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Holiday Inn Express Monterey - Cannery Row

443 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1424
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  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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#13 of 58 hotels in Monterey
Steps to the Pacific Ocean and historic Cannery Row - some rooms with ocean view! Luxurious boutique-style hotel completely remodeled summer of 2010.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Business Centre with Internet Access
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
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Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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cjds wrote a review Today
Warner Robins, GA419 contributions117 helpful votes
I would call this a quaint Inn as it appeared to at one time be a private hotel...not at all like staying at other HIExpresses..rooms are spacious and clean, some had been redone; bedding and towels nice...not plush as one might expect from the price, but certainly comfortable. In the center of the hotel there are bi-level open decks with lounge chairs and nice flowers around in various seating areas....so on nice days it would be fun to sit outside and enjoy visiting, sharing a beveage, etc. Two big pluses...after being in San Franciso, the free parking was a blessing and the breakfast was wonderful...eggs, bacon, all kinds of cereals, fruit, the great HI warm cinnamon rolls, and more. The configuration of rooms does mean there can be various types of steps to get to rooms, so we were fortunate to have a son there to assist to carrying suitcases up to the room. Location is perfect for walking Cannery Row and to the Aquarium. The staff were friendly and accommodating, even let us leave the van in the garage while we took in the Aquarium although we were checking out that day.
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Date of stay: July 2021
Mike W wrote a review Yesterday
6 contributions
Nice older hotel with renovated rooms.Breakfast was great and staff was friendly. Free parking was a nice touch as many hotels in California charge for parking.Close to the aquarium and all major sites are within walking distance
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Date of stay: June 2021
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DTtravelor wrote a review Jun 2021
Needles, California23 contributions9 helpful votes
The room was very nice and it was a nice location. However, although they have an elevator, you will most likely not avoid going up and down steps even on the first floor. Once you get off the elevator from the parking garage, there are only 2 or 3 rooms on that level - the majority of the rooms are down a set of 8 steps. Then if your room is across the courtyard (the floors are built around a courtyard on the lower level), you will have to drag your luggage up another set of 8 steps to get there. They were nice enough to move me to another room, but I still had to take my luggage down 8 steps to get there and I'm no spring chicken. While the location was really great, I would not stay there again. I'd find a real hotel with a real elevator that takes you to more than 2 or 3 rooms LOL.
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Date of stay: May 2021
Room Tip: Only if you are ok taking luggage up and down stairs - or try and call first to see if you can...
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Response from IHG Service, Other at Holiday Inn Express Monterey - Cannery Row
Responded 19 Jun 2021
Hi DTtravelor, Thank you for your review and for staying with us. We want our guests to feel at ease when they stay with us. I am sorry for the issue with the elevator and for any inconvenience this caused you. IHG sincerely cares about your experience, and I appreciate your time to let us know. I have alerted our management for the impact this had on your visit. I am certain that measurements will be in place, so neither you nor any other guest will have a similar experience in the future. Again, thanks for staying with us. We welcome the opportunity to provide you with a better experience. Sincerely, Connie D Case Manager IHGService
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Dan Parisi wrote a review Apr 2021
Barrington, Illinois14 contributions1 helpful vote
Upon arriving we were greeted my a very friendly and efficient gentleman. The room itself was very clean and comfortable. The hotel was a 2 minute walk to the Chart House Restaurant and less than 10 minutes to all the eateries and shopping of Canary Row. Ben was very helpful on checkout. Overall a great experience.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Bobbie C wrote a review Nov 2020
57 contributions52 helpful votes
The convenience of the location is offset by a few things - the way this hotel is designed is ridiculous. We stayed there for one night in the middle of a 2 week road trip, so we had a lot of luggage. I’m going to sound like a privileged “Karen” but having to lug my bags up stairs is not fun. If you have any mobility issues, stay elsewhere.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from IHG Service, Other at Holiday Inn Express Monterey - Cannery Row
Responded 30 Nov 2020
Hi Bobbie C, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for posting a candid review. I was very concerned to read your comments regarding the customer service received and comfort. I understand your dismay and I am sorry. This is not the frictionless experience that we wanted for all our guests. I will make sure to share your comments with our team for the necessary improvements needed on our end. I appreciate you as our guest and I still hope you would give us another chance in the future. Orlando A. Case Manager IHGService
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US$116 - US$463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday Inn Express Monterey - Cannery Row
Which popular attractions are close to Holiday Inn Express Monterey - Cannery Row?
Nearby attractions include The Cannery Row Monument (0.2 km), Cannery Row (0.4 km), and A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Holiday Inn Express Monterey - Cannery Row?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Holiday Inn Express Monterey - Cannery Row?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Holiday Inn Express Monterey - Cannery Row?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Holiday Inn Express Monterey - Cannery Row?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Holiday Inn Express Monterey - Cannery Row?
Conveniently located restaurants include Wave Street Cafe, Hula's Island Grill, and Crystal Fish.
Are there any historical sites close to Holiday Inn Express Monterey - Cannery Row?
Many travellers enjoy visiting San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission (7.9 km), Cannery Row (0.4 km), and Doc Rickett's Pacific Biological Laboratories (0.6 km).
Is Holiday Inn Express Monterey - Cannery Row accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.