Room type

Standard Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Standard Room, View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Deluxe Room, Bay View

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 4 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelHalf a mile from SeaWorld on San Diego's Mission Bay

With a stay at The Dana on Mission Bay in San Diego (Beach Cities), you'll be close to Seaworld and University of San Diego.

This family-friendly hotel is within close proximity of Ocean Beach Athletic Area and Mission Bay Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 271 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Flat-screen televisions with satellite programming are available for your entertainment, while MP3 docking stations help you enjoy your music in the comfort of your room. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards.

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including a spa tub, a fitness center, and a seasonal outdoor pool. Additional amenities include concierge services, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services. Spending a day of fun is easy with the complimentary theme park shuttle.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.

Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center and a meeting room. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Set on 13 landscaped acres, The Dana on Mission Bay is a half-mile (0.8 kilometers) from SeaWorld and 7 miles (11 kilometers) from downtown San Diego.

In addition to a private marina, this smoke-free hotel features a seasonal, tropical-style pool with game area and a bayside infinity-edge pool. Both pools have spa tubs and bar service. A fitness facility is also available.

A free shuttle to Sea World is also offered. All shuttle service is limited, based upon availability, and subject to change. Outdoor parking is also available for a fee.

Dining options includes a casual restaurant and lounge with warm wood walls and pool views.

Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel (included in the resort fee). Small dogs are welcome for a surcharge.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 271
  • Number of floors - 3
  • ATM/banking
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-out
  • Fitness facilities
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Computer station
  • Luggage storage
  • One meeting room
  • Elevator/lift
  • Laundry facilities
  • Marina on site
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference center
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Spa tub
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Concierge services
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Poolside bar
  • Smoke-free property
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Phone
  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • HDTV
  • MP3 docking station
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Where to Eat

Firefly Restaurant and Bar - Contemporary atmosphere and innovative cuisine unique to the California region. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and poolside service next to the year-round bayside pool. Happy hours. Casual dining. Children's menu available.

Pool bar - Located near the tropical pool. Seasonal hours.

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Nearby Things to Do

The Dana on Mission Bay - Sea World features two landscaped, heated outdoor pools; both have spa tubs. A seasonal pool bar offers beverages for the Tropical Pool, while the Firefly Restaurant provides seasonal beverage service to the Bayside Pool. Ping-Pong and volleyball are available on site for guests, as well as bicycle rentals, pedal boats, personal watercrafts, and other water-sports rentals.

A 140-slip marina and a 27-mile jogging/biking path are adjacent to the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 30

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 14 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD $6.00 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation (varies based on length of stay)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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