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Artichoke Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   10341 Merritt Street, Castroville, CA 95012
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Merced
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The best part of this motel is that it's kind of in the middle between Monterey and Santa Cruz and it's pretty cheap compared with others in those areas. It seemed reasonably clean, but is old and used up. Some rooms seemed to rent by the month. I was able to sleep OK, it was quiet, but if you're looking... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Facility seem to be ok from the outside; inside though is another story. Inn is in center of a very little town; about fifteen minutes to Monterey's Fisherman's Whaft; a few minutes drive to most of the beach cities; carpet need upgrading; smoke detector cover is hanging on the ceiling; bathroom fixture is old, dirty and rusty; towel hanging hook... More

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Fresno, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is a low-budget motel. If you're looking for frills, go elsewhere and pay more. We wanted a night out of town on the coast and a clean room & bed. The room and bed seemed clean as far as we could tell. The two people working the front desk were courteous. The curtain on the windows was not a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

I stayed at the artichoke in while working out of town I found the innkeeper to be extremely rude he refused to clean our rooms we all got rashes from the towels there was blood stains on the sheets not a good place. Even if you are just a construction worker looking for a place to crash i don't recommend... More

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galway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012 via mobile

Positives: Clean sheets on bed near the highway to get out of there Negatives: Expensive for what it is Shower mouldy Stained carpet Room stank Bad smell Unhelpful manager Rowdy during the night- fighting, vomiting We only stopped here because we were tired from our drive down. My advice, keep driving.

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Davis, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

I checked in and got room 206. The room was dirty and there was what looked like blood on one of the chairs and the drapes. The floors looked like they hadn't been vacuumed, there was food crumbs on the tables, the fridge didn't work, and there was black mold in the very crummy bathroom. My next option was 214,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2011 via mobile

My first room smelled awefull and the tv remote was not working, after 3 attempts to fix the remote and attitude from the desk clerk I changed rooms . It smelled better but no remote. Back to the front desk x2 furniture is late 1970's Dirty in many places within the room. I guess it's fine at $70 a night... More

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Monterey, California
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2010

well i live 4 blocks from the place and was treated like i was a terrorist. a pipe broke in my house and me and my boyfriend walked up there to get a room, 3 nites the first room was awfull like people were doing drugs and graffitti all over. the second room did have a fridge and microwave wich... More

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Address: 10341 Merritt Street, Castroville, CA 95012
Location: United States > California > Castroville
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Free Parking
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Castroville
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Hotel Class:2 star — Artichoke Inn 2*
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