Book your room at The Dana on Mission Bay

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)

Half 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.

Dip into one of the 2 spa tubs or enjoy other recreational amenities including a fitness center and bicycles to rent. Additional amenities include concierge services, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services. Spending a day of fun is easy with the complimentary theme park shuttle.

Grab a bite at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

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/conference room. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle during limited hours and a cruise ship terminal shuttle.

The Dana on Mission Bay

At your hotel

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.

Shuttle service is available for arriving and departing guests only to the airport, Amtrak station, and cruise ship terminal (surcharges). 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 include a family-style American restaurant and a casual 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
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 271
  • Number of floors - 3
  • ATM/banking
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-out
  • Fitness facilities
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Computer station
  • One meeting room
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator/lift
  • Laundry facilities
  • Marina on site
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Conference center
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Spa tub
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Concierge services
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Poolside bar
  • Smoke-free property
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Park your car

Self parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Pay movies
  • Air conditioning
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Phone
  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • MP3 docking station
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • HDTV
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Eat and drink

The Blue Pearl - Family-style restaurant. American fare. Cooked-to-order breakfast served daily 6:30 AM-12 PM. Also offers a children's menu.

Firefly Restaurant and Bar - Contemporary atmosphere and innovative cuisine unique to the California region. Open for 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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Play

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.

  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing 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

The fine print for The Dana on Mission Bay

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Your 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

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • Resort fee: USD 14 per accommodation, per night
Hotel resort fee inclusions (may be listed elsewhere in this description as complimentary or available for a surcharge):
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • 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.
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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, airport, and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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).

Awards & Affiliations

A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in California Green Lodging Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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