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San Juan Capistrano California Hotels & Motels

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The San Juan Capistrano center is around the area of Mission San Juan Capistrano and the area of Decora.

San Juan Capistrano is a city in Orange County, California, designed around the San Juan Capistrano Mission. Many of the houses and commercial buildings in the city are constructed in a Spanish-style similar to that of the city's original mission building. More from this guide...

San Juan Capistrano Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Best Western Capistrano Inn
+1-888-690-5247
27174 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2702
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • 2 floors in hotel
Residence Inn Dana Point San Juan Capistrano
+1-888-305-3366
33711 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
  • Three Star Beach hotel
  • 130 rooms in hotel
From$80
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Beachfront Inn & Suites : 34734 Coast Highway
+1-800-881-1523
34734 Coast Highway, Capistrano Beach, CA 92624 ~2.77 miles south of San Juan Capistrano
  • Low Cost Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Great service
  • Bathroom could be optimized
From$99
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Doubletree Suites Doheny Beach Dana Point
+1-888-283-3404
34402 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629 Website ~2.88 miles south of San Juan Capistrano
  • Midscale Oceanfront hotel
  • 196 rooms in property
Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel : 34280 Pacific Coast Highway
+1-866-221-8581
34280 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629-2824 ~2.96 miles southwest of San Juan Capistrano
  • 3-star Beach property
  • 87 rooms in hotel
From$129
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Quality Inn & Suites
+1-866-429-5787
34734 Pacific Coast Highway, Capistrano Beach, CA 92624 ~3.07 miles south of San Juan Capistrano
  • Low priced Beach property
  • 31 rooms in hotel
Best Western Plus Dana Point Inn by The Sea
+1-888-690-5281
34744 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92624-1302 ~3.09 miles south of San Juan Capistrano
  • 3 star Beach hotel
  • Check in: 03:00
Riviera Beach & Shores Resort in Capistrano Beach
+1-888-690-5247
34630 34642 Pacific Coast Highway, Capistrano Beach, CA 92624 ~3.10 miles south of San Juan Capistrano
  • 3-star Beach property
  • 28 suites in property
Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa in Dana Point
+1-888-305-3366
25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629 ~3.10 miles southwest of San Juan Capistrano
  • 4 star Beach hotel
  • 15 suites in hotel
From$175
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Hampton Inn & Suites
+1-800-881-1523
28682 Marguerite Pkwy., Mission Viejo, CA 92692 ~3.11 miles north of San Juan Capistrano
  • Midscale Highway property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$112
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Americas Best Value Laguna Inn & Suites : 28742 Camino Capistrano
+1-888-283-3404
28742 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
  • Two-star hotel
  • Check-in: 15:00
Monarch Beach Resort : 1 Monarch Beach Resort North
+1-866-221-8581
1 Monarch Beach Resort North, Dana Point, CA 92629 ~3.38 miles west of San Juan Capistrano
  • Luxury Five Star Resort hotel
  • 75 suites in hotel
From$295
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Dana Point Marina Inn
+1-866-429-5787
24800 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629 ~3.42 miles southwest of San Juan Capistrano
  • Cheap Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 3 meeting rooms
The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point
+1-888-690-5281
1 Ritz Carlton Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629 ~3.79 miles west of San Juan Capistrano
  • Luxurious 5-star hotel
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Professional service
  • Delicious food
From$239
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Best Western Plus Casablanca Inn in San Clemente
+1-888-690-5247
1601 North El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4964 ~5.14 miles south of San Juan Capistrano
  • 3 star Resort hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
From$110
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Holiday Inn Express San Clemente
+1-888-305-3366
35 Via Pico Plaza, San Clemente, CA 92672 ~5.19 miles southeast of San Juan Capistrano
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • 3 floors in property
The Ranch at Laguna Beach - Laguna Beach
+1-800-881-1523
31106 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 ~5.24 miles west of San Juan Capistrano
  • 4 star Resort property
  • Hotel has a green policy Read more
  • No breakfast
  • Air conditioned worked properly
From$200
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Rodeway Inn San Clemente Beach in San Clemente
+1-888-283-3404
1301 North El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672 ~5.28 miles southeast of San Juan Capistrano
  • 2 star Beach hotel
  • Free breakfast available
Fairfield by Marriott Mission Viejo
+1-866-221-8581
26328 Oso Pkwy., Mission Viejo, CA 92691 ~5.37 miles north of San Juan Capistrano
  • Midscale Highway hotel
  • 5 floors in property
From$109
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Montage Laguna Beach
+1-866-429-5787
30801 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 ~5.58 miles west of San Juan Capistrano
  • Luxurious 5 Star Beach hotel
  • Professional service
  • Parking was ok, according to 67%
From$295
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Laguna Beach Lodge in Laguna Beach
+1-888-690-5281
30806 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 ~5.59 miles west of San Juan Capistrano
  • 2 star Beach property
  • 43 rooms in property
The Volare An Ascend Hotel Collection Member in San Clemente
+1-888-690-5247
111 South Ave. De La Estrella, San Clemente, CA 92672 ~5.89 miles southeast of San Juan Capistrano
  • 3-star Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 10 suites
From$119
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The Volare An Ascend Hotel Collection Member
+1-888-305-3366
111 South Avenida De La Estrella, San Clemente, CA 92672 ~5.90 miles southeast of San Juan Capistrano
  • 3 star Beach property
  • 2 conference rooms in property
From$106
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Laguna Beach Inn / a Casa Resort - Laguna Beach
+1-800-881-1523
2020 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 ~6.44 miles west of San Juan Capistrano
  • Cheap Beach property
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
  • Beach towels and umbrellas for free
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
From$119
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Laguna Brisas a Beach Hotel
+1-888-283-3404
1600 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 ~6.66 miles west of San Juan Capistrano
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • Free breakfast
From$139
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Graph: Upcoming 20 Days of San Juan Capistrano Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all San Juan Capistrano, CA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest San Juan Capistrano hotel for each day and each star rating category.

The Catholic Mission of San Juan Capistrano was founded in 1776 and is home to Los Rios, the oldest residential neighborhood in California. San Juan Capistrano is a popular place to base yourself if you want to enjoy the beaches, shopping, and fine dining around Orange County.

When is the best time to visit San Juan Capistrano, CA?

No matter what time of year you want to visit San Juan Capistrano, you'll enjoy plenty of warm weather and sunshine. Summer is the most popular time to visit thanks to school vacation. This is also when hotel prices are at their peak. If you want to visit San Juan Capistrano between June and August, make sure to book your stay several months in advance.

Spring is a really wonderful time to visit San Juan Capistrano. It is about 75 degrees Fahrenheit every day with slightly cooler temperatures at night, so be sure to pack accordingly. Hotel prices are much lower during this time of year. The only exception to this is during spring break holidays, when many people flock to the Orange County beaches.

Another nice time of year to visit San Juan Capistrano is during the autumn. You can still enjoy sunny days on the beach until early to mid-November. If you want to explore the national parks in the area or go golfing, this is also a nice time of year for those activities. You can expect hotel prices to drop after Labor Day and stay at a reasonable rate until Thanksgiving.

If you want to visit San Juan Capistrano without the crowds, winter is the perfect season. Most days, the temperature averages about 65 degrees Fahrenheit with plenty of sunshine. Hotel prices are also at their lowest in January and February.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in San Juan Capistrano, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in San Juan Capistrano

San Juan Capistrano, CA: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below we've posted 3 graphs illustrating avg. nightly cost patterns by star rating class in San Juan Capistrano, CA. Browse these charts to calculate the most cost effective months to make a reservation in San Juan Capistrano for your upcoming travels.

What are the luxury hotels in San Juan Capistrano, CA?

4 Star Average Prices: $155.89

There is a plethora of luxury hotels near San Juan Capistrano. One of the best options is the Monarch Beach Resort. The resort is located a few miles from San Juan Capistrano in Dana Point. There are several room options including suites with views of the ocean and queen rooms with a terrace and fireplace.

The Monarch Beach Resort also has tons of luxurious amenities to enjoy. There is a full-service spa where you can get a massage, a body treatment, or a facial. There is also a private beach, a golf course, a pool with poolside bar, a children's pool, a spa pool, and a sauna. Guests can also enjoy meals in one of the hotel's six restaurants, cafes, and bars.

The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel is also a nice luxury hotel near San Juan Capistrano. It's located right on the coast at Dana Point and is less than three miles from the San Juan Capistrano Mission. All rooms have private balconies, plasma televisions with satellite programming, and wireless internet. The hotel has a fitness center, an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a full-service spa. Guests can dine in the hotel's restaurant or stay in and order room service 24-hours a day.

If you want to be closer to Laguna Beach, the Ranch at Laguna Beach is a beautiful luxury hotel near San Juan Capistrano. It's completely secluded among the town's seaside cliffs, so you can enjoy complete privacy here. There is an outdoor pool with an abundance of lounge chairs to relax in. Enjoy a massage or facial right in your hotel room, or head to the spa tub to recharge. There is also a free shuttle to the surrounding beaches.

What are the affordable hotels in San Juan Capistrano, CA?

3 Star Average Prices: $130.34

If you're looking for an affordable hotel, Americas Best Value Laguna Inn & Suites is a great option. It's located right in downtown San Juan Capistrano and is only a mile from the beach. Every room has air conditioning, a bath tub to relax in, and wireless internet to keep you connected throughout your stay.

The Best Western Capistrano Inn is another good budget hotel option in San Juan Capistrano. It's located less than a mile from the original mission and about three miles from the marina. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center so you can get a workout in whenever you want. Your stay also includes a complimentary continental breakfast.

3 Star Hotel Prices in San Juan Capistrano

2 Star Average Prices: $85.11

2 Star Hotel Prices in San Juan Capistrano

What hotels are offering best discounts in San Juan Capistrano, CA?

AAA members will love the discount at Residence Inn by Marriott Dana Point San Juan Capistrano. Simply bring your AAA or CAA membership ID with you when you check-in to receive up to 10 percent off the regular room rate. The hotel is right on the edge of San Juan Capistrano and only a mile to Dana Point and the nearby beaches. It sits at the top of a hill and overlooks the coastline and nearby hills, so be sure to book a room with a view.

The Residence Inn by Marriott also has great amenities like an outdoor pool, outdoor barbecues, and free Wi-Fi throughout the entire property. Guests can also enjoy a complimentary hot and cold buffet breakfast which includes bagels, waffles, eggs, toast, fruit, and oatmeal.

If you are visiting San Juan Capistrano with a large group, be sure to check out the group discount available at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton Doheny Beach Dana Point. Depending on what time of year you want to visit the area and how many rooms you need to reserve, you can receive up to 35 percent off the individual room rates. The hotel has an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and an on-site bar where you can quench your thirst after a day at the beach.

What are the best value hotels in San Juan Capistrano, CA?

If you're looking for a great value hotel in San Juan Capistrano, book a stay at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa. For a great price, you can enjoy countless amenities including a full-service spa, two outdoor pools, a children's pool, a spa tub, and an outdoor terrace with a fire pit. You can choose a room with a pool view, a garden view, or a sea view.

The Fairfield Inn by Marriott Mission Viejo is also a great value hotel near San Juan Capistrano. It's located in nearby Mission Viejo, less than five miles from San Juan Capistrano and is also close to Laguna Beach, Dana Point, and San Clemente. For a very reasonable rate, guests can enjoy an outdoor pool, a spa tub, a fitness center, air conditioned rooms, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a free buffet breakfast.

What are the best restaurants in San Juan Capistrano, CA?

There are so many great restaurants in San Juan Capistrano. Whether you want to have authentic Mexican food, a juicy burger, or a fine dining experience, you'll find it all in San Juan Capistrano.

For a nice Mexican restaurant in San Juan Capistrano, head to El Maguey Mexican Restaurant. You can sample different tacos like el pastor, carnitas, or birria, or go for something more substantial like enchiladas or fajitas. The menu is extensive and has flavors and dishes from every region of Mexico. They also have gluten-free and vegetarian options available.

For burgers and barbecue, you have to try Bad to the Bone BBQ. The restaurant pit-smokes their meats onsite and also promises to serve up the best burger in all of Orange County. You can get whole plates of brisket, St. Louis pork ribs, Carolina pulled pork, or barbecue chicken, or you can mix and match with smaller portions of each type of meat. Don't forget to try their incredible sides like macaroni and cheese and fried pickle chips.

If you want to find the best French restaurant near San Juan Capistrano where you can enjoy a truly special meal, book a table at Gemmell's Restaurant. This old-school French restaurant serves up classic dishes like beef bourguignon, chicken cordon bleu, and French onion soup. When you walk in you'll feel like you're in a wonderful French country cafe. Make sure to leave room for desserts like creme brulee or crepes.

There are so many wonderful restaurants to enjoy in and around San Juan Capistrano. The town is the perfect place to base yourself if you want to relax on the beach, play golf, and enjoy the famous Orange County Sunshine. It's close to some of the state's best beaches, but is secluded enough that you can enjoy some peace and quiet when you retire to your hotel for the night.

Whether you're looking for a budget hotel in San Juan Capistrano, you want to find a great discounted hotel option, or you're hoping to find the perfect luxury escape, there's something for every price range. No matter what time of year you want to visit San Juan Capistrano, make sure to book your hotel in advance so that you get exactly the location you want for the best possible price.

FAQs about hotels in San Juan Capistrano

What are the most favored hotels in San Juan Capistrano?

Beachfront Inn & Suites, Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel and Best Western Plus Dana Point Inn by The Sea are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the upper-end hotels in San Juan Capistrano?

Monarch Beach Resort, The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel and Montage Laguna Beach are the top 3 luxury hotels near San Juan Capistrano city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of San Juan Capistrano?

Best Western Capistrano Inn, Residence Inn Dana Point San Juan Capistrano, and Beachfront Inn & Suites are the properties closest to San Juan Capistrano city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in San Juan Capistrano cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in San Juan Capistrano can be as cheap as $85.11 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in San Juan Capistrano cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in San Juan Capistrano has been $130.34 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a high-end hotel in San Juan Capistrano cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in San Juan Capistrano has been $155.89 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in San Juan Capistrano?

Beachfront Inn & Suites, Monarch Beach Resort and The Ranch at Laguna Beach are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in San Juan Capistrano?

The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel, Residence Inn Dana Point San Juan Capistrano and Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in San Juan Capistrano?

The Volare An Ascend Hotel Collection Member, The Volare An Ascend Hotel Collection Member and The Hills Hotel An Ascend Hotel Collection Member are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in San Juan Capistrano?

Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel, Best Western Plus Dana Point Inn by The Sea and Best Western Capistrano Inn are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in San Juan Capistrano?

Holiday Inn Express San Clemente and Holiday Inn Laguna Beach are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Verified reviews of the city: San Juan Capistrano, CA

Below are reviews of the city of San Juan Capistrano, CA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Great Stay!"
Score 4.0 / 5

The Mission is definitely a beautiful place to visit.

Yvette S., from 14-May-2018
"Great Stay!"
Score 4.0 / 5

The Mission is definitely a beautiful place to visit.

Yvette S., from 14-May-2018
"Great Stay!"
Score 4.0 / 5

San Juan Capistrano has so much history, great little town

Nolan S., from 07-Nov-2017
The average traveler rating of the city of San Juan Capistrano, CA shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 3 reviews
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