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Laurel Inn Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   801 West Laurel Drive, Salinas, CA 93906
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Ranked #4 of 26 hotels in Salinas
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Issaquah, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed again at the Laurel Inn this year with the Alpha Romeo Car Club and there have been new upgrades to the bed linens and even a new hot tub. Rooms were very reasonable and included a continental breakfast each morning. This is a very quiet hotel and had good access to Laguna Seca and Monterey. Book early though... More

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Bay Area, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We needed to book a motel off 101 between Silicon Valley and central Calif (Pismo Beach) The reviews were good, so we booked The Laurel Inn. For a motel, it's pretty nice. Lightly heated pool, comfortable beds, clean room, safe grounds, good restaurant on site. Also, a decent breakfast room. The same room would easily be $100-$200 more per night... More

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Long Beach, CA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
19 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Second time staying here. First the good: refurbished pool and hot tub; rooms appear to have also been refurbished. The rates are still competitive [about $25.00 less per night than the Hampton]. The not so good: there are no public restrooms at the pool or available elsewhere nearby; request for ground floor room ignored.

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Cherryville, North Carolina, USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice, extra large rooms. Clean, quiet, and affordable. Breakfast was standard fare and was adequate to get us on the road. Check in staff was friendly. Absolutely no issues or problems with our one night stay here. Good resturant located on property. Highly recommend.

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Laurel_Inn801, Guest Relations Manager at Laurel Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of our property. I am delighted to see your stay was enjoyable. We appreciate your business and look forward to your return. More

Millville, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

(copied and pasted from my personal review on Expedia... so please forgive me for not retyping!) Booked 2 nights Memorial Day weekend (was doing the Santa Cruz/Monterey sightseeing gig) and I had booked the Laurel Inn Salinas because I got 2 nights for the price of 1 in Monterey! Exceptionally easy to find (right off 101), counter staff were very... More

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Laurel_Inn801, Guest Relations Manager at Laurel Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for making the Laurel Inn your choice on your recent visit to Salinas. I am delighted to see you enjoyed your stay. We are meticulous in our effort to meet and exceed our guests’ expectations. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More

Oceanside, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel is an excellent choice at the price point. My room was clean, the breakfast was continental sparse but free, the front desk cookies were very good, in short this is a good deal and I would return.

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Laurel_Inn801, Guest Relations Manager at Laurel Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for making the Laurel Inn your choice on your recent visit to Salinas. The entire staff works with meticulous care to ensure your stay is enjoyable. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More

Salt Lake City
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85 reviews 85 reviews
25 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night at the Laurel Inn Motel. It is older, but it is very clean and well maintained. The woman who checked us in was very nice. The room was spacious, clean, and comfortable. We didn't use the pool, but it looked nice. Breakfast was typical, but good enough. The price was very reasonable and one of the... More

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Laurel_Inn801, Guest Relations Manager at Laurel Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am delighted to see your stay was pleasant and enjoyable. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More

Oceanside
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

You could do far worse than to stay at this motel. The staff is friendly, the rooms are clean and included wifi, fridge, and blow dryer, and the pool and whirlpool are inviting. The breakfast is continental sparse but of good quality. I would have preferred Splenda of equal over the pink stuff (saving in the wrong place).

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Laurel_Inn801, Guest Relations Manager at Laurel Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, your feedback is important to us. Splenda is a great suggestion. I have forwarded it to the food and beverage manager. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations More

Shell Beach. CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Needed a place to stay en route to San Francisco. My expectations were not high as the price was very reasonable. What a pleasant surprise! The front desk clerk was friendly, a tray of freshly baked cookies was an added bonus. Our request for a quiet room was honored -- didn't hear a thing all night! The furnishings in the... More

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Laurel_Inn801, Guest Relations Manager at Laurel Inn Motel, responded to this review

I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. The entire staff here at the Laurel Inn works meticulously to meet and exceed your expectations. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More

Ramona, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This hotel/motel has been in Salinas for at least the 30 years I have been traveling there. I never thought of trying it, but this trip we decided to do so since we had family members on the north side of town. Glad we did. Apparently it had just gone through some minor renovation, with new paint, accents and room... More

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Laurel_Inn801, Guest Relations Manager at Laurel Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your business and look forward to your return. More

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Address: 801 West Laurel Drive, Salinas, CA 93906
Location: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Laurel Inn Motel 2*
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