BEST WESTERN BEACH DUNES INN

3290 Dunes Dr., Marina, CA 93933 United States (USA)
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2.5 Star Beach Hotel in Monterey County
36.70036-121.80478
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3.5/ 5

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  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 83.3%!
  • 84 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 pm
  • Check out: 11:00 am
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10

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Local Attractions

Marina State Beach across the street, 4 mi. CSU Monterey Bay, 6 mi. Moss Landing, 9 mi. Laguna Seca Mazda Raceway, 15 mi. Monterey Bay Aquarium and Fisherman's Wharf, 20 mi. from Pebble Beach and Carmel

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Summary of 534 verified reviews

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67
Poor

Fair beach hotel. Beach nearby. Fair breakfast prices. Friendly atmosphere.

“Easy walk to the beach” “Beautiful sunset”

Great Beach Hotel Top 12% in city

Good to know

  • Beach nearby

    “Next to sand dunes” “Within walking distance to the beach”

  • Noisy

    “Noisy construction” “Banging noises”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Thin walls” “Broken springs”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Old towel” “No sink”

Review highlights

Beach

98/100
106 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Next to sand dunes” “Easy walk to the beach” “Within walking distance to the beach”

Location

91/100
202 reviews

Great location. Good for shopping and excursions with easy access to the beach. Convenient car access and well-priced parking. Average parking.

“Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner” “Fantastic location”

Service

80/100
145 reviews

Service and reception relatively professional and friendly but housekeeping is not great.

“Staff was friendly and helpful” “Desk staff friendly” “Great staff”

Breakfast

69/100
121 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

“Eggs soggy” “Solid complimentary breakfast” “Nice breakfest”

Food

62/100
33 reviews

Food is fine, with excellent desserts.

“Spacious buffet line” “Fresh baked cookies” “Crammed eating area”

Cleanliness

59/100
149 reviews

Room and bathroom cleanliness is lacking. Clean hotel facilities.

“Clean facility” “Stained sheets” “Hairs on the towels”

Comfort

57/100
148 reviews

Large rooms with average comfort and standard beds. Small bathrooms, noisy rooms, and terrible A/C.

“Spacious accommodations” “No noise insulation” “Air conditioner noisy”

Room

46/100
271 reviews

Beds are fine, but rooms are old and badly maintained with inferior furnishing. Large, moderately clean rooms, and decent views. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms. Terrible kitchenettes, minibars, TV's, and A/C.

“Ice machine was broken” “Hairs on the towels” “Dirty fridge”

Vibe

36/100
46 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area. Awesome for a beach holiday.

“Older facility” “Old towel” “No elevator”

Wellness

36/100
11 reviews

Poor wellness & sports facilities.

“Hot tub out of order” “Hot tub was cold”

WiFi

33/100
26 reviews

WiFi's cheap, but poor quality.

“No signal” “Internet did not work” “Wi fi connection didn't work”

Pool

22/100
18 reviews

Bad pool.

“Jacuzzi was not working” “No swimming pool” “Lack of pool”

Good to know

  • Fair breakfast prices

    “Including eggs” “Complimentary breakfast”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Older facility” “Noisy construction”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Clean facility” “Clean hotel”

  • Bad pool

    “Jacuzzi was not working” “No swimming pool”

Review highlights

Beach

98/100
31 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Next to sand dunes” “Easy walk to the beach” “Within walking distance to the beach”

Location

91/100
53 reviews

Excellent location near the beach with acceptable parking.

“Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner” “Fantastic location”

Service

78/100
24 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was friendly and helpful” “Desk staff friendly” “Great staff”

Breakfast

69/100
38 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

“Eggs soggy” “Solid complimentary breakfast” “Nice breakfest”

Cleanliness

62/100
42 reviews

Room and bathroom cleanliness is lacking. Clean hotel facilities.

“Clean facility” “Toilet overflowed” “Stained sheets”

Comfort

59/100
32 reviews

Large rooms with average comfort and standard beds. Noisy rooms and tiny bathrooms.

“No noise insulation” “Air conditioner noisy” “Broken springs”

Food

59/100
7 reviews

Food is all right.

“Spacious buffet line” “Restaurant across the street” “Great waffles”

Room

51/100
66 reviews

Large, reasonably clean rooms and comfortable beds. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms. Room need better maintenance, and minibars are not great.

“Spacious accommodations” “Ice machine was broken” “Stained sheets”

WiFi

35/100
7 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No signal” “Internet did not work” “Wi fi connection didn't work”

Vibe

34/100
13 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Older facility” “Old towel” “No elevator”

Pool

20/100
9 reviews

Bad pool.

“Jacuzzi was not working” “No swimming pool” “Lack of pool”

Good to know

  • Good accessibility by car

    “Close access to the freeway” “Close to freeway”

  • Noisy

    “Noisy construction” “Banging noises”

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly helpful staff” “Desk staff friendly”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Thin walls” “Broken springs”

Review highlights

Beach

98/100
17 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Next to sand dunes” “Easy walk to the beach” “Within walking distance to the beach”

Location

93/100
38 reviews

Great location with good access by car. Beach nearby.

“Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner” “Fantastic location”

Service

80/100
23 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was friendly and helpful” “Desk staff friendly” “Great staff”

Breakfast

72/100
15 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Solid complimentary breakfast” “Nice breakfest” “Good choice of breakfast items”

Amenities

52/100
8 reviews

Ordinary amenities.

“Handicap parking spaces convenient to” “Clean facility” “Older property”

Cleanliness

52/100
22 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Clean facility” “Soiled sheets” “Dirty fridge”

Comfort

51/100
30 reviews

Overall comfort is OK and rooms are large, yet noisy with poor beds.

“Spacious accommodations” “No noise insulation” “Air conditioner noisy”

Room

37/100
47 reviews

Poorly-maintained rooms, unpleasant bathrooms, and bad beds. Rooms spacious and relatively tidy.

“Ice machine was broken” “Hairs on the towels” “Dirty fridge”

Vibe

34/100
7 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Older facility” “Old towel” “No elevator”

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was friendly and helpful” “Desk staff friendly”

  • Room is not nice

    “Ice machine was broken” “Hairs on the towels”

  • Great location

    “Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner”

Review highlights

Location

92/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner” “Fantastic location”

Service

78/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was friendly and helpful” “Desk staff friendly” “Great staff”

Room

42/100
7 reviews

Room is not nice.

“Ice machine was broken” “Hairs on the towels” “Dirty fridge”

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner”

  • Room is not nice

    “Ice machine was broken” “Hairs on the towels”

Review highlights

Location

90/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner” “Fantastic location”

Cleanliness

59/100
4 reviews

Quite clean.

“Clean facility” “Soiled sheets” “Dirty fridge”

Room

47/100
6 reviews

Room is not nice.

“Ice machine was broken” “Hairs on the towels” “Dirty fridge”

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  • Spacious rooms

    “Spacious accommodations” “Big bed”

Review highlights

Location

92/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner” “Fantastic location”

Comfort

58/100
6 reviews

Rooms are big and moderately comfortable.

“No noise insulation” “Air conditioner noisy” “No rollaway”

Room

45/100
7 reviews

Spacious, yet somewhat poor rooms.

“Ice machine was broken” “Hairs on the towels” “Dirty fridge”

Good to know

  • Beach nearby

    “Next to sand dunes” “Within walking distance to the beach”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Thin walls” “Broken springs”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Old towel” “No sink”

  • Poor beds

    “No ear plugs” “Broken springs”

Review highlights

Beach

98/100
102 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Next to sand dunes” “Easy walk to the beach” “Within walking distance to the beach”

Location

90/100
190 reviews

Great location. Good for shopping and excursions with easy access to the beach. Good car access, but so-so parking.

“Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner” “Fantastic location”

Service

79/100
139 reviews

Service and reception relatively professional and friendly but housekeeping is not great.

“Staff was friendly and helpful” “Desk staff friendly” “Great staff”

Breakfast

68/100
113 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

“Eggs soggy” “Solid complimentary breakfast” “Nice breakfest”

Cleanliness

58/100
143 reviews

Room and bathroom cleanliness is lacking. Clean hotel facilities.

“Carpet cleaned” “Clean facility” “Stained sheets”

Comfort

55/100
138 reviews

Comfortable. Noisy rooms, tiny bathrooms, uncomfortable beds, and terrible A/C.

“Spacious accommodations” “No noise insulation” “Air conditioner noisy”

Amenities

53/100
56 reviews

Uninspiring entrance area with decent amenities and outdated facilities.

“Lots of stairs” “Handicap parking spaces convenient to” “Older facility”

Room

46/100
257 reviews

Rooms could use some maintenance and updating with bad furniture and subpar beds. Decent rooms and views. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms. Terrible kitchenettes, minibars, TV's, and A/C.

“Ice machine was broken” “Hairs on the towels” “Dirty fridge”

Vibe

36/100
43 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Older facility” “Old towel” “No elevator”

Wellness

36/100
11 reviews

Poor wellness & sports facilities.

“Hot tub out of order” “Hot tub was cold”

WiFi

31/100
22 reviews

WiFi's cheap, but poor quality.

“No signal” “Internet did not work” “Wi fi connection didn't work”

Pool

25/100
15 reviews

Bad pool.

“Jacuzzi was not working” “No swimming pool” “Lack of pool”

Good to know

  • Fair breakfast prices

    “Including eggs” “Complimentary breakfast”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Older facility” “Noisy construction”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Clean facility” “Clean hotel”

  • Bad pool

    “Jacuzzi was not working” “No swimming pool”

Review highlights

Beach

98/100
28 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Next to sand dunes” “Easy walk to the beach” “Within walking distance to the beach”

Location

91/100
50 reviews

Excellent location near the beach with acceptable parking.

“Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner” “Fantastic location”

Service

78/100
23 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was friendly and helpful” “Desk staff friendly” “Great staff”

Breakfast

69/100
35 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

“Eggs soggy” “Solid complimentary breakfast” “Nice breakfest”

Cleanliness

62/100
40 reviews

Room and bathroom cleanliness is lacking. Clean hotel facilities.

“Clean facility” “Soiled sheets” “Stained carpet”

Food

60/100
6 reviews

Food is all right.

“Spacious buffet line” “Awesome restaurant” “Great waffles”

Comfort

59/100
31 reviews

Large rooms with average comfort and standard beds. Noisy rooms and tiny bathrooms.

“Spacious accommodations” “No noise insulation” “Air conditioner noisy”

Room

51/100
62 reviews

Large, reasonably clean rooms and comfortable beds. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms. Room need better maintenance, and minibars are not great.

“Spacious accommodations” “Ice machine was broken” “Soiled sheets”

WiFi

35/100
7 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No signal” “Internet did not work” “Wi fi connection didn't work”

Vibe

33/100
12 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Older facility” “Old towel” “No elevator”

Pool

20/100
8 reviews

Bad pool.

“Jacuzzi was not working” “No swimming pool” “Lack of pool”

Good to know

  • Good accessibility by car

    “Close access to the freeway” “Close to freeway”

  • Noisy

    “Noisy construction” “Banging noises”

  • Poor beds

    “No ear plugs” “Broken springs”

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly helpful staff” “Desk staff friendly”

Review highlights

Beach

98/100
16 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Next to sand dunes” “Easy walk to the beach” “Within walking distance to the beach”

Location

92/100
35 reviews

Great location with good access by car. Beach nearby.

“Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner” “Fantastic location”

Service

80/100
22 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was friendly and helpful” “Desk staff friendly” “Great staff”

Breakfast

71/100
13 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Solid complimentary breakfast” “Nice breakfest” “Good choice of breakfast items”

Cleanliness

52/100
21 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Hotel room clean” “Clean facility” “Toilet overflowed”

Comfort

51/100
28 reviews

Overall comfort is OK and rooms are large, yet noisy with poor beds.

“Spacious accommodations” “No noise insulation” “Air conditioner noisy”

Amenities

51/100
7 reviews

Ordinary amenities.

“Handicap parking spaces convenient to” “Clean facility” “Stairs closest”

Room

37/100
45 reviews

Poorly-maintained rooms, unpleasant bathrooms, and bad beds. Rooms spacious and relatively tidy.

“Ice machine was broken” “Hairs on the towels” “Dirty fridge”

Vibe

34/100
7 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Older facility” “Old towel” “No elevator”

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner”

  • Room is not nice

    “Ice machine was broken” “Hairs on the towels”

Review highlights

Location

90/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner” “Fantastic location”

Cleanliness

59/100
4 reviews

Quite clean.

“Clean facility” “Stained sheets” “Stained carpet”

Room

47/100
6 reviews

Room is not nice.

“Ice machine was broken” “Hairs on the towels” “Dirty fridge”

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was friendly and helpful” “Desk staff friendly”

  • Room is not nice

    “Ice machine was broken” “Hairs on the towels”

  • Great location

    “Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner”

Review highlights

Location

92/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Next to sand dunes” “Stores just around the corner” “Fantastic location”

Service

78/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was friendly and helpful” “Desk staff friendly” “Great staff”

Room

42/100
7 reviews

Room is not nice.

“Ice machine was broken” “Hairs on the towels” “Dirty fridge”

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Customer Reviews of Best Western Beach Dunes Inn

3.5 out of 5.Based on 457 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

The Best Western Beach Dunes Inn offers a quiet and beautiful setting at the gateway to the Monterey Peninsula and all of its varied attractions. Located steps from the ocean through the famous Monterrey Dunes, our guests may walk along miles of unspoiled beaches and wildlife preserves.Monterey Bay, Fisherman's Wharf, Cannery Row are only a ten-minute drive. The spectacular 17 Mile Drive and the world famous Pebble Beach Golf Course, is just a short 15 minutes away.For our guests who enjoy motor sports of all kinds, Laguna Seca Raceway is 10 minutes away! Divers of all skill levels are a few miles from the renowned wonders of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.The Best Western Beach Dunes Inn offers a complimentary continental breakfast to all of our guests, free HBO®, ample free parking and a friendly, knowledgeable staff to help make all of our guests have a wonderful stay!Pet Friendly rooms available for stays prior to January 31, 2009.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 pm
Check Out:11:00 am
Year of Last Renovation:2003
Floors:2
Rooms:84
Corridors:All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:84
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:0
Meeting Rooms:0
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
TBD with each group booking
Nightly Parking:0.00
Total Taxes:10.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.85 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.

  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television

Airport & Shuttle Information

Monterey Peninsula Airport 15 miles

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

About Best Western International

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  • 3 hotel types: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premiere
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premiere gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western International highlights above are subject to change without notice.

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