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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks 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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Atlanta, Georgia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked through AAA, arrived at 9pm on July 4, and NO ROOMS!! They did not even secure a room for us somewhere else, even though there were comparable rooms available. They did not think they should have to pay the difference!! They tried to blame the whole thing on AAA, but AAA does not sell rooms hotels do not make... More

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

Snagwam It is our worst nightmare when we do no have a room for a customer. We are both caught by computers that have incorrectly settled the matter. We had no rooms to reserve and we had no record of that reservation. I do not even have any idea as to which computer in the chain of computers decided that... More

Spokane, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If there is any thing the owners can do for you to make your stay more enjoyable, they go out of their way to help you. They go above and beyond the call of duty. Our room was great, the tv was great and to be perfectly honest, the service you get here is better than a 300.00 room !!... More

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

LisaSkyy Thank you for taking the time to write a review and thank you for choosing us for your stay. When you tell us you had a great stay it makes all of our days. Thank you for continuing your stay in the face of obstacles as you have noted the Monterey Bay area is beautiful and very busy during... More

Apple Valley, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based on other reviews here, we tried this one on a busy summer weekend when everything in the area was outrageously expensive. Wasn't even cheap here, but less than elsewhere. It definitely lived up to reviews - I gave it five circles, not because it's the most deluxe hotel, but because it exceeded my expectations. Staff were very welcoming and... More

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

BB1769 Thank you for both taking the time to write a review and for choosing us for your stay in the beautiful Monterey Bay area. We are a travelers choice motel, close to all of the Monterey sights but even in the summer more value priced. Sarah's team keep our large rooms fresh and clean. We just recently add HDTV... More

Lier, Belgium
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Owner very friendly, nice rooms, good location. Breakfast room is a bit small, but not bothersome. Beach is just couple of miles away. Perfect place to stay when you're travelling through. Very close to Monterey.

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

StevenBel Thank you for taking the time to write a review and thank you for choosing us for your stay. We offer large clean rooms that are kept clean and fresh by Sarah's team. Sarah puts out a great breakfast and of course has very good attendance. Our property is a traveler's choice as we are close to all of... More

San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel a lot and I couldn't believe this place. I've been to places that were more expensive that weren't as clean or as nice as this place. The staff was great and the breakfast was amazing!! There was so much food! Thank you. I would definitely stay here again!

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

376Robert Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to write a review. Sarah puts out a great breakfast and her team keep our large rooms clean and fresh. We are as you have noted a traveler's choice. Thank you again for choosing us for you stay in the Beautiful Monterey Bay area. More

Reno, Nevada
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place lives up to its reviews. The front staff was extra nice and helpful. Not the nicest hotel, but worth the money saved from staying at places in Monterey and close to the beach. Don't plan on spending the time in your room, or you'll be disappointed! Too many places nearby to go and the room isn't nice enough... More

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

David S Thank you for taking the time to write a review. As you have noted we are a travelers motel located close to all of the Monterey Bay sights but at Marina prices. Sarah's team keep our large rooms clean and fresh. We just recently upgraded all rooms to HDTV service. Thank you for staying with us at our... 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*
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