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“Outstanding Example of the Atmosphere of Montery” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Days Inn Monterey Downtown

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Days Inn Monterey Downtown
Ranked #23 of 55 Hotels in Monterey
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
“Outstanding Example of the Atmosphere of Montery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2012

I have been visiting Montery about every year for the past Ten years. Having grown up in Pacific Grove I love the feel the management and rooms give you of the Montery area. The rooms are exceptional clean and the management very friendly willing to extend a warm welcome. With in walking distance of many of the areas historical sites and of course the warf make it a very desireable location. You might call it a budget motel, but you would be wrong. The accommodations are frist rate if you are looking for a place to stay and get the true feeling of living in Montery.

Room Tip: second floor rooms would be desirable, on a clear day you can see the bay so choose that side if you...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Richard A
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Montereydaysinn, Manager at Days Inn Monterey Downtown, responded to this review, September 20, 2012
Dear Richard,

Thank you for your most recent review. I'm glad you are able to come back and enjoy the area having grown up in Pacific Grove. As a management team we take tremendous pride in welcoming each and every guest and making their stay pleasant and comfortable. Our housekeeping staff takes tremendous pride in the cleanliness of the rooms and I will pass along your comments to them. Your are correct in your statement about our Ocean View rooms on the second and third floor of our Annex building which are very popular with returning guest. We look forward to your next stay us!
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2012

We stayed here on the second night of our tour, it was very welcome after the hotel the night previous, it was just a short walk from the center, we arrived just before the big car auction so it was very busy, the hotel was very clean and spacious, and had the added bonus of a fridge and micro in room with complimentary breakfast, bigger hotels please note!!

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Montereydaysinn, Manager at Days Inn Monterey Downtown, responded to this review, September 20, 2012
Dear Guest,

We truly appreciate your most recent comments you posted in your review of our hotel. I'm glad you were able to stay with us prior to the Concourse D' Elegance or Car Week as it is the most busy week of the year. Many of our guests enjoy our central location as its walking distance to Historic Downtown Monterey and Fisherman's Wharf. II appreciate you mentioning the the Micro Fridge which most guest appreciate which is the reason we have them in every room. I'm glad you had time to enjoy our free contiental breakfast as it is a big hit with our guest. Thank again for your business and we look forward to your next visit to Monterey.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2012

My wife and I (and other couples) stayed at this hotel for a concert we recently attended (Mumford & Sons). The room was extremely clean, spacious and felt much nicer than the price charged for the room. We also had numerous requests for the front desk which were all handled in an extremely gracious and expeditious manner. Also, you cannot beat the location of the hotel. It is walking distance to downtown Monterey, many restaurants and coffee shops, etc. This hotel is highly recommended to people of all ages who are traveling to Monterey or even locals who need a night away.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Montereydaysinn, Manager at Days Inn Monterey Downtown, responded to this review, September 20, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your recent comments about your stay at the Monterey Downtown Days Inn. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time while you attended the very popular Mumford and Sons concert. As a front desk staff and managment team we work extremely hard in trying to meet guest expectation. We are pleased to hear that your numerous guest requests were met as we take pride is assisting each guest in any way we can. As many reviewers have commented on our hotel is centrally located which is a great bonus for our guests to walk to the many shops, restaruants, and pubs that are located in downtown Monterey and Fisherman's Wharf. We understand that you have many choices and we appreciate the fact that you chose our hotel for lodging needs.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2012

In this current economy we usually attempt to stay at more "budget friendly" hotels. Not cheap, but not over the top either. When I made our reservation at Days Inn I was a little worried because our room rate was at the lower end of what we usually spend on lodgeing. Was I wrong to worry, this room was a total suprise. We stayed in one of the view rooms across the street from the main building. It was large, perfectly cleaned, nicely furnished, awsome bed ( the most comfortable of the four hotels on this trip) and had a peek a boo view of Monterey Bay. Mr. Sam, the hotel manager, was very nice and helpful. As others have stated, the property is about a half mile from Fishermans Wharf, but for history buffs, it is also only a few blocks walk to several of the most historic buildings in California. The breakfast items served were sufficient, I prefer to eat out when traveling. The only negative during our stay was the large group of noisy, rude people who arrived on a tour bus and decided to disregard the peace and quite of the other guests and party into the late night. Mr.Sam said he would have gladly quieted them had someone let him know. I choose ear plugs and all ended well. I fell in love with Monterey and this hotel in particular. I feel that I got way more than I paid for at the Days Inn Downtown. Mr. Sam, I will be back.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

We were only staying one night whilst on a road trip.Good location, nice big room for three. Breakfast was included and it was fine. We were in what appeared to be the annexe over the road but it was fine.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2012

Pros: Short drive to fisherman's wharf and aquarium. Short walk to restaurants and farmer's market (Tuesday night). Beds and bathroom were good.
Cons: Breakfast is less than expected. cereal, toast, bagels and little more. Small eating room. We also found a bit of broken glass by our fridge in the room.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Mathew P
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Chicago, Illinois
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2012

This hotel is an excellent deal. Location is great...less than a 10 minute walk to the beach/warf/downtown. The rooms are spacious and clean and the bed comfortable. No problems with noise. The service was good. Breakfast is included although I did not have any so I cannot comment on it.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Days Inn Monterey Downtown
Address: 850 Abrego St, Monterey, CA 93940-3104
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Location: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Business Hotel in Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Days Inn Monterey Downtown 2*
Number of rooms: 55
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Launch your California getaway from Days Inn Monterey hotel, where value and friendly service come included. You are going to love being just four blocks from historic downtown Monterey, five blocks from Fisherman’s Wharf and only one mile from celebrated Cannery Row when you stay at our Monterey, CA, hotel. Our Monterey, CA, hotel near Monterey Bay Aquarium offers air-conditioned rooms equipped with modern conveniences like a refrigerator and free Wi-Fi Internet access. Start each day with free and delicious Daybreak breakfast then take a dip in our outdoor hot tub. We offer a variety of rooms to suit your needs, including king rooms with an ocean view or fireplace, non-smoking rooms and Jacuzzi suites. ... more   less 
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