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Villa Franca Inn

#28 of 55 Hotels in Monterey
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights as part of our tour of California. It's easy walking to the shops and restaurants and the harbour. The room was comfortable but not big; breakfast was good and you could take it to your room or eat on the verandah as there is no dining room as such. You will get... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a motel on the edge of Monterey centre. The chap who booked us in was very friendly and welcoming. It's a pretty motel where the owners obviously take pride in the property, we unfortunately had probably the worse room in that it was very dark as obscured by the external staircase. However it was very clean and well... More 

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Thank eve605
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean rooms! Perfect for a quick stay in Monterey, very friendly staff too! Easy walking distance to downtown, shops, bookstores(!), and down to the wharf area. We stayed in room 6, easy access to the sweet patio where we ate our breakfast.

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Thank Heather R
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Really lovely and helpful staff who gave us a very warm welcome, advising on sightseeing trips and activities, nearby restaurants and pubs. Really appreciated their tips and even bumped into Cory who's managing the hotel and his wife at the pub/restaurant that he recommended to us. We've been looked after very well. All rooms are being upgraded at the moment... More 

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Thank lileyla
Cory G, Manager at Villa Franca Inn, responded to this review

Hi Lileyla: Thank you for your very kind review. We are happy to provide information on good places to eat and the attractions in the area. I am glad you like the personal attention, our upgrades and location. Thank you for choosing Villafranca Inn and we hope to see you again. More 

bovey tracey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I chose this hotel based on reviews from TripAdvisor and was not disappointed. It is a smallish, motel style property of two stories. The room was plenty big enough for two of us and our large suitcases for our 4 week road trip. A simple breakfast is also included in the rom rate which is served in reception, the space... More 

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London, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We just needed a place to lay our heads for the night after driving up the coast from Santa Barbara before heading to our final stop of San Francisco. My wife found this on the web and we had a king size bed that included fridge micro and free wi-fi and complimentary breakfast all for $99/night. Room was clean and... More 

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Thank Dirk B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Villa Franca In. In April 2016. From the location to the smallest amenities everything was wonderful. This is an exceptionally well cared for motel. The office staff is delightful. The breakfast is hearty and quite tasty. It is very much like a B&B with outside rooms. Very homey and cheerful. We will be staying here again... More 

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Thank Ginny H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Villa for two nights and had such a warm welcome by the manager Cory Stayed in room 15,perhaps the quietest though a bit small,but was very comfortable with all specified amenities. They have really nice cup cakes at breakfast,which are baked every evening on site Cory gave us two hot cup cakes to savour. He guided... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Our party of four shared a room for an overnight stay during our trip down to Monterrey / Carmel. It is a very pleasant and well kept motel. The room was spacious and clean, the beds large and comfortable. The breakfast (picked up at the reception kiosk) was much better than I expected with juices, eggs, toast, fruit and coffee.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Stayed here for two nights. Staff was very friendly and helpful. We wondered whether it was worth going to the Acquarium, which is pricey, and were encouraged to go. The Acquarium was lots of fun. Also got good advice about some pretty drives around Monterey. Rooms were clean. Lovely thick towels. Breakfast, esp the muffins,were great.good price compared to further... More 

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Thank Kathryn E
Cory G, Manager at Villa Franca Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kathryn: Thank you for your great review. We are glad you were happy with our advice on the local attractions, your room accommodations, staff, breakfast and price. We look forward to your return and will have more fresh, homemade muffins waiting for you. Thank you for choosing Villafranca Inn. Cory/Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are an independently owned, 15 room inn. We have microwaves and refrigerates, TV's, hair dryers in each room. Our WI-FI is a commercial grade quality. Free parking and a delicious homemade boutique breakfast is included Check in is from 2-10 pm and check out is 11 am. We're 4 blocks from downtown and 9 blocks from Fisherman's Wharf. We can order 2-dayAquarium tickets for you online with a valid credit card. For a bit of hominess, come stay with us!. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Franca Inn

Address: 900 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-4512 (Formerly El Dorado Inn)
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range: $119 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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#13 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
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