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571 Wave St., Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #5 of 13 Monterey B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Caledonia, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Balcony facing the Pacific Ocean, feeling the breeze, walking distance to everything! The room was nice, comfortable clean bed, big bathroom and 1 parking spot. Very pleased. Manager very friendly and helpful. We got the family suite so our teens could be right next door with an adjoining door. Perfect!

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Monterey Peninsula, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there for two days to visit the area and all we had were problems, leaking faucets, bath tub fixtures will not function. TV was a disaster, no comp breakfast or discounts for the area aquarium. However, the parking was free.. That and that alone is why I gave this site two circles!! Lastly, seagulls have made this building their... More

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203 reviews 203 reviews
50 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights. The location is good and the hotel is clean. The staff is friendly and helpful. They provided us with a 'goodie' basket upon arrival with snacks and breakfast rolls. Our main issue wasn't with the hotel itself, but with the amount of noise from other establishments (late into the night) and loud cars at... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Otter Inn in Monterey, CA for 3 nights. Many pros and cons to this stay. First, let me say that the location is wonderful, and if are not a fussy traveler, this is the place for you. Just a block up from Cannery Row, and a lovely walk to Fisherman's Wharf. Perfect. The restaurant, Seafood Haven... More

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Within walking distance of Cannery Row, the Aquarium, and a little further down the walking path, Fisherman's Wharf. Needs some remodel, but priced right for its location and the need for some upkeep. The floors of rooms above you creak, even through carpet, with simple walking. Hard to sleep restfully if your room is on 2nd or 3rd floor. A... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had a great stay while here! The rooms were very clean and comfy. We were right off of cannery row. The staff were very nice and had many tips on things to do. I enjoyed the jacuzzi after a day of walking and shopping in this beautiful city. Will definitely be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Hotel is close to everything (within walking distance). The staff is really nice and helpful. You get a basket of goodies when you check in. The room was clean and really affordable for the area. I'd stay here again.

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Sydney, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We were looking for an overnight stay in Monterey. Tried a few places that were overpriced and then chanced on this place. It's old style and basic but the front desk guy was welcoming and helpful and the room, which was cheap, basic with a glimpse of the ocean was fine Would be happy to stay here again

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Sacramento, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The room was musty and very humid. The price was good, the location could not be beat, and the staff were very nice. My only complaint really was the room could have used a serious dehumidifier, and a deep cleaning, not that it was dirty, it's just that you could tell it really needed a little update. All in all... More

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Lake Worth, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Compared to prices throughout the Monterey area, this inn's prices were significantly lower and very reasonable for the area. They easily could "milk" the area for higher prices but do not. Located just a block away from great shopping, views and restaurants they allowed us to enjoy our overnight stay without leaving feeling broke. The rooms and bathrooms were clean... More

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Address: 571 Wave St., Monterey, CA 93940
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
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