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Monterey Bay Inn

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel is in a good location near to the Aquarium & easy walking distance of the wharf. Our room was very nice with a wonderful view. On arrival my husband shouted for me to come & see the seal which he could see from our balcony this was the first of hundreds of seals that we were to see so...

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Oxford, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location in Monterey; walk to the aquarium, restaurants and Fisherman's Wharf. Our room overlooked the ocean and we could hear the waves at night. Our room was comfortable and spacious. Be sure to bring a swimsuit because the hotel has two different hot tub experiences. One is on the top floor with amazing views of the bay. Hotel staff...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Sleeping with the patio doors open whilst listening to the waves gently crashing against the rocks is something that is forever etched into my memory. A spotless hotel that boasts exceptional sea views and a delicious breakfast tray delivered with impeccable service each morning.

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1Thank CavChon
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

My Husband and I chose to stay in this hotel during our honeymoon due to its proximity to Cannery Row as we were only on the area for 1 night. This hotel was our most expensive option during our 16 night stay in California however we were confident that we were making the right decision. Upon arrival the lady on...

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

Hello Smarshall487, We are very appreciative of your review and want to thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We were all disappointed to find out that we failed to provide you with an absolutely delightful stay during such a special life moment and regret that we did not have the opportunity to amend prior to your departure. Our...

Umbertide, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family friendly hotel located at the end of Cannery Row on the opposite end from the Aquarium. Off season, the prices and value are good. During high season, it can be pricey like the other hotels. We initially had problems with our electronic keys but eventually got it fixed.Good service rooms are standard issue. If you go here, you...

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Monrovia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute place, good location, walking distance to Cannery Row and The Wharf. Fire pits and 2 hot tubs, continental breakfast. Staff was very friendly. Nice water view. Best clam chowder ever at the wharf, make sure to get some! So upset we didn't have time for the aquarium, will be making a trip back!

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Elk Grove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This gem of an inn not only has impeccable views, a beach right outside your door, breakfast served to your room, the perfect walking location, but also has the most wonderful staff to welcome you! From Beth & Quinn at the front counter, to Steve, the maintenance guy, to the always pleasant housekeeping crew, we always feel like VIP's!

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

Hello Birdofparadise1, Thank you for the fantastic 5 star review! We could not be more thrilled to find out that our entire team made you feel so welcomed throughout your stay and that you created many treasured family memories. Our mission has always been to provide our guests with friendly and attentive service could not be more pleased that this...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's nothing fancy, but it is very clean, right on the ocean front, and very tidy. It's within walking distance of Cannery Row and all that it offers, and they have two hot tubs on the premises. Really nice place

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Newmarket, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really loved the room layout and how generously sized the King Harbor View is. They have sliding shutters on the patio doors and you can sit outside and use the binoculars to view seals, otters, dolphins and whales! There is a lot of activity in the Bay. So much that you can hear the Seals/sea lions? Barking all night...

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

Hello WhiteMtnskier, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent travels. It is wonderful to read that you found your Harbor View guest room to be quite spacious and that the layout was comforting. The bay is certainly full of vibrant life and activity including sea otters, dolphins, seals, whales, and more. We were delighted you enjoyed spotting...

Littlerock, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great room for a couple. The hot tube appeared to be clean, but the only problem is that when running water into the hot tub, some water comes out of the cold water side faucet. You get a private little patio, which means you get a door in your patio compared to the rest of the rooms. There's a restaurant...

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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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, flat screen TV, Keurig coffee maker, CD and DVD player, usb charging ports, bath robes, hair dryer, and wireless internet connection. Two outdoor hot tubs, and a fire pit on the terrace complement 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
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: $338 - $646 (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 Family Hotel in Monterey
#4 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
#8 Green Hotel in Monterey
#11 Business Hotel in Monterey
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“Must have a sea view room, excellent views.”
Denise823, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For best bay views from the second floor you need to book rooms 205-210.”
price-phelps, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get the balcony view of the ocean”
Dink21, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try and get top floor (we had kids running around above us”
851travelbug, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Totally go ocean front!”
kristinr536, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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