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Golden, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have owned two weeks for several years and always visit in December/January and February. It is an older property, but immaculate and the 37 units have a "feel" like a bed and breakfast. The staff is the best, and it is right across from Doheny Beach so you can hear the surf and enjoy the ocean from your room....

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Nevada
Reviewed December 20, 2016

We visited end of November. The weather was wonderful!! I requested a room we were familiar with, and found it had not been updated, but that was not a problem. We were shown the updated rooms and they are very nice. Next time. I chose our room as it was close to the elevator. There were a few quirks but...

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U.S.
Reviewed December 11, 2016

A few years ago, due to fog on a New Years eve in Medford, OR. we time banked a timeshare week at Solana Beach to Trading Places and forgot about it. Some weeks ago we started getting e-mails from Trading Places about the time banked week, and made inquiry. Long story short we made reservation for our time banked week...

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

WOW! Thank YOU. We strive to make your stay memorable and your kinds words really touch us! Your review was shared with our team and Wade will be recognized for the excellent service he provided you (as he does with all of our guests). Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and share your experience...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed November 10, 2016

The location and the comfort of the Surfside Inn would be hard to match when visiting seaside California. Our one bedroom unit was clean and inviting. It was more than adequate for a lovely fall week at the beach. The oversize jacuzzi tub in our bathroom was a surprise, but perhaps Boomer-age surfer guests who desire a soak use theirs....

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Eva, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. We appreciate the kind words! It sounds like you really enjoyed your stay with us and we're so happy to hear it! Hopefully you can come stay with us again soon! Amanda Burgess, General Manager

Glendale, California
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Just spent a wonderful week at the Capistrano Surfside Inn. The check-in was the easiest we have ever experienced. We were immediately offered help with our luggage.The wonderful front desk staff was so efficient and friendly and the resort manager personally welcomed us. Our spacious 2 bedrm, 1 full bath with separate sink in 2nd bdrm., wonderful ocean views across...

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Carole, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We would love to have you as our guest again soon! Amnanda Burgess, General Manager

Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We loved it so peaceful and soothing so much privacy nobody even bothers you there you can do whatever you like you just enjoy your self completly and what a great ocean view you have. it was awsome and very clean

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review! Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back and stay with us again soon! Amanda Burgess, General Manager

Palm Desert, California
Reviewed July 25, 2016

The Capistrano Surfside Inn is a comfortable pleasant place to stay in an excellent location. Half the units are Oceanside with an awesome view of the ocean – and one just walks across the road to the beach! The location is very close to Dana Point and it's charming Harbor, and close to lovely charming Southern California towns such as...

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. Your positive words are really appreciated. We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us, both at the resort and in the area. Please come back and be our guest again soon! Amanda Burgess, General Manager

Monrovia, California
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

People all still awesome, but property needs better oversight on the upgrades. Waves are eating up the beach and most of the palms roots are exposed. The dolphin and whale are very active in the waters of this area. Overall a wonderful time with good friends

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Sharon, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. I agree with your opener "people all still awesome, but property needs better oversight on the upgrades." Our staff IS AWESOME! We are in the process of upgrading our units, I hope you had the opportunity to see one of the ungraded units, they are fantastic! We...

Reviewed May 4, 2016

We had an ocean view which we loved. We were on the third floor. all the rooms feature a balcony which we enjoyed. The balcony had a barbecue and we did steaks one evening for dinner. We sat on the balcony and played Mexican Train one afternoon.which was lovely. The train did not bother us. The traffic seemed more noisy...

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Mary J, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review! And we agree that the train is not bothersome and rather just part of the SoCal beach culture. The resort has double paned windows and sliding glass doors so the traffic noise in non-existent when you close up the unit. I'm so glad you enjoyed your...

Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed May 3, 2016

Its really hard to beat the location of these condos at Capistrano Beach. It is right across the street from Doheney State Park with surfing, paddle board, volleyball, picnic facilities, fire pits etc. We slept with the windows open to hear the waves rolling all night, which was awesome except for the intermittent train going by across the street (but...

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Carrons, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. I think you painted a perfect picture of our resort and it's FANTASTIC location! I couldn't have said it better myself! Also- we are renovating the rooms so that "dated look" will be a comment of the past the next time you come to stay with us....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Minutes away from Dana Point Harbor, Doheny State Beach, and numerous family attractions, this seaside resort is the ideal location for your next beach vacation. You'll enjoy a private balcony, spacious rooms, barbecue grills, and plenty of pool and beach toys for the kids when you stay at this ocean front resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Capistrano Surfside Inn

Address: 34680 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1301
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Price Range: $183 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Capistrano Surfside Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Capistrano Surfside Hotel Capistrano Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Dana Point
#5 Romantic Hotel in Dana Point
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“Rooms facing west have the best views, but the back units are extremely quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles GlendaMichael, 1 week ago | Read review
“I prefer 2nd floor facing ocean, beautiful sunsets from balcony.”
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 of 5 bubbles TRTWR, Dec 20, 2016 | Read review
“Request end units if available on 2nd or 3rd floors for partial ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles fly24fun, Dec 11, 2016 | Read review
“Front units sunny ocean view. Rear units very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles meetjudith, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms have the view. The back rooms do not”
 of 5 bubbles M5816PImaryj, May 4, 2016 | Read review
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