Dana Point, CA Hotels
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Are you looking for cheap hotels in Dana Point? This coastal area is small enough that it's a little tricky to find the ideal place to stay. However, from affordable Hilton resorts to beautiful homes available through Airbnb, there are plenty of choices for those looking to stay in or near this city. While some of the best resorts carry a hefty price, there are a few luxurious options that don't necessary fall out of a budget traveler's reach. Spas, ritzy coastal resorts, and quaint Victorian bed and breakfasts are all within reach and budget, if you know where to look.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels in Dana Point, CA

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
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9.2
Excellent
One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point
from $649
Monarch Beach Resort
Monarch Beach Resort
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9.1
Excellent
1 Monarch Beach Resort N, Dana Point
from $389
Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort Spa
Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort Spa
25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point
from $229
Luxury Beach Front Property In Capo Beach
Luxury Beach Front Property In Capo Beach
35561 Beach Road, Dana Point
from $0
72 Corniche Condo #F - 2 Br condo by RedAwning
from $0
Private Beach House On The Water!
Private Beach House On The Water!
35535 Beach Rd, Dana Point
from $0
25% Off Sep - Amazing Beach Home On The Sand W/ Private Jacuzzi
from $0
Luxury Resort Style "Ocean View"Villa Next To Ocean And Resorts!
from $0
Dp-338 -Hillside Getaway Two-Bedroom Holiday Home
from $353
Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel
Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
34280 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point
from $110
More About Dana Point, CA Hotels...

What budget hotels are available?

Rodeway Inn San Clemente Beach offers a free breakfast every morning, as well as free parking and Wi-Fi, all for around $90 a night. Located just south of Dana Point, this is the cheapest hotel in the general area, and certainly worth the savings for those looking to visit the southern parts of the city. However, if you want to stay in the heart of Dana Point, the cheapest option is DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Doheny Beach, a resort close to Doheny State Park, the harbor, and many shops and restaurants. A one king bed suite is $169.

What are the luxury hotels like in Dana Point?

Farther up the coast are the greatest luxury hotels, like The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. Although named for Laguna Niguel, it's a short drive to Dana Point. The resort cuts no corners, and the $629 price reflects this. However, staying at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel will put you close to the Monarch Bay Golf Club. Guests also get preferred tee times. Further inland is the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, a similarly priced hotel that is better for nature buffs, as it is close to multiple state parks.

Are Airbnbs available?

Dana Point hotels run a wide gambit, but the Airbnbs are a happy medium of comfort and savings, if you don't mind staying a little north in Laguna Beach or Laguna Niguel. From stylish condos to beautiful balcony views with the serenity of a home environment, there are multiple offerings around or under $100.