Duke Hotel Newport Beach

4500 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA
Max Capacity: 550 people
The Fairmont Newport Beach is considered by many to be Orange County’s finest luxury hotel. From the moment you step into its gleaming lobby, you’ll be impressed with its dramatic look and feel, and throughout your event here you’ll experience the high level of hospitality and service the Fairmont name is known for worldwide. You’ll also appreciate the hotel’s enviable location: Set in one of Southern California’s most affluent coastal cities, it’s just a stone’s throw from John Wayne Airport, world-class shopping, a multitude of recreational activities and many local beaches. The Garden Gazebo, edged with multihued impatiens, has been designed for ceremonies. Secluded from hotel guests and protected by tall palms and ferns, it’s very private and serene. After walking through an evergreen arch, you’ll exchange vows under the ivory gazebo, which can be enhanced with floral garlands. Following the ceremony, the lovely surroundings serve as a picturesque backdrop for photography. You have numerous choices for your reception, starting with the elegant Bay Laurel Ballroom where you can dance the night away under a magnificent chandelier. The CitrusRoom is a stunning venue with high ceilings, modern lighting, and floor-to-ceiling windows lining the back wall. In the garden-like Orchid Terrace, glass sliders and ceiling fans contribute to the indoor/outdoor feel. For a quintessential Southern California party, entertain your guests in the Bamboo Garden with its fireplace, fire pit and water feature, or on the glorious Sky Palms pool deck, whose palm trees, umbrellas and cabanas set the stage for a memorable al fresco celebration. The hotel’s cozy Wine Cellar is ideal for a rehearsal dinner or farewell brunch. The Fairmont Newport Beach specializes in California cuisine, but the culinary team can customize a menu for you. Whether you’re planning a small gathering or a full-scale gala, the hotel’s wedding specialist will work with your wedding coordinator to make sure everything runs smoothly. To take full advantage of all the Fairmont has to offer, you and your wedding party may want to indulge in an array of soothing treatments in the hotel’s full-service spa, TheSpa Santé. With more than 8,000 square feet of space and an extensive menu of services, this sanctuary for body and soul provides the ultimate in urban pampering. One of California’s most upscale playgrounds, Newport Beach is not only an A-list wedding location, it’s a prime choice for a honeymoon or vacation. So why not extend your stay at this exceptional hotel—you’ll have the pleasure of prolonging your Fairmont experience and treating yourself to a wonderful getaway.
Recommendations

Out of the confusion of LA and into comfort, An Eventective User from Washington DC

Meeting here was fantastic. We were able to escape the hubbub of mainstream LA (which can be crowded, noisy and dirty) to a calmer oasis close to the beach. The hotel was most colleagues were able to use John Wayne airport instead of LAX, but those that did fly LAX were still able to get down to the hotel without much trouble. The Hotel's facilities were excellent. Plenty of space, excellent internet connectivity. When not meeting, there are plenty of options for relaxation. They included tennis courts on site, a pool with free cabanas, foodservice available poolside, and transportation to local shopping or the beach. Rooms were slightly dated, but still in the 4 star range, and service was excellent. Rooms on the upper floors have a great view all the way to the hills, and plenty of suites are available at a reasonable price. This was a great way to get LA connectability, but Orange County surroundings.

Location
Venue Style
Amenities
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Valet Parking
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 550
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 23
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 20,000
  • Year Renovated: 2007
Serving the Newport Beach, CA Area
Capacity: 200  
$1,440-$7,200 /event
Brand New Banquet Hall for Rent. We offer full catering and service packages, or bring your own food and drink. Our newly remodeled Banquet Hall is located in Ontario and has over 4,000 sq ft of space. With Victorian Style decor that has a modern look and seats up to 150 guests. Our Package will provide you with all the necessities to enjoy a stress-free day. This package can include a delicious organic gourmet meal, great customer service from our wonderful staff, set-up and clean up, and so much more for additional price or simply rent the hall. With our rental, you bring in your own caterer and it gives you all the basics to create your own event from scratch. We have a variety of options. Please contact us to schedule a viewing or answer any questions you may have.
Serving the Newport Beach, CA Area
Capacity: 800  
$3,500-$4,500 /event
With accommodations for up to 800 total attendees for conferences, meetings, seminars, receptions, sales meetings, ceremonies, product announcements, luncheons and happy hours, the Museum of Flying is an ideal location to allow your functions to ‘take flight’ in an interesting and unusual venue that is unlike any other in the greater Los Angeles area. Your guests will be energized and inspired to engage and get the most of your function. Located at one of the oldest continually operating Airports in the United States, the Museum of Flying presents the rich history of aviation as it relates to Southern California with an emphasis on the Douglas Aircraft Company that called the Santa Monica Airport home for more than 40 years. In fact, the Douglas Aircraft Company built more than 10,000 aircraft here during World War II.
Serving the Newport Beach, CA Area
Capacity: 550  
Nestled in the San Bernardino Mountains between Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear, our 200-acre mountain retreat is conveniently located only 90 minutes from Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego Counties. Our conference center is perfect for groups of all types, from small group gatherings of a few dozen people to full corporate retreats. Our spacious new dining hall, meeting rooms and cabins can accommodate large groups of over 500 guests. More than just a beautiful location, Pali Retreat is dedicated to creating a personalized retreat for your group. Our expert-led outdoor adventures are planned by qualified, attentive staff and tailored to meet your needs. We have over a decade of retreat planning experience and are ready to assist you in creating the perfect retreat.
Serving the Newport Beach, CA Area
Capacity: 700  
Located at the Hollywood & Highland Center beside the world-famous Dolby Theater and just steps away from the TCL Chinese Theater and Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, the Hard Rock Cafe on Hollywood Boulevard offers high-energy entertainment and a world-class menu. Our 20,000-square-foot cafe includes spacious seating, a live music area, a bar, and two retail stores offering Hard Rock Cafe’s limited-edition merchandise. Plan a flawless and unforgettable event worthy of a star at Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood on Hollywood BLVD. Our 20,000-sq.-ft. venue has plenty of room for your small or large event, from intimate business meetings, Corporate parties, fundraising galas,rehearsal dinners as well as rocking bar mitzvahs and birthday parties. During your event, guests will enjoy dishes from our made-from-scratch menu and handmade cocktails as well as a unique, interactive experience on the Rock Wall that lets them peruse Hard Rock’s extensive collection of music memorabilia. You can customize menus, merchandise, and audiovisual equipment to make your event one no one will ever forget.
Serving the Newport Beach, CA Area
Capacity: 240  
$35.95-$46.95 /person
Matisse Restaurant inside the Ayres Hotel Manhattan Beach offers delicious American cuisine infused with rich European flavor. Our diverse menus will fill your day with freshness, tickle your palate and satisfy your fine tastes with quality. Lavish events such as weddings and corporate functions, as well as small socials held at Matisse leave a lasting impression on your guests. Treat yourself, family members, associates or special guest to fine wines, exquisite culinary creations in an elegant and friendly atmosphere. Conferences and client meetings held on our premises never fail to impress.
Serving the Newport Beach, CA Area
Capacity: 146  
$750-$3,000 /event
Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Of Lights is the premier holiday event in southern California. For over 110 years the Newport Beach Boat Parade has dazzled spectators. The boat parade in Newport Beach began as a 9 boat affair during the turn of the 20th century and has grown into hundreds of ships and homes in full décor with dazzling light displays and over 2 million people viewing the each year. The decor and amazing light displays begin early in December running throughout the month and into the new year. The parade takes place over 5 nights on third week in December with this year's parade is from December 19-December 23 2018. Holiday parties either set to the back drop of the Newport Christmas Boat Parade or dates throughout December will be treated to amazing light displays, decorated ships, and all the decor that has made Newport Beach one of the top 10 holiday happenings in the nation reported by the New York Times. Newport Landing provides ship rentals for holiday parities of all sizes with a large selection of yachts & ships with many types of amenities. Our event team has years of experience with holiday parties and understands the best formats to ensure your holiday event exceeds expectations and is a complete success.
Serving the Newport Beach, CA Area
Capacity: 180  
$16-$75 /person
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Los Angeles International Airport North is located just one-half mile from LAX Airport and the Los Angeles coastline. Here you'll find the perfect balance of comfort and functionality - with spacious two-room airport hotel suites and elegant ballrooms. A short drive from downtown Los Angeles, this preferred choice of LAX hotels will pamper you in a laid back setting. Featuring 5,500 square feet of meeting space in 7 different meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 200 people, this elegant location offers the best in convenience, comfort, and style. Take advantage of creative menus, exceptional service and choices for a versatile Los Angeles meeting room. From selecting the best ballroom, to planning your menu, to executing your event, we are with you every step of the way. Our Executive Chef will prepare a memorable meal, and our knowledgeable catering staff will ensure a successful event, allowing you to be with your guests.
Serving the Newport Beach, CA Area
Capacity: 400  
We love throwing parties, weddings, and corporate events. Let us help you plan yours. Celebrate poolside, fireside—or mountain-side in our new Sago Ballroom & Terrace.
Serving the Newport Beach, CA Area
Capacity: 550
 
Warm and inviting. Elegant and sophisticated. Enjoy your special event in beautiful surroundings while relaxing with the feeling that you’re among friends. Arbat Banquet Hall brings you unique benefits not offered elsewhere. The Grand Banquet Hall is 100 x 78 feet, with a 50 foot bar. There’s a raised stage for your music ensemble or band, or for company awards ceremonies and new product introductions. A raised Table of Honor awaits Bride and Groom or VIPs. Additional adjoining rooms give you tremendous versatility in party or event planning. We understand that you want to show your guests a fabulous time. And we also realize that staying within your budget is important. We'll help you do both. Welcome to Arbat Banquet Hall!
Serving the Newport Beach, CA Area
Capacity: 200  
Back Bay Conference Center is a Full-Service Banquet Center & Meeting Room Facility that is located on the second level of Irvine Lanes in Orange County, California. We have the unique ability to offer a nice elegant dinner, executive meeting, networking event, holiday party or an energized team-building event. Our onsite catering continues to impress hundreds of events each year. We offer the highest quality ingredients for all of our meals, premium wine & spirits, and impeccable service. Experienced employees, professional and friendly event coordinators to help you with your event from start to finish. Whether your group is 10 people for an executive meeting or a 200-person holiday party, Back Bay Conference Center is the perfect location for you!