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Dana Point Hotel Guide

Including Capistrano Beach Hotels

To find a Dana Point hotel, check this guide for addresses and any distinguishing features or amenities.

Several are along Pacific Coast Highway in Capistrano Beach, just south of the harbor. Though they face the ocean, there may be a lot of traffic noise from the highway to consider. See also this list of resorts.

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Best Western Dana Point Inn By The Sea
34744 Pacific Coast Highway

  • At Doheny Beach with ocean views
  • oceanfront hot tub on deck
  • private balconies
  • rooms have oceanfront or garden views
  • steam room

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The Blue Lantern Inn Dana Point
34343 Street of the Blue Lantern
This a bed and breakfast hotel located high above Dana Point Harbor at the north end.

Like many bed and breakfasts, they provide not only a complimentary full breakfast, but tea, wine and hors d'oevres in the afternoon. Other amenities include bikes to ride, a fitness room, and various spa treatments for a fee. Some rooms have gas fireplaces.

Tower rooms have private decks with ocean views. Pacific Edge rooms have partial ocean views from private balcony or patio. Harbor View rooms have partial Dana Point Harbor views. City View rooms cost the least, as there is no harbor or ocean view.

Cannon's Restaurant is right next door. Call the inn ahead of time to see if there will be loud music coming from an event there, if that would bother you.

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Capistrano Beach Resort/Quality Inn

34734 Pacific Coast Hwy

  • suites have patios or balconies with ocean view
  • beach within walking distance
  • complimentary breakfast has waffles
  • outdoor pool and hot tub with ocean view

Capistrano Seaside Inn
34862 Pacific Coast Highway, Capistrano Beach

  • 50 yards from the beach
  • ocean view rooms
  • adobe cottage style
  • patio garden with fountain and roses
  • ceiling fans and a/c
  • many wood burning fireplaces
  • continental breakfast


Dana Point Harbor Inn
25325 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Across the street from Doheny State Beach. The harbor and the marina are just a short walk away as well. This is a very conveniently located Dana Point hotel, as you can walk to the restaurants at the marina, rent a kayak or go whale watching, or just hang out at the beach. Complimentary continental breakfast is included. There is an outdoor heated swimming pool.

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Dana Point Marina Inn
24800 Dana Point Harbor Drive
A waterfront hotel conveniently located, right in the Dana Point Marina itself. Just a few steps away are shops and waterfront restaurants. There are 136 rooms that all have private balconies. Across the street is Heritage Park, where you can enjoy great, bluff top views if you don't mind the long steep staircase up. The outdoor pool is heated, and there is also a fitness center.

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Doubletree Guest Suites Dana Point
34402 Pacific Coast Highway

  • pet friendly
  • This Dana Point hotel caters to business travelers as well as anyone
  • on a beach vacation
  • Fourth floor has an outdoor patio lounge serving cocktails
  • Onsite restaurant Tresca
  • Courtyard swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • business center
  • suites have wet bars with refrigerators
  • Some suites have ocean views
Holiday Inn Express in Dana Point

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

34280 Pacific Coast Highway

  • 4 stories high
  • outdoor pool
  • fitness center
  • breakfast included


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