The sun fades behind the cypress trees at Asilomar. Moon Jellies, Monterey Bay Aquarium No need to be a Golfer to enjoy this area.... Miles of rugged coast line, the blue, blue pacific and of course this landmark...The Lone Cypress
Great California coastal town and if you can afford the greens fee, knock around a ball or two.. 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 17 Mile Drive - The Lone Cypress🌲 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. Saturday evening during the AT&T Pebble Beach National ProAm. Sunset from the 18th green. The path leads to the beach of Carmel. This coastal village is quite charming and lots of visitors and locals visit this spot to walk by the beach, or hike it's surrounds. Houses near the beach each have their own character , so I did a perimeter hike around the area and it lead me to this Vista. #blue #beachbound #aquatrove Lone Cypress on the 17 Mile Drive #californiadreamin #carmel #california #travel #wanderlust A work friend who lives close by took this beautIful serene Oceanside photo 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 #beach
Ocean Beach in Carmel. The idilic town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, simply know as Carmel, is nested above a picture-perfect sand beach. Read more about Carmel here: http://www.travelnotesandbeyond.com/top-7-attractions-on-the-monterey-peninsula/ 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. Blooms along the ocean banks. #beach 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. 17 Mile Drive is a must do if you want to see Ghost Tree and just north, the iconic Lone Cypress. If you don't want to pay the $10 take a drive through the equally gorgeous Pacific Grove. 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. Independence 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 Wonder what it feels like to fly so close to this beautiful blue-green water? Found this interesting tree beside the Scenic Road at Carmel Beach City Park A view of Monterey during an overcast sunset. #roadtrip #goldenhour Wonderful beach in the beautiful city of Carmel. #beach The Ocean was fierce and many shades of turquoise.
The rain made the view all the better.
The drive along the coast is amazing no matter what Mother Nature is up to. 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 Favorite tree in Carmel #treetrove A spectacular drive along the coast of Carmel, CA.
For more info on our drive, please visit http://thetradingtraveler.com/california-dreamin-driving-the-pacific-coast-highway/ 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 Beautiful on the road between LA en SF Ocean Dreams #montereybay #ocean #california #pch #usa #travel #wanderlust Sunset from the 6th 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) Beautiful scenic drive of the pacific coast highway on the way to bigsur . One side you have the mountains and on the other side you see the beautiful beach ... Stretches miles together and you see lots of water currents , different colors of blue , hiking spots , picture spots , birds ... The best of the everything . #scenicdrive #waterlust #beaches #weekendgetaway #eagles #bluewaters #cliffs #caves #bridges #pictureperfect #longdrive #roadtrip #landscape #beautiful #hiking #photography Beautiful place with golf, history and very nice scenery. #trovertips #roadtrip #beach #urban #hiking Beautiful Sunset at 17 miles drive. Amazing experience ! Mural near cannery row 2 words: Truffle Cheese.
Luca's Italian Deli & Bakery is the finest for all your delicious truffle desires from cheese to sausage, salt and olive oil. You will be in Truffle heaven!
Also try the spics salami. YUM! 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! The most beautiful succulent ground cover along the drive through Pebble Beach community. 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! Established in 1959, the Cottage of Sweets is a mainstay in Carmel-by-the Sea. It hosts all kinds of sweets from the local area, in addition to an impressive selection of British favorites. Visit the aquarium. Be a part of a community capturing wonderful jellyfish! One of our favorite coastal towns for those much needed #romantic #weekendgetaway
#beach #californiacoastline 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.... Great shot off 17 Mile Drive. :) 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. One of the most beautiful California sunsets I've ever seen! The beach at Carmel is a must see experience! 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
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Get an overview of this hotel3-star bayside hotel near Fisherman's Wharf

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Swimming pool

Location

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Del Monte Shopping Center, Fisherman's Wharf, and Maritime Museum. Monterey Bay Aquarium and Dennis the Menace Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a spa tub and a business center. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, concierge services, a 24-hour front desk, and free newspapers are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 50 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves. Premium bedding, coffee makers, and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Mariposa Inn & Suites features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. A business center is on site at this 3-star property. A complimentary breakfast is offered. This Monterey hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Mariposa Inn & Suites is a smoke-free property.

  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Concierge services 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Spa tub 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 50 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 3 AM

Special check-in instructions:

This property's policy is to accept bookings only from non-local guests. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 40 per pet, per night

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 40 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Mariposa Inn
  • Mariposa Inn Monterey
  • Mariposa Monterey
  • Mariposa Hotel Monterey

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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