Merritt House Inn
386 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA 93940, United States of America – Great location - show map
Excellent location – rated 9/10! (score from 517 reviews)
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Josiah Merritt practiced law on the East coast before coming to California in 1849. His wife was the daughter of the Monterey mayor and purchased the house in 1852 and it is currently listed on the National Register of Historical Places to preserve its statewide significance. Judge Merritt served as first county judge in Monterey from 1851-1854, was very influential in local politics and active in organizing Monterey County in 1881. Colton Hall Museum is located nearby on Pacific Street as well and in 1849 was the first American public building. In that same year it is where California's Constitutional Convention met to establish California's first constitution, giving property rights to women and forbidding slavery. It has housed courts, The Old Jail (1854-1954) and later became a schoolhouse and influenza hospital.
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Pets are not allowed.
Free! WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free! Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
- Daily Housekeeping
- Shared Lounge/TV Area
- Vending Machine (drinks)
- All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
- Family Rooms
- Facilities for Disabled Guests
- Non-smoking Rooms
Area Info – Great location - show map
Sandbar and Grill, Wharf #2 (0.3 miles), Domenico's on the Wharf (0.3 miles), Cibo's, corner of Alvarado St. and Del Monte Ave. (0.2 miles)
The Wharf Marketplcae, Grocery and Cafe (0.3 miles), The Crown and Anchor, Franklin Street (0.1 miles), Peter B's Brew Pub (0.3 miles)
Troia's Market, corner of Pacific St. and Del Monte Ave. (0 miles), Trader Joe's, Munras Ave. (0.5 miles)
Mount Toro, Toro Park - good for hiking; 5 min. North on HWY 1 then 20 min. East on HWY 68 (15.4 miles)
Big Sur River at The River Inn (27 miles), Carmel River at Garland Park, Carmel Valley - good for hiking; 10 Min. South on HWY 1 then 10 min. East on Carmel Valley Rd. (13.1 miles)
Pacific Ocean, Del Monte Beach (0.3 miles)
Farmer's Market, Tuesdays at 4pm on Alvarado Street (0 miles)
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Up to two children under 10 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One additional older child or adult is charged USD 15 per night when using existing beds.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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