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Laurel Inn Motel

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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bilbao, Spain
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Por lo pagado me sorprendio la calidad. Esperaba un motel cutre pero nada mas lejos. Staff very nice. Beautiful room and very clean. The breakfast was included also. Simple but sufficient. Good experience. Location not so good

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FB, California
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122 reviews 122 reviews
15 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We had a very nice room, and were able to park outside our door. The only drawback was the adjoining room. About 9:30, a bunch of people loudly speaking spanish congregated outside our door. We didn't know it at the time, but the manager had assigned us next door (even though there were several vacant rooms between our room and... 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 very important. It helps pin point any areas where we can improve the guest experience. I am delighted that you continually make the Laurel Inn your choice while visiting Salinas. The staff works meticulously to meet and exceed the expectations of our guests. If you experience anything... More 

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Stayed there under clc plan. Clean facility, beds werent bad, very nice people in office. May want to skip their breakfast though. Good wifi. Very clean pool, with lounge chairs. A big plus for the summer. Not a bad stay.

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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 

Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've reviewed this Motel in the past for Tripadvisor. We have been staying there at times for over 30 years when traveling the 101, visiting Monterey or relatives living in the area. This time it was for a New Years celebration with relatives. We still believe there is no better place for the money anywhere in the area. We had... 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. Our goal is to meet and exceed the expectations of all our guests. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More 

Sacramento, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed here on our way to the Hearst Castle. Very convenient location right off the freeway. This hotel had comfortable beds, and was sparkly clean. I really enjoyed our stay there. We paid about 70$ per night, which is a great price for this place. Right next to the hotel there is a Black Bear restaurant.

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

I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. The staff works meticulously to meet and exceed the expectations of our guests. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More 

Bakersfield, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My Family has stayed here at least one hundred times over the last twenty years, and this is probably the best freeway-side hotel in Salinas. They are currently working on the rooms to Update them. Strengths-Friendly Staff. Fresh cookies on PM Check-in; the Black Bear Diner on Premeses is OUTSTANDING. THey will do their best to give you everything that... 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 very important. It helps pin point any areas where we can improve the guest experience. I am delighted that you continually make the Laurel Inn your choice while visiting Salinas. The staff works meticulously to meet and exceed the expectations of our guests. If you experience anything... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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109 reviews 109 reviews
67 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a nice place to stop heading to San Francisco. The rooms are clean, simple and large and this is a motel characteristic of USA. It is a good value for money. There is a restaurant near the motel, and the breakfast is nice for a motel of this category.

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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. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More 

Glendora, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Laurel Inn Motel is rated better on TripAdvisor than a lot of the motel chains one expects to be rated higher than an independent motel. The price is really great. The room was clean, the bed was firm, which I like, not quite so well liked by my husband, wifi was strong in our room and free, kthe breakfast was... 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. Our goal is to meet and exceed the expectations of all our guests. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More 

Morris County, NJ
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

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 

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