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Inn By The Bay Monterey

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Reviewed 3 December 2014

This little motel's recent renovation grants you a meticulous setting with all the convenient features of a large chain (refrigerator, microwave, WIFI, flat screen TV) at a modest price. The staff is friendly and ready to serve. Every aspect of it, including being only a half a mile from the heart of Old Downtown Monterey make it a true find.

4Thank Jackie H
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I stayed here and Katelynn was wonderful. She helped me with everything i needed she told me all the good places to go and what to do. You need to give that girl a big raise. I will continue to come back here as long as Katelynn is working here. YOU GO GIRL.

3Thank MissMollySalinas
nishhhh09, General Manager at Inn By The Bay Monterey, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are very fortunate to have someone like Katelynn here with us. We are very lucky. Thank you.

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Front desk was nice and helpful. The room was what I expected, nothing fancy, but not a dump. The parking is a little sparse, but does the job. The only place I could find to grab a bite to eat was fast food (Jack in the Box I think) and a small liquor store that had snacks.

2Thank wejewe
Salzgitter, Germany
Reviewed 20 November 2014

The rooms were spacious but a little bit dark to my likings. There were repairs done when I was there and outside was just a wooden floor which was rather noisy when people left at 5 a.m. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The small refrigerator was a bit noisy. There was free parking available and down...

1Thank Mgawky
Reviewed 30 October 2014

We enjoyed our stay here at the Inn By The Bay, Monterey. The room was clean, cosy and comfortable and wifi was strong. Although the motel is on the main road into Monterey, the room was quiet and we slept well. The bed was comfy and we liked the little table and chair set. it's an easy walk to town,...

2Thank lisawScotland
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2014

This was a very nice hotel and we had a nice, big, comfortable room. It looked like a nice quiet location and we had a room right at one end, which we thought would be perfect. Unfortunately, our room was right by the smoking area, so not only was there a lot of disturbance from smokers chatting loudly just outside...

Thank SiJarvo
Reviewed 21 October 2014

During our CA-Trip we stayed in the motel for a night, that was ok, the reception area looked alright but the room was a little run-down some appliances didnt work properly. But we had a nice view on the bay!

Thank PepeChiringo S
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 11 October 2014

nice, comfortable "Motel" just off Highway 1; but within walking distance to city-center and the Wharf.....; rooms are small but well kept (and clean) and nicely decorated ; service is friendly and helppful; no luxury but everything you need for a (few) night(s) on a road-trip; free parking available on the property (next to the door in our case) will...

Thank lupusalpha
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Great non chain accommodation. Room was really nice and very spacious,very clean and huge bathroom. Very walkable to downtown and Fisherman's Wharf. A nice 30 min walk to Cannery Row, which is well worth the walk. Staff could not have been more helpful with both check in and tourist enquiries. I would thoroughly recommend staying here and would love to...

Thank Liz E
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We stayed here for one night on our road trip, but wished we had stayed for 2! It was a really lovely and large room, with two very large comfortable beds. Big tv, however no fridge in our room. There is aircon but it is very noisy, however if you have a room with back doors/windows overlooking the sea there...

Thank Eden683

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inn By The Bay is in walking distance to downtown Monterey bay where there are restaurants, shops, bars, and the Warf. All rooms have a mini kitchenette which includes a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer and iron. All guests have access to complimentary Wifi.Rooms with a view of the bay are available up early request. Pet friendly rooms are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn By The Bay Monterey

Address: 936 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-4512 (Formerly El Adobe Inn)
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: $135 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Inn By The Bay Monterey 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
El Adobe Hotel Monterey
El Adobe Motel
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“Second floor rooms perpendicular to the street have views of the bay”
  • Soap, shampoo and condition dispensers
  • Faint view of the bay in the distance
  • Microwave and tv
624samanthaw, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“not much to choose between the rooms ,unless you don't want to climb stairs”
chrisatholywell, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Maybe rooms on higher floors are better”
Wanderlust2gether, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs Rooms are larger, quieter.”
CORSAIR700, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not sure any rooms have views of anything but parking lot”
mk256, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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