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Clarion Hotel

2.5 of 5 1046 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940 (Formerly "Westwind Lodge")
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Its in a convienent location to the pier and shops. Its more like a motel with rooms facing outdoor walkways. Lady at the front desk was nice and helpful but recommended the most expensive place for dinner $28 a plate (we had 2 kids and 6 people) so we opted for elsewhere. Hotel is value for the money but if... More 

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San Francisco, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We stayed here with our son during our holiday coastal getaway after Christmas. We've had overnight stays in a few of the inns/hotels in the nearby area and were pleasantly surprised by the spacious room, level of comfort and cleanliness at this hotel. We had our own separate room with a queen bed and our son had a queen bed... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Took a two-day trip away from our Bay Area vacation to drive down to Monterey. This hotel was clean and comfortable for my wife and me. The receptionists were friendly and helpful giving directions to the Wharf, etc. The continental breakfast was well-stocked, though the dining room was a bit too small to accommodate all of the families that were... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We had a few nights here on the way down driving from San Francisco. The Hotel was well located and close to the Fisherman's Warf. We stayed on the bottom floor and found the hotel well equipped for the price, and very comfortable. We would stay here again

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Reno, NV
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Have stayed at a number of the budget motels along Munras Ave while on motorcycle trips over the years, and this was one of the nicer ones. I stayed here November 20, which was a Thursday, so not a whole bunch of folks were staying here. Older but seems to be in good repair. Walking distance to old downtown, Del... More 

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Los Angeles, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I stayed at the clarion hotel for almost two weeks anytime i needed anything i asked Dianna and within a few minutes i had what i asked for. While i was staying their i told Dianna i have a friend who is a General Manager of global sales and she was looking for a assistant manager. I asked Dianna if... More 

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Sandy, Utah
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

How this very old run down motel can be called a Clarion is beyond me. Front desk claimed to have 2 year old pillow-top mattresses which turned out to be 7 year old low grade mattresses in all their rooms. The breakfast was the first one I've ever seen where ONLY the apples were edible. Broken items that were never... More 

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Roseville, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I booked this motel last minute and got a good rate for the area. Read the reviews but went in with an open mind! I was a late check-in and the gentleman was very nice. He gave me the "cottage room" which is right next to the front desk. I was there by myself, so I didn't mind that and... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

First: the hotel is 15min walking from Downtown Monterey, ok but that is a distance. The staff was neither friendly nor attentive, the room big but smelly and the AC is loud. Forget the breakfast (it is barely worth mentioning), the pool is ok, the sun terrace is in the shadow and the hot tub... mmh still not good. I... More 

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Los Angeles
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70 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

As others have stated - there was a strong musty smell in the room. Kept the window open and the a/c on throughout the night but it does not go away because when we left the room in the morning, the outside air was much fresher and cleaner. The breakfast had china plates, which was a nice plus but otherwise... More 

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Address: 1046 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940 (Formerly "Westwind Lodge")
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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Clarion Hotel Monterey
Clarion Monterey
Monterey Clarion

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