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Otter Inn

571 Wave St., Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #4 of 12 Monterey B&B and Inns
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San Ramon, California
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147 reviews 147 reviews
40 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice Hotel. Good size room with gas fireplace, nice size mini fridge, good size bathroom. Great view of Monterey Bay from our 3rd floor room. Property has an elevator and luggage cart so no climbing stairs with suitcases. Free parking and wifi. One block from cannery row and four blocks to Monterey Bay Aquarium. Walking distance to many restraunts and... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Otter Inn is in a great location in Monterey - just a couple of blocks from the world-famous aquarium, and the Cannery area with all the bars and restaurants. The room and the bathroom were a little tired, but they were large, clean and comfortable! There was free wifi which was great, although it worked better at times than... More 

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Kingsburg, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a trip to Monterrey for my little girls birthday and usually were pretty tired at the end of night so I decided this time to rent a room. I thought the price was decent and it looked pretty nice from pictures that were posted on the website. I arrived at 3 and went to check in at front... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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90 reviews 90 reviews
17 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

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
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

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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14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
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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93 reviews 93 reviews
63 hotel reviews
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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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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