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Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay

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Temecula, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wasn't expecting much after all it is a Howard Johnson. But this Howard Johnson is also a gas station/convenience store. Which made for more noise than usual and there was no parking, I guess that was taken up by the gas station. Just saying I would look for somewhere else to stay for the price.

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Yucaipa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Might sound silly but, the one thing that was bad for us was the quality of toilet paper. I travel a lot and have never had any as bad as it was. Not only thin, it had large holes in it

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

darlenec960 I am very sorry about the toilet paper. We have been making an attempt to use the "green" products in this area. I personally prefer the less "green" variety that is thicker. I appreciate your input and I will mention it to Sarah. We try to strike a balance in this area and do buy the most expensive "green"... More 

Rockford, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When you walk in the Reservation Office, you feel like you are home! Baked chocolate chip cookies, friendliest service, plus she gave me extra towels before I went to my room - knowing I had 2 teenage boys. Clean, clean, clean room, plus ALL of the balconies had beautiful potted plants. (I have never seen this before when your stairwell... More 

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Laura H Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing us for your stay in the beautiful Monterey Bay Area. Sarah and her team are simply the best as they provide that home away from home experience. Our super housekeeping team keep our large rooms clean and fresh and as you have noted we server... More 

Norwalk, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a family trip, and we had not made a reservation at a hotel to stay in that night. So we decided to visit a couple of hotels to see if there were any vacant rooms available, and Howard Johnson Hotel was our first choice. And TADA! Thankfully there were rooms available at a cheap price. Despite the... More 

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

goodhonest Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your experience at our hotel. As you have noted we offer large clean rooms at a value price. But the intangible home away from home is what Sarah and her team provide. We serve a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast daily to get your day started. We... More 

Montebello, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a motel style place, but its very clean, big room, comfortable bed, although there is a gas station on the same property, i never heard a car. Both ladies at the front desk try their best to keep you happy, great customer service. cons....Toilet paper is uncomfortable, breakfast is ok.. no bacon, no ham, no eggs (only hard boil),

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Bakersfield
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice renovated property in Marina. The beds were comfortable, and the rooms were clean and fresh.

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

greghumphrey Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you enjoyed the recently renovated rooms. Our super housekeeping team keeps them fresh and clean. We are fortunate to be located close to all of the great Monterey Bay venues both North and South. Thank you for staying with us at our Howard Johnson Marina at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neither my husband nor I had ever stayed at a Howard Johnson before and we were pleasantly surprised. The room was spacious and clean and the staff was friendly. There is a convenience store and a gas station on site which was very convenient.

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Raea B Thank you ever so much for staying with us and for taking the time to write a review. Sarah has an excellent housekeeping team that keep our large rooms clean and fresh. We serve a deluxe continental breakfast daily to get your day started. Our property is located close to all of the excellent Monterey Bay venues. Thank... More 

Fulton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the 2nd time that I have stayed at this Howard Johnsons. I just love this hotel! Great location to the beach. The rooms are beautifully updated, you get wonderful, large, fluffy towels not the usual scratchy hotel towels. The best hotel breakfast that I have ever seen, awesome selection! The staff is so friendly and helpful! I can't... More 

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Lechner2003 Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. Sarah prepares an excellent deluxe complimentary continental breakfast daily. Her team provides the home away from home atmosphere and her housekeeping team keep our large rooms clean and fresh. We are close to all of the great Monterey bay sites. Thank you... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay

Address: 416 Reservation Rd, Marina, CA 93933-3320 (Formerly Days Inn Marina)
Location: United States > California > Marina
Price Range: $95 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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