TO JABBERWOCK INN! Our Monterey Bed and Breakfast
Inn was named after the Lewis
Carroll poem from his famous
book, "Through the Looking Glass." The ambiance
of our seven room inn is light-hearted, warmly comfortable,
and decidedly upscale.
enjoy meeting and caring for our local to international
guests. Many come for romance, others are in town for conferences
or business meetings, some come as a group for a family
reunion ... many return often to re-experience the beautiful
blend of elegance and innocence that is woven into every
aspect of Jabberwock Inn!
look forward to meeting you and making your stay a magical
Hickey & Dawn Perez
INN ... AT A GLANCE
available to help you plan your Monterey stay.
Wedding and Conference Facilities.
breakfasts with vegetarian and vegan options available.
and hors d'oeuvres served on our glassed-in sun porch.
Comfortable chairs for reading and tables for puzzles and
beverages available 24 hours.
room massage (requires seven days advance notice)
comfortable bathrobes and practical hair dryers are provided.
VIP tickets for the Aquarium to avoid standing in line.
games to choose from, including "Alice's" Chess
acre garden with waterfalls plus a new Bocce Ball Court.
living room and dining room with cozy fireplaces.
for Lewis Carroll and John Steinbeck browsers.
Jacuzzis and Bay Views in several rooms.
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Parking in our private secluded gardens.
Craftsman-style home was built in 1911 for Eva & Wilber
1937 the Widow George gave the property to the Victory Mission
Sisters who held Catechism classes for all of the Catholic
youngsters in New Monterey.
1972 the convent was sold to a private party who then leased
it to several different religious groups for use as a popular
retreat over the next nine years.
1981 Barbara and Jim Allen purchased the home and converted
it into a bed and breakfast, one of the first on the Monterey
Peninsula. Jim Allen, a former volunteer with the Los Angeles
School District, fell in love with the Lewis Carroll tales
while working with the children. He brought "Alice's
story" to life at Jabberwock Inn. (click
to read more about the Lewis Carroll poem)
inn changed hands in 1996, when it was purchased by Joan
and John Kiliany. They owned and personally operated the
inn until they sold it to the present owners/operators,
John Hickey and Dawn Perez in August 2007.
Please join us each morning for a freshly prepared, elegantly
presented breakfast. The full breakfast is made up of such
delectables as Snarkleberry Flumptious, Phantasmagoria,
or another wondrous fulsome treat.
Every evening at 5 o'clock our ringing bell beckons you
to enjoy tantalizing hors d'oeuvres, sherry, wine and other
beverages on the enclosed sun porch overlooking Monterey
Bay and our estate gardens.
Coffee, Tea and Hot Chocolate drinks are available on the
Sun Porch throughout the day and night. You will also find
an array of nibbles. And guests are tucked into bed with
fresh baked cookies and milk!
Jabberwock Inn is a beautiful setting for an
elopement or wedding and reception. Contact innkeeper
Dawn Perez to discuss your special day:
Jabberwock Inn is nestled on a half-acre of colorful
gardens and waterfalls, plus our new Bocce Ball Court. You
will delight in the visual banquet that will greet you upon
arrival at this Monterey Bed and Breakfast Inn!