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Residence Inn Salinas

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   17215 El Rancho Way, Salinas, CA 93907
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Ranked #2 of 26 hotels in Salinas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014
knowleshill Goldrush County, California
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Goldrush County, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

My husband had to make a quick trip to Salinas for an appointment. My 2 sons and I decided to make a field trip out if it and visit the aquarium in Monterey while my husband attended his meeting. Normally we would stay in a bed and breakfast but because this was a fast trip, decided to stay in Salinas.... More

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DJCarlsen, General Manager at Residence Inn Salinas, responded to this review

Dear knowleshill, Thanks for taking the time to write such a well written and thought-out review for our hotel. We really appreciate you taking the time to do so. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay at our property and thank you for your giving us an opportunity to show you we can stand up to the bed and... More

Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I stayed at this hotel almost continuously from December 2013 to March 2014. The manager, Denna, and her team constantly went out of their way to make me and my team feel welcome. The rooms were roomy and comfortable. The food was high qualiy. In particular, Denise, who worked as hostess in the kitchen, was always friendly and put her... More

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DJCarlsen, General Manager at Residence Inn Salinas, responded to this review

Dear Alan, Thank you for your comments. We are very fortunate to have so many great reviews here on TripAdvisor and I greatly appreciate you adding your experience. I would like to personally "Thank You" for recognizing the efforts myself and the team "ESPECIALLY DENISE" have put into making our guests stay enjoyable. We will miss welcoming you home every... More

Fair Oaks, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The room was great... great service and nice breakfast!! Only down side was, I could not get cell service in my room, and was unable to connect to the hotels wifi.. Otherwise very nice stay! Front desk service was tops!!

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DJCarlsen, General Manager at Residence Inn Salinas, responded to this review

Dear Julie M, Thank you for taking the time to express your thoughts and concerns regarding our WiFi, as of today we just completed an upgrade to our WiFi services so rest assure on your next visit we will meet your technical expectations. All our staff was so pleased to read your comments, our whole team are really proud of... More

Fremont, California
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394 reviews 394 reviews
53 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We used a Marriott credit card free night certificate to stay here. The actual room price is quite expensive but the room is very clean and nice with a seating area, a small dining table, a work desk, a kitchen area, and a spacious bathroom. The complimentary breakfast is quite extensive with several cereals, oatmeal, muffins, toast, bagels, fruits, and... More

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DJCarlsen, General Manager at Residence Inn Salinas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. I was delighted to read your review and your very kind comments regarding the facilities and services that we offer. It is greatly appreciated when our visitors have enjoyed their experience with us, so much so, that they share this experience with us and other reviewers. We would like to... More

Napa, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
19 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

What a treat! Albeit pricey. Residence Inn is a part of the Marriott hospitality empire. We were there to visit family and to conclude some business. From that last standpoint, here is the best place in Salinas for the Business Traveler; for whom the Hotel was designed. We were overnighters, longer stays are common. SERVICE: Swift, accurate and comprehensive. Good... More

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DJCarlsen, General Manager at Residence Inn Salinas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to express your thoughts and concerns. All our staff was so pleased to read your comments about our level of customer service, our whole team are really proud of our hotel and pride themselves on their customer service levels and it is always rewarding to see our guests recognizing this. Your comments are highly... More

Denver, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Our visit was due to a family member being gravely ill. The entire staff was very helpful during our stay. We would like to give big hugs and thanks to these staff members in particular. Christina, Samantha, Denise, and Greg. These folks did everything possible to make our stay as stress free as possible. Samantha took the time to hand... More

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DJCarlsen, General Manager at Residence Inn Salinas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. I was delighted to read your review and your very kind comments regarding the facilities, "STAFF" and services that we offer. It is greatly appreciated when our visitors have enjoyed their experience with us, so much so, that they share this experience with us and other reviewers. We would like... More

Marin County, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I just stayed at the Residence Inn as I was in Monterey for business. Unfortunately the rate at the Marriott was just a bit too high to justify staying there. I was relieved that the Residence Inn was at least nicer than the Courtyard next door (that I won't stay at again). I prefer the more spacious layout that Residence... More

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DJCarlsen, General Manager at Residence Inn Salinas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. I was delighted to read your review and your very kind comments regarding our staff. It is greatly appreciated when our visitors have enjoyed their experience with us, so much so, that they share this experience with us and other reviewers. We would like to express our sincerest gratitude for... More

Palm desert
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

Stayed during a difficult time. The front desk was amazing and very accommodating. Denise was the sweetest hardest worker, Marriott is lucky to have her as a dedicated team member. If we are ever in need of a place to stay near Monterey, Ca This will be our choice.

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DJCarlsen, General Manager at Residence Inn Salinas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to express your thoughts. All our staff especially Denise was so pleased to read your comments, our whole team are really proud of our hotel and pride themselves on their customer service levels and it is always rewarding to see our guests recognizing this. Your comments are highly valuable to us and will assist... More

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We stayed at the Residence Inn for a birthday weekend and it was a wonderful place to stay! The experience started off wonderfully— thanks to amazing customer service at the front desk (Lynnzee). Lynnzee was extremely courteous, welcoming, friendly, and professional. It made checking in a breeze and... well, fun— so thank you, Lynnzee! We ended up staying in a... More

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DJCarlsen, General Manager at Residence Inn Salinas, responded to this review

I'm so glad to hear you had a great stay with us. It's our goal to make sure all of our guests have an amazing stay. Lynnzee was especially grateful that she was able to make your stay more enjoyable. Once again, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We look forward to the opportunity of serving... More

Sacramento, California
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
35 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Check in was quick and easy. Given free wifi as a rewards member. My room was at the very end of the very long hallway, which was fine for me for one night but would have been less pleasant for an extended stay. My fridge had a leak on the inside and was dripping water. Otherwise the room was fine... More

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DJCarlsen, General Manager at Residence Inn Salinas, responded to this review

Dear Em5585, Thank you so much for your feedback of our hotel. I am deeply sorry we did not meet your expectations I assure you that this is not the norm you should expect from our hotel. The feedback we receive from our valued guests, like you, enables us to target problem areas and take the necessary actions to ensure... More

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Address: 17215 El Rancho Way, Salinas, CA 93907
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Location: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Salinas 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Get FREE high-speed Internet access at this Residence Inn. Located just 20 minutes from scenic Monterey and Carmel, the Residence Inn by Marriott Salinas Monterey is your home away from home. Residence Inn by Marriott has perfected the extended-stay experience by combining all the comforts of home with our passion for making every guest feel welcome. Our suites offer separate living and sleeping areas with fully equipped kitchens. Here, in the heart of the fertile Salinas Valley, you are mere moments from the top agriculture companies in the country, such as Fresh Express, Dole, Tanimura & Antle, and Taylor Farms. For leisure activities, we enjoy a close partnership with the National Steinbeck Center and its cultural facility, and within moments, you may enjoy the mesmerizing sites and tastes of Fisherman's Wharf, Cannery Row, the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, the 17-Mile Drive and Carmel-by-the-Sea. ... more   less 
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