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Motel 6 Salinas North - Monterey Area

140 Kern Street, US 101/El Camino Real at Market Street, Salinas, CA 93901
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

The motel is clean and well-located and the people friendly enough. But they insisted on photocopying my license. That violates California state law, and they are liable for a $250 fine if convicted. But the manager said that if I didn't allow the photocopying, I could not stay. Here's the appropriate section of the law, California Civil code 1747.08: They... More 

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Windsor, Connecticut, United States
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I stayed there for 5 days while attending the Monterey Jazz Festival. People behind the desk were very courteous and helpful to my needs. The room was excellent, very clean and well cared-for by the staff. There were many fire fighters at the Motel from the fires in Carmel and the Monterey-Salinas highway...nice to see these guys in action with... More 

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Cocoa, Fl
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Scariest place I've ever stayed in! This place had the sketchiest people I've ever seen.. laundering around the hall ways. All night.. very Louis.. Could hear all kinds of strange voices all night long till mid morning people constantly coming and going.. some looked like possible gang members.. I was raised in Miami and I'm used to diversity but this... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Salinas North - Monterey Area, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. We encourage you to contact... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

So we came up to Salinas to visit family. The whole area and hotels were booked, their was a Jazz festival and softball tournament going on. Knowing that I should of booked in advance which I usually do...because I know better. We ended up at this hotel, family of 4 with my elderly mom. So thank goodness we got a... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Salinas North - Monterey Area, responded to this review

Martina, Thank you for sharing your concerns. Please know the service issues you describe are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. Our staff aims to provide the highest level of hospitality to our guests through our customer service, but with your experience we have fallen short and would like to apologize for the service issues... More 

Roseville, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Average motel with newer rooms. Lack of towels but the beds comfy and clean. Wood floors are great for cleanliness as well. Everything works and the room looks fairly modern. Quite noisy in the area and book early if there are a lot events in the area. I'd stay again for the price and convenience of 101 and getting to... More 

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San Diego, California
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45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Let's start: no coffee pot, broken phone, dirty floor, dirty bathtub. Then add bed so soft the mattress sank at least 3 inches when you sat on it, flooring was laminate wood with no carpet and the only toiletry provided was one bar of soap.

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Salinas North - Monterey Area, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a... More 

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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I have never found a motel as dirty as this one. When we unpacked our beds we found hair, stains and wrinkly sheets as if the maid had not replaced them. My husband called the check-in desk asking for changing the bed sheets but the house keeping was closed so they gave us another room. How irritating finding that the... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Salinas North - Monterey Area, responded to this review

Dear Khloe, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. We do accommodate our smoking guests with assigned smoking rooms and are sorry you experienced dissatisfaction with the concerns you describe. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our... More 

New Delhi, India
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50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Did not run into any of the problems encountered by other reviewers. Room was decent, and reasonably clean. Did the job of sleeping our family well for one night, and that is all we wanted. Would stay again if I was in the area.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Stayed for one night, didn't expect much but was pleasantly surprised. Didn't want to pay expensive Monterey prices. Recent renovation and did the job that it needed to (checked in late, checked out early). Various eating establishments across the road so no problem with food. Quite noisy but did quiet down after midnight.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Stayed here for one night on our way down the CA coast in September. We were just looking for somewhere cheap to stay and this fit the bill. Salinas isn't that hard to navigate (nor is it that big) so it doesn't matter if you're close to downtown or not. This Motel 6 had clearly gone through the typical renovation... More 

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