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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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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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 1 week 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 2 weeks ago

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
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Newark, New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This hotel although not fancy was a great find. Very reasonably priced, comfortable and quiet. We would have like to stay in Carmel but needed 2 hotels rooms and it's quite expensive so this was a perfect solution only about 15 min away. Would definitely stay here again!!!

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

The Laurel Inn is a fantastic choice while visiting Monterey County, I am so glad you decided to stay with us. Our property is centrally located with easy access to all points of interest on the Monterey Peninsula. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. . More

Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We have just stayed for 1 night at this motel and were pleasantly surprised. We normally stay at 4* hotels so we're apprehensive about this motel despite reviewing other Trip Advisor comments - we needn't have worried. The receptionist was genuinely friendly and not condescending; rooms were very clean and the continental breakfast good; beds were ok but extra pillows... 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. I am delighted to see that your stay was enjoyable. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More

Kerhonkson, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I would stay there, again. We just needed a place to stay during a roadtrip and this motel was perfect. Reasonable pricing and a very clean room. I highly recommend staying here if you need a clean place to stay.

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

Thank you for choosing the Laurel Inn during your recent visit to Monterey County. Meeting and exceeding our guests’ expectations is our highest priority. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More

Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Must mention the kind and attentive staff at the desk. Very clean for a motel style hotel in this area in our experience. Big draw - the Black Bear restaurant next door! Downside - we did move for similarly price deals at chain hotels in area with more upscale accommodations. But we have paid fullprice fro Laurel, So if you... More

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

I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay here at the Laurel Inn. Meeting and exceeding our customers’ expectations is our ultimate goal. Thank you for choosing the Laurel Inn and we look forward to your future reservations. 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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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Spanish exterior - 1 mi to city center, 1 mi to major shopping. ... more   less 
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