Balboa Inn - Newport Beach, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 36.088 W 117° 53.993
11S E 416509 N 3718330
Quick Description: A historic hotel, listed on the NRHP.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/27/2014 7:50:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMMZ8D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Blue J Wenatchee
Views: 1

Long Description:
Taken from wikipedia, "The Balboa Inn is located on the Balboa Peninsula in the city of Newport Beach, California. It was established in 1929, and added to the National Register of Historical Places in 1986. The "Balboa" got its name from the coastal Balboa Peninsula at Newport Beach, California. People from the Los Angeles area who'd seen it started referring to it as 'The Balboa', or the dance being done in Balboa. In its day, the Balboa Inn was the number one hostelry on the Orange County Coast and the present day "Balboa Inn Resort" is popular. [1] The Inn has been remodeled and modernized a number of times but its graceful Spanish Colonial Revival architecture remains. At one time the Balboa Theater, operated by the colorful, hard-drinking, hard-swearing character Madame La Rue, stood next to the Balboa Inn."
Price category: Moderate

Target Market is Budget Traveller: no

Target Market is Tourist/Resort: yes

Target Market is Business Traveller: no

Target Market is Luxury: yes

Noteworthy facilities/attractions:
Beach Balboa Pavilion Pier

Justification for Recommendation:
Been there myself, although never stayed as I live 15 minutes away.

Address of the Establishment:
105 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661

Web site of the establishment: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
Providing a photo of your room is highly recommended to avoid deletion.

Indicate how you booked the accommodation, and what your experience was. Do you agree with the recommendation or have a different opinion?
Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Recommended Accommodation
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log  
NW_history_buff visited Balboa Inn - Newport Beach, CA 3/22/2016 NW_history_buff visited it
bluesnote visited Balboa Inn - Newport Beach, CA 12/9/2014 bluesnote visited it

View all visits/logs