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Laurel Inn Motel

801 West Laurel Drive, Salinas, CA 93906
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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 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was looking for an inexpensive hotel/motel near Monterey. This hotel is very budget conscious at about half the price of any place closer to Monterey. A simple 30 minute drive from the hotel to the Monterey Aquarium. The rooms are large enough for two to move around comfortably. The bed was nice to sleep in. We chose a downstairs... More 

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San Jose, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a dump!!! Upon check in we were given a smoking room that reeked horribly of old, stale cigarette smoke. When we went back to the office to request a room change they informed us they were full and it was impossible to switch us. I know that it's always possible to make a switch, the morons at the front... More 

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Beaconsfield, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large, clean rooms conveniently located near the highway at half the cost of many other hotels in the region. This was an overnight stopover during a drive down to LA and perfect for our need . Friendly staff, efficient service. Great value .

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked. this hotel because alll the hotels in Monterey or Carmel were sold out or too much for our budget and We were pleasantly suprise for the price we pay .The staff were really nice , the room was clean , the bed is comfy , and the breakfast is above average , We will come back if need... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were passing through Salinas on our way south and spent the night here. As others have mentioned, the prices in the area can be pretty pricey and Laurel inn is very reasonably priced. There is a nice pool with a small hot tub that my family enjoyed. Breakfast is provided. The front desk staff were friendly and the room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotels in Central/Northern California can be expensive. So, we opted for a moderately priced property between our destinations before and after this stay. The Laurel Inn gets very good reviews, and rightly so. It is an older, but well maintained property, our room was impeccably clean and air conditioned, there is a continental breakfast included in the rate, so what... More 

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Porterville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location was easy to find hotel is near salinas mall and other main stores as well, clean place great customer service with office staff. The only thing the was a downer was that there were no rooms available when I got there to check in maybe 12 noon was to early but other than that it was a great stay

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

First impressions were bad with receptionist having no customer service skills, ignoring my questions re breakfast times etc, then giving me the worst room for highway noise, despite having requested a quiet room & being booked for weeks. She then changed me to another room, again extremely noisy but at the other end of the complex, saying she had nothing... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We visited the Laurel Inn for only one night, but it wasn't very good. Wifi didn't work, then started working the next morning. It was very slow internet. The air conditioner is verrrrry loud and it was difficult to sleep with. The bathroom is not private, it's just open. The only private area is a tiny room with a toilet... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I have reviewed this motel a few times in recent years here in tripadvisor. Visiting Salinas at times for well over 30 years, I always try to stay here at the Laurel Inn. I reserved three rooms on this visit over the 4th of July Holiday Weekend, for my wife and I, two adult daughters in another and the third,... More 

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