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Monterey, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Older hotel but better views than other hotels on the water best staff I've encountered in years makes it all worth it! My wife and I felt at home with this staff! Highly recommend! The coastline was the most amazing thing we saw,meet a couple that lived here for years and said they have never seen waves so high!

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St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for our anniversary and was more that happy. The balcony overlooking the bay was perfect and the rooms were very nice. The front lady at the desk Bethany was very friendly and helpful. We will be coming back again in the near future for sure.

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

Hi Drew, Happy Anniversary! Thank you for choosing the Monterey Bay Inn for such a special celebration. It is wonderful to read that you found your guest room and views to be absolutely perfect. We will be sure to share your kind words with Beth and cannot wait to welcome you back for your next Monterey getaway. Sincerely, Management of...

Sonoma County, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet property that overlooks the harbor. Close to everything and free in room breakfast. Clean comfy and nice porches. Walk to everything. The views are lovely. No restaurant though. The hot tubs looked nice but we didn't use them this time. Aveda products in room.

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

Hello Kelleyanne, Thank you for giving us the opportunity to welcome you as our guest and for sharing your experience with fellow travelers. It was wonderful to find out that you enjoyed our Cannery Row location and the stunning views from your private balcony. The rooftop hot tub affords some the most spectacular views of the bay and hope that...

Birmingham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleased to find the Inn so close to all the activity in and around the Cannery Row area. The check in staff, Victor, gave us a warm greeting and some excellent advice on local events going on. The room was wonderful, spacious layout with a very large bathroom and excellent patio view of the Bay (we were even...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I arrived from Sacramento Christmas Eve around noon without reservation hoping we could get a room. We were greeted warmly by Beth that offered a great rate for a harbor view. We had checked out a couple of other hotels on Cannery Row and this was easily the best deal. While she was checking us in Beth...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for the first time in May 2016, and had a wonderful stay. We loved the bathtub with its view of the water, and falling asleep to the sound of the waves. This visit, Beth at Reception was wonderful, and made sure we were in Room 320, which we'd stayed in before, with beautiful views of the beach...

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

Hi Deanne R, Thank you for giving us the opportunity to welcome you back and for sharing your fantastic experience. We are delighted that you found the Panoramic Oceanfront Room to be so perfect with non-stop views including the ocean view in-room jetted tub. We all hope your travels will bring you back to Monterey in the near future. Sincerely,...

Bay City, Michigan
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Very comfortable and close to broadwalk/peir. Every room has balcony with great views of the bay. Walking distance to cannery row with multiple restaurants and shops. The room was clean and very nice to relax in, loved having the breakfast delivered to the room in morning. Would stay again.

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El Cerrito, California
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We have traveled to this hotel in the past and absolutely loved it. We booked a quick trip to Monterey Bay Inn for december. In between booking and and the trip, unexpected medical issues popped up well in advance of the trip. The hotel literally request medical records in order to cancel the booking. I am not a lawyer, but...

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

Hello Keelercourtney, Thank you for your review. We are sincerely sorry that you encountered unforeseen travel changes and for the disappointment you experienced in modifying your reservations through the third party booking channel used to book your guest room. We truly hope that we might have the opportunity to assist you directly should your travels bring you back to Monterey...

Prior Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We stayed here for an anniversary and it is still the hotel my husband and I rave about years later. We loved the views, sea lions and the service was great. I still remember it being one of the best beds I've ever slept in. It is also close to everything. We are thinking of going back and this will...

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Sacramento, CA
Reviewed 3 December 2016

What a great hotel! We got a balcony room overlooking San Carlos Beach. You can walk up the street to all of Cannery Row's offerings. The Chart House restaurant was a bit too far for us to walk, so we drove and found lots of available metered parking right in front of the restaurant. The staff is wonderful and the...

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

Hello travel4funn, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with fellow travelers. It is wonderful to read that you had such a memorable stay full of relaxation and exploring the nearby attractions. We hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back as our guests very soon. Sincerely, Management of the Inns of Monterey

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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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, remote control TV, coffee maker, CD and DVD player, bath robes, hair dryer, and wireless internet connection. Two outdoor hot tubs, and a fire pit on the terrace compliment your stay, as does the convenient parking. Complimentary continental breakfast is delivered to your room each morning. ... more   less 

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Address: 242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-1437
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: $249 - $546 (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:
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#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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“They are all ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles markusamable, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a balcony room that faces San Carlos beach and listen to the waves all day long.”
 of 5 bubbles travel4funn, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The non-ocean side rooms still have a great view of the sea life!”
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“We had 305 and it had a great view. the Oceanview rooms are more expensive than the Bayview rooms, but we think our view was just as nice”
 of 5 bubbles Braddock52, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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