Rate based on Check-in: Mar 3, 2015 Check-out: Mar 4, 2015

Monterey Surf Inn

3 stars
View map of 1200 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.4
out of 5
44 reviews
Excellent Affordable Option

The room was perfect and location was ideal, really great choice for an excellent price! See full review

  • Gerry 51
  • Nov 3, 2014
Nice getaway.

We were very please at this motel. Nice, clean and we were surprise with the wood flooring. It... See full review

  • Bluebird10
  • Sep 30, 2014
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 Menace Park. Also nearby are Maritime Museum and Monterey Museum of Art-La Mirada. Outdoor pool. In addition to complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, Monterey Surf Inn provides complimentary wireless Internet access, laundry facilities, and free parking. Desks, ergonomic chairs All guestrooms feature beds with pillow-top mattresses, microwaves, and refrigerators. Other amenities include air conditioning and ergonomic chairs. Amenity - Smoke Free Hotel.

Monterey Surf Inn Rooms

One King Bed Non Smoking
One King Bed Non Smoking with king bed includes Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bathroom amenities, Cable / Satellite TV, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Iron / Ironing board, Laundry service, Modem / data port connection, Non-smoking rooms, Radio, Refrigerator, Room service and Telephone. Room Size: 240 square feet / 22 square meters.

Amenities

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free internet
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Activities
Outdoor pool
Dining
Free continental breakfast
Room service
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Accessible parking
Handicapped parking

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Hotel Map

36.5884 -121.8987
Area served
Monterey.
Nearby airports
San Jose International Airport (SJC)
Area description
Situated in Monterey, this hotel is close to Monterey Museum of Art-Pacific Street, Fisherman's Wharf, and Dennis the Menace Park. Also nearby are Maritime Museum and Monterey Museum of Art-La Mirada.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 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. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by CheapTickets

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Guest Reviews (44)

Ratings and reviews for Monterey Surf Inn

Overall score

3.4 / 5
5.01.0
44 out of 44
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3.2
Comfort:
3.7
Location:
4
Value:
3.8

77% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Monterey Surf Inn

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Katelynn P.
Business
N/A
Feb 4, 2015

Monterey Trip

The hotel was located in a spot near all the places we came to visit, and it looked presentable. The room was clean and looked nice, but the shower drain needs to be fixed.It drains slow. Overall, it was a good experience and a good hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Go eat at Johnny rockets in cannery row! It was delicious for a good price.

Review of Monterey Surf Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Audra O.
Business
N/A
Jan 25, 2015

Family Vacation

I took my girls to Monterey for the weekend and we had a blast! The hotel was pretty good, no frills but it worked for the money! The towels were small and we had to ask for more daily since they only supplied two in the room where 3 of us were staying. The pool was closed and we had to get a tub plug to fill the tub.

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

Business

Review of Monterey Surf Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Loner Luke
Business
Collinsville
Jan 22, 2015

A Monterey Motel by the Road

This is your typical motel on the side of the road, only this motel is in a beautiful part of Monterey and has a remodeled interior. Still, the traffic can be heard from inside the room and makes sitting at the pool a stressful experience. On the other hand, for the money, you can't find anything better in Monterey. There is a big new tv and a microwave and refrigerator, but I couldn't find the coffeemaker. hmmm

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

Monterey used to be the capitol of California, and the most interesting set of buildings is the old capitol and the old jail. Both are across a street from the modern art museum and the police station and kitty-corner from the Monterey Public Library, in downtown Monterey. In fact, the old Capitol was used in the movie "A Summer Place."

Review of Monterey Surf Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
RoadTrip5
Business
Los Angeles
Dec 5, 2014

great location

Clean and convenient. Very close to the aquarium and the row.

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

aquarium

Review of Monterey Surf Inn

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Karlon
Business
Berkeley, California
Nov 30, 2014

Met expectation except the advertised breakfast

The hotel is clean and comfortable to stay at its price level. My only complaint would be that it no longer provides breakfast, which it advertised to serve. Note that there is no coffee machine in the room.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Buy some breakfast to the room (fridge and microwave provided) so that you can start your day with self-made breakfast. Coffee is provided in the lobby from 7-9am.

Review of Monterey Surf Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Gerry 51
Business
Tampa, FL
Nov 3, 2014

Excellent Affordable Option

The room was perfect and location was ideal, really great choice for an excellent price!

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

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

About a 20 minute walk to downtown where all the bars are so you don't have to worry about drinking and driving

Review of Monterey Surf Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Big Sur Gal
Business
big Sur, Ca
Oct 22, 2014

A perfect place!

We stay in Monterey alot - usually at the best value hotels. This place has been remodeled & the rooms are very comfortable & super clean. It's a great value for the price. the location is central is if you don't have to be on the ocean. Easy to get to anywhere - especially the airport. The staff is excellent & friendly. I highly recommend this hotel!

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

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Sushi Time! Best sushi in Monterey on Fremont St.

Review of Monterey Surf Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
X Country Traveler
Business
Los Angeles, CA
Oct 2, 2014

Monterey hotel deal

The room was very clean and looked like it was recently remodeled. Very comfortable king bed (firm but with a soft top). Really soft sheets. The receptionist was extremely efficient and had us checked in under 2 minutes! No breakfast (just coffee and tea) but there are plenty of reasonable eateries just a stone's throw away. Highly recommend the Surf Inn!

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

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Many bakeries, restaurants, cafes are close by (a very short drive) in the downtown area, as you head toward the wharf.

Review of Monterey Surf Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Bluebird10
Business
San Diego
Sep 30, 2014

Nice getaway.

We were very please at this motel. Nice, clean and we were surprise with the wood flooring. It appears to have been recently renovated.

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

Business

Review of Monterey Surf Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Coloboots
Business
Colorado
Sep 10, 2014

Monteray Surf Inn

Great Place to sleep. Mostly quiet except for the usual odd guest that just can't be quiet. Not the host fault at all. The rooms are great, the beds sleep great, the Shower has a great stream so you can get a great rest after a nice shower. Didn't hang at the Inn except to sleep and shower. Close to Cannery Row and the Ocean. Overall a great place to stay.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Old Fisherman's Grotto is amazing. The Fisherman's Wharf sampler is to die for.

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