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Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey
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3.5 out of 5.0
 
 
3.7 out of 5 (2,920 reviews)
Nice hotel and dog friendly Very nice hotel that allow pets. We enjoyed our stay. Thank you!
Jul 4, 2018

Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel$215

Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel$215
Sanctuary Beach Resort

Sanctuary Beach Resort

3295 Dunes Rd, Marina
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4.0 out of 5.0
 
 
4.4 out of 5 (1,724 reviews)
Beach side luxuryThe location was fantastic, the rooms well proportioned and thought through.
Jul 16, 2018

Sanctuary Beach Resort$309

Sanctuary Beach Resort$309
Lovers Point Inn

Lovers Point Inn

625 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove
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    3.5 out of 5 (1,796 reviews)
    Close to BayRight across the street from the bay! Check in was a breeze. Room was decent. Bed and linens were great. Great price for the area. I've stayed in much worse places around Monterey for more money.
    Jun 25, 2018

    Lovers Point Inn$149

    Lovers Point Inn$149
    Asilomar Conference Grounds

    Asilomar Conference Grounds

    800 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove
      2.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      3.7 out of 5 (865 reviews)
      Rustic Accommodations in Quiet Beach LocationMid-Century Modern...Staying at the Asilomar is like getting into the "way-way back machine" and going back to the 1960's in a good way. It is very pleasant to be able to relax, without the distractions of television or even a room phone (but they do provide free Wi-Fi, so bring your iPad if you ...
      Jul 2, 2018

      Asilomar Conference Grounds$162

      Asilomar Conference Grounds$162
      Ocean Pacific Lodge

      Ocean Pacific Lodge

      301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz
        2.0 out of 5.0
         
         
        4.0 out of 5 (1,749 reviews)
        Comfortable and great locationThe staff working the front desk were very kind and helpful. Our room was super comfortable! Very close walk to the boardwalk. I enjoyed the heated pool and hot tub.
        Jun 28, 2018

        Ocean Pacific Lodge$118

        Ocean Pacific Lodge$118
        Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages

        Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages

        1150 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove
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        3.0 out of 5.0
         
         
        3.6 out of 5 (1,932 reviews)
        Nice spot!Lodge rooms are as pictured. Extremely comfortable beds and good facilities. View from room was peaceful (graveyard! not an issue for us), lovely to see deer strolling past the window in the morning. Breakfast was basic but plenty sufficient. Boiled eggs, yoghurt, caf, decaf, hot chocolate, tea, ...
        Jul 12, 2018

        Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages$161

        Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages$161
        Monterey Beach Dunes Inn

        Monterey Beach Dunes Inn

        3280 Dunes Drive, Marina
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        2.5 out of 5.0
         
         
        3.0 out of 5 (1,329 reviews)
        June stayHotel convenient off freeway, easy to find. Room was clean and comfortable, T.V. not worth turning on, no good channels. Breakfast was okay.
        Jun 22, 2018

        Monterey Beach Dunes Inn$110

        Monterey Beach Dunes Inn$110
        Best Western Beach Dunes Inn

        Best Western Beach Dunes Inn

        3290 Dunes Road, Marina
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        3.0 out of 5.0
         
         
        3.5 out of 5 (766 reviews)
        Easy, breezyThis hotel is very sweet and gets the job done. It is not the most glamorous, but it is easy and peaceful. The location is perfect; you can walk to the beach. The staff is warm and always helpful! (and they have fresh baked cookies for you during the week!) I have stayed here dozens of times and ...
        May 15, 2018

        Best Western Beach Dunes Inn$127

        Best Western Beach Dunes Inn$127
        Sea Breeze Inn And Cottages

        Sea Breeze Inn And Cottages

        1100 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove
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        2.5 out of 5.0
         
         
        4.0 out of 5 (1,333 reviews)
        Comfortable and quiet retreat.We could park close to our unit which made it very easy to bring things in and out. Easy access to anywhere we wanted to go, but still very quiet.
        Jul 3, 2018

        Sea Breeze Inn And Cottages$134

        Sea Breeze Inn And Cottages$134
        Deer Haven Inn

        Deer Haven Inn

        750 Crocker Avenue, Pacific Grove
          2.5 out of 5.0
           
           
          3.9 out of 5 (1,377 reviews)
          Quiet neighborhood locationComfortable, quiet, relaxing. It's a great place to stay if quiet and driving to dinner is okay - no walk to places close by.
          Jun 29, 2018

          Deer Haven Inn$160

          Deer Haven Inn$160
          Rosedale Inn

          Rosedale Inn

          775 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove
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          2.5 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.1 out of 5 (702 reviews)
          Quiet and PeacefulWe stay one night. The room exceeded our expectations. Was a relaxing and enjoyable stay
          Jun 28, 2018

          Rosedale Inn$144

          Rosedale Inn$144
          Sunset Inn

          Sunset Inn

          133 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove
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          2.5 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.3 out of 5 (889 reviews)
          Great Location to beach, Pebble Beach And Big SurGreat little place to stay. Clean and staff very friendly.
          Jul 4, 2018

          Sunset Inn$159

          Sunset Inn$159
          Carmel Bay View Inn

          Carmel Bay View Inn

          Junipero Street Between 5th And 6th St, Carmel
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          2.5 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.1 out of 5 (1,048 reviews)
          Great location on Ocean Blvd. Last minute vacay and the hotel was the perfect spot to serve as homebase to explore town, beach and Big Sur. We stayed in the Family Suite and it was perfect for my fam of four. Breakfast was basic continental - waffle bar, eggs and fruit. My one con was that that elevator was broken, so lugging ...
          Jul 7, 2018

          Carmel Bay View Inn$186

          Carmel Bay View Inn$186
          Normandy Inn

          Normandy Inn

          Ocean Ave., Carmel
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          2.5 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.3 out of 5 (321 reviews)
          Beautiful facility and comfortable room Great facility with beautiful decor that is just like Carmel with a French twist. Heated pool was great and staff members were very friendly and helpful. The location is absolutely dynamite.
          Jul 4, 2018

          Normandy Inn$179

          Normandy Inn$179
          Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

          Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz

          325 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
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          2.5 out of 5.0
           
           
          3.2 out of 5 (1,433 reviews)
          Homey hotel really close to beachNot the fanciest hotel in area, but homey and relaxed. Real seashore hotel and animal friendly too. Pool is small but adequate--sides need scrubbing but water appeared clear. Family-friendly. Bad point can be the parking. There are only so many spaces and one is supposed to have a permit like ticket. ...
          Jul 3, 2018

          Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz$149

          Bay Front Inn Santa Cruz$149
          Motel 6 Monterey - Marina

          Motel 6 Monterey - Marina

          100 Reservation Rd, Marina
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          2.0 out of 5.0
           
           
          3.4 out of 5 (1,031 reviews)
          nice hotelnice hotel frendly staff. was given time to sleep in Yea!
          Jun 13, 2018

          Motel 6 Monterey - Marina$86

          Motel 6 Monterey - Marina$86
          Colonial Terrace Inn by the Sea

          Colonial Terrace Inn by the Sea

          13th and San Antonio, Carmel
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          3.5 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.3 out of 5 (471 reviews)
          Excellent location right on the beachComfortable, clean bed and breakfast in a great location. Friendly, knowledgable staff. Lovely beach in a beautiful village. Can’t wait to go back.
          Jul 11, 2018

          Colonial Terrace Inn by the Sea$295

          Colonial Terrace Inn by the Sea$295
          La Playa Carmel

          La Playa Carmel

          Camino Real at Eighth Ave., Carmel
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          4.0 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.4 out of 5 (638 reviews)
          Weekend away with a friendLovely hotel, great location. Easy walk into Carmel village and down to the beach.
          Jul 3, 2018

          La Playa Carmel$442

          La Playa Carmel$442
          Bide-A-Wee Inn

          Bide-A-Wee Inn

          221 Asilomar Ave., Pacific Grove
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          2.5 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.1 out of 5 (417 reviews)
          Fireplace! deer!The kitchen, living room with fireplace, and separate bedroom made it a delightful home away from home. We loved the fireplace inside, and the occasional deer wandering by outside.
          Jun 30, 2018

          Bide-A-Wee Inn$149

          Bide-A-Wee Inn$149
          Monterey Peninsula Inn

          Monterey Peninsula Inn

          1101 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove
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          2.5 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.0 out of 5 (921 reviews)
          On the point!Dog friendly and quiet in beautifully picturesque Pacific Grove! In the heart of so much to do and see
          Jul 5, 2018

          Monterey Peninsula Inn$149

          Monterey Peninsula Inn$149
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          Beach Hotels in Monterey


          Known for its stunning beaches and world-class whale watching, Monterey has a lot to offer the traveler dreaming of a beach holiday. This seaside destination has 188 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.


          As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Monterey, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

          Best Western Beach Dunes Inn - 3 hotel, 6-minute walk from Marina State Beach. It features continental, a spa tub, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests love the central location and overall value.

          Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages - 3 hotel, 6-minute walk from Oceanview Boulevard. Our travelers recommend its central location and shopping. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, continental, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

          Normandy Inn - 2.5 hotel, 5-minute walk from Carmel Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, daily, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Guest reviews highlight the beach and breakfast.

          Monterey Peninsula Inn - 2.5 hotel, 8-minute walk from Oceanview Boulevard. It features daily, complimentary wireless Internet access, and free self parking. Guests love the pool and central location.

          Spindrift Inn - 3.5 romantic hotel on the beach. Our travelers recommend its beach and size. This hotel boasts daily, complimentary wireless Internet access, and a rooftop terrace.


          Planning Your Trip to Monterey


          Good weather can be important during a beach vacation, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.


          • Hottest months: September, October, August, and July, with an average temperature of 69°F
          • Coldest months: December, January, February, and March, with an average temperature of 44°F
          • Driest months: May, October, April, and November, with an average rainfall of 1.33 inches
          • Rainiest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average rainfall of 3.79 inches

          Sightseeing in and Around Monterey


          After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Carmel Beach or San Carlos Beach - The Breakwater. Take advantage of the area's whale watching and golf courses, and make time for local attractions like Fisherman's Wharf and Monterey Bay Aquarium. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Maritime Museum or Dennis the Menace Park.
          Visitors also enjoy Monterey for its:
          • Seafood
          • Marina

          Getting Around Monterey


          To get to Monterey, book a flight to Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), the closest major airport, which is located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from the city center. If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Salinas Station. You can explore water transportation options at the local marina.