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Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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This review could have been a 1 rating if it wasn't for the work of one staff member (Charles) who saved the day. We booked into a Deluxe Ocean View Room for our honeymoon. Check in was slow but it was busy so no issues there. The $25 for parking was a bit of a smack in the face but...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Attractive building on ocean with sweeping views, but hospitality and customer service are not spoken here. Attending weekend retreat, we booked approx. 25 rooms + ate in their restaurants. Being kind to guests is good for business and good business practice. Extra $15 daily room charge for 'services' (unknown what services). King bed with only 1 bedside reading lamp (wall...

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Dillon, Colorado
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Front desk staff was really friendly and helpful. We stayed in a non-view room the first night and then upgraded to an ocean view room. Just book an ocean view room to begin with- it is well worth it. This hotel's best feature is its location- steps from the beach and bike path. We loved that the hotel welcomed dogs...

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Oakland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Last minute getaway. Loved the views, restaurant and bar. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Rooms are a bit on the small side but we would go back. Pool closes early, should be open till at least 11pm. They sell fire/smore kits and you can bonfire right on the beach...loved it.

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Clovis, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Professional staff all the way around. We came to celebrate a birthday. ..we were gifted a complimentary upgrade. ..we found the room to be exceptionally clean. The registration staff presented themselves in a most professional manner all throughout our stay.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife & I came here to relax after a stressful month. Our room was on the ground floor facing the beach. It was great to hear the surf at night. It is conveniently located right off the freeway and 1 exit from Fisherman's Wharf and downtown. The room was great, the bathroom and shower were a great size. The...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were able to share a great sunset in our backyard for the night! I asked my girlfriend to marry me and our dog was able to share the great time together! This is a great home away from home, from the great service and perfect views Monterey tides make any occasion one to share with others and to remember...

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Davis, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel doesn't look much from the outside but is an absolute gem inside!! The room we had was very beautiful and clean. The lounge chairs right in front were the best in the evening! Staff was extremely friendly!

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Puyallup, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel for Spring Break. The rooms were small and constantly damp. The bathroom is SUPER cramped with mold in the shower. The beds were also too soft. Staff was friendly when we could find them. The pool was nicely kept. The lobby was in tip top shape with an amazing view and a pretty good Happy...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the moment I checked in I was so pleased I had chosen this hotel. The staff were friendly, professional and went out of their way to make everything run smoothly. The location is fabulous ...I had read that it's right on the beach, but when I turned the corner to my ocean front room I couldn't believe I was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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 Vizcaino Waterfront Food + Drink, 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: RM779 - RM1,949 (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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