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Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel

34280 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2824
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Fitness centre
2.5 Star accommodation
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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 FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
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
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
86
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 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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This was a good place to stay, given its proximity to the Doheny State beach. I did not bring a car along with me. Uber is quite easily accessible and the prices of uber is quite competitive. There are couple of good restaurants/fast food available just outside the hotel. The roo
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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 need it
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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 ticks !!??I don’t think so!!!Plus you can smell them And they Bark at
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Response from Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel
Responded 3 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 hotel (one of the few in Dana Point) and we deep clean every pet room when the guest checks out, whether they were here for one night or ten. Some hotels designate particular rooms as "pet rooms" but what ends up happening is that these rooms end up taking a tremendous beating and when the hotels are full, guests without pets are forced to use them. Since none of our rooms end up with pets in them stay after stay, we can remain on top of any deep cleaning issues. Since we are a pet friendly hotel, we have had many guests with allergies express concern over the possibility of dander or other traces left behind, but have never ended up experiencing anything unpleasant once they arrived. That is a credit to our housekeeping and maintenance staff. The barking and marijuana smell is a completely separate issue and I am reviewing this with our overnight staff to find out how this went unchecked. We have a zero tolerance rule for people who leave unattended animals in their rooms who end up disturbing other guests and, as a 100% smoke free hotel, we don't allow ANY substances like tobacco or marijuana to be smoked within the building. I give you my assurance that this is being looked into and our night staff and security will not allow this to happen again.
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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 great recommendations for food - the rooms were spacious - it was nicer t
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Response from Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel
Responded 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 of California. We are very proud of our awesome staff and the spirit of hospitality they share and I will pass on your recognition to them all. Come back and see us soon!
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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.
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Do all the rooms with balconies have ocean views?
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 the palm trees. If you check the beachfront hotels in town, I'm confident you will find rates much higher than ours, but if the view and sound of the Pacific is part of what you're looking for, the higher prices will be well worth it. At the Marina Shores, the ocean peek is free, along with our breakfast, WiFi and fantastic service! Peter Callan, General Manager
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is my 18 month grandson free for stay?
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 - that way we can deliver it to the room before you arrive and help make your check-in that much easier.
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Is there a nice place to walk my dog? Where should he do his business?
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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Is there a charge for parking?
Yes, we charge $10.00/night for parking. If you're still shopping for the best deal, please know that most the hotels in town charge more than $20 for parking, plus they have hidden resort fees (which we DON'T charge.) If by chance you're a Best Western Rewards member at Diamond or Platinum level, then parking is free with us.
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is there a pet fee at this hotel? If so what is it. Thank you
Our pet fee is a flat $20.00 per day and has no bearing on the number of pets you bring with you. After five days, we stop charging the fee, so the most you will pay is $100.00 ... unless of course there is damage to the room or it requires extensive cleaning when you check out. We ask our pet guests to allow us time to go check the room with them before they check-out - this way are no unexpected charges if we find damage or if the pet soils the carpet.
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"Excellent location , walking distance from the beach"
"ask for 3 floor"
"The laundry room is on the 2nd floor"
"ask for a modern room"
"We were in a corner room on the third floor and it was perfect."
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