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Island Hotel Newport Beach

Newport Beach Wedding Venue
690 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, California 92660

Contact: Director of Catering and Conference Services
Phone: 949/760-4907
islandhotel.com
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Why We Like This Place

Overlooking the nearby isles of Balboa and Lido, as well as Catalina and the shining sea, there’s a standout wedding venue in swanky Newport Beach. From Island Hotel’s jasmine and lily-scented lobby and richly appointed lounge areas to its lushly landscaped grounds spiked with giant birds of paradise, no detail is overlooked in this Tommy Bahama-inspired setting. The moment your guests arrive at this AAA Five Diamond oasis, they’ll experience the casual elegance of “The Center of Coastal Luxury.”

For weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners and post-celebration brunches, there’s an array of options and amenities. All wedding couples enjoy use of his-and-hers changing suites with roomy closets, private sitting rooms and spectacular views of the urban landscape fronting the ocean. Both brides and grooms will appreciate the chance to get ready in style, while calming pre-wedding jitters in a space other than their honeymoon suite. For additional renewal and relaxation, the hotel’s 4,000-square-foot water-themed spa offers a plethora of island-inspired massages, facials and beauty treatments.

Large affairs work well in the beautifully renovated Ballroom. A soft color palette of gold, tan and sage green provides a neutral backdrop, and cascading crystal chandeliers add a touch of glamour. The adjoining private prefunction room is perfect for mingling and passing hors d’oeuvres, while you and your photographer take photos elsewhere on the hotel’s verdant grounds.

More intimate receptions are held in the sun-filled Cabana Room, a sophisticated space that feels like a garden conservatory. Plantation-shuttered floor-to-ceiling windows and folding glass panels open onto a wraparound patio lined with potted palms and vibrant flowers, creating a wonderful indoor-outdoor flow. Wedding ceremonies can take place on the adjacent terrace, where luxuriant foliage and a 17-foot fireplace add warmth to the poolside enclave.

At all venues on the property, you’ll be treated to superior service and culinary excellence. Out-of-town guests will also enjoy accommodations in spacious rooms or suites—most with coastal views—as well as the heated pool and all the services of the on-site fitness center and The Spa at Island Hotel. For anyone in your party who wants to explore the area, the hotel is close to everything that defines upscale Orange County—sparkling beaches, championship golf courses, maritime recreation in nearby Newport Harbor and world-class shopping at adjacent Fashion Island.

No matter what the occasion, you’ll be delighted with Island Hotel’s resort-like atmosphere and professional staff.

Capacity

Ceremony

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 900
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 220

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 550
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 100
  • Max. Standing Indoors: 900
  • Max. Standing Outdoors: 150

Meetings

  • Max. Seated: 940

CEREMONY CAPACITY: The Ballrom seats up to 900 indoors, and the Cabana Terrace seats up to 220 guests outdoors.

EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The hotel can accommodate up to 550 seated guests with a dance floor.

MEETING CAPACITY: Several flexible meeting rooms hold up to 940 seated guests.

Fees & Deposits

For weddings,30% of the estimated event total is required as a nonrefundable deposit to reserve your date. The balance is due 14 days prior to the event. Luncheons start at $60/person, dinners at $80/person. The cake and/or cake-cutting fee is $6/person. Tax, alcohol and a 23% service charge are additional.

For business functions, the room rental fee varies depending on the rooms and services selected. Please call for details.

Location Uses

Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners
On-Site Accommodations

Services/Amenities

Catering: in-house
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: provided
Bride’s & Groom’s Dressing Area: yes
Meeting Equipment: full range, extra fee
Parking: valet required
Accommodations: 295 guest rooms
Telephone: house or guest phone
Outdoor Night Lighting: provided, special lighting at additional charge
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: BBQ CBA
Cleanup: provided
View: landscaped grounds, pool area
Other: grand piano, in-house wedding cake, spa services, AV equipment, resort-style pool, fitness and business centers

Site Views

Garden
Garden Patio/Courtyard
Landscaped Grounds
Pool Area

Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility
Hotel
Resort/Spa

Restrictions

Alcohol: in-house
Smoking: not permitted
Music: amplified OK indoors
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: not required

Some Essential Info
Catering

Provided

Alcohol

Provided

Amplified Music

Indoors

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair Accessible

Availability

Year-round, daily, 6am–1am.



Alternate Info: Four Seasons Newport Beach