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Dana Point, United States
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is the place to stay that is convenient to shopping, Doheny State Beach, and all the surrounding attractions of Orange County! Nice to have convenient on premise parking available. Ample offerings for the breakfasts make for a great start to each day.

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Peter C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review and sharing your opinions with the Trip Advisor family. We're glad you enjoyed your stay, as well as the offerings of our beautiful little community.

Ventura, California
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Compared to other hotels in the area, this was an excellent deal. Beds are a little lumpy/worn. Street noise may be aproblem for some people. Overall the staff was great. Parking is very tight. Watch out with large truck or SUV.

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Peter C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel, responded to this review

Tricia, Thank you for the review and I'm sorry for any issues you may have had. If you read this response and have a minute to contact me directly, I'd like to find out what room you were in so I can have the mattress looked at and replaced if necessary.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This hotel offers free WIFI, breakfast, and a nice location near the harbor and beach areas of Dana Point. Not a spectacular view of the ocean, but minutes walk or drive. Rooms are modern and the service is excellent.

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Mentone, United States
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The hotel is a wonderful place to stay when in Dana Point. We have stayed there many times great staff, very kind and professional always making sure your stay was enjoyable and if you had a problem they took care of it right away. The rooms were clean and comfortable.

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Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 9 December 2016

LVery easy check-in and very accommodating staff. Helpful with cabs, restaurant suggestions and information about the area. We stayed one night, were gone one night and returned for a second night. The hotel kept our luggage safe while we were on Catalina Island. They helped us arrange a cab when we needed one; going to the boat and so forth....

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Check in was a breeze. Parking is a bit tight. Room was comfortable, clean and quiet. I liked the fact it was bigger than I thought it would be. Quite simply a nice place for the price with an amazing staff.

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Chesterfield, Virginia
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this place for multiple reasons... Cleanliness. Great continental breakfast. Rooms were spacious and temperature controls were working. Beds comfy. Pool and hot tub were well maintained. Plenty of beautiful landscaping. Staff....extremely helpful and courteous. Even allowed us a later checkout. Distance to the beach...just across the street are the stairs to the beach! Just a few doors down...

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sacramento, United States
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I stay at this hotel every time I come to Orange County. Love the location and the complete area. There is everything in the area from great sea food restaurants to your local McDonalds. The staff is great.

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Peter C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel, responded to this review

Hello again, Margaret! It's always great to have you here and I'm glad to know that the Marina Shores is still your hotel of choice whenever you come to Dana Point. Until we see you again, have a great holiday season and a wonderful new year!

Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 26 November 2016

First thing to point out is the parking is $10 a night but if you have AARP or some other groups you belong to it's only $5 a night. Call ahead to see what qualifies. Hotel is pet friendly. Friendly people at front desk and also knowledgeable about surrounding areas of interest. Room was great and wife was thrilled that...

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Peter C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Charlie and thanks from the staff and myself for the great review. Sounds like you enjoyed your entire experience, not only at the hotel but in our wonderful little beach community. Hope you get the opportunity to come back and visit us again!

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I would absolutely stay here again! The breakfast is the best out of anywhere else I've stayed. Location is great! Could see the ocean from our room. Close to all kinds of fast food, restaurants abs bars.

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Peter C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review, Megan and we're super happy you "loved everything" about the Marina Shores. We especially appreciate your positive comments on our free breakfast because that is one of our industry's biggest challenges when it comes to people pleasing. Most hotel brands offer some kind of free breakfast to their guests, but a lot of travelers...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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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
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • 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: RM517 - RM968 (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
Hotel Style:
#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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“We chose the King Suite with whirpool tub. It was lovely. There was even a flat screen TV in the bathroom by the whirlpool tub.”
 of 5 bubbles sharbon, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Third floor rooms are the quietest option.”
 of 5 bubbles kimberlyr275, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you go out front you can see the harbor”
  • Good reception and a Fridge that was cold
  • Our Room
  • 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
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