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Monterey Bay Inn

3.5 of 5 242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
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Cork, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in a side view room with a view of the sea and the harbour. Really loved our room - very comfortable bed, view was beautiful, very quite and nice big bathroom with his & hers sinks. Breakfast was delivered each morning which was nice but small - fruit, yogurt and pastries/ muffins. It was good to keep you... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The best things about this hotel were the choice of 2 spas one with a rooftop view over Monterey and the other with overlooking a fire pit and courtyard, the wonderful balcony overlooking the bay and I mean built right on the sea! , we wished for binoculars to watch the abundance of seals, otters, and birds - then found... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of my favorite hotel rooms ever. Simple, quiet [as to humans], elegant, peaceful. Our room had a balcony [most, if not all, of them do] that hung over Monterey Bay. Sea otters gathered just below and their gabby gossipy honking and barking was delightful. Our bed was close to the balcony and we left the door open at night... More

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

Thank you so much for your descriptive review of our property. We could not have said it better ourselves and hope that all of our guests enjoy the Monterey Bay Inn as you have. You have truly captured all the small touches and details that we hope make our guests feel welcomed and valued. We wish that you were here... More

San Diego
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at the Monterey Bay Inn was a great experience. The room opened up to a balcony that over looked the bay and the Wharf. I left the slider open to hear the waves at night. Comfy bed, large bathroom and a continental breakfast of fresh warm muffins, coffee, fruit, yogurt and a boiled egg all served at your requested... More

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Easthampton, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would have given the Monterey Bay Inn a very good review, but for 2 inappropriate incidents during and after my stay. Neither incident should have occurred; these incidents absolutely should not occur in a hotel that charges guests $300 - $400 per night for rooms! (I stayed in an ocean view room at Monterey Bay Inn for 3 nights.... More

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

We are so appreciative of your review and are all disappointed that we fell short of providing you with an absolutely delightful stay. Please accept our apologies for any intrusion we may have caused while trying to reset the bandwidth signal router in your guest room. Our Inn does contain multiple routers throughout the property with several on each floor... More

Houston, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this hotel! It is located right next to Fishermans' Wharf, where we were able to get up close and personal with the sea lions. We enjoyed a spectacular 4th floor ocean view balcony room with an amazingly comfortable king size bed. I loved the large spa-like bathroom. We were the only visitors to the relaxing hot tub which... More

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

Thank you for sharing and for visiting the Monterey Bay Inn. We are so glad that you enjoyed our spacious guest rooms, spa like bathrooms, and spectacular views. We hope that you will have the opportunity to return for more than one night during your next visit, as it just seems to never be enough. Sincerely, Management of the Inns... More

Royal Oak
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Monterey Bay Inn while on a trip to California. It was truly wonderful. We had a beautiful oceanfront room with a lovely balcony, complete with potted red geranium. The room was clean and spacious. Bed was super comfortable. Bathroom was also exceptionally nice. The breakfast delivered to the room was a nice touch. It felt... More

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East Sussex
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Monterey Bay Inn, in October 2012. We booked an Oceanfront King Room and were given a room on the top floor. The location of this hotel is perfect, its only a few hundred yards from the centre of Cannery Row, without being too noisy. All of the local restaurants and Monterey Bay Aquarium are within easy... More

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

Thank you so much for sharing your stunning photographs of our property and for taking the time to review. We agree, it is truly an incredible experience to enjoy breakfast in the comfort of your own guest balcony and is almost always the best seat in the house. However, our rooftop jacuzzi offers equally stunning views of the bay and... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect hotel. Located on the bay in Monterey. Had Bay View with balcony which was great for breakfast and drinks before dinner. Can fall asleep to the sound of the lapping waves in bay. Continental breakfast is brought to your room every morning at the time you specify - includes yogurt and hard boiled eggs. Spacious bathroom with plenty of... More

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Gilroy, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had never stayed at the Monterey Bay Inn, but loved the location and booked a night there. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. The room was spacious, with all the amenities we like, such as bathrobes, safe and very comfy bed. The view was beautiful and we could even hear the seals out in the... More

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

Thank you so much for your review. We were all pleased that you enjoyed your first visit to the Monterey Bay Inn and that our location, room amenities, and amazing views made you decide to stay an extra night. As a boutique property, we strive to offer our guests a unique personalized experience and it is wonderful to hear that... 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*
Number of rooms: 49
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