Explore coastal destinations along State Route 1 from our hotel near Monterey Bay

The Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Monterey Beachfront-Marina, CA provides an ideal starting point for discovering the picturesque Monterey Bay area. Walk just five minutes from our hotel to Marina State Beach for a day of sunbathing and hang gliding, or drive to Monterey Bay Aquarium to meet penguins, octopuses, and otters. Looking for a fun night out? You can visit the restaurants, pubs, and eclectic boutiques at Cannery Row, the former sardine factory hub made famous by one of John Steinbeck’s novels.

When you need to recharge from exploring Monterey County, return to our hotel and grab complimentary coffee and cookies in the lobby on your way to your room. If you need to finish up a few tasks for the office, our business center provides a dedicated space to work. For a great start to each morning of your stay, enjoy our free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles before heading out to visit more coastal gems.

Keep beach snacks on hand in our rooms with fridges and microwaves

Located within walking distance of Marina State Beach, our 145 guest rooms are perfect for family vacationers and outdoor enthusiasts. Thoughtful amenities like in-room refrigerators and microwaves make it easy to store and prepare snacks to fuel a day in the sun, and free Wi-Fi lets you share your favorite surfing photos or stay on top of your email.

Queen Bed

  •  270 ft²
  • 1 queen
  • 2 adults
Need a getaway to the coast? You can relax in this standard room with free Wi-Fi as well as accessible features.

King Bed

  •  270 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Cool off from the California sun with drinks you’ve chilled in this standard room’s fridge. 

2 Queen Beds

  •  310 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Warm leftovers for your group in this standard room’s microwave during downtime from your excursions.


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Whether you’re interested in sunbathing, hiking, or wine tasting, Marina offers an abundance of activities for guests to enjoy. Hop in your car to admire the beauty of the Pacific coastline along 17-Mile Drive, or if you have a literary bent, visit the National Steinbeck Center to learn more about the Nobel Prize-winning author. You can take the kids to Monterey Bay Aquarium to see sharks, jellyfish, and dolphins up close or let them explore the ImagiTree at Monterey County Youth Museum. Don’t miss out on these top attractions:

Marina State Beach

0.51 mi / 0.82 km from the hotel
This quiet beach is known for its high winds, making it an ideal destination for kite flying, surfing, or hang gliding. On the way there, you can stroll past the Marina Dunes Preserve, home to beautiful sand dunes and 27 species of birds.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

7.76 mi / 12.49 km from the hotel
Experience eye-catching exhibits like a swaying kelp forest and a giant Pacific octopus at this expansive aquarium. If your tastes lean more toward the cute and cuddly, make sure to see the penguins and sea otters playing in their habitats.

Cannery Row

7.91 mi / 12.72 km from the hotel
Named for the sardine canning factories that used to line it, this waterfront street was immortalized in John Steinbeck’s famous novel. The historical factory buildings remain and are now filled with boutiques, restaurants, and pubs.

Del Monte Shopping Center

9.45 mi / 15.21 km from the hotel
This open-air shopping center features well-known stores like Macy’s, Whole Foods, and the Apple store as well as popular restaurants like California Pizza Kitchen. If you need to escape the sun for a few hours, see a movie at the Cinemark theater.

Monterey State Historic Park

8.32 mi / 13.39 km from the hotel
This collection of historical houses and buildings throughout Monterey includes the famous site where Spanish explorers first landed in 1602. Many of the houses require booking a guided tour, but you can stroll along the two-mile “Monterey Walking Path of History.”

Fisherman's Wharf

8.21 mi / 13.21 km from the hotel
A must-see on the Monterey Peninsula, Fisherman’s Wharf highlights the best that the coast has to offer, including fresh clam chowder, bay cruises, whale watching, and sailing.
3280 Dunes Road, Marina, California 93933, United States

Our hotel just off Cabrillo Highway places guests minutes from Marina’s coast. We're about 15 minutes from Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) via CA-1 and approximately 20 minutes from the Salinas Amtrak station via CA-123 and CA-1.