The Monterey Bay Inn offers intimate boutique hotel accommodations right on the ocean at the entrance to Cannery Row. Read guests reviews to see why our boutique hotel is a top destination for experiencing the best that Monterey Bay and the California coast has to offer, or share your own experience.
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Spectacular Oceanfront Rooms!
March 27, 2019
What a jewel this place is. The oceanfront rooms are spectacular! I had a bit of a misunderstanding with the 800 number reservation customer service line and was quite frustrated in regards to a price guarantee discrepancy. Afterwards, I phoned Assistant general manager Stacy Lee and she rectified the situation and delivered excellent customer service. She is a real asset to the management team. My wife and I are celebrating 20 years together and have always wanted to stay at this hotel. It was well worth the wait. Many people claim the Monterrey Plaza as the "best" location to stay and I must admit we thought the same. No more. The Monterrey Bay Inn has the best oceanfront experience hands down. Friends of ours stayed there and while it's a fabulous hotel (if you get the ocean view rooms) it's just a bit more special at the Monterrey Bay Inn. The ocean front rooms are private and literally "over" the water. It's like being on a cruise ship without the cramped accommodations. The views are spectacular and the rooms perfectly serviceable and comfortable. So much so that it easily overcomes the lack of onsite dining and spa services. They have a sister property (Casa Munrus) that offers excellent spa services and there are many walkable dining options near by as the location is right in the heart of Monterey. Skip the Intercontinental and Monterey Plaza and book a ocean front room at Monterey Bay Inn. Then invite those that booked elsewhere over to see what they missed out on! Much like the Dream Inn is the prefect Santa Cruz hotel, Monterey Bay Inn is the perfect Monterey hotel. Thank you Stacy Lee, you made our special getaway perfect! We really appreciate your customer service skills and helping us book the perfect stay for our Monterey getaway! ~ Guest
This place was a gem! I have a serious issue with cleanliness and this hotel took the cake! It didn't matter where I look, this place was clean! The hotel itself was a little older but well taken care of. I showed up only to be surprised by having an ocean front room which was amazing to look at and hear the ocean at night. The front desk personnel was nice, accommodating, and I will be coming back again. It's away from all the activity on cannery row but close enough to walk. I highly recommend this hotel. I will be coming back next year. ~ Guest