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HI Monterey Hostel

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Balloch, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Monterey is an expensive place so it was understandable the dorms were expensive. The hostel is lovely and clean, and the common room is really nice. We were a wee bit annoyed that the wifi didn't reach our room but it was ok to pop upstairs. Breakfast was cracking but I felt totally hounded by the staff to donate some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place! Clean, spacious and very homely. Staff were always around to help and made checking in and out a smooth and care free process. Big kitchen and common area to meet people. Very chill vibe as is all of Monterey! Wish I could have stayed longer.

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Danville, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us stayed in one private room, so we did not share sleeping quarters with people we did not know. The property was in a great location with free parking. We checked in on Friday, walked everywhere we wanted to go before checking out on Sunday. Most of the areas within the property were clean. Some of the items... More 

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Queen Creek, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel was very nice, clean, and welcoming. The staff was very nice. You need coins to use the showers. We must be in California. We rode in on our motorcycles and we felt the parking was safe. There is plenty of it as well. No alcohol, huh? We left to early to try out the breakfast, but I would... More 

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San Pablo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This was my first trip to a hostel which was precipitated by single travel. I work the AT&T pro-am as a marshal and my son could not go with me this year. To save money, since I stay for a week during during a "high season:" hotel rate I took the chance. Am I glad I did. I met wonderful... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The hostel has a good location and there is free parking available. The facilities are clean and you can clearly see that they tried to turn this house, which hasnt a lot of charme from the outside, into a little gem. The common areas are very nice and comfy. I was sleeping in a room called big sur with 16... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Overall it was a pleasant stay at HI-Monterey. The rooms are clean, and the staff members are very friendly. I stayed in the 16-person co-ed room. It was spacious. People were respectful. Free breakfast in the morning. The only thing I wish it could have been different is more grass and plants. The building is very modern and is surrounded... More 

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Swineshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

The Hostel is ran very well, the staff are extremely helpful, nothing seemed too much trouble. The guy on reception gave us some brilliant tips on where to go for food. The beds are very comfortable with good bedding. I will definitely stay again when i return to Monterey. The free breakfast was extremely good, there was a good selection... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

This was by far one of the nicest hostels I've ever stayed at. It was incredibly clean and the beds were super comfortable. The bedding was also very nice. They don't allow you to bring any of your own bedding (this is good though because, as a result, they've never had any bed bug scares). One thing that threw me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the HI Monterey with friends for one night on our road trip down the coast. We all liked the hostel very much! Everything was very clean and tidy and the people were really nice! We slept in a 8/16 (divided by a heavy curtain) mixed dorm and the beds were really comfortable! The hostel has free parking... 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
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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)
The fun and economic way to visit Monterey Bay! Just 3 blocks to the beach, Aquarium, Cannery Row, restaurants, nightlife, recreation trail, there's plenty to do and see here. Bike, hike, dive, surf, kayak, museums, art galleries. Private rooms, dorm beds, and group dorms. Free parking, WiFi, and pancake breakfast all included. You'll be pleasantly surprised! ... more   less 

Additional Information about HI Monterey Hostel

Address: 778 Hawthorne St, Monterey, CA 93940-1102
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range: $48 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — HI Monterey Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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