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Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Clovis
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy to locate and the resort is right on the beach. The rooms are very nice and the staff are very friendly and helpful. I accidentally locked my safe and maintenance came quickly to open it. The food served at conference was very well prepared.

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Kalamazoo, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Monterey Tides provides a great oceanfront venue. The oceanfront rooms provide the sights and sounds of the Pacific. The recently remodeled rooms are decent and the staff are friendly. The main reason to stay here though is to enjoy the ocean.

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Thank William F
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We enjoyed our stay here. The room was very nice. The location is wonderful. We were on the ground floor, which made it easier with our suitcases. I am really glad we booked an ocean view room, there is not much landscaping on the other side of the building. The restaurant was too expensive to use daily. I would recommend...

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Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This redone hotel set right on the Pacific was a great find. Rooms were clean and updated. Restaurant was nice but food was just so so. GREAT lounge and sunset watching. Pool and hot tub were nice and location & price cannot be beat.

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california, US
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Love the location: down at a beach, fantastic views of Monterey bay and Monterey, away from town crowds, yet an easy ride to Monterey, Carmel, or any other attractions. The hotel was quite underwhelming, and we have no intention to come back. Our room was uncomfortably small (ocean view, 3rd floor), with a tiny bathroom. Interior/ exterior: just a sad...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was in room 204, for a two-night stay. My second trip in 6 months to this little gem. What a beautiful, breath-taking view, the only beach front hotel for miles. The sound of the surf is your background to everything. The lobby lounge and upper floor restaurant are convenient and good. Love this place!!

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Boston
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed one night while traveling down the coast. The weather was terrible but the staff and atmosphere made up for it!!! We really enjoyed our stay! The view is fantastic, food was great and we loved hearing the ocean at night!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location of Monterey Tides is perfect. Ocean waves are right outside your window and you can hear the waves all night long. I could sit and watch the waves all night long. Besides being on the beach, the other aspect of the hotel's perfect location was the fact it was not in Monterey itself. This distance from the city...

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General M, General Manager at Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

John D, THIS IS GREAT! Thanks so much for sharing your visit and glad to hear that we could provide such a relaxing experience. We love our location and views just as much as you do. Come back and visit us again soon! Cheers, Brent M. GM, Monterey Tides

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for a night when en route from LA to SF, the hotel looks very unpromising, almost derelict from the outside but has been restored and modernised inside with excellent communal spaces. It's situated right on the seafront and there's large picture windows in the lobby and restaurant from which to watch the waves crashing on to the beach. Rooms...

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General M, General Manager at Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Mark K, Thanks so much for staying with us and sharing your Superb review! I love that you had such a great stay with us and look forward to you coming back! Thanks again, Brent M. GM, Monterey Tides

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked five nights and left after four. The location is the only good thing to say about the Tides. Our room had an ocean view which you couldn't fully enjoy as we had a busy corridor along the front. Our room was dark and dingy, the TV and heater didn't work. We had breakfast in the restaurant which...

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General M, General Manager at Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Nikki M, I am so sorry that you didnt enjoy your experience while you were here. It sounds like we had some major misses in your room and at the hotel and as you can see from other reviews, this is not us at all. If you are up for it, send me an email as I would like to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $212 - $537 (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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“Ask for the ocean view rooms, the surf sound is loud, so bring earplugs if that's not your jam”
 of 5 bubbles FillmoreFan, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't bother”
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“Ask for high floor and ocean view.”
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