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Seaside hotels and places to stay

Monterey Bay Bungalow Near the Ocean
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0.83 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (104 reviews)
Cozy 3 day stay

"We truly enjoyed your home! We were very comfortable and our short 3 day stay felt like home to us. We certainly will consider booking again in the future. The small issues we had were, the gas BBQ wouldn’t heat up, the garage door opener needs a battery and the smallest floor heater doesn’t work. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Monterey Bay Bungalow Near the Ocean
Quiet Ocean View 2 Bed / 2 Bath
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0.38 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Enjoyed our stay

"Very comfortable house. Spacious. Clean. Kitchen well-stocked with basic stuff (utensils, cooking oil, salt, coffee, etc.). Highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

Quiet Ocean View 2 Bed / 2 Bath
A Spectacular View of the Bay!
The price is $730 per night
0.84 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
The house accommodated us all.

"We had 5 couples/families that were accommodated comfortably. One couple had 4 children, and they all were comfortable in the largest bedroom, with an en-suite bathroom. Another family had 2 children, and they were also were comfortable in another large bedroom with their own en-suite. The living ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2020

A Spectacular View of the Bay!
You Will Love This Bright, Cheerful Home With a King Sized bed in Every Room
The price is $250 per night
0.89 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Highly recommend!

"Jasmine's place is absolutely amazing. The hospitality offered by her made us feel very warm and right at home! While there, they are always accessible and provided us with wonderful suggestions for local food, and neighborhood offerings. We had a ten year old with us. She was captivated by the stay ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019

You Will Love This Bright, Cheerful Home With a King Sized bed in Every Room
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Seaside Monterey
2.5 out of 5
1893 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $59 per night
0.18 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (400 reviews)

"Super clean. Love the room feel and the look. Very quiet; would stay again in a heartbeat!"…"

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

SureStay Hotel by Best Western Seaside Monterey
Sand Castle Inn
2 out of 5
1011 La Salle Ave, Seaside, CA
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The price is $55 per night
0.23 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (1,536 reviews)

"I really liked that it was clean and close to different beaches"…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Sand Castle Inn
Pacific Best Inn
2 out of 5
1141 Fremont Boulevard, Seaside, CA
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0.94 mi from city center
3.3/5 (855 reviews)

"The room was great value for the price It was clean. Renovations were recent"…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Pacific Best Inn
Discovery Inn
2 out of 5
1106 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, CA
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The price is $45 per night
1.01 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (564 reviews)

"location close to town, restaurants, Dennys restaurant, bowling alley"…"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2020

Discovery Inn
Sealamp Inn
2 out of 5
2201 Del Monte Blvd, Seaside, CA
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0.57 mi from city center
3/5 (621 reviews)

"It was nice. Parking was difficult. And the guy at the desk couldn’t find my hotes.com reservation, but I was able to make one on the spot anyways. It was good."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Sealamp Inn
Gateway Lodge Motel
1.5 out of 5
1909 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, CA
The price is $61 per night
0.25 mi from city center
3/5 (645 reviews)

"it was just "ok". room was clean. has a microwave but only a few buttons worked. the guy at the front had a very bland personality. took him a little while to get to the front desk at first but wasn't rude."…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

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Visiting Seaside

Travelers to Seaside give high marks for the beaches, must-see aquarium, and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its restaurants and golf courses. Top sights around the area include Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and Dennis the Menace Park.

  • You'll find 440 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Monterey
  • The closest major airport is in Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), 13.1 mi (21.1 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Seaside

The beaches and sunsets highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Fort Ord Dunes State Park, Marina State Beach, and Monterey Bay. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course and California State University Monterey Bay.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 26 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Seaside. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Embassy Suites Monterey Bay - With a stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with an in-room sofa bed. Expedia travelers love its family-friendly amenities and room service.
  • Seaside Inn - Our customers like the dining options and overall value at this motel. Amenities at this 2-star motel include free WiFi and free parking.
  • Holiday Inn Express at Monterey Bay - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and overall value.

Outside the city, popular places to see include Fisherman's Wharf, 2.9 mi/4.6 km from the heart of the city, and Monterey Bay Aquarium, which is 3.3 mi (5.3 km) away.

Dressing for Seaside

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 60°F and the nighttime average to be 41°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 66°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • July through September averages 68°F during the day and 52°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 66°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • About 17.24 inches of rain falls on Seaside each year
  • Hottest months are usually September and August with an average temperature of 67°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 42°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Seaside?
Embassy Suites Monterey Bay is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 8-minute walk from Monterey Bay. Other top choices based on traveler reviews include SureStay Hotel by Best Western Seaside Monterey and Magic Carpet Lodge.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Seaside, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Seaside.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Seaside?
To find more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Seaside, click here.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Seaside?
Based on reviews, Economy Inn Monterey is a popular 1.5-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Econo Lodge Bay Breeze and Embassy Suites Monterey Bay.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to Seaside?
Magic Carpet Lodge is a property with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good options for your stay with the kids include Seaside Inn and Econo Lodge Bay Breeze. Attractions in the area like Monterey Bay Aquarium and Dennis the Menace Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Seaside?
Embassy Suites Monterey Bay is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features cable TV and refrigerators. Another choice for a stay with your sweetheart is Holiday Inn Express at Monterey Bay.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Seaside?
Magic Carpet Lodge is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. Sand Castle Inn is another good option for a stay with your pet.
Where is the best hotel to stay near California State University Monterey Bay?
SpringHill Suites by Marriott The Dunes On Monterey Bay is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located 1.2 mi (2 km) from California State University Monterey Bay. Other good options within a few miles include Howard Johnson by Wyndham Marina at Monterey Bay and Ramada by Wyndham Marina.
What about the best place to stay near Fort Ord Dunes State Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is SpringHill Suites by Marriott The Dunes On Monterey Bay, located 1.3 mi (2 km) from Fort Ord Dunes State Park, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Monterey Tides and Magic Carpet Lodge are a couple of other good options within a few miles.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Seaside?
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Seaside Monterey is a top 3.5-star beach hotel with an indoor pool and free breakfast. Other good options to stay near the beach include Econo Lodge Bay Breeze and SureStay Hotel by Best Western Seaside Monterey. Head to Marina State Beach or Monterey State Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Seaside?
Sand Castle Inn is a favorite property with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish stay, and features free parking and free WiFi.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Seaside?
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Seaside Monterey is a property featuring free breakfast and free parking, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Another good option is Sealamp Inn if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course during your trip.

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