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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Beesley's Point, NJ, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel got our vacation off on the right foot. Excellent staff, beautiful area and clean hotel. Would HIGHLY recommend this hotel! I We've stayed here before when it was a different hotel. What the Best Western has done is unbelievable. Staff goes out of their way for you. It's right near everything. Great breakfast. Beautiful facility. We'll be back.... More

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

Well Dolores, thanks to guests like you the secret's out. Thank you so much for the wonderful review and it was our pleasure serving you during your vacation. See you next time and by all means, bring your friends and family. We'll take care of EVERYONE! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Service was excellent. Location is close to beach and marina. Also close to old town Capistrano and the mission. Staff was very helpful. The price was very good and rooms were very comfortable. Breakfast was very good. Had a good time. Will stay there again the next time we go to Dana Point.

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

So glad you enjoyed exploring some of the historic sites while you were here ... and of course we're thrilled that you thought so highly of the Marina Shores. See you on your next trip! More

Oak Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I rarely if ever take the time to give a high praise but this is the time to do so. My sister and her husband were having a birthday/anniversary getaway for the weekend and with work, kids and tight budgets they were limited. I called and spoke to the manager who took care of little things that for comforts made... More

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

I've said it before and I'll say it again ... a clean room and a comfortable bed are expectations of a hotel stay and should never be the highlight. It's the people who work here - everyone from the desk staff giving you a friendly welcome to the housekeeper who services every detail in your room - that make the... More

Chandler
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed 4 nights in a suite and it was perfect. The front desk staff were so friendly and gave us free parking for our stay. The room was clean and had one of the most comfortable beds I have slept on in a hotel! I expected it to be noisy as the suite balcony faced PCH, but it was... More

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

Please pass on our congratulations to your daughter and her new husband ... we wish them a lifetime of happiness and we're glad we could play even a small part in building this memory for the wedding party. We also thank you for the wonderful review ... I get chills everytime someone uses the word "perfect" when they talk about... More

San Diego, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Checked reviews...all good. Got King Suite.. a little concerned about traffic noise since room faced Pacific Coast Hwy, but balcony door is double paned glass so no noise at all. Room was clean, and bed was very comfortable, also the pillows. Hotel convenient to restaurants in Dana Pt also to San Juan Capistrano. Helpful employees and a good value for... More

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

Well Gene, it looks like you hit all the key points that make for a great stay at the Marina Shores. Thank you for the great review and we'll take you up on that offer to stay again. See you on your next trip! More

San Diego, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My sister & I have stayed at this hotel twice in about two years. Both times the overall experience has been excellent, from the parking to check-in to the room. Both times we had a room facing the back of the hotel (not on the street) on the top floor. The rooms were quiet, with excellent air-conditioning, comfortable beds with... More

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

Hi Michele and thank you for the wonderful review! We're glad you and your sister made a return trip and took the time to share your opinons with the folks here. You brought out a very good point on the room location and I think it's worth stressing again to the readers. The Marina Shores is located on the historic... More

Clovis, New Mexico
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12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

We appreciate your taking the time to give us your review, Bruce. Even though we didn't appear to "WOW" you, it sounds like you were comfortable and satisfied with the Marina Shores, which is good. I'm glad you had a chance to explore a little of Dana Point while you were here ... you were right .. there are alot... More

Las Vegas, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thanks for the great review Tim. Please accept my apologies for that "musty smell" and the wet floor in our parking garage ... the two issues were actually connected. Over the busy summer, our garage took quite a beating ... the hotel was super busy all summer and we had alot of cars here that leaked oil and other fluids.... More

Burbank, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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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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