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Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras
Ranked #43 of 56 Hotels in Monterey
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

We stayed here for 1 night on the way up to San Francisco, we arrived around tea time and checked in with no problems. Wifi worked great. The staff were friendly. The room was clean. Free breakfast was included in the room, the breakfast was ok but the room it was served in was a bit small. Cannery row was good.

Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
Thank James R
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ABVIMontereyMunras, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2015

Dear James,

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel.

Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests.

We hope to see you again soon!

Sincerely,

John Smith
Guest Relations
Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras Avenue
831.373.2761

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Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

The managers were awesome people. They tried very hard to accommodate your needs. The room was very clean and they provided enough pillows and towels. They had a very good maintenance staff. Older Hotel with older furnishings but everything was very clean and comfortable. The television network was better than the Hilton Gardens that I stayed at last week. The continental breakfast was plentiful. And they weren't petty about it ending promptly at 10:00. They allowed a later checkout hassle free. And we're friendly even at 10:30 at night! I will stay there again

Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
1  Thank Brenda M
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ABVIMontereyMunras, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2015

Dear Brenda,

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel.

Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests.

We hope to see you again soon!

Sincerely,

John Smith
Guest Relations
Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras Avenue
831.373.2761

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Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

Good location. Like the self made waffle for breakfast. Hotel manager is helpful and friendly. Booked hotel at last min, so very reasonable px. But room is simple, and no AC. Non-smoking room, but has a slight smoking smell. However, good value for the px paid

Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
Thank MikamikaG
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ABVIMontereyMunras, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2014

Dear Mika Mika,

We thank you for taking the time and consideration into sharing your guest experience with the travelling community. We are very pleased you enjoyed Monterey! We are also thankful for your positive guest experience with our hotel despite the lack of the common amenities you desire in a hotel stay. We are truly pleased that you were able to manage and make your stay a desirable one and be an INTEGRAL PLAYER in protecting Monterey green initiatives :) Kudos to you and yours!

Regards,

John

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

I am a woman 65 years old and I found this hotel to feel very welcoming with many touches of home. There is a room divider between the two beds in my room giving me and my partner a little more privacy. There was a bathroom with a heater in it. There was a refrigerator and a microwave, and a private porch on the second floor. The front desk was very nice and helpful. He came down to adjust my refrigerator for me. I found a lot of families here and it was still very peaceful and I enjoyed the big whirlpool. This hotel is close to downtown, cannery row and the boats pier. I was very happy to swim in the warm pool early in the a.m. hours. The breakfast included self made waffles which were great. I will return to this spot. This hotel is smoke free and is a good value.

Room Tip: The downstairs do not have private porches but they have easy access to pool and outdoor table. Upst...
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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1  Thank mhorenbe
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ABVIMontereyMunras, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2014

Dear Feels like home,

It is wonderful to hear you had a very good guest experience with us in Monterey. We are truly excited and impressed with your trip planning and timely use of the facilities to accent a perfect adventure in beautiful Monterey Bay. We are looking forward to your visit again!

Regards,

John

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

We were very happy with our stay and the customer service provided by the manager. We were travelling in the late evening after the work and likely to reach Monterey very late. We checked the price on hotels.com and called the motel to confirm that the room is available or not. The manager gave us even better price than hotels.com. We reached at about 11.45 PM and the manager was waiting for us, he was very friendly and very nice, quick check-in. Nice big room with King Size bed and had a microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker in room. Room was very clean and had a beautiful balcony. Very good complimentary breakfast with boiled eggs, waffles, fruits. The breakfast area bit small. Nice and big swimming pool, hot tub and a garden area. Very beautiful landscaping. We definitely stay there again.

Room Tip: better to check price with the motel
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Jenffer M
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ABVIMontereyMunras, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2014

Dear Jennifer,

We are very excited to hear you had an excellent experience. Thank you for sharing on our social media site and with the travelling community. We are enthused with your optimistic outlook and adventurous spirit. It is good to hear you enjoyed the Monterey Bay Area and we we're able to prepare a guest experience that supported your perfect getaway.

Look forward to your next visit.

Regards,

John

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Reviewed 19 June 2014

Bang for buck - especially in Monterey - this was a good choice. I like a cold room and these guys offer only fans and sliding doors for ventilation, but once the sun went down it cooled off well enough. The room was comfortable, and they have a sparkling clean large inground pool with lovely grounds and relaxing chairs to sit in. It wasn't the nicest place I've stayed but it was nice enough and great value!

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank JC M
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ABVIMontereyMunras, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2014

Dear JC,

We absolutely appreciate your insight and experience sharing with us and the travelling community. We are truly impressed that you found the true beauty of Monterey in its natural surroundings. Thank you for your continued support and we plan to dial up the guestroom experience in the years to come.

John

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Reviewed 17 June 2014

We were in town to run the Spartan Race and this hotel was close to Toro park and fit our budget. After the race we were able to walk to the Steak House in downtown Monterey. The room had (2) full beds, small frigerator, mircowave, upstairs patio. It is nice fair priced place to stay with a simple breakfast. Would stay again.

Room Tip: Rooms on the north side face the pool
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Frank C
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ABVIMontereyMunras, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2014

Dear Frank,

Your comment is shared with us and the travelling community. We appreciate the very good rating in regards to finding a hotel impromptu. That leads us to believe that we have developed a very good value and we plan to continue to develop it further. Thank you for the kind words and congratulations on your event!

John

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Additional Information about Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras

Address: 1150 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-4514 (Formerly Cypress Gardens Inn)
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#12 Green Hotel in Monterey
Price Range: £68 - £178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras 2*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
America's Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras Avenue is a historic location and played an integral role as a Tree Nursery in early Monterey Community. The current hotel has gone through several renovations since 1965 and is in alignment with industry standards for accommodations that fit the needs of the Mid Scale Consumer. We strive to provide guests with value beyond the room. These features include: Complimentary WIFI over the 1.5 acre grounds, A Very Large Pool with a relaxing Lounge Deck and Hot Tub (approximately 40' x 75') (Closed Winter), A private self serve breakfast suite for guests serving a continental menu (approximately 15' x 20'), A modern business center featuring a large computer screen and printer with internet access, An onsite walkable garden terrace featuring a cast of trees (approximately 40' x 40') , A private Conference Center that can seat 30+ classroom style (approximately 30' x 30'), A fitness center suite in renovation, and a charming guest reception to welcome all of our new and returning guest families and friends. Our approximate guest room dimensions for King Bed Rooms are 12' x 21' (living space) + 5' x 12' (Personal Courtyard or Private Balcony) = ~312 square feet of rental space in Monterey on Munras Avenue. Our Double Queen Bed Rooms 16' x 21' (living space) + 5' x 16' (Personal Courtyard or Private Balcony) = ~416 square feet of rental space in Monterey on Munras Avenue. Furthermore each room has an approximate 8' x 7' glass patio door to experience Monterey's Beauty from Bed or a quick step outside without leaving the comfort's of home. ... more   less 
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