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San Juan Capistrano hotels and places to stay

Capri Laguna on the Beach
3 out of 5
1441 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
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The price is $183 per night
13.67 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1,054 reviews)

"Great view-right on the water. Really nice deck area to lay out, eat and watch the ocean."…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

Capri Laguna on the Beach
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 $179 per night
10.66 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (700 reviews)

"The rooms were amazing , clean equipped appropriately and the location was perfect"…"

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Riviera Beach & Shores Resorts by Diamond Resorts
Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest
2.5 out of 5
20251 Lake Forest Dr, Lake Forest, CA
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The price is $85 per night
9.91 mi from city center
3.1/5 (1,028 reviews)

"The staff was respectful of my desire for an uninterrupted stay. The room was perfect in every way. I received a phone call shortly after my check in making sure of my comfort. Most excellent!"…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest
Surf And Sand Resort
4.5 out of 5
1555 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
The price is $393 per night
13.63 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,363 reviews)

"Amazing service from the moment you ride into the Valet till you check out!! Loved the gorgeous view! Will return again."…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Surf And Sand Resort
Inn at Laguna Beach
3.5 out of 5
211 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
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The price is $248 per night
14.26 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,180 reviews)

"Staff was great helped us get upgraded to ocean view which made the entire stay!! Right on the beach pool is okay but you can hear the ocean and walk everywhere. Amazing location comfy bed"…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2020

Inn at Laguna Beach
Best Western Capistrano Inn
2.5 out of 5
27174 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA
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The price is $90 per night
7.98 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (1,310 reviews)

"It was a value priced hotel as advertised and priced. In town for a wedding and spent very little time in hotel, so I didn’t want to spend a lot. It was fine."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Best Western Capistrano Inn
Americas Best Value Laguna Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
28742 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA
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The price is $89 per night
7.82 mi from city center
2.7/5 (400 reviews)

"The layout of the room was fairly spacious and there was a lounging area with a couch"…"

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2020

Americas Best Value Laguna Inn & Suites
Motel 6 Newport Beach
2 out of 5
2274 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $73 per night
21.88 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (1,682 reviews)

"The Newport Beach location Motel 6 was the best location Motel 6 we have stayed at in southern Califorina."…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Motel 6 Newport Beach
Villa San Juan Capistrano - Luxury Nestled in San Juan Hills
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7.84 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)
Six weeks in a lovely, well-appointed villa

"How lucky we were to stay in such a well-appointed villa with outstanding hosts. Due to career related training of our son-in-law, we needed a home for six weeks in OC to accommodate ourselves, daughter, two grandsons (ages 2 & 5), and a small dog. We required a very family-friendly environment with ..."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2019

Villa San Juan Capistrano - Luxury Nestled in San Juan Hills
4 bed / 6.5 Bath! Luxury Poolside Home - Holidays in the Hills
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Visiting San Juan Capistrano

Visitors to San Juan Capistrano are sure to enjoy the beaches, shopping, and restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy the city's churches and cafés. Top sights around the area include Main Beach Park, Mission San Juan Capistrano, and Irvine Spectrum Center.

  • There are 5 hotels and other accommodations in San Juan Capistrano
  • The closest major airport is in Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), 20 mi (32.2 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Murrieta, CA (RBK-French Valley), 23.6 mi (38 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in San Juan Capistrano

A couple of favorite places to visit are Mission San Juan Capistrano and The Coach House. Additionally, in the area you'll find Main Beach Park and Irvine Spectrum Center.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 5 hotels and other lodging options to select from in San Juan Capistrano. Here you'll find top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Residence Inn by Marriott Dana Point San Juan Capistrano - With a stay at this 3-star aparthotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia travelers love its family-friendly amenities and first-rate property condition.
  • Best Western Capistrano Inn - Our customers like the overall value and pool at this motel. This 2.5-star motel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Americas Best Value Laguna Inn & Suites - This 2-star motel features free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and room size.

Outside the city, popular places to see include Balboa Pier, located 20.8 mi (33.5 km) from the heart of the city, and Newport Pier, which is 22.6 mi/36.3 km away.

Getting Around San Juan Capistrano

If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from San Juan Capistrano Depot. San Juan Capistrano might not have many public transit options so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for San Juan Capistrano

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 68°F and the nighttime average to be 47°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 80°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • July through September averages 83°F during the day and 59°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 78°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • About 13.66 inches of rain falls on San Juan Capistrano each year
  • Hottest months are usually August and September with an average temperature of 82°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 47°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in San Juan Capistrano?
Best Western Capistrano Inn is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This property is a short 7-minute walk from Mission San Juan Capistrano, and it offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Americas Best Value Laguna Inn & Suites is another favorite option for your trip based on traveler reviews.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in San Juan Capistrano, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in San Juan Capistrano.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to San Juan Capistrano?
For additional details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to San Juan Capistrano, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in San Juan Capistrano?
Based on reviews, Americas Best Value Laguna Inn & Suites is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top option for your stay on the cheap is Best Western Capistrano Inn.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation in San Juan Capistrano?
Residence Inn by Marriott Dana Point San Juan Capistrano is a top 3-star aparthotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Best Western Capistrano Inn and Americas Best Value Laguna Inn & Suites. Attractions in the area like San Clemente Pier and Sawdust Art Festival Grounds are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple visiting San Juan Capistrano?
Residence Inn by Marriott Dana Point San Juan Capistrano is a favorite 3-star aparthotel for couples, and features premium bedding and an outdoor pool. Another choice for a stay with your sweetheart is Best Western Capistrano Inn.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in San Juan Capistrano?
Residence Inn by Marriott Dana Point San Juan Capistrano is a top aparthotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool for its human guests. Best Western Capistrano Inn is another good choice if you’re bringing your pet along.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Mission San Juan Capistrano?
Best Western Capistrano Inn is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this property offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. It’s located just a short 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Mission San Juan Capistrano. Other good choices within a few miles include Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa and Dana Point Marina Inn.
What about the best place to stay close to The Coach House?
One of the top choices for your stay is Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa, located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from The Coach House, and this 4-star resort offers 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. Dana Point Marina Inn and Beachfront Inn and Suites at Dana Point are a couple of other good options within a few miles.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in San Juan Capistrano?
Best Western Capistrano Inn is a top 3-star beach aparthotel with an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Best Western Capistrano Inn and Americas Best Value Laguna Inn & Suites. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Doheny State Beach or Victoria Beach.
What's the best place to stay in San Juan Capistrano to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Americas Best Value Laguna Inn & Suites is a top property on Expedia for those interested in history, and it features free parking and free WiFi. If you’re interested in local history, another option for your visit is Best Western Capistrano Inn. Also notable landmarks to visit include Mission San Juan Capistrano.
Where is the best neigborhood in San Juan Capistrano for sightseeing?
Del Obispo is a favorite part of the city for sightseeing and you’ll find The Coach House and Capistrano Beach Park in the neighborhood.

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