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El Dorado Inn

900 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #15 of 53 hotels in Monterey
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We wound up at the El Dorado Inn after the hotel next door was over booked and they moved us here. Updated bathrooms. Clean rooms. Mattress was ok, but slept comfortable. The nicest part was the manager who left they keys for us and the light on in our room so we would feel welcome. Met her the next morning...Lovely... More

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Dana Point, California
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This little gem is recently updated and it shows. It's conveniently located and right on the main road. Surprisingly you can hear cars, but didn't really notice it too much. The new owner has done a marvelous job of updating everything in the rooms. Very clean and very nice. Our room upstairs on the corner by the office was spacious... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice accomodations at a great price. Close to Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row. Two delightful ladies own and run this small motel. It has a little bit of an English Tearoom atmosphere. The rooms were spotless and included a refrigerator. Our kingsize bed was very comfortable. No pool and limited TV channels. Breakfast included steel cut oatmeal (nothing instant!)... More

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Murray, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our two nights at this hotel. The location is very convenient, the rooms are clean and comfortable, and the homemade breakfast muffins are amazing. Sharon, the manager, is very friendly and made us feel welcome. This hotel is not plush but has everything you need for a comfortable stay and is very affordable. I would definitely stay here... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

If you're looking for the Fairmont, this isn't it. But if you are looking for clean comfortable accommodation you've come to the right place. This is a small motel located down the street from a shopping mall in Monterey and conveniently located a short drive from Cannery Row. Sharon, the new manager took over operation of the place 8 months... More

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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We stopped in Monterey after driving up the PCH and found this place by chance. Very warm reception by the owner and staff, very affordable and room was comfortable and foreseen of all amenities. Shower was brand new and amazing, breakfast was free of charge and freshly prepared. Highly recommended.

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We found El Dorado Inn just by chance, so we felt very lucky for that because we had a wonderful stay. It is true that our room (I think it was #4) was quite simple (there was just a couple of comfortable single beds, a fridge and a flat TV as you can see in the attached pictures) but it... More

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

The hotel is small, the rooms simple but clean. The lady (I'm sure is the owner) in reception was kind and friendly. The location is convenient enough to go downtown. The price $90 was way too much for what we got. $60 would be fine. Some reviewers praise the breakfast. Well, for me that was the bad part. No place... More

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C C, Manager at El Dorado Inn, responded to this review

I'm the Innkeeper of El Dorado Inn and though it's my home, I'm not the owner. EVERY morning I make a fresh continental breakfast of muffins, hot cereal (steel-cut oats with dried cranberries, almonds and brown sugar as toppings), fresh fruit, hard-boiled eggs, juice and coffee/tea/hot chocolate. I sometimes make buttermilk biscuits or cinnamon rolls as an addition. We often... More

Pacific Grove, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

I am local and stayed here for several days, in the midst of relocating. I couldn't have asked for a warmer welcome or better service than what I received during my stay at this sweet, little inn. While they have been busy renovating and updating, bringing freshess to this adorable property, the Manager (Sharon) is an added breath of fresh... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Every time I visit Monterey I stay at the El Dorado Inn; the personal is very kind, rooms are good and very clean and the breakfast, featuring homemade muffin, is great! The location is quite good, being close to the wharf and 5 minutes by car from Carmel and the Aquarium.

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Address: 900 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
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Ranked #15 of 53 hotels in Monterey
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