The Montera


5740 Lake Murray Blvd , La Mesa, CA 91942

(855) 840-7257

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We visited the Montera. The staff member was really accommodating, and we liked her a lot. However, the place was huge and older.

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The Montera is a really nice place. They have everything you could ask for, everything you need, and I like it a lot. It's like a vacation resort. If you go in at a level where you can basically take care of yourself, there's a certain rate, and if somebody needs to come give you aspirin because you forgot to take it, the rate jumps up. The room that my dad would have been staying in was really small and didn't have its own restroom or shower.

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The Montera was really nice. I had a little trouble getting from the parking lot into the building because I use a walker, but other than that, the building itself and the staff were really nice. It's great for those who can afford it. However, the rooms were small, and it's basically like living in a closet. Everything's clean and well laid-out.

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The Montera was going through a remodel which they were very excited with, but I found their apartments to be shabby. I would not recommend it. They had activities like yoga classes and Bingo. The food was not terribly impressive. The staff seemed to know all of their people quite well, and they called them by name which made it very personal. I liked their koi fish ponds with bridges that went on top of them and a nice walking area. It just wasn’t for me or for my parents.

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Costs for The Montera

Assisted Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 2,900

Independent Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 2,900

Medicaid/Medicare Not Accepted

Amenities at The Montera

Property Info

Emergency Services: Within 1.5 Miles

Shopping: WIthin 1.5 Miles

Recreation: Within 1 Mile

Minimum Age: 60

Resident Capacity: 225

Number of Units: 185

State License #: 374602778

Semi-Private Units

Private Units

Studio Apartments

1-Bedroom Units

Air Conditioning/Climate Control


Emergency Call System

24-Hour Staffing

Employee Background Checks

Parking Provided

Fitness Room/Gym

Beauty/Barber Shop


Chapel Services

Heated Outdoor Pool

Ample Outdoor Lounge Areas

Vanilla Twist Cafe



Full-Time Activity Director

Social Events

Trips & Outings

Spiritual Activities

Exercise Classes

Live, On-site Entertainment

Educational Opportunities


Outside Patio/Gardens

Computer/Internet Access

Cable/Satellite TV

Dedicated Concierge

Pet Policy: Small pets allowed

Special Meals: Diabetic,Low-salt,Low-fat,Pureed,Vegetarian

Restaurant-Style Dining

Beauty Salon

Barber Shop


Nurse Availability: Day On Site;Night On-Call

On-Site Medical Visits: Geriatric physician,Podiatrist,Speech Therapist,Occupational Therapist,Physical Therapist

Medication Management

Help with Activities of Daily Living

Transportation to Appointments

Other Transportation Provided

Guest Meals

Private Laundry

Room Service


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Description of The Montera


Oakdale of La Mesa is San Diego's choice for Senior Living! We believe we can best serve our residents by getting to know their history, passions, interests and needs. Offering assisted living and memory care, Oakdale features beautiful landscaping complete with waterfalls, Koi ponds and a heated outdoor pool. Residents enjoy restaurant-style dining and a dynamic activities program featuring a variety of events, outings and fitness and brain games. Come enjoy our supportive atmosphere where independence is encouraged and assistance is always available.