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Borg's Ocean Front Motel

635 Ocean View Boulevard, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Carmichael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been staying at the Borg's Motel for over 40 years. It has consistently been a wonderfully peaceful place to stay with very welcoming staff. Many of the rooms have full ocean views and large windows so that you can sit at the table while sipping a glass of wine and enjoying the view and sounds of the ocean.... More 

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Merced, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting. The rooms along the road facing the water have great views and chairs outside the room for sitting. However, it is next to the road, there is no hair dryer or radio (although there is a music station on the TV), no coffee maker (although they have coffee and hot water for tea in the lobby in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my Mother and my Aunt for one night stay near the ocean, my aunt has never been since she was a very young girl and when she did go it was very brief just a drive by look. So I wanted her to hear the beautiful waves since she and my mother are visually impaired with RP disease... More 

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a basic cost effective motel in a beautiful area that has otherwise pretty expensive accommodation. If you must have air conditioning, microwave, coffee machine in the room, fridge, total sound isolation from the nearby rooms, large shower area or a modern tv, this might not be the place for you.On the other hand if you need a cost... More 

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PLAINFIELD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basic hotel room but across the street is an incredible park overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Grab a cup of coffee in the office and head across the street to enjoy the view. Nice little hot dog type stand across the street too. Skip the luxury and go for the view!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here because it was very gloomy. No sun, nothing to do on the beach, we didn't care where to stay and Pacific Grove was on the way. Apart from the fact that the town was a complete rip-off, this motel was kind of ok. We stayed in the refurbished part of the motel. It meant the bathrooms were... More 

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Palm Springs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Palm Springs. It's summer here to the tune of a buck ten. Planned this road trip in February. Monterrey was our stopping point. We searched and found Borg's early on. A delightfully low impact place (we'd been in soma SF for 4 nights...!) and an amazing location. Love the 1948 building bathrooms!. Quiet and chill away from... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you are okay with going back in time and staying at a motel that has an 80's feel then your good. Their website says free WIFI. The reason why its free is because it barely works, so don't plan any trips if you need to use WIFI. Its horribly bad!! In addition, there is no A/C, no fans, an... More 

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Missoula, Montana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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 June 30, 2015 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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