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
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
Ontario, CA  
Capacity: 200
$1,440-$7,200 per 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.
Santa Monica, CA  
Capacity: 1000
With accommodations for up to 1,000 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.
Burbank, CA  
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!
Hawthorne, CA  
Capacity: 240
$35.95-$46.95 per 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.
Santa Ana, CA  
Capacity: 275
$44-$57 per person
The hotel boasts over 300 sleeping rooms and 8,000 square feet of flexible function / event space to accommodate groups up to 275 people. Host a fabulous event and enjoy the fruits of your labor along with your guests. Our Catering Managers will help with everything from food to entertainment, and our staff will make sure your event is truly memorable. No matter what the event, we'll create the appropriate mood and take the stress out of hosting. (Don't worry, you still get all the credit!)
Dana Point, CA  
Capacity: 120
$1,500-$3,500 per event
Our Dana Point Harbor waterfront venue will be exclusively yours for private events after 3:30 pm, 7 days a week. Whether it is a casual business meeting, family celebration or romantic get-away you desire, Proud Mary’s is available for rent for private late afternoon or evening events. Our patio, equipped with retractable roof, sliding windows and overhead infrared heaters, offers a unique alternative to the standard banquet room. Groups of six to 120 will be treated to a personalized meal, freshly prepared by our talented chef and served by our friendly staff. The theme, decor and entertainment options available are only limited by your imagination. Our knowledgeable event planner is ready to assist in making your event memorable and worry free, and we'll make every effort to exceed your expectations.
El Segundo, CA  
Capacity: 500
$32-$90 per person
Embassy Suites LAX South is a Mediterranean inspired hotel conveniently located in El Segundo directly off the 105 Freeway on Imperial Highway. Our interior space is the perfect scenic backdrop featuring a natural light drenched atrium filled with lush tropical plants and koi filled ponds.
Los Angeles, CA  
Capacity: 200
Located in LA's Arts District and housed in a 96 year-old classic brick building, Crafted Kitchen is a unique venue. With soaring 20-foot high bow-truss ceilings, highly polished concrete floors and plenty of natural light, the 675 sq. foot fully equipped kitchen is a chef’s dream. Paired with a 900 sq. foot patio, this uniquely designed space can accommodate large events, yet still feel intimate for smaller gatherings. Crafted Kitchen is nestled in the heart of the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles, and is conveniently located near the 10, 101 and 5 Freeways. The venue has accommodated Product Launches, Film & Photography Shoots, Cocktail Parties, Seated Dinners, Team Building Activities and more.
Los Angeles, CA  
Our first Bowlero to debut in Southern California, Bowlero Mar Vista offers the area’s premier destination for outrageous fun, out-of-this-world eats, and outstanding private events. Hit the lanes and let the good times roll for date night, family night, birthday parties that amaze, and corporate events that rock the cubicle. Retro-inspired and crafted with a modern touch, Bowlero Mar Vista’s amenities, artwork, and eclectic decor all evoke images of a different world—one that calls to mind the sun, surf, and scenic landscape of a 1970s California road trip. With curves inspired by the coastal highway and the heady style of Armet & Davis, Bowlero Mar Vista’s design is a tribute to roadside motels, rooftop pool parties, roller girls, and the buzz of neon-lit signs that sing to you from the distance. When you’re trying to find California’s most inventive destination for birthdays, kids parties, holiday parties, or unforgettable corporate events, look no further than Bowlero Mar Vista. Our talented party professionals are special event ninjas trained in the art of awesome celebrations. They’ll do all the work while you have all the fun—that way, you can enjoy all the party perks and none of the party buzzkills (like cleanup). They’ll also guide you through our delicious menu of oversized shareables—epic eats and signature drinks that turn every big event into a really big deal—like our five-pound Behemoth Burger, our eight-pound Beast Burrito, our two-foot Mega Dog hot dogs, and the Dunk Tank, a huge fishbowl cocktail that’s meant to be shared.