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Villa Franca Inn

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#30 of 55 Hotels in Monterey
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was fine, had a good shower, fridge, microwave, etc. Free parking outside. A bit noisy as its on the main road into town. Quite expensive in the week after Easter when we visited - $200+ a night for two dbl beds .... so not great value but I couldn't find anything better

Thank gary w
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attractive exterior to a lovely little motel. Green paint, red geraniums. Cory provides a warm welcome plus freshly baked muffins or cookies & directions to nearby Wharf and Cannery Row (about 10-15 min walk to former). We asked for room with bath, #16, and it had everything we needed and more, e.g., fridge, microwave, storage space, toiletries, wifi. Would definitely...

Thank 2016Holly
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The hotel is simple, nothing flash, but it's clean, convenient and the staff are friendly and helpful. It is quite noisy with the road nearby so I would recommend earplugs but I would recommend the hotel based on price, staff, cleanliness and location.

1Thank JeannineBC
Linkoping, Sweden
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We only stayed for 1 night at this hotel, but we liked it a lot because how we were treated and because it was great value for our money. The rooms are small, but clean and efficient. But what we liked most was all the recommendations that we got from the staff, and that no matter what we asked for...

Thank Joakim B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely little motel. Clean updated interior. Super friendly Dakota checked us in. Perfect overnight stay booked the same day. Close to restaurants on foot. Excellent dining and sight seeing advice from staff too.

Thank Suzanne W
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This motel is in a good location where you can easily walk to downtown Monterey and Fisherman's Wharf, and it is easy driving distance to the 17 Mile Drive, Cannery Row and even Carmel. For a motel, the room was clean and spacious, with plenty of toiletries and even a fireplace with a complementary log! They don't serve breakfast but...

2Thank EvaMaria W
Medford, United States
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I was in town for a High School MTB event. Based on good location and reviews and the fact that everything in this area is very expensive, I gave this place a shot. We were given a room on the ground level and parking was easy. You could hear upstairs guests banging around. The room/bath was relatively clean, beds seemed...

Thank Sean S
Ridgefield, WA
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Very clean, great service, good location, homemade muffins for free, free parking, Cory at the front desk went out of his way to accommodate us. Great value. We stayed twice, once on each direction of our trip.

1Thank Anon H
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great hotel! Comfortable, great location, and wonderful staff. No breakfast, but freshly baked goods everyday and hot tea and coffee at the reception everyday! Delicious!!! Mke sure to try the banana muffin.

1Thank Penny_Lane80
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

As our car broke down on our way to LA we had to stop unlikely in Monterey and were stuck here for two days. The Villa Franca Inn gave us exactly what we needed in this situation. A very helpful and kind staff tried to cheer us up and helped where they could. The rooms are quiet lovely and very...

1Thank Ottibueb

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are an independently owned, 15 room inn. We have coffee makers, microwaves, refrigerators, TV's, clock radios and hair dryers in each room. Our free WI-FI is a commercial grade quality. Free parking is included Check in is from 3-9 pm and check out is 11 am. We're 4 blocks from downtown and 9 blocks from Fisherman's Wharf. We can order 2-dayAquarium tickets for you online with a valid credit card. For a bit of hominess, come stay with us!. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Franca Inn

Address: 900 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940 (Formerly El Dorado Inn)
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: RM415 - RM1,893 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Villa Franca Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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#13 Romantic Hotel in Monterey
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ground floors have an electric fireplace while first floor rooms have wood ones”
754tees, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“End rooms closest to street can have traffic noise.”
travellerJ7581QS, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Recommend second floor room.”
LuvtoGo_13, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not Rooms 1 & 2 as dark”
eve605, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room #15 is very quite and cozy, Room #5 has an electric fireplace and a huge bed”
647seungheek, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
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