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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 2 days ago
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Sacramento, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 5 days ago NEW

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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
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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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Brentwood, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided last minute on way to Monterey to stay overnight to celebrate 21st wedding anniversary. would have stayed two but price jump for weekend was more than we wanted to spend. Staff was great and even had a small gift waiting for us in our room. Very thoughtful and much appreciated. View was great, breakfast was nice, room was clean... More

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

Happy anniversary! We are thrilled that you decided to stay with us to celebrate such a special milestone. Our staff always tries to make occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries a memorable experience. We are glad you enjoyed the amenity in celebration and look forward to welcoming you both back for your 22nd anniversary! Sincerely, Management of the Inns of... More

Santa Rosa, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on the 4th floor and had a breathtaking view of monterey bay. The balcony opened up to a 180 degree view of the ocean. The room was clean and the bathroom was nice. Large, with two sinks and a great shower. Nothing too crazy but well appointed. We actually had Melissa's sister come with us too and we... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the Monterey Bay Inn. We are so delighted to find out that you choose us as your destination for your wife’s birthday. Our staff was happy to help in creating a memorable day for her and hope that we will get the opportunity to welcome you... More

Shamong, New Jersey, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we enjoyed our stay at the Monterey Bay Inn. The rooms are very nice. The bathroom was huge with a large tub and double sinks. The view from our room was spectacular. The pillows were so wonderful that my sister-in-law and I both ordered them when we got home! There is a complimentary breakfast served right to your room every... More

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

Thank you for the outstanding review. We are very pleased that you found our bathrooms spacious, views to be spectacular, and pillows to be so wonderful. Comfort is always a top priority of ours and we were overjoyed to hear that you and your sister enjoyed our pillows so much, that you purchased them for your own homes. We look... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you Wendy and your Staff! we had another wonderful time and stay! our dinner at the chart house great! love the strawberries! wine and choc. for our 36th! will see you on our 37th God willing!!!

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

It was truly our pleasure to have the opportunity to be a part of your special day. We will be sure to pass on your kind comments to Wendy and hope to see you back for your 37th anniversary! Sincerely, Management of the Inns of Monterey More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I just checked in today. 7/8/2014 First off we arrived early around 1 pm normal check in is at 4 pm. We were told once our room was ready we would receive a call. Well we never did once 4:15 came around we headed back to the hotel. We arrived and was not greeted with a smile... More

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

We appreciate this guest's feedback and honest comments, as they are vital to our continued improvement. This review was posted shortly after checking in to the hotel. The following morning our front desk manager reached out to this guest to address their concerns and to remedy the situation. We are pleased to report that after speaking with our manager they... 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
Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Monterey #5 Family Hotel in Monterey #7 Green Hotel in Monterey #19 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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