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Inn By The Bay Monterey

936 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940 (Formerly El Adobe Inn)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We needed and got a dog friendly room on the ground floor which was formerly a handicapped designated room so it was very roomy. We loved that. The price was great for us reserving it last minute. Also loved that they have a brand supplied by "greensuites" (can't remember the 4-letter brand) refillable amenities in the bathroom: soap, shampoo and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This was your run-of-the-mill hotels. But what left me shaking my head was the location based on an ad I saw advertizing the place and its name, “Inn by the Bay”. It may be an Inn, but there is no Bay by it. In fact I don’t think you can see water from this hotel at all? Anyway, the room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We were greeted by a very friendly desk attendant who gave us great tips on traveling in the area! The room was clean and spacious, however the exterior walls were uninsulated cinder block, and we could hear everything in our room near the entrance. Otherwise the neighborhood was quiet and two miles walking distance from the aquarium.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Stopped for two nights over last weekend. Upstairs room, well sized and recently refurbished as, I suspect, has the whole place as it's recently changed name. Good bathroom area, plenty of evening sun and ventilation for getting the washing dry ! Coffee in room but no breakfast available but Wild Plum café and Denny's about 200 yards towards town. Note... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The name of the hotel/motel is deceptive as it is certainly not by the bay, in fact it was a few minutes drive by car!!! Apart from that the rooms were a good size and clean with free wifi, fridge and coffee making facilities. The girl on reception was very efficient and helpful and the only downside was parking at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We stopped off at Inn by the Bay as we were driving down the Pacific Coast Highway and our first night stop was to be Monterey. There was quite a few hotels and motels to pick from in Monterey, but we were restrained by cost. So we choose Inn by the Bay, we we're extremely surprised at the quality of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We stopped in Monterey as one of our overnights on our trip from Napa Valley to San Diego. This place was so comfortable and we had a great rest. The bed was so comfortable and we found the coffee machine really convenient the next morning. Great value for money. Would recommend a stroll down to fisherman's wharf for some crab... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The Good: -- Very spacious and tastefully decorated room and a HUGE bathroom (shower only, no actual tub, but that's fine with me as I never use hotel tubs anyway); -- Comfortable (non-saggy) bed with extremely clean bedding -- Reliable wifi -- Beautiful grounds. The building looks like some apartment complex in Europe. The courtyard has interesting local plants. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The hotel is near the local mall. The room was clean. There was an issue with the internet, but the night manager reset it and the problem was solved. The bed was a uncomfortable to me, but I am sensitive in that area. A pillow top mattress would be helpful. There are several restaurants, but many of them are pricey.... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Found this little gem on booking.com, after taking an impromptu trip to Monterey for the day. It was comfortable, clean, not too far off the beaten path and the beds were really comfortable. Being a motel, it will be noisier than a hotel, but that's kind of part of the fun, having a little interaction with the other guests. The... More 

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