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Sea Breeze Inn And Cottages
8.2 Excellent

1.1 mi from city centre, Pacific Grove Show on map

ExcellentBased on 636 reviews
8.2

Situated in Pacific Grove, Sea Breeze Inn - Pacific Grove offers 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

The Getaway
9.1 Excellent

0.2 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea Show on map

ExcellentBased on 348 reviews
9.1

The Getaway Carmel By the Sea offers 3-star accommodation in Carmel By the Sea. Guests can also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi.

Wave Street Inn
9.1 Excellent

1.0 mi from city centre, Monterey Show on map

ExcellentBased on 260 reviews
9.1

Wave Street Inn provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Monterey. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit local attractions.

Casa Verde Inn
5.3 Okay

1.8 mi from city centre, Monterey Show on map

OkayBased on 1,047 reviews
5.3

Casa Verde Inn provides a comfortable setting while in Monterey. A short stroll from Monterey Fairgrounds, it offers comfortable rooms equipped with heating, a telephone and a private bathroom.

Tradewinds Carmel
8.9 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea Show on map

ExcellentBased on 238 reviews
8.9

Boasting outdoor tennis courts, Tradewinds Carmel is situated in Carmel By the Sea and offers unique accommodation. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.

'the Nest' In Carmel Valley
8.3 Excellent

4.3 mi from city centre, Carmel Valley Show on map

ExcellentBased on 13 reviews
8.3

The Nest In Carmel Valley provides a comfortable setting when in Carmel By the Sea. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet in all areas.

Carmel Valley Lodge and Resort
8.5 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Carmel Valley Show on map

ExcellentBased on 194 reviews
8.5

Carmel Valley Lodge is located in Carmel Valley and provides guests with wired internet. It also provides a sauna, an outdoor pool and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Hampton Inn Monterey
8.8 Excellent

2.0 mi from city centre, Monterey Show on map

ExcellentBased on 219 reviews
8.8

Located in Monterey, the hotel is a short drive from Monterey Bay Aquarium and Pebble Beach Golf Links. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

Blue Sky Lodge
6.8 Good

0.3 mi from city centre, Carmel Valley Show on map

GoodBased on 106 reviews
6.8

Commanding views of Carmel Valley, The Blue Sky Lodge offers an outdoor pool and a swimming pool. It also provides a 24-hour reception, a library and meeting rooms.

SpringHill Suites by Marriott The Dunes on Monterey Bay
8.0 Excellent

1.4 mi from city centre, Marina Show on map

ExcellentBased on 58 reviews
8.0

SpringHill Suites by Marriott The Dunes On Monterey Bay is located in Marina and offers an indoor pool. It also provides laundry facilities, a 24-hour reception and a safe.

Tips for booking a Monterey hotel

Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:May
Average price in Monterey:$255/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$5/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$199 - $346
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$188 - $326
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Top Rated Monterey hotels

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1
Colonial Terrace
8.6 Excellent

0.7 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea Show on map

Located in Carmel By the Sea, The Colonial Terrace is within a 20-minute drive of Monterey Regional Airport and provides a swimming pool. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi throughout their stay.

2
Hampton Inn Monterey
8.8 Excellent

2.0 mi from city centre, Monterey Show on map

Located in Monterey, the hotel is a short drive from Monterey Bay Aquarium and Pebble Beach Golf Links. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

3
Tradewinds Carmel
8.9 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea Show on map

Boasting outdoor tennis courts, Tradewinds Carmel is situated in Carmel By the Sea and offers unique accommodation. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.

4
Wave Street Inn
9.1 Excellent

1.0 mi from city centre, Monterey Show on map

Wave Street Inn provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Monterey. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit local attractions.

5
Hotel Carmel
8.6 Excellent

0.2 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea Show on map

Hotel Carmel is located in Carmel By the Sea and features free Wi-Fi and a Jacuzzi. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

6
Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites
8.9 Excellent

0.7 mi from city centre, Carmel-by-the-Sea Show on map

The Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites offers 3-star accommodation in Carmel By the Sea. It also provides outdoor tennis courts, a swimming pool and a Jacuzzi.

7
Sea Breeze Inn And Cottages
8.2 Excellent

1.1 mi from city centre, Pacific Grove Show on map

Situated in Pacific Grove, Sea Breeze Inn - Pacific Grove offers 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

8
Carmel Valley Lodge and Resort
8.5 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Carmel Valley Show on map

Carmel Valley Lodge is located in Carmel Valley and provides guests with wired internet. It also provides a sauna, an outdoor pool and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Cheapest hotels in Monterey, California

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Motel 6 Monterey
7.3 Good

1.9 mi from city centre, Monterey Show on map

Motel 6 Monterey North Fremont Street is situated in Monterey and offers complimentary Wi-Fi. It also provides an outdoor heated pool, a 24-hour reception and a sun deck.

$51
Avg. per night
Casa Verde Inn
5.3 Okay

1.8 mi from city centre, Monterey Show on map

Casa Verde Inn provides a comfortable setting while in Monterey. A short stroll from Monterey Fairgrounds, it offers comfortable rooms equipped with heating, a telephone and a private bathroom.

$66
Avg. per night
Pacific Inn
8.4 Excellent

2.2 mi from city centre, Monterey Show on map

Pacific Inn Monterey is situated in Monterey and offers free Wi-Fi. It provides an outdoor pool, and is a short walk from Monterey Fairgrounds.

$67
Avg. per night
Old Marina Inn
7.4 Good

0.0 mi from city centre, Marina Show on map

Old Marina Inn is situated in Marina and is close to the area's popular attractions. It also features a 24-hour reception.

$80
Avg. per night
Laguna Lodge
7.0 Good

1.1 mi from city centre, Marina Show on map

Laguna Lodge Marina is located in Marina and offers free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

$81
Avg. per night
Mariposa Inn & Suites
7.9 Good

1.2 mi from city centre, Monterey Show on map

Mariposa Inn and Suites is located in Monterey and offers guests wired internet. It also provides a 24-hour reception, an outdoor pool and a concierge.

$85
Avg. per night
Thunderbird Motel
6.9 Good

1.2 mi from city centre, Seaside Show on map

Thunderbird Motel Seaside is located in Seaside and provides free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.

$85
Avg. per night
Sea Breeze Inn And Cottages
8.2 Excellent

1.1 mi from city centre, Pacific Grove Show on map

Situated in Pacific Grove, Sea Breeze Inn - Pacific Grove offers 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

$99
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Monterey

2 stars and under

$51 - $130

#1 Most popular

Wave Street Inn
9.1 Excellent
$130
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

$66
Avg. per night

Best value

$51
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3 stars

$85 - $255

$144
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

$189
Avg. per night

Best value

$85
Avg. per night

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

Where to stay in Monterey

About Monterey

Monterey straddles the divide between So-Cal surfer culture and Nor-Cal wine country. From cliffhanger coastal drives to world-famous golf and charming boutiques, the Monterey Peninsula is the perfect place to soak up picturesque California views.

Things to do

The 17-Mile Drive along the Pacific Coastline is enough to lure you into Monterey, as it twists and towers above the ocean and weaves through Del Monte Forest. You can spot luxurious mansions tucked into the cliffs and valleys and hike wooden pathways leading to the Spanish Bay shoreline.

Part of the 17-Mile Drive takes you through Pebble Beach, home to the world-famous Pebble Beach Golf Links and Cypress Point Golf Course. Stop between the two courses to snap a photograph of the Lone Cypress, a single tree twisted by time and wind, resting above the ocean on a granite overhang.

In Monterey, every lane brims with cafes, boutiques, espresso shops and art galleries. Food takes centre stage, especially the city’s signature clam chowder at Old Fisherman’s Wharf. For a low-key seafood experience, walk to the next pier for chowder at LouLou’s Griddle in the Middle.

Traveling with the family? Spend some time at Monterey Bay Aquarium, where you’ll find sharks, sea turtles, reptiles, octopi and more than 40 interactive exhibits. It sits within Cannery Row, a former warehouse district made famous by author John Steinbeck. Stroll the streets and have dinner at one of the trendy eateries thriving within the old sardine warehouses.

Getting around

You can pick up a rental car at Monterey Peninsula Airport, about a 10-minute drive from downtown Monterey. Taxis and a free trolley offer transportation in town, while public buses run to nearby cities, such as Carmel and Salinas.

Monterey travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Monterey?

    One of the most popular hotels in Monterey is Hotel Pacific, which has been reviewed by 1,394 users and currently has a rating of 7.7/10. Other top-rated locations include Mariposa Inn & Suites and Spindrift Inn, which have received 7.9/10 and 9.1/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near Monterey Bay Aquarium?

    Reviews of Hotel Pacific recommend it as a good place to stay near Monterey Bay Aquarium, scoring 7.7/10 from 1,394 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in Monterey near Cannery Row?

    Hotel Pacific is the hotel close to Cannery Row that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 1,394 reviews rating it at 7.7/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Fishermans Wharf?

    A good hotel near Fishermans Wharf is Hotel Pacific, which has been rated 7.7/10 by 1,394 HotelsCombined user reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Monterey cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Monterey is $152 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data. The average price of a 4-star hotel in Monterey around is $227 per night, whereas for a 5-star hotel it’s $186 per night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Monterey?

    $52/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in Monterey by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.