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1 room, 2 adults

The Monterey Hotel

3-star3 stars
407 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA, 93940, United States of America

City-center hotel within walking distance of Fisherman's Wharf
  • Free WiFi
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  • The hotel is conveniently located in downtown Monterey with an essay walk to Fisherman’s…Aug 3, 2020
  • Location was good in terms of eateries. Ocean is a very close drive from the hotel. Easy…Aug 3, 2020

The Monterey Hotel

from ZAR 2,189
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Fireplace
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Fireplace
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace
  • Basic Single Room, 2 Double Beds

What’s around The Monterey Hotel


  • In Downtown Monterey
  • Monterey Bay - 11 min walk
  • Cannery Row - 17 min walk
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium - 29 min walk
  • 17-Mile Drive - 41 min walk
  • Fisherman's Wharf - 6 min walk
  • Lovers Point - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links - 5.7 mi / 9.1 km

Getting around

  • Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) - 8 min drive
  • Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal) - 30 min drive
  • Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal) - 33 min drive
  • Salinas Station - 24 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 69 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. On Tuesdays the street in front of the hotel closes for a local event, which prohibits vehicle access to the hotel’s main entrance. Guests planning to arrive after 2:30 PM on Tuesdays must contact the property in advance to receive directions to an alternate hotel loading zone.

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 21

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Electric vehicle charging point

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 1904
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Special features


On Site

  • Fitness facilities


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby

The Monterey Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Monterey
  • The Monterey Hotel Hotel
  • The Monterey Hotel Monterey
  • The Monterey Hotel Hotel Monterey


Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector on site.

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

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

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

Optional extras

Parking is available offsite and costs USD 7.00 per night (0.1 mi away)

Rollaway beds are available for USD 25.00 per stay

Cribs/Infant beds are available for USD 25.0 per stay

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 25.00 per pet, per night

Service animals exempt from fees

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Monterey Hotel

  • Does The Monterey Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Monterey Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Are pets allowed at The Monterey Hotel?
    Yes, dogs are welcome. There's a charge of USD 25.00 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Monterey Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Monterey Hotel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Crown & Anchor (1-min walk), Rosine's (1-min walk), and Cibo Ristorante Italiano (1-min walk).
  • What is there to do near The Monterey Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Fisherman's Wharf (6-min walk) and Monterey Bay (11-min walk), along with Cannery Row (0.9 mi) and Monterey Bay Aquarium (1.5 mi).

Recent reviews

Good 7,8 From 845 reviews

Very good 8,0
loved it!
The bed was a bit uncomfortable. The place is clean. I wish I wouldn’t need to call out for an attendant to come to the counter. The place is charming. I thought it would be haunted, we stayed in one of the historic rooms, but such thing did not It was a different, cute kind of place to stay in.
us1 night trip
Fair 4,0
Very disappointed
The room was tiny. We didnt have enough towels, the shower had low pressure and it didn't drain properly. When i went to call the front desk our room phone didnt work. I ended up getting dressed to talk to the front desk. I was told they would contact me for a partial refund. They never callled. I wont stay here again.
Janessia, us1 night trip
Very good 8,0
It was a pleasant stay. My only complaint is that the shower had a couple of strands of hair on the wall of the shower, well within eye level. Should have been easy to see as far as house keeping is concerned.
Jose, us1 night trip
Fair 4,0
Location was only good thing about this hotel for the price.
Carlos, us1 night family trip
Fair 4,0
The room got stuffy air, no air conditioning or not working. Mattress was old and not comfortable
Ruth, us1 night trip
Fair 4,0
look somewhere else.
I would not believe anyone if they told my hotel was sold out. I think the hotel has select room for booking. for the price, and considering how slow everything is our room was awful, overlooking an air shaft, next to elevator and staircase, it was just all around bad! small room, fan/ air did not work etc etc. I am a local in Monterey and we were doing a stay-cation to support local business. This was not what were were expecting at all, a basic room, overlooking nothing, warm and room was small.
christopher, us1 night family trip
Good 6,0
We didn't get a breakfast and free parking how it was specify. Also we got a two full size beds instead of a queen size.
Inessa, us1 night trip with friends
Good 6,0
The first room they gave me had dead spiders and soap residue in the tub, spider webs at the window seal and was very hot inside. The second room was better, but also hot
Alexander, us1 night business trip
Very good 8,0
Monterey Location
Excellent location, near the wharf. Quiet
Hugh, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great stay
We had a great stay, everything was perfect. The staff wss so nice. We love this place and will stay again.
Michelle, us2 night trip

The Monterey Hotel

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