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Motel 6 Salinas South

1257 De La Torre Blvd, Salinas, CA 93905
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  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

They have totally renovated this hotel. Right? We decided to visit the Monterey area during Motor Week on short notice. Unfortunately, this was the only place available. Based on previous reviews, they may have slapped a new coat of paint on the place, but they haven't conquered their bug problem. My ten year old daughter, who is allergic to bug... More 

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I'am impressed, last time I was here it was plain.But Now, WOW. Newly Remolded, now it's the place to go to.Rooms are Really Nice, some have micro's & mini fridge's. There is also Truck & Rv parking. Electronic Security. I know I'll be back again. So if you need a place to stay, go to Motel 6 South Salinas ca.

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Pasadena, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Stopped here during an unplanned road trip. Price was great, but the rest was average. I asked for a non-smoking room, but our room had ashtrays. There was a strange (pet?) odor, that was not pleasant, but we were tired and just needed to sleep so we just accepted the room as it was. Everything about the room was basic.

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Santa Ana, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Yes, the hotel is basic and small, but if you are in a budget and travel to Monterey, Ca. as often as we do this Motel is okay, a lot of parking. There is a jack and a dennys right around the corner, like 20steps. Front office is great, they always keep your room reserved even if you arrive after... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We had a sudden change of plans and. having never stayed in a motel 6, thought it would be a cheap option for the night....How wrong we were, having a room at the 'back' of the motel we pulled around to find the three car parks in front of our room filled with some sort of 'gangsters' laying over the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Stayed at Motel 6 two weeks ago for a work trip. It was during Automotive Week, so everything else was booked or way too expensive. Located in an industrial area off the freeway, the only good thing about it was the proximity to nearby Monterey (which was still 30 minutes away). Staff was INCOMPETENT. Could not figure out how to... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Its in the middle of an industrial area along with a few other cheap chain motels. Its very dated but also very cheap, we stayed here during a busy weekend in Monterey (there was a luxury car festival or something) and the room was still much cheaper than similar type places in Monterey or Carmel. Its a half hour drive... More 

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La Paz, Bolivia
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34 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

For the area close to san francisco (monterey, carmel, salinas), this stretch of motels is the only cheap place to sleep, and this was, perhaps the cheapest of them all, which should have made us a bit suspicious. The rooms were reaaaally basic, and had not been cleaned (I wont share what I found under the bed, but we left... More 

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Motel6, Public Relations Manager at Motel 6 Salinas South, responded to this review

Dear oddholio - Thank you for sharing your review and for recognizing our friendly staff. We apologize for the unpleasant stay you had as a result of the cleanliness issues you experienced. The room cleanliness conditions you encountered are not consistent with Motel 6 standards for quality, and we encourage you to contact our guest relations department so they can... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We reported there was water on one of the beds and on carpet almost half of the room, we got charged the same after I was told I would get reimbursed for one night but manager did not honor their promise. Who the heck wants to be charged for so unpleasant experience?? There was no more rooms available.. :((

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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Just like another guest wrote in his review, we spent one night there back in July of 2012. No A/C, but it was a cool evening and the circulation fan did work. Now we stayed two nights earlier this month of April 2013. With two beads, non-smoking we were in the same block of rooms. Same thing no A/C, maintenance... More 

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