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.

Events at the Inn

From signature events to elevated evenings, make the most of your stay by exploring our events calendar.


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 El Café 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.

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.

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Customize your stay in San Juan Capistrano
Discover everything The Inn at the Mission has to offer while celebrating San Juan Capistrano. Whether you find yourself at a cabana by the pool, relaxing in our spa, or tasting the olive oil from our 72 Mission Olive Trees, The Inn at the Mission provides an experience like nothing else.
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This rejuvenating day spa oasis 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.

Customize your stay in San Juan Capistrano
Discover everything The Inn at the Mission has to offer while celebrating San Juan Capistrano. Whether you find yourself at a cabana by the pool, relaxing in our spa, or tasting the olive oil from our 72 Mission Olive Trees, The Inn at the Mission provides an experience like nothing else.
Learn More
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No outside food or non registered guests, first come first serve

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


Towels provided




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.

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 and poolside dining is available seasonally.

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Foster the Journey

At The Spa, we are more than a place for facials and body scrubs. We provide our guests with physical and spiritual healing through the art of self-care. We acknowledge that each guest who arrives at our door is at a different place in their healing practice, and we navigate the healing journey for guests, helping them find balance inside and out.

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Foster the Journey
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Foster the Journey
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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.

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Spa Dining

Fresh, Healthy and Balanced

The Spa at the Mission offers contemporary dining with a healthy focus in a restorative setting. The menu is designed to deliver balanced, nutritious, spirit-satisfying meals made from fresh Southern California ingredients.


Seek the Natural

San Juan Capistrano has looked to the land to provide sustenance and healing throughout its history. Surrounded by abundant farmland, we find harmony with the earth to provide our guests with a genuine connection to its natural beauty. From our spaces to ingredients, we connect our guests to the natural rhythm of San Juan Capistrano.

Great Stone Church

Your spa experience awaits and we want you to be informed. Please review our frequently asked questions prior to your arrival.

What is the process for making a reservation at the spa?

Please reserve spa appointments at least two weeks prior to arrival so that we may best meet your scheduling requests. A credit card is required at the time of reservation. Online booking is available

What is the spa age requirement?

The Spa at The Mission Inn San Juan Capistrano is available to guests 18 years of age and older. Guests under the age of 18 will not be permitted to use the spa facilities or in the locker room areas.

What is the spa cancellation policy?

In consideration of others, please notify the spa of cancellation or to reschedule at least 24 hours before your appointment to avoid being charged the full treatment and service fee. Group reservations are subject to contracted agreement.

Is there a service charge for spa services?

For your convenience, a 22% service charge will be added for each spa service you receive and it is distributed among your service provider and the spa staff who served you during your visit. If services were satisfactory, please feel free to leave additional gratuity at your discretion.

Are spa gift cards available for purchase?

You may purchase Gift Cards in specific dollar amounts, either at the hotel, spa or online at Marriott Gift Cards, which are redeemable in any of our hotels and resorts and can be used towards spa services or purchases in our Spa Boutique.

When should I arrive for my appointment?

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment to begin your spa journey. Arriving late may limit the time of your treatment and will end on time, not to disrupt other guest’s appointment times.

How can I best enjoy the spa?

While enjoying The Spa at The Mission Inn San Juan Capistrano treatments and lounge, we kindly ask that you enjoy quiet conversation and refrain from using cell phones and other electronic devices. The spa is a smoke-free environments. To ensure complete privacy for you and other guests, please avoid camera use in the spa.

What if I have health conditions or concerns?

Please advise your therapist if you have any health concerns or questions about which treatments are best for you. Heat treatments are not recommended for pregnant women, guests with heart conditions or sensitivity to heat.

Is there a military discount?

Yes, in appreciation of our servicemen and servicewomen, we are proud to offer 10% discount to all active, reservist, veteran and retired U.S. military personnel and to spouses of active personnel. We thank you for your service.

What is appropriate spa attire?

We suggest wearing comfortable clothing and do not bring your jewelry or valuables to the spa. A spa robe and slippers will be provided. Our therapists are professionally trained in proper draping techniques to ensure your privacy and comfort.



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.

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