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Borg's Ocean Front Motel

635 Ocean View Boulevard, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Borg's Ocean Front Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Missoula, Montana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very inexpensive for the view and the location. It is not a luxury hotel and does not have many amenities, but let's face it, most people visit the Monterey Bay Area for all of the amazing views and activities. This place has the views (the beaches of Lovers' Point) and is close to everything in the area! The staff was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing view at a great price, would've have to pay more than double for similar view at hotels nearby, manager was very helpful, clean room, a lot of parking space, @ less than a mile from Monterrey Bay Acquarium

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is perfect if you literally need a bed to sleep in as it was very basic, very dated and quite dull. However it was clean and the bed was comfy. No tea/coffee making facilities in room as you go to main reception where you can make a coffee. The staff were friendly and appears busy. The beachouse restaurant next... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for luxury then this is not the place for you however, if you are looking for budget accommodation that is clean but not fancy then this place is fine. Located on the ocean front, the motel has an ice machine but no in-room fridge. Bed wasn't the most comfortable but not dreadful. Room very dated but... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Borg's is a throwback to the 50s with a quaint oceanfront hotel just beyond Monterey in the little town of Pacific Grove. Wonderful views, well located and inexpensive- especially if you don't care about the views and choose the back side looking over the parking lot.

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Modesto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Not a great room but plenty enough for a shower and a place to sleep literally across the street from the beach in Pacific Grove. I would stay here again! It was sort of pricey for a non-upscale hotel but try to find something in the Monterey area on the beach for cheaper!

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My husband stayed at this little gem after I had noticed the location on a b previous trip. Don't pass it up,because of better advertised , better promoted places on the small cusp of heaven called Monterey California. This hotel was just fine. It reminded me so much of the mom and pops hotels of the 60s, 70s and 80s.... More 

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San Jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

They say no frills and they mean it. No amenities what so ever, but what a location! Location location location! Directly across the street from Lovers Point, restaurant, path to minutes from fab sunsets, aquarium, and 17 mi trail. Rooms are clean, bring your own hair dryer and don't plan to bring your leftovers back to the room, but for... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Yes, it's on the water, but the quality of the stay in appalling. The beds are horrible. The blankets thin. They have ants inside the rooms. Compared to other places nearby, which are cheaper and better quality, this place is the pits (did I mention the thin walls and ceilings, so that you can every step around you, and conversation,... More 

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Mountain View, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This place was perfect for my wife and me. We don't need spare toiletries or other unnecessary amenities. What this place has is a great location with an incredible view. And how can you not be romantic when you are right next to Lovers Point? The rooms are simple, but they are very clean, and the beds are relatively comfy.... More 

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