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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This motel had everything that you need for one night and was clean and comfortable, however I felt that it could have added one or two things to make it even better. For example, of all the other motels that we stayed in in this price range whilst travelling in California (including other Pacific coast locations with just as good... More

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Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We decided to stay here while on a motorcycle trip with another couple. It is a small motel but I saw on tripadvisor that the rooms had been updated. Had a very nice stay. The rooms were clean and I really enjoyed the laminate flooring versus carpet. They do not serve breakfast but a Denny's is very close. Would stay... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in the city for a conference. The hotel was nice and peaceful. The room and bathroom were clean, which is very important. The staff were friendly also and the location is not bad. Its a small nice town and so is the hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

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 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

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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32 hotel reviews
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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
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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36 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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Address: 1200 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Monterey Surf Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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