We spent one night at the Spindrift while on our way down the coast. It is located in the heart of Monterey's "Cannery Row" district, which although a bit touristy, was beautiful. The hotel staff was great - helping us with our bags, making valet parking effortless, and making us feel welcome. We had a top-floor corner room which was lovely.
We esepcially liked the upholstered chairs in front of the fireplace (which we used because with the windows open, it got quite cool even in August). The bed was unbelieveably comfortable. The early evening wine hour was a nice touch and the local wine they poured (rather generously I might add) was delicious.
Overall, a very comfortable stay for what I thought was a great value with our AAA rate.
Also, we had dinner at the Sardine Factory which was lovely. Upscale dining in a beautiful setting. Great food, wine list, and service.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- In the heart of Cannery Row, directly on the beach, Spindrift Inn offers an atmosphere of romance, elegance and gracious hospitality. The Inn's distinctive two-story lobby, with its hand-tiled floors, Oriental carpets, charming antiques, original art, and wood-burning fireplace, invites quiet conversation or private reflection. The 45 comfortable, luxurious rooms-half with breathtaking ocean views-are uniquely decorated and include wood-burning fireplaces, down comforters, feather beds, honor bars, TVs, CD & DVD players, wireless internet connection, marble baths and window seats or private balconies. Complimentary silver-tray continental breakfast is served in-room, & an afternoon wine and cheese reception is held daily. Valet parking is available. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Spindrift Hotel Monterey