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BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel

2.5 of 5 34280 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Clovis, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent two nights in a great location. A fair stroll to the harbor for eating and shopping. Some good food nearby. Try Thai Dara across the street. The staff was friendly and accommodating. Room was average. Free hot breakfast.

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Las Vegas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great staff. beware that there was a little musty smell in the room but a little air freshener, provided by the staff, cleared that up. Be warned that the floors maybe slippery in the outside halls and the garage when wet. Very clean rooms and great beds to sleep in. The staff was very nice and hospitable.

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Burbank, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel for my wedding weekend with my bridal party and family. We were all taken care of by the friendly staff. Our wedding venue was across from the hotel so it was extremely convenient to stay there. It was easy to park and check in/out. All the staff members were friendly and even with all my... More

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

At the Marina Shores we understand how chaotic these big wedding weekends can be. Family and friends are coming in from all over the county - people that may not have seen each other in years - everyone wants to check in early so they can get ready, there are so many last minute details to attend to and SOMEWERE... More

Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a terrific 2 night stay, required a first floor room plus we had our dog along and the entire staff from the initial reservation process to the check out was a first class treatment. We arrived earlier than planned and because our room was available we were allowed to check in and get settled. The room was very clean... More

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

Thank you for your kind review and we're glad we were able to honor all your requests. Four-legged family members are always welcome at the Marina Shores and it's always a pleasure when they have responsible owners like yourselves along for the stay. Hope to see you all again soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was great! an excellent price for the location and staff. Everyone was very nice and helpful . The gym is small and the pool is outdoor, but they are ok. everything is else is excellent! The breakfast was also good , they had a great variety and Marcela was super sweet, so was her daughter at front desk.... More

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

We appreciate the kind words, Johanna, and we're all happy that you enjoyed your stay, not only at the Marina Shores, but exploring Dana Point as well. I will be sure to pass on your compliments to Marcella and Kenia. More

Ontario, Calif
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great 2 night stay and was treated very well. There was a mix up in our room and Kenya helped us and got us the room we were suppose to have very quickly. She was extremely helpful and very nice. The entire staff is extremely nice and helpful. The rooms are very nice, good size and very clean.... More

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

Hi Sandy. Thank you for the review and I will be sure to pass on your kudos to Kenia. We're all happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope you'll be making a return trip. More

Honolulu, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice Best Western. Very helpful and caring staff. Everything went right. Has decent views. I've stayed there twice before when it was a Holiday Inn. Rooms are still lovely, parking is great. I stayed there for a sports event and they were very accommodating.

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

Jennifer, it was our pleasure providing accommodations for your group and we're glad you choose the Marina Shores every time you return to Dana Point. More

Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter, Jordan Parise, and I stayed here, the night before her wedding. The following night, the night of her wedding, my daughter and her new husband stayed in a suite with a Jacuzzi tub. The service, and the hospitality we all received was above and beyond. I have never been treated so well at a hotel, and your staff... More

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

It is customers like Kelly and Jordan who turn our jobs from a business experience into a human experience. On busy days, operating a hotel can almost feel like herding cattle, so many people are flying in and out of our doors ... we see the faces and read the names, but having the time to actually get to know... More

Watertown, CT, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at this hotel repeatedly over the past year while traveling on business and have always had a good experience. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful, the facility is kept very clean and the rooms are comfortable. The only downsides are that, with windows open, the PCH outside can be somewhat noisy, but if they are closed it... More

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

Hey Patrick! As I said in just the last review, it's wonderful when we get input from our regulars - especially business travelers like yourself because Dana Point is much more than a vacation destination. So glad you like our accommodations and the staff is always happy to see you. The traffic on PCH may offset the view, but we... More

Fayetteville, North Carolina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at this hotel 2-3 times/year for the last 7-years. I've always had very good service and accommodations. I would suggest, however, when booking your room that you request not to be facing the parking garage... it can get a little annoying hearing people talk and their cars 'beeping' when they lock them (it's also not a pretty view).... More

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

Hearing from our regulars always warms my heart. We can brag about great prices and comfortable beds all day long, but when folks like you let everyone know that our service and product is consistently above the grade as well, that's the best testimony around. As you stated, which side of the building can be an important part of our... More

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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel

Address: 34280 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel 2.5*
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

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