Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel
Address1800 West Balboa Boulevard Newport BeachSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
This three-story, reimagined motel is ready to flex some surf-themed muscle. From Endless Summer surfing murals and complimentary fresh-baked cookies, free rental movies and a 360-degree-view sun deck, Bay Shores is beachy, casual and customer-focused. Its location close to Newport Pier partially explains the steep rates. Complimentary parking, beach gear and breakfast buffet. Coin-op laundry available.
Our independent authors have visited Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Newport Beach.
Services & facilities
- Non-smoking throughout
- Non-smoking rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- 24-hour front desk
- Vending machine (drinks)
- Breakfast in the room
- Free WiFi
- Internet services
- Free parking
Description provided by property
A short walk from the beach and Newport Pier, this hotel is 20 miles from Disneyland. A rooftop sun deck and free DVD library are available on site. All guest rooms include free Wi-Fi and a buffet breakfast.
A flat-screen TV with satellite is featured in each bright room at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel. Tea and coffee-making facilities are included in all comfortably furnished rooms. A fridge is provided.
At Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel guests have free access to beach equipment. After a day of fun in the sun, sandy clothes can be washed in the on-site launderette. Fresh cookies are served in the afternoon.
Fashion Island is 4.5 miles from this hotel. Just a few steps from Newport Balboa Bike Trail, guests can explore the area via bicycle.
You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.
Guests under the age of 25 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.
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