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The Inn at 1252 Monterey 1252 Munras Ave, Monterey, California 93940
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  • The Monterey Bay Aquarium is 2.6 miles from the hotel, less than a 10-minute drive from The Inn at 1252 Monterey.
    • Is there parking around the Monterey Bay Aquarium?

      There are a number of parking lots and garages in the area as well as metered parking.
    • How long does it take to go through the Monterey Bay Aquarium?

      The Monterey Bay Aquarium recommends a minimum of two hours to visit all of its exhibits. Learn more about exhibits and activities at the Monterey Bay Aquarium to plan your visit accordingly.
    • Does the hotel offer discounts on Monterey Bay Aquarium tickets?

      No, Monterey Bay Aquarium is a non-profit organization, the prices are: Adult $49.95, Child $29.95 (ages 3-12; children under 3 are free), Students and Seniors (ages 65+) $39.95.
  • From our location we are less than half a mile from, US HWY 1 and all three locations can be accessed fairly easily from there. 17 Mile Drive is One Exit away.
    • What is the entrance fee for 17 Mile Drive? It is $8.95 per vehicle.
  • Adjacent to our location is the Del Monte Shopping Center, which houses many upscale stores including Macy's, Banana Republic, Black Market White House, a range of restaurants, a cinema complex, plus Whole foods. Within two miles from our location one would be able to access Fisherman's Wharf and the Historic Downtown of Monterey.
  • We are next to the Del Monte Shopping Center, which operates as a hub for the public bus system, Monterey Salinas Transit. Route information can be found at:
  • Along the Monterey coast, whales can sometimes be seen offshore with the naked eye all year round. The Monterey Submarine Canyon, the ocean's answer to the Grand Canyon, provides a perfect habitat for many whale species, allowing them to come close to shore to feed. (info from
  • With no traffic 2 hours via Highway 101 North
  • Approximately 6 hours via 101 South and 5 South. One can also drive from Monterey to LA via Scenic Highway 1 along Pacific Coast. Anticipate additional 2- 3 hours to the drive time.
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