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4.0 of 5 Inn   |   255 Ocean View Blvd., Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Ranked #5 of 10 Pacific Grove B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
joshualink Los Angeles, California
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For those who travel on a regular basis, and perhaps even for those who have seldom left their home town, you may have come across a place that feels like a second home, a place that you hold more dear than others you have visited. In my own travels, the Martine Inn has come to fill that niche. It is... More

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donmartine, Owner at Martine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your time to complete your review of the Martine Inn. Running a inn is a very personal business and the relationship between the guests and ourselves goes way beyond providing a room. To create a memorable experience that fits for that individual guest is a major challenge that we take very seriously. We learn more every day... More

Fresno, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Iv stayed at Martine Inn several times, with kids in the family suit, and also as a romantic get away. I especially enjoy the views and courtyard areas. Its a beautiful Victorian house full of memorabilia from days gone by. I highly recommend this establishment to anyone looking for a special experience.

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donmartine, Owner at Martine Inn, responded to this review

Being able to serve you and have you return for a totally different experience is wonderful. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. More

Burlingame, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This was a great place to stay. Our room, California, overlooked the gardens. Wine and appetizers in the evening, breakfast was fabulous, and a going away treat at the end of our stay was very nice. It is just minutes walk away from the aquarium and parking is free if staying at the inn. People were happy to please. We... More

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donmartine, Owner at Martine Inn, responded to this review

Creating your desire to return is our goal. More

Bettendorf, Iowa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Room was very comfortable and filled with Victorian style antiques. Stayed in Mahogany room. Had working fireplace that only required one match to start. Very nice to take chill off of the cool night air and also romantic. Wine and appetizers offered every evening in dining room overlooking the ocean. Made for conversation with other guests. Breakfast was outstanding and... More

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Thank you for pointing out that the Martine Inn location is so convenient to things you want to do and that we try to give you things to do in house as well. More

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This was my second time staying at the Martine Inn. Our first experience was very nice but the second time left much to be desired. I will illustrate how we feel our stay could be better with a couple of examples. We arrived early in the afternoon and our room was not ready, which is totally fine. We asked if... More

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donmartine, Owner at Martine Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad to have you as a returning guest. Our check in time is 3:00 pm and if you arrive before that time your room will not be ready. We vacuum our hallways and common areas last and do not want the noise and activity to inconvenience you in any way. We have stored guests personal belongings for... More

Penn Valley, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We had such a great time last year... we just had to return for another anniversary celebration! We were not disappointed. Once again, we were able to book an excellent deal thru TravelZoo. Hopefully, this will be an annual offering! The place is located right across the street from the ocean; within walking distance of Monterey Bay Aquarium and the... More

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donmartine, Owner at Martine Inn, responded to this review

We take great pleasure when you return to be our guest multiple times. We had a guest last week that first came to the Martine Inn 29 years ago and has returned many times since. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. More

Huntington Beach, California
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255 reviews 255 reviews
83 hotel reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We were taking advantage of a Travelzoo promotion; king room, bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries. All this for what seemed a reasonable price for Pacific Grove, well under $200.00/night. Even in booking the package I couldn't help but wonder about its rating as the 6th worst out of 10. Or from their perspective, the 6th best in Pacific... More

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donmartine, Owner at Martine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your extensive review. We have never been called weird before nor have I ever been called a ghostly specter. In our 30th year of business I guess anything can happen. More

Nashville, TN
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This is a beautiful, century-old inn with unique charm and quality. We were greeted warmly upon arrival and enjoyed our two nights there very much. We have three young children and found the family suite to be perfect. The suite is detached from the main inn, which was great for our family. The breakfasts were delicious, and the ocean view... More

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donmartine, Owner at Martine Inn, responded to this review

We set up the Family Suite about 5 years ago and it has become very popular. We are glad you enjoyed it. More

Sunnyvale, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

An ideal place to escape the pressures of modern life. Our room with both a fireplace and ocean view made it hard to leave, add a glass of wine, it was almost impossible. The staff were very friendly and the views from the dining room are spectacular. Breakfast is good and the wine and snacks in the evening a nice... More

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donmartine, Owner at Martine Inn, responded to this review

You have stated out goal in the first sentence of your review. We really want to create a place where you can relieve the stress of modern life. Thank you for confirming our goal. More

Jerusalem, Israel
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Our adult children found this little gem. We had the walnut room, queen bed, adequate bathroom, quite delightful other than a lack of a TV. I appreciate that some people find TVs uncouth but I need one to fall asleep to. Outside through French doors was a courtyard and fountain , Really lovely. There is a TV in the lounge... More

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donmartine, Owner at Martine Inn, responded to this review

Your review illustrated to me how important training and followup with my staff is. We have a sitting room on both the second floor and the ground for just for the purpose you wanted. They are there for our guests to view the waves crashing against the rocky coastline. On your introductory tour of the Martine Inn you should have... More

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Address: 255 Ocean View Blvd., Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Pacific Grove
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Martine Inn 4*
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Imagine walking out the front door of your beautifully appointed room and gazing at a beachfront paradise. Take a few steps and smell the ocean and hear the baby seals as they sun themselves. The Martine Inn, a Pacific Grove hotel, provides the perfect romantic getaway for people who love nature and beachfront activities. The Martine Inn overlooks Monterey Bay and provides pristine views of the coastline. The hotel features amenities including:- Romantic Ideal Location- Stroll to Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row- Complimentary Gourmet Breakfast- Complimentary Evening Wine & Hors d’oeuvres. Escape to the Martine Inn for an unparalleled experience! ... more   less 
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