Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

Temporary Lodging

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Temporary Lodging in Monterey

When you first arrive at MIIS you most likely will not have secured a place to live, and will need a temporary place to say while you look for a rental. Below you will find a list of hotels, inns, and bed and breakfasts that are located a convenient distance to campus with affordable pricing for your first few nights in Monterey.

Winter rates are generally in effect November through March; summer rates April through October. The lower price is usually the weekday rate (Sunday-Thursday).  All rates are subject to change, especially for holidays and weekends with special events.  When calling to make a reservation, mention that you are a the Institute student and ask for any discount that might apply. You can obtain current rates by contacting the hotel/motel directly.

Best Western Victorian Inn

487 Foam St.
Reservation: (800) 232-4141
Contact: (831) 373-8000
Fax: (831) 655-8174
Email: reservations@innsofmonterey.com
Special rate for the Institute:
Feb-Apr: $125 May-Oct: $145

Casa Munras Garden Hotel

700 Munras Ave., Monterey

(800) 222-2446

Fax: (831) 375-1365

Rates fluctuate depending on season, dates and special events. Refrigerator available upon request.


Centrella Inn

612 Central Ave., Pacific Grove

(800) 233-3372

Complimentary breakfast, freshly baked pastries daily and evening social hour, featuring complimentary wine, hors d'oeuvres and cookies. Wireless internet and parking. Special rates for friends, family, and visitors of MIIS faculty, staff, and students.


Colton Inn

707 Pacific St., Monterey

(831) 649-6500;  (800) 848-7007

Fax: (831) 373-6987

Microwave & refrigerator available. Wireless internet available.


Cypress Gardens Inn

1150 Munras Ave.
Some kitchenettes available
(800) 433-4732
(831) 373-2761
Fax: (831) 649-1329

Special rate for the Institute:
10% off normal rate

El Adobe Inn

936 Munras Ave., Monterey

(831) 372-5409 or  (800) 433-4732

Fax:  (831)-375-7236

Internet and breakfast included. Weekend rates vary. Can offer student discounts. Microwave & refrigerator available.


Embassy Suites Hotel

Approx. 3 miles from MIIS. Wet bar, microwave and refrig in all suites. No parking charges.
Phone: (831) 393-1115
Fax: (831) 393-111

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suite--Marina

189 Seaside Circle, Marina

(831) 884 -2500

Hot buffet breakfast. Wireless internet. Walking distance to beach. Offers government rates throughout the year.


Holiday Inn Express at Monterey Bay

1400 Del Monte Boulevard

Seaside, CA 93950


The Holiday Inn Express at Monterey Bay, located off Highway 1, offers easy access to the Monterey Peninsula, the Airport and other major venues. Located close to downtown Monterey, its location provides you with easy access to the Institute and sightseeing spots.

Amenities include a fresh breakfast buffet, fitness center, outdoor heated pools and spa, and free wi-fi. Government rates available.


Hotel 1100

1110 Del Monte
Bed & Breakfast: shared bathrooms
(831) 655-0515
Fax: (831) 375-3818
Special rate for the Institute:
10% off - Show MIIS ID

Hotel Abrego

755 Abrego Street
Reservation: 800-982-1986 Contact: 831-372-7551
Fax: 831-324-4625 Email: reservations@hotelabrego.com
Special rate for the Institute: Mon-Thurs $99, Fri-Sun $119

Howard Johnson

1240 Munras Ave., Monterey.

(831) 375-6002

Refrigerator and coffee maker in room. Internet available.



The Mariposa

1836 Munras Ave.
(831) 649-1414
(800) 824-2295
Special rate for the Institute:
Sun-Thurs $89 – Show MIIS ID

The Monterey Hotel

406 Alvarado St.

(831)375-3184 or (800) 966-6490

Refrigerator  in some suites, please  inquire.


Monterey Bay Hostel

778 Hawthorne St., Monterey.

(831) 649-0375 (also Fax)

Reservations available for MIIS students, otherwise space is available on a first come-first served basis starting at 5:00 PM day of check-in. 6 night maximum, common area kitchen available.


Monterey Bay Inn

242 Cannery Row
Reservation: (800) 424-6242
Contact: (831) 373-6242
Fax: (831) 655-8174
Email: reservations@innsofmonterey.com
Special rate for the Institute:
Feb-Apr: $185 May-Oct: $205

Monterey Bay Lodge

55 Camino Aguajito
Pets Welcome
Some kitchenettes available
(831) 372-8057
Fax: (831) 655-2933

Special rate for the Institute: 10% off normal rate

Monterey Downtown Travelodge

675 Munras Ave.
(800) 578-7878 or (831) 373 -1876
(831) 373-8693 (Fax)
Special rate for the Institute(when set up with the school)
General student: 10% off normal rate

Monterey Fireside Lodge

1131 10th St.
Pets Welcome
Some kitchenettes (no utensils)
(831) 373-4172
Special rate for the Institute:
Weekdays: $59-$79

Monterey Surf Inn

1200 Munras Avenue,

(831) 372-5821

Fax (831) 372-4866

Internet and breakfast included.  Weekend rates vary. Can offer student discounts. Microwave & refrigerator available.  All rooms are non-smoking. Please visit the website for additional details.



Motel 6

2124 N. Fremont St., Monterey

(831) 646-8585

Rates vary according to occupancy and may fluctuate depending on season, contact Motel 6 for current rates.


Portola Hotel & Spa

2 Portola Plaza, Monterey

(888) 222-5851

Complimentary fitness center, pet friendly, coffee maker in room. Pool and jacuzzi available. Weekend rates vary. Offers discounts not only for those on Institute business, but also for friends, family, visitors of MIIS faculty, staff, and students.

www.portolahotel.com  Use “corporate code”: MIIS

San Carlos Days Inn

850 Abrego St., Monterey

(831) 649-6332;  (800) 227-6332

Microwave & refrigerator available.


Spindrift Inn

652 Cannery Row
Reservation: (800) 841-1879
Contact: (831) 646-8900
Fax: (831) 655-8174
Email: reservations@innsofmonterey.com
Special rate for the Institute:
Feb-Apr: $165 May-Oct: $185

Stagecoach Lodge

1111 10th street, Monterey

(831) 373-3632 or (877) 899-6609

Microwave and refrigerator  available.



Vagabond Inn Monterey

1010 Munras Avenue, Monterey

(831) 646-9696 or (800) 522-1555

Refrigerator, microwave and internet available.  Fireplace in some rooms.


Veteran's Memorial Park

*Campsites only, must bring own camping supplies*

Via Del Rey & Johnson St., Monterey

(831) 646-3865

Campsites are first come first served.  Maximum length of stay is 3 days.

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