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Prior Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for an anniversary and it is still the hotel my husband and I rave about years later. We loved the views, sea lions and the service was great. I still remember it being one of the best beds I've ever slept in. It is also close to everything. We are thinking of going back and this will...

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Sacramento, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great hotel! We got a balcony room overlooking San Carlos Beach. You can walk up the street to all of Cannery Row's offerings. The Chart House restaurant was a bit too far for us to walk, so we drove and found lots of available metered parking right in front of the restaurant. The staff is wonderful and the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took our 2 young boys to Monterey to go to the Aquarium and were lucky enough to have chosen this hotel to stay at. Great size room with very comfortable pull out couch for the boys, very comfortable bed for my husband and I, double sink in the bathroom and good size room overall. The view...

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Granite Bay, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I haven't gone to Monterey for a couple of years. The hotels seem to be out dated and the customer service sub-par. However, we decided to give it another try. I made a two night reservation at the Monterey Bay Inn. Our plans changed and I had to cancel the reservation four days before our first night...

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

We would like to thank you for your review and feedback regarding your reservations experience. Please know that we hold guest feedback to be extremely valuable, as it provides our best opportunity to make improvements. In a resort destination like Monterey, many hotels do typically require one nights deposit at the time of booking. It has been our position to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Panoramic view room is excellent to see both the ocean and the harbor/beach while enjoying a meal or having a drink. The customer service is very good; and you're right in the middle of either Fisherman's Wharf or Cannery Row!

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

Hi Matthew, We could not be more delighted to receive your review and want to thank you for sharing your recent experience while staying at the Monterey Bay Inn in our Panoramic Oceanfront guest rooms with electric fireplace. The views of San Carlos Beach, Monterey boat harbor and the Coast Guard Pier are truly spectacular. We cannot wait to welcome...

Upland, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were celebrating our 5th Anniversary this November and earlier in the year had decided to try this place. We drove up from Southern California and I had never been to the central coast before. We arrived at the Inn and checked in. I will say that be sure to read the fine print because they do have a parking...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were upgraded to an ocean view room by Christy who was sincerely friendly, cheerful and helpful. The king bed faced the view of the ocean. We saw otters,egrets, gulls, kayakers and boats. Binoculars are provided--a great addition! The hotel is affordable, not fancy, is clean and comfortable, and in walking distance to sights and restaurants. Recommended.

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our week in California, this was the best hotel we stayed at out of the other 4 (Ranked way better than Le Montrose Hotel in West Hollywood). This Hotel was big, gorgeous, comfortable and amazing. Our room view was of the ocean, with a balcony, we got to see some whales, sea lions, star fish, it has a beautiful...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location - right on the doorstep of Cannery Row. Stunning balcony views especially, sunrise / sunset. Rooms are very spacious, bathroom had ample space, decor was up-to-date and inviting and staff were very friendly and professional. Both, Fisherman's wharf and Cannery Row are within close proximity of this hotel, so location really is ideal....

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a brilliant hotel, amongst the best experience we had along the west coast! Great balcony view over sea, woken to sound of seals and sea lions was so cool! Complementary breakfast was lovely! This was my all time favourite USA hotel! Would highly recommend !

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • 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: $186 - $362 (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
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Monterey
#4 Family Hotel in Monterey
#4 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#8 Green Hotel in Monterey
#11 Business Hotel in Monterey
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“Get a balcony room that faces San Carlos beach and listen to the waves all day long.”
 of 5 bubbles travel4funn, 1 week ago | Read review
“The non-ocean side rooms still have a great view of the sea life!”
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 of 5 bubbles heidig788, 1 week ago | Read review
“Subscribe to their web site as they will send specials/discounts which are well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles L5982XXmatthewk, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We had 305 and it had a great view. the Oceanview rooms are more expensive than the Bayview rooms, but we think our view was just as nice”
 of 5 bubbles Braddock52, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Great Location, Great View, Amazing Stay”
 of 5 bubbles Kendra2405, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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