360 degrees of fun. Although we are known for being the finest business hotel in Orange County, our guests also find that Island Hotel is the perfect place to “get away.” Our ideal location and warm weather offers a variety of activities from strolling across the street to Fashion Island for open-air shopping and dining to long walks on the beach. There’s also championship golf, boating at Newport Harbor, charming Balboa Island, plus all the exciting attractions that Southern California is known for. So, no matter what your reason is for visiting Newport Beach, we’re ready to make your stay memorable.