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Spindrift Inn
3.5 out of 5
652 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA
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The price is $183 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
4.6/5Wonderful! (974 reviews)

"Right on the water in the heart of Cannery Row. Perfect location. We go every year to Monterey and the Spindrift is what Monterey is all about."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Spindrift Inn
Sunset Inn
2.5 out of 5
133 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA
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The price is $109 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
4.5/5Wonderful! (977 reviews)

"Rishi and the crew at sunset are amazing! Thank you guys for the great weekend trip!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Sunset Inn
Carmel Bay View Inn
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
Junipero Street Between 5th And 6th St, Carmel, CA
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The price is $101 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
4.5/5Wonderful! (980 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"great location. be prepared to be waken up by the seagulls"…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

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Normandy Inn
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
Ocean Ave., btwn Monte Verde St. & Casanova St., Carmel, CA
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The price is $105 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
4.4/5Wonderful! (796 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Wonderful stay, no fridge in the room but everything else was great. Walking from breach and restaurants, quiet room, stay near the pool"…"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2021

Normandy Inn
La Playa Carmel
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Camino Real at Eighth Ave., Carmel, CA
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The price is $199 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
4.4/5Wonderful! (976 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Wonderful staff, location and facilities! It will be our go to in Carmel."…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

La Playa Carmel
Sanctuary Beach Resort
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
3295 Dunes Rd, Marina, CA
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The price is $211 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
4.3/5Excellent! (992 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"This was an amazing place for a get away. There’s a golf cart style shuttle that takes you right to your room and back to your car. We went to the nightly beach front bonfire and listened to the ocean and relaxed and even took a walk along the private beach the next day after checkout and an employee ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2021

Sanctuary Beach Resort
Colonial Terrace Inn by the Sea
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
13th and San Antonio, Carmel, CA
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The price is $159 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
4.3/5Excellent! (753 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travelers say...

"This is an amazing property. A great taste of Carmel and a block from the beach"…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Colonial Terrace Inn by the Sea
Sea Breeze Inn And Cottages
2.5 out of 5
1100 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA
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The price is $76 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
4.2/5Excellent! (1,142 reviews)

"Clean property. Professional staff. Close to restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Sea Breeze Inn And Cottages
Deer Haven Inn
2.5 out of 5
750 Crocker Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA
The price is $69 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
4.2/5Excellent! (994 reviews)

"Walking distance to the beach. Nice small property, very comfortable and comfy. We couldn't turned on the TV and right away staff came to fix at 8 PM."…"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2021

Deer Haven Inn
Monterey Bay Lodge
2.5 out of 5
55 Camino Aguajito, Monterey, CA
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The price is $65 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
4.2/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"We loved everything about this motel. The accommodations were great, especially for the price. The room was so cute, clean, and had a larger than normal mini-frig. The grounds were inviting with plenty of plants and foliage. We loved the courtyard that had gas-lit fire features to sit by in the evening. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Monterey Bay Lodge
Monterey Peninsula Inn
2.5 out of 5
1101 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA
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The price is $89 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
4.1/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"We liked the property location. The staff was nice We didn’t like the room due to : floors were not cleaned, lots of ants, spider was in the room"…"

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2021

Monterey Peninsula Inn
Bide-A-Wee Inn
2.5 out of 5
221 Asilomar Ave., Pacific Grove, CA
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The price is $58 per night from Feb 15 to Feb 16
4.1/5Very Good! (819 reviews)

"This is an exceptional place to stay, with friendly service and a great location. We will definitely be coming back. Great staff too."…"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2020

Bide-A-Wee Inn
Rosedale Inn
2.5 out of 5
775 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA
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The price is $90 per night from Feb 16 to Feb 17
4.1/5Very Good! (986 reviews)

"In this time of covid-- it's important that all people adhere to the rules and this place does--the family that owns it is hospitable, caring and maintains excellent cleanliness. We have gone there twice now,and will return."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Rosedale Inn
Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
1150 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA
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The price is $79 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
3.9/5Very Good! (1,103 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Location!!! Wonderful walks and low tourists...given it was during lockdown. Love that we can bring a dog for the future."…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages
Best Western Marina State Beach
3 out of 5
3290 Dunes Road, Marina, CA
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The price is $89 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
3.8/5Good! (991 reviews)

"Room clean, air good, shower just ok tv great, quite area"…"

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2020

Best Western Marina State Beach
Asilomar Conference Grounds
2 out of 5
800 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA
The price is $125 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
3.7/5Good! (993 reviews)
Spectacular view from unit. Great property.

"Great."…"

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2020

Asilomar Conference Grounds
Monterey Tides
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey, CA
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The price is $167 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
3.7/5Good! (1,755 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Excellent place to vacation. Totally recommend it. Great overall experience."…"

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Monterey Tides
Motel 6 Marina, CA - Monterey
2 out of 5
100 Reservation Rd, Marina, CA
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The price is $47 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
3.6/5Good! (990 reviews)

"Large room, clean, nice area for dog bathroom time"…"

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2020

Motel 6 Marina, CA - Monterey
Lovers Point Inn
2 out of 5
625 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA
The price is $84 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
3.5/5Good! (985 reviews)

"If any staff surprisingly went the extra mile to assist seniors like us is Chuck. He alone is a reason to stamp a good impression on Lover's Point Inn. Highly recommend this Inn."…"

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

Lovers Point Inn
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Monterey Beachfront-Marina, CA
2.5 out of 5
3280 Dunes Drive, Marina, CA
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The price is $67 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
2.7/5 (172 reviews)

"This property was such a great deal for location and cleanliness of the hotel. I thought for sure the pics would be misleading for the price. But they were not! I’d highly recommend this hotel!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Monterey Beachfront-Marina, CA
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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.

Frequently asked questions

What is Monterey like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its pristine beaches and world-class whale watching, Monterey offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Monterey?
Monterey Tides is a top 3.5-star beachfront hotel offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, located within a short 1-minute walk of Monterey State Beach. Other good options to stay near the beach include Sanctuary Beach Resort and Lovers Point Inn.
How many beach hotels should I expect to find in Monterey?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 165 hotels in Monterey for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Monterey?
Plan your trip to the beach with this snapshot of weather throughout the year in Monterey: The hottest months are usually September and October with an average temp of 60°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 52°F. Average annual precipitation for Monterey is 21 inches.
What is there to see and do around Monterey?
After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you can’t wait to check out the beaches, head to Carmel Beach or Del Monte Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area’s whale watching and aquarium, and make time for local attractions like Cannery Row and Monterey Bay Aquarium. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to 17-Mile Drive or Pebble Beach Golf Links.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Monterey?
This travel information can help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Monterey with ease. If you’re looking to fly in to Monterey, the closest major airport is Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY), located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away. You can learn about water transportation options at the marina.

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