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Monterey Surf Inn

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This motel (room 8) was clean, recently renovated but room was small for 3 large suitcases, backpacks and other items. Plug ins were not abundant or well placed but the place is older so wouldn't expect it anyway. Walk in shower only without tub or seat. No breakfast, but coffee available all day. Would stay here again.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed here for 1 night as part of our road trip, the room was clean, nothing special, good value, it does what it says on the tin, good location for quick drive down into Monterey bay or up the road to carmel, good fro the budget traveller

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a one night stop for us and it exceeded my expectations. Modernly renovated, clean, comfortable and very convenient access. And very reasonably priced! Only downside was the staff was not very friendly and, oddly enough, we couldn't get a drain plug for the bathtub because apparently the City of Monterey doesn't allow that due to water conservation bylaws.... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First great thing is no carpeting. Room is furnished with hardwood and tile flooring. So clean. Huge flat screen. Over all wonderful room. All rooms are downstairs for the whole hotel. Only drawback is there could have been two more pillows on the bed.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This not a great place. The location was fine. However the beds are hard the rooms small and dark. The duvet was badly stained and there was a wee mouse poo in the bed?? We had a couple of problems the plug got stuck in the hand basin. We asked for help from the man at reception but he never... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This place is great. I loved the location, the ambiance, everything. Just beware of the beds. I have read many reviews saying the beds are hard, then some saying that they are not that bad. Yes, yes, they are that bad. I have slept on tile floors that have more give than those beds. I woke up stiff, sore and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff. Small modern rooms. Small bathroom with a very slippery bathtub. (I actually fell and it was scary) The pool area needs improvement. Cleaning staff are friendly, but room cleaning could be improved; I noticed they don't get adecuate cleaning tools. Check your TV screen 'cause I found some type of camera and maybe I'm wrong or silly, but... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Rude staff, pee stain on bed spread, Mudrew in bathroom and strong cleaning stuff smell. It took 3 phone calls to have someone changed our bed spread. First they said they didn't have any clean extra ones. They finally brought one and refuse to change it for us. So I had to touch it. No coffee early in the morning.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We stayed here about 2 years ago and the rooms were typical old people 80's beach decor; With cheap shimmering bed covers and icky carpeted floor. I was very puzzled with the numerous negative reviews of no windows or rude staff, because we didn't encounter any of it. Our room was #16. NOW the look is sleek! Bare wood floors!... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Ok place EXCEPT DO NOT LET THEY PUT YOU IN ROOM 29,30,31. It's like being put in a closet with NO WINDOWS!! It was NOT WORTH ANYWHERE NEAR $149 even if you were put in a room with Windows!! No breakfast of ANY KIND!!! BEWARE coffee is only available free in the office from like 6-9AM. Probably would not stay... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Monterey Surf Inn

Address: 1200 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA 93940
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range: $65 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Monterey Surf Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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