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Quality Inn on 144 Kern Street

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   144 Kern St., Salinas, CA 93905
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I picked this motel because of reviews and on how close it was to the rodeo. It had clean rooms and a nice and helpful manager. The TV and some furniture was old and need to be replaced. The biggest problem was the air conditioner was so load when it turned on I had to turn TV up then when... More

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great, clean, conveniently located hotel. Staff was friendly and the rooms were a nice size. We checked in at almost midnight and it felt safe and the front desk clerk was very nice. The hotel was quiet. Breakfast was good too. For the quality and convenience, you just couldn't beat the price!

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Oakhurst, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The front desk gave us a room key the first time and found out that room was unavailable due to painting. So we went back to the front desk and he gave us another room key and that room was being painted. We went back to the front desk and then went to speak to the painters and gave us... More

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Oregon
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127 reviews 127 reviews
32 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Basic property next to the freeway. The 2nd and 3rd floors can be noisy from the street and freeway. The rooms were clean and the breakfast was basic. The manager gave us a good tip for dinner down the street at the Mexican restaurants.

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Yountville, California
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115 reviews 115 reviews
19 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We were in town a bit late, to settle up with our Income Tax preparer who lives right next door. We would not have come so far south if not for that proximity. It was May 2013. This is a smaller district loaded with National Brand hospitality but we examined all of those and were not inspired - literally Quality... More

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California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This property offers location and a decent room for those wanting an affordable place within 30 mins drive of Monterey. I was able to Priceline the property at the last minute and called the hotel to request a room with 2 Queen beds. Manager on duty was incredibly rude on the phone and adamant that we had to pay a... More

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QUALITYINNGM33002, General Manager at Quality Inn on 144 Kern Street, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at our hotel. I am sorry you were disappointed on this occasion, and I apologize for any inconvenience you experienced. However, you mention a "guarantee" by Priceline for two beds. This was obviously was not the case and we had no option but to charge you an upgrade... More

Orlando, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

rooms was clean but with an old touch, pretty much your typical highway overnight stay, just enough to get some rest and continue your trip, the are where is located don't look to safe. breakfast was very basic just enough to keep you going.

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Rooms are clean, however everything else is old, the windows are single-pane, given it is right next to highway, the rooms are very noisy with all the traffic. Fairly basic, easy access to major traffic routes. Staff is friendly.

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Hemet, California
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111 reviews 111 reviews
77 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

2 weeks on the road, and then realising we were in the Monteray area on a Friday night...Didn't think Priceline could get us anything under 100 dollars...or More....but we would settle for a 2 star and see what we could come up with...We were given this Hotel for way under the 100.00 we antisapated...and its ok...Clean and the bathroom Tub/Shower... More

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Mondamin, Iowa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

As other have mentioned this is not a new facility - the management is reinvesting in this property & it shows. I stop here to rest & relax - easy done done in the quiet clean king room they saved for me. I appreciate the solid roller chair & large desk with plenty of light. Legends Grill with it's good... More

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Address: 144 Kern St., Salinas, CA 93905
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Location: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Quality Inn on 144 Kern Street 2*
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