Resort at Pelican Hill

Resort at Pelican Hill

22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Beach, CA 92657, United States
+1 949 467 6800

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Resort at Pelican Hill
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Sat 9/24

About Resort at Pelican Hill

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Discover a place like none other at The Resort at Pelican Hill. This stunning, five-star luxury resort showcases the beauty of the California coastline with an unrivaled ocean view. The majestic architecture is inspired by the Italian Renaissance, including sleek Tuscan columns adorned with handmade terracotta finials and an iconic coliseum pool with a hand-cut, hand-laid glass tile base. The opulent design and sunny, Mediterranean climate of Newport Beach along with the beauty of Crystal Cove transport guests to an oasis of calm and beauty.

The Resort at Pelican Hill features spacious,residential-styled accommodations, including bungalows and garden villas, each with a breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean or the lush gardens, spread out across 504 acres of verdant hills, bursting with beautifully manicured trees. Both are luxuriously appointed with high ceilings, sumptuous amenities, Italian limestone fireplaces, granite wet bars with refrigerators, and lavish bathrooms featuring double sinks, deep soaking tubs, and marble, walk-in showers. Villas include private garages, fully-stocked chef's kitchens, and large terraces with breathtaking views. In-room dining is available for all guests 24 hours a day.

The Resort at Pelican Hill is home to four gourmet restaurants, two cafes, and a massive social lounge featuring live music, aftenoon teas, craft cocktails, fine wines, and gourmet small plates. It features a world-class, 36-hole golf club with two challenging courses and golf classes every weekend.

The venue also boasts one of the most celebrated spas in California, honored for nine consecutive years with the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Rating and designated as California's number one spa by Condé Nast Traveler. The spa features 22 treatment rooms, a full-service salon, a fitness center, and more with special packages tailored to your unique needs.

The venue is also ideal for conferences and weddings, with 23,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, two expansive ballrooms, an ocean-view event lawn, and terraces and more.

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Amenities at Resort at Pelican Hill

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Lockers
  • Storage available
  • Fireplace
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor


  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Additional bathroom
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Dining table

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Cooking classes
  • Beauty salon
  • Hiking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • CD player
  • Smartphone dock
  • TV
  • DVD player

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Steam room
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Sauna


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Private parking
  • EV charging station
  • Airport shuttle
  • Valet parking


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony


  • Electric blankets
  • Feather pillow
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Playground
  • Baby safety gates


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Aerobics
  • Fitness center

Reviews of Resort at Pelican Hill

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9.1 Excellent
Pros:It’s an akaIng resort.
Cons:Price point more realistically ....
5.7 Passable
Pros:the views and the bungalow room was great
Cons:food service (both in room and at the pool lunch) was slow, inaccurate and not as expected. although the food quality was very good.
10.0 Excellent
Pros:Much better than the Ritz @ Laguna Nigel or Montage. Outstanding service
10.0 Excellent
10.0 Excellent
Pros:EVERYTHING was Amazing. The view, service, room service, amenities and the room was perferct
Cons:We loved everything
7.1 Good
Pros:Beautiful resort! Loved our room. Food was amazing! Love the boutique on site.
Cons:Front desk was great. Had an early check in. Staff overall was very slow and not to experienced when it came to bellman and room service. Every time we called for something we sat on hold for a period of time. Then when we left the resort i couldn't see out of my car windows. I had hard water spots all over my beautiful clean mercedes. The sprinklers covered my car and when i asked the valet to help with windex they looked at me like I was crazy.
6.0 Okay
Pros:The place is awesome and we really enjoyed it
Cons:The place is 5stars but the service and the employees are 0 stare


22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Beach, CA 92657

What's nearby

  • Inspiration Point1.7 mi
  • Sherman Library and Gardens2 mi
  • The Wedge2.3 mi
  • Fashion Island2.6 mi
  • Newport Beach California Temple2.8 mi
  • Big Canyon Country Club2.9 mi
  • Orange County Museum of Art3.1 mi
  • Balboa Pavilion3.4 mi
  • Balboa Pier3.5 mi
  • Newport Harbor Nautical Museum3.5 mi
  • Balboa Fun Zone3.5 mi
  • Bren Events Center4.2 mi



Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Resort at Pelican Hill

  • Yes, children aged 4 to 12 can be enrolled in Camp Pelican, a children’s activity day camp led by childcare specialists. The camp offers numerous activities on a half-day or full-day basis, including lunch, snacks and access to the children’s clubhouse, which features plenty of arts and crafts materials, ping pong tables, karaoke, computers, board games and books. Themed activity days are on offer, and on occasional weekends, kids can enjoy a movie night with dinner and popcorn. Traveling with teenagers? Dedicated teen excursions are also available, from surf camps to bike tours or a kayak trip through Newport Harbor.

  • The hotel is located around a 15m drive from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange County Airport, a journey that is very easily made by taxi or rental car. Taxis, limousines and pre-arranged as well as rideshare services are all available from the airport, with a standard metered taxi costing around $30 to make the trip.

  • While the hotel doesn’t have a private beach, it does offer guests an exclusive service at the nearby Crystal Cove beach. This beautiful, 3 mi stretch of sand is well known in the region and can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own lounger and umbrella. The hotel offers a complimentary hourly coach service to Crystal Cove, also providing guests with a beach bag containing towels and bottled water. A concierge at the beach can help make reservations in one of the dining establishments such as the Beachcomber Café, and there are numerous activities on offer.

  • Yes, there are plenty of ways to explore the local area when staying at The Resort At Pelican Hill. Options include a bike tour along the cliffs above Crystal Cove, a day of sailing, a kayak tour around Back Bay, or a sea lion eco-tour during which guests will explore the sanctuaries along the coast of Laguna Beach. Other options include an excursion to Catalina Island, which you can explore on a further guided tour or enjoy at your own pace, and an exclusive 4-8 person helicopter ride and tasting tour of California’s legendary wine country.

  • Thanks to its beachside location, The Resort At Pelican Hill offers guests the chance to take part in plenty of water sports: kayaking, paddle boarding and surfing lessons or equipment rental are all available, and you can also rent an electric boat. Other options include strength training and outdoor yoga classes, and daily fitness walks along the beach.

  • Guests can enjoy a shopping spree without even leaving the hotel thanks to the range of shops on offer at The Resort At Pelican Hill. These include Newsstand & Gifts, which stocks everyday and travel essentials besides books. Other shopping options include the specialist Golf Shop, a cosmetics boutique and designer clothing in Allegra.(Prices checked 05/04/19).

  • Resort at Pelican Hill is located at 22701 Pelican Hill Road South in Newport Coast, 5.4 miles from the center of Newport Beach. Inspiration Point is the closest landmark to Resort at Pelican Hill.

  • Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Resort at Pelican Hill.

  • Yes, Resort at Pelican Hill offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Resort at Pelican Hill is 6.2 miles from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty. Resort at Pelican Hill is 23.8 miles from Long Beach Municipal.

  • Yes, Resort at Pelican Hill is a pet-friendly hotel.

  • Yes, Resort at Pelican Hill has a pool onsite.

  • KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Resort at Pelican Hill and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Resort at Pelican Hill.

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Distance to city center

5.4 mi

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Nearest Airport

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Distance to airport

6.2 mi