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Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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West Jordan
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff not very knowledgeable. They need better training at the front desk. Didnt have rooms ready, didnt know what was charged on card or held for incidentals. location and cleanliness was great, which made the experience better

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San Ramon
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Your staff is professional, polite and friendly. The hotel property is old, tired and doesn't look or feel clean. The rooms facing the ocean are dark, dank, and drafty. It was a miserable sleeping experience. I checked out after one night from what was to be a two night stay, and went to the Monterey Bay hotel to finish my...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

rooms are very small and very load, they charge a $25 resort fee and I am not sure what that is for, there wasn't even a blow dryer or tissue in the room and the TV was spotty and the remote didn't work. i was glad we were only there 1 day. The elevator was also super slow and full...

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Lodi, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best place to unwind, Never an issue any problems are handled in a respectable and timely manner, all the Staff are Professional! Thank you Armondo (waiter) a true Gentelmen with a kind heart who is proud & enjoys his job in turn he passes his great service onto his Customers we anticipate his great Service Thank You for taking care...

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Stockton
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was okay. The renovations were not all that. Only thing changes was the room colors and the down grade of the bathrooms. The hotel needs a face lift and more parking. I wouldn't return. I prefer the hotel how it use to be 10 years ago.

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Oakland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I felt that I had a ture Monterey experience complete with a bonfire and excellent seating on the patio deck. The heat lamps were working well making the outside night experience a memorable one. The smore's experience was fun and served the enhance the total beach experience. The appetizers that were served by the waiters were plentiful as well as...

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Roseville, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My father is 90 years old and we are both disabled. The only elevators in the building was 150 strides from the 4th floor room assigned to us at the extreme end of the building. My fault, I asked if there were elevators, but did not ask to be close to one. Unknown to me, one elevator was broken and...

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Union City
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Business Conference Everything was very good. The only thing I would recommend is updating and/or keeping the ladies bathroom cleaner. It wasn't clean and the paper towel dispenser was broken. The bar area servers could have been a little more attentive; the menu could have been a little better designed. Other than that, this lace was great.

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Sioux City, Iowa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was a nice beachside hotel. We had an oceanfront room on the 3rd floor, and were delighted to be able watch dolphins swimming by. The lobby and bar were great, and the restaurant was excellent. Our room, although a little on the small side for the price, was clean and functional. We didn't have any complaints, and would stay...

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Sparks, Nevada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel is nicely situated, with direct access to the beach. It is nice that pets are allowed. We felt that the rooms were small for the price. Beds were comfortable. Restaurant had a small selection and was a bit pricey. Service was great, and we saw lots of Whale spouts from the window.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • 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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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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 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: $221 - $567 (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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“Avoid rooms under dining, conference, and bar areas as they will prevent peaceful enjoyment and sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles kcfuerst, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I stayed on the bottom floor, easy access to fire pits and beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 474wmh, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“recommend oceanfront room.”
 of 5 bubbles peterpolly, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view is definitely worth it”
 of 5 bubbles nichlo12, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Oceanfront only unless you are on a budget. The rooms have privacy shades so you are not in a fishbowl if you want to watch the waves”
 of 5 bubbles GreekamericanMom, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
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