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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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  • 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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Schertz
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff was nice and the room was comfortable. The breakfast room was a little too small for the number of guests staying while I was at the hotel. All in all it was a nice stay.

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San Jose, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fresh,clean rooms. Friendly front desk. Free breakfast had lots of choices. Would stay there again. Super value for the price.

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

G5492FFbarbarah Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing us for your stay in the beautiful Monterey Bay area. Sarah's team keep our large rooms fresh and clean. We put out a deluxe continental breakfast daily. Thank you again for staying with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay and we hope to... More 

Fernley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel has a lot going for it. It starts with a great manager - Sarah. She welcomed us and was very pleasant and accommodating. She was everywhere, doing everything. We were surprised at the size of our room - very spacious. No carpeting - all hard surface - faux wood. The room and bath were spotless and the (new)... More 

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

Larry G Thank you for staying with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay. Sarah is truly a dynamo making sure that our guests have a great stay. Glad you enjoyed the new beds, more are being delivered tomorrow. Monterey is such a great place to visit and enjoy the sights. Thank you again for choosing us for... More 

East Kilbride
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped of here for 1 night and firstly the ladies on reception were really nice and friendly. This hotel is spotless, rooms big enough for four comfortably and in a nice quiet area. beach is close if you want to visit and there is convenience store close by. The reviews we read about this hotel was one of the... More 

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

H0lidaygirl50 Thank you for staying with us. "This hotel is spotless, rooms big enough for four comfortably and in a nice quiet area. beach is close" those points are what we strive for,while offering great value. Thank you for staying with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The people there were very friendly and exceeded expectations. Rooms were clean and the beach was close. The staff could not have been more accommodating. The manager was especially helpful when my wife and I accidentally left garments in the closet. Worth a visit.

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

Michael O Thank you for staying with us. The beach and all of the great Monterey Bay sights are all close. I like to go down to the beach in the morning and shoot videos and pictures, it is close and fun. Sarah and her team keep our large rooms clean and fresh while serving a deluxe continental breakfast daily.... More 

Sacramento, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel was spotless. The staff was friendly and helpful. The linens were great. The a/c was a bonus for an area that typically doesn't need them. The breakfast was a bit different but on par with other express type breakfasts. My only real complaint was the beds. I stay in a lot of hotels. ~8-12 nights a month. This... More 

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

usrey I am very sorry about the bed. We have only received our first shipment of beds and are waiting for the next two deliveries from Simmons. They were all supposed to have been delivered over 6 weeks ago. We try to go after all of the issues but sometimes it tries my patience as well. Again my apologies. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a few stays at different Howard Johnson we were a little hesitant. However reading the latest positive reviews for this place we booked in. The reviews were certainly right on the money. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and tidy. Good parking and great location. The service station next door was perfect to drive... More 

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

ShieldsyPaeroa Yes it is all here on our property Gas station, Mini Mart and of course Motel. We think that it a great combo for travelers as yourself. Deluxe Continental breakfast to start the day then off to see the sights. Sarah's team keep our large rooms fresh and clean. We try our best to offer an excellent service for... More 

Carmichael, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to stay here one night for a wedding because there wasn't anything else available in the area. The room wasn't ready until 3:30, the sink didn't drain. They wanted to hold another $200 on my bank card for 10 days after I paid for the room. They finally changed their minds when I said you can walk a... More 

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Ardith Q I am sorry that you had difficulties with the hold on your debit card. We do not control that process your bank determines that time, as we cleared the amount immediately. I am further sorry that you had trouble with the sink, Sarah and her team are always on call to assist anyone with any trouble but they... More 

Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this hotel based on the good reviews as we needed someplace to stay while visiting a family member living in Moss Landing. We were not disappointed with our choice. The hotel was an easy drive to where we needed to be. We read that some rooms had new beds, and when we checked in we requested one of... More 

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

RoseofOregon Thank you for choosing us for your stay. Moss landing is the gateway to a significant trench where much marine biology research is done. We made change from carpets to get the rooms really fresh and clean. I am glad that you appreciated the update. Sarah and her team are our most important asset as they put the customer... More 

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