InterContinental the Clement Monterey
750 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
Since its opening in summer 2008, right on the waterfront in the middle of Cannery Row, the luxurious InterContinental the Clement Monterey has become the top rated hotel in town, offering guests breathtaking views over the Pacific Ocean, and a great location, within walking distance of the many attractions of downtown Monterey such as Monterey Bay Aquarium one block north. The hotel is an attractive pastel-colored, wooden-paneled building of 4 floors and 208 rooms/suites, many with a private balcony overlooking the bay. The restaurant, bar and courtyard lounge also have expansive sea views, while the many other amenities include a modern fitness center, spa, outdoor pool, several shops, children's day care service, guest laundry and over 15,000 sq ft of meeting/event space.
350 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA 93940
Two blocks from Fisherman's Wharf and the marina, the Marriott Monterey is one of the best located hotels in town, as well as among the most luxurious, with many facilities for both business and leisure. There are 341 brightly-decorated rooms & suites, many with ocean views, others looking out over the surrounding leafy suburbs, and all featuring the extra comfortable Marriott bedding. The range of dining outlets on-site comprises a coffee bar, cafe serving breakfast & lunch, and a bar/grill open for dinner and evening drinks. Meetings facilities are also about the most comprehensive in town, with no fewer than 24 rooms on offer, and a grand total of 56,000 sq ft of event space, either in the hotel or the linked Monterey Conference Center.
Holiday Inn Express Monterey-Cannery Row
443 Wave Street, Monterey, CA 93940
The boutique-style Holiday Inn Express in Monterey provides just about the closest accommodation to Cannery Row; located along Wave Street, the hotel is just one block from the Pacific Ocean and a short walk away from all the many other attractions of Monterey's beachfront area. The 43 clean, modern rooms are on 3 floors, some overlooking the sheltered courtyard/garden area (with hot tub), others with views over the town or out to sea. Free underground parking is available; also complimentary are continental breakfast and an evening cheese & wine reception.
Best Western Plus Victorian Inn
487 Foam Street, Monterey, CA 93940-1409
The location is one of the main attributes of Best Western Victorian Inn - the hotel has a quiet position on a tree-lined road (Foam Street) near the center of Monterey just 2 blocks from Cannery Row and the Pacific Ocean, and 5 blocks from Monterey Bay Aquarium. The inn offers 70 rooms of varying types, divided into several 3 floor blocks separated by gardens and courtyards. Most rooms have a balcony; all have a microwave, refrigerator, gas fireplace, mini bar, coffee maker & ironing facilities. Free amenities are continental breakfast, evening wine/cheese reception, newspaper and coffee, but like most hotels in the center of Monterey, an extra charge is made for parking. The hotel has a hot tub, though no pool.
Monterey Hotels: Downtown | East | South
East Monterey Hotels (Fremont Street)
Hilton Garden Inn Monterey
1000 Aguajito Road, Monterey, CA 93940
Hilton's only representative in Monterey is the Hilton Garden Inn, which borders the campus of Monterey Peninsula College and is a short walk from El Estero Park (sports facilities, trails and playground overlooking a small lake). The nearest beach is 0.7 miles away. There are no external restaurants close by, but the onsite, Californian-style Pacific Grille is open for breakfast, dinner and evening room service, while the Lobby Lounge serves drinks & snacks. Freshly caught fish is available every day. The hotel occupies a large site, lined by mature oak trees which help shield the accommodation blocks from Hwy 1 just to the east. Other highlights include an outdoor pool, 24 convenience store, 24 hour fitness center and 6.500 sq ft of meeting space.
Hampton Inn Monterey
2401 Del Monte Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940
Despite being positioned next to the busy Cabrillo Highway (CA 1), Hampton Inn Monterey has an excellent location - to the east, the building overlooks Roberts Lake, which together with the adjacent Laguna del Ray is surrounded by parkland with trees and walking trails, while to the west, just the far side of the freeway, are the dunes and sand of Monterey State Beach. The boutique-style hotel is half a mile from the ocean and 3 miles from the city center; other highlights include coastal views, an atrium lobby with aquarium-inspired artwork, a 24 convenience store, free hot breakfast and a media room with games and TVs.
Best Western Plus De Anza Inn
2141 Fremont Street, Monterey, CA 93940-5242
One of six Best Western hotels in Monterey, the De Anza Inn is 2 miles east of downtown along N Fremont St, close to the suburbs of Seaside & Del Rey Oaks, and just 2 blocks south of Highway 1. The nearest beach is a mile away. This is a well regarded hotel, significantly cheaper than those nearer the town center, but offering clean, comfortable, spacious lodging in 43 rooms on 3 floors with all necessary facilities - free continental breakfast, adjacent to a 24 hour restaurant (Denny's), outdoor pool, hot tub, spa and free parking.
Comfort Inn Monterey Bay
2050 N Fremont Street, Monterey, CA 93940
Another of the many hotels along Fremont Street, 2 miles from downtown, the Comfort Inn Monterey Bay has 48 rooms on 2 stories, exterior corridors, an outdoor whirlpool & hot tub, and free parking. Room rates are generally low, reflecting the basic facilities and distance from the main attractions of Monterey (2 to 3 miles) but the motel is perfectly adequate for a few night's stay. Free deluxe continental breakfast is served, and the highway has many restaurants a short walk away.
Comfort Inn Monterey Peninsula Airport
1200 Olmsted Road, Monterey, CA 93940
Although next to the municipal airport, away from the coast, Comfort Inn Monterey Peninsula is still within 7 miles of all the varied attractions in Carmel, Pacific Grove, Monterey and Seaside. The immediate surroundings are quite peaceful - the hotel has a spacious site on a pine-wooded hillside, one block south of the airport terminal buildings. Rooms are very large and well furnished, all containing a microwave & refrigerator, and some with a private balcony looking out over the trees. The on-site Steak House 68 restaurant provides all day dining, including free continental breakfast.
Quality Inn Monterey
2075 Fremont Street, Monterey, CA 93940
At 2075 N Fremont Street, Quality Inn Monterey is 2 blocks east of the major intersection of highways 1 & 68, and between 2 and 3 miles from the many attractions of downtown Monterey. Closer sites (less than a mile) include Monterey County Fairgrounds, the Pines Golf Course, US Naval Post Graduate School, the airport and Del Monte Lake. The main road has a good selection of shops, restaurants, and many other budget motels. The main facilities of the Quality Inn are an outdoor pool, free parking, guest laundry and a dining area serving free continental breakfast.
Ramada by Wyndham Monterey
2058 N Fremont Street, Monterey, CA 93940
Like most of the other small motels along Fremont Street, guest rooms at Ramada Monterey are accessed by exterior corridors; those at the front are all on the ground floor, while at the rear are a pair of two-floor blocks, either side of the parking lot, which has an outdoor pool at one side, well away from the road. This location is just less than one mile from the Pacific Ocean, at Monterey State Beach. The motel has a well maintained floral garden at the front, but otherwise, facilities and rooms are similar to its many neighbors: amenities are free continental breakfast, free wi-fi and a microwave/refrigerator in all guest accommodations.
Travelodge by Wyndham Monterey Bay
2030 North Fremont Street, Monterey, CA 93940
The Travelodge is the westernmost of many hotels on Fremont Street - located by the intersection with highways 1 and 68, less than one mile from the Pacific coast. The 104 rooms are divided between several blocks, some arranged around the central courtyard garden; quietest are those at the rear, with views towards Monterey Pines Golf Course. The Travelodge boasts an onsite restaurant, the Japenese-style Oh! Sushi, plus a lounge/bar and meeting space. Free continental breakfast is provided. Rooms are equipped with pillow top mattresses, a microwave and a refrigerator; some have a private balcony.
Rodeway Inn Monterey
2041 Fremont Street, Monterey, CA 93940
The Rodeway Inn is typical of the many small motels along Fremont Street on the east side of Monterey; it is small (22 rooms), contained within a two story exterior corridor building (a few are ground floor only), and offers only the basic amenities, of free continental breakfast and free wi-fi. All accommodations are equipped with a microwave. Rooms look out across the parking lot to the adjacent businesses. The motel is one block from the Hwy 78 - Hwy 1 intersection, close to a selection of restaurants.
Motel 6 Monterey
2124 N Fremont Street, Monterey, CA 93940
Motel 6 Monterey has a secluded location 2 miles east of the city center along Fremont Street, shielded from the main road by several large trees. Most rooms are set back from the road, overlooking the parking lot, which has an outdoor pool at the front. At the rear, the motel adjoins Monterey County Fairgrounds, beyond which are the open spaces of Monterey Pines Golf Course. There is a convenience store next door, and plenty of restaurants within walking distance. Other motel amenities comprise wi-fi, coin-operated laundry and free coffee.
Super 8 by Wyndham Monterey
2120 N Fremont Street, Monterey, CA 93940
There are only 20 rooms at Super 8 Monterey, all on the ground floor, and all facing west, with limited views towards an adjacent building. Although the only facilities are free continental breakfast and free wi-fi, the motel has a good reputation, for the clean, spacious accommodations, the helpful staff, the low rates, and the generally quiet neighborhood - along Fremont Street, in a mostly residential area of the city. There are several restaurants in the vicinity including Denny's directly opposite.
Monterey Hotels: Downtown | East | South
South Monterey Hotels (Munras Avenue)
Best Western Plus Monterey Inn
825 Abrego Street, Monterey, CA 93940-3103
Best Western Monterey Inn is one of the closest hotels to the center of Monterey, situated along Abrego Street, a little way south of downtown - in a generally quiet, wooded neighborhood that is 1.2 miles from Cannery Row and 0.6 miles from Fisherman's Wharf/Monterey State Beach. The hotel is built on a low hill, high enough for some of the top floor rooms to have views of the ocean. Accommodation consists of 80 large rooms, all with a microwave & refrigerator, and some with a private balcony. The inn has an outdoor pool/hot tub, and serves free continental breakfast; other meals are available from several nearby restaurants.
Best Western Park Crest Motel
1100 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940-4514
Best Western Park Crest Motel is south centrally located in Monterey along Munras Avenue, about half way (one mile) between the beach and Highway 1. The surroundings are quiet, residential and tree-lined - on the far side of the road is Don Dahvee Park, which features a hiking trail through oak woodland. The motel has a typical appearance with rooms (53 of them) on 2 floors linked by exterior corridors, and amenities of a spa, outdoor pool and free continental breakfast. Some of the rooms have views across town to Monterey Bay.
Days Inn by Wyndham Monterey Downtown
850 Abrego Street, Monterey, CA 93940
Days Inn Monterey has a south-central location between Abrego Street and Munras Avenue, not quite in the downtown area but an easy walk away (half a mile). The municipal beach and the marina are a similar distance north. The 55 nicely decorated guest rooms are arranged around three sides of the small parking lot, and are entered by exterior corridors. All feature a refrigerator and free wi-fi, while the motel also offers an outdoor hot tub and free continental breakfast. Select rooms have a fireplace and/or an ocean view.
Days Inn by Wyndham Monterey-Fishermans Wharf Aquarium
1288 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940
Fisherman's Wharf is 1.4 miles north of Days Inn Monterey, while Monterey Aquarium is 2.4 miles away; the motel sits towards the south end of Munras Avenue, opposite one of the units of Monterey State Park, in a quiet, leafy, residential neighborhood. The place has the familiar motel-style layout; two ground floor blocks along the north and south sides of the parking lot, with a two-floor building at the rear. Rates are low, reflecting the limited amenities, of free continental breakfast and free wi-fi. Some rooms have a hot tub bath; all are equipped with a microwave & refrigerator.
Super 8 by Wyndham Monterey/Carmel
1300 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940
Super 8 Monterey is located along Munras Avenue a mile south of the downtown area and 3 miles from the adjacent city of Carmel. On the far side of the road, Del Monte Shopping Center contains a supermarket, various other shops and a fine selection of restaurants. The motel has the traditional two floor, exterior corridor arrangement, the 32 rooms (all equipped with refrigerator/microwave) facing south, looking across the parking lot and main road to a thin belt of woodland beyond. Wi-fi and continental breakfast are complimentary; the motel also offers guest laundry and an outdoor pool.
Motel 6 - Monterey Downtown
1240 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940
All rooms at Motel 6 Monterey feature a microwave, refrigerator & wi-fi, and like most properties of this brand they are housed within an exterior corridor building, here of one floor only; accommodations are accessed directly from the parking lot at the front. The far side of the road (Munras Avenue) is thickly wooded, part of Monterey State Historic Park. Amenities at the motel are limited to an outdoor pool and free morning coffee. There are various restaurants 0.3 miles south in Del Monte Shopping Center and many more half a mile north, at the edge of the downtown area.