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Capistrano Seaside Inn

05/14/2017 05/15/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Marinette, Wisconsin
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Do not stay here. Spend the money to stay anywhere else. Stay away. Thy must have one nice room for the web photos, but our room was not it. There was an upholstered chair which was so dirty and stained I'm sure Goodwill would reject it; long overdue for the dump. Worn out carpets. The coffee making supplies were leftovers...

1Thank clorwig
Escondido, United States
Reviewed August 11, 2016

They don't care about their property or the safety of the guests. There was a dirty rag on the floor next to the toilet. The "wall-mounted" hair dryer was NOT attached to the wall and could easily fall in the sink while in use!

1Thank Lorraine P
San Diego, California
Reviewed July 31, 2016

For $153.00 a night, the accommodations were unimaginable. In all our adult years, we have never seen a hotel this overgrown, unkempt, and dirty. The rooms we were assigned to had filthy carpet, bugs and hair in the bathroom, smelled of fresh paint, cleanliness of bedding questionable and we did not feel safe. As we approached our upstairs rooms, there...

1Thank penelopeonetwo
Dana Point, California
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,...

2Thank blueslover2016
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...

Thank Kelly C
Staten Island, New York, United States
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...

Thank loched
Long Beach, California
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

1Thank Dustin S
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...

Thank Amy W
Salt Lake City, Utah
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...

1Thank Mike M
Encinitas, CA
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...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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
  • Breakfast included

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: $45 - $199 (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:
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Ask for a newly renovated room”
loched, Sep 19, 2015 | Read review
“Best advice it to not book this hotel.”
B6703ABamyw, Aug 31, 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 29 it was pretty good. I am not sure what the other rooms are like.”
mikemA8303ZY, Aug 16, 2015 | Read review
“Room 11 was my room # and it was clean and new”
athismercy, Dec 22, 2014 | Read review
“No rooms r good unless u want ants crawling all over your stuff.”
N5716IBkatiew, Aug 5, 2014 | Read review
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