$82 Avg/night
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The Stevenson Monterey

2 stars
675 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.6
out of 5
43 reviews
Perfect location

I had a good experience at this hotel. The room was clean and comfotable and the staff was very... See full review

  • Ritzler
  • Sep 4, 2014
Great place to Stay

It was in a great location. The room was comfortable and so were the beds. We had several choices... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Feb 23, 2011
A fresh look with economical downtown convenience
With a downtown locale at small-town prices, The Stevenson Monterey sits just two blocks from the main drag, Alvarado Street. A retro, midcentury-style facade opens to a smoke-free hotel filled with new carpet and furnishings plus updated guest rooms with free Wi-Fi. Find a friendly staff at the only economy lodge in Downtown Monterey. Swim in the outdoor pool or stroll to Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey Beach or Historic Plaza. Or follow the Monterey Recreation Trail to Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row after a free continental breakfast.
Highlights

  • Free expanded continental breakfast
  • Free in-room wireless Internet access
  • Outdoor swimming pool with sunning area at The Stevenson Monterey
  • Economy-style lodging in downtown Monterey
  • Walk to attractions, restaurants and the conference center

Rooms
The 51 nonsmoking rooms at The Stevenson Monterey offer one or two queen beds and a balcony, some of which face the swimming pool. Simmons pillow-top beds invite a comfortable night of rest, while cable TVs with HBO, ESPN and the Disney Channel entertain families. Modern colors and upbeat prints add a splash of personality to bed covers and curtains. Look for a massage showerhead, new furnishings and free Wi-Fi. Mini refrigerators may be available upon request at The Stevenson Monterey.
Features
Just off Highway 1 and walking distance to the Monterey Conference Center, The Stevenson Monterey offers free covered parking, newspapers, coffee, tea and a continental breakfast that stretches until 10 a.m. Restaurants begin across the street and continue for miles. Take a scenic drive to Carmel, Pacific Grove or Pebble Beach and its renowned golf links. Explore picturesque 17-Mile Drive or spend a day at Del Monte Shopping Center with its 13-screen, state-of-the-art Century Theatres. 
Transportation

  • Monterey Peninsula Airport (3.2 mi/5.2 km)
  • San Jose International Airport (72.1 mi/116 km)
  • San Francisco International Airport (101 mi/163 km)

Attractions

  • Monterey Conference Center (0.4 mi/0.7 km)
  • Dennis the Menace Playground at El Estero Park (0.5 mi/0.7 km)
  • Fisherman's Wharf (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Cannery Row (1.4 mi/2.2 km)
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (1.8 mi/2.8 km)
  • Carmel Mission Basilica (4.5 mi/7.3 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Course (5 mi/8.1 km)
  • Big Sur, Calif. (31.8 mi/51.2 km)
  • Santa Cruz (42.9 mi/69.1 km)
  • Hearst Castle (94.5 mi/152 km)

Business

  • Free Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Free incoming faxes

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The Stevenson Monterey Rooms

Non-Smoking Queen-Queen
Our two queen beds can fit up to five people and is non-smoking. It is a spacious 324 square feet in area, giving you ample room for your belongings and to move around. All of our rooms offer free WiFi access, air conditioning, and all guests can enjoy complimentary daily continental breakfast. Our 2 Queen room type also comes with a desk consisting of multiple device charging outlets, making it perfect for leisure or business travelers.
Non-Smoking Queen
Our one queen bed room can fit up to three people and is non-smoking. It is a spacious 264 square feet in area, giving you ample room for your belongings and to move around. All of our rooms offer free WiFi access, air conditioning and all guests can enjoy complimentary daily continental breakfast. Our queen room also comes with a desk consisting of multiple device charging outlets, making it perfect for leisure or business travelers.

Amenities

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free internet in room
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Activities
Outdoor pool
Dining
Free continental breakfast
Services
Business center
In-Room Safe
Internet
Free internet in room
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Handicapped parking
Audible emergency alarm for sight impaired guest
Visual emergency alarm for hearing impaired guest

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
n/a

Dining

60 Restaurants within 3 blocks
When you visit Monterey and stay at The Stevenson Monterey, make sure you bring your appetite along with you because there are many famous and award winning restaurants to indulge in, in Monterey. A few of the most popular restaurants in Monterey include Rosines, Lallapallooza, Cibo's, Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, Red Snapper, Abalonetti Seafood Trattoria, Monterey Fish House, Old Fisherman's Grotto, Bistro Moulin, Restaurant 1833, Montrio Bistro, El Cantaro, Paprika Cafe, and Ambrosia India Bistro - The list goes on and on when it comes to Monterey restaurants

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1200

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 (43)

Ratings and reviews for The Stevenson Monterey

Overall score

3.6 / 5
5.01.0
43 out of 43
Amenities:
3.4
Room cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.3
Value:
4.2

81% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ritzler
Business
St. Louis, MO
Sep 4, 2014

Perfect location

I had a good experience at this hotel. The room was clean and comfotable and the staff was very helpful and responsive.

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Cannery Row was amazing!

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Ustourist
Business
Uk
Aug 16, 2014

Requires modernisation

Hotel requires an upgrade which is happening in October 2014. Would not recommend until this is dine

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Visit the 17 mile drive

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Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Fun123
Business
SF, CA
Jun 15, 2012

Family getaway

very friendly and helpful staffs at the hotel. room is very clearn.

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

Business

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Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
lbuch
Business
Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Apr 23, 2012

Cheap Hotel/Decent Location

I didn't expect much given the price of our room. I was disappointed however, at the very strong chemical/cleaning solution smell in our room. We opened the window and door and let the place air out for several hours before actually being comfortable in the room. There was a similar smell, that may have been even stronger, in the lobby when we checked in. It was so strong that I opted out of the free continental breakfast the next morning, it was very unpleasant. Other than that the room was ok given the price we paid.

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

Business

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Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Buffy S.
Business
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Apr 9, 2012

Good for the price

The room was spacious and clean. The beds were very comfortable. The location is perfect for any sight seeing in the area.

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

Business

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Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
book
Business
Oakland, CA
Oct 22, 2011

great place

We have stayed before and really like the location. We can walk everywhere, especially out to dinner without moving the car. Breakfast is good. Because we liked our stay 2 years ago came back.

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

Business

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Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dave O
Business
New Jersey
Sep 27, 2011

Just what I was looking for

I was staying in town for business with one day for site seeing. Wanted a place that was close to town, clean, friendly staff and convenient. TravelLodge was all of those. Had a great stay.

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

Business

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Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mimajoan
Business
Sutter Creek, CA, USA
Sep 25, 2011

Great Value

This was the perfect location.....we were able to walk everywhere to the wharf, Cannery row, very good restaurants. We will go back for sure. The front desk person, Carol, was so nice and helpful with directions and recommendations. the room was nice and no bad smells. Good choice. It would have been good if there had been a small table in the room.

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Short walk to restaurants, shopping, Trader Joes,Fishermans wharf. Long walk to Cannery row but a perfect trail from the Wharf.

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Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Path
Business
Monterey, California
Sep 16, 2011

Travel Lodge, Monterey, California 9/9/11-9/15/11

My husband and I liked the convenience of this location in downtown Monterey. The staff were nice and helpful in providing information as needed. The bed was high quality with a Simmons mattress and pillow topping. Excellent sleeping! I liked the green energy incorporated in the hotel. My dismay was that the water is hard. It is in a traffic area so it can be a little noisy at night but it is not for an extended period of time Very nice continental breakfast with a variety of items and beverages to choose. A good choice and a fair price for the hotel. We would recommend it to travelers. Pat & Jim Connecticut

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

Business

Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

many attractions in Monterey from dining experiences at Fisherman's Wharf to visiting the Monterey Aquarium which is a must for adults and children.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
geo the man
Business
sacramento, ca
Jul 10, 2011

very good not fancy but adequate

was close to most things we like to see in Montery. Short drive to most other places.

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

great beaches throughout this area. Well kept up and clean.

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