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Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay

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Dallas, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

It was the best 3 days of sleep I have experienced from a hotel inn! I noticed they had put in some new Simmons mattresses which made it an even cleaner and comfortable atmosphere for me to stay! The cherry on top of my stay, was their well put together breakfast selection to choose from! I personally enjoyed the hickory...

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

vnbchong Thank you for taking the time to write a review. You are correct we did install in all of the rooms new mattresses and we did install all new flooring as well. Sarah serves a deluxe continental breakfast daily to get your day started. We try to provide the home away from home atmosphere. Thank you for staying with...

Riverside, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was clean, the bed was as expected, no great, but not horrible. Some of the furnishing were falling apart and need to be replaced (ex: the shower curtain was broken and all that was done to repair was to cut new holes, rather that just replace it.) We were in a non-smoking room, so my husband would walk...

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

173km2017 I am sorry that your stay with us was blemished by the "smoking" issue. Smoking cigarettes outside of the room is not a problem for our facility but smoking other things outside of the room is a problem for us. I am sorry that this became an issue but we have many other guests to consider as well.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time staying here, and my friend's first time. Owners were very gracious, our rooms were immaculate, and the complimentary breakfast is one of the best ones we've ever had. The owner was very knowledgeable about the area and suggested a lot of fun things for us to do and sight see. Highly recommend.

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Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay, responded to this review

Jessica C Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Sarah is the best. Her housekeeping teams keep our large rooms clean and fresh and as you have noted serves a deluxe continental breakfast daily. We are located close to all of the superb Monterey Bay sights with so many things to see and do. Thank you for...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

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Olivehurst, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would stay at this facility a million times over. The beds are comfortable the pillows are amazing. The rooms are clean and the staff is friendly. The staff treats you like family this is the second time I've stayed there and I can't wait to go back

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robertagN8921GW Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Sarah has a great team and they provide that home away from home experience. Large rooms kept clean and fresh by her super housekeeping team. Then she puts out a deluxe complimentary continental breakfast daily to get your day started. We are located close to all of the great...

los gatos, ca
Reviewed 1 week ago

We choose this motel based on the good review on this site but weren't particularly impressed. Room has a good size, but was not very clean -- hair found in bed, spots in bathroom. They offer cookies at the counter, which my kids enjoy a lot. Breakfast offers a good variety. I made the reservation on Wyndham website but was...

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abcde0 I am sorry that you had problems with your stay. I have reflected your issues back to our property. Thank you for your patronage.

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very impressed with this motel. Very friendly welcome with free cookies and water. The rooms are of a very good size and are very clean. Comfy bed, good fridge and bathroom. Breakfast was included which was a good selection including bagels, waffles, hard boiled eggs, sausages, yoghurts, fresh fruit, cereals etc. Something for everyone.... One slight criticism was...

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Tim B Thank you for taking the time and effort to write a review. As you have noted we have large rooms they are kept clean and fresh by our excellent housekeeping team. We offer the home away from home experience with cookies at the front desk an a complimentary continental breakfast to start your day. Sarah will check on...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel room and arrangement was good.. Though leasing office was small they provide free water bottles and breakfast (not included in most of the other hotels we stayed in) Bed looked clean but not sure was washed

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mandaek Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We do all of our laundry on premises but we do not press our sheets. I am sorry this caused you concern. You are correct that we do not have as much lobby and breakfast area as we would like. But all of our guest rooms are large. We...

Chico, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: nice staff, room is big, pretty clean, free breakfast, good amenities, and my husband left his wedding ring in there and they were nice enough to save it for us. Cons: Didn't refill the coffee at all (we stayed there 2 nights), dirty looking towel, loud heater, and it's right next to a brightly lit gas station with no...

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jacksonje85 Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Yes it was Christmas and many of our staff were home with their families. I am sorry that your heater was noisy, we have been replacing them all with new units. I am happy that we found your husband's wedding ring and that he got it back in his...

Arroyo Grande, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel is a gem. For one thing, it's a motel, so you can park next to your room. For another, the breakfast rivals any. The rooms are clean and spacious. But the most important asset is the staff - the social capital here is as good as any motel or hotel could ever hope for. (I used to travel...

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96donalds Thank you for taking the time and effort to write a review. Sarah, as you have mentioned has a great team. They keep our large rooms fresh and clean. Sarah puts out an excellent deluxe complimentary continental breakfast daily to get your day started. We are located close to all of the super Monterey Bay venues but a Marina...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay

Address: 416 Reservation Rd, Marina, CA 93933-3320 (Formerly Days Inn Marina)
Region: United States > California > Marina
Price Range: $80 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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