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Dana Point Marina Inn

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24800 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

We're traveling around California and this Hotel is the worst In Relation of Price and Achievement. Old Rooms, a terrible bathroom and the worst breakfast wie had in all our Hotels around here. Would Never Book that Hotel again and Would Not recommend ist to others.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

We were pleasantly surprised last week that they are finally doing some upgrading. The decor was really lacking before and they have added some new paint, furniture (outside and lobby areas) AND, a new hot-tub. Still disappointed that they do not have in room microwaves. Could not get cell service or wi-fi in the rooms I have stayed in (however,... More 

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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

We have been coming here for over 20 years now! Such a great location in the harbor. You can park your car and leave it for the entire time, as shopping and restaurants, and all the amenities are walking Distance. You can walk to the boat to take you whale watching, on a harbor cruise, or to Catalina Island. You... More 

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Pasadena, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

We have been staying at the Marina Inn since the 70's----more frequently now that we are retired. They do a great job keeping the rooms up and frequent changes to the lobby. This trip we noticed new air conditioners. Would you believe when we first started staying there they didn't even have air conditioners in the rooms? It's not a... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

We arrived on Friday, July 13, 2012 mid afternoon to see if we could check in early. We had reserved a harbor view room. We arrived to the 2nd floor and our room was nice. We had a beautiful view of the harbor. The bed is comfy, shower and bath were updated and very nice. Free continental breakfast in the... More 

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Apple Valley, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

My wife and I picked this particular hotel because we had a group whale-watching trip the next morning and were looking for something close. The price was the best I could find in the area, and it was worth it. The hotel was a bit outdated, could use some renovations. The continental breakfast was pretty standard, coffee, juice, pastries. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

We had a great few days here in July 2012. OK the hotel is a little dated but still very good value, with large rooms, comfortable beds, free wifi, ocean view, lots of free parking, a big pool and several good reastaurants within walking distance. Its peaceful, off the main road and facing the marina. Beyond the marina is the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I arrived to find that walk-in customers were getting a better rate than I did by reserving 3 months ahead of time! I was not happy. My room was equipped with a stove, refrigerator, TV, etc and that was average. Room did not get housekeeping on two different occasions and I did not have a do not disturb sign out.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

The title says it all-older hotel in need of some up grades but overall its a wonderful place to use as your base when in the LA/San Diego area. Its situated directly on the Dana Point Harbor and has lots of restaurants and shops within walking distance. Very friendly , helpful staff-hotel has a really nice pool, gym, laundry and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Musty carpets, high prices, incompetent staff, shoddy maintenance, the Dana Point Marina Inn has it all! It seems the Dana Point Marina Inn is doing the bare minimum to keep their location in compliance with the law (though the carpets may be older than legal). There was nothing pleasant about this stay, I'm just surprised I didn't get bed bugs.... More 

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