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Otter Inn

571 Wave St., Monterey, CA 93940
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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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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a four-night stay at the Offer Inn, and found it perfectly adequate for our needs. It's really well located, walking distance from Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. It's not a luxury property, and doesn't bill itself as one, so if you're looking for a spa bathroom or gold-plated faucets, look elsewhere. The property has outside corridors... More 

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Hayward, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my party stayed here for two nights during the Monterey Car Week and considering that the hotel was sold out it didn't feel like it was busy. Upon checking in we two very friendly people to help us. We also got a small basket full of breakfast items and crackers etc. There wasn't a free breakfast but this... More 

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Fair Oaks, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is obviously old. I've never seen bedding like this in a hotel. A fluffy zebra blanket?? We did not take off our shoes and did not use the shower. The towels were old and the carpet looked even older. Other reviews commented about the hidden microwave, our room did not have one at all. It very weird for... More 

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Alameda, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is clean and the staff is very nice. It is a plain overnight room. However, is wonderfully situated to walk or Trolley all over Monterey and in the heart of Cannery Row. A great overnight place if you want to be in the heart of things for a reasonable rate.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As others have said, the location is perfect! Two blocks from all the crowds and noise, but a convenient walk to anything that you would want to do. The room was an adequate size, clean and with an unexpectedly large bathroom! The beds were comfortable and the whole complex was so quiet we slept beautifully. Also, free underground parking was... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nothing fancy, no air conditioning (but we didn't really need it), perfect location for Cannery Row. Clean, friendly and reasonable priced. No breakfast, but they provide a basket of snacks and pastries. I would recommend it for an overnight stay in Monterey.

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

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 June 15, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

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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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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