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The Dana on Mission Bay

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1710 West Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109 (Mission Bay Park)
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Ranked #84 of 270 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an old motel with poorly updated bathrooms. It is noisy, smelly and they charge for parking. It has through the wall air conditioning units that make a lot of noise, however the noise helps to cover the sounds of other visitors and of the traffic, which is constant. If you are going to Seaworld it is close and... More

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Evansville, IN
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dana is an older property and is more motel style, but the grounds are beautiful and service great. The pools were great, but the allowance of children in the hot tubs was a big turn off. The rooms are simple and tidy. Housekeeping was wonderful! We would certainly stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dana is a beautifully located hotel on Mission Bay, where most rooms have the most incredible morning view. The grounds are nice, well kept, there's a good swimming pool open until late, the restaurant has good food and wines, friendly and efficient staff and very reasonable prices. To stay outside by the fire pit is lovely. The rooms are... More

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Shell Beach, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place, lots to offer. Beautiful rooms, and scenery. Wish we could have enjoyed more of the area. We only stayed one night. Didn't get to scope out all they had to offer. The bonus was a room upgrade when we checked in! Only down side, was the beds were not as comfortable as we had hoped.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dana is a hotel I go back to every year at this time for an annual conference. It is a beautiful location and the service is great. Two particular standouts regarding service-- Michael Fleming who was assisting our group with a lunch outside was immediately responsive to our request for an umbrella to shade my sun sensitive friend. He... More

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Zanesville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dana is a very beautiful and enjoyable hotel to stay on near Mission Bay. Our view from our room was incredible every morning. Accomodations were spectacular and the staff was very helpful and friendly.

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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 nights here while at the San Diego Bird Festival, which was headquartered within walking distance. The hotel is huge and consists of a number of two-story motel type buildings with nice grounds on facing the bay. The lobby is tiny -- definitely not a gathering place if that's important to you. Our room was very clean, the... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from staying at The Dana for four nights. What a wonderful stay! The bed was great, the TV decent size, little kitchenette with fridge and microwave, and a large bathroom. We stayed in a newer bayview room, on the third floor...what a view of the bay, the boats going by and the sunsets. Pool was nice too...and... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a busy day at the Zoo we headed for this hotel as recommended by family who had stayed before. We were offered a standard room but no king size beds left, only a twin room. We were able to park infront of our room and it was in a nice spot just to the side of the waters edge.... More

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Camarillo, California
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended a workshop here in February and decided at the last minute to stay here, as well. I am glad I did because the room was very comfortable and quite nice. The grounds were clean and most of the staff were friendly and very helpful. I had a drink at the bar (can't remember the name) and had a... More

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Also Known As:
The Dana On Mission Bay Hotel San Diego
The Dana On Mission Bay Hotel
Dana On Mission Bay Hotel
Dana Mission Bay
Address: 1710 West Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Mission Bay Park
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#31 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#42 Family Hotel in San Diego
#70 Business Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Dana on Mission Bay 3.5*
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