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Monterey Surf Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   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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Monterey, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Surf Inn for over a month because of work. I enjoyed my stay. The rooms have been renovated recently, so they are quite nice (I was surprised when I opened the door). The motel staff are pleasant and professional, so I have no complaints there. There is no breakfast provided, but the rates are reasonable enough,... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm still coming to terms with this place. I mean, it's so SO SO cheap and given this one tends to expect that it's gonna be pretty basic and, to be honest pretty disgusting. This place is neither, it's actually really quite nice. The room was clean, it had a tv, fridge and microwave. It's well situated too, my wife... More

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San Diego, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but nicely remodeled rooms with wood floors and tile bathrooms. I had a comfortable King size bed. Excellent maid service. I had a multi-night stay and each day the room was cleaned and arranged nicely. Friendly desk service that let me add a night to my stay at the discounted rate I originally booked at. I have stayed quite... More

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Paso Robles
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This was awful - it was dirty and smelled and I was afraid to take my shoes off - it completely grossed me out. Getting in and out of the parking lot was a nightmare. They charged me up front 4 days and when I told them I only needed 3 they said I had to give 3 days notice.... More

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Burlington, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This is the most disgusting hotel I have every had. I wasn't expecting much when I drove up but thought how bad can it be. It was bad the two rooms they gave us one was not made up from the previous party and the other was musty and full of mold. Needless to say we did not stay there... More

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montereysurfinn, Manager at Monterey Surf Inn, responded to this review

We just want to let the other guest know that this guest did not stay with us. Thanks Management More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We stayed a couple of nights here in February, and had a good experience. It's cheap, clean, and the shower was new. If this place had had breakfast, like it used to, it would've been the perfect little motel for it's price. The bed is comfortable too.

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San Jose, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We got this motel on Hotwire at the very last minute. It was clean - and adequate. Great location to walk downtown or to the DelMonte Center. For one night fine but would pick a higher grade if staying longer in Monterey.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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26 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Nice room, the manager was good in terms of telling me what was on offer in Monterey, and at the accommodation, but at the same time seemed very busy, and not that personable. The room was very good - comfortable, clean, and quiet. The breakfast was a bit average though, as it's a take back to the room setup. Overall... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

Bedroom and bathrooms are clean, good price and is top notch. Flat screens are nice. Easy to get to Pebble Beach and local restaurants. No problems with hearing through walls. Nice little duck off. I stay here every time I go to Monterey, which is twice a year on business.

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Fresno, CA
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11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The girl at the desk had very broken English. She had to repeat everything she said, so that I could figure out what she was saying. The room was very clean, but one of the beds was pushed right up against the heating/cooling, so I was in fear of leaving it on heat for very long, for fear it might... More

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Monterey Surf Hotel
Address: 1200 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
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Ranked #40 of 53 hotels in Monterey
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Hotel Class:2 star — Monterey Surf Inn 2*
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