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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
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Modesto, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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127 reviews 127 reviews
31 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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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North Highlands, California
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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The rooms were very basic, the shower in our room 2 queens with a Ocean view, had the smallest shower I have ever seen. The sink was rusty the windows had mildew, the room was very stale. probable has not been updated in years. We had 3 small packs of shampoo and 3 small soap bars. No refrigerator, coffee pot,... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

If you look only at the room, Borg's almost resembles a rather tired Motel 6, with very stingy amenities (a couple of small bars of soap and small envelopes of shampoo; don't waste your time looking for the coffee maker, clock-radio or hair dryer). But that's not so important when you contemplate the magnificent view of all Monterey Bay or... More 

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El Dorado Hills
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I work at AAA and a customer said she stays here every time she goes to Monterey Bay. On her recommendation I booked a stay and was not disappointed. I'm guessing this motel was built in the '50's and it shows, but it was clean and right for the price. I got 2 rooms with a queen in each for... More 

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Lincoln, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Great view when in units facing the ocean. Worth the few extra $$$. Motel is across the street from the ocean, and very nice walking paths. Great Friendly Staff. Have been coming down to PG for many years, and have found this to be a favorate place to stay. (Not fancy, but clean and next to the ocean and well... More 

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Orangevale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It was our first time at Borg Motel In Pacific Grove, Ca. The view was spectacular. The ocean was 30 second walk across the street. About a minute or so to drive to Cannery Row and First Awakenings restaurant in the outlet mall. Our room was dated but clean. No perks place, but who needs perks. The ocean is across... More 

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