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Reviewed 19 August 2005

We new the minute we drove in this was a bad idea. The room was unclean, old and moldy. Our comforter had a burn hole in it and the bathroom wallpaper was falling off (the mold behind it was repulsive). The furniture was grimy, all the blinds were broken in a fascinating lack-of privacy way, and we never got up... More 

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Reviewed 9 August 2005

Stay AWAY from this hotel! All of these other bad reviews are aboslutely correct and I was very wrong for not reading them before I booked the trip- This hotel was mold ridden, old, dirty and disgusting. I was worried about everything I touched-the lansdscaping and bushes on the grounds were infested with Hybiscus white flies and the inn keeper... More 

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Reviewed 4 May 2005

Not at all what I expected. Saw it on an internet booking site. I drove in and out three times thinking "this can't be the same place pictured on the website." The pictures made it look nice, clean and quaint. It wasn't. It was dumpy and looked like the outside hadn't been painted in about 15 years. While relatively clean... More 

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Reviewed 22 April 2005

This little inn between Dana Point and San Clemente is a cute little inn with lots off charachter and is totally charming. It's right across the street from the beach, you can hear the waves crashing at night. The train comes by every so often, but it is not as bad as some people make it out to be. The... More 

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Reviewed 17 April 2005

We just spend a Friday night at the CSI. We found it to be a typical, but rundown two star motel/inn. Our biggest problem was the proximity of both the (4 lane) Pacific Coast Highway and the active commuter rail line. Both are between the Inn and the beach. The trains sounds their horn at a crossing maybe 100 yds... More 

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Reviewed 2 April 2005

If you are looking for a charming beach getaway at a great price, this is the spot. Yes, it is across the street from the railroad tracks, but it's fun to watch the trains go by. Yes, it is right off PCH and there is traffic noise, but that goes for all ocean view places in Capistrano Beach. The place... More 

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Reviewed 16 October 2004

Hated it! It was creepy. The jacuzzi was from the 1970's and it was loud, small rooms and it has definitely made me very leary of internet bookings. To their defense, I think they are trying to improve, but...start by taking down Xmas lights and painting. The breakfast was fine.

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Reviewed 6 September 2004

Hell would be better!!!!!!!!!! Literally! for starts I too was deceived by the internet photos........the photographer should have been paid a million dollars...then briskly whisked off to jail! The hotel is down on its luck and besides that there is MOLD everywhere 2 seconds after getting into my room my breathing became eratic......(note to self) contact the health department then... More 

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Reviewed 9 August 2004

This hotel is not worth a free night stay. Do not waste your money. You will not get any rest here. Trains and cars all day & night. These rooms are on the freeway next to the train tracks. The pictures do not show how rundown this property is. There is a stinch of mold throughout. I did not enjoy... More 

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Reviewed 14 January 2004

It looked nice and sounded nice by all the descriptions on the web, but not so nice when I got there. I had a garden room on the ground floor - first off, no carpet - the floor is the same as the patio outside! The bathroom was tiny and it just didn't feel clean. The heater is old and... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Capistrano Seaside Inn

Address: 34862 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1799
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Price Range: $60 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Capistrano Seaside Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 28
Also Known As:
Capistrano Seaside Hotel Capistrano Beach
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“We stayed in Room 29 it was pretty good. I am not sure what the other rooms are like.”
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