How far is the hotel from 17-Mile Drive? Q How far is the hotel from 17-Mile Drive? A The Inn at 1252 Monterey is less than 1/2 mile from US HWY 1, and 17 Mile Drive is one exit away. The total drive is about 4.5 miles and takes about 12 minutes. The entrance fee for 17 Mile Drive is $9.75 per vehicle.