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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Otter Inn is not fancy, by any means. But, the location is amazing and the price can't be beat. You are 2 blocks from The Aquarium, a block from Cannery Row and and all its wonderful shops and restaurants. We had fabulous meals at Bubba Gumps, The Hula Island Grill and the Cafe at the Aquarium. We had two... More 

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't have reservations but decided to spend the weekend in Monterey. Stopped at the Otter Inn and Gabriel was the best! Not only did he show us a couple of rooms to choose from, but he did it with a smile on his face and information about both rooms. It's not a 4 star, but we were just looking for... More 

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Stockport Uk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel obviously needs a considerable amount of money spending to bring it up to modern standards , the breakfast is a bit of a joke but having said all that it's not that bad. We had a reasonably clean room with a comfortable bed and the location is excellent. Walls were a bit thin and we thought the people... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We are staying here for a week and the staff has been very nice. This is our second time staying here. You are just a couple of blocks away from cannery row. The rooms are quite comfy. The weather has really been nice we had one day of light rain.

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Fresno, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

You would think what you pay for you would get something alot nicer. It was walking distance to things but for price will look else where. Blankets looked like they had better days. Needs lots of updates and wouldnt stay here again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 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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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 518 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

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 April 22, 2015

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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Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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