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"Pool was drained. The room was beat up and showing its age. Little maintenance upkeep. No standard coffee machine but there's a microwave? For the cos ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 11 Apr 2021

Hotel Description

Motel near Monterey Bay in Monterey

Heart of Monterey

Within 2 miles (3 km) of this well-placed motel, you'll find Monterey Bay and Cannery Row. Fisherman's Wharf and 17-Mile Drive are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Round-the-clock service

This motel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the express check-out and free Internet in public areas. Dry cleaning, laundry facilities, and concierge services are also on offer.

Free Internet, comfy beds

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 27 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as TVs with cable channels. Pillowtop beds, premium bedding, and free long-distance calls are also available.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$80* Per night/room Aug 29 - Aug 30

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Monterey Surf Inn ratings based on 23 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.1 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Monterey Surf Inn

Everyone (12) Couples (8) Family (2)
1 out of 5
It was awful they used a dirty rug to cover up the dilapidated laminate floor, it needs replacing not covering it up . The wash basin was clogged and would not drain properly. I removed a toothbrush cover that was stuck in the drain pipe, to get it to drain. The TV remote didn’t work half the time. Only two small bath towels and no coffee maker!! Don’t they know that we as travelers expect and want to have coffee in our room as we get ready. I don’t recommend anyone staying at this dive, I won’t stay there again!!!!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2021

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Jul 28, 2021 by Sunny

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2 out of 5
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Posted by on Jul 23, 2021

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Jul 25, 2021 by Sunny

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3 out of 5
Pool was drained. The room was beat up and showing its age. Little maintenance upkeep. No standard coffee machine but there's a microwave? For the cost of the room you would think there was a coffee machine.

Posted by on Apr 11, 2021

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Apr 12, 2021 by Sunny

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4 out of 5
Pretty decent room for rhe price. Id statay there agai .

Posted by , from Tombstone, AZ on Dec 14, 2020

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Dec 15, 2020 by Sunny

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 25, 2020

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Jul 25, 2020 by Sunny

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2 out of 5
There was no place to hang clothes. The hair dryer didn’t work. Wouldn’t stay there again

Posted by on Feb 12, 2020

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Feb 12, 2020 by Sunny

Thank you for your feedback. We will be addressing your concerns.

1 out of 5
I left the motel. It wasn’t a hotel The worst place I ever saw. I lost over $300

Posted by on Oct 31, 2019

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Oct 31, 2019 by Sunny

Dear Guest. Sorry for inconvenience you had at out property. can you please clarify what reason was it worst for and about lost $300. Thank You.

4 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 19, 2019

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Sep 25, 2019 by DP

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 13, 2019

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Sep 16, 2019 by DP

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4 out of 5
Waking distance to restaurants. Easy parking and checking.

Posted by on Aug 10, 2019

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Aug 22, 2019 by DP

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Property Features

As a guest of Monterey Surf Inn, you'll find tour/ticket assistance, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. The business-friendly Monterey Surf Inn also features laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, and express check-out. Self parking is free. This Monterey motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 1 floor
  • 27 guestrooms or units
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) (5.3 km / 3.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Monterey Surf Inn offers 27 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Cable television is provided. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers. This Monterey motel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Luxury bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Long distance calls (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Hotel Names

  • Monterey Surf
  • Monterey Surf Inn
  • Surf Inn Monterey
  • Surf Monterey
  • Monterey Surf Hotel Monterey
  • Monterey Surf Inn Motel
  • Monterey Surf Inn Monterey
  • Monterey Surf Inn Motel Monterey
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.