BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel Dana PointBEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel Dana Point
BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel Dana Point

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Current & Upcoming Events

Holiday Boat Parade of Lights
December 11, 12, 18, 19 - "A Galactic Holiday" is the theme of this year's lighted boat parade in Dana Point Harbor. Treat yourself to a ride on a boat float! Tickets available through Dana Wharf Sportfishing (likely to sell-out!!). Reserve your room at our hotel early as this is a popular event!
Turkey Trot
Dana Point's Turkey Trot - Thanksgiving Day! 10K, 5K and Kid's Gobble Wobble. Will you be running? Stay with us the night before you Trot. We're offering up to 20% Off room rates for "Turkey Trotters." Go to and click the reservations link on the Best Western Plus-Marina Shores Hotel or book your room with us directly. 1-800-232-DANA
Boat Rides with Santa!
December 5&6 at Dana Wharf Sport Fishing dock. Make it a new family a room at Marina Shores Hotel! Check with Dana Wharf Sport Fishing for more information and tickets.
EV Chargers Active!
Guests with electric vehicles may use our Electric Vehicle Charging Stations! Our hotel offers 2, 40 amp Tesla EV Chargers and 2, 40 amp SunCountry Universal EV Chargers. Registered guests charge for FREE! (non-guests may charge for a fee - check with the front desk for details)
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 25-29: You ate the turkey. You hit the early morning "Black Friday" sales...Now what? Take advantage of the long weekend and escape to Dana Point. Shop, dine, play. You can do it all in Dana Point. Book early for best room selection. Call us direct: 1-800-232-3262
FREE Hot Breakfast:
Hotel guests enjoy our Hot Breakfast Bar which includes eggs, breakfast meat, roasted potatoes, pastries, toast, cereal, yogurt, and pancakes. Also, coffee, juices, and tea.

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Welcome to BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel, Dana Point!

Located just one block from Doheny State Beach and the entrance to the Dana Point Harbor, our hotel is also convenient to specialty shops, restaurants, and art galleries. We are centrally located with easy access to Laguna Beach, San Juan Capistrano, and San Clemente

Hotel Overview

Harbor Activities

Hotel Accomodations

BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel Dana Point BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel Dana Point BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel Dana Point

This 87 room, three story hotel offers a wide variety of room types to satisfy nearly every need. The hotel offers 34 large two-room suites featuring a separate living room and bedroom with whirlpool baths. On the first floor, we offer 8 King Whirlpool rooms with a whirlpool tub for two surrounded by travertine and marble in the corner of the oversized room. Another 8 Standard King Whirlpool rooms, located on the third floor, offer the same large two person whirlpool tubs in the bathroom. Other than rooms with roll-in showers, most other guest rooms feature whirlpool tubs. more...

Dana Point Harbor offers a wide variety of venues for many activities. The harbor is the home port for over 2,200 boats, offering dry storage and in water berthing. There is a 15 lane boat launch ramp and a non-motorized craft beach launch. The Shipyard also has a hoist. There are two yacht clubs and a sailing club based in the harbor. Also located in the harbor is a fuel dock, a bait barge, and the Harbor Patrol. The County of Orange operates a youth and group facility providing meeting rooms and party facilities as well as sailing and ocean related programs as well as a Sea Scout base. more...

The Marina Shores Hotel offers granite counter tops in all rooms. Most of our rooms feature whirlpool baths and two wheelchair accessible rooms have travertine roll-in showers. All suites and rooms offer a refrigerators. Select two-room suites offer wet bar areas with a refrigerator and microwave oven. Our King Whirlpool rooms offer oversized whirlpool tubs for two. Our special “Doheny Suites” can be combined and configured from one to three adjoining rooms. more...

BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel Dana Point BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel Dana Point BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel Dana Point