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Get an overview of this hotelHalf a mile from SeaWorld on San Diego's Mission Bay
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Adjacent to San Diego's Mission Bay, this 13-acre hotel is within 2 miles of SeaWorld and Mission Beach, and 6 miles of the San Diego Zoo. The hotel offers guests complimentary shuttle service to SeaWorld.
Guests at The Dana enjoy 2 outdoor pools and spa tubs with views of the marina and Mission Bay, an adjacent 27-mile jogging/biking path, and on-site bicycle rentals.
Rooms with views
The Dana on Mission Bay guestrooms include wireless Internet access, compact refrigerators, and high-definition televisions with HBO. Most offer garden, marina, or bay views.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Set on 13 landscaped acres, The Dana on Mission Bay is a half-mile (0.8 kilometers) from SeaWorld and 7 miles (11 kilometers) from downtown San Diego.
In addition to a private marina, this smoke-free hotel features a seasonal, tropical-style pool with game area and a bayside infinity-edge pool. Both pools have spa tubs and bar service. A fitness facility is also available.
A free shuttle to Sea World is also offered. All shuttle service is limited, based upon availability, and subject to change. Outdoor parking is also available for a fee.
Dining options includes a casual restaurant and lounge with warm wood walls and pool views.
Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel (included in the resort fee). Small dogs are welcome for a surcharge.
- 24-hour front desk
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Computer station
- Concierge services
- Conference center
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Fitness facilities
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Laundry facilities
- Luggage storage
- Marina on site
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 3
- One meeting room
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Picnic area
- Poolside bar
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Smoke-free property
- Spa tub
- Free theme park shuttle
- Total number of rooms - 271
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Wedding services
- WiFi (surcharge)
Family Friendly Amenities
- Laundry facilities
- Theme park shuttle (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 14 USD per night )
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 14 USD per night )
Self parking (surcharge)
- Access via exterior corridors
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free toiletries
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Daily housekeeping
- Flat-panel TV
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- MP3 docking station
- Pay movies
- Private bathroom
- Room service (limited hours)
- Satellite TV service
- WiFi (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Firefly Restaurant and Bar - Contemporary atmosphere and innovative cuisine unique to the California region. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and poolside service next to the year-round bayside pool. Happy hours. Casual dining. Children's menu available.
Pool bar - Located near the tropical pool. Seasonal hours.
Nearby Things to Do
The Dana on Mission Bay - Sea World features two landscaped, heated outdoor pools; both have spa tubs. A seasonal pool bar offers beverages for the Tropical Pool, while the Firefly Restaurant provides seasonal beverage service to the Bayside Pool. Ping-Pong is available on site for guests, as well as bicycle rentals, pedal boats, personal watercrafts, and other water-sports rentals.
A 140-slip marina and a 27-mile jogging/biking path are adjacent to the hotel.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Snorkeling nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Skydiving nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Kayaking on site
- Water skiing on site
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available.
Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 30
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- Resort fee: USD 14 per accommodation, per night
- Fitness center access
- Business center/computer access
- Internet access
- Phone calls
- Additional inclusions
- Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14 per night (rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14 per night (rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: USD 20 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation (varies based on length of stay)
We should mention
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).