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Where to stay in Monterey

If you're a first time visitor to Monterey, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about neighborhoods and places to stay in Monterey.


What's the best area of Monterey to stay?

The top mentioned neighborhoods and areas that people talk about in and around Monterey are:

Here's what Trippy members had to say:

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What are some good hotels in Monterey?

Depending on the neighborhood you choose, you may want to research hotels in the area. If you'd rather start with the most recommended hotels in Monterey, here's a list to get you started.

Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:

", Dametra Cafe , Pastries and Petals Mission Ranch Hotel also has a restaurant, which is a really fun experience."  See More

"Lodge at Pebble Beach and The Inn at Spanish Bay are both luxury properties, but very friendly to tourists."  See More

"The last time we were in the area, we stayed at the Seven Gables Inn."  See More

"Another option that might be nicer is the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa."  See More

"If you want to splurge a bit and appreciate the outdoor vistas from a gorgeous hotel - stay at La Playa Hotel Carmel-By-The-Sea It's one of my favorite hotels of all time, hands down."  See More

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What if I want to explore Monterey further?

If you're open to researching even more areas, some suggestions that might be less common but interesting to explore are:

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Where did you get these suggestions?

Trippy is a great resource for planning your trip because you get advice from real travelers. We suggested neighborhoods and hotels based on the recommendations of the Trippy community. This gives you a quick overview, but if you're looking to do more research, here is a question that we used to find this information.

profile  Joe Ferris from Sacramento asked:
What to do for a family outing in Monterey?  (3 answers)

What if I plan my trip around food?

If you're a foodie or just love to eat when you travel, you might decide to stay in a hotel close to a restaurant you want to try. Here are some places to eat in Monterey.

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What if I don't have a car?

Maybe you're looking for a happening area with lots to see and do, or you want to be walking distance from tourist attractions. Check out some of these places and see there's a hotel nearby.

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Where can I find out more about Monterey?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Monterey locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Monterey.

If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.

Flying into Monterey? There is one major airport for commercial flights. Find international, domestic, and local airports in Monterey.




   
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