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Top Monterey Historic Hotels

Closest Home to Lover's Point 2free Aquarium Passes/free use of4 Bikes/kayak
5/5Exceptional! (124 reviews)
Historic, Clean, and Cozy

"Beautiful historic cottage in close proximity to beach, bike path, and restaurant. Walking distance to the aquarium, Cannery Row, and miles of seashore. The house is beautiful, the kitchen is modern, and everything is very clean and comfortable. The opportunity for people and exotic vehicle watching ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Closest Home to Lover's Point 2free Aquarium Passes/free use of4 Bikes/kayak
The Hideaway
3.5 out of 5
Junipero St & 8th Ave, Carmel, CA
The price is $221 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
4.6/5Wonderful! (152 reviews)

"We loved everything about this place. The location is so close to many great restaurants. Easy drive down the old Mission. I loved our complimentary breakfast delivered to our room. The room is clean and comfortable. This is the street parking only but we have no problem finding parking spot near ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

The Hideaway
Monterey Bay Inn
3.5 out of 5
242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA
The price is $148 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
4.5/5Wonderful! (945 reviews)

"Loved this place ! The staff was awesome and the location was perfect and close to everything . Recommend getting the ocean front view! So worth it"…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Monterey Bay Inn

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Sunset Inn
2.5 out of 5
133 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA
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The price is $116 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (955 reviews)

"Perfect weekend getaway! The Sunset Inn staff was very Helpful and accommodating! Our room was very clean and cozy! Will most definitely return to this perfect spot!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020

Sunset Inn
Centrella Inn
3.5 out of 5
612 Central Ave, Pacific Grove, CA
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The price is $112 per night from Oct 7 to Oct 8
4.4/5Excellent! (849 reviews)

"Its walking distance to shops and beaches. Its a beautiful historic home with so much to see and enjoy"…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Centrella Inn
Best Western Plus Victorian Inn
2.5 out of 5
487 Foam St, Monterey, CA
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The price is $129 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
4.4/5Excellent! (976 reviews)

"Service level of the staffs is that of a 5 Stars hotel. Location is good. Property a little aged. Sounding proofing is poor. We could hear two kids above us running around till 11pm at night. We were on level 2 , they were on level 3. Overall a pleasant stay if I compared it to the last 3 or 4 Marriot's ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Best Western Plus Victorian Inn
Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay
4 out of 5
Two Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA
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4.4/5Excellent! (1,111 reviews)

"Great location and they are remodeling so your experience is going to be even better."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay
Martine Inn
4 out of 5
255 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA
The price is $209 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
4.3/5Excellent! (192 reviews)
Wonderful Stay at the Martine Inn

"We had a wonderful time. The Martine Inn is beautiful, The view is incredible and the service is great"…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2020

Martine Inn
Cypress Inn
3.5 out of 5
Lincoln & 7th Street, Carmel, CA
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4.3/5Excellent! (90 reviews)

"Beautiful little property, right off the main street of Carmel. Has very nice courtyard area where breakfast is served, can get other meals or drinks there too"…"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Cypress Inn
Hotel 1110 - Adults Only
4 out of 5
1110 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA
The price is $108 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
4.2/5Excellent! (954 reviews)

"This hotel was a great fit for my wife and me. It was walking distance to Fisherman's Warf. We were able to eat dinner there, have a few drinks, and then walk back to the hotel. They have a rooftop bar open at night. We sadly didn't get to experience it because it closed at 9:00, which was about ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Hotel 1110 - Adults Only
Carmel Mission Inn
3.5 out of 5
3665 Rio Rd, Carmel, CA
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The price is $143 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
4.2/5Excellent! (916 reviews)

"Cute hotel. No place to unpack anything. Two small drawers on closet. Luckily they upgraded us to a room with balcony so it didn’t feel so small. Not enough light to read in the room at night either. Pool was nice and heated though. Right across the street from an area with restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2020

Carmel Mission Inn
Monterey Marriott
3.5 out of 5
350 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA
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The price is $167 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
4.1/5Very Good! (973 reviews)

"Great room and location..I wish they had room service. Which actually makes sense during covid... just leave at door..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Monterey Marriott
Hotel Pacific
3.5 out of 5
300 Pacific St, Monterey, CA
The price is $134 per night from Oct 12 to Oct 13
4/5Very Good! (929 reviews)

"Room wasn’t the newest but it had a lot of space. Patio was a plus. The parking garage smelled like garbage and that smell went up the stairs to the hallway. Seems like that can be corrected...."…"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2020

Hotel Pacific
Cannery Row Inn
2 out of 5
200 Foam St Monterey, Monterey, CA
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The price is $79 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
3.9/5Good! (603 reviews)

"The fire place was a nice touch. Wish it had better view but its blocked by a newer building."…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2020

Cannery Row Inn
The Monterey Hotel
3 out of 5
407 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA
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The price is $116 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
3.9/5Good! (946 reviews)

"The hotel is centrally located right in the middle of all the downtown fun."…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

The Monterey Hotel
Asilomar Conference Grounds
2 out of 5
800 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA
The price is $144 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
3.7/5Good! (991 reviews)

"I love going to Asilomar. I think of it as "hotel camping;" lots of nature but no TV and the amenities are not the point. The wi-fi doesn't accommodate the kids' online games and cell phone and hot-spot reception doesn't really allow you to work efficiently from the rooms. The rooms are usually clean ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Asilomar Conference Grounds
Rodeway Inn near Downtown Monterey
2.5 out of 5
1374 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA
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The price is $93 per night from Oct 14 to Oct 15
3.2/5 (6 reviews)

"Awesome and relaxing. Hotel room was clean and staff was friendly."…"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2020

Rodeway Inn near Downtown Monterey
Carmel Wayfarer Inn
3 out of 5
4th Ave And Mission Ave, Carmel, CA
The price is $70 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
3.2/5 (970 reviews)

"Absolutely WONDERFUL place ... appreciate the owner and staff at this most magical hotel I can’t wait to come back on Monday because the energy is superbly AMAZING Bless you"…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020

Carmel Wayfarer Inn
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Monterey

When you take a Monterey getaway, it is easy to decide on a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You may be used to your hotel having all the familiar amenities. But sometimes choosing to stay in a more distinctive location can enhance your getaway. A stay in a Monterey historic hotel still offers you with a fully-furnished room that is also teeming with personality. Additionally, it allows you to surround yourself in Monterey's history.

Something Old, Something New

A stay in one of these Monterey traditional hotels can transport you to a historic era as soon as you step into the lobby. With vintage charm and marvelous histories, you'll that these accommodations stand apart from your typical hotels. Thankfully, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. Although these lodgings may be historic, they have most modern conveniences to help you wind down on your trip. You will notice your room outfitted with a cozy bed and just about anything else you may want for a marvelous getaway.

Once you've checked out your hotel, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by visiting the art galleries and famed landmarks. If you love history, then you picked the right place. Monterey has 4 historical landmarks and buildings in the area. After visiting places like Monterey Old Town Historic District, Royal Presidio Chapel, and Larkin House you'll be able to write your own history guide on Monterey. Oh, and don't forget to also add in a visit to U.S. Customhouse. Searching for more things to do in Monterey? You can see what fellow visitors found worth visiting in our comment section. You'll find 12682 suggestions in our comment section on more sights to see, great spots to eat, and what they liked most about their visit.

Your Monterey Hotel Is Waiting

Monterey has 584 vintage hotels that exude the feel and look of another era. Some of these famous hotels are where important musicians may have stayed. You're sure to find a place possessing all the in-room amenities and the traits you want. Be sure to reserve your Monterey vintage hotel soon, or you may miss out on staying in one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Monterey?
Sights with historical relevance in Monterey are likely at the top of your travel itinerary. While you’re here, you might want to visit the must-see aquarium and bustling marina. You can also take some time enjoying the scenic seaside.
What's the best place to stay in Monterey to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The Monterey Hotel is a top 3-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a fitness center and free WiFi. Golden State Theatre is a short walk away. Other choices to soak up the local history include Centrella Inn and Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay.
How many historically relevant hotels are located in Monterey?
Monterey is home to 620 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 153 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights in Monterey?
Monterey is notable for landmarks like 17-Mile Drive, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, and Tor House. Cultural venues include Carmel Mission Basilica, Sunset Center, and Maritime Museum. Other popular sights include Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row.
What is a historic hotel like in Monterey?
When you book a historic hotel, you’ll stay in a place that has an officially recognized national historic designation. A stately home, palace or even a lodge, old police station, or skyscraper can be identified as a historic hotel provided that it’s of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically found in the guestrooms or communal spaces of historic hotels in Monterey, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The physical building and architecture of historic hotels tend to be the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value as well as how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Monterey have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, but every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities, and the amenities found in most hotels should be available at a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Monterey, you won’t be staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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