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The Dana on Mission Bay

#84 of 273 Hotels in San Diego
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1710 West Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Alta Loma, California
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After reviewing other trip advisor ratings, I decided to book a room on their website. They offered a view room at a decent price (linger longer rate). Upon check in, I told the clerk that my daughter and I are touring colleges and mentioned a free continental breakfast option. We had already brought cereal, milk and fruit because the room... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room was bright and clean, staff very helpful, we had no car, so uber is a great way to get around. Icecreme with blueberries great deal at the Firefly Restaurant. Other Restaurants, nearby do not worth going.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice location for fun on the bay or beach but they are misleading with the word SPA and it seems like the place needs an upgrade. They say they have a "SPA". What they really have is one room set aside to give massage treatments. I don't so much mind that idea, but its misleading to say you have a... More 

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phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just stayed here with our daughters' family including two toddlers. This was a great hotel for them. The rooms are older, but large enough for kids to move around. We had lanai rooms with patios, which were great . The tropical pool is shallow enough for preschoolers to walk in. Each night a movie for kids was shown at... More 

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Oceanside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here several times, but this visit was a bit disappointing. The location is perfect for the activities we like to do on the bay---bike ride, jet ski, paddle board, etc. Our kids love the pool and we spent time there during the day and at night. The staff was very friendly and helpful throughout our visit. We... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I expected more from the rating. The room was basically clean, but the ac was extremely loud, the shower lacked sufficient water pressure, and the room in general was fairly outdated. We had to pay $20 to park in a lot that was not secured. Anyone could drive in and out, and at night, there were several teenagers loitering in... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title says it. The Dana is perfectly situated on Mission Bay. You can even see the nightly Sea World fireworks. There are 2 pools (one with bay views, the other nestled in a lush setting with a cabana bar) and a restaurant. While we did not eat at the restaurant it looked like a popular option. The staff was... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the view of the bay and my son had a lot of fun in the pool right down for our room. Food was great! Definitely would stay here again!! Great location close to the beaches we visited. Lindsi Montes helped us and she was very helpful and accomodating!

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Palmdale, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Dana Inn every year for the past 15 years and I am disappointed to say that this visit will be the last. We arrived to find they were holding a convention in a banquet facility that spilled out into the front lobby area, all around the pool and resturant. They had tables set up selling... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here twice and both times we were in the standard rooms that are noticeably worn down. Pros: Nice, heated pools. In the summer they play movies poolside. Firefly restaurant food is good. Close to Sea World. Cons: Room A/C is a unit by the window in the back of the room and it does not do a sufficient job... More 

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