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El Castell Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2102 North Fremont Street, Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #24 of 53 hotels in Monterey
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sparks, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The pool was fantastic - mostly indoor and warm. My kids loved it. Breakfast was great also, and our rooms were very clean. We even had extra towels. Yes it is a little older, but for the price it was great. The beds were very comfortable too, but my main tip is that the pool was very clean and great... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were driving down the 1 and didn't know where to stay on the way. We found ourselves in the Monterey/Carmel area and just started looking after sunset. We literally just wanted a room for the night, but wound up here which turned it to be a better than we expected. The room was large, there was a heated pool,... More

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Carson City, Nevada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was hesitant at first, my grandpa booked the rooms but as soon as we got there the front desk staff was super friendly and that is one of the thungs I always look for since I am a front desk clerk myself. We walked into our rooms and they we so clean, they smelled like fresh clean linen and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was very comfortable, very clean. Didn't try the breakfast. The hotel isn't in the Monterey Bay area- but its only a short drive away. Only complaint was in the 2 nights I stayed there I didn't get to park in the spot outside my room- or even very close- as cars seemed to be parked there continuously- not a... More

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San Jose, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a clean and a spacious room. It had enough amenities(refrigerator, microwave, hair dryer and Wifi…). We liked a breakfast service. Muffin fresh from the pan was good. We would like to stay there again.

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Santa Rosa, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We; Enjoyed a night at this clean,well run hotel.The room was nice,the breakfast good and we enjoyed a swim in the pool.I'd recommend it to anyone wanting a nice inexpensive place to stay in Monterrey.The bed was firm.Thanks

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Auberry, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I give this hotel a 4 out of 5 stars. The rooms are very nice, clean and updated. The breakfast is fantastic, love the waffles! The indoor pool was very nice and clean. My family and I enjoyed our stay. The only critique I have and it is a small one but, work on training your staff up a little... More

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Los Angeles, California
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12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried to confirm our reservation but a very rude and unprofessional guy named EJ answered the phone. He said he is the manager of the hotel. This guy has zero customer service and should not be working in the service industry. The housekeeping staff treated us better. The rooms are average and are what you expect from the price range.... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Great hotel. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The breakfast is great (continental breakfast). The receptionists are nice. There is free parking and wifi. It was cheapest price we found in town. I recommend.

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Block Island, Rhode Island
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

From the outside, driving into El Casell Motel, it looks like your typical roadside motel at the crossroads of an intersection just off the highway, but the rooms look to have been very recently re-done with all the amenities of a higher star-rated place to stay. The swimming pool, located in its own building is warm and inviting. We especially... More

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Additional Information about El Castell Motel

Also Known As:
El Castell Hotel Monterey
El Castell Hotel
Address: 2102 North Fremont Street, Monterey, CA 93940
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 Family Hotel in Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — El Castell Motel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The type of the rooms include 1Q bed, 2Q beds and family suites. Rooms with a kitchenette are available as well. We are a 100% smoke-free hotel.Amenities include refrigerator, microwave oven, iron, iron board and hair dryer.The facilities also include free continental breakfast in the morning, free wired/wireless access to internet, free local & long distance calls, an indoor pool and guest laundry.It is close to restaurants, Safeway, Monterey Fairgounds, Monterey Downtown and many other attractions like Del Monte, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey Convention center, Cannery Row, Pebble Beach, Fisherman's Wharf, Moss Landing, Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway, Carmel village and Monterey Wine County.Nearby major schools include California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), Monterey Peninsula college (MPC), York Academy and Santa Catalina School. ... more   less 
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