The sun fades behind the cypress trees at Asilomar. Moon Jellies, Monterey Bay Aquarium Sea Nettles, (aka - jelly fish), Monterey Bay Aquarium. Jellies at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California, one of the coolest places I've been The Monterey Aquarium always has such great displays of the world below, my favorite this time being the little, frenetic blubber jellies! #colorful Well, I guess I have a whale tale to tell. Jellyfish experience at the Monterey Aquarium was fabulous! #blue Iconic view of the lone cypress. I never get tired of this view despite seeing it a thousand times. Classic. #beachbound. #troveontuesday Glowing grass of the Pacific Coast Highway. African Penguin posing for me at the Monterey Bay Aquarium💙 I took this picture on the 17 mile drive. Fisherman's Wharf, shop, eat, walk, sightsee, enjoy the sea life. Jellies are such interesting characters, the more you watch them, the more you notice new and amazing features, movements, even personalities. #colorful I could stare at the jellyfish for days on end. Saw these Jellyfish at the lovely Monterey Bay Aquarium. Recommend stoping by if you are ever in the neighborhood. There is a fabulous jelly fish exhibit at the Monterrey Bay Aquarium. You can get up close to many varieties including these fire jellies. Sunbathing seals at Fishermen's Wharf in Monteray Be sure to check out the super groovy new Jellies Experience, for a psychedelic afternoon at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The Secret Lives of Seahorses, the newest exhibit at Monterey Bay, and it's spectacular! Here you see the Leafy Sea Dragon. Fabulous aquarium in Monterey. We spent more time here with our kids than we expected enjoying the exhibitions and insight into the various sea animals. #kidsfun Ohh the jellies! I was so excited to visit the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium in CA, and it did not disappoint. Definitely one of the highlights from my pacific coast #roadtrip. #waterlust #blue Pinos Lighthouse, Built in 1855, tours daily. Jellyfish in Monterey #red
Underwater beauties from Monterey Bay Aquarium. The birds of Monterey Bay, California. They will steal your potato chips, but they are a hoot! Bird Rock is one of the points of interest on the 17-Mile Drive, a scenic road on the Pacific Coast. Read more about top attractions on the Monterey Peninsula here: http://www.travelnotesandbeyond.com/top-7-attractions-on-the-monterey-peninsula/ #architecture #colorful
Monterrey's cannery row has history and colorful beauty from morning to night. Photo of the Jellies Experience exhibit at the aquarium. Such an amazing experience! NO EDITING: there were lots of those little men... #California #EndlessSummer Early morning and on the far east side of Fisherman's Wharf, one can get a totally different perspective of Steinbeck's beloved Fisherman's Wharf. Jelly Fish. Absorb the blue if you wanna be cool.! Beautiful view from the park. #beachbound Beautiful display of jellyfish @ Monterey Aquarium South of the wharf Monterey,CA is an Awesome place to run, walk, bike, paint, kayaking, take pictures, take your whole family to be in the water, play with the sand and lots of places to go eat great food!
#Beachbound A view of Monterey during an overcast sunset. #roadtrip #goldenhour Behind the museum entrance, Pacific House has a gorgeous courtyard. A small fountain with koi sits in the center, Adobe walls all around, and shady trees. A quiet, Pacific, rest place.
So many lovely flowers, even in the winter! My first whale sighting! Cannery Row- formerly the west coasts largest sardine producing area, now focusing on hooking tourists. Have been on their tours twice so far. They are professional and the boats are good size - easy to get around from side to side (I always seem to be on the side where the whales were not!!) #localgem Cute seals playing and sunning. Grilled oysters with Japanese BBQ Sauce! #delicious #food #foodie West Coast Style Cold Water Lobster Roll! #delicious #foodporn https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monterey_Bay Seeing the jellies in a new perspective, just a captivating. The California coast North of Monterey is awesome. In this panoramic photo I caught the splash as waves broke on the off shore rocks.
Drive Hwy 1 and be inspired! #delicious Point Reyes Oysters on the Half Shell Ocean Dreams #montereybay #ocean #california #pch #usa #travel #wanderlust Pacific Coast road-trip, USA In lower left corner of pic, can see seal pup suckling its mother and next to them a female soon to calf.
Long section of bike trail fenced off. Spring is home to seals in the Monterey area.
#california #coast
(April 2017) Mural near cannery row Situated in a large yet unassuming warehouse on Cannery Row, this was the most amazing place to take my children; even teenagers are awed by the plethora of exhibits. A common sight along the streets of this quaint city. Very well-made wind chimes. All of them very pretty . Great souvenirs in all the shops over there., From the Love this place! Who knew that sardines can move in such fluid, musical motion? Simply captivating. Eerie resident of the Aquarium. That's a seahorse, not a weed! Visit the aquarium. Be a part of a community capturing wonderful jellyfish! One of the outdoor observation decks at the aquarium and outdoor pools. Interactive displays and exhibits, telescopes, and information galore, plus lots of great looking aquariums and exhibits.
Although I tend to not like keeping animals in enclosures, large aquariums can be invaluable resource to educating the general public about the importance of protecting our oceans and the many types of marine life. NO EDITING: this surfer cought series of waves. The sun was awake but the weather was freezing, and it was July.... :) Popular marina destination offering numerous eateries & shopping, plus views of sea lions & otters. Good aquarium with some wonderful displays. The jellyfish were stunning! Throwback to one of my most favorite places. This aquarium is truly one of a kind and deserves a spot on anyone's bucket list . Secret: if you are aaa member, take advantage of a great discount. Beautiful walk along Pacific grove! Fish and Chips. Another wonderful dish from Cindy's Waterfront! Burata Tartine! #delicious #foodporn Winter beach day in Carmel. #lifeatexpedia Great views of the bay. The cioppino and chowder are great too! #seafood #montereybay #restaurant A scenic drive along 17-mile drive on Monterey Peninsula California is fantastic. You can park any over-look at the side of road walk toward the Pebble Beach to the ocean. Watching this was quite relaxin. the beach is superbe Early morning sunrises in Monterey, California are so peaceful. Before the workers are up and you can only hear the sound of the ocean (and the sea lions). The ghost tree, so called due to its bleached appearance is a beautiful stop in the 17 mile drive on Pacific costal route. One of the best reasons to go to Monterey is for their clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl. Am I right? ;)
Read more...https://www.christinascucina.com/a-road-trip-to-central-california-with-a-stay-at-the-historic-monterey-hotel-and-the-fascinating-monterey-bay-aquarium/ Cute sleepy seal at the coast guard pier in beautiful Monterey, CA. This one red boat stood out amongst all the others 20,000 leagues under the Sea scared the piss out of me as a child, but the new Tentacles exhibit at the Aquarium is nothing short of awesome! Monterey State Beach Pacific grove. somewhere in Monterey, CA From one of the windows at Monterey Bay Aquarium.
#USA #Monterey #ocean #LKsAwayDays Great place for picnic Fisherman's wharf in Monterey Fun Place to hang out. Great shops, beautiful ocean view and good eats. One of the best aquariums I've been to. There's something marvelous about looking at sea life next to a loud and angry ocean. Cannery Row is a great place to visit also, some shopping and dining, including fresh seafood.. Yum! Theres places to eat overseeing the bay and hotel rooms overlooking the bay also. Great place to watch the sun rise. View from behind Ed Ricketts old laboratory Pomegranate Marg. This place has great Mexican food and drinks, neat décor, and awesome views of the bay. We wanted just a light dinner, and the Fish Hopper's The View from here. Clam chowder in sourdough bread bowl available at each restaurant along the Old Wharf.
#california #food #drink
(April 2017) On a trip that we took down the coast of California, we stopped in Monterey and walked along the coastline. Came across these two beautiful starfish on a rock. Fisherman's Wharf is a historic wharf in Monterey, California, United States. Used as an active wholesale fish market into the 1960s, the wharf eventually became a tourist attraction as commercial fishing tapered off in the area.
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Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Smoke-free property

Location

Situated in Monterey, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Fisherman's Wharf, and Dennis the Menace Park. Monterey Bay Aquarium and Maritime Museum are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a spa tub and a 24-hour front desk. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a computer station and a front-desk safe are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 80 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and cable TV. Free local calls, hair dryers, and ironing boards are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Languages Spoken

Best Western Plus Monterey Inn

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Best Western Plus Monterey Inn features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. This Monterey hotel also offers a safe deposit box at the front desk and an elevator (lift). Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Best Western Plus Monterey Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 80 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Computer station 
  • 24-hour front desk 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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  • BEST WESTERN Monterey PLUS
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  • BEST WESTERN PLUS Monterey
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  • Monterey BEST WESTERN Inn
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  • Best Western Monterey Hotel
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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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