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Music and literature fans, language students and marine biologists frequently book accommodations at Monterey hotels. Celebrity residents of Monterey include Tory Belleci of MythBusters, 2010 Team USA bobsledder Nick Cunningham and pro Football Hall of Famer James Lofton. Monterey hotels range from the budget-friendly Days Inn Downtown to the Portola Hotel & Spa, a luxurious Monterey hotel. Guests staying at hotels in Monterey can catch a glimpse of the rare sea creatures residing in Monterey's aquarium.

Monterey Quick Picks and Tips


The Monterey Conference Center hosts major exhibitions, such as the Monterey Jazz, Pop and Blues Festivals. The Monterey Pop Festival was a precursor to Woodstock in 1967's Summer of Love.


Loulou's Griddle in the Middle starts the day off right with a fresh seafood omelet. Crepes of Brittany and Bistro Moulin specialize in French cuisine, while Montrio Bistro is known for its international fare.

Major Point of Interest

The Bruce Ariss Wharf Theater, near the Old Fisherman's Wharf, draws many performing arts patrons from Monterey with its live amateur productions.


Cannery Row, made famous by John Steinbeck's novel of the same name, now boasts shops, cafes, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium, a popular destination for travelers from hotels in Monterey. Old Monterey Farmers' Market, meanwhile, boasts fresh California produce.


The need for speed brings the U.S. Grand Prix motorcycle races to the Laguna Seca raceway each July. Other exciting sporting events include the California State Rodeo in Salinas and Ocean Speedway's dirt track racing.

Recently booked Monterey hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Pacific Grove, Cannery Row
1 hour ago 4 stars $172
Colton Inn
Downtown Monterey
2 hours ago 3 stars $119
Portola Hotel and Spa at Monterey Bay
Downtown Monterey
2 hours ago 4 stars $199
Monterey Surf Inn
Downtown Monterey
2 hours ago 3 stars $59
Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa 2 hours ago 4 stars $239
El Castell Motel 3 hours ago 3 stars $89
Quality Inn Monterey
Downtown Monterey
3 hours ago 2 stars $70
Comfort Inn Monterey Bay 3 hours ago 2 stars $75
Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa
Downtown Monterey
4 hours ago 4 stars $143
Monterey Downtown Travelodge
Downtown Monterey
5 hours ago 2 stars $79

Recently Rated Monterey Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Otter Inn
3.4 / 5
67 reviews
3 stars $99
Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
4.4 / 5
175 reviews
4 stars $239
Casa Munras Hotel & Spa
Downtown Monterey
3.7 / 5
156 reviews
3 stars $149
Hilton Garden Inn Monterey
Downtown Monterey
3.6 / 5
36 reviews
3 stars $134
El Castell Motel
3.5 / 5
58 reviews
3 stars $89
Monterey Bay Travelodge
3.3 / 5
127 reviews
2 stars $59
Econo Lodge Monterey Fairgrounds
2.8 / 5
47 reviews
2 stars $59
Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa
Downtown Monterey
3.7 / 5
86 reviews
4 stars $143
Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras
Downtown Monterey
3.1 / 5
77 reviews
2 stars $69
Monterey Downtown Travelodge
Downtown Monterey
3.6 / 5
42 reviews
2 stars $79

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From $239

1 Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

4 stars
4.4 / 5 175 reviews

400 Cannery Row Map

One of only 160 Forbes Four Star hotels in the U.S. Prepare to be entranced. Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa perches guests above scenic Monterey Bay in elegant, European-inspired style... More

Cannery Row Perfection
Very lovely property walking distance from the Aquarium. Beautiful views of the bay and of cannery row from our room. Our room was very clean and comfortable. Would stay here again and recommend to...
Aug 25, 2014
From $59

2 Monterey Surf Inn

3 stars
3.2 / 5 33 reviews

1200 Munras Ave Map

Monterey hotel with an seasonal outdoor Heated pool.Fisherman's Wharf nearby Situated in Monterey, this hotel is close to Monterey Museum of Art-Pacific Street, Fisherman's Wharf, and Dennis the... More

Quiet Seaside, CA location
Comfortable bed, clean bedding, laminate wood flooring, quaint little family run motel in Seaside just a comfortable drive from the freeway. Recommend it for a quiet get away for a few nights in...
Jul 30, 2014
From $89

3 El Castell Motel

3 stars
3.5 / 5 58 reviews

2102 North Fremont Street Map

The El Castell Motel is an exquisite lodge located in one of the most beautiful areas in the world, Monterey. The lodge features an indoor seasonally heated pool, continental breakfast, business... More

Monterey Bay trip
This property was good price and location for visiting Monterey Bay to see the whales. Harbor is only a couple of miles away and easy to get to from this location. Also convenient to Highway 1.
Aug 23, 2014
From $199

4 Portola Hotel and Spa at Monterey Bay

4 stars
4.2 / 5 37 reviews

2 Portola Plaza Map

Monterey hotel includes every ingredient for a great coastal getawayFrom a sun-soaked lobby with live trees reaching toward atrium skylights, to luxurious, soul-satisfying spa treatments, the... More

Perfect location at a reasonable price!
Great location right next to the wharf with attached bike rental shop that my fiance and I used to hop on the bike path along the coast down to pebble beach. The hotel was very clean but we were a...
Aug 14, 2014
From $149

5 Casa Munras Hotel & Spa

3 stars
3.7 / 5 156 reviews

700 Munras Ave. Map

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A Spanish hacienda in the heart of Old MontereyCasa Munras Hotel & Spa captures the true spirit of Monterey, with a blend of warm, casual guest rooms, elegant dining and outdoor spaces that... More

Good weekend away
We stayed two nights--didn't use the spa or restaurant, but it was a nice room. Comfortable bed, relatively quiet, and the fireplace was a favorite of my girlfriend.
Aug 25, 2014
From $129


3 stars
3.8 / 5 67 reviews

825 Abrego Street Map

Nice rates near the conference center and Fisherman's WharfIn a popular and sometimes pricey tourist destination, the smoke-free Best Western Plus Monterey Inn welcomes guests with affordable rates... More

An enjoyable stay
Room was very roomy, very clean and shower was great. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Parking was underground and easy to get into and out of. Monterey is not a large city, so going any where...
Jun 26, 2014
From $119

7 Colton Inn

3 stars
3.8 / 5 145 reviews

707 Pacific Street Map

Monterey inn offers spacious rooms, free breakfast and afternoon snacksLocated in the heart of downtown Monterey, the Colton Inn is surrounded by historic adobe structures and lies within minutes... More

great location, very friendly, caring staff
The staff was very helpful and friendly. Considering that the inn was almost full for the weekend, there was no shortage of snacks and complementary breakfast. The room we had was quiet, and very...
Aug 3, 2014
From $179

8 Hotel Pacific

4 stars
3.8 / 5 70 reviews

300 Pacific Street Map

Romantic Monterey all-suite hotel reveals hints of Spanish influenceFind a touch of the Mediterranean at the Hotel Pacific, an adobe all-suite hotel in Monterey. Each of this boutique hotel's 105... More

In a good part of town
The staff that dealt with us was friendly and helpful. Breakfast was ok. The room was nice but a little noisy, they should give out ear plugs for night traffic. Its just down the street from...
Jul 29, 2014
From $75

9 Clarion Hotel Monterey

3 stars
3.5 / 5 101 reviews

1046 Munras Avenue Map

Affordable accommodation with lodge-like pool and Jacuzzi in MontereyThe affordable Clarion Hotel Monterey offers clean, contemporary guest rooms and thoughtful touches to make any stay special.... More

Overpriced but fine
We paid a lot for this room ($250) and it was very basic. Most hotels in San Francisco don't cost that much.. Couldn't reach anyone at the front desk to report a beeping smoke detector...otherwise...
Aug 25, 2014
From $169

10 BEST WESTERN PLUS Victorian Inn

3 stars
3.8 / 5 48 reviews

487 Foam Street Map

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Victorian-style property offers charm and modern-day amenities Charm only begins to describe Best Western Victorian Inn. The AAA Three Diamond Monterey Bay hotel, built in 1906 as a home for... More

Family getaway
This hotel is great location for the aquarium. Staff was very helpful. Rooms are comfy.
Aug 3, 2014
From $69

11 Americas Best Value Presidents Inn on Munras

2 stars
3.1 / 5 77 reviews

1150 Munras Ave Map

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... More

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...
Aug 17, 2014
From $159

12 Hotel Abrego

3 stars
4.0 / 5 103 reviews

755 Abrego St. Map

Boutique hotel on Monterey Peninsula offers relaxing coastal atmosphere Unwind after a long day touring the Monterey Peninsula's many attractions at Hotel Abrego, the area's newest full-service... More

Extremely disappointing
The property is beautiful, it makes a great first impression. Unfortunately when we walked into our room the first thing we noticed was how hot it was in there (I'm sure it was 80+ degrees) so we...
Aug 13, 2014
From $59

13 Monterey Bay Travelodge

2 stars
3.3 / 5 127 reviews

2030 North Fremont Street Map

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Pet-friendly budget hotel with a pool minutes from beaches and the bayThe bright, sunny Monterey Bay Travelodge is an ideal choice for couples, families or business travelers on a budget. A... More

You get what you pay for!
It's a Travelodge... NO AC, questionable bathroom, beds were ok, smell in air in the room.... standard.
Aug 23, 2014
From $134

14 Hilton Garden Inn Monterey

3 stars
3.6 / 5 36 reviews

1000 Aguajito Road Map

Complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet Access

The conveniences of home in Monterey Bay settingHilton Garden Inn Monterey spoils guests with private balconies, poolside cabanas, Herman Miller ergonomic desk chairs, and a location just a half... More

great place to stay
Nice & clean but priced a little high. Good location did not stay long enough to enjoy all the amenities.
Aug 24, 2014
From $70

15 Quality Inn Monterey

2 stars
3.7 / 5 50 reviews

1058 Munras Ave. Map

Walking distance to shopsrestaurants. Aquarium, Fisherman's Wharf, 17 Mile Drive, Cannery Row and famous golf courses nearby. Quality Inn Executive Rooms available. Access to indoor heated pool and... More

Clean, comfortable, basic.
The building is old and creaky, but the rooms are clean and comfortable. A modern good size flat screen TV and a comfortable bed make up for anything the building is lacking.
Jul 15, 2014
From $143

16 Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa

4 stars
3.7 / 5 86 reviews

1 Old Golf Course Rd Map

Bed and Breakfast for 2

Multi-million dollar renovation transforms AAA Four Diamond resort A multi-million dollar renovation elevates Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa to a new plateau of excellence. This 550-room... More

Beautiful, only if you are here to golf
For being Monterey, it's not near the ocean, it was a good thing we brought our bikes. It seemed like most people came to golf on the course right behind the Hyatt. We sat and had drinks by the...
Aug 19, 2014
From $229


3 stars
4.2 / 5 26 reviews

242 Cannery Row Map

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Harbor views on Cannery Row with free in-room breakfastOceanfront balconies meet the tide at Monterey Bay Inn, set along the shores of historic Cannery Row.  Stroll to Monterey Bay Aquarium,... More

Amazing Stay!
Such a great stay. Loved the room and the view. Great location!
Aug 1, 2014
From $89

18 Vagabond Monterey

2 stars
3.1 / 5 14 reviews

1010 Munras Avenue Map

The Vagabond Inn Monterey is located in beautiful Monterey, California. Hotel are only half a mile from the beautiful California coast, and within walking distance from the Convention Center and... More

Very Good
Absolutely no compliance. Good place for stay for one night
Jul 16, 2014
From $79

19 Monterey Downtown Travelodge

2 stars
3.6 / 5 42 reviews

675 Munras Avenue Map

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A fresh look with economical downtown convenienceWith a downtown locale at small-town prices, Monterey Downtown Travelodge sits just two blocks from the main drag, Alvarado Street. A retro,... More

Requires modernisation
Hotel requires an upgrade which is happening in October 2014. Would not recommend until this is dine
Aug 16, 2014
From $229

20 Spindrift Inn

3 stars
4.5 / 5 29 reviews

652 Cannery Row Map

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Romance on the beach, in the heart of Cannery RowCozy and classic, the time-honored Spindrift Inn rests peacefully in the heart of Cannery Row offering intimate ambiance directly on the beach.... More

A very pleasant surprise!
I booked two nights at the Spindrift not knowing anything more than what I could read about it online. I was worried in touristy Monterey that it would be over-hyped. But, it was a beautiful...
Aug 9, 2014