We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Monterey Bay Inn

3.5 of 5 242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
Hotel website
Hotel packages
Announcement
Complimentary Breakfast
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
GreenLeadersBronze level
Monterey Bay Inn
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Monterey Bay Inn
Write a Review

1,185 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    744
    317
    79
    29
    16
See reviews for
159
764
41
55
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (283)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (1185)
  • Mar-May only
    (293)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (355)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (346)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (191)
All months
Norfolk, UK
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed one night at the Monterey Bay Inn whilst driving Pacific Coast Highway. Received a warm welcome at check in and we were impressed with the room. Great view from the balcony, complimentary breakfast served in your room and a big comfy bed.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just spent two nights at the Inn. Upon arrival and learning we were celebrating our birthdays, we were treated to an upgraded ocean view room. No sooner had we settled in then a knock on the door produced a waiter with chocolates and a bottle of wine! Nice! Great views, good people, a nice couple of days away!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
El Cerrito
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife treated us both to my birthday trip (which included a member's dinner at the Aquarium.) That was followed by wine-tasting, so we knew we didn't want to drive. The Monterey Bay Inn was the logical choice -- not at expensive as those closer to the Aquarium. Since it was at the far end of Cannery Row, we had... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
30 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night and had a peaceful, comfortable sleep. The bathroom is large and well designed for two people. The closet has adequate hangers, an iron and an ironing board. Parking is underneath the hotel (Extra cost) and there are charging stations for electric vehicles. Breakfast was delivered on a timely basis and our only complaints were that the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
San Francisco, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last minute booking, perfect view and accomadation...the room was very well equipped and the service was great..morning breakfast in room with view was perfect! The aquarium is down the street and very easy access to beach..we definitely recommend

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
SFO
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is walking distance to Cannery row, wharf and the aquarium. Also closeby are several great restaurants. There is a small beach besides the hotel. They offer free breakfast in room and fruits in the afternoon near the lobby. Binoculars can be found in every room with a view to enjoy the scenic bay. Birds keep visiting your room's balcony.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my boyfriend as a getaway weekend and was impressed with everything the hotel had to offer. The location was great within walking distance to everything we did. Cannery row, the wharf, the aquarium and even lovers point! We opted to choose the "oceanfront" room, which I was a bit skeptical of other oceans "views" I've had at... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Boulder Creek, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a birthday celebration. When I got to my room, there was a bottle of wine in a silver ice bucket, chocolates, and a signed card from the staff. Everyone was super friendly and helpful. I had an oceanfront room, and it was spectacular! There is a pair of excellent binoculars in the room, which really helped... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Naperville,IL
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located directly on the water at the beginning of Cannery Row, the Monterey Bay Inn was a great choice for us. All of the rooms have a view of the bay. I would estimate about 2/3 of the rooms look down the beach and out toward the marina with plenty of the bay in view as well. The other 1/3... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

this hotel is a very well-kept hotel conveniently located at the beach literally 2 minutes away from the beach right down the street from shopping and fine dining restaurants shopping and other great entertainment. The staff is very friendly and courteous professional. The continental breakfast was good but if you're looking for something sustaining there is a restaurant real close... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Monterey Bay Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Monterey Bay Inn

Address: 242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number:
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
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA and Booking.com so you can book your Monterey Bay Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Monterey Bay Hotel Monterey
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#5 Family Hotel in Monterey
#7 Green Hotel in Monterey
#13 Business Hotel in Monterey

541 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (386)
Viewed
View from room (74)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (84)
Viewed
Dining (22)
Viewed
Room/suite (107)
Viewed
Bathroom (21)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (16)
Viewed
1:19
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (61)

Expert photos: Taken by TripAdvisor travel experts

Viewed
All expert photos (129)
Viewed
Amenities (17)
Viewed
Jacuzzi (10)
Viewed
King Room with Balcony and Ocean View (35)
Viewed
Oceanfront King Room with Balcony (38)
Viewed
Rooftop Jacuzzi (8)
Viewed
The Hotel (21)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (27)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (8)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Other (6)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay