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707 Pacific St, Monterey, CA 93940-2814
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 26/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 26/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#16 of 58 hotels in Monterey
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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travelers visiting Monterey, Colton Inn is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its quiet environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Colton Inn makes it easy to enjoy the best of Monterey. As your “home away from home,” the hotel rooms offer a flat screen TV, a refrigerator and microwave. Getting online is easy, with free wifi available throughout the whole property. Guests have access to a concierge, baggage storage, and outdoor furniture while staying at Colton Inn. In addition, Colton Hotel offers a sauna and free breakfast, which will help make your Monterey trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests. Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Larkin House (0.2 mi) and Stevenson House (0.3 mi), guests of Colton Inn can easily experience some of Monterey's most well known attractions. If you’re looking for an Italian restaurant, consider a visit to Gianni's Pizza, Rosine's Restaurant, or Caffe Trieste, which are all conveniently located a short distance from Colton Inn. Best of all, The Colton Inn makes it easy to experience many great Monterey attractions like Cannery Row, Perry House, and Doc Rickett's Pacific Biological Laboratories, which are some popular historic sites. Whether you’re traveling for business, pleasure or both, Colton Inn is sure to make your visit to Monterey one worth remembering.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Sauna
Free breakfast
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Breakfast available
Complimentary tea
Vending machine
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Telephone
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Refrigerator
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Quiet
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Dutch
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Christine H wrote a review 22 Sep
San Francisco, California8 contributions10 helpful votes
The pictures are deceiving. While the staff was very kind, the place did not live up to expectations based on the mostly positive reviews. Upon opening the door, the musty moldy smell smacked us all in the face. We left the back patio door open most of the time we were in there, even though the patio was shared and separated only by a peeling piece of masking tape on the floor. The furniture is worn and tattered. The bathrooms are dated, though mostly clean. Breakfast was befitting the motel status: frozen waffles, cereal, bananas, etc. Not terrible, but nothing to write home about. All in all, due to the smell, we would not stay again or recommend to a friend unless they are able to switch out the carpets, etc.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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GiftofVacation wrote a review Jul 2020
Los Angeles, California137 contributions83 helpful votes
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We made a last minute plan to get out of town in spite of the virus and were delighted to get a fabulous room at this great hotel, close to everything. The room was spotless. I had mentioned that we wanted to bike and they were kind enough to upgrade us to a room with two queens and a fireplace that opened onto the common patio where we were able to lock up our bikes. It was great having this huge deck to ourselves listening to the trickling creek and seagulls. Appreciated that breakfast was included, we picked up a bag of prepackaged items. We also had brought food with us which we used the fridge for and enjoyed lunch on the deck. The Colton Inn is just a 5 minute walk to the historic district and Alta bakery at the Cooper Molera Adobe, and 10 minutes to the wharf. We loved biking on the bike trail to Lover’s Point and the lighthouse, an easy trail with stunning views! Beds very comfortable, shower exquisite according to my teen who appreciated the adjustable height. TV with HDMI cable we hooked up to laptop for Netflix. It was a lovely 4 nights! Thank you!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Ellen Reinerink, General Manager at Colton Inn
Responded 4 Aug 2020
Hi Wendy, It was a delight having you and your daughters here. It was fun to see you bicycling all over and have it secured safe outside the room on the deck close to you. Seems like you ventured out a lot and enjoyed our deck as well. Thank you for sharing your experience and till next time, have a great day :)
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Linda C wrote a review 22 Sep
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My friends and I rented multiple rooms for Monterey August Auto week 2021. Ellen the hotel manager is top notch. She performs yearly maintenance on the property to keep it in excellent condition. The rooms and facilities are exceptionally clean. The room has high end toiletries which is a nice touch. It is obvious Ellen takes pride in the property she manages. She is also a great people person who worked with us while we booked our rooms and during our stay. The property is an ideal location to walk Monterey and an easy in and out of Monterey by car to other local locales. I highly recommend this property.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Seattleite83 wrote a review 4 Sep
San Francisco, California24 contributions48 helpful votes
We had a good one night family stay here in August 2021. Although our room was not fancy, it was clean and spacious. The hotel is quite centrally located and we could easily walk to the downtown Monterey area for dinner. We enjoyed the provided breakfast. And while all hotels in Monterey are very expensive on summer weekends (including this one), I thought the price was reasonable and certainly in line with other hotels in the area on the summer weekend when we traveled here. The only (minor) issue is that the beds were on the firm side. Overall, though, I would probably stay here again, especially if the rate was reasonable.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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breeshun wrote a review Aug 2021
New York City, New York11 contributions26 helpful votes
Full transparency, I haven't stayed at an Inn in over 20+ years however we were in a bit of a bind and surprisingly there were very few hotels with any availability. We decided to give this place a shot and it was actually great. It was clean, in a great and safe area, parking was free and convenient and the bed was super comfortable! They even offer free breakfast, which we didn't take advantage of. Obviously, if you're looking for a luxury stay, this is not your place, however, if you plan to be out most of the day and just need a place to crash, this is it!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$111 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
colton hotel monterey
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaMonterey CountyMonterey
NUMBER OF ROOMS
49
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Frequently Asked Questions about Colton Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Colton Inn?
Nearby attractions include Colton Hall Museum (0.2 km), Monterey Museum of Art (0.3 km), and Stevenson House (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Colton Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Colton Inn?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Colton Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Colton Inn?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Colton Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Estéban Restaurant, Old Monterey Cafe, and Rosine's Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Colton Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Is Colton Inn located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Monterey.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Colton Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to Colton Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Tor House (6.7 km), San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission (6.1 km), and Cannery Row (2.3 km).
Is Colton Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.