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Motel 6 Downtown Monterey

1240 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940 (Formerly MorningStaRR Inn)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We upgraded our room to get a bigger one with a jacucci. A very nice room, totally worth the extra money. The room was clean, and the staff very helpful and friendly. Free parking with lots of spaces.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Brand new rooms. We had a little problem with the fire alarm at first (it didn't work) but we found a solution with the owners at the end. The cleaning part wasn't that perfect as I could find some traces of the previous guests on the nightstands, but it's OK. Bathroom was clean, bed was comfy. There was no breakfast... More 

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Ventura, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This hotel is a good place to sleep if you want to arrive late and leave early. Otherwise, avoid like the plague! We came here because we needed a hotel that was good for our budget and pet friendly. We planned on staying two nights, but surmised that our stay would be shorter once we checked in. We were warned... More 

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SYLMAR
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This motel is located about 10 minutes from downtown Monterey. It was recently remodeled. The floors are wood like. No carpet. The room was clean and the price was right. A mall with a Starbucks was 5 minutes away. The room was quiet and the price reasonable. I travelled with my dog.

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Truckee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We always chose Motel 6 as we travel with our dog. The room was very clean and very spacious. The bed was extremely comfortable and the staff very friendly and accommodating! We will be returning often. Very affordable one third the price the one person said and even though the place might be a little older it was beautiful and... More 

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Sweety M, Manager at Motel 6 Downtown Monterey, responded to this review

Dear Deborah, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent stay at the Motel 6 - Monterey, CA. Your feedback will be shared with the team to serve as recognition and encouragement; as we strive to continuously improve our guest experience. Thank you again for sharing. We hope your next visit will be even better. Sincerely, Sweety Mistry General... More 

Sunnyvale, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Centrally located, perfect staff and Clean comfortable rooms. Me and my wife were on the road trip, we hit the motel 6 and he had our pet with us. And we end up staying one more night. Economical, friendly and clean are my requirements and this Motel perfectly fit those needs.

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Sweety M, Manager at Motel 6 Downtown Monterey, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent stay at the Motel 6 - Monterey, CA. Your feedback will be shared with the team to serve as recognition and encouragement; as we strive to continuously improve our guest experience. Thank you again for sharing. We hope your next visit will be even better. Sincerely, Sweety Mistry General... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I used to like motel 6. I will not be staying at any motel 6 s in the future. Overcharged for a room from 1970. Ancient tv, fan and light in bathroom broken. Room smells bad. I thought that they remodeled all motel 6s. I should have looked on trip advisor first...

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Sweety M, Manager at Motel 6 Downtown Monterey, responded to this review

Dear Customer: Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Motel 6 - Monterey, CA. Your feedback is very important to us. At Motel 6, we strive to provide a superior guest experience, and I am sorry yours did not meet expectations. Rest assured appropriate measures are being taken to address the problem and... More 

Ranst, Belgium
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This hotel did not look very clean and the service was poor. The bed was used by the service, so we asked for an other room. This one was "clean". The place had the best time behind and the dark rooms did not look very fresh. It is not realy "downtown" although you can walk to the fishermens warf easy.... More 

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Sweety M, Manager at Motel 6 Downtown Monterey, responded to this review

Dear Customer : Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Motel 6 - Monterey, CA. Your feedback is very important to us. At Motel 6, we strive to provide a superior guest experience, and I am sorry yours did not meet expectations. Rest assured appropriate measures are being taken to address the problem... More 

Sunnyvale, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Probably worst hotel experience I've had in recent history. I've stayed in hostels that were better. Bathroom door was locked from the inside when we checked in - we had to jimmy the lock with the Do Not Disturb sign. Heavy stains on chairs and bed sheets. Room smelled heavily of cleaning fluid - but at least that means they... More 

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Sweety M, Manager at Motel 6 Downtown Monterey, responded to this review

Dear Customer: Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Motel 6 - Monterey, CA. Your feedback is very important to us. At Motel 6, we strive to provide a superior guest experience, and I am sorry yours did not meet expectations. Rest assured appropriate measures are being taken to address the problem and... More 

Gig Harbor, Washington
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Hard to find a motel in Monterey that will accept pets. Motel 6 does. Very plain room with imitation wood floor. Chairs at table are falling apart. Toilet plugged up in middle of night for no reason. Found plunger in utility closet next door and fixed it myself. Very tight parking.

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Sweety M, Manager at Motel 6 Downtown Monterey, responded to this review

Dear Customer: Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Motel 6 - Monterey, CA. Your feedback is very important to us. At Motel 6, we strive to provide a superior guest experience, and I am sorry yours did not meet expectations. Rest assured appropriate measures are being taken to address the problem and... More 

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