BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel Dana Point
BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel Dana Point

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Current & Upcoming Events

Holiday Boat Parade of Lights
December 6, 7, 13, 14th, 2019: 7:30 p.m.- "Tiki Holiday" is the theme of this year's 45th Anniversary lighted boat parade in Dana Point Harbor. Treat yourself to a ride on a boat float! Tickets available through Dana Wharf Sportfishing (likely to sell-out!!). Activities in the harbor start at 4:30 p.m. Reserve your room at our hotel early as this is a popular event!
Celebrate Fall
Summer's past but often the weather is fantastic at the coast this time of year! Kids are back in school; weekdays are much quieter; mid-week room rates are lower. Come and enjoy the cool crisp ocean air during our off season and take in all of our local favorite harbor activities. 1-800-232-DANA
41st Annual Turkey Trot
Dana Point's Turkey Trot - Thanksgiving Day 2019! 10K, 5K and Kid's Gobble Wobble PLUS Wellness Expo, Costume Contest, and More! Will you be running? www.turkeytrot.com for information. Stay with us the night before you Trot. 1-800-232-DANA
Boat Rides with Santa!
Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10am – 2pm SANTA and his helpers listen to Christmas wishes during this 20-minute harbor cruise. Bring your camera and enjoy the tradition Dana Wharf has offered families for generations. Check with Dana Wharf Sport Fishing for more information and tickets. www.danawharf.com
Need an "Extra Bedroom" for the Holidays?
The Holidays are coming fast! Your out of town visitors are coming too! Does your Dana Point home feel cramped? Not enough Beds? Traffic jam at the bathroom? We have "Extra Bedrooms" available (each with their own private bathroom!!) Let your holiday guests stay with us and we'll even offer them a free breakfast each morning to start their day! 1-949-248-1000
EV Chargers Available!
Guests with electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids may use our Electric Vehicle Charging Stations! We offer 2, 40 amp Tesla EV Chargers and 2, 40 amp SunCountry Universal EV Chargers. Registered hotel guests charge for FREE! (non-guests may charge for a fee - check with the front desk for details)
"Santa Paws" Photos
December 7, 2019: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Have your pet's photo taken with Santa Clause for a small fee. Guests are asked to donate unopened caned or dry dog food, dog treats, or dog play toys which will be donated to an animal rescue organization. Dana Point Harbor. By the way, our hotel allows pets!
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 27 - Dec 1, 2019: You ate the turkey. You hit the early morning "Black Friday" sales...Now what? Take advantage of the long weekend and escape to Dana Point. Shop, dine, play. You can do it all in Dana Point. Book early for best room selection. Call us direct: 1-800-232-3262
Winter Festival & Tree Lighting -
December 7, 2019, noon - 5:30 p.m. located at 34111 La Plaza, Dana Point. Craft Faire, games, rides, children's crafting. Tree lighting is at 5:15 and is accompanied by free hot chocolate and cookies!
FREE Hot Breakfast:
Hotel guests enjoy our Hot Breakfast Bar which includes eggs, breakfast meat, roasted potatoes, pastries, toast, cereal, yogurt, and pancakes. Also, coffee, juices, and tea.
Free Santa Selfies:
December 6, 7, 13, 14, 2019: Bring your camera and snap a selfie with Santa Clause. Harbor Shops and Restaurant area, Dana Point Harbor.
Holidays are busy!
Slow it down and get away for a couple days. Spend time with family and friends. Look at all the events offered in Dana Point! Take your Holiday Vacation and stay at the Best Western Plus-Marina Shores Hotel. Book early for best room selection! 949-248-1000

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Hotel Overview



This 87 room, three story hotel offers a wide variety of room types to satisfy nearly every need. The hotel offers 34 large two-room suites featuring a separate living room and bedroom with whirlpool baths. On the first floor, we offer 8 King Whirlpool rooms with a whirlpool tub for two surrounded by travertine and marble in the corner of the oversized room. Another 8 Standard King Whirlpool rooms, located on the third floor, offer the same large two person whirlpool tubs in the bathroom. Other than rooms with roll-in showers, most other guest rooms feature whirlpool tubs. We also offer standard hotel rooms with either a king bed or two queen beds. Finally, the hotel makes available the versatile “Doheny Suites” rooms.

Our “Doheny Suite” rooms offer unique versatility for families, groups, and wedding parties. Comprised of three connecting rooms, guests can reserve one, two, or all three rooms to accommodate up to 8 guests. Room 301 features a King bed with oversized travertine lined bathroom. Room 302, features a queen bed, travertine lined bath, and a fireplace. Room 303 offers two queen beds, a bathroom with a double sink and oversized closet with built in shelving and storage. Combined, these three rooms add up the our “Doheny Suite” and offer a large family or group of guests great flexibility and comfort. The “Doheny Suite” is not sold online and may only be reserved by calling the hotel directly.

Our Hotel Staff speaks English and Spanish.

Hotel Features:

  • 87 total guest rooms
  • 44 total two-room suites, or oversized whirlpool rooms
  • 30 standard king or 2 Queen guest rooms
  • 3 Special Rooms comprising the “Doheny Suites”
  • 3 Floors W/Elevator

Personal Services:

  • Guest Fitness Center
  • Guest Coin-Operated Laundry
  • Heated Outdoor Pool and Sundeck
  • Safety Deposit Boxes
  • Dry Cleaning Services (vendor service)
  • Free High Speed Internet Access
  • Business Center/Computers
  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast


Business Services:

  • Photocopy service
  • FAX Service
  • Complimentary High Speed Internet Access, wireless throughout the hotel
  • Business Center/Computers

Parking Information:

  • Daily Fee for Guest Parking
  • Covered and Open carports and parking spaces
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations available to guests include 2 each 40 amp Tesla EV Chargers and 2 each 40 amp universal EV Chargers.

Area Airports:

  • John Wayne (SNA) 20 miles
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) 60 miles

Train Station:

  • Amtrak Station in San Juan Capistrano – 3 miles

Points of Interest, Entertainment, Excursions:

  • Dana Point, California (right here!)
  • Doheny State Beach ( ½ mile)
  • Dana Point Harbor (1/2 mile to entrance-1 mile to harbor)
  • Shopping (nearby)
  • Restaurants (walking distance to 10 miles depending on your tastes)
  • Groceries and Pharmacy (less than 1 mile)
  • Ocean Institute, Home of the brig “Pilgrim” (1 mile)
  • Catalina Express Passenger Service (1 mile)
  • Dana Point Charters and Whale Watching (1 mile)
  • Dana Point Sportfishing (1 mile)
  • Golf (3 miles)
  • Tennis (within 2 miles)
  • Mission San Juan Capistrano (2 miles)
  • Laguna Beach (4 miles)

Easy Freeway Access to:

  • Oceanside and Camp Pendleton U.S. Marine Base (29 miles)
  • Legoland (32 miles)
  • Disneyland (35 miles)
  • San Diego Zoo and San Diego Wild Animal Park (45 miles)
  • SeaWorld (40 Miles)

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