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Doryman's Oceanfront Inn

2102 W Oceanfront , Newport Beach, CA 92663-4327 USA (Show map)

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Encounter the glamour of the past at the Doryman's Inn. Find romance, luxury and resounding elegance in all eleven of the exquisitely Victorian inspired bedrooms.

Discover fine french & American crafted antiques, sunlight streaming through fern-filled skylights and Italian marble sunken bathtubs. In addition all rooms feature floral draperies, gilted-edged beveled mirrors, etched french glass fixtures, fireplaces.

Awake to a delicious Continental breakfast of fresh pastries, seasonal fruits, and a selection of International coffee and teas. Enjoy your breakfast in your room or join other guests in the parlor or on the oceanfront patio. After breakfast, quests are invited to relax and bask in the sun on our rooftop patio.

The Doryman's Inn provides a breathtaking ocean view and the opportunity to glimpse at unforgettable sunsets. Early risers should not miss the dory fishermen returning from the sea with their catch, who for over a 100 years have supplied fresh fish for sale in the open air market in the nearby McFadden Wharf and Newport Pier vicinity.

Visit the Doryman's Inn and experience world class grandeur and gracious living.



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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.0
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining4.1

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Doryman's Oceanfront Inn

4.2 on March 23, 2015

My second time staying here, excellent place in a great location.

Fabulous Vacation Stay

4.6 on January 28, 2015

I loved being able to look out my bedroom window with me lying in bed and seeing the ocean. It's best to come in the 'off season' so you can hear the ocean waves over the people noise. The bed was so comfortable, mattress just the right firmness. The staff was so friendly and the owner even remembered me from a previous stay 6 years ago!

Doryman Great location Friendly Staff

3.6 on January 01, 2015

Great location, great servic

November stay

3.8 on December 05, 2014

Wonderful Restaurant and Bar, Hotel rooms have great view, but bring your earplugs for outside noise.

A Step Back In Time

4.0 on November 05, 2014

I liked all the Victorian Style rooms at Doryman's Oceanfront Inn. However, room #8 was perfect for romance. This room has an oceanview and a canopy covered king size bed. Rooms are docorated with unique antiques, etched french glass fixtures, beveled mirrors with gilted edges, and fireplaces. You can dine at the private ocean view table, the oceanfront patio, or in the parlor. There is a long stretch of beach on each side of the pier. There are shops and dining within walking distance. There is a rooftop patio perfect for relaxing and enjoying a beautiful sunset or sunrise. The staff was profesional and courteous. I highly recommend this unique Bed and Breakfast.

Great spot by the ocean

3.6 on October 17, 2014

Stayed four days this past October. About 10 rooms, half on the ocean side

Great Setting and Views

4.4 on October 08, 2014

Very nice and great views from the room. Pleasant staff. The shower/ tub in our room was in need of some refurbishment/ deep cleaning. All-in-all a nice experience

Great stay

4.6 on September 04, 2014

Dorymans at Newport is a great stay. I was there for a night for a business trip and loved it. The staff was ultra accommodating, the rooms are quaint, and you are steps from the beach and boardwalk. The bar / restaurant downstairs is fantastic. A must stay.

Romantic getaway

5 on August 18, 2014

Wonderfully romantic weekend getaway. Staff was very friendly and the restaurant downstairs was exceptional as well. No need to get back into the car and go anywhere once you arrive. Everything you need is nearby.

Waves of Fun at Doryman's Oceanfront Inn

5 on August 13, 2014

Doryman's Oceanfront Inn is the only place I would want to stay when in Newport Beach. The location cannot be beat. The hotel is quaint yet has luxury amenities such as king-sized beds and modern bathrooms. The fact that the suite price includes a parking spot is phenomenal (once you arrive in Newport Beach, you'll understand why this is a key perk). The view from the bar downstairs is magical and the bartenders are very charming. The one thing I would like to change is to add more overhead lighting options in the Bellagio Suite (probably only an issue for older guests). All in all, this was a delightful place and I can hardly wait to return. Thank you, Doryman's staff, for a wonderful weekend.

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Rooms & Rates

Room 1

This charming oceanfront room features authentic Victorian wall paper in warm peach tones, queen size brass and iron bed, fireplace and marble sunken bathtub.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 2

A very cozy oceanfront room highlighted in powder blue and pink roses, with queen size brass and iron bed, fireplace and Italian marble sunken bathtub.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 3

With classic turn of the century appointments, fireplace, and marble sunken bathtub; this oceanfront gem boasts a dramatic antique king size bed which dominates this warm green hued room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Room 4

Discover this elegantly designed suite in shades of terra-cotta, featuring a floral draped king size bed, bay window off the patio, fireplace and marble sunken bathtub. Relax in the comfortable sitting area...

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Room 5

A very intimate and bright room decorated in rose and burgundy, with a white duvet covered queen size bed. This ocean front room also features a fireplace and marble sunken bathtub.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 6

As you enter into the romantic mint green ambiance, you will discover a dramatic king size canopy bed occupying this unique room. Hand-painted floral borders, fireplace, private dining table and a marble sunken bathtub also captivate your attention. You also have direct access to the breakfast parlor and terrace.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Room 7

Classic Victorian wallpaper & gas burning fireplace characterize this oceanfront spacious room. This exquisite room has a king size bed framed in a valance of cream and burgundy fabric, a rosewood mantle with a gas fireplace & a marble sunk bath tub. A true guest favorite!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Room 8

This beautiful master oceanfront suite has been crafted to reflect all the luster of a by-gone era. Nestle under the canopy covered king size bed detailed in rich tones of gold and bronze or dine at the private ocean view table...A popular room for honeymooners.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Room 9

These enchanting dusty rose quarters offer a brass and iron king size bed, a bay window facing the breakfast patio and direct access to the breakfast terrace. European antiques and a marble sunken bathtub also make this room a masterpeice.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Room 10

Filled with wall to wall black and dusty rose wool carpet, this period setting suite offers a king size bed, green velvet drapes, large sunken marble bathtub and a vintage cast iron trundle bed.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King


A treasure one will cherish for years. Modern elegance grace the inner chamber of this immaculate room. Hand crafted king size bed, dining table for two, jaccuzi and wet bar are just some of the features included.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King


Location Type

Bayside, Oceanfront, Vista oceano


Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne Intl.) 10 miles

Directions to property:

Take Pacific Coast Highway North, Once you enter Newport Beach, you take a left onto Balboa Blvd. Follow the signs to the Newport Beach Pier, about a mile down you will see a sign above the street to the Newport Pier, take the middle lane to the pier. Doryman's Inn will be on your right hand side.

Area Attractions

Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Live Music, Ocean, Picnic area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn, Homestay

On-site amenities

Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , sunken bathtubs

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Billiards, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outdoor Patio Only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations are guaranteed by pre-payment of one night.
  • Cancellations: If you cancel your reservation, seven (7) days cancellation notice is required in order to receive a partial refund.($25 charge for all cancelled reservations) Otherwise, a Gift Certificate will be issued for use at a later date.



Pete Levonian

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  • Time Served: 7:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Vegetarian , Seafood, Steaks

Signature Dish

Baja Pink Abalone
Served Alley West or Garlic Butter Style. Tradition for the past thirty years.


2102 W Oceanfront , Newport Beach, CA 92663-4327 USA (Show map)

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