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El Castell Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2102 North Fremont Street, Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #29 of 53 hotels in Monterey
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days 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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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed one night with my wife on our road trip from vancouver BC to san diago, the room was clean and quite we couldn't examine any services in the motel as we left the next day, even we missed the breakfast but some resturants within a walking area from the hotel, the room rate was a little bit on... More

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Silver Spring, MD
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I appreciate all the reviews here on Trip Advisor. They prepared me for the fact that I would be spending a lot of money to be located near Monterey. The room was clean and not too noisy, though I did choose to sleep with earplugs as a precautionary measure. The pool was pretty large and long for a motel pool;... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Place fine and rooms a decent size. Easy parking BUT how rude is the Indian guy on reception. Thank you is normal everywhere. At least some eye contact is normal everywhere. Lastly if a customer asks a question ( do ypu have any maps) perhaps something other than pointing at them while looking away is required!

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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After searching for many motels we decided to settle on this one as it was busy and looked safer then some of the other motels we had looked at (outside Monterey). The motel was very expensive for one night (even after bartering) but you pay for safety. The bed was comfy but the floor was extremely dirty. We had to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place to stay if you do not have high expectations. Nothing bad but nothing very good. The breakfast area is very small and cannot handle the guests in our experience. It is easy to find, but old.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved the 3 days we stayed at this hotel. It iswhat my friend calls a "Mom and Pop" hotel, not a chain and this one has been completely redone, beautiful inside and out. Great staff, breakfast, wifi, good location. Clean, comfortable rooms with all amenities you need.

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San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a basic hotel room, but clean and comfortable. The grounds and buildings were well maintained with fresh paint and lots of flowers. The room had a microwave, coffee pot and refrigerator and air conditioner. We were there during the Pebble Beach car event so all rooms filled, but it was quiet The breakfast was typical continental fair and... More

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by Monterey for one day. El Castell Motel was much beyond than our expectations. The room was very clean and in the morning, the breakfast was good. Don't expect a 5star buffet but everything was tasty. DIY waffles were good. If I will stay again, I know where to stay.

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56 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trying to find accommodation early evening was really hard, being peak season, most motels advertising in the motel coupon book would not honour the coupons, we couldn't find any accommodation in the main town, near Cannery Row, all too expensive, so we rang this one. The girl said she would honour the voucher, the GPS kept taking us to the... More

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Udine, Italy
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The El Castell Motel is easy to reach from the highway. It is a standard quality motel, where you can spend the night quietly and safely. Breakfast is minimal, but enough to start the day (the breakfast room is really small!!!). There is also a swimming pool. If you are on a journey, this motel provides you a useful support... More

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Address: 2102 North Fremont Street, Monterey, CA 93940
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — El Castell Motel 2*
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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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