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Capistrano Surfside Inn

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Minutes away from Dana Point Harbor, Doheny State Beach, and numerous family attractions, this seaside resort is the ideal location for your next beach vacation. You'll enjoy a private balcony, spacious rooms, barbecue grills, and plenty of pool and beach toys for the kids when you stay at this ocean front resort. Guests must be 18 years of age or older with a valid ID and credit card to book and check-in. Please note a Daily Resort Fee of $24.20 will be collected upon booking. Parking for the first vehicle is included in the Daily Resort Fee. Any additional vehicles are $20 per night. Not to exceed $100 for the week. Check in time is 4:00pm. Check out time is 10:00am. If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room and contact the property directly to check current availability for accessible units.
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Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Beach
Bicycles available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wifi
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Vending machine
Billiards
BBQ facilities
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Dishwasher
Microwave
Refrigerator
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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gerodjones190 wrote a review Dec 2023
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Great experience loved the view Great views great staff. I enjoyed the activities they had during the week. The text messages about what was happening there was activity for adults and kids. They had information available
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Responded Dec 30, 2023
Hello, we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us at Capistrano Surfside Inn! We hope to welcome you back!
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Canarymely wrote a review Jan 2023
Eastvale, California4 contributions1 helpful vote
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Check in/ out was super easy, communication and announcements was done by text. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Was excited to get a ocean facing unit on third floor. Great view when looking out from inside the unit but when outside on the balcony, the highway can be loud. The unit was clean and I must have had one of the newly remodeled rooms. Housekeeping made unit feel special with little touches. Bathroom is spacious with 2 sinks and a shower. Would love to come back in the summer. Lots of good restaurants nearby.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Responded Jan 26, 2023
Arlene A, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience!
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Bart S wrote a review Nov 2023
Mendota Heights, Minnesota1 contribution
Capistrano Surfside Inn is located on the Pacific Coast Highway about midway between LA and San Deigo. It has access to the beach via an elevated walkway across the Metro Line tracks. The locaton is close to many restaurants and local attractions. The sunsets over the Pacific are amazing!
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Responded Dec 8, 2023
Hello, thank you so much for sharing your experience with the world. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful Dana Point sunsets! We hope to welcome you back!
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Climber12585470089 wrote a review Oct 2023
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This place is prepared! The night we ate there it had rained and the mosquitos were out. Not to worry they had mosquito coils and bug spray available for guests. Dinner was delicious. Service was kind and friendly. Would definitely go again.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Trip type: Traveled with family
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therealOracle wrote a review Aug 2023
Indio, California46 contributions22 helpful votes
For the most part, I was terrified. I am disabled, and they put me on the third floor near the elevator. However, the elevator was not working for half our time here. I was trapped on the third floor without the elevator since I could not use the stairs. If there were a fire, I am in big trouble. Not only that but when we have to leave, how will we carry our belongings down three floors? They are not safe for the disabled, and not even nice about it. Never again.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Sep 3, 2023
We sincerely apologize for the distressing experience you encountered during your stay. Your concerns regarding accessibility are of utmost importance to us, and we deeply regret any inconvenience caused. We are committed to improving our facilities to ensure a comfortable and safe experience for all our guests, and your feedback will certainly guide us in making necessary enhancements.
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Patty H wrote a review Jun 2023
San Diego, California1 contribution
Many little flies constantly bothering you on patio. Very small pool. Elevator broken 3 days of trip. There is no outdoor quiet lounge area. Beach across street is all rocks and requires shoes. Bikes and beach chairs available for use is great!
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Date of stay: June 2023
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Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Get ocean side room.
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Responded Jun 18, 2023
Hello, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit. We would like to work towards a resolution, so if you are willing, please reach out to us at (949) 240-7681 to discuss this further.
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deanapadgett wrote a review May 2023
Lake Elsinore, California2 contributions
Property is right across the street from the ocean!! Have a Restaurant right next door. Also close to more restaurants and shopping. I love that it has a pool and spa on the property and the staff is very friendly.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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434valerier wrote a review Nov 2022
Helena, United States2 contributions1 helpful vote
Room 212 faces the cliff but the worst part is there is an exhaust vent that comes from the laundry that is loud and had a gas/ bleach smell. After sitting in the patio for a half an hour we got headaches. The bed was like a rock, after one night a great backache. I did ask for a pad and they put a queen size on a king bed. That room is by the elevator so it was noisy with people getting off and on it. It has a wonderful layout and a older jacuzzi tub that worked
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: They charge for parking along with a resort fee/tax. This is not by any means a resort.
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Response from GPR Social, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn
Responded Nov 23, 2022
We regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. We hope you are willing to give us another chance. Please reach out to us at (949) 240-7681 so we can work towards a resolution.
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Jolinda W wrote a review Nov 2022
Bluffdale, Utah3 contributions
We loved the view from our balcony, but remember that the walkway is right in the middle of your view. It didn't bother us. The traffic on the road in front of the building is heavy during the day. Trains were fairly quiet. It was fun to people watch at the beach and we ate really great food. Had a really nice 32nd wedding anniversary.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Responded Nov 23, 2022
Jolinda W, we are thrilled you stayed with us for your 32nd wedding anniversary. Your wonderful feedback and rating mean a lot to us. We look forward to your next visit! Take care!
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Michelle O wrote a review Jun 2022
Prescott Valley, Arizona210 contributions55 helpful votes
The unit was clean and roomy for 2 adults. We liked the ocean view & the underground parking. Staff was friendly. Our objection was the constant noise from the main Highway below. Sitting on the balcony & overlooking the ocean should have been relaxing, but the loud traffic made it impossible. We had to keep the TV or the AC on to drown out the noise. It's too bad these units don't have a mitigation method to drown out the noise.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Responded Jun 17, 2022
Thank you for letting us know about your recent visit to Capistrano Surfside Inn, and for your honest feedback. We regret to hear that your experience with us was not a more positive one. We appreciate you letting us know how we can improve. We hope you will consider us again in the future. Take care.
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₱11,434 - ₱16,198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
capistrano surfside hotel capistrano beach, capistrano surfside inn
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaOrange CountyDana Point
NUMBER OF ROOMS
37
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Frequently Asked Questions about Capistrano Surfside Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Capistrano Surfside Inn?
Nearby attractions include Pines Park (0.9 km), Capistrano Beach Park (1.1 km), and Doheny Saloon (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Capistrano Surfside Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Capistrano Surfside Inn?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Capistrano Surfside Inn?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Capistrano Surfside Inn?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Capistrano Surfside Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Olamendi's Mexican Restaurant, Agostino Ristorante, and Longboard Rooftop Lounge.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Capistrano Surfside Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Capistrano Surfside Inn?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Capistrano Surfside Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Capistrano Surfside Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens (6.3 km), Los Rios Historic District (4.7 km), and Capistrano Depot (4.9 km).
Does Capistrano Surfside Inn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.