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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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 June 21, 2015 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

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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