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Monterey Surf Inn

2.0 of 5 1200 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940
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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 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location,room cleaned daily. Rooms simply but had all I needed. Was in Monterey to play golf so saved money on accommodation. If I was returning to Monterey would stay here. The wifi was a little slow that was the only draw back. The staff were nice and lots of parking spots. I was there four night and had no... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I was very surprised and unhappy to learn that our motel room had NO WINDOW (room #8 at the Monterey Surf Inn). NO WINDOW. This space was not suitable for a motel room and I am surprised that Monterey code even allows for that. We were very pleased with the price, but now I see why. The motel was full... More 

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Ludwigshafen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We had been staying at chain motels while travelling around California and found this one to be better quality and lower price in comparison. We needed a refrigerator and microwave which were provided and worked well. We also liked the laminate floor instead of carpet which we think is much cleaner. Everything was tidy. Coffee and tea were provided. Also,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

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 October 14, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

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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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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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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