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Limerick, Ireland
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165 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here one night, the room was quite nice. We requested extra pillows and they were brought straight away. Our room was at back the of motel and it was quite there. Parking is at your front door, there is no breakfast.

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5 reviews
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This is a good room if that's all you want. No frills at all. Very small but clean and well kept. The host was helpful and pleasant. But keep in mind it's just a room. The queen size bed is comfy, the bathroom looks like it was just redone. The towels are a bit rough and straggly. It's definitely a... More 

Thank sarnejo
Los Angeles, California
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66 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

For the price this lodging it is just what we need. I don't expect anything fancy when all we need is a place to sleep. There is small fridge to keep our water. Wifi reception was pretty good. Clean, cozy and it's on motel row surrounded by establishments such as restaurants, banks, grocery etc. Denny's is across the street. The... More 

Thank Maria2628
Manteca, California, United States
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We almost felt the need to cancel our stay. The price was good and we definitely got what we paid for. Our bad for not checking what was available on the amenities first but there was No phone, No alarm clock, No microwave, No Kleenex (which is a must) No hair dryer, not even an ice bucket etc, etc. We... More 

Thank Valerie R
Vilnius, Lithuania
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53 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

simple, not expensive place to stay for those who do not require a lot of luxury. Pro: clean, all the bathroom utilities and cozy. Cons: no breakfast and heater VERY LOUD, quite unstable internet. For one night is completely ok :)

1 Thank Gagosha
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39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

It is a small inn, has free parking, and free internet, no breakfast free. It has the old-school little fridge but still works,i dont mind with it, though the carpet is kind of old but its clean and in the bath area are kind of newer made of tiles. I like it though. They have cable t.v but not flat... More 

Thank PrincessHunnie
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a break in our camping trip.. rugs were filthy, bedding was very old, well everything was old. My daughter said it was better at the campsite. It was nice to park next to the room, that was about the nicest thing. Not the best part of town either.

1 Thank Janet M

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Upland, California
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Reviewed 1 April 2015

Somewhat unprepossessing outside but surprisingly nicely done inside the rooms. Upgraded wood furniture, tile and marble throughout. Good size room and bath. OK, the bathtub drain didn't hold water, and the room was somewhat dimly lit. No coffee service and the front desk wouldn't even part with a cup to use in the provided microwave. But this place puts up... More 

2 Thank William D
San Francisco, California
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114 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

Tiny little room but clean and decent rate because I booked it through hotels.com. Very nice staff. Great location. If you stay here on a weekend definitely walk down 2 doors and check out the Planet Gemini comedy club. Classy place with great ticket prices and good food. They also have karaoke and dancing.

3 Thank Alexandria S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014

No coffee maker, no ice maker. No air conditioner. See thru towels. Run down bathroom. Stuffy room. No breakfast. Crappy room decor. Apologetic manager about the expenses needed to even buy an ice maker.

Thank bearpassion

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Candle Bay Inn features 14 recently renovated guest rooms. The business-friendly rooms are equipped with wireless Internet access, free local calls, housekeeping and wake-up calls. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, marble tiles and granite counter tops. Monterey offers many year round activities, so any time is the best time to visit Monterey, whether it's the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Monterey Museum of Art or one of our other museums, or a Monterey whale watching excursion. Monterey's activities can keep you busy from the moment you get up in the morning until you rest your head at night. History buffs can walk the Path of History to see the old buildings that remain from Monterey's period as California's capital, while wine fans can stroll among the city's tasting rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Candle Bay Inn

Address: 2118 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5213 (Formerly Paris Motel)
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: £48 - £86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Candle Bay Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Request for Room 10. Bathroom amenities new”
  • newly remodeled
  • clean and simple
 of 5 bubbles Maria2628, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Spend the extra few dollars and stay elsewhere in Monterey Bay.”
 of 5 bubbles bearpassion, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Don't stay at this hotel. You will feel such a rip-off.”
 of 5 bubbles 218pamelat, 25 Aug 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles vanom, 10 Mar 2013 | Read review
“there are no good rooms, the motel is run down and ill equiped, needs major remodeling and upgrade to be acceptable for anything more then a manouver get out of the weather stop.”
 of 5 bubbles 282JohnW, 23 May 2012 | Read review
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