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Monterey Bay Inn

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242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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El Dorado Hills, California
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the first time we visited this hotel , some friends invited us for a week in Monterey, getting away for the valley heat. They had stayed here many times and liked it. Its a wonderful hotel with great staff, beautiful rooms and service. if you are looking for a great Hotel with 2 hot tubs, lounge chairs, and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our overall experience at the Monterey Bay was very good. There were a few missteps but for the most part we were very pleased. When making the reservation my questions were answered in a very helpful manner and a note was made of the kind and location of room we wanted. When we checked in we were initially given a... More 

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Dixon, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband & I have stayed here twice now and we are convinced that this is the best place to stay in Monterey. It's not right in the hustle bustle of Cannery Row but a nice easy walk will take you where you want to go. The rooms are clean & beautiful. The areas around the hotel to relax are... More 

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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here late Aug for 2 nights at $224 rate Really enjoyed our 2 nights here. Slept great in the comfortable bed with the window open which cooled down the room to a comfortable temperature. Particularly enjoyed eating breakfast on the balcony overlooking the bay. Wish parking was free but wifi was and worked great. Perfect location as well.

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Reading
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Slightly unfriendly lady checked us in so I was feeling worried but as soon as we opened room door I instantly felt relaxed. Big comfortable bed, view over bay is just perfect, otters, sea life and canoeists going past, all just so relaxing. Good location between cannery row and pier. Breakfast in bed is nice but could be slightly more... More 

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Brentwood, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

for me some things here were quite good - excellent consistent high speed wi-fi. large new HDTV. excellent balcony and view and above average bedding. on the con side - no AC (not usually an issue in Monterey, but I am hot blooded) old building which means old bathrooms. no gym, poor window coverings (room is very bright and I... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small inn with fantastic employees, nice furnishings that is right on the water. We were lucky enough to get a bay view room and fell asleep to the sea lions having a late night conversation. The one negative for a sissy like me is that they do not have central air conditioning but overcome that by providing... More 

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Visalia, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a bad hotel, however be aware that it is an older place, that has been remodeled several times. Parking is VERY tight and they charge $17 per night for self-parking. That's not bad for Cannery Row. We found that the ceilings need insulation. We could hear the neighbors upstairs talking, flushing the toilet, etc. It was very frustrating when... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will start with the PROS: Hotel is beautiful! Staff is awesome and Location is great!!! But here is the CON: NO AIR CONDITION in our room what so ever!!! It was so hot!!! Felt like a Sauna. As soon as I checked in I called downstairs and asked how to turn on the air...I was told there was no... More 

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

We are very appreciative of your review are sincerely sorry to find out that your recent stay was less than entirely comfortable due to the warmer temperatures. Our mission has always been to provide a restful environment dedicated to personal and attentive service, and are truly sorry that your stay was less than entirely comforting. Many properties on the peninsula,... More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was nice and clean with a partial view of the ocean. The view was spectacular. Having a drink on the balcony late at night with all the lights and the view was really nice. The bed was decent but nothing special in terms of comfort. In my opinion it had to be a bit softer. I misunderstood the... More 

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