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Dana Hotel San Diego: The Dana on Mission Bay Review

By Livia Taylor 03/26/2019
 
Just out of curiosity, what do you really know about the Dana Hotel San Diego? Members of the Get Away Today staff just recently stayed at The Dana on Mission Bay in San Diego, and want to share their first-hand insight regarding this beautiful San Diego hotel.
 

Dana Hotel San Diego Exterior

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Dana Hotel San Diego: The Dana on Mission Bay Hotel Review

If you’re looking for a place to stay in San Diego that is right on the water, and conveniently located near the airport, SeaWord and more, then The Dana Hotel San Diego might just be the choice for you. Keep reading to learn more about rooms, amenities and dining options at The Dana on Mission Bay.

Dana Hotel San Diego: Rooms

The Dana Hotel San Diego is a beautiful resort right on Mission Bay. Many of the rooms offer views of the Bay, with covered patios or balconies to bring you right into the vegetation and sunshine that surrounds the resort. You room options when booking The Dana Hotel on Mission Bay include the 1 King Standard and the 2 Queen Standard. For a little more room, you could select the 1 King sofa bed Bayview or the 2 Queen sofa bed Bayview.

Dana Hotel San Diego Room

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At The Dana Hotel San Diego, the 1 Kind Standard and 2 Queen Standard rooms boasts plush bedding and spacious bathrooms. Plantation shutters allow you privacy, while still letting in light. The same options apply to the 1 King sofa bed and 2 Queen sofa bed Bayview rooms, with the added bonus of being able to see Mission Bay directly from the rooms. Imagine waking up and seeing the gulls diving over the water while you’re getting ready for a day of adventure in San Diego.

Dana Hotel San Diego: Amenities

Rooms in The Dana Hotel San Diego are equipped with a mini fridge, a microwave, coffee maker and small sink. This allows for simple food preparation, which can really help the savings add up on your San Diego vacation. The rooms also offer ample storage, flat screen TVs, free wi-fi and cable.

Outside the luxurious rooms you’ll find two pools, a hot tub and a fitness center at The Dana Hotel. Laundry services are available so you won’t have to return home from your San Diego vacation with a bag full of dirty clothes, making reentry to the real world after vacation a little bit easier.

Dana Hotel San Diego Pool

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On the grounds of The Dana on Mission Bay, you can play lawn versions of Connect Four, and watch the boats coming and going from the marina. You’re just one mile from the beach, and there is plenty of room across 10 acres for casual gatherings or special events. Check their schedule to find out which nights they offer Dive-in Movie nights in the pool or s’mores for the whole family.

Be sure to check out other amenities such as watersport and bike rentals, nearby Mission Bay Park activities and jogging paths.

Dana Hotel San Diego: Dining

For dining options at The Dana Hotel San Diego, you can choose from The Firefly Eatery and Bar and room service. The Firefly Eatery at The Dana on Mission Bay is a contemporary restaurant that overlooks one of The Dana’s pools as well as the marina. The ambiance is cozy, sophisticated and family friendly. Don’t be surprised if a feathered friend perches atop the umbrella over your outdoor table and quietly visits with you while you eat! The outdoor fireplaces and heaters will ensure your meal is comfortable, regardless of the time of day or the weather. You could also take your meal to the picnic tables that dot the shoreline, or eat poolside.

The menu at The Firefly Eatery and Bar includes breakfast, lunch and dinner options, as well as the Lightning Bug menu for kids. Enjoy breakfast buffet choices such as scrambled eggs, steel cut oatmeal or greek yogurt. For dinner you can choose between light salads, savory calamari or other fresh seafood. They offer family favorites such as burgers, mac ‘n cheese or chicken pot pie as well. From the kids’ menu, little ones can choose veggies for dipping, fish sticks, junior burgers or grilled chicken. Top off their meal with a dessert, and note that a beverage is included.

Dana Hotel San Diego Firefly Dining

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Also worth mentioning are the perks for your canine friends at this pet-friendly hotel. Upon arrival at The Firefly Eatery, your furry friend will be given a complimentary drink and snack as a welcome.

Dana Hotel San Diego: Location

If you’re lucky, you’ll be walking along the path the borders Mission Bay and you’ll catch a glimpse of seals swimming in the water. Since The Dana Hotel San Diego sits just steps away from the Bay’s shores, you can feel connected to the vegetation and wildlife that calls Mission Bay home. The Dana Hotel San Diego is also conveniently located in close proximity to the airport, the mall and the San Diego Zoo. The Dana Hotel has a courtesy shuttle to take you to and from SeaWorld, which is just over one mile from the hotel, making it so easy to enjoy all the action.

Dana Hotel San Diego: The Dana on Mission Bay Hotel Overview

For activities and accommodations that adults, kids and canines will appreciate, the Dana Hotel San Diego is a wonderful choice. There is a little something for everyone, in addition to the picturesque views just steps from your room. Whether you’re in San Diego for SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo or perhaps business, The Dana Hotel San Diego offers high end accommodations with options that fit within a variety of budgets.

Dana Hotel San Diego: Book with Get Away Today

Now, before you make up your mind regarding which San Diego hotel you’ll stay in, take a look at all the hotels Get Away Today offers at reduced rates. You may find something that is a better fit, or you may come back to The Dana on Mission Bay. With its stunning views, comfortable rooms and various amenities, we can’t recommend The Dana Hotel San Diego enough! You can view all our San Diego hotels online, or give our experienced agents at call at 855-GET-AWAY to ask questions.

 

 

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