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What We Love

  • A newly renovated boutique hotel with a private beach - includes a credit on food and drinksEnjoying bocce on the private beach, followed by a dip in the spacious pool
  • Exploring Cannery Row and Old Fisherman’s Wharf, both 10 minutes away
  • Hopefully spotting a whale, seal, otter or sea lion at one of the local beaches or reserves

What To Know

  • Slow and spotty WiFi
  • Rooms have remote controlled shades and blinds
  • Pet friendly
  • S'mores kits are available for purchase at the front desk


  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
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A laid-back stay at a revamped hotel on a private Monterey Bay beach, with a food-and-drinks credit


When you stay at Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel in Monterey, you’ll be on the beach and close to Del Monte Beach and Fisherman’s Wharf. This beach hotel is within close proximity of Monterey County Fairgrounds and Naval Postgraduate School.


Make yourself at home in one of the 196 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and premium TV channels provides entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and coffee/tea makers, as well as phones with free local calls.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Food & Drink

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel’s restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Monterey? This hotel has 9000 square feet (836 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

How to Get There

Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
2600 Sand Dunes Dr
Monterey, CA 93940 United States


great place
drew e

beautiful hotel with a great oceanic view and the overall service from the front desk personnel to the restaurant staff as well as the houskeeping and security crew showed due diligents in handling there prospective duties

Poor accommodations at The Tides

I was disappointed with the accommodations. My room had a loud buzzing noise coming from the interior walls. I determined that it was the sound of the elevator shaft. I requested another room and fortunately the hotel staff accommodated my room change. I expected the accommodations to be more modern and elegant for the price I paid of $225 per night. There were chips in the furniture. There was a rip in the front window blind. The carpet was worn and frayed. The interior of the elevators were shabby as well. There were scratches and marks on the interior walls of the elevator.

Old Friends

Each time we visit The Monterey Tides it feels like we are welcomed back into a family. The staff goes to great lengths to ensure that my family is taken care of in the best way. And there’s nothing like falling asleep to the sounds of crashing waves against the shore.