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“Very good on a budget”
Review of Monterey Surf Inn

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Monterey Surf Inn
Ranked #41 of 56 Hotels in Monterey
Reviewed 2 October 2013

As others have stated good for a one night stay, bed was comfortable and room and bathroom clean. There was a microwave and fridge. There was a basic buffet breakfast which bearing in mind the low price ($42) was adequate. There was a very nice pool, but I did not stay long enough to use it. If you wanting to stay somewhere on a budget this motel gives you the basics at the right price.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 29 September 2013

A motel. Would not stay more than 1 night. Carpet rather grubby but bedding fine and clean. Has a fridge and microwave. Too far out unless you have a car. Get breakfast too but not great. Very few seats so some guests take breakfast back to their room where there is a table and chairs.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank geoffviking
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Reviewed 24 September 2013 via mobile

The Surf is a good choice if you are looking for a clean place to spend the night in Monterey. The room is big and equipped with fridge and microwave. Bathroom is just fine. Nothing fancy here but, for the pric , it's a good deal.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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2  Thank rickspear
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Reviewed 15 September 2013

This hotel was good for the one night we stayed in it. Room was spacious and clean and free breakfast in the morning consisted of self service pasteries, toast and cereals which helped start the day. Monterey is a beautiful fishing village and it is worth heading down to fisherman's wharf in the evening for a walk. We parked the car on a side street as it was free.

Room Tip: Get the breakfast early as it is self service and there can be very little food left if you leave it...
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank sailsurf
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Reviewed 12 September 2013

On our way from San Francisco to LA, this was an in between stop. The motel is well situated just off PCH1. We drove in the evening to the fish market and canary row. By the way, in the evening we parked at a CVS instead of using one of the pricey parking lots.
Room was fine, clean and enough space. Don't count on getting a real breakfast, it's quite limited. Good service!

Room Tip: The rooms next to the reception are most quiet.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank JessLightning
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Stayed at this motel and was really disappointed. The rooms had an overwhelming stench of cleaning products which was foul. We thought it was there to mask the smell of something more sinister. The beds were pretty comfy, but that was it. I wouldn't recommend this hotel to a friend and I certainly wouldn't stay here again. Plenty of other spots in Monterey which I I agile would be better.

Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
3  Thank Gemma A
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

Very nice room. We had a king single. Plenty of room with newer amenities. Flat screen TV, refer, microwave. When the door and windows were closed the outside traffic noise was nonexistant.AND its walking distance to the mall and Starbucks.

Room Tip: Try for the lower number rooms as it is further from road noise.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Address: 1200 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-6107
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Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Ranked #41 of 56 Hotels in Monterey
Price Range: £44 - £147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Monterey Surf Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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