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WELCOME TO The JABBERWOCK INN of Monterey, California. Set on a half-acre of fanciful gardens, this Craftsman-style bed and breakfast inn provides fabulous views of the Monterey Bay with its famous sea otters and seals. In the late afternoon, wine and hors d'oeuvres are served on the enclosed sun porch and after dinner, guests are treated to homemade cookies and milk. When you're ready to settle in for the evening, you'll find cozy beds complete with comfy sheets and comforters. Three rooms include Jacuzzi tubs for two and fireplaces. Sleep soundly, knowing that a scrumptious breakfast awaits you. The Jabberwock is only five short blocks above Cannery Row (made famous by author John Steinbeck). Visit Doc Rickett's Lab on Cannery Row, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Carmel -by-the-Sea, Pebble Beach, Old Fisherman's Wharf and Point Lobos/Big Sur from our Monterey Bed & Breakfast. The Monterey/Pacific Grove recreation trail, just four blocks down the hill, offers an extraordinary walking, jogging, and biking path. Perhaps you will want to explore the tide pools of Asilomar beach or play at Window on the Bay park, in any case, as you meander the trail, enjoy the scenic Monterey bay views and the historic architecture of Monterey; California's first capital. We welcome elopements and small weddings ... in our picturesque gardens and warmly appointed living areas. In town for a conference or convention? Consider Jabberwock Inn as your special place to stay.
4.8 on July 01, 2017
We only spent one night in Monterey but we had such a great time. We arrived early and parked our car in their lot and walked into town, great location! The family that runs the B&B were so friendly, great appetizers and wine and a lovely breakfast. Fabulous!
4.2 on March 26, 2017
Convenient to aquarium. great staff, goodies and breakfast
4.6 on January 07, 2017
Outstandingly maintained, managed, and staffed craftsman-style property. One of us thought the room could have been a bit larger. Service was outstanding across the board with informative staff and owners willing to address any concern or issue, e.g. ensuring our late traffic-delayed arrival (we did call) was handled graciously and effectively.. The guest areas for dining, visiting, meeting other guests were exquisitely kept in a comfortable, welcoming manner. Breakfasts were consistently welcome surprises and special requests well-handled. Owners also provided excellent suggestions for eating out. Lot and street parking are ample and safe.
4.6 on December 15, 2016
After wedding it was the first outing for me and my husband. It was a drizzly Friday evening when we entered and I still remember the warm welcome we got from the manager. We were surprised by the home made strawberry chocolates. The room was fresh and neat. We had just missed the wine tasting session as we arrived late, but the wide collection of teas and cookie on the side gave a treat for the tired soles. Next morning were thrilled by the breakfast which was served at the personal patio attached to our room. Cant remember when did we drink such a tasty and fresh orange juice before and the best part was they did cater to vegetarian option. It was a romantic setting and I hope to stay here again.
4.4 on December 03, 2016
This is a really delightful spot with very attentive hosts and lots of attention to detail. I personally found the breakfasts to be a little heavy, but my personal taste steers away from rich foods. We really enjoyed the Borogove room and can recommend it without hesitation.
5 on October 10, 2016
My wife and I spent a long weekend at the Jabberwock and it was wonderful. Great location, wonderful rooms, super food and great staff. The daily happy hour with hot and cold appetizers and wine is a great opportunity to meet the other guest and interact with Rick and Suzanne. A must stay if you are close.
5 on September 28, 2016
Rick and Suzanne are wonderful innkeepers. The property is ideally located and is beautifully appointed. An added perk is the property has wine and hors d'oeuvers everyday. Breakfast is wonderful. Jackerwock is a must stay if you are in the Monterey/Carmel area.
5 on July 17, 2016
great location. outstanding and attentive staff. very nice breakfasts, afternoon wine, snacks, and cookies very thoughtful. superb comfortable bed. cozy room. make sure you use comfy robe.
4.4 on June 06, 2016
There are two things a bed and breakfast should get right: the beds and the breakfast. Jabberwock exceeded at both. The room was comfy and well maintained. The breakfast was delicious both mornings we were there. The environment was fun, and caused us to spend more time at the Inn than we thought we would. Would love to go back again in the future if we ever get the opportunity.
4.6 on November 18, 2015
Wonderful stay!! Outstanding hospitality by the inn owners!
Our largest room in the main house, the Borogove is the ultimate indulgence. An extraordinary king select comfort bed, a cozy fireplace, sitting area and private bath with Jacuzzi for two, this spacious room offers a magnificent view of the Monterey Bay. The Sofa is a Queen size sleeper as well. Sleeps up to 4 guests comfortably including children of any age with a sofa sleeper. Crib is not provided. Additional charges apply.
This large Victorian room is quite romantic with an enormous mahogany claw-foot king bed, an elegantly-tiled fireplace and a Jacuzzi whirlpool bath for two. A pleasant Monterey Bay view also awaits you if you choose to stay in the Mome Rath. Sleeps 2 guests comfortably; a 3rd child of any age with a frameless futon added is allowed. Crib is not provided. Additional charges apply.
Located on third floor together with the Wabe, this room has a private bath, glass enclosed shower, and a queen-sized bed with comfort control mattress. Its cozy window seat overlooks our gardens and the fabulous Monterey Bay. Couples traveling together will enjoy sharing the quaint common sitting area just "outside" of the guest room door. Sleeps maximum of 2 guests; children under the age of 5 are not permitted.
The Brillig is made warm and charming with Craftsman-style decor, a beautiful rolled-oak queen select comfort bed, a private bath with shower and a handsome tiled fireplace. One of our finest Bay View rooms, the Brillig is decorated with hand-painted William Morris style wallpaper and has beautiful turn of the 19th century pocket doors to make up its private bath. Sleeps 2 guests comfortably; a 3rd child (4 years of age or older) with a frameless futon added is allowed. Additional charges apply.
This cozy corner room is furnished with a queen-sized bed with comfort control mattress, lovely antique dresser. This, our smallest room, has grand views of both the Monterey Bay and our gardens. There is a private, spacious (just down the hall) bath exclusive to the Tulgey Wood. Sleeps maximum of 2 guests; children under the age of 5 are not permitted.
This spacious first-floor room, decorated in hand rolled Bradbury & Bradbury wallpaper, has its own secret garden! The Toves also has a sumptuously carved King bed, private bath with Jacuzzi for two and a fire place. A separate dressing room opens out to the garden. Sleeps 2 guests comfortably; a 3rd child of any age in the King bed is acceptable at parent's discretion. Extra bed or crib is not provided. Additional charges apply.
Our newest addition, the Tumtum Tree is a quaint Craftsman styled cottage nestled amongst a grove of Monterey Cypresses and a Red Wood. Nearly surrounded by a redwood deck, the cottage boasts magnificent views of the Monterey Bay and our gardens. With separate sleeping room and living room, it can easily accommodate a family of four by using a surprisingly comfortable sofa sleeper. Sleeps up to 4 guests comfortably including children of any age with a sofa sleeper. Crib is not provided. Additional charges apply.
Located on our very private third floor together with the Mimsy, this room is decorated in soft apricot, has a private bath and a lovely hand-carved queen-sized bed with comfort control mattress. Couples traveling together will enjoy sharing the quaint common sitting area just "outside" of the guest room door - pictured to the right. Sleeps maximum of 2 guests; children under the age of 5 are not permitted.
The #1 rated (Trip Advisor) Bed and Breakfast on the Monterey Peninsula is available for private rental. It has 8 beautiful bedrooms with private baths, and wonderful common spaces including a dining room, living room and spectacular sun porch. Call for more details or to book the Inn
Big Sur, Carmel, Point Lobos, Hearst Castle, Pebble Beach, Cannery Row, Airport, Countryside, Oceanfront, Oceanview, Small town, Wine country
Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) 5 miles
Hwy 1 to Hwy 68 W/Pacific Grove-follow 2 1/2 miles to Prescott (stop light)-right to Pine St-right to Hoffman-left to Laine St-we're on corner of Laine and Hoffman
Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Big Sur, Pebble Beach, Point Lobos, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Steinbeck Center, Cannery Row, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Vineyard, Winery
Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Fridge, Ironing Board, Library, Parking, Private entrance, Telephone, Wedding Facilities
Alarm clock, Bath robes, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Radio, Wi-Fi, Wired internet
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Running path, Biking trails, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports
Restrictive , Vegetarian lacto-ovo-vegetarian, strict vegetarian
Homemade Crepes with cottage & cream cheese filling topped with a blueberry, blackberry, and raspberry fruit compote and sauce. Served with thick cut, crispy, apple wood smoked bacon.