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Comfort Inn & Suites Salinas

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   181 Kern St., Salinas, CA 93905 (Formerly Quality Inn)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I decided to stay at this hotel at last moment. Because I couldn't get decent booking in Monterey. My choice worked out better. Very nice place and very helpful staff. They made sure my room was ok once I went to room. Breakfast bar was great. I highly recommend this to everyone traveling to Monterey area. This way you would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We are traveling cross country and finally made it to the west coast from Cincinnati Ohio. I found this hotel from trip finder and it is also on our Choice Family rewards card. The cost was $89 + tax and well worth it. It's not the most expensive hotel we stayed in but 1 of the best! We asked which... More 

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Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Comfort Inn in Salinas, CA, is kept immaculate! The staff is fantastic! Front desk at check in provided great recomendations for the area. Do not miss the italian recommendaion. It is unbeliveable and you will need a take-home box. Make sure the amount on checkin is the same as the amount at checkout....mine was not. Manager said my rewards member... More 

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gmKalpna, General Manager at Comfort Inn & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback. It is very much appreciated and our entire hotel staff is pleased that your stay with us was very pleasant. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This hotel calls itself a 4 Star accommodation. It would be lucky to get a 1 Star from me. We booked a non-smoking room. Our room smelled so strongly of smoke, that we spent half of the night coughing. There was a cockroach in our room, also. There was no manager to whom to complain and so we were told... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The rating above is for the property itself, which I'd describe as a standard motel with a half-decent pool. The service, unfortunately, is much worse, and deserves less than one star. I was overcharged by almost half the price of my stay for allegedly "stinking up the room with smoke." Maybe that had something to do with why the room... More 

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gmKalpna, General Manager at Comfort Inn & Suites Salinas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, As per hotel policy, we explain to guests of our no smoking policy in non-smoking rooms. If you would like to smoke, please kindly request smoking rooms as we do have some available at our property. The no smoking policy is enforced strictly so that the room is always a non-smoking room. It is important to us that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Website advertises rooms at $89; we got there after midnight, parking lot NOT full, and they told us $98, but came down so we wouldn't leave. Though clean, the room was shoe-box size and the tv had 'No Signal', so no news or entertainment. There were only two outlets to charge devices, and one was ready to come out of... More 

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Longview, Washington
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92 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We were heading home from a 2 week trip to AZ and had planned to spend the night in Gilroy. I nearly always make reservations in advance, but we weren't quite sure what days we would be heading home, so decided to just call ahead the day of our arrival. We stopped in Salinas to call a hotel in Gilroy.... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Much better choices out there. Rooms are small, everything feels dirty and in need of maintenance. Fitness center is gross and the machines don't work. They even cable the iron to the ironing board and the hair dryer to the wall. Makes you wonder how safe it is to leave anything personal there for any amount of time.

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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Stayed for an overnight as we traveled south. Pros: Heated indoor pool that my kids loved was very clean. Courteous front desk staff. Convenient to Highway 101. Clean room. Gas stations very close. Fridge in the room. Cons: Small room- OK As we were just overnight. Food nearby is all fast food. If you want something else get in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Had business all week in this area of the state. I stayed at a couple of other properties closer to my appointments, but wished I had just stayed at this hotel the entire time. The front desk person was very helpful and nice. Rooms were large and the fitness center was sufficient. Overall, the hotel was very clean. Even the... More 

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Address: 181 Kern St., Salinas, CA 93905 (Formerly Quality Inn)
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Location: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Comfort Inn & Suites Salinas 2*
Number of rooms: 61
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