Destinations: Panoramic Appeal

Luxurious accommodations await business and pleasure travelers alike at Island Hotel in Newport Beach, just a stone’s throw from John Wayne Airport.

An upscale hotel in the heart of the city, the chic Island Hotel Newport Beach is ideal for business and leisure travelers alike. Recently renovated, the hotel has been transformed into a charming oasis that not only boasts panoramic coastal views – the 295 guest rooms and suites feature private balconies or furnished patios overlooking the Pacific Ocean – but also offers every amenity necessary to truly enjoy your visit. From the moment you arrive at the Island Hotel Newport Beach, whether for a stay or simply to take advantage of the great food and nightlife options, the attentive care of the well-trained staff will make you feel right at home at this luxurious home away from home.

Ideally located across the street from the upscale shopping and fine dining that constitute Fashion Island, the five-star hotel is also an easy drive from popular Southern California attractions such as Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, and Angels Stadium. It’s also conveniently close to John Wayne Airport, Long Beach Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, or Ontario Airport.

Featuring a new restaurant and lounge, new club lounge, boutique marketplace, and updated fitness and spa areas, the Island Hotel Newport Beach offers myriad amenities including curbside check-in, fast Wi-Fi, dedicated concierge services to nightly turndown service, iMac workstations, a DVD library, and many on-property conveniences. In addition, all of the room décor has been updated in an elegant, minimalist coastal style that incorporates pleasant splashes of color and luxurious touches – such as Egyptian cotton and goose down – to make your stay more enjoyable.

The 1,470 square-foot Governor’s Suite living area

Coastal Dining at Its Best

Whether you choose the recently opened Oak Grill, Aqua Lounge, Island Club or decide to partake poolside, dining has never been more pleasurable than at the Island Hotel Newport Beach. Bask in the rays of the rising or setting sun as you settle into the Island Club atop the Island Hotel on the 20th floor. Allow the panoramic coastal views to enhance your experience as you enjoy continental-style breakfast goodies and evening snacks in this comfortable lounge, including beer and wine during the daily “wine down” hour.

Enjoy the live entertainment as you dine alfresco on the Oak Grill’s beautiful outdoor deck area, lit by tree lanterns and a fire pit, or in the comfortable indoor seating. The menu incorporates global influences into its take on California cuisine. If you’re looking to mingle, try the adjacent Aqua Lounge for a midday craft cocktail or a nightcap. Subtly lit with blue lights and designed around a well-appointed circular bar, the trendy lounge transforms into a lively yet intimate club as the evening goes on, featuring music and dancing with rotating DJs.

The Oak Grill dining room
All photos courtesy of Island Hotel Newport Beach

For those seeking to pick up a quick snack or drink, the lobby’s conveniently located Market Place offers reasonably priced snacks and beverages, making it unnecessary to leave the comfort of the hotel. Those in search of more intimate dining options will appreciate the in-room dining services available 24 hours a day.

Achieving Balance

Looking for a bit of rest and relaxation? The newly remodeled 4,000-square-foot Spa at Island Hotel is first-class. Complete with nine treatment rooms, the spa offers a la carte services such as body treatments, facials, and massages as well as all-inclusive spa packages. In all cases, skilled therapists will happily tailor your treatments to your specific needs. Try the Balinese Island Escape or Travel Recovery Massage treatments for the ultimate in relaxation.

The fitness center is open daily and features an oversized cardio room, lit tennis courts, and a heated pool. The lovely Southern California weather enhances the pool’s relaxing atmosphere, making you feel as though you’re truly in an island setting.

Events and Meetings

Island Hotel Newport Beach caters to business travelers while also serving leisure guests seeking a luxurious oasis. Special events – corporate retreats, meetings, weddings, and other gatherings – can be hosted in Oak Grill, Aqua Lounge, and other inviting spaces throughout the hotel. Numerous ballrooms, accommodating between 10 and 1,200, can be reserved, and the hotel staff will make certain all is in place for your event.

Island Hotel has 23,000 square feet of event space and can accommodate anywhere from 10 to 1,200

A business hotel at its core, the Island Hotel Newport Beach nevertheless knows how to party – and how to treat its guest like royalty. Here you’ll find a picturesque spot to conduct business or meet friends, a comfortable work space, delicious food, and the best that Newport Beach has to offer – at your very own island oasis.