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Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly staff & nice budget hotel if you get a room in the front. Excellent location. Great night view with lights of the city. We would stay there again. Underneath parking is a little strange, but the room was nice.

Thank mswhit2017
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The staff is friendly and the location can't be beat. Decent, more budget friendly type hotel, but would definitely stay here again. Can't go wrong for price, location and friendly front office staff.

Thank Dgo_Guy
Meise, Belgium
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We arrived in Monterey late in the day with no booking. Thanks to some very friendly people we met we ended up here at Otter's Inn. We stayed two nights in two different rooms and really liked our stay here. The staff were more than friendly and helpful, and very concerned about my broken arm and my comfort, it was...

Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This place is all about a great location. It's super convenient to anything you want to do on Cannery Row, and there's a CVS kitty-corner, so you can pick up anything you need for drinks, snacks, or personal needs. We had a very early morning tour at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, so we were grateful for the 5 minute easy...

1Thank Jenny_in_Palo_Alto
Petaluma, California
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We have stayed at the Otter Inn before and intend to again. It is clean, comfortable and only steps away from Cannery Row and the Aquarium. We parked in the private lot and didn't need the car to get around as it is so central. Staff are unobtrusive but helpful, and guests are provided with a goody basket filled with...

1Thank alisonjh54
Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel was fantastic from the minute we set foot in the lobby. The front office ladies were so friendly and nice, check in was so fast, they even let us check in earlier than normal, as soon as cleaners had our room ready she let us in. Then they gave us a basket of goodies, with as many refills...

Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for 3 days and 2 nights. My kids loved it! We had a ocean view room without the huge expense. Bought our Monterey bay aquarium tickets there and got a second day free. The room had snacks which the whole family enjoyed. The rooms were not perfect. Not a high end hotel room but not...

Thank Barbara M
Santa Maria, California
Reviewed 10 October 2016

MY wife and i have been coming here every year for ten years, always a great stay and a great location. Hot tub is a bonus for my back and staff and rooms have always been great!!!! Making another reservation at this moment....lol

2Thank jkitagawa777
Depoe Bay, OR
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Living on the Oregon coast oceanfront, we have gulls in our "front yard," too. We sought out Otter Inn again because of our good experience here several years ago. They are just as good as before, if not better. King room, in back away from street noise, top floor so no tromping overhead. Very clean, very affordable (Wednesday after Labor...

1Thank Jean F
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a great hotel centrally located to Cannery Row. The hotel is themed nautically and is clean and tidy. It offers free parking and free wifi and a lovely little hot tub. Cannery row is a 5 minute walk with restaurants and bars close by. We went whale watching while we were there and fishermans wharf is just a...

Thank robinsy

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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Otter Inn

Address: 571 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1426
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: ₹ 7,998 - ₹ 19,087 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Otter Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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“01 rooms are at the end of the walkway, so may get fewer other guests walking by the window”
 of 5 bubbles Jenny_in_Palo_Alto, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best views face ocean. Elevators allow easy access to upper floors.”
 of 5 bubbles alisonjh54, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We like the rooms on the upper floors better, just preference”
 of 5 bubbles jkitagawa777, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Location and helpful, friendly people.”
 of 5 bubbles fishfunsun, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you MUST stay here, as for a room with no connecting door to other room. But really, just don't stay here at all.”
  • when was this room last cleaned? the cobwebs were on the blanket!!! so dusty and gross
  • dirty towels
  • Dirty, dusty, cobwebs on wall, floor, and room blanket!!!
  • Spider in Bed-cobwebs all along bottom of blanket and nightstand
 of 5 bubbles VictoriaRose89, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
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