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Econo Lodge Monterey Fairgrounds

2.0 of 5
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2042 N. Fremont St., Monterey, CA 93940
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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San Clemente, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Terribly disappointed. The room was dirty. The TV and remote was broken. Two lights didn't turn on. The baseboards were separated from the wall where bugs were found. The stove was filthy. Tile was missing from the bathroom sink. The screen was ripped and the window did not lock. I'm very easy to please and don't complain but this hotel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A 4 star hotel rate during Monterey week in a deplorable 1/2 star(less) condition should forewarn attendees to plan WAY ahead of time to avoid this place. The only consolation is the clean towels and basic bedding sheets plus the available hot water.

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We stopped in late in the evening and were charged $200 for a room with a bathroom that had obviously not been cleaned. There was hair in the shower and a build up of scum on the soap holder. The main bed had a huge dip in the mattress. Carpet was disgusting. To top it off, I woke up with... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

When booking I asked for a downstairs room with 2 beds since there were four of us and 3 of us are handicapped and 2 seniors. I was told they don't have ANY rooms with 2 beds downstairs. I figure we'll grin and bare the steps. We were able to see into other empty rooms and they do have rooms... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This place was horrible. DO NOT STAY HERE! I woke up at 2 AM to bed bugs on my face and arms. Panicked I called the manager who said she didn't receive any complaints the night before so I was lying. She said if I didn't like her hotel to leave. Worst hotel experience EVER. Obtaining a refund was also... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

I did not like this place whatsoever. While checking in the employee was talking on his cell phone and had unnecessary sun glasses on (and not the prescription kind). He was polite, I'll give him that. So me and my bf got our room key and went to our room. The room looked like it was poorly renivated. They had... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Floors were dirty. Wifi so-so. Shower filthy. Not sure if there were critters in the bedding or not! Should be closed down by the Department of Health. Continental Breakfast was what expected. Coffee, juice and toast. Worst $130.00 I ever spent.

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I spent two nights here - very comfortable. I checked in at 1 AM, the registration was quick and yes, the room door opened easily! Comfortable and Clean bed - Neat bathroom! It was a great value (and location) for what I paid. The rooms did not smell musty ... The chair seats were stained - and that was the... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

While wanting to visit beautiful Big Sur and Carmel I decided to fly into San Jose Airport, rent a car and drive to Monterey to stay for the duration on my visit. Upon checking in, it went quickly and I found my room. It took my at least 5 minutes to open my door. Not sure if it was sticking... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

First off I want to say that we are not ritzy types that live in the lap of luxury. We usually stay in Motel 6 or Best Western style hotel/motels. However this place literally disgusting. Shower hardware falling out of the wall, plug outlet covers broken in half, carpet that literally turned your feet black just from walking across it... More 

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