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Monterey Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey, CA 93940-3838 (Formerly Best Western)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars NEW

I loved so many things about this place. Walking out of our room to the sounds of the ocean and having beach access, having bon fires on the beach, the restaurant with an ocean view where we saw the dolphins and even a whale swim by! (oh and the food was good too) It was close driving distance to the... More 

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Hotel M, Manager at Monterey Beach Resort, responded to this review

It's such a pleasure to have welcomed you to our resort and to have swept you away in the experience. Whether you're looking to relax in our comforts, to enjoy the unrivaled sights of our setting, or to explore the many attractions of our region, we're happy to share such a balance and to hear your enjoyed each of these... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This resort has a nice spot on the beach that offers a spectacular view, but Cannery Row is a 15-20 minute drive. other than the view and the beach itself, the location is pretty bad. it's not charming and there are no restaurants and shops within walking distance. I'm sure this was quite the destination in the 80s and 90s,... More 

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Hotel M, Manager at Monterey Beach Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate this opportunity to have welcomed you and value the thoughtful feedback of your stay. It's disheartening to hear of cases where our more standard and exemplary services miss the mark, and we apologize for both the check-in delay and difficulties with beverage services. We'll immediately explore and make quick correction where possible, and we appreciate you bringing this... More 

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98 reviews 98 reviews
40 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My GF dragged me once again to this hotel for her Bday because she love the location . I do not like this hotel . Like I said in my previous post they were IMHO about to loose there standing with Best Western because of all the issues , complaints , and it run down , dirty appearance with poor... More 

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Oakdale, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We come here every year. Service is great. Rooms are great. No complaints. Everyone is so accommodating. Wouldn't stay anywhere else. The view Oceanside is the best. The little screened window is a big plus. We want to hear the ocean all night.

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Hotel M, Manager at Monterey Beach Resort, responded to this review

We're thankful to have such loyal guests in you and appreciate the kind thoughtfulness of this outreach. It will be a great pleasure to welcome you back and to share even more of the signature services you've come to expect of our team. Well wishes and safe travels until then! More 

Clovis, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visted the Monterey Resort Hotel for our 36th wedding anniversary. We chose the garden side and were so surprised to have a bottle of wine presented to us from the lobby staff. There was also a nice card congratulating our anniversary. Pretty classy in deed. I was pleasantly surprised to see that the pool was just across the walkway... More 

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Hotel M, Manager at Monterey Beach Resort, responded to this review

It's always a humbling experience to be able to share in such exceptional occasions alongside our guests, and we're thrilled to hear the outgoing efforts of our team helped to make your stay an even more memorable one. Congratulations to you both, and our very best wishes on the year ahead. We hope to welcome you back for many more... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here a day after valentines day and when we checked in I purchased some glasses from the gift shop with cash, the desk lady Karina was even short on pennied and had to get change. the next day as we're checking out the man at the front desk tells me theres a gift shop charge and I told... More 

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Hotel M, Manager at Monterey Beach Resort, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have spoken with you regarding your experience and to have been able to alleviate these concerns. We certainly take atypical occurrences like these to heart and move swiftly to prevent their recurrence. Thank you for bringing this to our attention and for the opportunity to have showcased our hospitality at its more standard and refined. More 

Fairfax, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here twice. I won't be coming back. The price is vey high for what we got. The room on the ocean, which is nice because of the sound of the waves, smelled so strongly of bleach that I got a headache. It was a small, tight room with outdated decor and amenities. For the high price, I... More 

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Hotel M, Manager at Monterey Beach Resort, responded to this review

While it's a pleasure to have welcomed you back, Wynn, we're deeply sorry to hear of these concerns associated with your respective accommodations. We can appreciate the frustrations, and with continued upgrades in the works, we hope to present an enjoyable and memorable experience across all facets of the property. Until then, we're confident in our ability to identify a... More 

Mountain View, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had no idea what I was up against when it came to reservations on Valentine's Day weekend in Monterey. I planned to pull out all the stops and do it up with my Valentine, but all we could find was a garden-side two-bed room two weeks in advance, so that's where we ended up. If I were doing a... More 

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Hotel M, Manager at Monterey Beach Resort, responded to this review

The holidays can certainly be a busy time in Monterey, and we're pleased to have had this chance to welcome you and to have shared the scenic views and attentive hospitality of our resort. We'd love the chance to host you again and to better showcase the tranquility for which we're acclaimed, and we hope that you'll afford us the... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has absolutely the best location and view of any on the Monterey Peninsula. The rooms are a bit dated (and thankfully, in process of being remodeled) but the view is spectacular and unsurpassed. Where else can you walk on a pristine beach (or sit in a leather chair with a glass of fine Monterey County wine) and take... More 

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Hotel M, Manager at Monterey Beach Resort, responded to this review

It's such a pleasure to have welcomed you and to hear that our site, services and signature flavors left such an impression on your Monterey experience. We're fortunate to afford our guests with such unrivaled views to complement the dedicated hospitality of our team, and we hope to welcome you back for many more memorable visits to come. With room... More 

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an average hotel with a spectacular view. The room was clean but outdated. The restaurant was nice but pricey. We did eat there at breakfast a few mornings. The food was better than average and the wait staff was great. The maintenance staff was much friendlier than the front desk staff. The beach access was great but open... More 

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Hotel M, Manager at Monterey Beach Resort, responded to this review

We're pleased to have welcomed you to our waterfront resort and to hear that you enjoyed the incomparable views of our setting. With that, we'd like to apologize for any inconsistencies in the services of our team, and we'll mostly certainly follow up on your behalf to ensure our more standard refinement is consistently displayed across all facets of the... More 

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Additional Information about Monterey Beach Resort

Address: 2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey, CA 93940-3838 (Formerly Best Western)
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Monterey Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 196
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Beach Resort Monterey Hotel Monterey
Monterey Best Western
Best Western Monterey Beach Resort
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#10 Green Hotel in Monterey
#16 Business Hotel in Monterey

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