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Monterey Beach Dunes Inn

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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...

Thank Pao X
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I travel on business monthly. I stay in high-end and low-end hotels alike, all over California. I hardly ever complain to the front desk about problems with my rooms. I let a lot of stuff go. But this experience took about two hours out of my life, and I ended up having to change hotels. This hotel was formerly The...

Thank Catherine L
San Jose, California
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The room itself was not bad, but the whole place needs a facelift and better management. The back of our shower curtain had some mold on it, and the furniture and fixtures in general look old an worn. The breakfast room looks like a converted storage room, too small for the number of guests and uninviting. We stayed there to...

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 20 September 2016

If you want to read their other reviews, they changed their names from Quality Inn Monterey Beach Dunes. You need to really like the beach to stay here. The hotel is very run down. The breakfast room is a health hazard with food on the floor and peeled eggs in a bowl with nothing to pick them up with so...

Thank Tygfnp1
Santa Rosa, California, United States
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Our room was clean and modern, and everything worked to our satisfaction. I don't think this place deserves some of the flaming bad reviews it got here, but it's nothing special. Easy walk to Marina Beach was plus. Top floor rooms facing the ocean have views and are quietest, but keep in mind there is no elevator. Rooms towards the...

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

It was so terrible. And we gave 225 $ for that thing!!!! Won't recommend this to anyone. The air-conditioning was broken or someone knocked it out by the foot!!! The room was not clean, the garden was a mess, and the breakfast room was.............sorry have no words. I would rather sleep in a tent. Just booked a motel for this...

Thank Marianne L
Patricia f, Guest Relations Manager at Monterey Beach Dunes Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. I sincerely apologize that you were not satisfied with you accommodations. We are going through some changes and we will be slowly upgrading the property. We hope that you will return and give a chance to provide you with accommodations that meet your expectations.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Monterey Beach Dunes Inn

Address: 3280 Dunes Drive, Marina, CA 93933 (Formerly Quality Inn Monterey Beach Dunes)
Region: United States > California > Marina
Price Range: ₹ 5,197 - ₹ 6,817 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Monterey Beach Dunes Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 142
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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.”
 of 5 bubbles kez64, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do yourselves a favor and do not stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles sunjewel258, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are pretty much the same.”
 of 5 bubbles 273annes, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go next door to Best Western or another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles caroll621, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try for a ground floor if you don't like stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles milotian, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
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