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!

Sunday, April 29, 2012

OC Marathon 2012

O C Marathon, Sunday, May 6, 2012.  The start line for the OC Marathon is down the street from the Newport Channel Inn at the Fashion Island shopping mall in Newport Beach. 

This weekend is also the finale of the Newport Beach Film Festival, so come stay and make a weekend of it!    For Newport Channel Inn room reservations call 949 642-3030 or book online at

Start time is 5:30 a.m. for the Full Marathon and 6:15 for 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 Full and Half Marathon courses begin 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. They continue 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 Half Marathon then heads to the OC Fairgrounds finish line while the Full Marathon 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.

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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Newport Boat Show 2012

The 39nd annual Newport Boat Show at Lido Marina Village is April 19 – 22, 2012, and is just down the street from the Newport Channel Inn.  This is the West Coast’s top boat show with over 300 boats on display. 

Here 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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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Newport Beach Film Festival 2012

The 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival begins April 26 and runs daily through May 3, 2011.  Lots of movie stars and celebrities are coming to town!  Opening night stars scheduled to attend include Ivan Sergei, Joel David Moore, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jon Lovitz, Rita Wilson, Tom Arnold, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Peter Stormare, Wendie Malick & Nicollette Sheridan.  400 films will be shown during the run of the festival, many of them world premieres, from filmmakers in over 50 countries.  Film stars, directors, screenwriters, and cinematographers will be on hand throughout the festival to promote their work. 

Advance purchase tickets and show schedules are available on the Newport Beach Film Festival website. 

During last year’s festival, the filmmakers and stars of two films stayed at the Newport Channel Inn.  Both films won awards!  To book your stay, rooms at great rates are available on Newport Channel Inn’s website at or you may call the Newport Channel Inn direct at 949 642-3030.

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