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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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Ontario, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this Inn for 3 nights while visiting the Monterey area. As a sign of how great this B&B is one of the other couples who were visiting owned their own B&B in West Virginia and other couples had stayed several times. The arrival and check-in was very friendly, informative and we had a quick tour of the... 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. It was a pleasure to read about your stay with us. We are honored to have had you with us for three nights and were happy to read you met another owner of a b&b. We love hearing that our guests not only enjoyed their stay with us... More 

Denver
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The OMI has been one of the favorite parts of our vacation. From the exceptionally personalized service, to the elegant, yet warm and inviting accomodations, every part of our experience was wonderful. We cannot wait to return.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at the Old Monterey Inn. We were delighted to have you and your in-laws for your trip to California. We were happy to see you all enjoying the beautiful gardens that surround our Inn. We all hope the best for you and your family and hope to see you... More 

San Jose
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We luckily scored a single Friday night stay (usually a two night minimum on Friday/Saturday stays). We were attending a performance at the Golden State Theatre in old downtown Monterey. The Inn has convenient and adequate off street parking. The downtown and wharf are a short walk from the Inn and has sidewalks all the way, so no walking in... 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 detailed review. We all at the Old Monterey Inn are happy to have had you stay with us while enjoying a performance at the Golden state theatre. We were happy to see you enjoyed all the details the Old Monterey Inn has to offer. We also looked into the seat... More 

Kansas City
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed at the Old Monterey Inn on a girls' weekend. We had the only two rooms on the third floor which allowed up to have our own space where we could leave our doors open to create a suite-like experience when we were not out and about. The rooms are charming and we used our private fireplaces every... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We all at the Old Monterey Inn were delighted to have you two stay with us. Thank you for highlighting details about the property you enjoyed. We take our guest suggestions very seriously and after reviewing the water situation in the rooms, we want to thank... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here 2 nights over our 55th Anniversary. The Old Monterey Inn has restored my faith in a perfect B&B. The owner and manager made our stay one we will always cherish. The Inn is impeccably kept from the guest rooms to the parlor to the dining room. Beyond that, the gardens and areas surrounding the Inn were beautiful.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share with other travelers about your stay with us. We were honored to have both of you for your anniversary. I am happy to hear that our guest service and accommodations could make your stay memorable. We hope to see you back again. Sincerely, Dillon Roach Operations Manager More 

Minneapolis, MN
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just completed our third stay at the Old Monterey Inn. It is amazing. First, the grounds are large and comprised of beautiful gardens both formal and casual. From entering the door, you are greater with comfort, service and beauty. Over our visits, we have had 3 rooms, all beautifully appointed with great linens, fireplaces, cozy chairs, and ambiance fitting... 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 detailed review. We all are so appreciative of all the nice things you outlined about our property. We at the Old Monterey Inn were delighted to have you both staying with us and hope to see you back again soon. I will make sure to post this in all departments.... More 

California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My husband and I booked this Inn on the recommendation of a friend. I have to say, my husband usually doesn't care for B&B's but after staying here, he declared it as our new destination when we visit the Monterey Bay area. The Inn is charming and the gardens are outstanding. The owner and his staff made us feel welcome... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review. We are all happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your stay with us. From the gardens to the wonderful homemade cookies our Innkeeper bakes. I will be sure to share with the rest of the team. We all hope to see you and... More 

Vail, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I have nothing but wonderful things to say about this place and the staff. We arrived right at 7pm to check in and were warmly greeted and given a tour by Dillon. He informed us that breakfast would be served @ 9am in the dining room. Well, we had plans every am but no worries...each day our meal was delivered... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers about your stay at Old Monterey Inn. I am happy to hear that our guest service and accommodations could make your stay memorable. I will be sure to share your comments with our team. Thanks again and we hope to welcome you back. Sincerely, Dillon Roach Operations Manager Old Monterey Inn More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

What a precious place to stay. The garden is stunning. The whole place is charming & inviting. The warmth of the home is instantly felt even as you drive up the driveway, which is surrounded by beautiful foliage. From the wood doors, the wood floors, the beautiful wood dining table & chairs & huge fireplaces, and all the unique, colorful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We loved this place! It is the right choice, no doubt. All staff was courteous and the hospitality was superb. They create a family environment with the gourmet breakfast and all little details! You do not have to miss it!

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