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Walk to Cannery Row

Less than a half-mile from Monterey Bay Aquarium and 1 block off Cannery Row, this Green Seal certified, family-friendly Best Western hotel is composed of a historic Victorian mansion and a modern boutique inn.

Wine & cheese reception

The inn's Victorian-style parlor is the site of a complimentary daily wine and cheese reception, as well as a daily Continental breakfast. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas.

Marble fireplaces

Guestrooms are smoke-free and include marble gas-lit fireplaces, complimentary wireless Internet access, and window seats, patios, or balconies.

Best Western Plus Victorian Inn

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Composed of a historic Victorian mansion joined with a modern boutique inn, this family-friendly Best Western hotel is less than a half-mile from Monterey Bay Aquarium.

The Victorian Inn hosts a complimentary local wine and cheese reception every afternoon in the parlor, from 4.30 PM to 5.30 PM (hours subject to change). The parlor is also the setting for a complimentary daily Continental breakfast. Complimentary coffee is available in the lobby.

A meeting room is available, and wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the inn. The front desk provides business services, photocopying, and faxing (surcharge).

This is a smoke-free property (fines may apply for violations).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • One meeting room 
  • Total number of rooms - 70 
  • Free reception 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Fireplace 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Private bathroom 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is provided each morning 7-10 AM and includes the option of 3 hot items, fresh pastries, cold cereal, juice, coffee, and tea. Complimentary Monterey wine and cheese are served each evening, 4:30–5:30 PM (hours subject to change). Room service is available during limited hours.

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel's Monterey Bay location provides recreational options that include surfing, fishing, boating, and scuba diving. A paved path along the Monterey Peninsula offers miles of walking and biking. Seventeen golf courses are within 15 miles of the hotel, including the 18-hole courses Pebble Beach Golf Links, 2.5 miles away, and Poppy Hills Golf Course, four miles from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 

Spa Services

The inn offers massages (surcharge).

  • Massages 


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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 30.00 per pet, per night
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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.

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 15 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 30.00 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
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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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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4.3 out of 5
92% of guests recommend
4.4 Room cleanliness
4.5 Service & staff
4.3 Room comfort
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Such a quaint and beautiful inn. So worth it

4 out of 5
Posted Feb 19, 2017
I've really enjoyed staying here. The staff is friendly and the breakfast was good. The waffles were great
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Walking distance to aquarium

5 out of 5
Posted Feb 14, 2017
Great location, no complaints w room, friendly staff, close to wharf and restaurants. Will def be back.
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Nice hotel close to cannery row

4 out of 5
Posted Feb 14, 2017
Comfortable clean hotel.About a 5 minute walk to cannery row. Staff were very helpful.
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Great for Aquarium Visit

5 out of 5
by from San Francisco
Posted Jan 17, 2017
My wife and I stayed here with our pre-schooler and it was a great jumping-off point for a long weekend around Monterey and especially for touring the amazing Monterey Bay Aquarium. When we stayed, the hotel offered a deal on tickets that gave us *two* days of access to the aquarium for less than the regular admission for one day. The room was clean, the area was quiet at night, the staff were friendly, and the complimentary coffee/breakfast was welcome for starting early days. Recommended.
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Great experience

5 out of 5
Posted Dec 19, 2016
Pros: Room size; location; friendly staff; great breakfast.
Cons: Keep doing just what you're doing.
Location: Just blocks from Aquarium, Cannery Row; close to Fisherman's Wharf.
Spacious room with fireplace, best location near ocean and all the tourist spots. Even included a breakfast! We'll be back!
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Nice hotel close to Cannery Row and the wharf

4 out of 5
by from Traveling in the US
Posted Nov 21, 2016
Pros: Quiet, good location, spacious rooms, reasonable rates
Cons: Parking is $15/day, which seemed a bit unnecessary for a BW hotel. Breakfast was just OK and was pretty crammed at 9am.
Location: Cannery Row
This hotel is within easy walking distance of the oceanfront and, most importantly, Cannery Row. We booked a room with a king bed, which also contained lofted ceilings, a fireplace, and a small balcony. I thought this was very affordable for the level of comfort and space we received.
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5 out of 5
Posted Nov 21, 2016
Complimentary breakfast and food service staff were excellent.
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Lovely room, with fireplace and balcony.

5 out of 5
by from toronto, canada
Posted Nov 15, 2016
Walking distance to cannery row and Monterey aquarium. Lots of restaurants.
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5 out of 5
by from US
Posted Nov 9, 2016
Pros: Staff was great! Location is excellent especially if you are going to the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Cons: is great I could find nothing wrong!
Location: Like I said above it is a short walk to the Aquarium and Cannery Road.
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Very Welcoming

5 out of 5
by from US
Posted Nov 8, 2016
Location: Great location and an easy, short walk to everything Monterey.
My husband and I have stayed here twice now while attending a conference in Monterey. The first time we chose the Victorian Inn because the price was less expensive than the conference hotel. This time we came back because we liked it so much. Nice hotel and even nicer staff. We felt welcomed the first time, but this time the staff were even more welcoming because we were returning guests. We WILL be back.
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