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Laurel Inn Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   801 West Laurel Drive, Salinas, CA 93906
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Ranked #3 of 26 hotels in Salinas
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in April for 3 nights while visiting relatives. This was at least or 3rd or 4th stay at this motel. The pool was closed, due to construction, was too cold to swim anyway. Our room was nothing fancy, but was indeed comfortable and the price was right. We did have a coffee pot, small refrigerator and wi-fi access... More

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New York City, New York
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80 reviews 80 reviews
22 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a bad place to stay. Rooms are comfortable and nice. The area itself is not that great. The pool of the hotel was closed and the fridge of the room didn't work but the stayed itself was nice? Very affordable and cozy. Will definitely stay again here.

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Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a reservation. Nothing mentioned about pool and spa under construction until late summer 2014. No reduction in price I was told. Given a room directly overlooking construction mess. Then given another room. We would have left if we weren't so tired. The overhead lights were strong spotlights. There were no table or wall lamps. Breakfast room and food was... More

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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were back up to Salinas for a relative's 80th birthday celebration and we also did some geocaching around town. This motel continues to be one of the best places to stay when visiting anywhere around the Monterey Peninsula. Over the years, you're lucky to get a room without a reservation. Again, we didn't have time to... More

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

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Laurel Inn during your recent visit to Monterey County. I am delighted to see that you once again enjoyed your stay. The staff works diligently to meet and exceed the expectations of all our guests. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future reservations. More

Napa, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

801 W. Laurel Drive, Salinas, CA 831-449-2474 There is family closeby and this is a great place for families as well as business travelers. Laurel Inn is a survivor of many decades of changes in the economy. Thanks to alert and careful management, it has flourished when others have not. It is about a 3.5 hour drive from home in... 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 review our property, we greatly appreciate your feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay! The entire staff works diligently to meet and exceed the expectations of our guests. We look forward to your future reservations. More

Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This is a motel, just off the highway, and our room cost about eighty bucks. We weren't expecting much, and the result was that we were pleasantly surprised. The room was nothing fancy, but the beds were comfortable, the room was very clean, and the shower and bathroom were decent. Free breakfast wasn't anything to write home about, but it... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. Your feedback is very important to us. I am delighted to see you enjoyed your stay. Relaxing in the hot tub after a long day is always nice. We also have a dry sauna in our pool area. Again, thank you for taking the time to review our... More

Sacramento California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

My daughter & I recently stayed one night at the motel while rolling in around 1130 PM. Though it was somewhat annoying having to transact the check in through a bank teller type window, it's understandable given the state of the world and the time of night. But the employee couldn't have been nicer and had us in our 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 review our property. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay. The staff works meticulously to meet and exceed any expectations you may have and that your entire experience from beginning to end is positive. We look forward to your future reservation. More

Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We booked this off Yelp recommendations and we were pleasantly surprised. We were on day 5 of our weeklong roadtrip from up Seattle, the previous night we had camped in the Pfeiffer State Park and we needed some good sleep. And that we did get in the comfy beds. The room was really clean and spacious. We did not face... 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 review our property, we greatly appreciate the feedback. A comfortable bed and a spotless room after a long day of traveling is a wonderful thing and we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay. The staff here at the Laurel Inn strives to meet and exceed the expectations of our guests.... More

Alvin
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This drive up to your door motel was perfect for unloading our van for the night. The room was very clean with ample space. The beds were comfortable.. It had a mini fridge but no microwave but you could use the microwave in the breakfast area. The breakfast area was also very clean and neat and monitored by someone who... More

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

I was pleased to see you found your stay enjoyable. The entire staff works diligently to ensure your experience here at the Laurel Inn is pleasant. In addition to the breakfast room microwave we also have a microwave in the office. We gladly offer its use to you any time before 11pm. Thank you so much for taking the time... More

burbank
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

At first, the room was clean and looks great. Shower was great too. However, when night came, the heater was horrible! it kept us awake all night. When it first comes on, we would hear about 12 clicks (as if the pilot light was trying to ignite, if it was a gas heater). Finally, when the heat came on, it... 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 review our property. I am so sorry you experienced an issue with the heater in your room. Maintenance did check the heater in that room the day you reported your complaint and found no mechanical issue. The heater in the second room that was offered to you also had no mechanical issue but... More

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Additional Information about Laurel Inn Motel

Also Known As:
Laurel Hotel
Laurel Hotel Salinas
Laurel Motel Salinas
Address: 801 West Laurel Drive, Salinas, CA 93906
Location: United States > California > Salinas
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 26 hotels in Salinas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Laurel Inn Motel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Spanish exterior - 1 mi to city center, 1 mi to major shopping. ... more   less 
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