The “Lifestyle Luxury” Hotel Offers Touchpoints of the Local Area Throughout the Property

Newport Beach, CA – February 19, 2018 – Crescent Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized operator of major hotels, resorts and conference centers in the United States and Canada, today announced the rebranding of the Duke Hotel Newport Beach to the Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel. All 444 guest rooms along with the lobby, restaurant and banquet space will be fully renovated for the conversion, expected to be completed in spring 2018.

The upscale hotel located at 4500 MacArthur Boulevard is just two minutes from the John Wayne Airport-Orange County and offers business and leisure guests convenient access to Balboa Island, the Newport Beach Pier, Disneyland®, Disney California Adventure® Park and Fashion Island.

The property offers a variety of rooms and suites perfect for guests traveling alone or with the entire family. Each guest room is balanced with just the right amenities and decorated in cool relaxing colors. Some rooms offer balconies, while others feature pool views or overlook beautiful Orange County.

The 10-story Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, valet parking, laundry services, a rooftop swimming pool, an outdoor garden area, and a 10,000 square-foot patio complete with a waterfall and fireplace. If you are looking to stay active during your stay, the hotel also provides a 24-hour fitness center, a basketball court, a bocce court and tennis court.

The hotel features a new restaurant and full-service bar: Current, featuring a Pacific Ocean-inspired décor of soft ocean blues and greens, serving coastal cuisine, local craft beers, and specialty cocktails and offering live entertainment from 5:00 – 7:00 pm nightly. The lobby experience has been redesigned and with the addition of the Driftwood Ballroom featuring plenty of natural light, the hotel now boasts 27,000 square-feet of meeting space to accommodate functions for up to 750 people.

The Renaissance Navigator, our take on the modern hotel concierge, will customize a true Newport Beach destination experience for each guest. For more information, please contact the hotel directly at 949-476-2001 or


About Crescent Hotels & Resorts

Crescent Hotels & Resorts is an award winning, nationally recognized, top-3 operator of hotels and resorts. Crescent currently operates over 100 hotels, resorts and conference centers in the US and Canada. Crescent is one of the few elite management companies approved to operate upper-upscale and luxury hotels under the brand families of Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt and IHG. Crescent also operates a collection of legendary independent lifestyle hotels and resorts under Latitudes Collection, Lifestyle by Crescent. Crescent’s clients are made up of hotel REITs, private equity firms and major developers. For more information, please visit or connect with Crescent on LinkedIn.


About Renaissance Hotels

At Renaissance Hotels, It’s Business Unusual. Each of our 170 hotels, located in nearly 35 countries around the world, is unique and every stay offers unconventional programs that help business travelers discover rich, local experiences. We promise to feed the curiosity, fuel the imagination and excite the senses of our guests, who see their business trip as an exciting opportunity for new, interesting and sharable moments. We offer signature events in our lobbies, bars and lounges designed to showcase emerging talent in music, the arts, mixology, gastronomy and more. Renaissance Navigators are neighborhood experts who are ready to assist guests in discovering true local flavors and activities. R.E.N. Meetings offers groups an experience beyond a traditional meeting, rooted in creative sensory meeting design and custom-curated local Navigator excursions and networking events. At Renaissance Hotels, we strive to ensure that every trip is transformed into an eye-opening, unforgettable journey. To discover more visit For upcoming events visit

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