Dotted with pine forests and offering stunning Pacific views, abundant with cultural destinations and famed for its varied marine life, home to many vintners and lots of adventure sports activities, Monterey has something for everyone. Set between the buzzing cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco, this jewel on California’s Central Coast is a great choice for nature enthusiasts, wine connoisseurs, history buffs or someone who just wants to kick back and unwind from the hustle of everyday life. The place is particularly famed as a summer getaway when it truly is exhilarating and calming at the very same time. The thrill of indoor fireplaces is one that many of us nurture and we’ll cut short your search by a mile by bringing to you the best hotel properties that feature a fireplace besides also being top-notch hosts in every other department. Hop on as we walk you through the best hotels with a fireplace, in Monterey, California.
The cottages sit on 2 acres (0.8 hectares) of land in Pacific Grove and the complex hosts a fitness center, a 24-hour front desk, barbecue facilities and plenty of outdoor seating areas. There are different cottages for different requirements ranging from a one-bedroom to a five-bedroom cottage and the best part is that each room comes with a fireplace. Additionally, each room features a private bathroom, a television and a telephone, and each unit also comes with board games and DVDs for indoor entertainment purposes.
The Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds sit nestled along the shoreline of the stunning waters of the Pacific Ocean, making for a peaceful retreat on the lap of nature, with its towering pine forests, pristine sand dunes, and a dramatic rocky coastline. Spread out over 30 historical buildings, it offers 313 guest rooms featuring views of the forest, surf or sand. Each guest room comes with a private bathroom. Some buildings feature common living rooms with fireplaces and sitting areas and the retreat complex is also host to an outdoor swimming pool.
Perfectly set along California’s central coast, this boutique hotel features all-suite accommodations with fireplaces and luxurious feather bedding each. The property is adorned with Spanish-style adobe decor and the lush greenery of the private gardens. Also, the central location brings the best of downtown within walking distance, and other Monterey Bay area cities like Carmel and Pacific Grove accessible within only a short drive. The property is pet-friendly and an additional charge may apply for the same. Pets are not allowed in the common areas of the hotel.
Overlooking the sapphire waters of the bay and located only steps from charming boutiques, gourmet eateries, galleries, beaches and more, this waterfront property allows you to enjoy stunning sunrises and proximity to the best the town has to offer. The rooms on the property come with an indoor fireplace and they feature a mini bar, a coffee machine, and a television with in-room movies. The hotel also has a golf course, an outdoor pool, a tennis court, an on-site restaurant, a spa, a state-of-the-art business center, a gift shop and a children’s club, so regardless of whether you’re traveling for work or for pleasure, there’s plenty to explore on the property.
This property is conveniently located near the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, Fisherman’s Wharf, the shops of Carmel-by-the-Sea, the top-rated Pebble Beach golf course and also in close proximity to the nightlife and eclectic dining options. The guest rooms feature cozy fireplaces, Italian linens, balconies and beverage coolers. The on-site bistro serves gourmet breakfasts and a wide variety of light fare featuring locally sourced fresh seafood along with an extensive collection of beverages, including locally produced wine and beer.
With both indoor and outdoor fireplaces to make the most of, this property has rooms that come with seating areas, a coffee machine, a microwave and a refrigerator each. Each of the rooms also comes with an in-room safe. Featuring luxe decor and furnishings, guests can choose between queen and king suites, a spa suite or a townhouse suite. The property also features outdoor areas that exude plenty of character. You could relax by the outdoor firepits on the terrace, soak in the jetted hot tub or take a dip in the outdoor heated pool. There is a full-fledged business center on-site, as well, for business travelers.
This charming, boutique property combines elegant Victorian charm with today’s modern conveniences to produce the ultimate coastal vacation stay. They have on offer, oversized guestrooms and suites with a fireplace, a patio and a work desk, each along with a seating area, a coffee machine, a refrigerator, and a flat-screen television. All guests on the property are offered complimentary deluxe continental breakfast along with an evening reception with wine and cheese, featuring award-winning wines. Monterey Bay Aquarium and San Carlos Beach are only steps away. Bike along the scenic shore, go kayaking in the bay, whale watch or explore the unique shopping and dining options along Cannery Row, all of which are only a walking distance from the property.
Located in Old Town Munrey, this hotel packs a full-service spa, an on-site restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Featuring rooms decorated with green and cream-colored walls, each bedroom comes with a work desk, a coffee machine, a flat-screen television, a DVD player and access to the hotel’s DVD library. Select rooms also have a fireplace on offer. The Estéban Restaurant and Lounge serves Mediterranean and Spanish-inspired cuisines for breakfast and dinner. Monterey Bay Whale Watching Tours, Del Monte Golf Course, and Cannery Row are within 1.6 km (0.99 mi) of the property, while Monterey Bay Aquarium is 3.2 km (1.98 mi) away.
Just a stone’s throw from fun activities including golfing, kayaking, surfing, cycling, sailing, whale watching and more, this hotel is a great choice for adventure seekers. It offers cozy guest rooms with a microwave and refrigerator each, some of which feature a fireplace and a kitchenette as well. The place is only two blocks from Hyatt Conference Center, making it an ideal choice for the business traveler. The hotel has family suites and it is pet-friendly, making it conducive for family holidays as well.
Monterey Fireside Lodge
Address: 1131 Tenth Street
Parking Pets allowed Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms
The perfect Monterey vacation
If you’re on a family reunion or a small getaway with family, the best part is that all of these properties feature family rooms and most are pet-friendly, meaning your fuzzy friend travels with you as you explore the best that Monterey has to offer. If you’re a business traveler, most of them have business centers and meeting rooms as well.
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