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Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay

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416 Reservation Rd, Marina, CA 93933 (Formerly Days Inn Marina)
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Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Marina
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just returned home from our family trip and enjoyed our stay here. We had our two babies with us and the staff had placed a crib in our room before we arrived just as we had asked, which was awesome!! Room was clean and bed was comfy. We had a larger fridge with a freezer which was a plus with... More 

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Annie C Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Sarah and her team love to hear from you when their work is so appreciated. Traveling with a family is often stressful and the accommodation details do matter. Marina beach is close, just down the street but there are so many great beaches to visit both North and... More 

Springville, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nothing fancy but super clean and staff is Great! Continental breakfast should be called Continental deluxe…their are plenty of items to fill your tummy and start your day. Thank you!

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

542rebeccaf First and foremost Thank You for choosing us for your stay in the beautiful Monterey Bay area. As you have noted or rooms are large and clean. We are a traveler's choice, close to all of the great sights and CSUMB. Sarah puts out a very nice "continental breakfast" with a flare. Thank you again for staying with us... More 

Redding, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want great rooms at very affordable prices the Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay is the way to go! I travel for work and have been at this hotel about 3-4 times. When I go to the Howard Johnson Marina I get great services, fair prices, clean and quiet rooms, and an awesome breakfast (includes cereal, coffee, tea,... More 

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Alexandra H Thank you for your continued patronage. It is Sarah that makes the difference. Her team keep the rooms clean and fresh and she sets out a very enjoyable breakfast. As you are a repeat customer you know what a great area the Monterey Bay is. Business or pleasure it is a fantastic. Thank you for staying again with... More 

McKinleyville, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sarah and her team there run a great hotel in Marina. I've stayed there 6-7 times in the past three years and the upgrades are fantastic, the location is ideal - a short drive to the beach, to the Peninsula, or to Salinas - and best of all it is a great value compared to poorly kept, overpriced places closer... More 

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Robert J Thank you so much for your continued patronage! Sarah is truly a star and certainly deserves her GM of the year award due to all of her hard work. We are lucky to have such a great location near all of the Monterey sights. The beach, Aquarium, Wharf or Laguna Seca they are all just a close hop.... More 

Danville, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this hotel based on a 4.1 star trip advisor review. The upside is the staff could not be more friendly and accommodating-truly wonderful people who want to accommodate in every way. The rooms were very clean, and the beds were comfortable. The downside is the noise- although it is set back from the road, I was awake all... More 

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Pamhy I am very sorry that you had a bad nights sleep due to street noise. As you have noted we offer large clean rooms with very good service. In general street noise is not a problem but sometimes it can happen. Again I am very sorry that you had a bad nights sleep. More 

Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Want a hotel with clean rooms, comfortable beds and a highly attentive management anxious to know if you enjoyed your stay? Stay here! It's a no-frills place a couple miles off the highway to Monterey (in fact, you'll pass a number of other hotels on the way here) and it shares a parking lot with a gas station. But it... More 

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

SoundviewWest Thank you for the spot on review. We are a travelers hotel. Sarah and her team keep our large rooms clean and fresh. We have exterior corridors with easy access for parking. Close to all of the great Monterey sights with breakfast served to start your day. Thank you for staying with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at... More 

Anaheim Hills, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night with the family and the rooms are big, comfortable and clean. The staff are also nice. The free breakfast is just okay, but what they have is fresh and decent. Lots of parking and the area was quite.

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Troy-Wo "the rooms are big, comfortable and clean. The staff are also nice. " Thank you! You have commented on what we are trying to deliver to every one of our guests, every day. We are located in such a wonderful area and we want to create a launch pad for people to go enjoy Monterey Bay. We hope to... More 

Saratoga, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I go to the Monterey area for two-day golf tournaments twice per year. We stay here and have been happy with the friendly staff and reasonable rates.

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Howell T Monterey and Golf do go hand in hand. Bayonet and Blackhorse are fantastic championship level courses that are very close. I hope you enjoyed your tournament. We hosted one last year and had 60 players on 3 courses, everyone had a great time. Thank you for staying with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay and... More 

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