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Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel

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34280 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2824 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Fitness centre
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The rooms could use a remodel...smelled musty. Very dark as well, not a lot of light. The carpets needed either a good cleaning or to be replaced! Unless you drive a compact car, parking is very, very tight. They need to have ice machines on...More

Thank Sightsee820601
Response from Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Plus Marina Shores HotelResponded 2 days ago

Not the worst, but pushing very hard to get better! Now that the majority of the tourist season in over, all the hotels in the area are gearing up for their off-season, deep cleaning projects and the Marina Shores is no exception. We will be...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nites and had a 2 room suite w 2 queens. the extra space made our stay more enjoyable than a single room. Location great across from the beach and marina and walkable to grocery shopping and food. Dana Point is awesome...More

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1  Thank Jim L
Response from Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Plus Marina Shores HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jim! Glad you had such a wonderful time and enjoyed exploring Dana Point and the neighboring beach communities. It goes without saying the we're especially pleased that you were so happy with our role in your stay! Welcome to the Marina Shores family and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was excellent! The amenities were great! I was with a wedding party on a weekend where two were booked into the hotel. The service was impeccable from housekeeping, front desk, and management.More

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1  Thank mcleandmm
Response from Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Plus Marina Shores HotelResponded 6 days ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us and it is always so uplifting to hear that we've hit one out of the park. You're 100% correct ... the staff here is awesome and I am so honored to have such a wonderful team....More

Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank tvtowns
Response from Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Plus Marina Shores HotelResponded 1 week ago

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

The staff at this location was phenominal. They were so incredibly friendly and made it feel like we were friends for a long time! The cleanliness of the hotel was top notch and I noticed it instantly. The bed was pretty comfortable but just a...More

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1  Thank kellienortham
Response from Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Plus Marina Shores HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kellie! We're glad we were able to make you a part of our family for a few days. We do our best to make sure everyone feels truly welcome and comfortable ... and we hope you will be making that return trip sometime soon!

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About
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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 More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
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Business
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Family
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Best Value
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Business
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Family
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
86
Price range
US$114 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Express Dana Point Harbor - Doheny Beach Hotel Dana Point
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Holiday Inn Dana Point
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Dana Point Holiday Inn
Location
United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Business
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
86
Price range
US$114 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Express Dana Point Harbor - Doheny Beach Hotel Dana Point
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Holiday Inn Dana Point
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Dana Point Holiday Inn
Location
United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
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Traveller (99)
Room & Suite (249)
Pool & Beach (26)
Dining (5)
Amenities (19)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
Location
Full view
88Good for walkers
Grade: 88 out of 100
86Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
21Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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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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Response from Peter C | Property representative |
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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LVgirl1
9 July 2016|
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Response from Peter C | Property representative |
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
"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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"Room 238 is the best room they have. It has a large balcony and great views."
Gene2459
16 Mar 2018
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