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Americas Best Value Inn Salinas

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1030 Fairview Avenue, Salinas, CA 93905
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Ranked #22 of 26 hotels in Salinas
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Ithaca, NY
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My sister and I traveled here to see the Steinbeck Museum (which was great!) but this motel was just horrible. The room wasn't clean (a used Q-tip sat next to the sink and a long black hair on the toilet), the phone didn't work, and the "breakfast" didn't start until 8:00 am. Maybe to save those pesky travelers from stopping... More

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Camas, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I have to say it wasn't bad. Yes the carpet was stained and I found a few hairs on the sheets. The linens were clean, I had plenty of towels, and there was a microwave and fridge that worked very well. The water pressure was great and my shower was hot. The bed was fairly comfortable as well. The ice... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Larger, more attractive room than average for this class of motel. Non-smoking room smelled vaguely of smoke; I suspect it was a smoking room before it was declared smoke-free. Seemed sanitary. Wi-fi worked well. My shower worked fine. Noise from the highway is really annoying. To plug your computer in, you have to unplug either the main room light, the... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Room was clean but the shower head was broken and leaked when I showered. It is rather loud since so close to freeway and walls are very thin so you hear your neighbors. Free continental breakfast is just cereal and bagged pastries. I didn't appreciate that the milk and orange juice are in gallons and cartons, who's to know if... More

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Monterey, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I totally enjoyed my stay here. The management and staff were very kind and professional. The rooms were nice and clean plus the price was very reasonable. I will stay there again. It was a last minute thing and I was fortunate to get one of the last two rooms they had left. My friend loved the room and it... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

There is nothing value about this place. I stayed on the night of the 6th of September on my way to SF. Here are the issues that I have with this place: 1. Highway 101 nice is terrible, 2. It says non smoke but the room smell like someone just smoked in, 3. Shower head is terrible. I am 5'6"... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, null, Vietnam
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I was there for business trip on the way from North to South CA. I booked the hotel and totally disappointed with the facilities. Room is dirty and smelly. Facilities is old, The bath room is nightmare. No shampoo nor shower cream. Bath tube is mal-function. The service, as you know most of these owner are Indian, was bad and... More

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Sacramento, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We had to change hotels at the last minute and the friendly staff took us in with no problems. Rate was very good. Room was clean. We really have no complaints and this hotel is now on our list of places to stay when coming to the Monterey area.

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Really wish I had read these reviews before we booked this dump but hindsight is such a wonderful thing. Do bring earplugs......... as you will be sitting right on top of a freeway. The sound-proofing is non-existent and you can hear people using the toilet, having sex, talking/swearing from the rooms either side of you and above you. Not a... More

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albany, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

I stay at this hotel at least 2-3 times per month when I am in town on business. The rooms are always clean and tidy. The staff in the lobby are always courteous and helpful. I really like the free wi-fi internet at this hotel because it's is pretty fast and I like to watch netflix while I'm here. Breakfast... More

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Address: 1030 Fairview Avenue, Salinas, CA 93905
Location: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn Salinas 2*
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