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Econo Lodge Monterey Fairgrounds

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2042 N. Fremont St., Monterey, CA 93940
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Ranked #53 of 54 Hotels in Monterey
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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 4 weeks ago

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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

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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Cardiff
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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
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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
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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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