Address778 Hawthorne Street MontereySee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
Four blocks from Cannery Row and the aquarium, this simple, clean hostel houses single-sex and mixed dorms, as well as private rooms (call for rates). Budget backpackers stuff themselves silly with make-your-own pancake breakfasts. Reservations strongly recommended. Take MST bus 1 from downtown’s Transit Plaza.
Our independent authors have visited HI Monterey and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Pacific Grove.
Description provided by property
HI-Monterey Hostel is the perfect place to stop while traveling along the California coast. Halfway between L.A. and San Francisco, we are located at the Northern boundary of the Big Sur coastline, which is one of the best parts of the USA. The Monterey area is a perfect balance between nature and city.
Enjoy whale watching, scuba diving and kayaking on scenic Monterey Bay. Bicycle, run, or walk for miles on the coastal recreation trail for miles up and down the coast. Drive or take the bus to Point Lobos and Big Sur. Or just rest and relax in this area of natural beauty. Only a 5 minute walk from the hostel you can enjoy the Aquarium, Cannery Row, beaches, and see marine life such as Sea Otters, Sea Lions, Seals, and numerous sea-birds!
Over 20 restaurants and bars within 5 blocks of the hostel, with great live music and many festivals and events.
Check our reviews and see what other guests have said!
We have a nice large kitchen, big common area, plenty of free parking, free WIFI, pancake breakfast, and a wonderful helpful staff.
Prices are quoted for Hostelling International members:
Non-members pay an extra $3/night daily membership.
Register between 4:00pm and 10:00pm - call for later arrival - front desk closes at 10:00pm.
Registered guests have access all day, no daytime lockout.
Services & facilities
- Bicycle Parking
- Free Parking
- Free Breakfast
- Bicycle Hire
- Common Room
- Linen Included
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Outdoor Terrace
- 24 Hour Security
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Free Internet Access
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