Monterey Beach Dunes Inn

3280 Dunes Drive93933MarinaUSA

About Monterey Beach Dunes Inn

Located off the Cabrillo Highway, the Monterey Beach Dunes Inn places guests within a short walk of Marina State Beach and a 15-minute drive from downtown Monterey. Amenities at this two-star hotel include a heated outdoor pool and hot tub.

Rooms are en-suite and feature desks and coffee makers as well as cable TV and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Facilities at the Monterey Beach Dunes Inn include coin laundry and meeting space. Newspapers in the lobby are free as is on-site parking for guests.

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily. For lunch and dinner, dining options in the area include Kula Ranch Island Steakhouse and Frutti De Mar Grill.

This hotel lies seven miles from Salinas River State Park, within 15 miles of Monterey Bay Aquarium and Point Pinos Lighthouse, and a 40-minute drive from Santa Cruz.


3280 Dunes Drive, 93933, Marina, CA, USA
Telephone: +1(831)3841800 | Fax: +1(831)3845279 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Good location

Guests have plenty of positive things to say about the location of this Marina hotel, finding it easily accessible by car with ample parking. Other highlights for guests have included the proximity of the beach and the selection of stores and dining spots nearby.

Friendly staff

Although guests tend to find the management team a little offhand, the general opinion of the staff is a good one. Guests describe the staff as friendly, welcoming, and happy to help with any issues or questions.

Reasonable value

Not all guests agree but the majority of previous visitors to this hotel have reported that this hotel offers reasonable value for money. The cost of a stay here is typically found to be low in comparison to other hotels in Marina.

Negative Reviews

Rooms could be improved

Only a small number of previous guests have been satisfied with the standard of the accommodation here. On the contrary, whether concerned about cleanliness or examples of poor maintenance, many guests have been disappointed by the quality of the rooms.

Mixed feedback about breakfast

Guests have varied opinions about the standard of breakfast here. Some have enjoyed the offering but others have found the food poor quality and the choice of items limited. The breakfast area is often said to be small and crowded.

Some issues with Wi-Fi

Previous guests have encountered some problems with the Wi-Fi here. For some, the Wi-Fi was inaccessible while others were able to get online but found the connection became unstable in the evenings when more people were in the hotel.

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