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Monterey Fireside Lodge

1131 Tenth Street, Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #51 of 53 hotels in Monterey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Pacific Grove, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beware of this property!! Pictures and description on-line and over the phone are nothing like the actual room. Fireplaces do not work and when I asked about the kitchenette only having a sink and stove top knobs removed I was told it was due to fire department code enforcement. Carpet was beyond filthy and little refrigerator smelled so sour that... More

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San Jose, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

The faux-leather dining room chair was peeling. The small ikea table with elementary-school style chair had a single harsh overhead light that made it feel like an interrogation room. The king-size mattress was the least comfortable "bed"-like horizontal surface I have ever slept on. My wife got up in the middle of the night and slept on the (random) twin... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

I called to this Motel after a long drive on 22nd September I was looking for one night accommadation for myself and my wife. For one night I was charged $169 plus tax (Total $180). Very bad value for the level of services available. No coffee making, NoTV channels other than TV Shops,No iron, No hairdryer, poor quality towels and... More

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Altadena, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

I booked a room at this motel based on Trip Advisor ratings and reviews. For the price it was not what I had expected. We, myself and two smallish dogs, had a larger than average but basically a generic motel room. For the price, $218, I expected better. The mattress was covered with plastic that loudly crinkled whenever I sat... More

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Walnut Creek, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

When booking this room, I was assisted by a very gracious and helpful employee at the front desk. Her name is Shin and her hospitality and courtesy are the primary reasons that I booked this hotel. All customer service representatives could learn from this woman. Hats off to her. Thank you.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012 via mobile

If you want 5, 4, or even 3 star amenities, stay away from this place. But, if you want a little atmosphere and adventure, and have a dog, this may be the place for you. Affordable and quiet, your hostess, Shin, will treat you with respect and care. They just painted the place, and the rooms are supposed to be... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

I made a reservation to this place in August for a friends wedding in October and was told the price would be $89. When I arrive after the wedding to check in I'm told they don't have my reservation despite my having a confirmation number and they don't have any rooms available save for a $250 a night 2 bedroom... More

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

We reserved our room with Hotels.com. When we showed up to check in the woman at the front desk did not have our reservation. The only room she had availbe was a suite that cost three times what we had booked. She didn't care that we had the confirmation from Hotels.com and was very rude. Since we knew there were... More

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modesto
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

Me and my husband went to Monterey to have that alone time with each other we got to the hotel and it was really nice. I am a person that loves plant so that was really exciting to me. The rooms were great we were not there to be in the rooms we went there to enjoy monterey pier and... More

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Great Mills, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2011

Don't believe the pictures posted on the internet! This place was a dive and in a very nefarious looking section of town. The photos posted on the travel sites were not at all what we saw when we arrived there. Very deceptive! When we saw the hotel we stayed at another hotel in Monterrey and cancelled our reservation at this... More

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Additional Information about Monterey Fireside Lodge

Address: 1131 Tenth Street, Monterey, CA 93940
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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