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Reviewed yesterday NEW

It has been over a year since we stayed and I forgot to post the review! Loved the bay front room-sweeping views, wonderful amenities and great breakfast. Very clean and bed was very comfortable. Walking distance to everything. Loved it!

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Rakaia, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful hotel, one of the best hotels I have stayed in, great view of the ocean and even are pair of binoculars in the room so people can look for whales etc. The hotel even brings your breakfast to your room.The hotel has a spa and is walking distance to the fishermans wharf

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly we only stayed one night but this is a truly lovely hotel. We booked the city view room and it was well worth the little extra we payed. The room was very spacious , with king size bed, large tv and sofa. Bathrobes and toiletries provided. The best part was the view we had a small balcony with views...

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Inns_of_Monterey, Manager at Monterey Bay Inn, responded to this review

Hi Tracie, We were delighted to read your review and want to thank you for sharing. It was wonderful to read that your stay was so memorable and that the views from your Harbor View guest room and onsite hot tubs made your stay so enjoyable, especially after a long day of travels. We always hope our complimentary breakfast allows...

Oakdale, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, Room was clean and well maintained. Nice to have the breakfast brought to your room each morning. Good view of the beach and within walking distance to Cannery Row. Enjoyed watching divers at the beach taking lessons.

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Inns_of_Monterey, Manager at Monterey Bay Inn, responded to this review

Hello boguthrie, Thank you for the spectacular 5 star review! It was wonderful to read that our hotel and our team made such a positive lasting impression and that you enjoyed several amenities including our complimentary in room breakfast. We hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the not so distant future. Sincerely, Management of...

Bozeman, Montana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This past weekend I revisited the Monterey Bay Inn as I remembered feeling pampered there a few years ago. I was not disappointed! From the complimentary breakfast served in my room, to the luxurious bathroom, comfortable bed and views from my balcony, I felt restored and well taken care of after a busy weekend.

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Coupeville, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So many thing we loved about this hotel. We look for places that do not allow pets and are clean. The owner has really kept this motel in good condition. The flowers were beautiful even in the winter. They had real coffee cups instead of Styrofoam. The location was great also. The beach and walking path was directly across the...

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Inns_of_Monterey, Manager at Monterey Bay Inn, responded to this review

Hi Ellen M, Thank you for your fantastic 5 star review! It was wonderful to find out that your stay exceeded your expectations. Cleanliness is certainly a top priority of ours and are continually committed to providing our guests with the superior accommodations they are accustomed to. We all hope to welcome you back soon. Sincerely, Management of the Inns...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the view from the room! Water, seals and divers not to mention the waves crashing so tranquil! We were greeted when we first entered the lobby and given information about the area, they even helped us decide on dinner!

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Elk Grove, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice rooms with beautiful views of the Monterey Bay. Seals making noises, otters playing in the water, scuba divers learning how to dive, all right outside your window. Otherwise it's very quiet. Good continental + breakfast brought to your room daily. Fantastic!!!

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Inns_of_Monterey, Manager at Monterey Bay Inn, responded to this review

Hi rhenderson1225, We are very appreciative of your review and want to thank you for choosing the Monterey Bay Inn. We were all delighted that you found your guest room accommodations to be absolutely stunning and even spotted sea otters and scuba divers right outside your window! We truly hope your travels will you bring you back our way soon...

Monterey, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Older hotel but better views than other hotels on the water best staff I've encountered in years makes it all worth it! My wife and I felt at home with this staff! Highly recommend! The coastline was the most amazing thing we saw,meet a couple that lived here for years and said they have never seen waves so high!

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St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for our anniversary and was more that happy. The balcony overlooking the bay was perfect and the rooms were very nice. The front lady at the desk Bethany was very friendly and helpful. We will be coming back again in the near future for sure.

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Inns_of_Monterey, Manager at Monterey Bay Inn, responded to this review

Hi Drew, Happy Anniversary! Thank you for choosing the Monterey Bay Inn for such a special celebration. It is wonderful to read that you found your guest room and views to be absolutely perfect. We will be sure to share your kind words with Beth and cannot wait to welcome you back for your next Monterey getaway. Sincerely, Management of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The inviting Monterey Bay Inn sits high above the tides at its magnificent site on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Your private balcony provides a ringside seat to the ever-changing show-the delightful wonders of one of the world's richest marine regions. The Inn's 49 rooms, most with stunning ocean views, include a balcony, mini-refrigerator, king size bed, remote control TV, coffee maker, CD and DVD player, bath robes, hair dryer, and wireless internet connection. Two outdoor hot tubs, and a fire pit on the terrace compliment your stay, as does the convenient parking. Complimentary continental breakfast is delivered to your room each morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monterey Bay Inn

Address: 242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-1437
Location: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: $190 - $435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Monterey Bay Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Monterey Bay Hotel Monterey
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#4 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#4 Family Hotel in Monterey
#8 Green Hotel in Monterey
#11 Business Hotel in Monterey
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“Book a city view room it's worth the extra or an ocean view”
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“I prefer the rooms with the view of the Bay”
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“No AC but it's pretty cool in Monterey all year round!”
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“They are all ocean views”
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“Get a balcony room that faces San Carlos beach and listen to the waves all day long.”
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