Americas Best Value Stage Coach Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
- Swimming pool
- Outdoor pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAmericas Best Value Stage Coach Lodge Monterey
Although very basic, Stage Coach Lodge is a perfect place to stay a night or two as you explore the Monterey area. Nice and comfortable beds, ok bathroom, a small in-room safe, and courtyard parking - this covers your basic needs. The lodge is a 20 minute walk from Fisherman's Warf which is a better bet for decent food than Cannery Row.
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