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Motel 6 Costa Mesa

1441 Gisler Avenue, I-405/San Diego Freeway at Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Madrid, Spain
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109 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The clientelle is extremely dodgy. Heard the police coming 3 times in a night, to 3 different rooms. Quite scary guests in this place. Avoid if you want to be safe. At the same time, the price is well above the average motel 6.

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6Team, Brand Experience Team Member at Motel 6 Costa Mesa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It is important for all of our guests to feel welcomed, receive the highest level of service, respect and hospitality. We apologize for your unpleasant stay as a result of the concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we... More 

Santa Ana, California
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for two nights and wasn't thrilled. The highlight was the updated sink. The bed and pillow were comfortable. Everything else was basic. No extra amenities. They had a laundry room on sight. Close to freeways, gas stations and restaurants. Bed was made but sheets weren't changed. Tub also had a hole in it.

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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

$145 for a room that is $65 elsewhere and they all look the same! why pay $145 for a room when i can pay $65 for a room makes no sense and they have homeless people staying behind trash cans and the rooms arent always cleaned properly i wont be staying here again!!

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Thank Ashley V
6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Costa Mesa, responded to this review

Ashley, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay with regard to our rate policies and the inconveniences you experienced. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in following through on that commitment during your recent stay. Our staff aims to provide... More 

New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Was told upon check-in that we were being placed in a smoking room because we did not indicate nonsmoking preference in the comments box online. (We booked on the phone.) I asked for a discount and was denied. EVERYONE who stays there smokes, mostly - but not all - tobacco. Several guests appear to be long-term residents. The pool is... More 

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California
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I stayed at this motel for 3 nights in June 2015. I had already driven 7000+ miles around the country, and was visiting a doctor in a nearby town. I found the property to be in great shape, and parking was no problem at all - I parked right in front of my room. The staff was friendly and helpful,... More 

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Alpine
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50 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This Motel 6 was immaculate. Maybe recently renovated. My only complaint is that you have to go to the lobby for coffee and the towels were like sandpaper. Staff was very friendly and helpful in giving directions.

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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

laundry machines were broken, told us to call 800 # to complain? owners/managers didn't care. have to pay for wifi. I could hear the hookers screaming upstairs..not a place for families. we would never come back. if we ever stayed at this chain again I would do a lot more research. the rooms very plain but were clean..thats about the... More 

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Lincoln, California
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had stayed at this Motel 6 about a year ago and returned in November 2014 to find that the rooms have been refurbished and modernized. The most notable difference is that the carpets in the rooms have been replaced with wood-grained laminate flooring. Since the motel allows pets at no extra charge, that is a practical move. Much cleaner... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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105 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I chose this motel based on the location. It's just off the freeway and a few miles to the beach. It's laid out in a horseshoe shape with part of the underground parking under the building, yet open in the back. There are stairs and an elevator. My room was located on a large empty open courtyard space that no... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I made the reservation by calling the Motel 6 booking phone number. I was given an address I was told was in Newport Beach, which I plugged into my GPS. The GPS went berserk telling us to turn here, turn there, taking us to locations that were NOT the hotel. Finally I found a taxi driver who said that we... More 

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