This Chairman Award Winning Dana Point hotel is pet-friendly and boasts a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, along with a 3-Diamond AAA Rating. Complete with eco-friendly certification, guests sleep easy (on pillow-top mattresses) knowing they're staying in style.
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Whale watching and sport fishing are a way of life for many guests at this Dana Point hotel who want to stay nestled close to Doheny State Beach.
Take a stroll along Dana Point Harbor or indulge in a Catalina Cruise, where you'll be whisked off in luxurious style. The location to the harbor, Laguna Beach and numerous wedding venues is just one of the many reasons this Dana Point hotel is so popular. The many nearby activities catch guests' eyes, but it's the value, cleanliness and sheer quality of service that really makes the stay great. Enjoy a variety of room types including suites, whirlpool and standard rooms so you can customize your stay.
A central location between Los Angeles, San Diego and Anaheim makes this Dana Point hotel the perfect home base for a California getaway. The Doheny Blues Festival is always a crowd pleaser, and the Dana Point Boat Parade of Lights is a romantic yearly event that can't be missed. Make the most of the Pacific water with sailing, boating or surfing.
Business travelers with Nestle and the Southern California Gas Company take advantage of the corporate rates at our Dana Point Hotel. Whether guests are in town for a meeting with Hobie or an event at Camp Pendleton, spacious rooms make staying as a group easier. Even if business calls, make time to visit the Battle of the Paddle or In Water Boat Show. From the Toshiba Tall Ships Festival to the annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot, you're sure to find something that strikes your fancy.
Book your suite or whirlpool room at Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel today!
Hotel Parking is $10.00 per night.
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We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $20 per day with a $150 per week maximum.
Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee
Outdoor pool Heated
Exercise facility Open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Equipped with stationary bike, treadmill, weight machine/balls and StairMaster®.
Weight lifting equipment
24-hour front desk
Guest laundry, open 24-hours and available for a nominal fee
Safe deposit box
Cable or satellite television
Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Business center, 24-hour
Fax services, available through the front desk
Meeting facilities, one meeting room accommodating up to 30 people classroom style
Hearing impaired services, TTD Phones, door knock alert, alarm clock alert available upon request
Physically challenged facilities
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged
Garage parking, available for a $10.00 nominal fee
Paid parking, 10.00 USD, nominal fee. Self Parking EV Charging stations available at hotel which include two 40 AMP Tesla Chargers and two 40 AMP Universal Chargers, parking rates apply. No cost for hotel guests to charge vehicles.
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
High-speed Internet access
Honor Library with a collection of contemporary authors located in our third floor elevator lobby.
Accessible Exterior Routes, Building Entrances and Public Spaces
Sidewalks and walkways
Entrance doors that accommodate a wheelchair
Lobby check-in counter
Breakfast and food counter
Accessible Public/Common Use Restrooms
Accessible public restroom, with adequate entry and interior space
Accessible toilet stall
Accessible toilet seat
Accessible horizontal grab bar by the toilet
Accessible sink, including accessible height, knee space and levers
Accessible Public Space Food Service Areas
Accessible tables and counters
Accessible routes to accessible tables and counters
Accessible for reach food, drink, condiments and tableware
Accessible Rooms: Bathrooms
Bathroom doors allow at least 32" of clear passage width and accessible approach clearance
Accessible bathroom door hardware and faucet controls
Clear floor space in accessible guestroom bathroom such that wheelchairs can turn
Accessible toilet (height of 17” to 19” above floor) and accessible grab bars
Accessible wash basin no more than 34" high with at least 29" high clearance under the front edge with accessible knee clearance. Plumbing is insulated and/or installed to avoid contact.
Accessible bathroom towel racks and lowered vanity mirror
Accessible Rooms: Roll-in shower
Securely fastened folding seat at 17"to 19" above the floor
Horizontal grab bar on the wall alongside the shower seat
Roll-in shower is free of doors that would impede wheelchair transfer onto the seat
Roll-in shower is free of curbs or lips at the shower entrance
Water controls are positioned on the wall such that they are operable from the shower seat or wheelchair
Roll-in shower has an adjustable height shower wand with at least a 60" long hose
Additional Accessibility Information
The hotel can be contacted directly by customers regarding additional information relating to its accessibility features at the following telephone number: (949) 248-1000
Cable or satellite television, 37-inch flat panel color television with remote control
In-room movies, HBO®
AM/FM alarm clock
Microwave available, in two room suites with wet bar
Iron, ironing board
Desk/work area, with lamp and electrical outlet at desk level
High-speed Internet access
Direct dial telephone
Speaker phone available
Two line phone available
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Air-conditioning, self controlled
Easy chair available
Sofabed available in two room suites
Spa available most rooms have spa tubs in bath. Some rooms have two person whirlpool baths in-room
Adjoining rooms available there are four connecting rooms in the hotel, subject to availability.
Balcony available in two room suites
Accessible Parking and Loading Zones
Marked accessible parking spaces, to include accessible van spaces for lift-equipped vehicles
Covered passenger pickup/drop-off area
Accessible Interior Routes
Hallways and corridors to all facilities and guest amenities
Doors to all interior routes
There are no protruding objects in interior hallways, stairways or other pedestrian routes that impede individuals with disabilities
Passenger elevator with accessible buttons and Braille characters
Interior Signs and Warning Features
Signs are properly mounted throughout the facility on correct walls with Braille and raised letters
Audible and visual fire alarm system located in public spaces and accessible guest rooms
Entry doors to accessible guestrooms and other interior allow at least 32" of clear passage width that provide at least 18" of clear floor space on the latch side
Accessible door hardware
Security latch or bolt on the hall door mounted no higher than 48" above the floor
Space at the foot of each bed that is at least 36" wide
Guestrooms with one bed include at least a 36" wide route on each side
Accessible drapery wands and controls on fixed lamps and HVAC units
Accessible desk height and clearance
Accessible clothes closets
Accessible Rooms: Bathtubs
Transfer tub seat available
Adjustable height hand-held shower wand with at least a 60" long hose
Horizontal grab bar at the foot of the tub (by the controls) that is at least 24" long
Horizontal grab bar at the head of the tub that is at least 12" long
Accessible hearing-impaired guest rooms that include the following:
Television closed captioning
Visual fire alarm system
Visual smoke alarm device
Visual notification device for door knocks and telephone calls
4.00 mile(s) from Rainbow Sandals
21.00 mile(s) from Broadcom Corporation, Irvine, CA Networking and communications Co
22.00 mile(s) from Cisco Systems, Irvine, CA Networking equipment manufacture
22.00 mile(s) from Teva Pharmaceuticals, Irvine, CA Manufacture of brand generic drugs
22.00 mile(s) from Allergan, Irvine, CA Healthcare company
22.00 mile(s) from Irvine Company, Irvine, CA Private real estate company
0.10 mile(s) from Doheny State Beach, surfing and camping
0.15 mile(s) from Dana Point Harbor, paddle boating
0.18 mile(s) from Ocean Institute, hands on ocean learning center open to the public weekends only
2.00 mile(s) from Zoomars Petting Zoo
4.10 mile(s) from Mission San Juan Capistrano, two hundred year old mission with 10 acres of gardens and historic landmarks
8.00 mile(s) from Laguna Beach, pageant of the Master Weekends in July and August, Sawdust Festival weekends in July and August
8.0 mile(s) from Sawdust Art Festival, Local Art show and festival located in Laguna Beach
32.00 mile(s) from Disneyland®
34.00 mile(s) from Knott's Berry Farm®
37.00 mile(s) from LEGOLAND®
54.00 mile(s) from San Diego Zoo Safari Park
63.00 mile(s) from San Diego Zoo
Across the street from Vibe Organic Kitchen, Cafe, Vegetarian, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
Across the street from Thai Dara Restaurant, Full Service, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Across the street from Stacks Pancakes, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch,
Adjacent to The Rib Joint, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Across the street from Jersey Mike's Subs, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Across the street from Carlos Mexican Restaurant, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
Adjacent to Denny's®, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
0.15 mile(s) from Harpoon Henry's Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, happy hour Monday through Friday and Saturday afternoon. Live music Friday and Saturday
0.50 mile(s) from El Torito's, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, happy hour specials Monday through Friday and Sunday brunch with harbor view.
0.50 mile(s) from Chart House Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner, upscale restaurant with beautiful view of Dana Point Harbor.
0.50 mile(s) from Glasspar Restaurant, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: dinner, seafood and steak with a great view of the harbor.
0.50 mile(s) from Wind & Sea Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, happy hour Monday through Friday and Sunday brunch with harbor view dining and live music nightly.
0.50 mile(s) from Casanova Italian Restaura, Full Service, Italian, Open for: dinner,
0.70 mile(s) from Gen Kai Japaneese Restaur, Full Service, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
1.0 mile(s) from Coastal Kitchen, Cafe, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2 mile(s) from Harbor House Cafe, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, open 24-hours.
1.00 mile(s) from Luxe Restaurant & Martini, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, with happy hour seven days a week and live music Thursday through Saturday.
1.00 mile(s) from Luciana's Ristorante, Full Service, Italian, Open for: dinner, upscale Italian restaurant.
1.00 mile(s) from Peking Dragon Restaurant, Full Serice, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
1.0 mile(s) from Olamendi's Mexican, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, authentic Mexican food.
1.50 mile(s) from Stella's Italian Restaura, Full Service, Italian, Open for: dinner, Monarch Beach, happy hour Monday through Friday
2.00 mile(s) from Brio Tuscan Grille, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, live music and dancing Friday and Saturday nights.
2.00 mile(s) from Dana Point High School, sporting events/tournaments
7.10 mile(s) from Saddleback College, community college located in Mission Viejo
17.90 mile(s) from Irvine Valley College, community college located in Irvine
19.40 mile(s) from University of California, located in Irvine
20.40 mile(s) from Chapman University, located in Irvine
25 mile(s) from University of Phoenix
2.00 mile(s) from San Juan Capistrano
3.00 mile(s) from San Clemente
8.00 mile(s) from Laguna Beach
15.00 mile(s) from Oceanside
16.00 mile(s) from Newport Beach
22.00 mile(s) from Huntington Beach
23.00 mile(s) from Irvine
33.00 mile(s) from Anaheim
58.0 mile(s) from Los Angeles
60.00 mile(s) from San Diego
0.15 mile(s) from Dana Wharf, whale watching, sport fishing and Catalina Express
2.00 mile(s) from Monarch Bay Golf Course
2.00 mile(s) from Capistrano Beach Fire Pit, biking trails
2.00 mile(s) from Mission San Juan, Capistrano
8.00 mile(s) from Laguna Beach Art Gallery
8.00 mile(s) from The Shops at Mission Viej, upscale mall with Macys, Nordstroms and many other shops
12.00 mile(s) from Laguna Hills Mall, shopping mall with Macy's, JC Penny and Sears
16.00 mile(s) from Fashion Island, outdoor mall with many shops, restaurants and entertainment
20.00 mile(s) from Irvine Spectrum Center, outdoor entertainment complex with shops, restaurants and entertainment
25. mile(s) from John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, 405 Southbound to I-5.
43. mile(s) from Long Beach Airport, 405 Southbound to I-5.
63. mile(s) from Los Angeles International Airport, 405 Southbound to I-5.
0.10 mile(s) from Orange County Transit
3.00 mile(s) from San Juan Capistrano station is serviced by Amtrak or Metrolink transportation