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Old Monterey Inn

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500 Martin St., Monterey, CA 93940
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at 3 different B&Bs on our trip and this was the most intimate and most like what I thought a B&B would be. It's extremely charming, in every way. Almost felt like we were in a haunted house! We only stayed one night, and were more or less in and out because we were doing a lot of... More 

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IIInkeeper, Manager at Old Monterey Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay in our Library room. With such a great view of the gardens and having its own porch, our Library room is perfectly romantic and calm. We were also happy to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast. We are sorry... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this charming Inn early this month and it's just delightful. The place is almost a century old and it just have lots of stories to tell. We stayed at the 3rd floor. Using the stairs, you can appreciate the well carved banister and as you enter the room, it's very clean and very cozy. Looking through the... More 

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IIInkeeper, Manager at Old Monterey Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience at the Old Monterey Inn with others. We work very hard to make sure our breakfasts are prepared and plated wonderfully and were delighted to hear that you thought so as well. Our gardens are a great source of pride for us at the Old Monterey Inn, we take great care to... More 

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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous house, with a quiet and comfortable room, albeit on the top floor so a number of stairs to negotiate. Lots of helpful advice about where to eat. No choice for breakfast but food was fine. An oasis of calm in a charming house.

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IIInkeeper, Manager at Old Monterey Inn, responded to this review

We at the Old Monterey Inn pride ourselves on the calm and relaxed atmosphere of our property. We strive to make your stay here as stress free as possible. We are always here to help you on your journey through Monterey, whether it is restaurant advice or things to do in the area. We are so pleased that you enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far the best place to stay in Monterey. The manager, Robert, absolutely went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable, relaxing, and stress free. He was prompt with our needs and exceeded my expectations. Our room was beautiful with an automatic fireplace, huge jacuzzi tub with jets, dimmed lighting, and the most comfortable bed I have... More 

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IIInkeeper, Manager at Old Monterey Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write such a wonderful review. We at the Old Monterey Inn were so glad that we were able to make your stay here a wonderful and memorable experience. We aim to make you stay here stress free and are so delighted that we were able to do so for you. Reviews such... More 

Los Angeles
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My lady and I spent 2 enjoyable nights here. I had booked the Chawton, a garden entrance room on the 1st floor. It was beautifully decorated but TINY. Robert graciously offered us the Mayfair Suite, which happened to be available - upstairs in the main house. Much nicer indeed but considerably more expensive. We're glad we changed. Other positive reviews... More 

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IIInkeeper, Manager at Old Monterey Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review of the Old Monterey Inn. We are always delighted to hear of our guests stays. I am happy that we were able to accommodate you by putting you in our Mayfield Suite. All of our rooms have different and unique feels to them, some are small, quaint and romantic, while others... More 

Brigham City, Utah, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We spent our five day anniversary trip at this delightful and charming bed and breakfast. Quiet and secluded yet close to wharf and drives. The staff in attentive and friendly to every need. Fabulous breakfast. One morning we left early to visit Solvang and they made us a breakfast bag to take with us. Warm cookies at 2pm Wine at... More 

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IIInkeeper, Manager at Old Monterey Inn, responded to this review

We at the Old Monterey Inn were delighted that you chose to stay with us on such a special occasion. The team and I are always delighted to hear about the wonderful experiences that our guests have with us. It is motivation that we use to keep improving as a team. We truly hope to have you stay with us... More 

New York City, New York
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19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We had a great stay at the Old Monterey Inn to celebrate my birthday. Things we liked: -Nice gardens with plenty of spaces to sit and enjoy. There are plenty of lively birds to entertain nature fans. -Our room, The Library. Filled with tons of light—windows surrounded three sides of the room around the bed. It had a wonderful balcony,... More 

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IIInkeeper, Manager at Old Monterey Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write about your experience at Old Monterey Inn. We were very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you as well for all of your suggestions. We are always looking to improve as a team, and it is reviews such as these that help us do so. All the things... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Old Monterey Inn is absolutely perfect! My husband and I still talk about our trip to Monterey and this beautiful Inn. We did not stay in the main building but had a private 'cottage' type room in the back. The room was small, but great. They provide wine and cheese in the evening and we enjoyed that in their beautiful... More 

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IIInkeeper, Manager at Old Monterey Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We at the Old Monterey Inn are always delighted to hear of your guests experiences. We were so glad that you had such a wonderful time in our Garden Cottage room. Being detached from the main house gives it such a private and romantic feel, with a fantastic view of the gardens.... More 

Gold River, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

With so many other positive reviews, I will simply give a brief nod to the fine folks who serve and maintain at Old Monterey Inn. Staff: Very pleasant from the moment we walked in the door. Especially enjoyed the very laid back attitude with a long list of things we could do and enjoy and really no monotonous list of... More 

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IIInkeeper, Manager at Old Monterey Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write such a positive review. We at the Old Monterey Inn pride ourselves on our unique and beautiful experience. We aim to make your stay here as memorable as possible and are delighted to hear that we achieved that goal for you. We truly hope to have you stay with us again.... More 

Los Angeles, California
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We stayed here 15 years ago, and remembered it so fondly. There is always a danger in returning to a place - perhaps the memory will be better than the new experience - but this was even better. We requested our same room (the Library) and from start to finish (well we haven't checked out yet) - it has been... More 

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IIInkeeper, Manager at Old Monterey Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We at the Old Monterey Inn were delighted to hear that your stay this trip exceeded the previous. It is so rewarding for the team and I to hear that you had such a fantastic time. Reviews such as this keep us motivated to always continue improving. We... More 

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