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Welcome to Paradise

Premier Hotel near SeaWorld San Diego

The Dana Hotel on Mission Bay by SeaWorld is THE perfect choice for Hotels in San Diego, California and an unforgettable stay at San Diego’s Mission Beach. With a picture-postcard waterfront resort setting on Mission Bay less than a mile from the beach, The Dana Hotel offers everything for the perfect stay — whether it be a vacation, business, or special event.

Location is indeed everything. The Dana on Mission Bay by SeaWorld is nestled among ten tropically landscaped acres in the heart of San Diego's Mission Bay Aquatic Park. The Dana on Mission Bay is the closest San Diego hotel to SeaWorld and offers complimentary shuttle transportation to SeaWorld daily. It is just minutes from all of San Diego's major attractions including the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter and more! The hotel is less than a mile from the beach and Belmont Park, both family favorites. You're sure to find a variety of things to do and see in San Diego, California, for kids and adults alike.

For those seeking a spectacular setting, our San Diego waterfront hotel’s facilities include two sparkling pools and two spas set in a tropical recreation area. Spend the day soaking up the Mission Bay view while relaxing by the Bayside Pool, or rent a pedal boat or kayak from the on-site water sport rental facility and take a journey through Mission Bay. Our friendly Guest Services staff at The Dana in San Diego can make arrangements for tours, dinner reservations, attraction tickets, and much more. We also offer Shuttle service to and from the airport, cruise ship terminal, and the Amtrak station.

For great dining experiences at San Diego restaurants look no further than the Dana's own Blue Pearl and Firefly. With a contemporary atmosphere and innovative cuisine unique to the California region, Firefly is the perfect destination for a relaxing meal or an end-of-the-day cocktail. The Blue Pearl is a casual eatery reflecting typical Mission Beach dining with great food and friendly service.

Your Home on Mission Bay

Our San Diego accommodations are located in two areas: Marina Cove and Water's Edge. All of the hotel's smoke-free rooms and suites include microwaves and refrigerators, flat screen TVs and some feature private patios or balconies with sweeping bay views. One thing all the hotel’s accommodations have in common is our desirable Mission Bay, San Diego, CA location.

Events to Remember

Make a statement with your event at The Dana Hotel on Mission Bay. Our comprehensive, flexible San Diego meeting space accommodates groups up to 400 and our San Diego waterfront wedding venue is the perfect destination for a romantic fairy-tale affair. Our ballroom with 18-foot high glass walls overlooking the water is truly one of the most stunning settings in San Diego!

Come discover The Dana Hotel by SeaWorld San Diego
where the only thing we overlook is Mission Bay

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Pool front at The Dana Hotel, Mission Bay
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