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Monterey Surf Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1200 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #39 of 53 hotels in Monterey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Glendale, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Is not truth about The offer, we call without saying the promotion and they told us there were rooms available, then we say about the offer and they didn't and say they were sold out! The front desk girl awful awful! The worst attention ever have!

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Fort Lauderdale
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This hotel definitely surprised us in a good way! First of all it was a bargain price ($50 a night) and me and my boyfriend expected it will be more like a motel.. But we did not plan to spend time in the room anyway so it was perfect for us. When we arrived , the room was renovated ,... More

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Roseville, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I typically don't cost shop for hotels, on this trip I did. The hotel was very clean, appeared to be recently updated, and the price was reasonable. The staff was very friendly and showed great concern for the property. If you need a low cost clean place to stay, give these nice people a try.

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Innsbruck, Austria
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We were really surprised about this motel. I guess the rooms were renovated. The room was clean And provided a good night sleep. And it was cheap!!! The Check in was easy, stuff friendly and helpful. We were One Night in Rom 17.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Stayed here for the one night. Check in was easy staff friendly and helpful. Got to my room big twin beds , bath with shower over and wc and separate basin outside .Larger TV than in a lot of UK hotels I've stayed in and a fridge and microwave. Mo tea or coffee making facilties in the room but free... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This hotel is a 5 minutes drive to Cannery Row, the Aquarium and Fisherman's Warf. Basically an inexpensive stay that is close to everything. The room was clean and provided a goods night sleep. We stayed from Friday to Sunday and found the area quiet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

Any bad review of this place is off the mark. Good, clean, cheap place to stay. The outside is adorable, and and the inside is recently remodled, and very neat. Beds are comfortable, better than normal motel fare. This place was way worth the $60 I spent.

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Monterey, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

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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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*
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