The Dana on Mission Bay

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1710 W Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA, 92109
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Not sure where to stay if you want access to a marina, beaches, and all of San Diego? The Dana on Mission Bay checks all the boxes, whether here for work or play.
The Dana on Mission Bay
Prices starting at $179 / night
The Dana on Mission Bay
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Whats Nearby
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Rooms & Rates
Nearby Things to Do
Popular Activities
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Overview

Entrance to the The Dana on Mission BayTiki Art at the The Dana on Mission Bay

On the waterfront, The Dana on Mission Bay gives you some of the most breathtaking views you could want.

The Dana is located along the beautiful Mission Bay and is only one mile from the main beach in Mission Beach, just next to Belmont Park and its classic wooden roller coaster.

The Dana's casual atmosphere is great for families but also a great hotel for business travelers.

The Dana is one of our top picks for the Best Hotels in San Diego!

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Mission Bay & Mission Beach
Crystal clear blue waters, heart-pumping water sports and outdoor activities are waiting for all who visit!

Table Fire Pits next to the Pool at the The Dana on Mission Bay
Table Fire Pits next to the Pool at the The Dana on Mission Bay

Amenities at The Dana

The Dana on Mission Bay has an array of amenities to make your stay the best possible. The lobby features a gift shop and ATM. The multilingual staff will assist you with anything you need, including dry cleaning and room service. You can take advantage of the on-site laundry and event spaces inside and outside the facility as well.

The hotel features accessible rooms and also has pet friendly rooms set up to provide a place for guests who wish to bring their dogs but away from other rooms to provide guests with allergies an equally enjoyable time. The Dana is actually featured in our Best Pet Friendly Hotels in San Diego.

If you want to explore the area, you can jump aboard a shuttle that will take you directly to SeaWorld San Diego, or you can stay in the bay and enjoy the private marina with paddle boat, kayak and bicycle rentals. The hotel also has a 24-hour fitness center for guests who don't want to miss a workout, even when on vacation.

Main Swimming Pool at the The Dana on Mission Bay
Main Swimming Pool at the The Dana on Mission Bay

Two Beautiful Heated Pools

You can also enjoy two outdoor heated pools and various outdoor activities. Try out the poolside ping pong tables, outdoor lawn games and hopscotch. Don’t forget about the beaches surrounding the bay area, which offer swimming and other water activities. One area specifically provides a beach for dogs, so if you brought your furry companion, make sure to check it out.

The Bayside Infinity Pool and Spa provides you Mission Bay views, cabanas and poolside service from the FireFly Eatery & Bar. This contemporary restaurant provides you with all day dining options. Daily you can enjoy a breakfast buffet, which features an expanded brunch menu on Sundays. Sip a cocktail or savor dishes made with local ingredients. The FireFly also provides special service to canine visitors, providing them with a filet mignon dog biscuit and water.

The Tropical Pool and Spa is in Marina Cove and is family-friendly. It provides dive-in movies throughout the season as long as the weather cooperates. It also has a bar for the adults to enjoy unique drinks while they lounge by the water.

Of course, at both pool and spa areas, it also is recommended to take advantage of the spa services. You can enjoy message services, reflexology, aromatherapy and hot lava shells.

The Dana on Mission Bay
Prices starting at $179 / night

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What's Nearby

SeaWorld San Diego
SeaWorld San Diego
22 min Walk
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
5 min Drive
Old Town San Diego
Old Town San Diego
10 min Drive
Gaslamp District
Gaslamp Quarter
17 min Drive
Cabrillo Nat. Monument
Cabrillo National Monument
17 min Drive
Petco Park
Petco Park
18 min Drive
Balboa Park
Balboa Park
18 min Drive
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
20 min Drive
Beach
La Jolla Cove
26 min Drive
Beach
Coronado Beach
29 min Drive
Park Hiking
Torrey Pines State Reserve
33 min Drive
Shopping
Carlsbad Premium Outlets
35 min Drive
LEGOLAND California
LEGOLAND California Theme Park
38 min Drive
The Dana on Mission Bay
Prices starting at $179 / night

Things to Know Before Arrival

Neighborhood Mission Bay Park
Visit Mission Bay Park for the boardwalk, bay, beaches and SeaWorld San Diego. Enjoy the Bay by paddle boarding, windsurfing, kayaking, and sailing.
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Pet Policy
Dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 80 lbs per pet. There's a charge of $40 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Resort Fee
$36.06 Includes: Pool access, Beach loungers, Health club access, Fitness center access, Fitness/yoga classes, Sporting facilities or equipment, Business center/computer access, Internet access (may be limited), Newspaper and Phone calls (may be limited).
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Breakfast
Not Included
Property Size
271 Rooms

Property Amenities

Bar on Property
Bar on Property
Bay Front Hotel
Bay Front Hotel
Bellhop
Bellhop
Business Center
Business Center
Concierge Desk
Concierge Desk
Conference Center
Conference Center
Couples Friendly
Couples Friendly
Family Friendly
Family Friendly
Fitness Room
Fitness Room
Gift Shop
Gift Shop
Golf Nearby
Golf Nearby
Hotel Near Beach
Hotel Near Beach
Jacuzzi
Jacuzzi
Laundry
Laundry
Massage Services
Massage Services
Onsite Cafe
Onsite Cafe
Pets Allowed
Pets Allowed
Pool
Pool
Restaurant on Property
Restaurant on Property
Safe Deposit Box
Safe Deposit Box
Spa
Spa

Parking

Self Parking
Self Parking
$25 / day for Self Parking

Room Amenities

Air Conditioning
Air Conditioning
Daily Maid Service
Daily Maid Service
Flat Screen TV
Flat Screen TV
Handicapped Accessible
Handicapped Accessible
Iron
Iron
Mini Fridge
Mini Fridge
No Smoking
No Smoking
Phone in Room
Phone in Room
Room Service
Room Service
Safe Deposit Box in Rooms
Safe Deposit Box in Rooms
Getting Around
SAN Airport
SAN Airport
- 10 min Drive
Trolley
Trolley Station
- 10 min Drive
Cruise Port
Cruise Port
- 16 min Drive
This Month's Forecast
51°F / 68°F
Sunny in December
Jan
51°F / 67°F
Sunny in January
Feb
53°F / 68°F
Sunny in February
Mar
56°F / 69°F
Sunny in March

Rooms & Rates

Deluxe Bay View Room at The Dana on Mission Bay

All the rooms at The Dana on Mission Bay feature flat-screen HDTVs, refrigerators, microwaves, single cup coffee and tea makers and Wi-Fi. Rooms are available in either Marina Cove or Water's Edge.

Marina Cove rooms are divided in: One queen or two queen rooms, standard rooms, view rooms and Lanai - patio rooms.

In addition to the basic amenities, Water's Edge's rooms also have a private patio or balcony, pull out sofa, wet bar and views overlooking Mission Bay. Water's Edge rooms are divided in:

The Dana on Mission Bay
Prices starting at $179 / night
Deluxe Park View

This room offers one king or two queen beds.

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Deluxe Bay View

This room offers one king or two queen beds.

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Park View Suite

This beautiful suite offers two queen beds, living and bedroom areas, dining table with chairs and two TVs.

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Bay View Suite

This room offers one king or two queen beds, living and dining areas and two TVs.

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Executive Bay View King Suite

This room offers one king bed, living and dining areas, cascading shower and two TVs.

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Deck Queen Suite

This room offers the same as the bay view room with extra-large bay view deck.

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The Dana on Mission Bay
Prices starting at $179 / night

Nearby Things to Do

Mission Bay Park

Mission Bay Park is 4,600 acres of beaches and water that offer something for everyone. Whether you want to soak up the sun in Mission Beach, take a bike ride along scenic boardwalks or have some fun in the water off Sail Bay, there is sure to be a fun activity for you here.

SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld San Diego is an aquatic theme park that is very close to the hotel. It features rides and various experiences and events with the marine animals. There is much to learn here from the conservation efforts to the general lives of marine animals. It is also a fun spot to enjoy the beautiful San Diego weather as you get some thrills on the rides.

San Diego Zoo

A visit to the San Diego Zoo is always entertaining. You can walk the manicured pathways to see the various exhibits of animals from around the world or take part in many of the experiences offered by staff that help you learn more about the different animals. There are also many choices for dining and shopping.

USS Midway Museum

The USS Midway Museum is a former aircraft carrier has a rich history that you can learn all about when you visit. This is an interactive museum that shares stories and information about the carrier when it was active. You can also see restored aircraft and experience flying in a flight simulator.

Baja Winery Tours

This is a great option for an adult getaway while in San Diego. You can tour the winery and then take part in wine tasting. There is also food available and the ability to do a little shopping for a California wine.

Popular Activities

Belmont Park Ride and Play Pass
Belmont Park Ride and Play Pass
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Birch Aquarium at Scripps features over 60 exhibits of the fish and creatures of the Pacific Northwest, as well as the tropical waters of Mexico. Enjoy interactive exhibits that focus on the ocean, climate and the Earth.
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Hop On & Off Narrated Trolley Tour
Hop On & Off Narrated Trolley Tour
Jump onto one of the authentic trolleys, and see over 100 sights in San Diego! Listen to the tour guide and learn as you go. Create your own tour with 12 boarding areas!
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San Diego Air and Space Museum
San Diego Air and Space Museum
Discover the history of science, space and aviation when visiting the San Diego Air and Space Museum. See historic aircraft and spacecraft from all around the world. Also, enjoy multiple hands-on exhibits.
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San Diego Harbor Cruise
San Diego Harbor Cruise
Enjoy this ‘San Diego Top Pick Award’ winner as you set sail on a three level luxury ship providing 360-degree views of San Diego’s scenic beauty. Relax for a 1-2 hour narrated tour, learn about the city from the bay.
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The World Famous San Diego Zoo
The World Famous San Diego Zoo
Spend the day at the iconic San Diego Zoo! Featuring over 3,500 animals and 650 species, this zoo is the heart of Balboa Park. There are multiple exhibits & experiences for all ages to learn about animals and their habitats.
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USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum
USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum
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Visit SeaWorld San Diego
Visit SeaWorld San Diego
The world-famous SeaWorld San Diego is home to animal shows, roller coasters and other rides for the entire family. Enjoy encounters featuring the famed Orcas, dolphins and sea lions, or take a tour through the habitats.
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Coronado Museum of History & Art
Coronado Museum of History & Art
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Downtown/Gaslamp Scooter Tour
Downtown/Gaslamp Scooter Tour
Jump on this user friendly scooter and explore San Diego at your own pace! The 1-hour rental includes GPS navigation to guide you past major city landmarks and through Downtown and the Gaslamp District.
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Gaslamp Brothels, Bites & Booze Tour
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La Jolla Kayak & Snorkel Tour
La Jolla Kayak & Snorkel Tour
Jump on a kayak and follow an experienced guide to find the best snorkeling spot in the La Jolla Ecological Reserve! On this 2-hour tour, you can expect to see a variety of fish and other marine animals!
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La Jolla Stand Up Paddle Board Rental
La Jolla Stand Up Paddle Board Rental
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Mission Bay Private Duffy Boat Rental
Mission Bay Private Duffy Boat Rental
Grab 10 of your closest friends and cruise around Mission Bay in an electric Duffy Boat! Choose either a 90-minute or 3-hour ride, directions and life vests are included. Watch out for sea lions & dolphins!
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Old Town Tales, Tacos & Tequila
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San Diego 4-Hour Talking GoCar Tour
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SEA LIFE Aquarium Hopper Ticket
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Surf Lessons in La Jolla
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Tequila, Tacos & Tombstones Tour
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Visit the Japanese Friendship Garden
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