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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ending our recent trip at Dana on Mission Bay was the icing on the cake! The restaurant by the pool was open for late night outdoor dinning and the food was delish!! The rooms were overlooking the Bay so the morning was a delightful sight. Our room was clean with flat screen tv and double sinks. Comfy beds. We only... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've never seen anything like this! The Dana is a combination of trailer park Bates motel and a small Hilton. I discovered this when I paid $200 for a night and was sent to the wrong side of the tracks. The Bates motor hotel side. Run down and outdated I thought I stepped into a time warp. Creepy. Definitely not... More

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TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission Bay, responded to this review

Dear Hautelook1, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay. There are times when our guests may experience less than acceptable perceived value for their money. We are very aware that travelers are looking for the best value for their hard earned money, and we are confident that, for the most part, we deliver an excellent product and services... More

Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

May sound like a reach, but the Dana on Mission Bay reminded me a lot of my last visit to Maui. The bay is beautiful. After a 14 hour trip from NY, I checked in, walked to the beach and experienced some kind of CA dream/cliche when a group of beautiful women swarmed past me with their cross fit instructor... More

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TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission Bay, responded to this review

Dear James H, Thanks so much for your comments. We are so glad you were able to take in all the wonderful sights Mission Bay has to offer! Our staff works very hard to earn reviews such as yours, and we really do appreciate you taking the time to acknowledge Shannon, Julia, And Xceasar. Come see us again soon. 11... More

Phoenix, Arizona
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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pros: Close to Sea World with a shuttle to take you there. Beautiful garden like grounds facing the Bay. Very friendly and helpful staff. Blue Pearl restaurant on premises was a pleasant surprise. Good food at a good value. Laundry facilities onsite. Cons: Standard rooms are very small. Tight fit for more than a couple of people. Mini-refrigerator in room... More

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TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission Bay, responded to this review

Dear tallrdhd, Thank you very much for the review! We are glad you appreciated our beautiful grounds, amenities, and lovely restaurants. As for the issues mentioned in your room, we have evaluated the issues you outlined and the appropriate steps have been taken. We hope to see you again next time you visit San Diego! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I come down here for a professional retreat each year. The staff is welcoming, and the guys at the marina are friendly and helpful. The wait staff at our evening meal (Ismael and Lyle) made us feel so welcome and special; the food was excellent, and there was plenty of it. The atmosphere on the property is relaxing, especially the... More

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TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission Bay, responded to this review

Dear Tammy S, We greatly appreciate your feedback. It is such a pleasure to know our guest’s enjoyed themselves while here. Lyle and Ismael are great, and we are so happy our excellent service matched our excellent food! We look forward to welcoming you back next year! More

Brussels, Belgium
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not a luxurious resort, but a decent motel. Pretty location by a small marina and nice, well maintained grounds. Our room had a sea view (and also a parking lot view as we were on the ground floor) without extra charge. The room (standard 2 queen) was very small and basic. The heated pool was highly appreciated. Breakfast was good... More

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TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission Bay, responded to this review

Dear, Argella_13 Thank you for your recent review. We are pleased you enjoyed our wonderful pools and great breakfast over at The Blue Pearl. Thank you for staying at The Dana Hotel! More

Bozeman, Montana
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our son got married on August 10th. in the garden. Before booking a room I read reviews & noticed that the 1000 & 2000 buildings were newer with larger rooms & you will pay more, but it's worth it. Our room (in the 2000 building) was a nice size with a small kitchenette, soundproof, good air conditioning & wonderful views... More

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TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission Bay, responded to this review

Dear sue b, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy to have hosted your son’s wedding! We sincerely apologize for the inconveniences you encountered. From our investigation into the facts, it appears that, indeed, mistakes were made, and we have taken the steps to make sure this will not happen again with our... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been traveling down from San Francisco for my 50th (26th august) for past 2 weeks and stopping in various places and booking hotels the night before. We struggled to find a spot in san diago which was in the mission Bay Area and a sensible price. We chose the Dana and booked a room with a view and... More

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TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission Bay, responded to this review

Dear JoeDixon2014, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay. We are so grateful you chose The Dana to celebrate your 50th Birthday! We are very aware that travelers are looking for the best value for their hard earned money, and we apologize your first room was not up to your standards. However we are thrilled Joe and our... More

Beaverton, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The property is in need of updating. Multiple two story building with pretty tropical grounds. Both restaurants serve mediocre food at resort price. Property is right on Mission Bay and close to Sea World, but so are 3 other resort properties and a lot of hotels. Staff is not very personable My exposure was mostly to wait staff. Had a... More

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TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission Bay, responded to this review

Dear c3lil30, First of all, we are so sorry that your stay was anything less than stellar. Your criticisms are important to us and we thank you. Our staff works very hard to please each guest and when we fail to do so it is disappointing. Your comments have been noted and the appropriate measures will be taken. We appreciate... More

Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have given this hotel 4 stars but it is a hotel with 2 halves. There is a motel side and a 4 star hotel style side. We spent one night in the motel part and was kept awake by a room party close by until 0230am, and any walking around and shutting doors down the 1st floor walkway outside... More

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TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission Bay, responded to this review

Dear Oraniq, Thank you for your honest and constructive review. We are very happy you and your family were able to enjoy our beautiful pools and restaurant. We apologize for the disruptions you encountered the first night. We will look into each issue that you have noted, in an attempt to correct and improve our hotel policies. Once again, thank... More

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Address: 1710 West Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Mission Bay Park
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Dana on Mission Bay 3.5*
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