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Capistrano Seaside Inn

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Dana Point, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Wife and I came for Doheny Blues Fest. After a great day we wanted some well deserved together time. Front desk was not pleasant and insisted we asked for a 2 bed room. 1 good bed would be nice. We had 2 of the worst beds I have ever seen. You could feel the springs, dark stains in the matters,... More 

1 Thank blueslover2016
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here 10/11 and 10/12/15 at a friends suggestion. The clerk/owner was quite unpleasant and visibly irritated at our 10 pm checkin. The rooms are literally right on the PCH and there is a train track on the other side of that. Prepare yourself for constant noise. Our room was rundown, to put it bluntly. The furniture was a hodge... More 

Thank Kelly C
Staten Island, New York, United States
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58 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

The pictures on the booking sites are deceiving. They obviously look much better than the place actually is, BUT. If you are used to and prefer hotel chains, you WILL be disappointed. Even though in general the place is a bit run down, it has charm. The room we got (#25) must have been recently renovated as we did not... More 

Thank loched
Long Beach, California
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

I would recommend this to people looking to hang out at the beach , not much else. It's an old surf motel along PCH, and it feels that way! The rooms are ok, I guess, but we also had the"upgraded" room... Not sure about the others

1 Thank Dustin S
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

RUN! This is the worst hotel we have ever seen. We call it the Bates Motel (from the Alfred Hitchcock film "Psycho"). False advertising on the internet. Diametrical opposite of a Shangri-la. We booked a nonsmoking king with fridge. There was cigarette smoke in the room, the bed was a double, and the fridge was nonfunctional. The air conditioner sounded... More 

Thank Amy W
Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Okay.. so I booked the room because of the price and was on short notice. So I started looking at the other reviews and said oh great... Wife said lets give it a chance besides everything else was double if not triple the price. At first look I had my doubts. We got there had to go find someone to... More 

1 Thank Mike M
Encinitas, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Nice management, convenient location, we stayed over last Saturday night; attended an event at Doheny Beach a mile north during the day. Very safe, across the road and railroad tracks from the beach. Was told original building was from the 1930's and that Marilyn Monroe and Charlie Chaplan had visited long ago. Now a bit in need of maintenance, but... More 

Thank coastaleddie
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Well, after reading all these negative reviews, I was a little skeptical about reserving here and traveling across country and end up hating it. BUT.....It was great... I arrived late, door was locked, but I rang the doorbell and he quickly appeared...I felt bad..I think I woke him up... We did our paperwork, gave me my key to Room 11,... More 

1 Thank athismercy
Highlands, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Took my wife here for her birthday. Room covered in ants. 2nd room thy offered was also covered in ants. Was at hotel for less then an hour when owner decided to keep a full night deposit of $140.00 when I decided to go find a better hotel. Found quality inn down the street that had 2x as much room... More 

3 Thank Katie W
Red Deer, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is not a place for the light-hearted. If you don't plan on spending anytime at the hotel then have at it. Otherwise stay away. Rooms are stuffy, AC very noisy, coffee is crap and they are not very clean. I can't believe they get away with advertising a breakfast. Very run down less the bathroom which was recently remodelled.... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Capistrano Seaside Inn

Address: 34862 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1799
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Price Range: $116 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Capistrano Seaside Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Capistrano Seaside Hotel Capistrano Beach
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