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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 August 16, 2014
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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Been staying here since I was a child. So glad I could take my kids too. Wonderful view n bench seat in the window too see it. Friendly staff very helpful. Offers great ticket packages to aquarium. Just a short walk from the water. Stores near by. Great place will for sure be back again and again.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We arrived in Monterrey on an unplanned visit, most of the other hotels in the area were full, but there was room at the Otter Inn. We pulled into the covered garage parking area and the office manager inside made us feel very welcome immediately. We stayed for two nights on the 4th floor, and while the Otter Inn could... More

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Reno, Nevada
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

This Inn may not be for everyone. We have utilized this Inn three times and will probably stay again. We came across the Otter Inn by an impromptu trip to Monterey when all others were booked. Yes, it is extremely outdated and yes it is in ill repair. But, you can not beat the price based off of the location.... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Hi, My friend Lee and myself found your hotel late evening on the 15th of May. Lucky for us there was a room available as we had not booked, and we was very happy with the room and how clean everything was. We will be writing up a trip advisor report soon. But the thing that we found great was... More

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Caledonia, New York
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6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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222 reviews 222 reviews
52 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

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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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 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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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Address: 571 Wave St., Monterey, CA 93940
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
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