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Old Monterey Inn

500 Martin St., Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #1 of 12 Monterey B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Monterey Inn is a beautiful bed and breakfast steeped in California and Monterey’s history. We arrived around 3:30pm and were greeted with a nice wine and cheese assortment in the main living room. We were showed around the house, dining room and the grounds – all lovely and warm. We stayed in the “Library” room – nicely decorated... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are very pleased you liked the library room and the luxury amenities as the Library Room is one of my favorite rooms. You must be an early riser as fresh coffee is out around 7 am each morning and we do provide a choice of real mugs along with... More

Granite Bay, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A charming bed and breakfast,the Inn keepers are so helpful with any dinner reservations you might want,also with any directions you might need ,they print them out on a little card for you . The happy hour from 4 to 6 is great,wine cheese crackers nuts olives and cookies ..... Breakfast is serviced in the main dinning room or you... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here as part of our mini-moon in the greater Bay Area. We got in a bit late but the guest-innkeeper was still up and managed to check us in. We stayed in the Rookery which was cozy and had a nice view out the window. The Inn itself is historic,and claims to be the original... More

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Irvine, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A classic B&B with beautiful facilities and grounds; with high prices; a postage stamp size room with an oversize bed in a converted garage; classic antique furnishings that are no more comfortable than your grandmother’s living room with about as much privacy. An excellent hostess who offered some personal charm in an otherwise stiff atmosphere. Driveway that desperately needs resurfacing.... More

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

As the owner of the Old Monterey Inn, I am always seeking for ways to improve our service, our grounds, and facilities. Our whole team very much appreciates the time you have taken to submit a review. The room that you stayed in is a bit more than a ‘postage stamp’ measuring 250 square feet in size and is furnished... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed here 2 nights as part of our California road trip. A lot of care has gone into this establishment but with hindsight it didn't suit our needs. pluses: - it is a beautiful building in an English Stately Home style, the rose garden is very nice if you have time, the reception room where evening wine is served... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the Old Monterey Inn. We are thrilled to hear you loved our gardens, our complimentary wine and cheese hour as well as our bountiful breakfasts. Our rooms do indeed have their own fireplaces, lending to the very romantic nature of our stately English Inn on the Monterey Coast. We also appreciate your... More

Menlo Park, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a wonderful B&B with lots of charm, comfort and quiet. We enjoyed it so much the first time that we came back for our mini-moon this month. Breakfasts are delicious though I prefer the savory mornings to the sweet and the coffee is excellent. The gardens offer ample opportunity to relax on benches, at tables or on the... More

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Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Old Monterey Inn is a historic mansion once owned by a city mayor. The furnishings of the rooms are of high quality and consistent with the era. Extensive and well maintained gardens surround the home and give it a bucolic feel. All areas of the Inn are very clean. The Ashford Suite is spacious, nicely appointed and very quiet.... More

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Marietta, GA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were there for three nights and I was without a car while my husband and our son were out on a boat. We were in the Ashford Suite with the sitting room for our son. One we get the pillows sorted out and towels for our son, we did fine. We had a lot of bags to haul up... More

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Illinois
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I was so impressed with this property! The grounds are lovely, the room was charming, and the inn keeper was so friendly. Check in went smoothly. The inn keeper was guininely friendly. She explained all about the property and what we could expect out of our stay. She showed us to our room. We stayed in the Chawton. This room... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The steps were relevant because we stayed in the Ashfield suite and had to lug our daughters capsule up to the 3rd level each time we went anywhere. Staying in the original master bedroom of this great house makes it a first world problem I know! Set a few minutes drive from fishermans wharf and cannery row was fine for... More

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Address: 500 Martin St., Monterey, CA 93940
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 10
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