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Courtyard by Marriott Salinas Monterey

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17225 El Rancho Way, Salinas, CA 93907
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Ranked #8 of 26 Hotels in Salinas
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Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Comfortable stay, what you would expect at a Courtyard Marriott. The rooms looked updated, but the bathroom appeared overlooked. Stains on shower curtain and tub. In general, what you would find at other Courtyards.

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We had a few rooms while visiting Monterey. The rooms were extremely clean, fresh, and the property was well maintained. The beds comforable as well. The front staff were very helpful - especially after we checked in late. Victoria was really sweet and helpful in directing us as to where to eat brunch etc.

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Sacramento ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We got lucky with this one 😊....if you are visiting Monterey or Carmel on a holiday weekend, it can be difficult to find a good hotel at a good price. I prefer updated hotels, but most hotels by the coastline are very old and not necessarily upgraded. This one was nice surpise!!

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Morgantown, Pennsylvania
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Stayed during a short business trip from the East coast. Found the hotel to be representative of the Marriott brand, meaning well managed, maintained, clean and comfortable. This location is not adjacent to the highway so it is quiet and I could get some sleep. Staff was welcoming, and quite accommodating to my business needs. There is a shopping complex... More 

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ypsilanti
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29 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The staff at this property makes the place. Everyone from early morning to late evening were unfailingly pleasant, helpful and cheerful. Big kudos. Otherwise the hotel is exactly what you expect from a Courtyard, although the pool may be better than at others.

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Amerikaner im Schweiz
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Second time here in the past 16 months, and the place remains clean, quiet, well-managed enterprise an overnight stay for a travel around business. The location is great, right near the Black Bear Diner, wonderful comfort food not half a mile away. I'd recommend staying here for anybody who is on route between Northern and Southern California, or must stay... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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23 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Stayed here to avoid the crowds and pricey hotels near Monterey. Visited Carmel, Monterey, and Big Sur during the day, but came back here to rest. Was a good decision. The best customer service we have had in a while. Only set back was the first night in a room near everyone's Ford truck leaving for work from the nearby... More 

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MAGALIA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Marriott's Courtyard hotels are not all the same. Some need renovations, others lack good service. This one makes Marriott proud. From the friendly receptionist to the clean and fresh looking room everything was tops. Beds are still somewhat of a lotterie in most Courtyard hotels. Not here. We had a good night's rest and enjoyed the quiet location. Enough nearby... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Needed a place to stay near the Carmel/Monterey area since hotels were relatively more expensive in those areas, decided to stay here in Salinas. I had a wonderful experience. Staff was friendly and checkin was easy. My room was spacious and they even had a fridge placed for free. There was a good working table and the TV channel selection... More 

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Sylmar, California, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Clean rooms, courteous staff, indoor pool. Everything that I was looking for was in this hotel, I like the firmness of the mattress, the restaurant downstairs And the indoor pool. The staff are very nice and courteous!

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