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Inn By The Bay Monterey

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   936 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940 (Formerly El Adobe Inn)
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Ranked #29 of 53 hotels in Monterey
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
63Lisamarie Santa Rosa, California
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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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Santa Rosa, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Pleasantly surprised by this quaint hotel. Our room was very clean and comfy. Surprisingly we could see the ocean from our room. Location is close enough to walk downtown, to the wharf and even cannery row. Parking in Monterey can be challenging so walking is a nice option. The staff was friendly and helpful. Very reasonable rates which included wi-fi... More

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Folsom, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Inn was old dirty the fan didn't work in bathroom fridge was broken the blankets were dirty. I tried to call the front desk our phone was broken as well. The pool looked dirty and the breakfast was old. We asked the front desk for a toothbrush and of course they were out of everything no razors nothing. The... More

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Ottawa, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is located within a walking distance from the centre and to the mall. The room was quite large and attractive with a modern bathroom. It was clean and cosy. The staff went out of the way to help. It is great is you have a car.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean and walking distance to amenities. A bit far from main Monterey area... About 30 minutes walk to aquarium and sights. The room was clean and staff friendly. Not many amenities nor anything special. But it's tastefully decorated and feels perfectly fine. Low maintenance rental with comfortable place to sleep and rest on the coastal drive from San Fran... More

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Colonial Heights, Virginia
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location within walking distance of Fisherman's Wharf, Farmer's Market, and Cannery Row. Cannery Row was a bit of a hike, but we needed the walk after all the meals out! Excellent value for the area. We were happy that we chose to stay there over the Carmel area. We had a queen bed with a twin for our college... More

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Shanghai, China
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10 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the spacious room which was clean and the wifi fast and free. The Inn was close to the beach and fisherman's wharf and we loved the 17 mile drive in Pebble Beach. There were wonderful otters and seals galore!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This place is one of the best hotels I've stayed at. Rooms were very clean, spacious and nicely decorated. The lady at reception was amazing!!! We called up from the visitors centre and she said she would have a room ready for us to check in straight away which was before check in time. She also gave us great advice... More

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Nisha p, Owner at Inn By The Bay Monterey, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the glowing review. We take pride in our cleanliness and comfort of stay. We hope you will come stay with us again. Nisha More

Sao Paulo, SP
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

In a good location it is easy to visit carmel and Monterrey. The bed was very big and confortable. The breackfast wasn't special, but ok. The staff was friendly and helped us with some maps and tips about the big sur and the beatiful 17mile drive.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our room was spacious and included a small table and 2 chairs. We had a peek - a - boo view of the Pacific and our room overlooked a yard with pretty landscaping. We were happy to have a small refrigerator in our room. Flower boxes and good parking completed a great stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Excellent location. Very clean. Highly recommended! Great location. Very good. I honestly recommend this place. Love the location. Well maintained. I am trying to submit the review to help travelers. This little place is worth it!

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Address: 936 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940 (Formerly El Adobe Inn)
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Inn By The Bay Monterey 2*
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Also Known As:
El Adobe Hotel Monterey
El Adobe Motel

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Inn By The Bay is in walking distance to downtown Monterey bay where there are restaurants, shops, bars, and the Warf. All rooms have a mini kitchenette which includes a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer and iron. All guests have access to complimentary Wifi and continental breakfast.Rooms with a view of the bay are available. Pet friendly rooms are also available. ... more   less 
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