Newport Channel Inn

Newport Beach Hotels, Lodging Newport Channel Inn

NEWPORT CHANNEL INN is the perfect base for your vacation adventure. The glistening waters of Newport Harbor, the Balboa Fun Zone, Catalina Island ferry, harbor cruises, boat rentals, Balboa Island, bicycling, kayaking, sport fishing, whale watching, golf, world-class dining, entertainment and shopping, and our famous sandy beaches are but a few of Newport Beach's many offerings!

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Newport Boat Show

The 38nd annual Newport Boat Show at Lido Marina Village is April 28 – May 1, 2011, and is just down the street from the Newport Channel Inn. This is the West Coast’s premier “Big Boat & Yacht Show” with a large selection of 35’ to 65’ boats and over 300 boats on display.

In town to pick out your next yacht and need a place to stay? Give the Newport Channel Inn a call at 949 642-3030 or book on our website at

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OC Marathon

The OC Marathon is Sunday, May 1, 2011. The start line is here in Newport Beach at the Fashion Island shopping mall. Start time is 6 a.m. for both the Full Marathon and the Half Marathon.

The 5K walk/run start line is at the OC Fairgrounds, which is the finish line for the Full Marathon and the Half Marathon. The 5K start time is 7:30 a.m.

The Marathon course begins with a breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean and wends its way through the seaside village of Corona del Mar, and includes cliff side views of Big Corona del Mar State Beach. It continues past the Newport Harbor Yacht Clubs and multi-million dollar bayside homes and yachts. Newport Beach’s Back Bay comes next, with exceptional water and wildlife views of the Upper Newport Bay Estuary Reserve. The course leaves Newport Beach for Costa Mesa, passing by the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, South Coast Plaza, and onto the Santa Ana River Trail before the home stretch towards the OC Fairgrounds.

Lodging for the event? The Newport Channel Inn is nearly sold out, so call the Inn at 949 642-3030 or book on our website at before all the rooms are gone.

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Newport Beach Film Festival

Lots of movie stars and celebrities are coming to town!  The 2011 Newport Beach Film Festival begins April 28 and runs daily through May 5, 2011.  350 films will be shown, many of them world premieres, from filmmakers in over 40 countries.  Film stars, directors, screenwriters, and cinematographers will be on hand to promote their work.  Advance purchase tickets and show schedules are available on the Newport Beach Film Festival website.

Book your stay on our website at or call 949 642-3030 for room reservations and ask for Newport Channel Inn’s “Film Festival Special Rates”.

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