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Monterey Bay Inn

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #4 of 53 hotels in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Thornhill, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights in July. The location was nice - on the beach- but be aware that it is at the end of Cannery Row so it is a bit of a walk to restaurants and shopping. Our room faced the water and had a nice balcony and we could see Fisherman's Wharf. The room was clean... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were booked into this hotel by our initial hotel that had a booking issue. The location is great and there are very good restaurants locally. The staff were helpful and friendly unfortunately the lift was out of action when we arrived but fixed in the morning. The sounds of seals outside was a novelty. Downside was that they decided... More

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Elevator was out for our entire stay The hotel is over priced. Our room was 400 dollars a night plus tax. Not a good value for a glorified motel. The room was dark. The location is very good. Services are very limited. No real attempt was made to help with the luggage or significant apology for the inconvenience.

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is located right on Cannery Row, within walking distance of the Aquarium and lots of local dining. We had a beautiful large room overlooking the bay that was almost spa-like in luxury. The staff were pleasant and helpful, including telling us about a deal offered by the Aquarium that allows local guests to purchase tickets at their hotel.... More

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed 2 nights as part of our trip up the west coast. Very friendly welcome and ease of parking was a great help. Room was excellent; large and comfortable. Best nights sleep I've had all holiday. We had a room with a view over the bay which was nice a quiet apart from the seals barking! Close to all main... More

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Sacramento, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is located perfectly, a bit away from the bustle of Cannery Row, and near Fishermans Wharf. There is a beautiful beach park right at the hotel, and seals and otters swim nearby. All the rooms have some sort of ocean view, but there are some pros and cons about this place. Pros: nicely appointed room, Aveda products in... More

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the monterey bay inn is a great place for the price, the location is in between the wharf and cannery row. they only have rooms with a king and sofa couch but with two adults and two younger kids it worked for us. we requested a room with an ocean view and it was awesome, i spent a lot of... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed here for 2 nights as part of a road trip. We arrived a little early but the staff were great checked us in and gave us maps of the area. We got to our room and there was a bottle of wine and chocolates with a card signed by the staff as it was our anniversary, which was... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an old hotel (see later) quickly painted up to try and look better. Once inside you quickly realise you have been duped by the online description. The whole place smells of musty sea water, damp patches on walls, dirt and dust in corners, under tables, shelves etc, Use the stairs as the lift is unbelievably slow, 3 stories... More

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Inns_of_Monterey, Manager at Monterey Bay Inn, responded to this review

We are very disappointed and regretful to hear about your recent stay. We are sincerely sorry that you experienced several issues while staying with us, as this is not a typical Monterey Bay Inn experience. Unfortunately, due to our intimate size as a boutique hotel we do offer limited lounge areas in the lobby, but do offer ample outdoor seating... More

Santa Rosa, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hubby and I decided to stay here for our 7 yr. anniversary since it's on Cannery Row and had the availability. Pictures posted from other reviews were true to form. We arrived a little over an hour early & decided to see if we could check in a little early. They were able to accommodate us which was great!... More

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Address: 242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Monterey Bay Inn 3.5*
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Amenities

Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Monterey #5 Family Hotel in Monterey #7 Green Hotel in Monterey #17 Business Hotel in Monterey
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The inviting Monterey Bay Inn sits high above the tides at its magnificent site on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Your private balcony provides a ringside seat to the ever-changing show-the delightful wonders of one of the world's richest marine regions. The Inn's 49 rooms, most with stunning ocean views, include a balcony, mini-refrigerator, king size bed, remote control TV, coffee maker, CD and DVD player, bath robes, hair dryer, and wireless internet connection. Two outdoor hot tubs, and a fire pit on the terrace compliment your stay, as does the convenient parking. Complimentary continental breakfast is delivered to your room each morning. ... more   less 
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