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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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Groningen, Nederland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I made a reservation for 4 nights at a great,but non-refundable rate, My travelplans changed, so no trip to Marina. I called to cancel my reservation knowing i had to pay for the first night. They thanked me for my timely cancelation; and did'nt charge me any money at all ! Wow ! Next time i'am in the area i... More 

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

Bedeve Thank your early call ahead, it really helps us out in managing our reservations. Sarah always does her best for our guests or as I hope future guests. As we all know things may change when traveling. More 

Concord, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

"If I recommend a restaurant and you don't like the food and service, bring me the bill". Well this is would save me some money. We had plans to spend time with my son just outside of Marina for Halloween. We researched the hotels in the area and found this HoJo to be just the right price with clean reviews.... More 

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

John H Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I enjoyed your folksy style as you covered all of the points. Sarah and her team keep our large rooms clean and fresh. It has helped since we went away from carpets, I made the floors similar to what I have at my house. We just recently installed... More 

Oroville, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

First...the room was very spacious, the bed comfortable, price very reasonable; so why the poor rating?! Well, the website just doesn't tell you, and pics don't show you that there is a huge Valero gas station in the parking lot! The motel is like a 3 sided rectangle, with the lobby and an attached mini mart on one end. There... More 

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

Ron S Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. Large clean rooms at a value price. Yes we do own the gas station and minimart and many of our traveling guests appreciate the convenience. I am sorry that our property was not a good fit to your expectations. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Very clean, nice, basic room that seemed to have been recently re-decorated. Staff was polite, but weren't able to give us much info on driving times to nearby places, eg. Moss Landing for whale watching or to San Jose airport. Advisable that desk staff has that info at hand. Rosie, Oct. '15

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

rosundeen Many of the front desk personnel are students from CSUMB that we like to support. They are very familiar with the travel to school which is about 5 minutes down the street. I will have Sarah put out a list of local travel times. Most travel times to our beautiful local sights or locations are around max 20 minutes... More 

Livermore, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

It had everything we need. We were surprised as to how clean it was. For the price, it was a pretty good deal. Customer service was excellent. Got complimentary bottled water and offered cookies when we checked in. Requested extra towels which we got within 5 mins. Highly recommended.

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

calidarl Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Large rooms kept clean and fresh by Sarah's excellent housekeeping team. Excellent continental breakfast served daily to get our guests started on the explorations of the great Monterey sights. We are a value oriented travelers motel. Thank you for choosing our Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay for your... More 

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