Pendry Newport Beach Opens Near Fashion Island

October 01, 2023

Pendry Hotels & Resorts proudly opens Pendry Newport Beach, marking its eighth establishment and third unveiling in Southern California. Located steps from Fashion Island, in the former Fashion Island Hotel property, Pendry Newport Beach boasts 295 meticulously refurbished guestrooms, including 114 suites with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, Newport Harbor, and/or Back Bay. Crafted with elegance by Studio Munge, the interiors capture the relaxed essence of Southern California, blending the beauty of Newport Beach with refined architectural elements, showcased in lush, garden-inspired designs.

At Pendry Newport Beach, you'll find a range of exceptional dining, wellness, and lifestyle experiences:

• SET Steak & Sushi: Curated by Clique Hospitality, SET Steak & Sushi offers a fusion of American steakhouse classics and modern coastal cuisine, featuring hand-rolled sushi, sashimi, and specialty rolls. The vibrant beverage menu includes an extensive wine list, classic cocktails, and innovative specialties. 

• Bar Pendry: A luxuriously designed space with a classic bar ambiance merged seamlessly with modernity. Bar Pendry serves light bites, hearty food options, and handcrafted cocktails, making it ideal for private meetings, social gatherings, and cocktail hour. 

• Tree Shack Pool Bar & Grill: Drawing inspiration from Baja flavors and the best of Southern California ingredients, Tree Shack serves masterfully prepared dishes in the outdoor dining patio or by the pool. 

• Spa Pendry: A world-class spa offering a menu of luxury treatments for body, skin, and wellness. Spa Pendry showcases the latest in fitness, wellness, health, and technology, featuring seven treatment rooms, including a couple’s room, eucalyptus-infused steam rooms, and a cryotherapy chamber. 

• Fitness Center: A 24-hour fitness center equipped with Technogym fitness equipment, Peloton bikes, and complimentary amenities.

• Paintbox: Pendry’s signature kids club offering a dedicated kids’ zone with specially crafted activities for children ages 5-12, making every day an adventure for Pendry Newport Beach’s youngest guests.

 • Meetings & Events: With over 58,000 square feet of beautifully designed indoor and outdoor spaces, Pendry Newport Beach is the ideal venue for events of any size or style, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, high-touch service, and well-appointed amenities.

Introducing The Elwood Club, located within its private wing of the resort. The Elwood Club embodies the traditions of luxury hospitality and is the flagship modern members club within the Montage and Pendry Hotels & Resorts lineage. The club offers exceptional experiences in music, art, travel, fashion, food, drink, wellness, and sport through bespoke programming and events, fostering connections and sparking engaging conversations.

The Elwood Club features private, members-only spaces and offerings, including:

• Viamara: An indoor/outdoor dining concept serving as the signature lunch and dinner restaurant for The Elwood Club. Viamara offers a modern Italian twist to complement the character of Newport Beach, featuring a culinary experience with seasonal produce and locally sourced fish and meat, emphasizing sustainability. The menu includes house-made pastas, pizzas, and shareable items, accompanied by Italian wines and craft cocktails. 

• The Pub: A cozy hideaway offering pub fare and a draft beer selection focused on European-style brews, complete with lounge seating, a fireplace, and a golf simulator for game day, a night out, or happy hour. 

• The Cabaret: A unique show venue and nightlife space reminiscent of a classic cabaret show bar. The Elwood Cabaret hosts live entertainment and intimate shows for members, with a beverage menu highlighting rare and refined vintage spirits, timeless craft cocktails, and an extensive Champagne list.

Be among the first to experience Pendry Newport Beach with the Stay & Play offer, including a $75 daily resort credit ($150 for suites and $300 for specialty suites) to use towards any one of the resort’s dining concepts, poolside or at Spa Pendry.

For more information on Pendry Newport Beach, or to book online for stays, please visit

*Photo credit: Christian Horan Photography

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