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Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel Reviews

Excellent, Excellent, Excellent!!

June 2014

EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT !! to start with this is maybe the 3rd time I have NEVER taken the time to write a review, so that should say something right there. I'll start by saying when we pulled up I was concerned. We are used to staying in more modern 5 star hotels and somewhat large ones. When we pulled up it looked small and just not what we were used to.

This Place is Great!

Las Vegas, NV - June 2014

I've been visiting and staying at Newport Beach/Balboa over 40 years now. I've tried just about every type of lodging over the years. This last visit with my wife was quite a bit different than the others. I stumbled on Bayshore Peninsula Hotel and was pleasantly surprised. I've passed the hotel probably a thousand times over the years and never noticed it.

Our Yearly Getaway

San Diego, CA - June 2014

If you are wanting to stay at a cute, little hotel that covers all the little things, then this is the place for you. My husband and I try to stay here every year. The people that work here are super nice and very helpful!

The Friendliest Hotel by Far

London, UK - June 2014

During our 2 week stay in the US, this was the friendliest hotel by far. On arrival we were greated warmly and told about all the great extras the hotel offers. Not only does it offer free beach equipment, towels and body boards it also has daily yummy freshly baked cookies!

Very Welcoming

Macomb, MI - June 2014

Warren greeted us at the front door, very nice and you can tell how proud he is of bay shores. This is not a luxurious hotel but if you want cozy and feel welcomed this is the place for you. The beach is nearby and they let you rent bikes and beach chairs. The continental breakfast wasn't too bad. My husband appreciated the wave and water report they post along with surfer pictures in the room.

Unexpected Pleasure

Scottsdale, AZ - June 2014

My husband and I stayed at this hotel last week for 3 nights. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised! The hotel is tastefully done and very cozy. Ralph, Paul and Warren were so welcoming and accommodating and couldn't do enough for their guests. The rooms were very clean and had all amenities necessary, even a refrigerator and safe were tucked away in the closet.

Spitzen Beach Hotel!

Dusseldorf, Germany - June 2014

Waren für zwei Nachts im Bay Shores Peninsula und hatten hier eine großartige Zeit. Sehr schön eingerichtete Zimmer und ein ganz tolles Frühstück, dass man auf der Dachterasse des Hotels einnehmen konnte. War bestimmt nicht der letzte Besuch! Absolut zu empfehlen!

Perfect location...perfectly funky!

Pismo Beach, CA - June 2014

I have stayed there numerous times over the last 5 years both when business took me to Orange County or when family obligations did the same thing. This is a memorable location and the rooms were well appointed and very clean. The staff was very accomodating and the make your own breakfast fixins were great. Oh yeah, did I mention the chocolate chip cookies on arrival.


Saugus, CA - June 2014

This hotel really exemplifies what customer service is all about. They are super friendly and accommodating and they have so many perks for their guests. Free wifi, cookies, breakfast, parking, movie rentals, the works! The price is reasonable and the location is FANTASTIC!!! They are right in between the bay and the ocean which is perfect and they are walking distance to the bars and restaurants.

Funky & Quaint

Ohio, US - June 2014

No complaints! Friendly staff, nice clean rooms. Short walk to the boardwalk and beach. Sun deck on roof. They loan beach chairs and umbrellas. Nice amenities! Very pleasant stay! On a busy street but traffic noise was not a problem, and I don't like noisy places. I would stay here again.

Stand Out Hotel

Top Contributor, Tripadvisor - June 2014

Bay Shores is a stand-out in Newport Beach, and a stand-out in the whole area around Newport. No other property has its home-like features, and friendly, comfortable, and helpful service !

Beautiful Courtyard

Anchorage, AK - June 2014

My mom and I went to this hotel because we were traveling impromptu needed a place to stay but we just happened to notice it out of the corner of our eye. We stopped and we were glad we did! Room was awesome-very plush, wonderful and clean. Our room opened to a beautiful courtyard with a flowering, fragrant hibiscus.

LOVED staying at Bay Shores!

New Brunswick, NJ - June 2014

I LOVED staying at the Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel !!  I loved everything about your hotel, had a wonderful time, and can’t wait to return!  Your staff was extremely friendly and courteous, they all made us feel so welcome – especially Ralph and Warren.  The breakfast was great, the roof top deck was lovely, your hotel location was good, our room was very nice, the available beach equipment was a nice surprise, and of course the 3 pm cookies were the best.  I