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Laurel Inn Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   801 West Laurel Drive, Salinas, CA 93906
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Ranked #5 of 26 Hotels in Salinas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Morris County, NJ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice room, reasonable prices, and a good escape from Monterey when hotels there jack up the prices because of a special event. Only one complaint: we could hear everything in the adjacent room. And when people walked past our room outside. People weren't yelling or talking loudly, but the acoustics seemed to amplify everything ... including when I woke up... 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 during your recent visit to Monterey County. I apologize for the noise you found disruptive. Rooms with connecting doors do tend to magnify noise and again I apologize for any discomfort you experienced. Please feel free to call the front office anytime you have a concern. We appreciate your business and... More

Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The price is a good value - however, we experienced major problems with the reservations.com which we did not realize we used. I changed my reservation prior to the deadline to incur a fee and had to send 4 emails and make 5 phone calls to be sure it was done correctly since I was emailed the incorrect dates over... 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. Your feedback is important to us. I am so sorry for the difficulty you experienced in regards to the change in arrival date. Unfortunately when a room is booked through an outside booking agent we (the property) are limited to the changes we can make. I am glad that your... More

Kansas City, Missouri
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week in early October for the SCCA Runoffs at Laguna Seca. It was only about 15-20 minutes to the track. The rooms were quite, large and comfortable. Our room had been recently renovated with new carpet, paint and tiling in the bathroom. We had a secluded room on the backside of the hotel that was... 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, your feedback is important to us. I am delighted that your stay was enjoyable. The entire staff works with meticulous care to ensure the comfort of our guests. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More

portsmouth, VA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights in late October while visiting our family. Hotel was only 7 minutes from our family's apartment and had easy on off access to highway 101. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Breakfast was as expected when you hear continental. Hotel allowed for early check in. Pool looked awesome although we did not utilize it. Restaurant in... 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 during your recent visit to Salinas. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. It is our goal to meet and exceed the expectations of our guests. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More

Asheville, North Carolina, Usa
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145 reviews 145 reviews
81 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Quiet. The bed was comfortable. Poor "continental" breakfast. The front desk has 10% discount cards for a pretty good cafe next door. Nice staff. Reasonably priced for the area, which is why we stayed there.

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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. The Black Bear Diner is an excellent option for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More

Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

For a low cost option in the Monterey area, this motel is fine. Very clean room, the beds were decent, and they offer a breakfast. The breakfast is pretty basic - cereals, muffins, toast, bananas - but no eggs. The pool looked nice, although small, and there were refrigerators and coffee makers in the room. A decent place to overnight.

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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 during your recent visit to Salinas. Our properties central location provides our guests with easy access to all the wonderful things Monterey County has to offer. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More

San Mateo, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Laurel In is just off the highway, so it's easy to get anywhere from here. The Black Bear is a great little place to get a meal. In July is when I first stayed at the hotel. The staff was very nice and helpful. Shawna was great help, when the rooms had been booked over the weekend she always seem... 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 of our property, your feedback is very important to us. Our staff works diligently to meet and exceed the expectations of our guests. When the motel has limited vacancy we often have to think of creative solutions to provide accommodation our customers. I am delighted that Shawna’s customer service stood... More

San Luis Obispo, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This motel was exceptionally clean and had many amenities I would not normally expect to find in a little motel. The staff was very friendly. Even fresh cookies in the lobby. The pool was large. Bathroom was completely upgraded and new. Bed comfortable. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again

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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 during your recent visit to Salinas. The staff works meticulously to meet and exceed the expectations of our guests. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More

Adelaide, Australia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
42 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed here while visiting Mazda Raceway @ Laguna Seca and found it very good value for money. Friendly check in, room 217, upstairs, old style motel, very clean, quite roomy, small fridge, thin walls, loud banging doors. Enough towels, basic continental breakfast. Would stay here again if we were in the area. Black Bear Diner next door was good... 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, your feedback is important to us. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay. Our close proximity to racetrack as well as everything else the beautiful Monterey Peninsula has to offer makes the Laurel Inn the perfect choice when visiting the area. We appreciate your business and look forward to your... More

New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and found it to be an easy drive to Monterey and MUCH cheaper than the hotels there. I booked our room on priceline and did not have the bait and switch issue that I see other reviewers noting. Our room was spotless, well kept and appeared to have a new bathroom (or at least... 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 during your recent visit to Salinas. When a room is booked through an online booking agent, as with any other method of booking rooms, we honor the room type that is reserved and are happy to accommodate a change at the guests’ directive if we have the availability. We do not... 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*
Number of rooms: 145
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