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Salinas Inn

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

A group of friends and I needed three rooms at the last minute on a Friday afternoon. I called and was able to get them right away. When we arrived we were immediately checked in and the rooms were very clean. I was impressed as to how quiet the area was despite the fact it is conveniently located right off...

Thank Naomi R
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I stayed here for a night in August as a cheap stop while driving down the West Coast. Room was okay but cleanliness wasn't too great, we found a French fry on the chair and hair in the sink. The area didn't feel too safe and there wasn't much near by, but if you're just stopping for a night that's...

Thank TaniaSparks
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I went here this last weekend after getting late tickets for the Concourse in Pebble Beach. This was the only hotel that had a room available with the number of beds I needed. I understand that hotels charge what the market can handle but this was ridiculous. I would have rather stayed in Carmel and will next time. The room...

Thank randomtravler2016
San Diego, California
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Best beds in the area, but no vending machines. Was located next to the freeway, but left fan running all night to block out the noise. Stayed during peak times so room was a bit pricy, but the beds were amazing

Thank dawnaz261
Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We stayed here in June 2016. if you are looking for a room with a clean and comfortable bed, a TV, free wifi and a restroom and at a modest price then this is the place for you. the rooms are small. that was not a problem for us. We had business in Salinas for a couple of days and...

Thank Svaldez
Ashland, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 29 October 2015

No desk light,sticky stuff on the desk that stuck my book to the desk,bath towels that are as big as a normal hand towel,dirty shower tub,toilet didn't flush completely.I was looking for a better motel but this one is a real lemon

Thank Christopher M
Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Bed - 7 out of 10 Pillow - 5 out of 10 (too small and soft) Amenities - 7 out of 10 (good wi-fi, iron, mini fridge) Bathroom Cleanliness - 7 out of 10 ( bathroom needs cosmetic work done) Staff - 8 out of 10 Neighborhood - 5 out of 10 ( not their fault the neighborhood is kind...

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Bed was very hard and uncomfortable. My husband and I woke up with backaches. Bathrom wasn't very clean. There was cereal on the floor. To flush the toilet you had to hold the lever. There weren't any hangers to hang up your clothes on. They advertised onlina business center but when we asked about it, the owner said that the...

1Thank hildegarded_2000
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 1 October 2015

The nasty couch shoved under the outdoor stairwell pretending to be a "lounge area" was omen #1, well actually the EMPTY parking lot was #1. The "continental breakfast nook" without tables or chairs was another deception. We merely opened the door to our room and peeked in to determine that we were NOT staying. When we discussed our displeasure with...

Thank TLK60
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

My spouse and I stay here when we are in Salinas. Prices are okay, right off of the freeway so very convenient, rooms are nice and cozy, comfy beds and love all the pillows, quite and private, and staff is friendly.

Thank Maritza M

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Home of the iconic California Rodeo, the Salinas Inn offers our guests comfort and convenience at an exceptional value. Centrally located near Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz, the Gilroy Garlic Capital, the Castroville Artichoke Capital, and the Fresh Produce Home conveniently located off of Highway 101. Our guests will enjoy 44 cozy guestrooms that feature modern features and amenities you've come to expect away from home - cable/satellite TV, complimentary Wi-Fi access, refrigerator and microwave, coffeemaker, flat-screen TV, and free local calls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Salinas Inn

Address: 1030 Fairview Ave, Salinas, CA 93905-3315 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn Salinas)
Region: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range: €66 - €185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Salinas Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“not the best parking; on a bit of a slope. it was ok for us.”
Svaldez, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“no room is a good room.”
573christopherm, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Room wasn't worth $55.”
hildegarded_2000, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
TLK60, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
“There is some parallel parking in front of a few of the rooms which enhance the security of your vehicle as well as ease loading and unloading luggage.”
10RichardC, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
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