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Island Hotel Newport Beach

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We head to fashion island area on arrival for most trips to LA - shopping is awesome! First time staying at this hotel but will certainly return. Great for walking across road to shops and dinner, valet parking super efficient, onsite resteraunt was lovely, great bar area, friendly staff. Hotel itself has been there a while but is well maintained....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I recently stayed here for a business conference. The hotel is very good with nice spacious rooms. The pool area is nice though it was too cold to use the pool. The restaurant is excellent with a good range of food. Service on the whole was good though a little slow in the bar as they seemed a little understaffed....

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at the island hotel for one night in November. We were looking for somewhere we hadn't visited before and searched on the Hotels tonight app and found the Island hotel, and got a really good deal especially for a Saturday night. Went to the pool area for a few hours, sadly the height of the hotel blocks the sun...

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just returned from a conference where I stayed at the Island Hotel. AWESOME hotel. I would HIGHLY recommend purchasing the island club pass. I enjoyed the extras; a hot, delicious breakfast, snacks & drinks throughout the day & the "wine down" was the perfect way to end the day. Sally, Daniel & Jessica worked in the lounge & were...

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were all wonderful from the moment we checked in. The room was nice and the bathroom was large with 2 sinks (loved that) and a separate shower and tub. The only complaint is that there only was one bar of soap for the whole bathroom- 2 bars, at least would have been nice and the Kleenex ran out...

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1Thank RNest7
San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So 11 years ago, I married my best friend of 34 years. For our honeymoon/wedding night I took her to the Island Hotel, in Newport Beach Ca. We rented a Suite, on the 15th floor, the view was breathtaking but enough about my wife. The hotel is well maintained, Customer Service isn't a marketing ploy here, it is a belief,...

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2Thank thecomputerdude
philadelphia, pa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel, but it is across from a mall and further than walking distance to the beach. The rooms have all the amenities and the hotel is convenient to a mall with a Whole Foods, but you need to drive to get to the beach.

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1Thank kimjim
GerardWidder, General Manager at Island Hotel Newport Beach, responded to this review

Dear Kimjim, While you may have found the beach further than you wish to walk, we have both traditional "pedal" bicycles as well as electric ones that you are more than welcome to utilize. We would even be delighted to take you their in our house car as well. It's just down the hill. I hope that you had an...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel staff are trained to ask this, but at the Island Hotel they follow thru!! Examples: a room change was quickly arranged (so I could go to sleep early, and people in the next room were loud), the car valet gave recommendations for a great hiking trail, the woman Vicki in the Market Place food shop recommended a fabulous new...

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New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Newport Beach for a conference. The hotel is in a great location and across the street from Fashion Island mall. My room was spacious and inviting. The bathroom was massive. The pool area is very tranquil and pretty. The staff was very accommodating and nice. I didn't get to try the restaurants. Overall, great experience.

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Newport Beach is a beautiful place, with ocean and fresh air and sunshine and cleanliness. But the Island Hotel is quite the opposite. From a completely botched arrival — I waited hours for my room after it was promised, and was not even notified when it was finally ready nor were my bags brought to the room — to less than clean...

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GerardWidder, General Manager at Island Hotel Newport Beach, responded to this review

Mr. Citrin, I'm very sorry that you didn't have an experience consistent with the many guests we see each day. I was made aware of the delay in room availability upon your arrival but we thought that we had recovered and that the remainder of your stay was positive. Having read this review it is clear that we were mistaken....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the heart of Newport Beach in sun-kissed Southern California, Island Hotel Newport Beach is the center of coastal luxury. Offering breathtaking city and harbor views, Island Hotel features 294 guestrooms and suites, Island Club atop the 20th floor, more than 23,000 square feet of event space, the largest ballroom in Newport Beach, a full-service spa, fitness center and resort-style pool. Island Hotel is home to the new Oak Grill, a true Newport Beach original featuring California cuisine with influences from around the globe and a specifically curated wine, beer and spirits program. Guests may dine al fresco on the restaurant's wooden deck or lounge fireside. For entertainment, Aqua Lounge is the new place to play in Newport Beach. With tableside mixology, craft cocktails and vibrant DJs the lounge is always fun, flirtatious and engaging. A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, guests at Island Hotel are invited to enjoy a variety of Preferred Hotel Group branded programs, including the iPrefer loyalty program. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island Hotel Newport Beach

Address: 690 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6431
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
Price Range: $302 - $579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Island Hotel Newport Beach 4.5*
Number of rooms: 294
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Island Newport Beach
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Newport Beach
#1 Spa Hotel in Newport Beach
#5 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
#5 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
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“The higher the floor the better”
 of 5 bubbles joenkatie, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Harbor View, if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles RNest7, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you are going to stay get the SUITE, it is worth the money, and it has a private balcony.”
  • In the foreground Fashion Island Mall, Newport Harbor, and The Big Pond (Pacific Ocean)
 of 5 bubbles thecomputerdude, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go for the bay view.”
 of 5 bubbles WereFromTheBronx, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Corner suite with separate living room !”
 of 5 bubbles lroste, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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