Spend a fun-filled vacation at this Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay just seconds from Marina State Beach, downtown Marina and the Marina Municipal Airport. Head to Monterey Bay to take the family sailing or experience a whale watching cruise. Just four miles away you will find Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge with coastal dunes, beaches, salt marshes and grasslands. Try your luck at Marina Club Casino just one mile away, or shop at Cannery Row eight miles away. Walk to Wild Thyme Deli and Cafe for delicious salads, soups and sandwiches. Start your morning with a complimentary Rise and Dine continental breakfast before planning your exciting day from the comfort of your guest room with complimentary wireless Internet access, and microwave. Smoke-free, and rooms with sofa beds are also available.