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Salinas, California
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed here while in town for the Alzheimer's walk. Very clean rooms, great prices, and nice complimentary breakfast. Conveniently located by hwy 101. Another benefit is the black bear dinner right next door. Would definitely stay here again.

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Thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback. We strive to deliver the highest standards of customer service to all of our guests and we are very happy to hear that you were able to enjoy our rooms. It was a pleasure providing excellent service and accommodations and we look forward to your future stay with...

Sparks, Nevada
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Not new, but clean, comfortable, and lower priced than most of the other local motels with hood reviews. There is a swimming pool. A Black Bear Diner is within a couple of hundred feet of the check in the same parking lot. Near traffic but no noise. The building must have good sound proofing. The bathroom is good sized. The...

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Thank you for staying with us, and we hope to have an opportunity to serve you again.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stayed here because it was fairly close to Monterey (about 30 mins by car) and we didn't want to pay the outlandish prices in Monterey. The room was a bit dated but quite okay. The staff could be encouraged to smile when someone checks in. The breakfast was the usual - waffles, cereal, toast, muffins, apples and bananas etc....

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Thank you for staying with us, and we hope to have an opportunity to serve you again.

Reviewed 9 October 2016

We booked this hotel via Hotwire, and were guaranteed sleeping for the 3 people (mom, dad, teenage child) the reservation was booked for. When we arrived, we were given a room with a single bed. No extra cots/rollaway, not even a spare cushion. Awkward. Who do we point the finger at here? Hotwire insists they booked the room for 3...

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Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at the Laurel Inn. We were disappointed to hear about your experience and would like you to know we truly value your feedback about the property. We hope overall you had a wonderful time and the next time you are in Salinas visiting we hope you will give us...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed one night while on a road trip down highway 1, and this was a great choice to crash for a night that didn't cost an arm and a leg like places closer to the coast. It's in a safe area, clean and obviously well managed. The staff was friendly enough and the room (while outdated) was large and...

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Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We are pleased that you were able to recognize the efforts that our team make to deliver a good experience for every guest. The team are the heart and soul of our of hotel...

Santa Ana, California
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This is the place to stay. Been staying here for over 20 plus years. The rooms are comfortable and fairly large. They are quiet. The bed is comfortably soft with plenty of pillows. There is a continental breakfast that the Inn provides. A Black Bear Diner shares the same parking lot. Staying at this property and breakfast at the BBD...

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Thank you so much! Loyal guests like you that keep coming back is what makes our business so successful. We do everything we can to make sure all of our guests have everything they need during their stay with us. Tell all of your friends and family about us, and we can make loyal guests out of them too! We...

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great hotel! Stayed in a king room for 2 nights. Bed was very comfy & room large & clean. Even had mini fridge, hair dryer & coffee maker. Breakfast not bad for being complimentary.. coffee, juices, bread items, cereal, fruit. Nice pool area w hot tub. Would definitely stay here again! Salinas is a cool little town w friendly people!

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Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are constantly upgrading our rooms and amenities to make sure you not only are being provided with the best service, but having everything you need in the rooms as well. All of our guest rooms were recently updated with 32 inch flat screen tv's and we are...

St. Albert, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed for 2 nights in mid September. Hotel was clean and friendly staff. It is a bit dated, but good value to your money. We stayed in one of the back units and it was very quiet. Would recommend staying here if you were thinking about going to Monterey. Close and easy drive to the coast.

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Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. The hotel is located in close proximity to many wonderful cities and attractions. It’s wonderful to know that you were able to visit many of them during your visit. We look forward to seeing you again.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Motel style accommodation, everything looks clean and well maintained.  Includes coffee maker, hairdryer and fridge. Good wifi and usual continental breakfast included. Would definitely recommend this place if you need a clean, reasonably comfy stopover near Monterey.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I booked this place because of the ratings on Tripadvisor. I still cannot understand why people like it. It was AWFUL and one of my worst hotel experiences ever!! The whole place is ugly and run down. The bed was so hard that I might as well have slept on the floor. The only good thing is that breakfast was...

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Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at the Laurel Inn on TripAdvisor. We were disappointed to hear about your experience and would like you to know we truly value your feedback about the property. The property is being upgraded as we speak and we hope the next time you are in Salinas visiting you will...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spanish exterior - 1 mi to city center, 1 mi to major shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Laurel Inn Motel

Address: 801 West Laurel Drive, Salinas, CA 93906
Region: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range: €71 - €158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Laurel Inn Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 145
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“Upstairs for quiet rooms like anywhere, while rooms are pretty sound proof, try to stay away from the highway and the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles RonG610, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They do offer accessible rooms upon request.”
 of 5 bubbles 503marthaf, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any side but the street side.”
 of 5 bubbles barbaraf330, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ours was facing the main road.....loud, but you would expect it to be.”
 of 5 bubbles WaOz1, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Reserve early, be there early”
 of 5 bubbles S7993VAbruces, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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