Monterey Bay Inn

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On the beach
Outdoor spa tub
Outdoor spa tub

Overview of Monterey Bay Inn

Monterey Bay Inn

3.5 star property
Beachfront hotel within walking distance of Cannery Row

9.0/10 Superb

965 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
  • Bathtub
242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA, 93940
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • On the beach
  • 2 spa tubs
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Sauna
  • Self parking
  • Room service
  • 24-hour business center
  • Business center
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Computer station
For families
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Terrace
  • Laundry facilities
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Contactless check-out
  • Follows industry sanitisation guidelines

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach
  • Cannery Row - 1 min walk
  • Monterey Bay - 2 min walk
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium - 11 min walk
  • Fisherman's Wharf - 12 min walk
  • Golden State Theatre - 17 min walk
  • Munras Avenue - 26 min walk
  • Lovers Point - 32 min walk
  • Del Monte Shopping Center - 40 min walk
  • Del Monte Beach - 42 min walk
  • San Carlos Beach - The Breakwater - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) - 12 min drive
  • Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal) - 35 min drive
  • Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal) - 38 min drive
  • Monterey Station - 11 min walk
  • Salinas Station - 26 min drive

About this property

Monterey Bay Inn

Located 3.9 mi (6.4 km) from the airport, Monterey Bay Inn features a rooftop terrace and puts you just a 5-minute drive from Cannery Row. Guests can enjoy the sauna, and kayaking and scuba diving are nearby. Also, Monterey Bay and Monterey Bay Aquarium are within a 15-minute walk. Fellow travelers like the helpful staff and breakfast.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 49 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Onsite self parking (USD 24 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • Room service

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (420 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop


  • Rooftop terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • 2 spa tubs
  • Sauna


  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • 47-inch LCD TV
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities


You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Self parking costs USD 24 per night with in/out privileges
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Monterey Bay Inn
Monterey Bay Hotel Monterey
Monterey Bay Inn Hotel
Monterey Bay Inn Monterey
Monterey Bay Inn Hotel Monterey

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10/10 Exceptional

Sydney, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Chester, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

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Joseph, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great views and location, comfortable bed, spacious bathroom, nice continental breakfast.
Kathryn, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Great location but inept service
The Monterery Bay Inn is superbly situated at the harbour end of Cannery Row overlooking San Carlos Beach. It is a short walk in one direction to the Aquarium and in the other to the old centre of Monterey and Fishermans Wharf. Our room was comfortable, spacious and well equipped with a balcony overlooking the beach. However, the service doesn't do justice to the location or the facilities. We tried to check in early (at 3.00pm rather than 4.00pm) and were told that our room wasn't ready. We returned at 4.00pm and were told our room still wasn't ready. It was eventually ready at 4.20pm. We connected to the hotel wi-fi to be showna "flash screen" offering our room for around a 40% discount. This presumably meant that they had spare rooms for that night. Surely one of these could have been ready by 4.00pm. Worse than that, the room we had been allocated was closest to the road and therefore with a less attractive view and more potential for noise disturbance. I queried this at reception and was told "well you booked with Experian so there is nothing we can do". They also then offered to move us to a room further down the corridor. Next morning they apologised and waived the car park charge and some drinks we ordered. Breakfast, delivered to the room, had the cheapest ingredients and a tatty coffee pot. 1 coffee pod each in the room - and no free water. No offer of help with bags. Wi-fi kept cutting out. This place is run more as a motel with hotel prices.
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Breakfast Coffee Pot
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David, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Best in Monterey
Entire complex was immaculate. Room was excellent and cleaned daily hotel offered nice amenities. The view was awesome
Paul, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

BEAUTIFUL location, friendly staff and fantastic ocean view rooms. Our favorite place to stay in Monterey and we highly recommend this hotel to our family and friends. Can't wait to go back!
Jael, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great Hotel
Excellent hotel. Fantastic staff. So friendly and helpful.
Danny, 3-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

The stay was great and very convenient to everything
Kristin, 4-night business trip
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