Monterey Tides - Ex Unscripted Hotel

ex. Best Western Beach Resort

2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey, United States, 93940-3838  show map
 3 stars
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Monterey Tides - Ex Unscripted Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Private beach

Beach access

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Overview

Situated steps away from the pebble beach, the 3-star Monterey Tides - Ex Unscripted offers a panoramic view over Monterey Bay. Renovated in 2008, the business hotel has welcomed guests since 1967.

Many Monterey sights, including Presidio of Monterey Museum, Museum of Monterey and Cannery Row are 10 minutes' drive from the hotel. You can see Golden State Theatre, La Mirada and San Carlos Cathedral only 3.3km from the property.

Monterey Tides - Ex Unscripted lies within 5 minutes’ drive to Monterey Peninsula airport.

Rooms

The hotel's quiet rooms are appointed with a laptop-size safe, iHome, LCD flat-screen TV, a writing desk and Wi-Fi. They are equipped with a fridge and coffee/tea makers.

Eat & Drink

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Business travelers can make use of internet connection, a conference room and a business center offered by the hotel.

Relax

The hotel spoils guests with a Jacuzzi and a hot tub along with such activities as sailing, golf and mountain biking.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   196.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Sound docking station
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  4 am

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Monterey Tides - Ex Unscripted Hotel Monterey location
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Hotel Address:

2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey, United States, 93940-3838

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City Center
  • Monterey
    3.1km
Airports
  • Bus stop
    500 m
Restaurants
  • Cafe Beach (cuisine: American)
    20 m
  • Starbucks
    440 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  4 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    196

Rooms and availability

Monterey Tides - Ex Unscripted Premium Double RoomMonterey Tides - Ex Unscripted Premium Double Room Hotel information
Premium Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed
Size: 20m2
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Featuring an ocean view and free WiFi, this room includes air conditioning and heating, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an electronics charging station, a coffee machine, and a refrigerator. The en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer, free toiletries, and two bathrobes.

Room facilities
    Double Room
    Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Queen Size beds or Double Bed
    Size: 20m2
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Featuring a garden view and free WiFi, this room includes air conditioning and heating, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an electronics charging station, a coffee machine, and a refrigerator. The en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer, free toiletries, and two bathrobes.

    Room facilities
      Monterey Tides - Ex Unscripted Family Double RoomMonterey Tides - Ex Unscripted Family Double RoomMonterey Tides - Ex Unscripted Family Double Room Hotel information
      Family Double Room
      Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds
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      • Air conditioning
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      Garden View Two Queen Beds - Double (Family Plan)

      Room facilities
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        Deluxe Room
        Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds or King Size bed or Double Bed
        Size: 20m2
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Deluxe Ocean One King - Double

        Room facilities
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          Deluxe First-Floor Double Room
          Bed type: King Size bed
          Size: 20m2
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          Featuring an ocean view and free WiFi, this room includes air conditioning and heating, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an electronics charging station, a coffee machine, and a refrigerator. The en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer, free toiletries, and two bathrobes.

          Room facilities
            Deluxe Family Double Room
            Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds
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            Deluxe Ocean Two Queen Beds - Double (Family Plan)

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Monterey Tides - Ex Unscripted Hotel Monterey location
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            Hotel Address:

            2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey, United States, 93940-3838

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Monterey
              3.1km
            Airports
            • Bus stop
              500 m
            Restaurants
            • Cafe Beach (cuisine: American)
              20 m
            • Starbucks
              440 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  4 am
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              196

            Monterey Tides - Ex Unscripted Location

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            Amusement

            • Lincoln Lanes - 1.6km

            Parks

            • Marina Parks and Recreation Dept - 2.4km
            • Monterey Veteran's Memorial PK - 2.5km
            • Parks and Recreation Dist Office - 2.7km

            Halls

            Universities, Institutes

            Air business related

            • Monterey Peninsula Airport - 2.9km

            Oceanfront Areas

            Local Attractions

            • Dennis the Menace Park - 2.9km
              Pearl Street and Camino El Estero, Monterey
            • Museum of Monterey - 3.2km
              5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey
            • Monterey County Youth Museum - 3.3km
              425 Washington Street, Monterey
            • Jacks Peak County Park - 3.0km
              25020 Jacks Peak Park Road, Monterey
            • La Mirada - 3.3km
              720 Via Mirada, Monterey

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Cafe Beach - 20 m

              Address: 2600 Sand Dunes Dr
              Phone: 831-899-4544

              77% likes this, based on 51 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: CAD 15 - CAD 38

            • Jim's Chinese Restaurant - 550 m

              Address: 1584 Del Monte Blvd
              Phone: 831-394-5117

              64% likes this, based on 28 reviews
              Cuisine: Chinese

            • Noodles Bar - 590 m

              Address: 1944 Fremont Blvd
              Phone: 831-392-0210

              84% likes this, based on 15 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian, Thai, Vietnamese
              Price Range: CAD 5 - CAD 15

            • Starbucks - 440 m

              Address: 1504 Canyon Del Rey
              Phone: 8313931835

              75% likes this, based on 35 reviews

            • Ichi-Riki Japanese Restaurant - 550 m

              Address: 1603 Del Monte Blvd
              Phone: 831-394-7733

              60% likes this, based on 38 reviews
              Cuisine: Japanese

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  4 am
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              196
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            • Seaside hotels - 7km
            • Carmel Valley hotels - 20km
            • Pebble Beach hotels - 6km
            • Big Sur hotels - 40km
            • Salinas hotels - 23km
            • Aptos hotels - 42km

            Monterey Tides - Ex Unscripted Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Monterey Tides - Ex Unscripted

            Average guest rating

            6.8out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 42 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            9.0
            Value
            2.0

            Individual guest reviews

            • Family with children
              7.4

              The Hotel is in a fantastic location and with reasonable rates and a good restaurant. Good for families.

              My daughter cut her foot in the Hot Tub, which has some chipped tiles in it. I had expected some compensation, even a toy or something for her, but nothing.

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              Convenient access highway 1, Monterey (Cannery Row, Fisherman's Wharf, etc.), basically all local attractions, etc. Right on the beach which we enjoyed walking the three mornings we were there.

              Charging for parking, which seems to be the thing in Monterey.

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              We (husband & myself) stay here 2-3 times a year. Absolute best location for beach/swimming/food. 3-5 mi. drive to Fisherman's Wharf or Cannery Row for day trips. Just slightly farther to Carmel. If you just want to veg-out this is the place! Stay all day on the beach,or in room w/great ocean view & order room service. Sit in the bar w/ocean view, or by the fireplace.

              Cheap toilet paper, could be cleaner, but all in all a great place to stay.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              Great location great ocean views very nice lobby, great food in restaurant

              Had to wait 2hours to get our.room

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              I liked the veiw and the beach access being so close. I love them being pet friendly. I wil return with my pet.

              The snack machines did not work, and the coke machine said it was a $1.50, but did not give change. This is no big deal, there are lots of places close by to get snacks.

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              Friendly staff, close to beach.

              It lacks security being its proximity right on the beach where as anybody can enter the Hotel without being checked by security.

            • Family with children
              4.6

              Location is really on the beach, so "ocean view" rooms are very near the beach. Unfortunately the weather was cloudly and w edidn't enjoy the ocean view so much.

              Small room with mildew smell; the added bed for our son was a camp bed, dusty and with ripped linen. Water bottles too expensives.

            • Family with children
              10.0

              the location and ambiente

              The restaurant was cloosed

            • Group of friends
              9.6

              The hotel receptionists was very helpful and welcoming during our one night stay. Location was on the beach which was beautiful. That's what I loved most about it, particularly after a hectic fortnight of travelling. A great place to chill out before returning home to England. It was my first time being beside the Pacific Ocean! Rooms were comfortable and clean. The swimming pool area is sheltered by hotel from the wind and felt warm (but didn't go in the water). Being on the northern edge of Monterey it was a long walk down the beach towards the town and waterfront - you need transport if you want to go into town for measl or nightlife.

            • Couple
              10.0

              I think the design of the rooms match the excellent location of the hotel. Also, they have taken into consideration of supplying amenties such as decking chairs to take advantage of its excellent location.

              I did think the cost of food at the restaurant was a little expensive especially when guests don't want to venture out and just want to eat dinner in a less formal way.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              Every thing met expectations. Service was great.

            • Older travelers
              5.8

              The lobby area with seating and view were very nice.

              The rooms were small and had a mildew smell to them. They were not all ADA compliant which made it difficult when you're traveling with handicapped family members. The food and service at the cafe was also not good for the cost.

            • Couple
              6.6

              I liked how they were on the beach, but it was unfortunate we had dreary weather and couldn't enjoy the view.

              I had heard great things about this hotel, and I found it to be just fair. The staff was great, so no complaints there at all. We had chosen a garden room, and that equated to having a potted plant in-between our door and the plexi-glass barrier to the hotel. Obviously they have no control over the loud children in the pool, but it was noisy where we were located. It may be me, but I have issues with hair and mold spots in bathrooms, and I found a number of hairs and such in the corners of the bathroom (which was very small) so I was a bit queasy. The bed was very uncomfortable, and we were woken up very early in the morning by someone banging on a door close by with a loud walky-talky, so I'm not sure what happen (but it wasn't a joyful wakeup personally). I've never stayed in a BW in the US, but I have stayed in BWs in various locations in France and they were pretty nice, so it being an American chain I expected the rooms and such to be a bit nicer. I don't plan on going back to Monterey, but I still wouldn't chose to stay there unless the room rate was reasonable in comparison to other hotels. Needless to say I was very happy to leave.

            • Family with children
              7.4

              Comfortable beds. Great ocean view.

              There was an error in our booking though this site, whereby I selected a double room with two double beds (as we had our two children with us) but this request got lost in translation and we ended up with a room with only one double bed. This meant we had to move to the either side of the hotel, away from the ocean view. The receptionist (who wasn't in the least apologetic about this) "kindly volunteered" that we'd only have to pay the going rate for this new room, but could upgrade the following night to our original room at the increased tariff. We negotiated a discount for the incvonvenience, although I think it should have been offered, not asked for. I also thought it very poor that guests are charged to use the hotel's carpark. Yes, it's in a prime ocean- front location, but surely a simple token in the windscreen should suffice to show which cars belong to guests and which are beach-goers.

            • Couple
              8.8

              Incredibly easy to find if you're coming from out of town. The hotel is right on the beach so an ocean view room is exactly that! Restaurant onsite offers plenty of variety.

              Our room was quite small with an odd motel bathroom set up (I.E. wash basin and mirror in an annex in the main room). Secure parking isn't secure. Despite a barrier all cars are automatically given entry or exit access. Service in the breakfast restaurant was slow.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Monterey Tides - Ex Unscripted Hotel Monterey location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey, United States, 93940-3838

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Monterey
              3.1km
            Airports
            • Bus stop
              500 m
            Restaurants
            • Cafe Beach (cuisine: American)
              20 m
            • Starbucks
              440 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  4 am
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              196