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 8, 9, 15, 16 - "Super Hero Holiday" is the theme of the 2017 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!
39th Annual Turkey Trot
Dana Point's Turkey Trot - Thanksgiving Day 2017! 10K, 5K and Kid's Gobble Wobble PLUS Wellness Expo, Costume Contest, and More! Will you be running? Stay with us the night before you Trot. 1-800-232-DANA
NOW HIRING!
FULL and PART TIME: Housekeepers - Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus! Competitive wages, depending on experience. Generous Benefits for Full Time workers. Excellent opportunity at multiple award winning hotel! Join a winning team! Apply in person at the hotel located at 34280 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629. Or call for an appointment/contact information to send your resume. General Manager Peter Callan 949-248-1000
FREE Boat Rides with Santa!
Saturday, December 2nd & Sunday, December 3rd 2017 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. A $5 donation to the El Camino Real Junior Woman’s Club is suggested. 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)
Yappy Howl-iday Celebration!
December 3, 2017: Get your pets' photo taken with Santa Claus! 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. Ritz Carlton Hotel, 1 Ritz Carlton Drive, Dana Point. 11a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 22-26, 2017: 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
Did You Book Directly With Us?
Contrary to what you may see on TV, the best booking deal is going to be directly through the hotel or on www.bestwestern.com or this website. We offer price parity across sites AND when you book direct, you're more likely to qualify to earn Rewards Points AND you get more liberal cancellation terms AND for most rate plans, you don't pay until you arrive. You don't need the middle man! Book direct and save!
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.
PARDON OUR DUST:
Nov 20 - Jan 1: Our swimming pool will be closed for major renovation. Please pardon our dust as we rebuild our swimming pool, pool patio, and approaches. Please be alert and exercise caution near the pool area or if you visit our fitness center. Construction will also affect our back parking lot. Watch for signs indicating temporary entrances and exits to the parking lot!

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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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