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Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2012

This hotel in Monterey, CA is perfectly located walking distance to the downtown area, the wharf and Peets Coffee and Trader Joes. The staff is ALWAYS friendly and welcoming. I love Esteban, the on-site restaurant, for their happy hour offering. The rooms are comfortable and I get down/feather pillows - a plus! The Fitness Center (accessible 24 hrs with room... More 

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sabrinajs, Front Office Manager at Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your loyalty to the Casa Munras. It is truly a pleasure to hear from satisfied repeat guests. Thank you so much for your kind review, and we look forward to the next opportunity to have you stay with us. Sincerely, Sabrina Siino Front Office Manager Casa Munras Hotel and Spa www.hotelcasamunras.com ssiino@larkspurhotels.com More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2012 via mobile

To be honest I was expecting more from this "hotel". Its not really a hotel more of a glorified motel. The interior is dated no flat screen tv!! For the price I would have expected all mod cons there wasn't even a fridge to put your drinks in, or a safe for your valuables. If I had been staying longer... More 

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Thank Thaliaf23
sabrinajs, Front Office Manager at Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for staying and for your review. I am very sorry to hear that your stay at the Casa Munras was just alright, and not exceptional. We appreciate your feedback regarding the safe, refrigerator, and TV and truly take our guest's suggestions to heart. In fact we are just fininshing up with installing safes in all of our guest... More 

Southampton, UK
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39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2012

If you are looking for a hotel with a warm welcome then look no further - even the rooms are equipped with a warm log fire. We only stayed for two nights but the customer service provided by the reception team, the staff we met in the restaurant, and the room service were warm, friendly and welcoming. The rooms are... More 

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sabrinajs, Front Office Manager at Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying and for the time and consideration that went into your review. We truly appreciate it. So happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience here, from the greeting at the front desk to the fireplace room and Tapas for dinner. Next time give our restaurant a try for breakfast as well, my favorite dish... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2012

We stayed at the Casa Munras for one night as part of our road trip from San Francisco to LA. The rooms are located in various blocks motel style with ample parking. The room that we had was exceptionally large with excellent facilities. We did not use the hotel restaurant as the hotel is located only a short walk from... More 

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sabrinajs, Front Office Manager at Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for staying and for your review. I am very happy to hear that you found the hotel to be a good value. We have some excellent specials running through the end of the year. I highly reccommend our Indulge package which includes your room, a $50 spa credit, and a $40 restaurant credit. Prices start as low as... More 

Auburn, California, United States
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2012

Staying at Casa Munras was good for my family for an overnighter whilst visiting Monterey Bay Aquarium. The hotel is located 3 minutes from Trader Joes and about 5 minutes from cantral Monterey so convenient to walk to dinner. The rooms where simple furnished and beds comfortable.

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sabrinajs, Front Office Manager at Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for staying at the Casa Munras. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed our convenient location. There are some exciting holiday events coming up that are also an easy walk from the hotel. Christmas in the Adobes is a very festive tour at the beginning of December that showcases 23 historic adobe... More 

Ithaca, New York
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56 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2012

The hotel is arranged as a motel with halls outdoors in multiple two story buildings. My room was clean, comfortable, and good amenities. The immediate location is just OK, across the street from a 24/7 open Denny's and two blocks from the city transit center. Just beyond the transit center is the center of town/business district where I found a... More 

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sabrinajs, Front Office Manager at Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and review. I truly appreciate you mentioning that the front desk staff were very helpful. We would love to have you come back and stay with us again. Sincerely, Sabrina Siino Front Office Manager Casa Munras Hotel and Spa ssiino@larkspurhotels.com More 

quebec
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2012

We are frequent travelers. We stopped in this place for one night, between longer stays in Yosemite and Big Sur. We had a great welcome at the reception. Then, we discovered our very small room with no cooling system. We were told that AC was not necessary in Monterey but that period of the year was more hot than usual...... More 

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sabrinajs, Front Office Manager at Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and feedback. I am truly regretful that you did not enjoy our hotel and restaurant. Due to our coastal climate, many hotels in Monterey do not have air conditioning. We did have some days towards the beginning of this month when the temperature soared to over 80 degrees which is very unusual for Monterey. I... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2012

We stayed at this "hotel" for one night (September 15th) during a road trip from Vancouver BC to Los Angeles. We were sadly disappointed. Our room smelled musty, that's once we were able to get the door open. My husband had to force it with his shoulder, and in the morning had to wrench it back open. The hotel staff... More 

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sabrinajs, Front Office Manager at Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us on your road trip. I am very sorry to hear that our hotel was not one of the highlights of your vacation. Thank you for letting us know about the issue that you experienced with your door sticking. I am truly sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused you and that the front... More 

Petaluma, California
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2012

Had a great 3 day stay. Great location, you can easy walk down-town. Leave you car at the room.Good tapa's restaurant at the hotel. Bar has good drinks at great prices. So good, I forgot my credit card, and they had it in a safe for me the next day when we checked out,thanks.

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sabrinajs, Front Office Manager at Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and choosing the Casa Munras for your 40th anniversary stay. I am so glad tohear you enjoyed your expereince with our hotel and restaurant. Please come back and stay with us again. Sincerely, Sabrina Siino Front Office Manager Casa Munras Hotel & Spa ssiino@larkspurhotels.com More 

Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2012

For a quick business trip to Monterey, Casa Munras was a great solution. I upgraded my room online to a 2nd Floor Concierge suite - not as fancy as it sounds, but high-ceilinged, very comfy and spacious with a fantastic shower and cute little fireplace. This hotel, along with it's across-the-street-neighbor Hotel Abrego, is perfectly located in Monterey. Both are... More 

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sabrinajs, Front Office Manager at Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and for reviewing our hotel. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our Concierge King as well as our restaurant Esteban. We hope to have you stay with us again when your travels bring you back to Monterey. Sincerely, Sabrina Siino Front Office Manager Casa Munras Hotel & Spa ssiino@larkspurhotels.com More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay Authentic. Historic Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa is located in the Old-Town heart of the picturesque coastal town of Monterey. True to its Spanish heritage, this hacienda-inspired hotel embraces its outdoor spaces while beckoning guests to the warm comforts of their living quarters. A short stroll to Historic Old Monterey or the world famous Fisherman's Wharf, Casa Munras Hotel & Spa is ideally located near many of the Central California region's most visited attractions - coastal California at its best. Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa strives to offer a personalized experience tailored to guest's individual needs and interests, from complimentary wireless high speed Internet, DVD players and movie libraries, to a full service business center and a knowledgeable concierge program. Whether traveling on business or enjoying a well-deserved vacation, the Casa Munras Hotel & Spa offers a wide array of amenities to make your stay comfortable and memorable. Guests can "sip, savor and share" Spanish-inspired tapas at the hotel's on-property restaurant, Esteban. Serving traditional dishes with a pinch of adventure, Esteban is the ideal place for a sit down dinner or socializing with friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa

Address: 700 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3110 (Formerly Casa Munras, A Larkspur Collection Hotel)
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: RM554 - RM1,098 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 171
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Also Known As:
Larkspur Collection Casa Munras
Larkspur Collection Monterey
Casa Munras Garden Hotel
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#4 Spa Hotel in Monterey
#10 Green Hotel in Monterey
#13 Family Hotel in Monterey
#22 Business Hotel in Monterey
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