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The Dana on Mission Bay

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  • Excellent50%
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  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“firefly restaurant”(156 reviews)
“sea world”(414 reviews)
“mission bay”(287 reviews)
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Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

This is our 4th visit. We book a Lanai room on the pool. So nice to have an outdoor patio. Rooms are older and smaller than some newer hotels. The amenity fee is a disguised resort fee -$14 extra per night. Still a pretty good...More

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Response from TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission BayResponded October 6, 2014

Dear smokeyj, Thank you for the feedback. We are so very happy you chose to stay with us at The Dana again. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you are in San Diego.

Reviewed October 4, 2014

The property is nice, very green and lush. The room had a patio which by unlocking a gate could walk right out to the grassy area on the bay. We watched boats and people for hours each day. Close to the beach and by renting...More

Thank Jacki R
Response from TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission BayResponded October 6, 2014

Dear Jacki R, We appreciate your recent feedback. It so good to hear you and your husband had an enjoyable time here at The Dana. We are so happy you liked our towel animals, are housekeeping staff is amazing! Thank you again and we hope...More

Reviewed October 3, 2014

Generally a very pleasant stay a great view out over the marina and close to Sea world with the convenient free shuttle. The two pools and movie one night was great after the busy day sightseeing The food at the Firefly was tasty but the...More

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Response from TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission BayResponded October 6, 2014

Dear A1864AEpeterm, Thank you so much for staying with us at The Dana Hotel!

Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great location on Mission Bay next to Sea World. Quiet with a nice little marina originally built to serve The Landing fishing crowd, The Dana now has the original rooms plus fantastic bay-view suites and the Best Little Restaurant in San Diego, FIREFLY. We now...More

Thank Sean J
Response from TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission BayResponded October 6, 2014

Dear Sean J, Thank you for your amazing comments regarding your recent stay with us. Great reviews like this really mean a lot to all of the staff here at The Dana. We are thrilled you enjoyed our fantastic views and terrific service and look...More

Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

My family and I stayed for three nights, we were extremely impressed by the property and could not seem to get our kids out of the pool! Parking is a bit steep at $20 a day in addition to that $14 fee for internet and...More

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Response from TheDana, Guest Relations Manager at The Dana on Mission BayResponded October 6, 2014

Dear jtrip383, Thank you for your feedback. We work extremely hard to exceed our guest’s expectations, and it is wonderful to hear we accomplished that! We are so proud when our staff is recognized; Both Ana and Shannon are very helpful and knowledgeable. We look...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$133 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#30 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#42 Family Hotel in San Diego
#69 Business Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$133 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#30 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#42 Family Hotel in San Diego
#69 Business Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Ashley M
January 29, 2018|
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Response from lethos |
No there is not.
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Lizse1
January 9, 2018|
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Response from TheDana | Property representative |
Parking is included in our nightly resort fee. This fee is currently $39. There is plenty of room to park a van.
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SusieqRoadtripper
October 4, 2017|
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Response from lolitarocks | Reviewed this property |
There was a resort fee of 35$ that included everything except breakfast. They did place a 25$ hold on the credit card for incidentals. No other hidden fees and the deposit was returned the day after checkout. We did brunch... More
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"Dave Hopper, find him and he can make it happen"
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"Northwest side room offer the best view."
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"Choose a room on the side of the hotel facing the bay. Less expensive rooms on the other side of the resort..."
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"Some road noise for bay-view rooms but for us the view was worth it."
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