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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winter Garden, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was nice enough. The restaurant had delicious food. All of the people were very friendly. The location was lovely right on the Bay. However, I don't think we will stay there again as the beds were as hard as rocks! I asked for an extra comforter to put under the sheet; but even then I woke up with... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great staff, gorgeous pool and grounds. The location is wonderful too. Our room was small but we weren't really inside except to sleep. Fun to see the fireworks from Sea World every night. I'd return here.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a frequent customer of the Dana but it sadly needs updating and cleaning of rooms. Lots of carpet stains and our towels had raggy edges...unacceptable to me. The location is fantastic and the front desk staff is so helpful. The Firefly is now the only restaurant now that the Blue Pearl is closed. But the $19.95 breakfast buffet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to have an over night stay-cation while our agent was having an open house. Was a complete last minute booking, thanks to Lindsi for all of our requests being taken care of!!! When we got here she up-graded our room to a Bay view suite!!!

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Goodyear, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was traveling with my 6 yr old grandaughter and wanted a safe place as a "base camp" for our adventures. The Dana was a prefect choice. My stay stared with a wow when Lindsi allowed us to check in at 8:30 am! Lindsi chose for us was a "lanai" room that was perfect. A private out side area for... More 

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Queen Creek, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were upgraded to a mini suite upon check in - with two kids, the extra space was amazing! We stayed a couple nights while visiting Sea World. We caught the shuttle which runs every hour (I believe) in the morning and then the return times are 4, 6, 7, 8, and 915. We were able to stay for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at this hotel very late and left the next day, but our experience was excellent. Beautiful upgraded room that faced the bay and had a walk out patio with locked gate. Huge grass and picnic areas right off our room. Very clean and spacious and had a small kitchen area with large prep space and microwave. We walked... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Dana last week for 2 nights as part of our California road trip. Gorgeous setting over looking marina (room 625). Rooms very clean with a New England feel. Firefly restaurant was really nice with great staff and delicious food. Pool areas very clean and really nice walks straight out of hotel. Really nice stay.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to Dana hotel for comic con weekend. Had a standard two bed room and decided to upgrade to a junior suite with a patio deck. The extra room space was perfect for my family which consisted of four adults and two children. Room was nice and mostly clean. There was a couple strains of hairs on the bed sheets... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing time time staying here over 4th of July. Vanessa Borio and other Dana staff were incredibly attentive! 2nd floor bayside room had an amazing view and was great with a lawn downstairs to watch fireworks. Bayside pool was also lovely, perfect temp and scenic.

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