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Sacramento, California, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time at this hotel. We liked it just fine. Best attribute is the location. Quiet and reclusive. Just a block from Asilomar State Beach. Took the kids tide pools that were just ten minutes away...they loved it. Hotel itself was good. The rooms are no frills, but otherwise clean and spacious. Breakfast was good--waffles, bagels, and pastries mostly. And...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The inn is situated in a woodsy area across the street from Asilomar, a very short easy walkable distance to Monterey Bay and 17 Mile Drive. Easy driving access to Monterey sites, downtown Pacific Grove and Carmel too. Our room was spacious and clean with a wood burning fireplace, queen size comfortable bed, popcorn maker & fridge; included a light...

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Oakland, California, USA
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A quiet, clean and comfortable inn in quaint Pacific Grove. A nice option to crowded Carmel. The Asilomar Beach is ten star and in close walking distance. Pet friendly! Would definitely return to this establishment when in Carmel area. Many dining options are close by including a short drive to Monterey wharf for casual enjoyment of fresh fish.

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Walnut Cove, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I go to Pacific Grove frequently and have stayed at several properties here. I would rate this inn on the higher end of comparable, typical Pacific Grive motels. The location is terrific, a nice, woodsy area (almost feels like you are in the mountains) that is a short walk down to the incredible water views that face 17 Mile Drive....

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oakland, CA
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stayed (family plus dogs) at this inn a few years ago and were quite pleased with the facilities. I recently traveled alone to the area and stayed by myself and had a different experience. There are many positives about this property, in many ways offering more than similar properties in the area. When you arrive at the Inn, you...

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

As other reviews mention, the rooms are not terribly fancy or modern, but it is certainly clean, reasonably spacious and the staff are efficient and friendly. Our first night we were in a downstairs room and the noise transfer was really bad. We could hear the people upstairs open and close drawers, turn on taps, and go to the toilet....

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

If you want a quiet, affordable and charming place to stay during your trip to the Monterey/Pacific Grove/Carmel area, this is your place. Literally steps from stunning Asilomar Beach, an historic lighthouse, and beautiful Pacific Grove. The management is also extremely nice and helpful. Be sure to check with them about passes to the Aquarium. They also provide delicious Red's...

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Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Rooms at Pacific Gardens are accessed from the outdoors motel-style but the arrangement in several small 2-story buildings gives a relaxing feel to the place. Our room was the standard hotel layout but comfortably large and well-equipped. Breakfast is nothing too special but it's in a comfortable lobby area where you can also enjoy some wine and cheese in the...

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Modesto, California
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is our third or fourth time here. I love the freedom this place provides for us. It is dated. The suite we stayed in this time was not energy efficient. It was stormy and the wind whistled through. We were in 108. The temp on the room varied but we were comfortable. There is a heater and a fireplace....

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Lugo, Spain
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We stayed at the Inn for a couple of nights as we had been to the area on previous travels. The room was spacious and catered for every need. Several very nice inclusions were found in the room, including a popcorn popper! The room had a lovely fireplace which was only needed for ambience as the central heating was perfect....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Pacific Gardens Inn

Address: 701 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3701
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Pacific Grove
Price Range: $165 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pacific Gardens Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Pacific Gardens Hotel Pacific Grove
Pacific Gardens Grove
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Pacific Grove
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Pacific Grove
#5 Romantic Hotel in Pacific Grove
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“If you don't have dogs, request a room away from guests traveling with them.”
Activeseniorjuly2010, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“These are not swimming beaches. Water too cold. But you will never see more beautiful seascapes anywhere. Breathtaking at all hours!”
donnac557, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A lot of noise from other rooms - avoid downstairs rooms”
PortA7, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor rooms to prevent hearing noise from other clients & the kitchenette room (very cost efficient when traveling with a family)”
sky8919, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We asked for an upstairs room on the end, 214 and it was perfect.”
chee2, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
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