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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Average hotel... Clean enough, comfortable enough, affordable. Pictures are deceiving. 20 min walk to the wharf. Noisy at night - you can hear the adjacent rooms and people talking outside in the patio. No breakfast - but it turned out to be a positive as we discovered Old Monterey Cafe :-)

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Accommodation in Monterey is expensive so for just a place to crash this was suffice. Clean and comfortable bed. The bathroom is not much to write home about but you get what you pay for. I didn't like that the lady just asked for my credit card and swiped. I actually wanted to pay cash but didn't have the chance...

Thank RoosterRamblings
Mountain View, California
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We were stayed (myself, wife and three years daughter )in Monterey for a few days. The motel was very comfortable in every aspects. Very close to the Monterey Aquarium, a great playground on the lake just a short drive away. Quality Wi Fi in the room, microwave, hairdryer, iron + board, rolling air conditioning unit fridge, flat TV. In the...

Thank Evghenii Anisim... N
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I'd give this place a 3.5. Above average due to cleanliness, comfortable beds and towels, and good parking. Staff was fine, and coffee was available in the morning. Layout of the room was a little weird, but everything worked and the stay was good overall.

Thank ShainaBrown
Livermore, California
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This small motel is very conveniently located and has been updated. We had a great room with King and single bed that worked great for me and two teens. Comfortable and perfect location, got up early and at the aquarium in 5 min! Very affordable and nice place. Would stay again.

Thank Maya S
Las Vegas, NV
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

This hotel suffers by comparison to Masterpiece Inn in Morro Bay(see review). It's adequate. Pillows are terrible, bed fair. No blackout window curtains and they are needed. No breakfast. No copy of our reservation from Bed Tonight and huge hassle to straighten it all out. Desk clerk was patient and helpful.

Thank VegasLady46
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here after driving up the Big Sur with 2 friends visiting from the UK. We booked the room in advance to ensure they had a vacancy. The room was very reasonably priced. We arrived at 8.40pm and checked in, lady on reception was lovely and recommend some places for breakfast and dinner. Went to our room and to our...

Thank Jodie R
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Took a quick trip down here with my mom and son to check out the aquarium and spend the weekend. The room was clean and comfortable and more spacious than I anticipated. Our room had a big slider that we opened to let in the fresh ocean air. This is an older hotel, nothing fancy and not oceanfront. However it's...

Thank Sarah T
Caldicot Wales
Reviewed 29 April 2016

The entrance to The Inn is right on Route 1 which is ideal if your intention is to drive the west coast route, as was ours, and we arrived right on check in time to be greeted by the receptionist who was happy for us to be there which was reassuring. The rooms, with a large bed, flat screen t.v....

Thank ben hollier
Sacramento, CA
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We used the hotelstonight app and got a tremendous deal on this property(so much so that we were worried). Let me just say this, I don't think i will be staying at any other hotel in the area, ever. It's so so so clean.( we saw them cleaning up the room next to us one morning and they removed the...


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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • 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: €76 - €255 (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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“not much to choose between the rooms ,unless you don't want to climb stairs”
 of 5 bubbles chrisatholywell, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Maybe rooms on higher floors are better”
 of 5 bubbles Wanderlust2gether, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs Rooms are larger, quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles CORSAIR700, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not sure any rooms have views of anything but parking lot”
 of 5 bubbles mk256, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I've stayed in different rooms and each is very good. Depends on what you like, you can't go wrong with any of them.”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraF2017, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
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