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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 #10 of 26 Hotels in Salinas
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is great if you are looking for a quick place to stay. Our room was clean and we had enough space for us to relax and get some rest on our road trip exploring out west. The beds were comfortable and the bathroom space was large enough. There were plenty of towels and our room had a large... More 

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Rancho Cordova, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good customer service. The bed was terrible and the pillows were worse. We basically came late and left super early so other than the bed and the pillow being horrifically uncomfortable, it was ok. The gun shots that rang out a few times, were a little unsettling too.

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Salinas, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked in to find that the room was never cleaned. I called the front desk to be told to wait until the morning to fix the problem. I demanded my money back and was told he would give me clean sheets for me to clean room. He was very upset about me waking him . I will never stay... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice up to date clean rooms Beds are comfy plenty of linens and toiletries, hotel staff are friendly. Parking is very minimal, not very easy to find an Entrance to elevator or stairs if your staying on 2nd and 3rd floors. Even though hotel is located pretty close to busy highway it's not too noisy

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Room was in disrepair and not clean. Staff barely spoke English and got dates all mixed up then tried to blame me for their confusion. Every morning the water tasted like salt and had to run for an extended amount of time. Bathroom exhaust fan did not work and it's cover fell from the ceiling. Vending machine took money but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Super nice at check in. They made it simple and quick. The room was clean and fresh, comfy beds. Was nice to see microwave and fridge too. They honored the Internet price too. No frills but none were needed. It felt safe and was clean. That's what we needed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Howard Johnson Inn Salinas was very centrally located and easy to find. The front desk personnel was friendly and welcoming. The room were very clean and inviting. Good amenities!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

First of all, the area that this hotel is in is terrible (as in scary)! The room was decent...sheets didn't look super clean and we were given only 1 bath towel (thankfully they were quick to get us another), watching TV later in the evening was interesting as we had a greeting of "welcome to Salinas, enjoy your stay" that... More 

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Indio, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My hotel room was very clean, adequate in size and well maintained. I appreciated that it was a smoke free environment. The hotel staff, from the front desk to housekeeping, were gracious and accommodating. The location is great for easy access to Monterey and other nearby towns. The only negative comment I have is that the room walls should be... More 

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