street.”
flatcoatNH, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are cookies in the lobby!!!”
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“Phone and book directly with hotel they are extremely helpful and accomodating”
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