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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Seattle, WA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
3 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I were given a very warm welcome. The room was spotlessly clean and huge! Having a fridge and microwave was a bonus. We had a great night here and considering we only paid £30 was the biggest bargain for the holiday. We'd go back in an instant.

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

Dominique J Thank you for staying with us. We offer travelers value with large clean rooms and a very nice breakfast. Our location gives easy access to all of the great Monterey sights. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and thank you again for staying with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay. More 

Sanger, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was clean, beds were comfortable, and sheets & blankets were clean. We also had a small back patio which is not roomy but still a nice touch. Having a microwave and fridge was also convenient. Breakfast was very good for the price of the motel. There were bagels, toast, waffles, smokie sausages, hard boiled eggs, pastries, cereal, fruit,... More 

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Jessie X Thank you for sharing your experience at our Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay. As you have noted we offer value to our customers. Large rooms kept clean and fresh by our housekeeping team. A nice breakfast to start the day and be off to the great Monterey sights. Thank you for staying with us, we hope to... More 

Georgsmarienhütte, Deutschland
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were traveling from LA to San Francisco driving the beautiful Highway 1 at the coastline. At Monterey area we stopped for one night and looked for a motel. We chose this HoJo and did not regret our decision. It started with a very friendly welcome, getting a great room and enjoying free water and cookies. When... More 

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Kittie 1987 Thank you for staying with us. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay. Sarah and her team are the best (She just won the HoJo National General Manager of the Year). Of course the trip on Highway One is always spectacular! We are lucky to be in such a great area with so many sights to... More 

Osnabruck, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our travel from LA to San Francisco we went for the beautiful higway 1 following the coastline. So we could not reach SF in one day. As I did not know how far we could get we did not book any hotel. At the day before I found this HoJo on tripadvisor and their positive feedback catched my eye... More 

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Eike_R82 Osnabruck, Germany Well another Highway One enthusiast. Where was I this morning? Of course on Highway 1 South of our property at Pt. Lobos, what a morning! Sarah and her team keep our large rooms clean and fresh while putting out a nice breakfast with variety. We do our very best to provide you with top notch customer service.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four had a great experience, the staff was super friendly and the facilities were very clean, the cookies and water at check in were a nice touch. Good breakfast included, can't beat this place at the price.

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ironflyinternet Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I noticed that you had no car but traveled by bicycle. Highway one on a bike, what a great trip! We offer large rooms kept clean and fresh by our dedicated housekeeping team. Great value for travelers. Thank you for staying with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an awesome time and the rooms were clean and specious... Definitely coming back here. We arrived there in the middle of the night desperate for any room and we were surprised to find their rooms to be very clean and specious we took out three kids for a vacation and had a great experience.

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Laura F Thank you for sharing your experience with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay. Our large rooms are kept clean and fresh by our housekeeping team. We are family friendly with a great breakfast served daily. Monterey has so many wonderful sites to go visit. I love the Aquarium. We hope to see you again on... More 

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