$85 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Oct 4, 2015 Check-out: Oct 7, 2015

The Stevenson Monterey

2 stars
View map of 675 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
46 reviews
Awesome Hotel

We were met with a very friendly staff, Our reservations were honored and we found a very... See full review

  • Artemio N.
  • Aug 14, 2015
Convenient location

An older motel with recent bathroom and carpet upgrades makes it a good value. Excellent location... See full review

  • Linda
  • Jun 29, 2015
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.
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.
Property 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. 
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

Nearby 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

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)

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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
Accessible Rooms/Facilities
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Accessible 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:
2:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

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.

Ratings and reviews for The Stevenson Monterey

Overall score

3.7 / 5
5.01.0
46 out of 46
Amenities:
3.4
Cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.2

83% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Showing Daughter America
Couples
Palmdale
Aug 25, 2015

Drop-off at CSUMB

Although the room inside was very nice, and the staff extremely friendly, the hotel itself is very old. You can hear your neighbors talking and using their bathroom. There is also a serious lack of parking. There are only about 10 spaces outside at the hotel with about 25 more in an underground garage. The underground garage is very tight to park in. If you have a mini-van or a SUV parking will definitely be an issue.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Artemio N.
Friends
Commerce
Aug 14, 2015

Awesome Hotel

We were met with a very friendly staff, Our reservations were honored and we found a very delightful room. We were only a 12 minute walk from the Wharf. We happened to catch a visit during an annual Exotic Car show. Which was a special treat. Overall, we had a very memorable time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Friends

Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Linda
Couples
San Jose
Jun 29, 2015

Convenient location

An older motel with recent bathroom and carpet upgrades makes it a good value. Excellent location with Trader Joe a block away. Great place to get picnic items and can store in small frig provided. Walking distance to wharf and Monterey coastal trail. Parking is limited especially if you come in late, but not a problem due to plenty of street parking. Breakfast was OK! Waffle maker was nice but nothing outstanding. Wonderful front desk staff. Very cheerful and helpful. Nothing fancy but a nice clean comfortable room to sleep in after a long day of exploring. Free in room WiFi was a plus! Will definitely stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Biztraveler3
Business
san francisco
Apr 27, 2015

strong location

but not much else to come for. clean rooms. almost walking distance to cheesy cannery row. quiet, but renovation during daytime

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Biztraveler3
Business
san francisco
Apr 23, 2015

good value

renovation ongoing, but only noisy during daytime. a good basic place to stay. skip breakfast if you like quality.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
dad
Family
Ben lomond
Apr 6, 2015

we toughed it out

Everything was good except one BIG issue, outlets not working in bathroom! That's why the 1 star for amenities. Other then that, decent place to stay. Eric at the Front Desk was great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ritzler
Single
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
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Single

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Cannery Row was amazing!

Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Ustourist
Couples
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
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Couples

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Visit the 17 mile drive

Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Fun123
Family
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
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of The Stevenson Monterey

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
lbuch
Couples
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
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Couples

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