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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 11 August 2011

Quite simply this place is crap. Carpets dirty, filthy swimming pool, lies about when it gets fixed, horrible bathrooms with dirt everywhere. Appears more like a drug dealers tinnie house than an accommodating site. Dirty, filthy, squalor, should be condemned by the council as a national disgrace.

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5Thank peakleveldevil
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2011

I read all the reviews before going and hoped that all would be OK. Whilst I understand that changes in staff are on going, the cleanliness was extremly poor. As reported elsewhere carpets are incrediablly dirty and it appeared somebody had changed their bike oil in our room. My feet stuck to the carpet so I left my shoes on....

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5Thank JonRees
Dallas, TX
Reviewed 30 July 2011

This is another one of those funky beach motels that some people can get into and some just can't handle. For us, it was just OK. We arrived around 6 p.m. and the office was closed. Our key was left in an envelope for us, which was fine, but when we discovered we had no ice bucket or cups we...

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1Thank Jayne1973Dallas_TX
Sonoma County, California
Reviewed 15 June 2011

Because our usual spot near Asilomar has gone down in quality, I used Trip Advisor's positive comments to book this place. When we left, we learned that Arlene, who ran the place with Bob, had died, and since then he hired someone to be on-site innkeeper. So read our experience in light of this management change. When we arrived, we...

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7Thank pipilo2015
beachbum369, Manager at Beachcomber Inn, responded to this review

The staff at the Beachcomber Inn did their very best to provide MsAudubon (alias) good lodging and service. Regarding events and statements in this posting: 1. Bob and Arlene were the innkeepers for a number of years and Bob (NOT Arlene) died in June, 2010. 2. No new innkeepers have been hired (to date). 3. Arlene left the Beachcomber January,...

Modesto, California
Reviewed 22 February 2011

We were traveling with 4 children, myself and my husband. We received a call as we were arriving into Monterey, from the hotel that our two room suite for $75.50 would not be available do to plumbing problems and that they were very sorry. She proceeded to give me a phone number to call that would try and help find...

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6Thank CC939700
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 December 2010

I guess the rate was pretty good for Monterey but it's an old place with poor construction and the rooms are very small. There was an "old" smell at first until we aired the rooms. The little decks at the back are not private, with cheap table/chairs, and you look past other decks for a view of the ocean. All...

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2Thank Prattlecette
McKinleyville, California
Reviewed 8 December 2010

Me and my husband have stayed here many times over the last 4 years, but, it has gotten pretty bad. We stayed in room 24, there was a "breath-rite" nose strip, stuck to the side of the nitestand. the sliding glass door was horribly dirty The carpet is super stained and smells bad, The bed sucks. We got some used...

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3Thank cocoabeachshark
South San Francisco, California
Reviewed 11 October 2010

This is a first review and unfortunately it's not a good one. This place is a joke. They charge top dollar and the rooms are run down and out dated. The carpet was badly worn, stained, filthy and smelled of mildew and mold (this is a health hazard). They advertise a pool, sauna and in-room wireless internet, and none of...

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4Thank Lemeca
Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 April 2010

On the plus side: Inexpensive, comfortable beds, nice breakfast, good water pressure, really great location. On the other hand, the rooms are cramped and dingy. The office hours are very limited, so if you have a problem, you might be on your own. Housekeeping can be unreliable. That balcony with an ocean view we were promised? The narrow entrance balcony...

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2Thank AnnBWisconsin
california
Reviewed 22 January 2010

in town to run the big sur 1/2 marathon. Great location, quick walk to the beach. Nice restaurant on site. Rooms were older, little outdated but warm and clean. Nice office people. Enjoyed the free breakfast after the run. We walked over to Peeble Beach. We will stay again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Beachcomber Inn

Address: 1996 Sunset Dr., Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Pacific Grove
Price Range: RM606 - RM706 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Beachcomber Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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