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Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay

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“gas station”(51 reviews)
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This place lived up to earlier reviews. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was clean. The bed firm but soft. The only thing was mini weenies for breakfast every day. different. I worked nights and slept during the days. The staff was...More

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Response from Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey BayResponded 27 October 2017

John D Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We try to deliver the "home away from home" feeling daily. We offer large rooms kept clean and fresh by our excellent housekeeping team. Yes our complimentary deluxe continental breakfast has mini franks...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

they care about their customers. the breakfast was better than the typical continental juice and muffins. they had hot food, was practically a full breakfast. neighborhood might look sketchy, but its not, and the guests were quiet, room was nice,...More

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Response from Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey BayResponded 26 October 2017

positivKD Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We try to provide the "home away from home" experience. A deluxe continental breakfast to start your day. Large rooms kept clean and fresh by our outstanding housekeeping team. Of course the great Monterey...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

Howard Johnson Marina is a motors inn near Monterey (15~20min drive from Monterey city center). And I would recommend the place to anyone traveling this are and Big Sur. When we first checked-in, somehow our reservation on Booking.com didn't appear on Howard Johnson Marina's system....More

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Response from Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey BayResponded 20 October 2017

YSilvia12345 Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Sarah is truly "Amazing" and is as you have noted the reason so many customers return for another stay. We offer large rooms kept clean and fresh by our outstanding housekeeping team. Sarah serves...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

First, my husband and I are very impressed with this motel’s value, comfortable and roomy accommodations, cleanliness, and professional and friendly staff/management. They’ve thought of every detail, from cookies and bottled waters at check-in, to excellent WiFi and in-room coffee. The convenience of an on-site...More

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Response from Terry B, Owner at Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey BayResponded 17 October 2017

rinaldo4 Thank you for taking the time to write a review. You are correct Sarah is a Gem. We offer large rooms kept clean and fresh by our outstanding housekeeping team all at Marina prices. We try to provide the "home away from home" experience....More

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csthreatt
2 September 2015|
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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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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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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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"Rooms in the corner"
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"Make sure you get a quiet room and not one that shares two main streets."
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"Corner rooms are quiter. The inn is right next to a big road (Reservation Road), so other rooms can be a..."
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"107 is an end room, first floor and no room above it!"
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