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Monterey Surf Inn

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1200 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived in the pouring rain to find that the lobby was closed for refurb. I know this kind of work needs to be carried out, but a sign saying 'please excuse the mess' or an apology from the owner would have been nice. Also I had been given some wrong info on the phone which I was made to feel... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A short one night stop over in a large tidy room and big comfy bed. Not far from Old Fisherman's Wharf, a short drive. Plenty of parking available. Not too sure about the pool next to the roadside though. A great motel

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Paranaque, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Price was reasonable as its off season. Place is obviously old but at least clean. Had a difficult time working the tv Remote, dryer wasnt workjng but at least they provided a replacement, and parking was limited so it was on a first come first served basis. Ringing up Front Desk was a challenge as nobody seems to be picking... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Located on Monterey's motel strip, this family-owned motel is an affordable stay option. However, despite some of its good amenities, Monterey Surf Inn may be a choice that you should reconsider. PROS: 1) Free HD DirecTV 2) Free parking 3) Free coffee CONS: 1) Although free, WiFi does not work most of the time 2) Toilet emits constant sewage smell... More 

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Mount Isa, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

We had a super comfy king bed and loved this room. It was quite a big room and had all that we needed. I wouldn't have said the room was within walking distance of a variety of restaurants etc but we hired a car so didn't mind the drive. Overall we thought this was well worth the money.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

This was where I ended my 2nd day of road tripping from San Simeon, and it was the perfect place to end. I'm not sure how the night life in so I'll focus on the room and the location. This is a 10 minute drive from Point Lobos Reserve, and that was my last stop, so this was perfect. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for a few days while we visited the Monterey area. It was very clean, quiet, but hotel staff was great. The hotel offered a small continental breakfast not many choices get the food that was available was very good and fresh. Would definitely stay here again.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I pre-paid my stay using Hotel.com and paid $60 for one night. Best $60 that I've spent on a budget minded motel room. This location has a heated pool and is right conveniently located. Neighbors include the Best Western and Comfort Inn. The bed is very comfortable and the pillows are of very good quality. The room is updated and... More 

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Colton, California
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

So nasty! Worst room ever. Nothing was clean, body hair in bedding. It was like someone shaved themselves in bed. The placement of spot lights over bed are not placed well to hide the dirt. Shower and bath smell moldy and musky. The parking spots are so small you can barley get out of car.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Loved my stay at Monterey Surf Inn. Clean rooms, and overall great value for the money. I left my MacBook charger in the room, and when it was nowhere to be found a week later, the hotel went ahead and ordered me a new charger. Great customer service!!

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