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Monterey Surf Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1200 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #37 of 53 Hotels in Monterey
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing wrong with this at all. There are a lot on the street it is on so your spoiled for choice really - no hostels in monterey that I could see, so we stayed here. The lady behind the desk was nice and the rooms were great for what they are. Would stay here again easily.

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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night, room was clean and very well equipped. Quiet, felt safe and secure. There's even a little swimming pool. The whole street is lined with similar looking motels. It's not walking distance to downtown but 2 blocks away is a modern shopping mall with restaurants. No hesitations at all in recommending this as an affordable option in Monterey

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't expect 4 star accommodations from a 3 star motel, but honestly, this little Inn comes close. Clean and recently remodeled, very comfortable and priced for the budget minded traveler. The rooms are small, so don't expect to fit more than 2 people, so I wouldn't recommend this for an extended stay. The coffee is great, and the management... More

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Waihi Beach, NZ
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Older property thats had a make over. But most of Monterey seemed to have had the same treatment. Room was clean and tidy. Comfortable bed and fine for a night. Walls are a bit thin but often the case with a motel or inn. Slept fine once the neighbours went to bed and the television went off. Did find it... More

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were late and we didn't book in advance. So it was the last possibility for us to stay. It was also our first night in a motel in California and we were very glad to discover that it was a quiet place to stay and also very clean. The concierge told us that it was recently renovated. You can... More

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Cameron Park, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Very clean rooms, comfortable beds. They have hardwood flooring in the rooms that make it much cleaner. This is an old motel that has been fixed up. for the price, I would stay again! There is no coffee in the rooms, but the have some in the lobby in the am.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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35 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We paid $100 for one night at at this motel and this was least expensive that I could find as everything else was sold out. Motel has lovely grounds, nice pool, owners are super friendly and accommodating and property is well taken care of. Our room had 2 beds, fridge and microwave, it was nicely decorated and clean. It's right... More

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Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We paid a little more because it was the holiday weekend, but it looks like the rates are a great deal for off peak times. And as others have reviewed, you will be pleasantly surprised with what you get for the money. Our room was small which was a king without the in room spa tub. Those rooms may be... More

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Porters Lake, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The rooms are very clean, updated, and provide all the essentials and even some non-essentials, i.e. refrigerator, microwave and hair dryer. We had booked through Orbitz and had selected a room with 2 double beds, we neglected to check our confirmation which did say King. When we saw the room had a king and there were 3 of us in... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

I booked a reservation through booking.com and called an hour before the check in to find out if they possibly had a room available already so I could drop off my stuff and head to big sur for the rest of the day. The "owner" as he said he was and don't believe that can be true was beyond rude... More

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Address: 1200 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
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Hotel Class:2 star — Monterey Surf Inn 2*
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