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Hotel Pacific
3.5 out of 5
300 Pacific St, Monterey, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $134 per night
19.21 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (918 reviews)

"The Hotel was in a great location. Easy walking to Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row."…"

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Hotel Pacific
Monterey Tides
3.5 out of 5
2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $176 per night
18.27 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (1,590 reviews)

"Every time we come here it’s an awesome experience Hotel staff is wonderful the rooms are always clean and friendly"…"

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Monterey Tides
Spindrift Inn
3.5 out of 5
652 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA
The price is $189 per night
18.37 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (946 reviews)

"The location is right on the water, and in the heart of Cannery Row. Our room had a balcony over-looking the street and it was so neat. If you are looking for an experience, the Spindrift Inn is for you! If you are looking for ultimate comfort and peace, look elsewhere. The sound travels from outside ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Spindrift Inn
Beautifully Remodeled Beach Condo
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0.08 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Wonderful rental for families

"We had an amazing beach getaway at Lisa's condo. We traveled with four adults and one child and it was especially comfortable for a family. The patio was stocked with lots of sand toys and beach accessories, and the pantry even had a few bowls and tupperware for kids dining. We appreciated all the ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Beautifully Remodeled Beach Condo
Fully Refundable, Oceanview At A Discount: 2nd Floor
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0.27 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (115 reviews)
perfect...it was my friend's first ocean trip. It couldn't have been any better!

"Excellent"…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Fully Refundable, Oceanview At A Discount: 2nd Floor
Beautiful Waterfront -ON the Beach Pajaro Dunes Cypress Grove Retreat
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0.52 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (67 reviews)
Pajaro Dunes

"The bedroom situation was very good and the mattress were very comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Beautiful Waterfront -ON the Beach Pajaro Dunes Cypress Grove Retreat
Relax and Enjoy Beautiful Ocean Views In a Bright and Open Family Friendly Home
4.9/5Exceptional! (97 reviews)
Great beach home walking distance to beach.

"The home was prefect for family vacation only concern is the white carpeting through out home and stairway. I worried with kids around."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Relax and Enjoy Beautiful Ocean Views In a Bright and Open Family Friendly Home
Gorgeous Oceanfront Shorebird Condo Pajaro Dunes
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0.08 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Great stay!

"Wonderful location, wonderful stay! Will definitely look into this property again!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Gorgeous Oceanfront Shorebird Condo Pajaro Dunes
Pajaro Dunes: Luxury Beach Condo in Monterey Bay. Wine Tasting, Pebblebeach Golf
4.8/5Exceptional! (89 reviews)
Summer 2020

"We LOVE Pajaro Dunes. It’s the best vacation spot in California! Shorebirds 295 is our fave!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Pajaro Dunes: Luxury Beach Condo in Monterey Bay. Wine Tasting, Pebblebeach Golf
Magical Place By The Sea
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0.28 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (181 reviews)
Gorgeous respite

"Everything and more. Best located unit right on the beach. Quiet. Peaceful. We’ll be back. I know, ‘cause I’ve already booked it again. ;-) I actually want to write a really bad review so no one books it in the price stays reasonable any unit stays unworn! ;-)"…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Magical Place By The Sea
Pajaro Dunes Beachfront
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0.39 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (195 reviews)
Easy 5

"Clean, quiet, and beautiful! Everything g about the experience was top great!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Pajaro Dunes Beachfront
Ocean Front Condo With Wonderful 180 Degree View From Santa Cruz To Monterey
5/5Exceptional! (248 reviews)
Five Star Review

"This was one of our family's favorite vacation spots. The room feels much bigger than 850 sq. feet. Clean, and nicely decorated, with outstanding views of and access to the ocean. Wonderful for families. Paul was so wonderful to communicate with during our check in and stay. We look forward to returning ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

Ocean Front Condo With Wonderful 180 Degree View From Santa Cruz To Monterey
Top Level, Premium Oceanfront Condo With 180° Unobstructed Ocean View
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0.2 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (113 reviews)
Perfect for a family of 4!

"The location of the property was PERFECT. The view was amazing. The setup of the unit was efficient and comfortable. Thank you so much and we would love to come back!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Top Level, Premium Oceanfront Condo With 180° Unobstructed Ocean View
Oceanfront Condo at Pajaro Dunes
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0.08 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)
Pajaro Dunes is AMAZING!

"WOW!!!! What a VIEW. Extremely clean, checked in with no hassles, front gate was amazingly friendly to us and guests. Can't wait for our next trip"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Oceanfront Condo at Pajaro Dunes
Beach Condo With Spectacular View
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0.08 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
Perfect beach access

"Definitely steps away from the beach. Cute condo."…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

Beach Condo With Spectacular View
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Visiting Pajaro Dunes

Visitors to Pajaro Dunes are sure to enjoy the beaches. The relaxing and welcoming setting also entices those visiting the city. Top sights around the area include Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Mystery Spot, and Main Beach.

  • There are 9 hotels and other accommodations in Pajaro Dunes
  • The closest major airport is in Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), 18.3 mi (29.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Pajaro Dunes

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and such places to visit as Sunset State Beach and Monterey Bay. In the area, you'll also find Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Mystery Spot.

As you make plans for a getaway to Pajaro Dunes, your ideal accommodation may not be in the city center but you'll find 79 hotels and other lodging options within the local area. Below are places to stay in the surrounding area:

Top places to see outside the city include Main Beach, located 12.6 mi (20.3 km) from the city center, and Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, which is 12.6 mi/20.3 km away.

Dressing for Pajaro Dunes

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 66°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 39°F
  • From April to June, the average is 72°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 74°F during the day and 51°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 73°F as the daytime average and 39°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Pajaro Dunes is 23.03 inches
  • September and October are usually the hottest months averaging 73°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 40°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Pajaro Dunes?
Based on our traveler data, Beautiful Waterfront -ON the Beach Pajaro Dunes Cypress Grove Retreat is one of the top choices for your stay. This resort is a short 3-minute walk from Monterey Bay, and it offers private balconies and a car service. Pajaro Dunes Vacation Rental is another good option for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Pajaro Dunes, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Pajaro Dunes.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Pajaro Dunes?
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