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Monterey Bay Inn

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What we loved about our recent stay: 1. Location 2. Service - everyone was so friendly and helpful 3. We booked a Cannery view room but they upgraded us to an ocean view with no extra charge. Wow, really enjoyed looking out at the ocean, park, etc. And hearing the sea lions barking. 4. Having a parking space in the... More

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Danville, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Once again we had a great time the weather was on our side it was perfect. The staff are amazing they make you feel like your the reason they are there. They have a continental breakfast, served to your room along with a news paper at the time you request (they are always on time) in the lobby they have... More

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Yreka, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We highly recommend Monterey Bay Inn as the place to stay in Monterey, (having stayed at the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa last time). This place had fabulous service, from the helpful staff to the delivered breakfast and turndown service, well worth the price! Loved being able to leave the patio door open all night to hear the sound of... More

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19 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at the MBI for the final part of our Honeymoon in California. We booked through Hotwire and I contacted the hotel ahead of time to check up on our room etc. They were absolutely fantastic in getting back to me and offered us an upgrade which was very kind and most welcome. The hotel is at the... More

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

Thank you for sharing your very kind review. We were very happy to hear that you found your stay to be absolutely delightful. It was truly our pleasure to help make your honeymoon an unforgettable one and hope that Monterey will always have a special place in your hearts. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Management of the... More

Annandale, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend Monterey Bay Inn as your Monterey stay of choice. From check-in to check out, our experience was exceptional. Take advantage of the town trolley to visit local historical and literary sites. Stop is a short two blocks away.

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Culver City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The perfect night spent here - where I paid a bit more than budgeted and realized if you only have one night in a special location you might as well splash out on the best location! I felt so grateful to have found the perfect accommodation for a one night stay. I loved the view, the binoculars and the local... More

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

Thank you for sharing your wonderful Monterey experience. It is those small touches you mentioned, such as the binoculars and history books that we hope make our guests feel welcomed. Our staff truly tries to make every guest experience memorable and we were so happy to hear that your one night in Monterey was one you’ll never forget. We all... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is very nice, the hotel is a bit old, however they have a great location on the water, and they try to do their best with what they have. The lobby is average, you feel that the hotel needs renovation, and it gives a maximum feel of a 4 star property. We had the PANORAMIC OCEANFRONT room. Wow,... More

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

Thank you for your review. We are couldn’t agree more, our Panoramic Oceanfront Rooms are simply breathtaking. These newly renovated rooms are truly spectacular with the most amazing views and we were so happy to hear that you experienced the “wow” factor. However, we were disappointed that our boutique property fell short of your expectations and that you did not... More

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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel with excellent standard of rooms. Rooms with sea views give an opportunity to see the amazing array of wildlife. The hotel thoughtfully provides binoculars to assist. Very helpful reception staff who seamlessly sorted out a problem with our booking. Complimentary continental style breakfast served to the room if requested.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of a 7 day California trip, and my favorite memory of the entire trip is the accommodations we had at the Monterey Bay Inn. Spend the extra money and request an ocean view room--during the evening and night you can hear the waves crashing on the rocks, the seals, and watch the... More

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

Thank you for sharing your amazing review. We were all pleased that the Monterey Bay Inn was the best experience you had during your recent travels to California. Our ocean view rooms are something that we hope everyone gets to experience, as nothing quite compares to hearing the ocean waves right outside of your window. Regarding our service staff, we... More

Newton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in an oceanfront room (complete with binoculars to watch the charming sea otters) and it was lovely. The location was excellent as well. The scenic walkway is right outside the main door which made it easy to walk to the piers without worrying about traffic. The front desk staff and housekeeping staff were all very friendly; they even... More

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Address: 242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Monterey Bay Inn 3.5*
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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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