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Venues in Newport Beach, CA,
(949) 675-3412

About Us

The Balboa Inn is a lavish oceanfront wedding venue based in sunny Newport Beach, California. The beautiful beach resort offers an atmosphere of casual elegance and charm. The luxurious modern amenities and professional full-service staff, combine to make your time at the inn unforgettable. Established in 1929, the venue has not lost any of its authentic coastal aesthetic with Mediterranean-style buildings and courtyards. This venue is within walking distance of Newport Beach’s Fun Zone, which offers an excellent way to spend an afternoon before or after your event.

Facilities and Capacity

The Balboa Inn provides couples with options of both gorgeous outdoor and immaculate indoor event spaces to choose from for their special day. The courtyard is an excellent area to welcome your guests. It features potted palm trees and the venue’s original handcrafted tiling, set to the sound of the Pacific Ocean crashing onto Newport’s sandy shores. The Terrace has a guest capacity of 140, making this a wonderful environment for couples to have a meaningful ceremony or relaxing cocktail hour. With breathtaking panoramic views overlooking Catalina Island and all the way through to Dana Point, this event space is a picturesque backdrop for any occasion. The Siena Ballroom can host up to 175 of your nearest and dearest and provides a wonderful space to say your “I dos” in grand style. The Siena Dining Room and its adjacent courtyard creates a warm and relaxing environment to host your wedding reception as the sea breeze flows through.

Services Offered

Balboa Inn provides unparalleled all-inclusive packages with the aim of creating a memorable experience for couples on the most special day of their lives. Experienced event planners can help coordinate couples’ big day, focusing on important details and making sure everything runs to schedule. Couples can provide their own decor if they wish, however, the venue has item rentals and set-up services available.

Cuisine

Balboa Inn’s executive chef and culinary team can provide your event with five-star Italian food from deliciously designed menus. Cake cutting is complimentary with every wedding package, however, couples who provide their own cake can still arrange the service at a small fee. Cash bars or open bars can be set up for couples and can provide a range of beverages such as house beer, wine, and liquor.


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4.2 out of 5
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  • I gave a 5 on responsiveness for Stephanie and Vanessa - these wedding coordinators were more than I ever could have ever asked for and I my wedding would have been nothing without them! The value for the wedding coordinating services is very good (only $500) and Stephanie met with me countless times and exchanged countless emails. The reason I rated overall value at 3.5 is because of the 1500 ceremony fee, 1500 reception fee and the 20% service fee (in addition to sales tax and server gratuity)... I guess these are standard fees but to me, they seemed excessive. They were very flexible with allowing me menu options without additional charge and waived the cake cutting fee in lieu of dessert options. Also, the owner is not very willing to negotiate the room block rate. Very few of my guests opted to stay at the Inn due to the room rates. Also, there is no parking (except $35 valet) and so guests need to arrive early or uber because parking is crazy during summer. I had to pay my make u... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 3,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 1,500.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 2,500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 1,500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Dessert, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 18.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    House Liquor, House Wine

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

    4

    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Beach, Hotel

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Pet Friendly

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, July, August, September

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, October, November, December



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