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2.5 of 5 Inn   |   571 Wave St., Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #4 of 12 Monterey B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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17 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you know you want to travel to the Cannery Row area of Monterey on a budget, this is the place for you! It's a little dated and worn around the edges, but clean. If you are expecting first class, there are plenty of other places in the area at twice (or more) the price for you. The gentleman who... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is only blocks from Cannery Row. Very easy walk to the action! We moved hotels at the last minute because of location, (we were originally staying at the Presidio way up on the hill) and the front desk manager, Gabriel, was very accommodating and friendly. The room rate was the exact same as the Presidio, and the location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We couldn't be happier. It's very chill. Not fancy - but neither is Monterey. Just on the edge of the action. Tourist area is an easy walk. Our room is clean, reasonably priced and has a terrific view. The staff couldn't be nicer. The price is beyond fair. No complaints other than the internet being a little sluggish. Make mine... More 

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

we picked this place on price and were not disappointed,only one street off cannery Row ( add another 100 bucks) so 2 mins to all the life etc. we were looking for an American experience and Motel and found it and Gabriel our host just added to the experience. We were on the 4th floor with an ocean view !... More 

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Midland, Texas
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

OK, it's not the Ritz. The property is somewhat dated and could stand some up-grading. But, then they would have to charge the outrageous amounts those other places charge and then it wouldn't be special any more. We had reservations elsewhere for "those prices" and were just driving around Cannery Row before checking in to one of those "other" places... More 

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Hood River, Oregon
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Booked this hotel for our weekend getaway/20yr anniversary simply for the value and location. You can't beat the price for a hotel this close to cannery row. But...that's about it for the positives... This place is within an easy walk of cannery row, the walking/biking trails and everything else down by the water. Nice parking garage, and friendly staff at... More 

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Granada Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stayed here last year and found it to be Great. the service was excellent, the staff very helpful, the location one block from Cannery Row. Yes it may need some touchup here and there but for the price it was clean and comfortable. Try it for yourself. You will be glad you did.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Perfect location! We had a clean, nice room on the 4th floor with an ocean view for a great price! This would have been enough for a great review but there was more . . . They accommodated our early arrival with a phone call to housekeeping and a promise to have it ready within the hour (and still before... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Stayed 3 nights in Monterey; one night in a great hotel just off Fisherman's Wharf, and two further unplanned nights at the Otter. I wish I'd stayed all three at the Otter. For less than the cost of one night in my previous hotel I had free wifi and parking, and what I consider to be a better location, right... More 

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Cambria, California
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39 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

This older property is a bit tired & bathrooms definitely need some TLC - but the location is great - an easy walk to all that Cannery Row offers & also an ocean view & private parking - all for $109/ night. Bed was comfortable, wifi was strong and check in was seem less & included a welcome basket of... More 

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Address: 571 Wave St., Monterey, CA 93940
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Otter Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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