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Welcome to Best Western Beach Dunes Inn!

Monterey, CA hotels are surrounded by the best of California like golden beaches and great dining, and our Marina hotel staff goes above and beyond to make your stay pleasant.

Are you looking for the best hotels near Monterey? Welcome to your home away from home. At our Marina hotel, guests are just a short drive from the best of the city. Were across the street from a state beach, and within a 10 minute drive to Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row and golf courses. As the closest Best Western to Laguna Seca Raceway, speed lovers especially enjoy staying at our property.

Marina, CA hotels also boast the friendliest staff in California. California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is in the neighborhood, and our Marina hotel regularly hosts students, their families and visiting faculty and staff. Business travelers with Dynergy Power Plant in the nearby city also depend on us. The nearby Salinas Sports Complex hosts youth and adult soccer, baseball tournaments and other sporting events. Service men and women with the Naval Post Grad and Defense Language Institute in Monterey also regularly stay with us.

From the Concours de Elegance car show to Pebble Beach, theres always something to do near our Marina hotel. Car and motorcycle races at Laguna Seca are always a blast, and the AT&T Pro Am brings in fans from around the country. Whale watching, deep sea fishing and ocean diving are favorite water activities. Hang-gliding, exploring beaches, mountain biking and walking trails at the Wildlife Preserve are also options.

Near our Marina hotel, guests can enjoy Fishermans Wharf or the quaint town of Carmel while enjoying our affordable prices, the Salinas Air Show and Rodeo, and the Castroville Artichoke Festival. Cycling and running marathons like the Sea Otter Classic and Big Sur Marathon are popular. The Moto GB Superbike Annual Race is another favorite.

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3290 Dunes Road
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00
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3290 Dunes Road
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What's nearby?


  • 8.00 mile(s) from Salinas

  • 8.00 mile(s) from Monterey

  • 14.00 mile(s) from Carmel

  • 31.00 mile(s) from Gilroy

  • 33.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz

  • 38.00 mile(s) from Big Sur

  • 65.00 mile(s) from San Jose

  • 95.00 mile(s) from San Francisco

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Dole Foods

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Dynergy Power Plant

  • 8.00 mile(s) from Diamond Produce

  • 4.00 mile(s) from CSU Monterey Bay, University Monterey Bay, newest of the state universities

  • 10.00 mile(s) from USN Post Graduate School, Naval school

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 610 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 137
Rating: 4 212
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Rating: 2 73
Rating: 1 47

What a trip we had!

19/02/2017 poohbear012,

My husband and I went to Marina for his job, just about anything that could go wrong did, except the hotel. The staff was amazing, even when the power went out because of a storm. The room was nice, ... more

Owner Response
Patricia S, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Beach Dunes Inn, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and I am pleased to read that you will be returning. It is unfortunate when mother nature takes control and inconveniences not only the hotel operation but our guests as well. On behalf of our entire Staff I would like to extend the greatest of gratitude for your patience and understanding. Sincerely, Patricia, CSM

Not the best

17/02/2017 668brittanyt, Roseville, California

I'm not usually picky; however, the bed was extremely hard. Animal hair everywhere. The hair dryer did not work. We got there late and didn't want to deal with people in our room to fix it. Good luck!... more

Owner Response
Patricia S, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Beach Dunes Inn, responded to this review
Dear Guest, I sincerely apologize that the comfort of the bed did not meet your satisfaction and the cleanliness of your room fell short of expectation. We have staff on premise 24 hours a day to provide you with assistance and to remedy any all issues our guests may have. Thank you for your feedback and I hope that you would give our staff another chance to provide you with a more comfortable stay in the future. Sincerely, Patricia - CSM

OK Hotel Room but needs some TLC

13/02/2017 lilizmom, Ventura, California

Stayed one night this past weekend. The service from the front desk was excellent. She was very speedy and courteous. Plenty of parking too. Room was OK - decor is very dark. Beds were comfy and sl... more

Owner Response
Patricia S, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Beach Dunes Inn, responded to this review
Dear Lilizmom, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. I am pleased that the staff and your accommodations met your expectations. However, I am concerned about the issues you experienced in the room. My sincerest apologies that you were not invited to leave your feedback at the desk upon check out. I would like to be able to fix the issues in the room you occupied and invite you to reach out to me at 800-550-0055 so I may obtain additional information from you. Sincerely, Patricia, CSM

great getaway

11/02/2017 kathieh859,

We have look at many hotels in Monterey but couldn't afforded to stay near the water ! The name Best Western means a clean quality safe place to stay We found a hidden treasure, If your looking for ... more


Grandparents, children and grandchildren had a lovely time.

03/02/2017 Nanajanet3, Delhi, California

We had an adjoining room with our children and grandchildren. It was absolutely perfect, and we will definitely be back. There is a beautiful beach in walking/cycling distance. It is a short drive to ... more

Owner Response
Patricia S, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Beach Dunes Inn, responded to this review
We are excited that you were able to enjoy our beautiful location. It is wonderful to have the beach and ocean within walking distance. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your time with us and we look forward to your return