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Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel

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Welcome to the Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel - Dana Point Harbor - Doheny State Beach. Conveniently located on Pacific Coast Highway and minutes from Laguna Beach, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Camp Pendleton, the Ritz Carlton, St. Regis, and the Montage Resort and Spa. Our AAA rated hotel features 34 comfortable two-room suites with partial ocean views from their balcony and 8 spacious king suites with whirlpool tubs for two. All rooms (with the exception of ADA Rooms) have jetted tubs with showers. All rooms have two phones with voice mail; one with speaker. We are conveniently located 1 block from Dana Point Harbor and Doheny State Beach. Our area is known for its fine beaches, recreational activities, specialty shops, restaurants and fine art galleries. Whale watching excursions are offered in Dana Point Harbor during the California Gray Whale migration. The hotel is located just two miles from both San Juan Capistrano and San Clemente, four miles from Laguna Beach. Weekly rates available based on a 7 night stay. Contact the hotel directly for details and rates.
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Property amenities
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
Dry Cleaning
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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88Good for walkers
Grade: 88 out of 100
86Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
21Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has become our "Go-To" hotel in Dana Point. We are in town approximately every 2-3 months. They usually have a good rate too. Friendliest staff. Everything you need is included: Daily Breakfast, in-room internet, computers in the lobby along with a printer if you...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Ok. So I stayed at this hotel because my college roommate was getting married at a venue in Dana Point. I love this hotel. It is very clean, very quiet, and very close to everything. Doheny beach is about 5 minutes away. Plus, it is...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Plus Marina Shores HotelResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for this absolutely awesome review, not only of the Marina Shores, but of the Dana Point area as well. I hope your friend's wedding was a smashing success and that ALL the guests had a wonderful time no matter where they stayed!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At least 7-10 rooms with dogs in them Do not want to stay on a room that has had dogs in it !!! Do any of the dogs have fleas??... pretty ALL dogs !!Do they clean the rooms well enough to mitigate germs , fleas...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Plus Marina Shores HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay at the Marina Shores Hotel ... while we strive to offer everyone a positive experience and when that doesn't occur, we need to be held accountable. Yes, we are a pet friendly...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This best western was one of the best I have ever stayed at and I have stayed at a bunch over the past couple of years - it was the staff that made this hotel - they checked our group in quickly - they made...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Plus Marina Shores HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review and we are so happy that you enjoyed your time at the Marina Shores and we hope your trip to beautiful Catalina Island provided you and your family with some great memories of your vacation on the southern coast...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Thank you to the staff here for being so nice and helpful. Rooms were very clean and check in/out was very convenient.Morning breakfast had great choices. Great location,easy access to the freeway.We really enjoyed our stay.

Review collected in partnership with Best Western
Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Vijay S
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David R
24 October 2017|
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Response from Peter C | Property representative |
We are a block and a half off Doheny State Beach and make it a point never to imply that our rooms have an ocean view. From the balconies of our two room suites you get a glimpse of the ocean, across the street and through... More
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Frank R
28 November 2016|
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All children under 18 stay for free (with a registered adult, of course). Also, if you would like a crib for your grandson, we offer those at no additional charge; just make sure you put the request in with your reservation... More
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9 July 2016|
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The pet area by the hotel is very small, but there is a park that is pet friendly up the hill behind the hotel.
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Room Tips
"ask for 3 floor"
Camper46227356320
4 Nov 2018
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"The laundry room is on the 2nd floor"
Tleemur
1 Aug 2018
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"ask for a modern room"
Rosquete
26 Jul 2018
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"We were in a corner room on the third floor and it was perfect."
laineed2013
18 Jun 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$111 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
holiday inn express dana point harbor - doheny beach hotel dana pointholiday inn dana pointdana point holiday inn
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaDana Point
NUMBER OF ROOMS
86
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