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Overview of Wave Street Inn

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In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds

Wave Street Inn

2.5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking available
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCannery Row2 min walk
    Popular LocationMonterey Bay Aquarium7 min walk
    Popular LocationFisherman's Wharf17 min walk
    AirportMonterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula)12 min drive

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Room, 1 King Bed (Cannery Row)

4.9/5 guest room rating
  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Family Suite

  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Queen Beds

Room, 2 Queen Beds (Cannery Row)

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Cannery Row)

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Suite (The Wave Suite)

  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 King Bed

About this area


Located in Monterey, Wave Street Inn is in the entertainment district and near the beach. Cannery Row and American Tin Cannery are worth visiting if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore San Carlos Beach - The Breakwater and Lovers Point. Don't miss out on a visit to Monterey Bay Aquarium. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as scuba diving and other activities like whale watching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cannery Row - 2 min walk
  • Steinbeck Plaza - 3 min walk
  • California Sea Otter Game Refuge - 5 min walk
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium - 7 min walk
  • Fisherman's Wharf - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Salinas Station - 27 min drive
  • Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) - 12 min drive


  • Hula's Island Grill - 3 min walk
  • Louie Linguini's - 3 min walk
  • Crystal Fish - 3 min walk
  • Sardine Factory - 3 min walk
  • Schooners Coastal Kitchen - 4 min walk

About this property

Wave Street Inn

Monterey hotel in Lighthouse District, walk to Cannery Row
This smoke-free hotel features self parking, concierge services and a 24-hour front desk. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, free newspapers and tour/ticket assistance are on-site. All 32 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include iPod docking stations, free local calls and hairdryers.
Wave Street Inn offers 32 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Premium cable televisions are provided. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Monterey hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (USD 17 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Fridge


  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Renovated entire property – July 2017
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels


  • 50-inch TV
  • TV channels
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • LED light bulbs
  • Phone

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The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.



Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: USD 17 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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 may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Otter Inn Monterey
Otter Inn
Otter Monterey
Otter Hotel Monterey
Wave Street Inn Monterey
Wave Street Monterey
Wave Street
Wave Street Inn Hotel
Wave Street Inn Monterey
Wave Street Inn Hotel Monterey

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Wave Street Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Wave Street Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Wave Street Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Wave Street Inn?
As of 15 Apr. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Wave Street Inn on 20 Apr. 2021 start from AU$164, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Wave Street Inn pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Wave Street Inn?
Self-parking is available for USD 17 per day.
What time is check-in at Wave Street Inn?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM - anytime.
What time is check-out at Wave Street Inn?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is Wave Street Inn located?
Located in Lighthouse District, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cannery Row, San Carlos Beach - The Breakwater and Monterey Bay Aquarium. American Tin Cannery and Coast Guard Pier are also within 10 minutes.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 463 out of 700 reviews
5 - Excellent 66%
Rating 4 - Good. 181 out of 700 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 37 out of 700 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 11 out of 700 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 8 out of 700 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
The window had a great view. Room was clean and bed was very comfortable. The walls are super super thin and we could hear every single step taken in the room above us. The air conditioning is also very loud.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
it was close to cannery row
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
If your focus is staying within walking distance of the shops, restaurants, etc in the Canary Row side of Monterey. The location is perfect. Rooms were nice enough and clean but the dust ruffles of the bedding had a bunch of holes in them. I also noticed a few silver fish in the bathroom. They give you snacks and there’s a coffee set up but no drinking water in the room. Certain items/amenities I get at cheaper hotels were not available here. No breakfast options either. Also, unfortunately I didn’t sleep well as I was constantly waken up by seagulls and other loud creatures or birds during the night. During the day it was fine though. It was odd. My family that stayed at the other hotels a couple minutes behind this one didn’t have any noise issues.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Affordable price for how close it is to Cannery Row.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
We stood on the 4th floor we can see the ocean which was nice! I love how this hotel is so closed to cannery row. A street over we can walk from our hotel. Plus fisherman’s wharf is only a 3 min drive too. Wave cafe across the street a great little place to eat with great food. Only downfall no iron in room or microwave. But can request an iron. There’s a Starbucks like two minute walk as well for that early cup of coffee.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

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