Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano, Autograph Collection

Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano


Set against a backdrop of rolling hills and an authentic, walkable small-town rich in California history, Inn at the Mission's surroundings foster exploration at every turn. In this sanctuary of good living, our guests are frequently inspired to wander and discover something they have never seen before. A place for community and retreat, our hotel sits right next to the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano, where early missionaries congregated to rest from their travels. Transport yourself to another time and place, with experiences that leave an indelible and memorable mark on your San Juan Capistrano escape. Your story starts here.

Event Calendar

From signature events to elevated evenings and local happenings, make the most of your stay at Inn at the Mission. Enjoy complimentary shuttle service to downtown San Juan Capistrano in our Moke.

Inn at the Mission Moke

Elevate Your Stay

Plan ahead and book poolside daybeds, spa treatments, and more!

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Complimentary Convenience

Included within your hotel destination fee, you can not only take advantage of complimentary bikes to explore, but also try our coffee at Café at the Mission real, daily. You'll experience Wi-Fi that meets your needs and virtual fitness classes to keep your day going. Contact the front desk for more details.

Relax Poolside

Your stay at Inn at the Mission includes access to our private pool deck featuring a heated sparkling pool and jacuzzi. A calming color palette of natural tones set against lush green landscaping provides the ideal environment for relaxation. Pool deck is open year-round.

Poolside lounges under the shade.

Mission San Juan Capistrano

The historic Mission San Juan Capistrano, the 21st mission, was founded by Junipero Serra in 1776, and to this day is one of the best well-kept missions in California. Docent tours are available and invite visitors and locals alike to see this as a cultural destination experience, a place of inspiration, education, and preservation. The mission is home to the ruins of the great stone church and serves as a vibrant place of ongoing learning and worship.

Mission Rose Garden
On-Site Outlets
Spring Renewal Wellness Package
Indulge in a rejuvenating experience with our Spring Renewal Wellness Package. Combine any two of the following 50 minute services from the Grand Classique Facial, La Casa Scrub or Equestrian Massage to personalize your own spa journey.
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Spa - Couples Room


This rejuvenating day spa in San Juan Capistrano offers massage and body treatments using natural oils infused with on-site herbs such as lemon and basil. Guests can relax on the gallery deck or use a soothing wall of chiming bells for meditation.

Fitness Center

Inn at the Mission

Escape your everyday routine in our Fitness Center.

Outdoor Pool


No outside food or non registered guests, first come first serve

Mon-Sun: 7:00 AM-10:00 PM


Towels provided




Towels provided at whirlpool

Local Area Activities: Explore the Many Attractions Close to the Hotel

Los Rios Historic District

As the oldest residential street in California, the Los Rios Historic District is home to restaurants like Ramos House Café, a quaint place to enjoy brunch, or Hummingbird Café, perfect for a cup of tea and a scone. Ideal for families looking for things to do in San Juan Capistrano, Zoomars Petting Zoo allows visitors to take a train ride, feed the animals, or just enjoy the day.

Wine Tasting

Rancho Capistrano Winery is Orange County's largest winery and was the birthplace of grape growing and winemaking in California. The winery has produced over 40 wines and boasts a 3,000 sq ft outdoor patio with rustic teak tables and a blazing fireplace. Rancho Capistrano Winery and Five Vines Wine Bar, along with several other local wineries, offer wine education and tasting opportunities.

Amtrak Train and San Juan Capistrano Trolley

The mission was known as a marketplace for commerce which is widely celebrated in San Juan Capistrano. The train station, located within walking distance from the hotel, allows guests convenient and hassle-free access to San Diego (to the south), Los Angeles (to the north), and beyond. For those venturing locally, the complimentary San Juan Capistrano Trolley operates throughout the summer.


In the backyard of San Juan Capistrano are several microbreweries offering visitors and the community to experience a selection of local creations: Docent Brewery, and Capistrano Brewery. Nearby in San Clemente, guests will find Artifex, Pizza Port, Left Coast, and Lost Winds.

Festivals and Parades

Every year in March, San Juan Capistrano celebrates the migration of the swallows with Fiesta de las Golondrinas, or "the Swallows Parade". The parade is over 60 years old and is the largest non-motorized parade in the nation. The many events scheduled for this time of the year pay tribute to San Juan Capistrano's unique Spanish and western heritage.


Our Concierge service can also recommend a variety of activities such as a walking tour of San Juan Capistrano, a visit to the ecology center, or a round of golf at San Juan Hills or Monarch Beach courses. Play a match of tennis at Dana Hills Tennis Center.

Ortega Equestrian Center

Known as the equestrian hub of the West coast, San Juan Capistrano is home and close to many equestrian facilities. The Ortega Equestrian Center and Showpark are notable facilities. For those looking for a more casual ride, San Juan Capistrano offers many trails throughout the destination.

Southern California Beaches

San Juan Capistrano not only offers a unique California historical experience, but it is also superbly placed near many of California's most enjoyable beaches: Dana Point's Doheny Beach, San Clemente Pier, Laguna Beach, and Newport Beach are all nearby.

Cooking Classes

Learn to cook or hone your culinary skills at T Spoons, just a short 5-minute walk from the hotel. T Spoons offers cooking classes for both groups and individuals. Enhance your learning experience by cooking up your favorite dish and enjoying an intimate dinner in your own private villa.

Spa at the Mission

Seek Serenity, Find Your Balance

It began with sweeping rivers bringing life into the heart of San Juan and continued with missionaries working in harmony with natives to build the foundation for progress. Now that sense of peace, discovery, and deep spirituality comes alive at the Spa at the Mission. With healing treatments and therapies that bring balance to your everyday, our spa invokes a deep emotional response for the body, mind and soul.

Treatment Highlight

Mission Inspired Body Balance

Revitalize from head to toe after everyday exposure to the elements with this warm shea butter, lotus, and CBD wrap from Antara that nourishes the body and the mind. Invigorate and replenish the skin and invite harmony to the mind with a luxurious sugar, salt, shea, and CBD body polish. The, soothing arnica and CBD infused oil is applied in long strokes for impeccable, glowing skin. Energize and revitalize the scalp with a warm infusion of CBD, Icelandic moss and coconut oil. Gentle rhythmic massage is used in combination with the warm oil to relax, ease muscle tension, and stimulate circulation.

Spa - Steam Locker Room


Fitness Center

Stay active in our state-of-the-art Fitness Center featuring cardio equipment and free weights as well as a Peloton and Water Rower.

Fitness Center
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