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Monterey Beach Dunes Inn

PricelineUSD 96*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We stayed at this location a few years ago and sad to say that it has seen better times. An upgrade definitely is in order. However, the price is right and we love the location due to its close accesss to the State Beach Park. Be aware that the beach boardwalk is closed to the public due to conservation issues....

Thank AlamedaYankeegal
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

First impression was not bad, we could hear waves crashing in the background, reminiscent of my youth. I'm a north coast boy. Then noticed stains on bed spread. Iron left black specks on my shirt but I was able to brush them off, phew. Upon waking I went to make coffee and found grounds in the basket and old coffee...

Thank Howard H
Patricia S, Guest Relations Manager at Monterey Beach Dunes Inn, responded to this review

Dear Howard H, We sincerely apologize for the lack of cleanliness you experienced while a guest with us. Please be assured that we will address this issue with the staff in hopes to detour this from happening in the future. We appreciate you taking the time to review your recent stay with us and we are pleased to read that...

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I've stayed here a few times over the last year, but not by choice. My company uses the CLC program, which limits our choice of where we can stay. Even though a refrigerator is listed on the CLC site, the front desk states that they do not advertise refrigerators, and only have a couple throughout the site, so DO NOT...

Thank James C
Patricia S, Guest Relations Manager at Monterey Beach Dunes Inn, responded to this review

Dear James C, We appreciate you taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We apologize that you have limited hotel choices due to the lodging program your company uses. We have limited rooms with refrigerators and one is available upon request. It is true that there are no microwaves in the rooms but there is one in...

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The first thing is I was in room 1:39 and they were two spiders and that is not good. When I checked in I had called previously before my check in and ask I have a page of the fax do you charge for a fax and the reply was no so I checked in and then got my paperwork...

Thank michael d
Patricia S, Guest Relations Manager at Monterey Beach Dunes Inn, responded to this review

We apologize for the lack of communication and/or the miscommunication from the Staff. We do not charge for an outgoing fax but we do charge for receiving a fax and copying. I also want to apologize that there were spiders in your room we will discuss the importance of re-checking the rooms between guests. We do want to thank you...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Stayed here during Thanksgiving, and had a great experience. The place is not in Monterey, but in Marina. It's walking distance to the Marina State Beach, which is beautiful. Bonus points for the super hot heated pool. It was worth it to brave the cold at night for a hot swim. The breakfast provided is ok. Good to nibble on...

Thank eydie930
Patricia S, Guest Relations Manager at Monterey Beach Dunes Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are pleased to read that we were able to provide you with an enjoyable stay and that you were able to take advantage of our quiet location within walking distance from Marina State Beach. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we look forward to your return

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Booked 3 rooms as were travelling as a party of 6 to break journey between LA & San Francisco. We requested quiet rooms away from Highway noise as had read previous reviews suggesting this could disturb you. The receptionist was lovely and welcoming. We were given 3 rooms 2 next to each other & 3rd room just next door but...

Thank kez64
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This place was old, dirty and dilapidated. We couldn't even have hot water to make a cup of tea! Staff were unfriendly and did not want to help us. Would not stay here if it was the last hotel around. Would NOT recommend it. Traffic noise from the highway was noisy and we could hear people in the room next...

Thank sunjewel258
Sebastopol, California
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Nice simple hotel in the Monterey area. Not far from all the tourist attractions without having to pay the Monterey high prices. The complex is old but generally well maintained. Rooms are simple, dated but clean and quiet. Nothing to rave about but nice and simple and a good value for the area.

Thank Jack P
Reviewed 16 November 2016

So, I book a room for six. I had more than expected coming with me. Manager says she can't book us in the six persons room, but didn't offer to give us an additional room. She couldn't work with Priceline to get us situated. It is around midnight or so. It was cold and windy, my knee had been acting...

1Thank Pao X
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This is the worst hotel That I visited . So bad I didn't even end up staying there on a vacation to California . The general manager was rude and quite nasty while trying in vain to protect her receptionist. When I asked the receptionist why there was a sign stipulating there is a possibility of chemicals causing cancer birth...

Thank Kenny B

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Monterey Beach Dunes Inn

Address: 3280 Dunes Rd, Marina, CA 93933-2005 (Formerly Quality Inn Monterey Beach Dunes)
Region: United States > California > Marina
Price Range: $115 - $370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Monterey Beach Dunes Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Monterey Beach Dunes Hotel Marina
Quality Inn Marina
Marina Quality Inn
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“choose a room facing away from highway.”
kez64, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do yourselves a favor and do not stay here!”
sunjewel258, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are pretty much the same.”
273annes, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go next door to Best Western or another hotel.”
caroll621, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try for a ground floor if you don't like stairs.”
milotian, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
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