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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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florida
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67 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed the convenience , the hotel was very lovely, the coffee was superb. The staff great, weddings, tournaments, honeymoon, close to cannery row, piers, and fabulous sites and restaurants. Patio on golf course,

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Milton Common, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our room was overlooking the bay and so we had an amazing view. The hotel kindly provided binoculars in the room so we could view the otters, seals, sea lions and dolphins from the balcony first thing in the morning. The room itself was a great size with very good facilities. The staff were friendly and helpful. It is brilliantly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long drive under our belts the Monterey Bay Inn was a sight for sore eyes. A small traditional hotel with thoughtful touches it's located right in historic Cannery Row. Our room had a single king sized bed and a pull-out. It comfortably fit four adults. Loved the 47" tv, double sinks in the bathroom, binoculars (awesome!), the rooftop... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a night with the Hubby. We arrived several hours before check in. Reception was very accommodating with regard to parking and took down our number to text if the room was ready early. The hotel is located at the far end of Cannery Row (a little quieter and less crowded) beautiful views with the beach and tide... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel was really nice! I don't reccommend the cannery row view rooms though. We had a view of a parking garage. Splurge and get a better room. It still was really nice being right on the beach! Would definitely stay here again, just a different room.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start by saying this hotel has got to be one of the best locations and definitely one of the best views in Monterey. If you chose one of the ocean front rooms it's like staying at a sea life preserve. We saw seals, otters and tons of interesting birds. With the sound of the ocean right outside your... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a repeat visit to the Inn within seven months. I love the location!!! The ocean front rooms offer a truly great view of the bay and wildlife of the area. You're able to lie in bed and appreciate the view of the bay. With the binos provided you're able to watch sea otters,seals,birds and boat traffic close up.... More 

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Derbyshire England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our experience here demonstrates the value of training and the difference the right people can make. We'd picked the hotel because of its location at the edge of the bay. We arrived and the male receptionist wasn't particularly welcoming and when we were checking that the allocated room had a seaview, we were brusquely told that we'd booked a "view"... More 

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

We are very appreciative of your review and are so pleased that you enjoyed the stunning location and views of our Inn. However, we were all disappointed to find out that we failed to provide you with the warm and welcoming hospitality that we strive to provide all of our guests with upon check in. We can assure you that... More 

Belleville, IL
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely place to stay in such an expensive area. Our side room still had an amazing view of the bay and the balcony was plenty big enough for the two of us to sit and watch the sun set. Perfect location; we could walk anywhere, to the aquarium, restaurants and to the marina where we went whale watching.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want an ocean-front room, this is the place to stay. I could not have been more pleased. We were on the fourth floor and had a balcony where I easily could have spent an entire day. I only wish they had cushion seats rather than the iron because I spent a great deal of time out there. The... More 

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