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BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 15 August 2016

All rooms face Pacific Coast Highway (PCH). We reserved 2 nights in a suite (living room and bedroom) @ $250+ per night. First clues that this was a mistake: standing fan in the living room, only air conditioning was in the bedroom-which faced PCH, pairs of earplugs in bedroom, info about keeping the drapes drawn, how to use air conditioner....

1Thank Linda C
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Everything about our stay here has been effortless. Every member of staff has been helpful from directions to getting us to late night milk for a cup of tea. The hotel is spotless, from rooms to open areas. Breakfast is just what is needed for a day at the beach. The beach is practically a stone throw away. For what...

1Thank Serena k
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stayed at this hotel with friends and family. For the area, it was very reasonable, clean and great value for money. Don't expect anything fancy, this is for all intents a motel, but the rooms were large and we stayed in a 2 room "suite" with 2 queens and a pullout in the seating area. It had a microwave,...

Thank Sarah C
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 August 2016

My experience at the Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel was wonderful from the start. Trinity was on duty at the front desk. She greeted me warmly, expressed interest in my visit and went the extra mile to put me in the perfect room. That room was terrific. Not fancy, but clean, modern and well appointed. The hotel is located...

Thank nettebini
Elon, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I stayed there with my family in one of the double queen suites. The room was clean and the service was fantastic. Short drive to any of the local beaches. I would strongly recommend, especially for families.

Thank J2JAX
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I selected Best Western as they accommodated me travelling with my pet. The room was nice and spacious which was nice for the little furry one to run around. I would deodorize the room better. You can definitely tell pets had stayed there. I have stayed in other pet friendly hotels which did not smell like pets. The bed was...

Thank ychu30
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Small room with super loud AC. They even offer free earplugs in the room, maybe received lots of customer complaints. Breakfast was good but dining area was small with limited seating. The front desk lady was rude with a careless attitude. Good location which is close to the harbor. Nothing fancy about this place.

1Thank Vivichichi
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The Hotel is conveniently walking distance to the marina. Our suite on the 3rd floor was comfortable and quiet ....altho the A/C was noisy. A small balcony provides a partial view of the ocean. The breakfast is less than desirable with too few tables/chairs. Parking is $10. Very tight spaces with posts to navigate.

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Bury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Checked in here a little early with no problems and were only staying one night before heading on down to San Diego. The reception staff were very welcoming and most helpful when we were asking for advice on things to do, places to eat etc. They recommended a restaurant in San Clemente and we had a really good meal here...

1Thank prefdavid
Moss, Norway
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Dana Point might not be the liveliest or most charming town along PCH, and this hotel's location is a little bit awkward, squeezed in between a steep hill/cliff and the Pacific Coast Highway (on the «wrong» side of the road from the ocean), but it still has some good vantage points. Rooms are fairly up to date, clean and spacious,...

1Thank ElinJanitz

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel

Address: 34280 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2824
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Price Range: ₹ 7,147 - ₹ 13,341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Dana Point Harbor - Doheny Beach Hotel Dana Point
Holiday Inn Dana Point
Dana Point Holiday Inn
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Dana Point
#1 Business Hotel in Dana Point
#2 Family Hotel in Dana Point
#4 Romantic Hotel in Dana Point
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“If you go out front you can see the harbor”
  • Good reception and a Fridge that was cold
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  • Wife is happy
  • Twin Beds, only rooms left
 of 5 bubbles grandbear6, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Backside of the hotel is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles nrg22, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Parking extra cost”
 of 5 bubbles LizM670, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the back side of the hotel away from the highway are quieter.”
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“Avoid staying near the highway.”
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