Event HotSpot: Island Hotel | Newport Beach

Located in Newport Beach, the Island Hotel is a perfect destination for your next business meeting, extravagant gala, corporate event, or wedding!

With more than 23,00 square feet of event space, an on-site audio and visual technical team, an incredible banquet and catering staff that can help with both on-site and off-site activities, the Island Hotel is THE place for you to create those special memories for your next social function or celebration.

“This is your dream, we’re just here to make it come true.” -Marianne Danielson, Private Events Manager.

There are multiple venues that can accommodate anywhere from 30 people for a small corporate function, to a 600 plus person seated dinner for a charity gala or large party.

The main Ballroom is 8,710 feet and is perfect for hosting lavish affairs, especially with its large pre-function area with seating and a built in bar. Each room on the property is a blank canvas for you to bring your vision to life.

Other rooms such as the Cabana Room, which opens onto an outdoor terrace, or the Balboa Room, which is perfect to be used as a hospitality suite equipped with plush sofas and a television are available for more intimate events.

The experienced catering staff is at your disposal to help plan and coordinate events, create custom menus, assist in the fulfillment of every detail, and have vendors available to meet any type of entertainment, photography, or special service needs.

The most memorable part of an event is the food. Coastal Catering by Island Hotel is the in house catering department that is talked about all around town. “Your guests will be treated to a culinary experience that rivals Newport’s best restaurants” –Marianne Danielson, Private Events Manager.

They have a fresh take on local, seasonal cuisine and their catering team can handle anything from entertainment to floral arrangements. Coastal Catering is unique because they not only handle events on property, but off property as well. They do corporate events, social events, charity galas, or even events at private residences. Coastal Catering can also give you access to unique high-rise venues, from fashionable Fashion Island, retail spaces, or even a fabulous yacht. They will create a menu to match your gala or party theme perfectly.


Tray Passed Hors d’oeuvres


Roasted Beet Salad with Drake Farms Goat Cheese

Candied Marcona Almonds, Organic Petite Lettuces

California Olive Oil and Sherry Gastrique


Baby Wedge and Dungeness Crab Salad

with Point Reyes Blue Cheese, Bacon Lardon, Cucumbers

Housemade Ranch


Cream of Butternut Squash Soup

with Essence of Curry and Kettle Popcorn


Potato and Leek Soup

with Rock Shrimp and Truffles


Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs on Potato Puree


Chilean Sea Bass on Herb Farro

Melange of Baby Root Vegetables and Kale


Petite Filet of Beef on Truffle Risotto


Roasted Black Cod on Mushroom Ravioli

Asparagus, Rainbow Carrots and Wild Mushrooms


Red Wine Pear Torte


Warm Molten Valrhona Chocolate Cake

with Peppermint Ice Cream

Tableside Coffee Service

Waiters pour wine

Doesn’t that sound delicious!? The Island Hotel truly provides a unique experience and its staff is there to make your event the best it can be. Every event is unique, catered specifically for the client, and treated with care and extreme attention to detail. “We look forward to planning your occasion and fulfilling your vision – flawlessly” (Marianne Danielson, Private Events Manager). Give them a call today to help you plan your next event!

For further information or to look into planning your next event at the Island Hotel, visit their website or contact using the phone number below.

The Island Hotel

690 Newport Centre Drive

Newport Beach, CA 926600

866.554.4620 | WEBSITE


Photos courtesy of the Island Hotel website 

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