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Inn By The Bay Monterey

936 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940 (Formerly El Adobe Inn)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Portland, OR
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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Lithia, FL
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54 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
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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195 reviews 195 reviews
15 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
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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Sacramento
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8 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

I came to Montetey for a convention. Located within a mile of the convention center and wharf. Screaming value, the rooms were super clean and the staff was very welcoming and accommodating. No extra charge for parking is always a plus. I would stay here again. Walking distance to all of the major attractions. Room walls are a little thin,... More 

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Midpines, California
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7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I have the pleasure of coming to Monterey monthly and always stay at the Inn by the Bay formerly El Adobe Inn, and have stayed here for the last few years. Nisha took over management from her parents and immediately started renovating the property, she has done an excellent job of upgrading the property. The rates are reasonable, the rooms... More 

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Chengdu, China
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53 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We were traveling to San Francisco on the PCH and stopped for one night. This place is great with a very helpful and happy check in with a young girl who genuinely liked her job. The room was clean and comfortable with good WiFi which was free. Overall a pleasant stay.

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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Standard room with very comfortable beds. Easy to find and park your car. WiFi worked well. It was a little too noisy and the walls are thin, otherwise would give it a 4. Would stay here again because of the low rates, you get a lot for your money.

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Coalinga, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Had an anniversary trip that could not have been any better. Wow amenities were outstanding.. Our room actually had view of the bay.... Loved the seagulls as an alarm clock. Close to every place we wanted to be. House cat was pretty cool too. WELL WORTH the money. Will absolutely book again..

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We stayed for one night on our PCH trip, and after a long day's drive the Inn was a nice restful stop. The room was a good size and well kept, and the staff were friendly...would definitely recommend for a reasonably priced stay. Monterey itself was a quaint little town and we enjoyed a day here before SF.

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Nova Scotia
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23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This is a nice and clean motel. The bathroom was huge! We had an upper floor room near the stairs, and did experience some noise. It quieted down in the later hours (once there was less traffic on the stairs). The walls are thin, and there was some noise from that as well, but it wasn't enough to bother us.... More 

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