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Ocean View. Front Condo! Across Beach Entrances. Exclusive Beach Resort +++
4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Great location

"Safe, clean and great location."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Ocean View. Front Condo! Across Beach Entrances. Exclusive Beach Resort +++
Beautiful Beach Condo, A Home Away From Home, Sleeps 6!
4.8/5Exceptional! (44 reviews)
Great home!

"Enjoyed our stay at the home. It was clean, comfy and great access to everything fun around town."…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Beautiful Beach Condo, A Home Away From Home, Sleeps 6!
Blue Lantern Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
3.5 out of 5
34343 Street Of The Blue Lanten, Dana Point, CA
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4.8/5Exceptional! (168 reviews)

"The Inn was so cute. The staff were amazing. Over looked Dana point harbor - beautiful view. We will definitely return"…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Blue Lantern Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
$35 Junesept Sale Parking Level/close to Salt Creek Beach .4 mi! Pool/gym Access
4.7/5Exceptional! (110 reviews)
Nice place

"It’s a nice, quiet and close to beach place"…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

$35 Junesept Sale Parking Level/close to Salt Creek Beach .4 mi! Pool/gym Access
Save NOW $$$ - Stroll to Beach , Pets ok, A/c, Pool, Gym, Spa, Patio, Pkg, Wifi
4.6/5Exceptional! (57 reviews)
Comfortable stay in a beautiful location.

"We had good communication and our questions were answered promptly. The condo has a nice floor plan and although the amenities (pool and clubhouse) were closed due to public health mandates, we were able to socially distance and walk the beach or nearby trails."…"

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2020

Save NOW $$$ - Stroll to Beach , Pets ok, A/c, Pool, Gym, Spa, Patio, Pkg, Wifi
Monarch Beach Resort
5 out of 5
1 Monarch Beach Resort N, Dana Point, CA
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The price is $649 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (364 reviews)

"Excellent Resort, perfect for a beach getaway, the pool area amazing!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Monarch Beach Resort
Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa
4 out of 5
25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, CA
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
omfortabl!

"Beautiful room with comfy bed and bath. Overlooking a park, easy to walk about"…"

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
5 out of 5
1 Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA
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The price is $599 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (374 reviews)

"This particular Ritz Carlton the rooms definitely need any upgrade. The ocean view room we stayed in had a great view of the beach but to the left we could see a wall with the top of houses which wasnt concealed in a pleasing manner. I doubt we will come back, I think it’s a bit overpriced for what ..."…"

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel
2.5 out of 5
34280 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA
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The price is $149 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (971 reviews)

"Cleanliness."…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel
Capistrano Surfside Inn
3 out of 5
34680 Coast Highway, Capistrano Beach, Dana Point, CA
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4.2/5Excellent! (52 reviews)

"Nice staff. Thought we were booking a room with a view but alas there was no view. But overall the place was fine. We only had one night here as we were on our way down South."…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2019

Capistrano Surfside Inn
Riviera Beach & Shores Resorts by Diamond Resorts
3 out of 5
34630 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA
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The price is $199 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (708 reviews)

"Wonderful stay, as always! Easy check in, room was perfect for our family!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Riviera Beach & Shores Resorts by Diamond Resorts
Best Western Plus Dana Point Inn-by-the-sea
2.5 out of 5
34744 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA
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The price is $131 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (570 reviews)

"Clean and well managed. Breakfast provided (not full breakfast). Room was clean. Only downside there’s isn’t a pool. They do have a hot tub but only for 4 people."…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Best Western Plus Dana Point Inn-by-the-sea
Dana Point Marina Inn
2 out of 5
24800 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA
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The price is $149 per night
4/5Very Good! (954 reviews)

"Clean. Didn’t smell like pot, cigars, or cigarettes. Quiet. Convenient location."…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Dana Point Marina Inn
Beachfront Inn and Suites at Dana Point
2.5 out of 5
34734 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA
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The price is $152 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (498 reviews)

"The hotel was very clean , staff are friendly. Only concern the breakfast doesn't have variety of food no hot water for coffee"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Beachfront Inn and Suites at Dana Point
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Doheny Beach - Dana Point
3.5 out of 5
34402 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA
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The price is $152 per night
3.6/5Good! (971 reviews)

"The staff in every area are absolutely amazing! The location of the property is great! The common areas are really nice. The room itself is a mix. The bed was comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Doheny Beach - Dana Point
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Beach Hotels in Dana Point

Known for its beaches and whale watching, Dana Point has a lot to offer the traveler dreaming of a beach holiday. This seaside destination has 38 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you search for a place to stay by the beach in Dana Point, you might be interested in these top-rated hotels with positive customer reviews.

Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel - 2.5-star hotel, 7-minute walk from Doheny State Beach. It features an outdoor pool, free full breakfast, and free WiFi. Guests love the central location and comfortable rooms.

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel - 5-star luxury hotel on the beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and comfortable rooms. This hotel boasts 2 outdoor pools, a spa tub, and a poolside bar. Activities include snorkeling and surfing on site.

Capistrano Surfside Inn - 3-star condo, 1-minute walk from Doheny State Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi. Guest reviews highlight the beach locale and spacious rooms.

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa - 4-star luxury resort, 9-minute walk from Doheny State Beach. It features 2 outdoor pools, a spa tub, and a restaurant. Guests love the beach locale and breakfast.

Best Western Plus Dana Point Inn-by-the-sea - 2.5-star hotel, 7-minute walk from Doheny State Beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and comfortable rooms. This hotel boasts free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Dana Point

Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather.

  • Hottest months: August, September, July, and October, with an average temperature of 80°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 44°F
  • Driest months: October, April, November, and March, with an average rainfall of 1.13 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, January, December, and March, with an average rainfall of 2.62 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Dana Point

After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything Dana Point has to offer. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Doheny State Beach or Thousand Steps Beach. Discover the area's whale watching and sunsets, and make time for local attractions like Lantern Bay County Park and Dana Point Harbor. You can also pay a visit to Dana Cove Park or Ocean Institute for more to see and do. Visitors also enjoy Dana Point for its:
  • Marina
  • Sailing
  • Golfing
  • Camping

Getting Around Dana Point

If you're looking to fly to Dana Point, the closest major airport is in Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), located 17.4 mi (28 km) from the city center. You can learn about your options for water transportation at the port.

Frequently asked questions

What is Dana Point like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and whale watching, Dana Point has a lot to offer the traveler dreaming of a beach holiday.
What's the best place to stay for a beach vacation in Dana Point?
Monarch Beach Resort is a top beach hotel with free breakfast and a spa tub. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Save NOW $$$ - Stroll to Beach , Pets ok, A/c, Pool, Gym, Spa, Patio, Pkg, Wifi and Ocean View. Front Condo! Across Beach Entrances. Exclusive Beach Resort +++. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Doheny State Beach or Baby Beach.
How many beach hotels can I expect to find in Dana Point?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 16 hotels in Dana Point for your beachside break.
What's the weather like in Dana Point?
Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather. The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 69°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 57°F. Average annual rainfall for Dana Point is 13 inches.
What is there to see and do around Dana Point?
After checking into your accommodation of choice, you’ll probably want to venture out and explore. If you’re excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Baby Beach or North Day Use Beach. Experience the area’s whale watching and marina, and make time for local attractions like Dana Point Harbor and Doheny State Beach. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to Salt Creek Beach Park or Ocean Institute.
What's the best way to get around Dana Point?
To get to Dana Point, you can fly into John Wayne Airport (SNA), the closest major airport, which is located 17.4 mi (28 km) from the city center. You can learn about your water travel options at the local port.

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