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Sunset Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   133 Asilomar Blvd., Pacific Grove, CA 93950   |  
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Ranked #4 of 17 Hotels in Pacific Grove
Milwaukee, Wi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Would definitely come back!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

This hotel had a great location, close to the beach and within 10 minute of the attractions in Monterey. I was pleasantly surprised with our hotel room! Our room was decorated nicely and the bed was very comfortable! Only problem is that our shower kept leaking water after we used it, and the cleaning lady left a dirty gross towel in our bathroom.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

We were in a King size room at the end of one of the buildings with a lovely fireplace that did help keep the room warm and provided lovely ambiance. We were at a conference at Asilomar on our wedding anniversary weekend so we wanted a comfortable spot for the evenings. Sunset Inn was just what we needed for a good price in Pacific Grove. Not too far from the many great restaurants in town & walking distance to the beach & lighthouse. Never got to use the jacuzzi tub - maybe next time!

Room Tip: End room was nice & quiet.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

I really loved the feel of this place; it is quaint, charming, and our room was very spacious. We were only there for one night, but I would definitely like to come stay again and get a room with the jacuzzi tub. The rain shower was nice, but not as nice as a jacuzzi would be. Plus the bed was huge and really, really comfortable. A few other plusses are the fireplace, a nice tv, and great staff.

It is just a short walk from the beach that has a lot of walking trails. I kind of like that it is secluded from the tourist spots, but just know you will have to drive or bike to get anywhere, such as restaurants and tourist attractions. I think this is definitely most suited for couples, not really a family place.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Manteca, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Because of the great rate we didn't know what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised! Within walking distance to the beach and tidepools. We stayed in a Queen Room with Fireplace and it was VERY small but nice.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Sunset Inn in Pacific Grove is a quite hidden inn in Monterey. Beautifully decorated rooms, quiet location, yet near to the Aquarium (by car). Sunset Inn is very close to the water front. Fireplace was great to have. Breakfast in truly continental with no hot entree. We went out to breakfast, but the stay was lovely.

Room Tip: If you are looking for an inexpensive yet nice in stay in Monterey, Sunset Inn is a perfect fit.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We spent one night in this hotel! The room was very nice and clean with a big whirlpool tub and a fireplace! We'll came back in our future trips to california!

The breakfast is minimal and could be improved!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

We stayed 2 nights at the Sunset Inn. The staff were very friendly & helpful, keen to recommend restaurants, things to do, etc. Next door to the Pacific Grove Golf links (great course), close to the sea front. We had a room with a fireplace; it was small but had character and was very comfortable. Continental breakfast which was perfectly adequate. Great place to stay.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Sunset Inn

Address: 133 Asilomar Blvd., Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Pacific Grove
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Pacific Grove
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sunset Inn 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This 1939 historic landmark is located one half block from the Pacific and right next to Pacific Grove Golf course. Enjoy redesigned rooms with wood floors, plush beds and linens, and large flat screen televisions. Free wireless Internet access and continental breakfast is included. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Sunset Hotel Pacific Grove
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