$52 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Jan 6, 2015 Check-out: Jan 9, 2015

Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras

2 stars
1150 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.1
out of 5
81 reviews
Excellent

Everything was excellent. I ended up booking the room twice but the man at the front desk was more... See full review

  • Magoo's
  • Jun 26, 2014
Big room, good location

The room I had had two beds and was quite large. The breakfast food, consisting of boiled eggs and... See full review

  • Loner Luke
  • Oct 7, 2014
Economy hotel offers free continental breakfast and a great location

The Americas Best Value Presidents Inn offers budget accommodation in a great location on Munras Avenue, with quick, convenient access to the area's top attractions. Monterey Bay Aquarium - widely considered one of the best in the United States - is two miles from the hotel. Additional nearby attractions include Monterey State Historic Park, the Del Monte Shopping Center, the Presidio of Monterey and Monterey Museum of Art. Take advantage of free continental breakfast and a seasonal outdoor pool at Americas Best Value Presidents Inn.

Highlights
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Less than a mile from the beach
  • Free on-site parking accommodates large vehicles
  • Seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub
Rooms

Guest rooms at Americas Best Value Presidents Inn feature free Wi-Fi Internet access, a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and cable TV. A side table and chairs are perfect for dining or getting work done. Some rooms include a balcony or patio. Choose from one king or two queen-sized beds.

Features

Take advantage of free continental breakfast at the Americas Best Value Presidents Inn, served in a dining room that features a fireplace and wall-mounted TV. A seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub are surrounded by a sun deck with lounge and patio seating. In the evening, warm up by the fire in the Americas Best Value Presidents Inn lobby.

Dining

Free breakfast at Americas Best Value Presidents Inn gets guests going for a full day of sightseeing or business meetings. When it's time for lunch and dinner, Monterey won't disappoint - fresh, farm-to-table cuisine, always-popular chain restaurants and rich international flavors are all nearby. To get started, try the tapas dinner menu at Spanish-inspired Estéban, just down the street.

Transportation
  • Highway 1 (0.5 mi/0.9 km)
  • Monterey Peninsula Airport (2.6 mi/4.2 km)
  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (53.9 mi/86.8 km)
Attractions
  • Monterey State Historic Park (Across the street)
  • Monterey Peninsula College (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Monterey Conference Center (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • Monterey History & Maritime Museum (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • Municipal Beach (0.9 mi/1.5 km)
  • Fisherman's Wharf Monterey (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Cannery Row (1.4 mi/2.3 km)
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (1.9 mi/3.1 km)
  • Monterey County Fairgrounds (2 mi/3.1 km)
  • Carmel-by-the-Sea (2.9 mi/4.6 km)
Business
  • Lobby business center
  • Two meeting rooms
  • Less than a mile from the Monterey Conference Center
Policies and fees
Heated pool is temporarily closed.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras Rooms

1 King Bed Non-Smoking
1 King Bed-NonSmoking-Free WiFi-Microwave- MiniFridge-Coffeemaker-Hairdryer-40 Inch Flat
2 Queen Beds Non-Smoking
2 Queen Beds-NonSmoking-Free WiFi-Microwave- MiniFridge-Coffeemaker-Hairdryer-40 Inch Flat
1 King Bed Suite NS
1 King Bed-Suite-Kitchenette-Sofa Bed- NonSmoking-Free WiFi-Microwave-MiniFridge-

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Free local telephone calls
Activities
Outdoor pool
Jacuzzi
Children's activities
Golf
Jogging track
Dining
Continental breakfast
Coffee maker in room
Meal plan - continental
Family plan
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Guest laundromat
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Copy service
Conference suite
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Room
Satellite TV
Radio
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Fire place
Sofa bed
Temperature control
Shower
Electronic door locks
Iron
Ironing board
Bath tub

Dining

Jack in the Box Burgers
0.3 mi.
Subway
0.8 mi.
Lalla Grill
0.8 mi.
Full Moon Mandarin Cuisine
1 mi.
Crystal Fish
2 mi.
Islands Fine Burgers and Grill
0.5 mi.
Great Wall Chinese Restaurant
0.5 mi.
Taco Bell
1.2 mi.
Ambrosia Indian Cuisine
0.6 mi.
Pizza My Heart
0.7 mi.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (81)

Ratings and reviews for Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras

Overall score

3.1 / 5
5.01.0
81 out of 81
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3.5
Hotel staff:
3.6
Room comfort:
3.4
Location:
3.9
Value:
3.6

73% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Senior cool dude
Business
Santa Barbara
Nov 30, 2014

Good value

Stayed here before. It offers decent rooms and is well located with shopping close by and a mile to the ocean and less to historic district.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Sailor James
Business
Newport Beach, CA
Nov 14, 2014

Very reasonable motel

For the price I had expected an out of the way motel with limited parking and noisy rooms. I was surprised to discover that the room was large and bright although a bit dated. The hotel is on a very busy street, however the noise level is lessened by the setback of the buildings. Breakfast was included and was satisfying. Overall, I highly recommend staying here if parking, cleanliness and reasonable pricing are your priorities.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The hotel staff recommended The Fish Hopper for fresh fish. View of Monterey Bay was exceptional and the food is fantastic! Very creative cuisine and presentation.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Loner Luke
Business
California
Oct 7, 2014

Big room, good location

The room I had had two beds and was quite large. The breakfast food, consisting of boiled eggs and waffles and so on, was good. The computer in the lobby was fast. The hotel was located in a good, safe neighborhood, walking distance to both the mall and downtown Monterey. A very safe area for families. Unfortunately, I could hear the traffic, not the waves, at night, if I opened my window. And the hotel in kind of old. The bathroom tile was dirty; walking on it got my feet dirty.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Long walk from hotel

The Monterey Sports Center is close by, but it is a VERY busy gym. The pool area is huge and the hallway is huge, but the weight room is kind of small and very crowded.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Loner Luke
Business
California
Sep 24, 2014

good location and affordable

The location is excellent, near the Del Monte Mall in Monterey and close enough to downtown that you can walk, yet the hotel/motel is in a prosperous neighborhood. The traffic is the only bad thing about the location, but all of the properties on Munras Ave suffer that fate. Even so, with the everything closed, I don't hear the traffic much. The hot tub is big but could be hotter. The gym isn't much, of course. I see people swimming in the pool, so it must be warm enough for them. The breakfast, which includes boiled eggs, is pretty good. The cable channels are plenty. The lobby has a computer that works and a printer. And the parking is good. I don't like the bed covers for some reason, so I took them off and use just the sheet. The property is a little old seeming, but it's not depressing or anything.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Mel Kay
Business
temecula,ca 92589
Aug 17, 2014

great town horrible hotel

Due to car show/auction room prices were double and triple average rates ,this place was clean but other than that a complete Rip off but that's all we could locate for 3 couples -3 rooms and we paid dearly -no air ,1950 wall style heaters worn out stained carpet, just a rip off and they knew it ,I told them I would not had rented the rooms if I knew there was no a/c and they simply replied the rooms don't need I ,no one's fault but mine for waiting so long,that's what you get when their rated 2 star and that's being liberal!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

parking really bad, take taxi Mecum Car Show was fantastic

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
NopeNoName
Business
Long Beach
Aug 15, 2014

Nope

Floor was dirty, walls paper-thin, no AC, rooms in desperate need of updating. Staff was nice enough, but nice staff doesn't make up for a grungy motel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Loner Luke
Business
California
Jul 18, 2014

Nice room, nice view, nice location

The room is nice, but the bathroom doesn't feel private because the window is almost transparent and people can walk right by. The view is nice, though. And the location is excellent, being a short walk from the mall and a short ride from downtown.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

The aquarium is overrated and so is 17 mile drive. Walk around Carmel and Carmel beach and visit Jack's Peak Park, being careful not to get Poison Oak. Downtown Pacific Grove is homey and worth the drive.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JEF from Brussels
Business
Brussels, Belgium
Jul 16, 2014

Monteray to stay

A good place to stay for à small price. Easy to find, nice staff, easy parking and a good room for an overnight stay. Just what we were looking for.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Visit the Monterey pier at the fishermans warf and try the restaurant at the end of the pier. Great view, good food and affrdable price. They opend 3 weeks ago and service is not yet perfect but I trust it will be for you.

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
ZHJOT
Business
north county
Jul 16, 2014

Pass this place

Hair still in the tub (not from us), hot tub green water, half used shampoo bottle, heater did not work, hot water was absent, hair dryer didn't work.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Magoo's
Business
Irish
Jun 26, 2014

Excellent

Everything was excellent. I ended up booking the room twice but the man at the front desk was more than helpful to us. Brilliant value for money, lovely pool, room very spacious and clean. Overall a very good experience. Would highly recommend this hotel and very close to downtown monteray. 5 stars.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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