Clement Monterey Set To Open

Clement Ocean Edge

The 208-room, $80 million project straddles the 700 block of Cannery Row, with 110 rooms on the ocean side and 98 on the inland side, he said.

The hotel will include a 350-car garage — enough for guests and employees — two ballrooms, a swimming pool, whirlpool, spa, exercise room and a “kids’ club” with, among other amenities, an indoor climbing wall.

Sounds good. A Cannery Row hotel taking on a resort like quality. Check the Trip Advisor story for a rundown on the neighboring hotels. P.G. motels better find a way to handle the overflow.

Work continued in a desultory fashion over the years to keep the hotel’s building permit alive, but the “hole in the row” remained a derelict eyesore, its foundations filled with rainwater and inhabited by frogs.

Frogs? Where was Mack & the gang when we needed them?

Clement Monterey Set To Open