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Econo Lodge Monterey Fairgrounds

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2042 N. Fremont St., Monterey, CA 93940
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Portland OR
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked because of the cheap price and location. Trash cans weren't emptied from previous people, but sheets and bathroom were clean. Advertised free wifi but it was so spotty and with such a low signal, I couldn't even use it. Free continental breakfast was just toast and coffee.

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Oakhurst, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nasty, filthy, discusting. Trash still on the floor from previous guest. Bed speads had, I dont know what, afraid to look too close. It was booked for us or I never would have stayed here. I was afraid to walk on the floors with my shoes on. The bathroom window (crank type) doesnt even lock. I am supost to stay... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We made the mistake of booking a 4 night stay here and my heart sank when I entered the room - it smelt so musky. If money was no object I would have just found somewhere else. The beds were made daily and the sheets were clean, but the blankets covering the beds were so revolting I would not let... More 

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Covington, Georgia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I'm not sure why in the world these folks charge what they charge for this "OLD, MUSTY, CHEAP, NASTY SMELLING," hotel. The counter top in the bathroom is broken and was obviously just shoved underneath the sink portion of the counter top - an accident just waiting to happen. They only left 1 washcloth for 3 folks and we couldn't... More 

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Covington, Georgia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Maybe my standards are a bit high, but when one walks into the bathroom and leans on the counter only to find the counter top to the sink in our room wasn't attached to the counter - it's an accident waiting to happen. They charge .25 cents/bucket for ice. Shouldn't a simple commodity such as ice come with the high... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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79 reviews 79 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Stayed one night on our way to San Francisco, and was satisfied with the service given. The breakfast was in the small lobby (only three seats available), and offered nothing special. Did not use the pool since it was a cold day, the rooms were spacious, and had a kitchenette which was a bonus. Had to pay a quarter for... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

If you are not ready to spend a lot of extra bucks to buy all princely comforts during your stay at Monterey Seaside and rather you would prefer to stay near the very happening Fremont St. with lots of different options to eat, drink and have fun, the Econo Lodge is a good choice for you. Service is so so... More 

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Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Arriving at night to Monterey, CA looking for a hotel through Hotels.com we decided for the Econo Lodge Monterey Fairgrounds . The price was $ 189 per night and for that price we imagined the hotel should be very good. Upon arrival we found out that it was a really cheap place. Dirty - we even found food left over... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed one night on the drive between LA and San Francisco. The biggest issue we had was the walls are tissue paper thin to the point where we could have joined in next door's conversation. We did request a room change, but none were available. TV and amenities were ok, the bathroom was tired but useable. Ample free parking,... More 

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Oakley, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

My reservation was from Thur through Monday. A day before I found out I would not be checking out on Monday, but on Sunday, but I needed the room Wed. When I got there they said I could not switch the days. So I ended paying for Wed. If your into shopping on tv then this is the place for... More 

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Address: 2042 N. Fremont St., Monterey, CA 93940
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Monterey Fairgrounds 2*
Number of rooms: 47
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Econolodge Monterey Fairgrounds
Monterey Econo Lodge

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