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Otter Inn

571 Wave St., Monterey, CA 93940
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Only two blocks from the aquarium with free secure off street parking. We arrived much to early to checkin but we're told we could leave our truck there anyway. Same on day of checkout - saving the hassle of finding and paying for metered parking. At checkin we were given a large basket of snacks. Room was clean and simple... More 

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Stockton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We travel to Monterey once or twice a year for the past 7 yrs. and this is the only place we have ever stayed. I don't care if I had a million dollars, I would still stay at the Otter Inn. The price range, location, and staff are what keep me coming back. It doesn't matter if it needs a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Rude! Just rude! Run down and lady with dark hair in the front desk is rude! I don't care how close to the water they are, I would pay double to be 10 blocks out just to avoid them, and to be in a cleaner place. They need NEW STAFF and some updating. Lady had nothing but attitude when I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

This hotel looked really cute online. Close walk to many hotels and shops, the aquarium is a little further than I expected. The room was very uncomfortable. I couldn't sleep because the room got so hot and had no air circulation! I had my toddler son with me and the window that opened had no screen... Straight drop to the... More 

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Winchester, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Location excellent. Electricity was off that night (not hotel's fault). But once working, no hot water in shower due to nonfunctioning shower mixer nob. There was hot water in bath sink. There was no one at desk to call. Even next morning could not find any one at desk even by 8:30am to check out. Many areas not clean and... More 

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Fair Oaks, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

If you want is a hard bed to sleep on, a room that doesn't get much air if it's warm or hot outside, a fridge that doesn't work, are ok with toilets that aren't water efficient, a tub faucet that leaks, can hear every step your upstairs neighbor makes, and is close enough to Sly McFlys on a Saturday night... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This is the second time I have stayed here and it was even better than the first. Amazingly reasonable rates, a very friendly staff, and a block from Cannery Row. How can you beat that? With a large room with a view of the sea, separate bath and shower, good snacks provided at check in, and a very comfortable bed.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This hotel was basic but in a good location for exploring Monterey. They offered free parking and a jacuzzi which stated it was open till 10pm however when we went down at 9pm is was already off. The roos were nice enough for a couple of nights stay. I would stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We stayed here as part of our tour of California, glad we decided to check in here as opposed to the travel lodge. Clean and tidy room. Ideally located very close to the main attractions, with the aquarium only 5 minutes walk away.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

The inn has clean rooms. There could be more electrical outlets. I gave the inn a 2 considering how staff and administration failed miserably to handle a room full of disturbed singing drunks. The disturbance went on all night even after repeated attempts by inn employees to quiet them down. A refund would be nice....

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