The Monterey Hotel
3 stars

The Monterey Hotel

407 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA 93940, United States
+1 831 375 3184

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The Monterey Hotel
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About The Monterey Hotel

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  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

This budget hotel provides value for money, and is only 5 minutes from Monterey Conference Center and Monterey Institute of International Studies. It is also a brief car trip from Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row.

A variety of premium services are available for guests of The Monterey Hotel, such as a concierge and valet parking. It also provides massage services, a safe and laundry facilities.

The comfortable rooms at The Monterey Hotel include a refrigerator, a ceiling fan and free wireless internet access. They are also fitted with a microwave, a hair dryer and cable/satellite channels.

The hotel is within a short walk of Old Fisherman's Wharf. Guests can also visit the Monterey Museum of Art.

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Amenities at The Monterey Hotel

  • Fitness centre
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Roll-in shower
  • Lift
  • Shower chair
  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by lift


  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private bathroom

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Things to do

  • Eco tourism
  • Beach access
  • Bicycle hire


  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Fax/photocopying


  • Fitness centre

Reviews of The Monterey Hotel

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2.0 Poor
- Carpets haven't been washed in years (so the ground is covered in the oils left by others feet) - Rooms are incredibly small - Bad water pressure - Sink didn't drain well - Paint is chipping - Water randomly leaked in the middle of the night - Access to the hotel meant crossing a bridge between the newly updated Monterey hotel and the historic building. - Pillow cases smelled of perfume from a past guest.
8.0 Very Good
Location, location, location! Close to fisherman’s wharf, on a Main Street with multiple food options. Easy to walk the dog. Only thing missing was AC, the room was a bit stuffy, even with both windows open and a fan (provided in the room) going.
2.0 Poor
Pros:Smallest room I ever stayed in. Staff was rude. Breakfast was bad. Rooms outdated
7.7 Good
Pros:Friendly, helpful staff. Great location, close to Fishermans Wharf and lots of restaurants.
Cons:Mattress was too firm for my liking
7.1 Good
Pros:The staff were SO amazing! They were helpful and kind and their customer service was just so outstanding! The lobby was very pretty and the spa and other facilities were absolutely perfect! The locationn was nice; five minutes from he wharf and downtown. I’ve never been that close before so it was nice.
Cons:The fan on the ceiling so loud I couldn’t sleep and too hot to turn off. The room smelled very bad and nothing helped. It was very very small for the price. The bed was incredibly hard. The socket in the bathroom didn’t work so I had to find an alternate one and all the others were awkwardly placed so it was hard to get ready in the morning. I was beside the stairs and I listened to loud noisy people run up and down them all night, especially children. My phone didn’t work the first night either. The loud fan also only had two setting apparently even th it clearly had more but only low and high worked. High nearly had it flying off the ceiling and low did nothing. It was very hot in the room; they even put a fan in the hallway on the second floor. I’ve stayed at cheaper hotels with larger rooms and more comfortable beds; the price, I think, is due to location.
4.0 Mediocre
Cons:They in the process of adding more room. But when they put you in the "historic" part of the hotel, it seems ancient. We were put above a cafe, very noise until 10:30.
7.1 Good
Pros:Beautiful Downtown, close to Fisherman's Wharf, and well-preserved and maintained building and rooms. Rooms are older and bathroom fixtures & layout could use updating, but the furnishings are antique, the bed was comfy, and the room was clean and neat throughout, and the place was quiet. It is located conveniently close to many differing restaurants, and of course the real touristy hotspots are only a few blocks away. Bring your walking shoes!
Cons:So the closest parking they refer you to is 4-blocks away and there is no guarantee that you'll park closer even at check-in as they have no "dedicated" on-street parking/loading nearby. There are stairs everywhere, so even if you ride the elevator up, once you get to your floor it's the old-fashioned "wandering" hotel with weirdly set up hallways and you go out of one building into others, and there are stairs everywhere! Only 3-5 stairs but railings are only on one side if at all, and there's no forewarning of that fact.
4.5 Mediocre
Pros:Good location, in heart of downtown. Parking can be an issue. Hotel could use an update.
9.7 Wonderful
Cons:A bit noisy due to street area
5.1 Fair
Pros:The hotel had an excellent location only a short walk from Monterey Bay and the wharf. Although a bit shabby, the hotel has a charming feel. The staff was helpful and friendly.
Cons:Both the room and bathroom were uncomfortably small. Other than the bed, there was only one small uncomfortable wooden chair to sit on. No microwave or refrigerator was provided. The worst problem was the noise, both day and night, which made it impossible to get a good night's sleep. Between the trash trucks, the squawking sea gulls, the late night party goers, and street construction peace was not to be had. And, because the room was not air conditioned, the windows could not be closed.


407 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA 93940

What's nearby

  • Golden State Theater23 m
  • MY Museum Monterey County Youth Museum166 m
  • Monterey Conference Center175 m
  • Cooper Molera Adobe252 m
  • Wine Trolley Tours323 m
  • Colton Hall Museum361 m
  • Fishermans Wharf0.5 km
  • Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo0.5 km
  • Dennis the Menace Park0.7 km
  • Monterey Museum of Art-La Mirada0.8 km
  • San Carlos Beach - The Breakwater1.1 km
  • Cannery Row1.8 km



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  • Where is The Monterey Hotel located?

    The Monterey Hotel is located at 407 Calle Principal, 0.1 km from the centre of Monterey. Golden State Theater is the closest landmark to The Monterey Hotel.

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    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at The Monterey Hotel.

  • Does The Monterey Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Monterey Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is The Monterey Hotel from the airport?

    The Monterey Hotel is 4.9 km from Monterey Regional. The Monterey Hotel is 85.2 km from San Jose.

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