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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location and the comfort of the Surfside Inn would be hard to match when visiting seaside California. Our one bedroom unit was clean and inviting. It was more than adequate for a lovely fall week at the beach. The oversize jacuzzi tub in our bathroom was a surprise, but perhaps Boomer-age surfer guests who desire a soak use theirs....

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Eva, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. We appreciate the kind words! It sounds like you really enjoyed your stay with us and we're so happy to hear it! Hopefully you can come stay with us again soon! Amanda Burgess, General Manager

Glendale, California
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Just spent a wonderful week at the Capistrano Surfside Inn. The check-in was the easiest we have ever experienced. We were immediately offered help with our luggage.The wonderful front desk staff was so efficient and friendly and the resort manager personally welcomed us. Our spacious 2 bedrm, 1 full bath with separate sink in 2nd bdrm., wonderful ocean views across...

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Carole, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We would love to have you as our guest again soon! Amnanda Burgess, General Manager

Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We loved it so peaceful and soothing so much privacy nobody even bothers you there you can do whatever you like you just enjoy your self completly and what a great ocean view you have. it was awsome and very clean

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review! Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back and stay with us again soon! Amanda Burgess, General Manager

Palm Desert, California
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The Capistrano Surfside Inn is a comfortable pleasant place to stay in an excellent location. Half the units are Oceanside with an awesome view of the ocean – and one just walks across the road to the beach! The location is very close to Dana Point and it's charming Harbor, and close to lovely charming Southern California towns such as...

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. Your positive words are really appreciated. We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us, both at the resort and in the area. Please come back and be our guest again soon! Amanda Burgess, General Manager

Monrovia, California
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

People all still awesome, but property needs better oversight on the upgrades. Waves are eating up the beach and most of the palms roots are exposed. The dolphin and whale are very active in the waters of this area. Overall a wonderful time with good friends

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Sharon, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. I agree with your opener "people all still awesome, but property needs better oversight on the upgrades." Our staff IS AWESOME! We are in the process of upgrading our units, I hope you had the opportunity to see one of the ungraded units, they are fantastic! We...

Reviewed 4 May 2016

We had an ocean view which we loved. We were on the third floor. all the rooms feature a balcony which we enjoyed. The balcony had a barbecue and we did steaks one evening for dinner. We sat on the balcony and played Mexican Train one afternoon.which was lovely. The train did not bother us. The traffic seemed more noisy...

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Mary J, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review! And we agree that the train is not bothersome and rather just part of the SoCal beach culture. The resort has double paned windows and sliding glass doors so the traffic noise in non-existent when you close up the unit. I'm so glad you enjoyed your...

Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Its really hard to beat the location of these condos at Capistrano Beach. It is right across the street from Doheney State Park with surfing, paddle board, volleyball, picnic facilities, fire pits etc. We slept with the windows open to hear the waves rolling all night, which was awesome except for the intermittent train going by across the street (but...

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Carrons, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. I think you painted a perfect picture of our resort and it's FANTASTIC location! I couldn't have said it better myself! Also- we are renovating the rooms so that "dated look" will be a comment of the past the next time you come to stay with us....

Reviewed 2 May 2016

This place is OK, not great. The location and staff are positives, but there is a lot more negative with this place. The main thing is that the furniture is SO uncomfortable. The couch was hard and awkward. The bed was overly soft with hard overstuffed pillows. Our necks couldn't take it. We tried the pullout couch which was awful....

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Hello T381, First, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review, we really appreciate it. I appreciate the feedback about the location, and even more so, the kind words about the staff. They are AMAZING hard-working people who try their hardest to make sure your stay is memorable. Those big jetted tubs in the rooms (from...

Layton, Utah
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We have visited this resort for years. There are positives and negatives with this property, though since we keep coming back, obviously the positives out weight the negatives. It is an older California beach property. The Pacific Coast Highway runs right in front as well as the train track. But, the ocean is right there too. I can easily look...

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. I feel your review very accurately describes our resort. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to your return visit. Amanda Burgess, General Manager

Big Bear Region, California
Reviewed 26 January 2016

To Whom it May Concern: I just completed a week at the Capistrano Surfside Inn which was an exchange through Trading Places. I feel that the folks at Trading Places did us a disservice by failing to inform us that the $764.00 for a week in this place would have us facing a mound of dirt in the back of...

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Hello Mr. Miller, Anytime you do a timeshare exchange, I recommend that once you have a confirmed exchange you contact that resort directly to ask them how they assign the rooms. Every resort does it a different way. The exchange paperwork states that you are not guaranteed a particular view. However, we allow our owners to call in 3 months...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Capistrano Surfside Inn

Address: 34680 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1301
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Price Range: ₹ 13,273 - ₹ 13,341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Capistrano Surfside Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Capistrano Surfside Hotel Capistrano Beach
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Dana Point
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“Front units sunny ocean view. Rear units very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles meetjudith, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms have the view. The back rooms do not”
 of 5 bubbles M5816PImaryj, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Definitely request an Ocean View Room 30 days ahead of check-in”
 of 5 bubbles Carrons, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Make sure that you request, at least 30 days in advance, if you want an ocean view unit or a unit in the back of the complex.”
 of 5 bubbles bobmZ3323XR, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Phone perhaps 2 - 3 months ahead and check out which floors are available.”
 of 5 bubbles 25denniss, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
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