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“Decent stay, good location” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dana Point Harbor Inn

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Dana Point Harbor Inn
Ranked #12 of 12 Hotels in Dana Point
Irvine, California
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Decent stay, good location”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2013

We stayed for one night after getting a discount through Hotwire. The room was spacious and comfortable and appeared clean, and the girl at the front desk was very friendly and helpful. Location is excellent - we walked to the beach and to food as well. The furnishings and decorations could use an update, but for the relative price, I wont complain. No problems with noise or safety. We realized the morning that we left that the carpets were in fact rather dirty, but that is my only complaint.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

Was in a jam for a room and should have wondered why I got so lucky. 1st room smelled very bad and so we got moved to another, which smelled just a little less. The location is within walking distance to Doheny Beach. I did worry about security as the doors all open out to the parking lot and there isn't always the most trustworthy people walking around the area. We used the AC to block out the street noise.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2013

Good location for beach and harbour.ok accommodation for short break.comp breakfast ok to start the day not substantial.housekeeping good.we had lower floor room big mistake extremely noisy people upstairs.front desk staff pleasant.

Room Tip: Ask for upper floor as you can hear every footstep as we did
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank coventryWestMidlands
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2013

Nothing more to say. Stay away.
I researched this hotel and found that on Tripadvisers the review was that their pool was closed due to violations with the health department. So, before I made the reservation, I called and was told that the pool was open.
When we arrived, we found that the pool had been closed for day. They said that they were "painting" the pool. This was a lie, there was no evidence of "painting." We left and were not refunded out money.
We paid for a hotel with a pool, and didn't get a pool. Scum.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Charles J
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Romeo, Michigan
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2013

This Motel is in a great spot for finding. We stayed for three nights. The sheets were never changed! There was a card telling you how they are trying to save the planet by using less water and soap. I asked the girl at the desk to please have the sheets changed after 2 nights. The maid did not do it , even after I left a tip to in courage her. After all the word TIP means "To Insure Prompt Service. I guess if you want clean beds in California you better pay $200 or more per night!

Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Boron, California
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2013

If your looking for fancy, it's not the place. I was extremely happy with the location. It was perfect for all my activities I had planned. We went whale watching and paddle boarding. Both of those activities where close to the hotel. The beach is within walking distance. You have several choices to choose from within walking distance. Everything worked out well.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Barbara E
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Additional Information about Dana Point Harbor Inn

Property: Dana Point Harbor Inn
Address: 25325 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2902
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 12 Hotels in Dana Point
Number of rooms: 46
Also Known As:
Dana Point Harbor Hotel Dana Point

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