Doryman's Oceanfront Inn

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


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
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining4.2

Doryman's Inn

4.2 on October 28, 2016

First of all the location is perfect. Walking distance to all the bars and restaurants and you even get your own parking space. Rooms are spacious and unique. They are older so be prepared but they are arranged very nicely. The only drawback is the noise from the walkway that runs along the beach. People like to have fun along this row and you will hear it most of the night. But if you are ok with that then this is your place. I enjoyed doing my stay and staff was awesome

We have to go back!

5 on October 12, 2016

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights during our Honeymoon and absolutely loved every minute of it! Definitely coming back for a future anniversary.

What an incredible B&B

4.6 on October 11, 2016

Such an amazing place, very historic looking, beautiful decor and ambiance. Perfect location right by the beach. We stayed in Room 4, it was very nice, can easily sleep 4, as long as each bed has 2 people. The only negative is that it can get noisy at night, since the location is right near all the fun night spots. However, they do provide you with earplugs in case you need them.

West Coast Getaway

4.0 on October 01, 2016

Great location during the day, right on the beach, watching the suffers and sunset, staff is wonderful, rooms are very eclectic ,clean, well equipped, restaurant and bar are wonderful. At night, the hotel is surrounded by bars and very very noisy until the early hours when the street sweeper arrives, don't expect a good nights sleep

Great location, large room, noisy area, nice staff

3.0 on September 28, 2016

We picked this area for location. We had rented a house before in this area and love the location. Walking distance to many places to eat and get supplies for the beach. Beaches are large and so plenty of room in the water and on the beach. The location is a mix. It is close to all the activities, but it also is noisy at night. We were there when it wasn't peak season, and still the patrons of the bars and food places adjacent to the hotels have people that stay up late and make some noise. Our room was large. The continental breakfast is not elaborate. The staff and manager was nice. The price for being right on the beach was very reasonable. The hotel doesn't have a lot of amenities itself but you are a short walk to everything you would need on vacation. It is a small hotel and sometimes the front desk has someone there and sometimes there isn't a person at the desk. The cost is reasonable for being right adjacent to the beach in an expensive area. We have a sound machine plus I sleep with headphones so the noise wasn't much of an issue but that would be the main thing you should prepare for if you are a light sleeper.

Great location, great dining

4.2 on September 11, 2016

The rooms here are like a trip back in time...very Victorian and quaint. Our room had a great beach view...although along with that comes the accompanying noise...which continued all night. Everything in the room was nice...but it could definitely benefit from a good, thorough cleaning...moving furniture, etc. The onsite dining, at 21 Oceanfront, was outstanding. Excellent food, service and ambiance!!!!

Perfect beach weekend

4.6 on September 04, 2016

Everything was very easy. Staff was very helpful, made sure we always had everything we needed. Love the Victorian feel. Cannot beat the location. Yes a little noisey through the Nunn night. Could still hear the ocean over the noise so was never bothered by it. Couldn't have asked for a better trip.

Quaint place in a great location

3.6 on August 31, 2016

The location of Doryman's Inn is great if you want to see the ocean....and being on the second floor afforded us beautiful views of the beach. The rooms are like a step back to the Victorian many nice touches. However, the noise level (both morning and night) from the people below was impossible to ignore...and we had to sleep with the windows closed which made the room very warm...not so nice in August. suggestion.. the furniture should be moved occasionally so that the carpet underneath could be vacuumed. There was dust about an inch thick under the nightstand in our room where the vacuum cleaner couldn't reach. Otherwise, we enjoyed our stay...but probably wouldn't choose to stay again because of the noise factor.

Dorymans Inn

3.8 on August 15, 2016

Lovely room and location. Very private feeling

Nice but noisy

3.4 on July 31, 2016

Very nice place, but Saturdays night very crowded and loud, till very late in the night

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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

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Location Type

Bayside, Oceanfront, Oceanview


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

Amusement Park, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Live Music, Movie Theater, Night life, Ocean, Picnic area, Sports venue

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Homestay, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

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

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Amenities Basket, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, 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.