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Villa Franca Inn

#29 of 55 Hotels in Monterey
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

We arrived late, did road 1 from LA. Very warm and personal welcome. Rooms were nice and location good. Everything needed was there, no complains from our very spoiled teenager daughters... Breakfast was minimal though and WiFi could have been better. All in all... good value/price.

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Haugesund, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This motel is only a 10 minute walk from the main street in Monterey. Our room was clean and spacious, and the owner was very friendly. Breakfast buffet was included, simple but good (eggs, bread, cerels, homemade muffins, great coffee, milk, juice).

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This place was the first of our road trip after leaving San Francisco and we were delighted they had a room remaining. Considering the location and the prices we paid in other motels for the remainder of our trip this was great value. Breakfast in the morning was standard motel cereal and muffins and very well presented, plenty of tea... More 

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The place itself was just what you would expect for the price, a fairly average motel. But Corey and Joy were extremely helpful. My son was apartment hunting and they made many, many suggestions over several days. They also got us a fan on a hotter-than-usual day, printed out our boarding passes, etc.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed one night in June. The room was nice and clean and the location was quite good. The breakfast that you have to bring to your room was quite basic but enough for our needs (we are not used to the often very big breakfasts served in the US). We appreciated very much the nice staff who contributed to... More 

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Apple Valley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I really can't say anything bad about this property. It's close to all sites with easy access. I was disappointed there wasn't in room coffee and I was brought a coffee maker. Cory, the host, was very pleasant and helpful. There wasn't any AC, the norm for beach cities, and a fan was provided to each room. Breakfast is minimal,... More 

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Small rooms but homely feel. Breakfast is very limited. But the whole feel of the place, hotel is quite nice. Good eating out options are available in nearby distances. Overall one night stay on our way to LA from SFO was nice and comfortable.

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Villa Franca Inn is very suitable for a night. The rooms are clean, the service is friendly, and the location is convenient to all the hot tourists spots in Monterey, the price is fair as well. If you look around at some of the other hotels and motels in the area you will see that if they are not more... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We stayed here for one night and my trip to California was wonderful until staying at this place: smelly room, dirty carpet, uncomfortable bed, noisy street..... The breakfast barely has anything. We came with a group of four, and I was taking breakfast for my group. For FOUR people, I took two instant oatmeal, two cups of coffee, four super... More 

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The owners and current management at Villa Franca Inn take feedback from our customers very seriously, as it is our goal that all of our guests feel welcome, cared for, enjoy their stay with us, and leave feeling valued. We have a policy of responding immediately to any issues. We are actively investigating and addressing ALL the items of this... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We stopped here for one night on our way up the coast. Great parking. Two large double beds in the room. Decor was old fashioned but clean. The staff were excellent . They told us the best places to go, gave us maps, nothing was too much trouble. Even told us the best time to use the laundrette. The buffet... 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 Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $118 - $309 (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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