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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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Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This has to be the best beach hotel (and maybe the only one?) in Monterey. The sand is pristine, the beach stretches as far as you can see in either direction, the ocean provides nice waves, and numerous shore birds (sandpipers), sea birds (gulls and pelicans), and dolphins/seals inhabit the shore and water. The ocean view rooms have large windows... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a thoughtful review. It sounds like you had a wonderful time in Monterey and we are certainly glad we could be part of your experience. We appreciate your feedback and value your comments. It let's us know where we are excelling to ensure a favorable guest experience every time. We... More 

Palo Cedro, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay was a wonderful vacation. We were there 4 nights and right on the beach, fantastic. The tide was low and could of actually hiked it over to Fisherman's Warf. The service at the Hotel, amazing and the dining room, best dinner of the trip and we dined in many restaurants that were excellent. No hidden fees, all one... More 

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

Dear Cathleen, thank you for being a guest of our hotel. We are pleased to hear that we exceeded expectations and that you enjoyed your time in Monterey. Your feedback is valuable to us and we are happy you had such a great stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Elk Grove, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights with our two dachshunds and loved it! You really are right on the beach, complete with crashing waves. Sea creatures everywhere. Hotel staff was very friendly. Delicious happy hour in the lounge.

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

Dear Jennifer, we're happy you and your puppies could join us for a visit to the beach. It sounds like you had wonderful time in Monterey and we are grateful we could be part of it. Thank you for your kind feedback. We hope to see you again. More 

Cupertino, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We purchased one night with Hotwire for 100$ in this "pet friendly" hotel. at the hotel we learnt about the extra 20$ parking fee, the extra 30$ pet fee (really pet friendly!), and the extra 100$ to get a room with ocean view. Anyway, It seemed a bit too much to pay 250$ for a ocean view room in this... More 

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

Thank you for joining us on your recent trip to Monterey. We are proud of the amenities we offer and we are glad you were able to take advantage of them. We are disappointed to hear that they did not serve as a higher value to you, but we do appreciate your feedback regarding your experience. More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the most expensive accommodation on our recent trip from LA to SF. Add on the $20 per night parking charge and the breakfast and it becomes excessive. It's a long way from Cannery Row and the aquarium but the beachfront setting is pleasant. Our room was dated with a threadbare carpet that was way overdue for... More 

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

Thank you for joining us on your recent travels. Your feedback is helpful to us. We are sorry to hear that you were not more pleased with your stay, but we do hope you enjoyed your time in Monterey and the rest of your trip. More 

Livermore, CA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As many say, the location is unbeatable. It's on Seaside State Beach and the waves crash beautifully right up to the hotel property. The hotel is older, with rooms that show the wear. While the lobby is nice as was the newly tiled bathroom, the room is small and the decor is tired. Our TV flickered and went black for... More 

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

Thank you for being guests of our hotel. We are happy you and your family enjoyed our proximity to the beach and got to take in the beautiful ocean views. Your feedback is valuable to us and we appreciate you taking the moment to share your experience. We will take your comments under advisement and thank you again for your... More 

Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location,clean rooms,but i think 250 $ for one night is overpriced. free gym open till 9 p.m,parking is not free and not cheap,breakfast only in the restaurant(with nice view on the ocean and fireplace). very close to the ocean

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

Thank you for being a guest of our hotel. We hope the view was worth the trip and that you had a chance to explore the area. We appreciate your review and wish you safe travels in 2015. More 

Roseville, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at this resort. We got a room on the ocean side. The waves crashing on the shore was what you heard inside the room. Some might think it was too noisy and others of us thought it was charming. The resort is ok. The restaurant is pretty pricey but should have a great view. The rooms... More 

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

Dear Ginny, thank you for joining us for a stay at the beach. We appreciate your feedback as it helps us focus on areas in which we might improve. We hope you had a wonderful time in Monterey and will be back for another visit soon. More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I, along with our two dogs, visited for the new year's eve and stayed for eight days. It is in an excellent location and the staff except for one person, working the night shift, needed a little adjustment to his attitude and the fight that broke out in the room next to us where the police had... More 

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

Dear Tom, thank you for being a guest of our hotel. We are happy that you were pleased with the location, but are disappointed to hear of your concerns. Per our pet etiquette contract, damage caused in the room is subject to a charge of a maximum of $250. We had to enforce this fee due to the amount of... More 

bay area
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on New Year's Eve and also had a very nice dinner at the restaurant on the property. Excellent! Our room overlooked the ocean, and it was great being able to listen to the surf all night long. There's a little pull-down door under the window that allows you to hear the waves without actually having the windows... More 

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

We're glad you could join us to ring in the new year at the beach! We appreciate your review and are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We thank you for being a guest of ours and hope you can return for another visit soon. 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:
#11 Green Hotel in Monterey
#16 Business Hotel in Monterey

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