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Monterey Surf Inn

2.0 of 5
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1200 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay. We were on our way to SF and it was convenient, extremely clean, quiet and comfortable. We loved the bathroom. It was pleasant to have coffee at the outside tables. It was very convenient to stores and restaurants. We would stay here again.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the Surf Inn because it was the best price in the area. Our party consisted of my husband, myself, and our 9 month old son. The room was really nice- updated, comfortable bed, CLEAN, soft towels...we had no complaints. We swam in the pool which was a little chilly but we're from Minnesota so it didn't bother us!... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location a few minutes drive from the Aquarium. Stayed here for a night to break up the journey from San Fran to LA. The room was clean and had good air conditioning, a nice shower, a fridge, a good sized tv and comfy beds. The service when we checked in was very good and staff were extremely friendly and... More 

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Pesaro, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

POSITIVE good position Pleasant and quiet place Clean pool Cleanleness Free and fast wifi NEGATIVE not included breakfast....... J can't understand the reasons why j spend about $100 at night and breakfast ( even poor ) is not included. For WE the rate increase significantly , always without breakfast .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is close to everything. If you are looking for a place with no frills that is clean,comfortable and affordable this is it. Our 2 kids enjoyed the pool. Nice walking path across the street..

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Easy to locate as on the main road through Monterey. Good size rooms with all facilities you need for a night with parking right outside your room. No where to walk to eat and drink but there was a few minutes drive a shopping complex which had places to eat and drink and then about 5 more mins drive into... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I spent one night at this hotel with my family and we all were happy with our stay. The check-in process was smooth and quick and the staff were helpful with our requests. The room was clean, comfortable and quiet. Also, rooms have free WiFi with decent quality. Parking might be an issue though if you arrive late in the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Room was clean, but quite small. Shower was perfect. Nicely situated. No coffee or tea facilities in the room and the worst WiFi ever. Also was the pool not heated during our stay, while the sign said so.

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Long Island, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Two couples stayed here in May on a trip from San Francisco to San Diego. The place was convenient and run very efficiently. Two days after we left, we discovered a pair of women's jeans had been left there. I called and spoke to Sina, who answered the phone.she told us to call later after checking with housekeeping. A later... More 

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Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I wanted to pass along how much I enjoyed the Monterey Surf Inn. In my mind it was the perfect budget hotel. The rate was inexpensive. It was less than a third of the price I paid for a San Francisco hotel. It was spotlessly clean. The bathroom was big enough. The TV was a good size. the AC worked... More 

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