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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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved this hotel that was situated right on the bay. We had an ocean view room and the view was so lovely. We loved to hear the sea lions out in the bay in the morning. The rooms were very clean and spacious. I think we had a luxury room. The bathroom was amazing with a double sink and... More

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New Jersey
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a really nice little hotel right on the Bay. We had a water view room that overlooked the marina and the seals. Great view. It was a little strange that the hotel had no air conditioning. That is until we walked out on the deck and felt the cool air coming off the water. We slept each night... More

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Worcs. England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is perfectly situated and the staff here are very pleasant and helpful. We stayed in an Ocean View room which was spacious and clean. Balcony is very close to the water and there are complimentary binoculars to watch the marine life including seals and otters. You can leave your car and walk to numerous restaurants and shops in... More

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Los Angeles
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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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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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 2 weeks 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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3 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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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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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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