Monterey Beachfront Hotels
A beachfront boutique hotel, Monterey Tides is quintessential California with its Mexican-inspired, mid-century décor and relaxed vibe. Guests can wander outside to play on the beach or splash around in the large heated pool. Comfortable rooms offer garden or ocean views, some with private patios. The hotel’s restaurant, Cafe Beach, features fresh seafood and farm-to-table fare.
InterContinental The Clement Monterey
This waterfront hotel is situated in the middle of it all on historic Cannery Row, next door to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. All guest rooms and luxury suites offer comfortable accommodations, some with fireplaces, soaking tubs, and ocean view balconies. Guests can explore the hotel’s boardwalk and pier, swim in the outdoor heated pool, enjoy oceanfront dining at the C Restaurant and Bar, and indulge in wellness treatments at the spa.
Perched at the quiet end of Cannery Row, Monterey Bay Inn overlooks the sand of San Carlos Beach while being walking distance from the Monterey Bay Aquarium and other popular tourist destinations. The rooftop hot tub offers a space to relax while enjoying sweeping views of Monterey Bay. Binoculars in all of the well-appointed rooms allow guests to view the sea otters and other marine life frolicking outside. Guests can even opt to have complimentary breakfast delivered to their room.
Elegant architecture, sophisticated style, and panoramic coastal views come together in the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, the only luxury resort on Monterey Bay. Beautiful guest rooms are focused on comfort and luxury, ranging from garden and ocean view rooms to spacious suites. Two delicious restaurants as well as in-room dining choices offer a variety of culinary options. A state-of-the-art spa is located on the top floor of the hotel, providing indulgent treatments alongside gorgeous views.
Step back in time at the Spindrift Inn with its classic European style and charming antique décor. Elegant guest rooms, most with hardwood floors and fireplaces, offer a relaxing retreat. The Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row are just blocks away, while the sands of quiet McAbee Beach are right outside the front door.
For those budget-minded travelers seeking a room with a view, Borg’s Ocean Front Motel doesn’t disappoint. The golden beaches of Monterey Bay are just across the street, while Monterey’s popular tourist attractions are close at hand. Well-known Lovers Point Beach is a few minutes’ walk from the motel, where beach coves and tide pools are waiting to be explored.
The charmingly quaint Lovers Point Inn is situated just steps from Lovers Point Beach. Ocean view rooms and suites are available and an outdoor patio provides a relaxing space to watch the sunrise or enjoy the complimentary continental breakfast. Walking distance to the aquarium and Cannery Row, Lovers Point Inn is a laid-back, casual spot for those looking to relax beachside.
Seven Gables Inn, Pacific Grove
A picture of Southern charm infused with California style, the Seven Gables Inn sprawls along the top of rocky cliffs overlooking Monterey Bay. Boutique-style rooms are comfortably appointed with luxurious and eclectic furnishings as well as sweeping views of the Pacific. The Pacific Grove Recreation Trail just outside the door stretches along the coastline. Begin the day with a complimentary breakfast, then return for the afternoon wine and cheese tastings and evening milk and cookies.
Just 10 miles north of Monterey is Sanctuary Beach Resort, set amidst the sand dunes of Monterey Bay. With stunning Pacific vistas from every viewpoint, the resort is situated on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. A selection of guest rooms and suites offer guests luxurious accommodations and amenities such as fireplaces, private patios or balconies, and even personal golf carts to explore the resort’s spacious grounds.
Located on the famed Pebble Beach Golf Course, The Lodge at Pebble Beach offers an elegant oceanside setting on the 18th green of the links. Guest rooms are traditionally styled with elegance and comfort at the forefront. Most include a wood-burning fireplace and a patio or balcony to enjoy the stunning views. Guests are invited to use The Beach & Tennis Club with its tennis courts, pools, and dining, all set on the rocky coast of Stillwater Cove.