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BEST WESTERN PLUS Dana Point Inn-by-the-Sea

34744 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92624-1302
Phone: 949/240-0150   |   Fax: 949/240-4862   |   28 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Get away from it all without getting too far off the grid at this luxurious Dana Point hotel that puts guests in the lap of California's beauty.

This Dana Point hotel is a favorite for local and beach weddings - especially when guests are looking for a little cooler climate. Halfway between San Diego and Los Angeles, you'll find yourself close to the area's best attractions. Legoland®, Sea World® and the San Diego Zoo are just a few options to the South, while to the north is DisneyLand®, Universal Studios®, and Hollywood. Where will your vacation take you?

Private getaways and romantic escapes are easy at this Dana Point hotel. Doheny Beach and Dana Point Harbor provide the perfect atmosphere for an intimate getaway. This ocean view hotel is just a quick float away from Catalina Island where you'll be happy to get "lost at sea" in such decadent surroundings.

Southern California beach weather is simply unbelievable. Not too hot, it's the perfect temperature for sun bathing, trying out some surfing moves, or simply strolling hand in hand with your sweetheart. Don't miss out on the local events like 4th of July fireworks off the Pacific Ocean or the Doheny Blues Festival.

The beach and weather at this beautiful, newly renovated, all inclusive Dana Point hotel is just one of the reasons guests keep returning. Water recreation opportunities abound, including stand-up paddling, kayaking, jet skiing, sailing, fishing, and whale and dolphin watching. However, many guests return just for the amenities and great service.

If you're here on business, welcome home. Many employees from Camp Pendleton, San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant and other companies regularly make this their second home. Breakfast? It's on us. Sizzling hot eggs and waffles, pastries, fruits, cereal, yogurt and 100% Arabica coffee are all on the menu.

Book a comfortable stay at BEST WESTERN PLUS Dana Point Inn by the Sea for an unforgettably wonderful experience! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 100% non-smoking/public areas
  • Spa - Sun desk spa
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Safe deposit box
  • Baggage hold
  • Elevator
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking, covered
  • Fax services
  • Hot tub
  • Exterior corridor
  • Express check out
  • Garage parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Multilingual staff (Spanish, Mandarin, Taiwanese)

BEST WESTERN PLUS Dana Point Inn-by-the-Sea

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Conveniently located, the best western plus dana point inn-by-the-sea in Dana Point, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 33.457649  /  Latitude: -117.670806


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The north. Take Interstate 5 and exit(right turn) on #1 Pacific Coast Highway. Right turn off at Coast Highway South/Doheny Park Rd, then left along coast 0.25 mile. Arrive at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Dana Point Inn-by-the-Sea.

From: The south. Take Interstate 5 and exit on #1 Beach Cities. Right turn off at Coast Highway South/Doheny Park Rd, then left along coast 0.25 mile. Arrive at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Dana Point Inn-by-the-Sea.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Dana Point Inn-by-the-Sea

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Dana Point Harbor

Dana Point Harbor

Visit Dana Point Harbor

Get ready for a day at the beach. Dana Point Harbor, a focal point for activities and events in Dana Point, is located in southern Orange County. Part of the bustling local community, the Dana Point Harbor features more than 2,500 slips for resident boats and visitors, launching facilities, storage, fishing pier and shipyard facilities. 

Visitors find sports fishing and whale watching operations at the harbor – ideal for a few hours out on the Pacific Ocean. Unique shops and restaurants dot the harbor making for a full day of sightseeing and activity.

Annual events hosted at the harbor like the Festival of Whales, the Classic Wooden Boat Festival and offshore powerboat races are an exciting time to visit.Holidays bring special shows and parades to harbor waters as well. 

Doheny State Beach

Offering the ideal, quaint southern California beach experience, Doheny State Beach is located in the Orange County community of Dana Point. Popular among surfers, day-trippers, and those hoping for a picnic on the beach, Doheny State Beach is named after Edward L. Doheny, an oil tycoon who donated the land in 1931. 

Because of it's ideal location, Doheny State Beach is one of the premier beaches in the Orange County area. Enjoy an ease of access from nearby San Clemente. Doheny State Beach is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily. Surfing at Doheny State Beach is most popular at the north end. It is known as California's first state beach.

Ocean Institute

Originally founded as the Marine Institute in 1977, the Ocean Institute, located in Dana Point , strives to educate K-12 grade students through its immersion style programs. Each year, more than 110,000 students and 8,000 teachers participate in the hands-on environmental, marine science, ocean education and maritime history programs.

Students enjoy deep sea fishing, study live specimens, collect scientific data and observe migrating whales. Stay right on Doheny State Beach and enjoy incredible ocean views. Relax, shop and dine along the coast in beautiful Orange County California.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0 mile(s) from Doheney State Beach
  • 1 mile(s) from fishing
  • 1 mile(s) from Festival of Whales
  • 1 mile(s) from Dana Point Harbor
  • 3 mile(s) from Mission San Juan Capistrano
  • 3 mile(s) from Flower and Garden Festival
  • 5 mile(s) from Laguna Beach Arts Festival
  • 5 mile(s) from Laguna Beach Playhouse
  • 5 mile(s) from Sawdust Festival
  • 8 mile(s) from Aliso Viejo Industrial Park
  • 25 mile(s) from Disneyland®
  • 25 mile(s) from Knott's Berry Farm®
  • 55 mile(s) from Seaworld®
  • 55 mile(s) from San Diego Zoo

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub

Nearby Restaurants

  • Choose from a wide selection of restaurants near this Dana Point, California hotel.
  • Adjacent to Olamendi's, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Adjacent to Agostino's, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: dinner, 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 0.05 mile(s) from Shanghai Charlie's, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Gemmells Restaurant, Full Service, French, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Chart House, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Cannon's Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Bonjour Cafe, Cafe, French, Open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Thai This, Full Service, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Raya at the Ritz Carlton, Full Service, International, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Coastal Latin
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Savannah Chop House, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.50 mile(s) from Salt Creek Grill, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,

BEST WESTERN PLUS Dana Point Inn-by-the-Sea

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Dana Point. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

November 2015

November 21 - December 20, 2015
25th Annual Art Festival Winter Fantasy

This annual festival brings holiday cheer to the community of Laguna Beach with over 175 art displays, art sales, demonstrations, live entertainment, holiday decorations, and more. The festival is held on weekends, beginning at 10 a.m. at Sawdust Art Studio.

December 2015

December 18 - January 4, 2016
2016 Winter Fest

A fun-filled festival held at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, featuring activities like ice skating, holiday film screenings, ice tubing, a holiday tree lighting ceremony, and many more family-friendly activities. Festival hours vary by day.

December 2015

December 16-20, 201
2016 Newport Beach Boat Parade & Holiday Lights Cruises

The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade makes its way through Newport Landing for five nights this holiday season – with three cruises being held each night. Don't miss the dazzling cruise ships make their way through the water during your visit. Cruises are at 5:30, 7, and 8 p.m

January 2016

January 1, 2016
16 Annual Surf City Splash

Ring in the New Year with a splash – head over to the Huntington Beach Pier, where a craft fair and pancake breakfast kick-off the day, a costume contest follows, then the splash into the ocean finishes the day off right (and wet). 

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