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    Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay

    416 Reservation Rd, Marina, CA 93933-3320
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    • Excellent58%
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    “gas station” (47 reviews)
    “mini mart” (12 reviews)
    “free cookies” (8 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Our short stay was pleasant. Only pet peeve I had was that I put my do not disturb sign out on the door knob and took out the rubbish. I told the room service lady not to go inside my room. When I came back...More

    Thank Miriam C
    Response from Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey BayResponded 6 days ago

    Miriam C I am very sorry that we entered your room with the Do Not Disturb sign. I will have our GM talk to our housekeeping staff about honoring your displayed request. Thank you for your patience and again I am sorry.

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We just had one night at this motel as we were making our was South from San Francisco to L.A. Wish we had time to stay longer as there was much more to see in the area and the motel was ideal. Located on a...More

    Thank SergeantRoo
    Response from Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey BayResponded 4 weeks ago

    SergeantRoo Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. I can see why you wished to stay longer as there are so many outstanding thing to do and see on Monterey Bay. Sarah provides the "home away from home" atmosphere with our...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here on an overnight stay while attending the Monterey Bay Aquarium. We were looking for something clean but affordable and we found it! This hotel is just a short drive from Monterey in Marina, CA. The staff both in the evening while checking...More

    Thank virgomel66
    Response from Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey BayResponded 1 week ago

    virgomel66 Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing us for your stay. I hope you took advantage of our 2 days for the price of one at the Aquarium plus no lines by purchasing your Aquarium tickets at our...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed one night on a road trip to whale watching in Moss Landing. At first I was concerned because there is a gas station next to it, but it was quiet. Our room was a 2nd floor king room and was very spacious with...More

    Thank sixpetstoomany
    Response from Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey BayResponded 1 week ago

    sixpetstoomany Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We do own the gas station and Mini Mart as well and try to keep things quite and well maintained. We are a travelers Motel with a "home away from home" feeling. Our large...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    amazing value for the service & the breakfast. we would have preferred 2nd fl room because the 1st fl rooms are too close to the main street, but it was ok to stay at 1st fl since the street noise level was minimal.More

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    Response from Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey BayResponded 1 week ago

    C711YIbrians Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are a value oriented motel. With large rooms kept clean and fresh by our outstanding housekeeping team. As you have noted a deluxe continental breakfast served daily to get your day started. Then...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$ 96 - US$ 263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    csthreatt
    2 September 2015|
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    Response from Terry B | Property representative |
    csthreatt Thank you for the input. I am not a shy type so I appreciate the input to be a little more circumspect.
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    Lechner2003
    8 July 2015|
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    Response from Terry B | Property representative |
    jaysue is correct that weekdays are usually cheaper. July and August are always very busy especially during AutoWeek where reservations are sometimes a year in advance due to attendance at Pebble Beach.
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    Danny D
    23 March 2015|
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    Response from Terry B | Property representative |
    Danny It is about 20 minutes. 9 miles on a 4 lane freeway that goes from Marina to Monterey. The Aquarium is there as well and you can get tickets at our front desk that will give you 2 days for the price of one... More
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