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Otter Inn

571 Wave St., Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #5 of 12 Monterey B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

DO NOT STAY THERE! The room smells, carpet has not been vacuumed in a while, dust everywhere... I felt like running away when I first opened the door. Do yourself a favor and keep looking, not worth catching some fungus in this place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Only one street back from Cannery Row which is one street back from the bay. 2 blocks away from the aquarium which is about 10 mins walk or less. Right in the thick of the best parts of the touristy things. Not much happening in this town. Aquarium was all the hype but we were disappointed. Motel had easy covered... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this hotel because it had a family suite (really just 2 adjoining rooms, but who cares), which allowed me to stay with my wife and children, without having kids piled on the floor. Overall, the rooms were old and worn, but clean. One major complaint was that the power outlets were all too old so none of our... More 

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Turlock, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place its close to every thing you can walk to any thing I stay there to walk the town its cheep and close but need some up keep no ac but always a brez cleen rooms breakfast basket nice they give you good stuff

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

i gave this hotel 4 stars for its perfect location! Its so close to Cannery Row, Fishermans Wharf & so many other things. We decided to just drive to Monterey on Saturday AM we got to the hotel around 1:00PM. We were met by an AMAZING front desk clerk!! She was so sweet/friendly. I had looked online & the rooms... More 

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Nipomo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We stayed here for the great price and the location to cannery row. There is plenty of free parking and only a block to cannery row. We walked to dinner and up and down cannery row to check it out. Had a nice clean room for half of other places in the area.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Given its low cost (relative to other places in the Cannery Row area) we were a little apprehensive about the Otter Inn, but we were pleasantly surprised. We booked a king room with a bay window and (partial) bay view. The bed was very comfortable and we made good use of the mini-fridge, gas logs, and small table. The room... More 

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Portland, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We stayed just one night at the Otter Inn. The staff were accommodating and allowed us to park in the garage underneath the hotel, hours before check in so we didn't have to pay additional money for parking to go to the aquarium. There was a nice basket of snacks given to us at check-in and an elevator. Our room... More 

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Nice Hotel. Good size room with gas fireplace, nice size mini fridge, good size bathroom. Great view of Monterey Bay from our 3rd floor room. Property has an elevator and luggage cart so no climbing stairs with suitcases. Free parking and wifi. One block from cannery row and four blocks to Monterey Bay Aquarium. Walking distance to many restraunts and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The Otter Inn is in a great location in Monterey - just a couple of blocks from the world-famous aquarium, and the Cannery area with all the bars and restaurants. The room and the bathroom were a little tired, but they were large, clean and comfortable! There was free wifi which was great, although it worked better at times than... More 

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