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Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   416 Reservation Rd, Marina, CA 93933 (Formerly Days Inn Marina)
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Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Marina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lakewood, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice affordable place with excellent breakfast. Nice, friendly staff, good location near Fort Ord.

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

723Kerryb Thank you for starting out the new year with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay. Our team keep our rooms clean and fresh and they put out a very nice start of the day breakfast. We are close to all of the Monterey venues like Fort Ord or Laguna Seca or the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Thank... More 

Squaw Valley, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel was definitely one of the best I've stayed. It was extremely quiet even though they were completely books the two nights I stayed there. The rooms were spotless and smelled fresh, absent the usual cleaning odors of most motels. The beds were comfortable; breakfast good; staff friendly. My brother and I liked our rooms better than the rooms... More 

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

rachelmW3210ZY Thank you ever so much for taking the time to write a review. Sarah and her team do keep the rooms clean and fresh. We had a full house over the Holidays with many guests visiting their families in our area. My wife did the breakfast setup, she only wishes we had a full kitchen so she could do... More 

Oakland, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Someone walked into my room unannounced and without knocking. I was asleep she yelled at me when are you checking out. I yelled back at her. My stay was horrible.

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556lisaa We are very sorry that our housekeeper disturbed your sleep. She did knock and on getting no response she opened the door. She is a very polite Korean lady and she did report the incident to her supervisor. Certainly a miscommunication and I am very sorry that it occurred. Terry More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't let the gas station out front fool you. This place is nestled among other high price hotels and the service and room was equal. We will definitely stay here again. 5 stars all the way. We could tell extra care was put into the cleanliness of the room. Even down to the extra ply toilet paper.

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

muskimo Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We try to treat our guests as our family, large clean rooms and a very nice breakfast. Our location is close to all of the great Monterey sights. Thank you for staying with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay. More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights, and were quite happy with their kind/personal service. Breakfast was also quite exceptional. We do strongly recommend this hotel (good value).

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

WOOnb Thank you for the kind words "kind/personal service. Breakfast was also quite exceptional. We do strongly recommend this hotel (good value). " Thank you for staying with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay. You and many other guests made this an exceptional Christmas and New Year Holiday season. The weather at night has been cool but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Room-spring beds, clean, quiet neighborhood, sound proof rooms. Great value for the price. Location- 15 minutes from Monterey and easy to fond from freeway. 2 Grocery stores within 6 blocks. Staff/experience-friendly, very accommodating,helpful, at breakfast they were constantly restocking anything that was out. Breakfast was impressive for being continental they had little smokies, mini baybel cheeses, the usual bagels, coffee... More 

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jaredonaldson Thank you for staying with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay and Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Sarah and her team put out an excellent continental breakfast and make sure that every one gets plenty. Her team keep our rooms clean and fresh. But of course the real star is the... More 

Dusseldorf, Germany
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We stayed in the Howard Johnson Marina for one night, and were quite happy with it. It might not be a place I would want to stay for a long period but it served its purpose very well in our case. The staff was really friendly. I would go again if I needed to stay in the area. The only... More 

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

DrNeko Thank you for your patronage and Thank you for taking the time to write a review. As you have noted we are a travelers motel, large clean rooms with a great location to see all of the Monterey sights. We do not have quite the restaurant selection but Dish's and the Korean BBQ are excellent. Thank you for staying... More 

Zaragoza, Spain
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78 reviews 78 reviews
22 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Big clean room, quiet and with a breakfast that is above average for this type of motel (hazelnut coffee.... yummy!!!). Staff was nice and helpful, and they had free cookies in the afternoon. For our purpose (overnight in a trip to San Francisco), it was more than good. My only complain would be that the breakfast sitting place is a... More 

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Fledermaus g Thank you for staying with us. Sarah and her team keep our large rooms clean and fresh while maintaining a friendly atmosphere. I think Sarah packs the house for her breakfast so sometimes it can be a bit crowded, everyone enjoys the food. Thank you for staying with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay. More 

Livermore, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Friendly staff, nice room, good price and good continental breakfast. I asked for a room in a quiet section of the motel. Staff noted that and delivered. The only drawback was that the room was a little stuffy.

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

JR Thanks for staying with us and then writing a review. Sarah and her team keep our large room clean and ready for our customers. I just brought up new flooring for a pilot room and if all goes well with color and such we will redo all of the rooms. Sarah has scheduled the install but Thanks Giving intervened.... More 

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Address: 416 Reservation Rd, Marina, CA 93933 (Formerly Days Inn Marina)
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Location: United States > California > Marina
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Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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