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$199 -- Newport Beach Waterfront Retreat, Reg. $367

Sold out - This deal was published March 06, 2014 and sold out April 05, 2014.
By Nicole Guanlao
Walk in the footsteps of Bogart and Bacall at a AAA 4-Diamond resort that "retains late '40s charm but with many modern-day amenities" (Frommer's). 

Why we love it

  • Saves more than 45% at Balboa Bay Resort, the only 4-star waterfront resort in Orange County
  • Located minutes from picturesque Balboa Island and the upscale Fashion Island mall
  • Boasts a heated, Olympic-size outdoor pool and a waterfront restaurant serving fresh seafood
  • Opened in 1948 as a private beach club, this resort was the stomping ground of legends like Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall and the Reagan family


Balboa Bay Resort
1221 West Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(See Map)
Tel: 855-999-2984

What's included & when

  • Travel through July 2, 2014
  • $199 per night or $358 for two nights
  • Accommodations for two in a 500-square-foot upgraded Courtyard View room with a veranda
  • Bottle of wine (reg. $28)
  • Reduced resort fee of $10 per night (reg. $20)
  • Wi-Fi and glass of wine upon arrival
Travelzoo Tip: Visit Fly.com for flights into Orange County's John Wayne Airport.

The fine print

Not available on: April 3-5, 7-11; May 13-15, 20-25; June 6-7. Update (April 3 at 12:30 p.m. PT): This deal is now sold out on June 17-19. Update (March 28 at 9:23 a.m. PT): April 12, 28 are now sold out. This deal is now sold out March 22. April 7-10 are now available. Purchase a voucher from Travelzoo then call the hotel directly at 855-999-2984 to make a reservation for your desired travel dates. A portion of the resort is under construction. Select dining areas and elevators are closed. The main restaurant, Waterline, is open. Guests can combine multiple vouchers for longer stays, subject to restrictions. A reduced resort fee of $10 per night is not included and will be paid directly to the hotel. This fee covers fitness center and business center access, in-room coffee and tea service, unlimited use of fax services, unlimited local and 1-800 telephone calls, bottled water, newspaper delivery, Wi-Fi and a glass of wine upon arrival. Based on double occupancy. Additional adults are $30 per night, plus an additional $30 per day for roll-away beds. Children 17 years of age and younger are free. This hotel is dog-friendly. Review hotel’s pet policy on its website or call to inquire. Valet parking is an additional $28 per night. Self-parking is an additional $18 per night. Reservations are subject to availability and early booking is encouraged.

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$199 Travel through July 2, 2014   $367
46% off | 438 bought
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Balboa Bay Resort
91% Enjoyed Balboa Bay Resort
91% (138 ratings)
Sold out at
1:59 a.m. CT on April 5


M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

The Southern California resort is ideally situated bayfront on Newport Harbor. Spend an afternoon exploring the waterfront promenades of Balboa and Lido islands, or rent an electric Duffy Boat from the on-site marina to cruise through the waterways.
91% Enjoyed Balboa Bay Resort
(138 ratings)
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Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments


The construction was an inconvenience. We should have been notified at time of booking. We appreciated the transportation services to local restaurants.

May 10, 2014 Robert California, United States

A tie---the friendly, helpful staff and the well appointed rooms.

May 9, 2014 Gil California, United States

Everything was outstanding! They took very very very good care of us! All staff and services were remarkable!

I did a survey for their manager and told him the same great news!

Mar 21, 2014 Jeff California, United States

The free upgrade to a Bay View room!

Mar 19, 2014 James California, United States

The hotel was under massive remodeling, which meant only one elevator worked. Staff was scarce. Very disappointed.

Mar 19, 2014 Colin CA, United States

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1221 West Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Tel: 855-999-2984

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