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Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Berkeley, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved our stay at Monterey Tides. The room was spacious and clean, with a great view of the surf. We could hear the surf day and night and loved it. The staff was so helpful, especially Chelsey. The restaurant is a bit pricey. Our dinner there was fabulous, but the food at breakfast, where we ate three times, was... More 

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Thank Ruth S
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here over the long Thanksgiving weekend. When we first arrived late Wednesday night, we checked in pretty quickly. The room was a little smaller than I'd pictured, but the room seemed recently updated and had a coffee pot with starbucks coffee provided, which is much needed in the morning! We had an oceanfront room, and... More 

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Monterey Park, California
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I would like to say thank you again for the very good accommodations you provided to us. Monterey Tides is a kind of place you can fall into a deep ,deeamy sleep and awake in the morning to the sound of the sea breeze. I surety enjoy every minute of our stay. ManuelRuiz: Monterey Ca.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great stay here. Location is excellent being so close to the beach with amazing views. Enjoyed the bar/lounge area. Rooms were pleasant, clean with comfortable beds. Would definitely recommend this place and hope to return when I am next in the area.

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I love this hotel because it is literally right on the beach. Service and great because Joie de Vivre is known for their hospitality and treating customers and their staff well. Food in the cafe upstairs was good when we went for breakfast. TIP for Bon Fire: I wouldn't pay for the bon fire package though. We... More 

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1 Thank KEEandTif
Houston, Texas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

good hotel, good location. The only down side is when you get your bill, it looks more like your property tax bill with all the things added on to it, including a $25 a day "resort" fee. What is the hell is that?

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible service. Rooms were sub par. Fitness center was from 1985. Front desk staff neither efficient nor friendly. Housekeeping was very late (4:30) and only made the bed- no other cleanup or refresh. This would have been fine at a days inn but not for over $250/night (garden view). The setting is fantastic and the lobby is well appointed but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the minute we checked in to the minute we checked out we experienced five-star luxury, guest service and comfort ! We were upgraded to an ocean view room and the views were absolutely unsurpassed ! Close to all that Monterey has to offer ! I highly recommend this resort to anybody wanting the quintessential California get away !!! Cannot... More 

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San Jose, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing place with an amazing view of the coastline that we Californians have grown to love. This hotel caters to the dog owner also. Not only will you like this hate but your pup will be in heaven also. The room is a little small but I would spend the extra money on a oceanview upgrade!

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights and have enjoyed everything about our stay. One unique experience, and this is for dog owners, this hotel welcomes your dog from the front door with a welcome sign with your dogs name written on it with a big bowl of treat bones and a bowl of water. They also have 3 menu items... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your quintessential California escape awaits at Monterey Tides. Unwind to the hypnotic acoustics of ocean waves, savor fresh fare at Café Beach, our seaside restaurant, dip into our refreshing pool and explore nearby Old Monterey. Enjoy our newly renovated rooms, lobby, Bar Sebastian and pool. Set your wanderlust free. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Address: 2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey, CA 93940-3838 (Formerly Unscripted Monterey Bay)
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: $236 - $481 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre hotel 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:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#11 Green Hotel in Monterey
#15 Business Hotel in Monterey
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“Higher floors would have a better view of the ocean, and also less eye-contact with passersby.”
 of 5 bubbles laurasV2540WE, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are perfect!!!”
 of 5 bubbles manuelruiz2016, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I prefer top level for the views. You can't see the ocean if you are on the ground floor because of the levy wall.”
 of 5 bubbles KEEandTif, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Oceanview is a must you can sleep with the waves crashing !!”
 of 5 bubbles 8rebeccaj, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“definitely go oceanview”
 of 5 bubbles amyo784, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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