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Top 10 Hotels in Dana Point

Riviera Beach & Shores Resorts by Diamond Resorts
3 out of 5
34630 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£75
per night
5 Jan-6 Jan
4.1/5Very Good! (628 reviews)

"We very much enjoyed our stay here. The staff was very pleasant and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2019

Riviera Beach & Shores Resorts by Diamond Resorts
Monarch Beach Resort
5 out of 5
1 Monarch Beach Resort N, Dana Point, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£421
per night
22 Dec-23 Dec
4.6/5Wonderful! (337 reviews)

"Wonderful resort for larger family get together over thanksgiving."…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

Monarch Beach Resort
Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel
2.5 out of 5
34280 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£82
per night
6 Jan-7 Jan
4.2/5Excellent! (1,525 reviews)

"Pet friendly & excellent breakfast. Nice rooms, clean & orderly. Close to everything."…"

Reviewed on 5 Dec 2019

Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel
Blue Lantern Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
3.5 out of 5
34343 Street Of The Blue Lanten, Dana Point, CA
£175
per night
10 Dec-11 Dec
4.7/5Exceptional! (136 reviews)

"Quiet, clean, and spacious with amazing amenities. This is our new place to escape from the noise and chaos of OC. My only complaint was a lack of room service or in-hotel restaurant. They do offer better than average food for free in the lobby, although I’m not a fan of powder-based eggs, don’t ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2019

Blue Lantern Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
Dana Point Marina Inn
2 out of 5
24800 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£100
per night
9 Dec-10 Dec
3.9/5Good! (1,616 reviews)

"Close to restaurants. And ocean, good breakfast.close to family"…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

Dana Point Marina Inn
Capistrano Surfside Inn
3 out of 5
34680 Coast Highway, Capistrano Beach, Dana Point, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£117
per night
8 Dec-9 Dec
4.2/5Excellent! (50 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 15 Jun 2019

Capistrano Surfside Inn
Walk to Beach 15 min - Spacious 1 bed Resort Condo A/C Pool Gym, Spa, Patio, Pkg
4.6/5Exceptional! (36 reviews)
Nice clean quiet location

"Location was great for us. Clean quiet and comfortable furnishing."…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2019

Walk to Beach 15 min - Spacious 1 bed Resort Condo A/C Pool Gym, Spa, Patio, Pkg
Charming And Very Comfortable Cottage on Malaga Dr. In Dana Point
4.7/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
Comfortable and homey.

"The unit is spacious and well appointed. Everything needed and within walking distance to groceries and great restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2019

Charming And Very Comfortable Cottage on Malaga Dr. In Dana Point
Ground Floor Beach Home W/shared Pool and hot Tub, Patio Space, Great Location
3.8/5Good! (5 reviews)
Great for Families

"Comfortable, convenient, and cozy. Quick 15 minute walk (or quicker drive) to the beach. This was a great place."…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2019

Ground Floor Beach Home W/shared Pool and hot Tub, Patio Space, Great Location
$40 Nights Nov. $66 Dec./parking Lot Level/close to Salt Creek Beach! 2bed2bath
£198
per night
16 Dec-17 Dec
4.6/5Exceptional! (66 reviews)
Convenient and comfortable

"Convenient. Every appliance, etc you can imagine. Comfortable beds. TV in every bedroom and living room."…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2019

$40 Nights Nov. $66 Dec./parking Lot Level/close to Salt Creek Beach! 2bed2bath
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Visiting Dana Point

Travellers to Dana Point give high marks for the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its golf courses. Top sights in the city include Dana Point Harbor and Doheny State Beach.

  • There are 104 hotels and other accommodation options in Dana Point
  • The closest major airport is in Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), 17.4 mi (28 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), 32.2 mi (51.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Dana Point

The beaches and sunsets highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Doheny State Beach, Salt Creek Beach Park and Baby Beach. Exploring the port, whale watching and camping are top activities, while sights to visit include Dana Point Harbor. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Dana Cove Park and Ocean Institute.

In San Clemente, there are 104 hotels and other accommodation choices so you can easily plan your holiday getaway at an affordable rate. These are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Blue Lantern Inn, A Four Sisters Inn - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with a private spa tub. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and convenient parking.
  • Monarch Beach Resort - Our customers love the family-friendly amenities and comfortable rooms at this resort. Guests who stay at this 5-star resort in Monarch Beach can enjoy access to 3 outdoor pools and a full-service spa, along with free WiFi.
  • Best Western Plus Dana Point Inn-by-the-sea - This 2.5-star hotel in Capistrano Beach features free breakfast, free parking and a spa tub. Expedia customers like its breakfast and comfortable, quiet rooms.

In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Mission San Juan Capistrano, 3 mi/4.8 km from the city centre, and Main Beach Park, which is 7.3 mi (11.7 km) away.

Dressing for Dana Point

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 21°C during the day and 6°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 25°C, whilst the average at night is 9°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 27°C with night-time averages of 14°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 26°C and night-time averages of 6°C
  • Dana Point gets about 331 millimetres of rain per year
  • Usually August and September are the hottest months with an average of 27°C, whereas December and January are often coldest, averaging 7°C

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