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Howard Johnson Inn Salinas

2.5 of 5
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131 John Street, Salinas, CA 93901
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Ranked #9 of 26 Hotels in Salinas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place, and staff were terrible!! First of all, the photos are not at all what the real thing looks like! My wife and I arrived at this hotel, after having read all the positive reviews, and looked at the photos. What a bad experience this was. Initial impression was that the whole building looked run down. The two men... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Was exhausted after working the AT&T golf tournament and did not have any expectations for this hotel. What a nice surprise. A nice size room with a king bed, very nice shower, and a nice flat-screen television all made my stay very pleasant. The internet and the morning breakfast were both fine. One nice service touch was the fact that,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nice facility. Beds are very comfortable, has computer available in lobby (but unable to do much, due to security restrictions/errors) Biggest gripe is that the clc rooms that were usually given are #107, 108, 109. And those rooms have inadequate wi-fi signal. (Esp. 107) Good tv channel selection, but older tube tv's. Also, overheard other person here on business, had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I was a little concerned at first because the prices were so good I thought it was too good to be true but the place was nice and clean and the breakfast was good. I would definitely stay here when I visit my family again. I looked into the Marriott and it was double the price. I do not need... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The rooms are always clean and Jay and his staff are always very friendly. The hotel offers a good value and they genuinely appreicate your business.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The hotel was clean. But was not the best part of town. It was the best deal for short notice. The price was half of what you would pay for the Marriot and Hampton. Breakfast was included real basic-waffles, muffins, juice and yogurt. No eggs. I'm not sure if I'd stay here again because I'm usually with my kids and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised to find that this hotel was more than I expected. I was meeting family for a short stay in Salinas and wanted something economical and clean. The parking area is small but well lit and there is enough parking for guests. The gentleman at the reception desk was polite and had me checked in quickly. The... More 

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