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BEST WESTERN Salinas Monterey Hotel

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175 Kern Street, Salinas, CA 93905-2016
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Ranked #5 of 26 Hotels in Salinas
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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salinas, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By far this hotel was the best we have stayed at. The rooms were clean and had new carpet. The breakfast attendant was also very nice and professional. It was a pleasure staying at this best western. I would recommend it to any one who enjoys clean, comfortable rooms and friendly staff

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Greeley, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled from Colorado to L.A. then drove up the coast and back down .Stayed at 6 dif. Hotels from the residence Inn LAX ( top notch 500 a night) to Sands Hotel in San Jose Monterey Highway( worst of the worst!!! DO Not Stay sleep in your car !!) Best Western Hands down Best for the buck!! Clean ,Cozy... More 

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Peter P, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Salinas Monterey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael, first I want to congratulate your graduate on a job well done. I remember your family and it was a pleasure to meet you. I thank you for choosing our hotel and also for the awesome review. I know traveling can be stressful, I am glad that we were able to provide you with two clean and comfortable... More 

Torrance
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here late at night on a trip south. Newly renovated facility. Rooms were clean and well-appointed, and front desk staff was pleasant and helpful. Complimentary breakfast was standard fare ... make-your-own waffles, yogurt, hard-boiled eggs, etc. Near a MacDonald's and the freeway so there is some noise at night and early in the morning, but wasn't too bad.

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Peter P, assistant front desk manager at BEST WESTERN Salinas Monterey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear rogalmo, thank you for the great review. I will be sure to let the desk staff know that.you complimented them. I am sure they will appreciate it. I thank you for noticing our newly remodeled property. We are working hard to make our guests stay great. With that being said, our maintanace department is looking for ways to reduce... More 

Pismo Beach, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel very well kept up. Rooms very clean. Parking a little confusing as there are signs and a lot of reading to make sure you are parking in the correct area ! Liked the new room carpet and hallway carpet.

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Peter P, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Salinas Monterey Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Clark First of all I want to thank you for taking the time to give us the great review . We have recently remodeled our rooms. Clark we are always looking for ways to improve our property. I noticed the parking signs were confusing and i do apologize for that. I will work with maintenance to see how we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you do Spartan Super Race at Toro County Park, this hotel offers great facilities for reasonable price. The issue is if you drive your own car. You'll have to go around to get to the parking space of the park for the race, so it'll be more worth it to stay at Monterey instead of at Salinas. However, if... More 

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Peter P, assistant front desk manager at BEST WESTERN Salinas Monterey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elisam, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself at the spartan race. forward to these . I had the opportunity to meet several wonderful people from all over the country Thank you for the great review. We value our guests and their opinions matter to us. I am going to check with the city and see if... More 

montana
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are two Best Western hotels on Kern Street, and this one provided me with much nicer customer service. Larry at the front desk warmly welcomed me, and my BW Rewards points, for my one night stay. Very comfortable bed, nice clean room, quiet stay, breakfast was good. Excellent value.

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Peter P, assistant front desk manager at BEST WESTERN Salinas Monterey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear River Days, it was a pleasure having you at our hotel. I personally remember you and I hope you will come again and stay. I will be sure to tell Larry of the wonderful things you said about him. I know it will make his day. We value our best western reward members and are more then happy to... More 

Torrance, California
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35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This was our second visit to this hotel. We had a handicap room that fit our needs, located on the 1st floor. The hotel looked like it that a complete upgrade with paint, carpeting and new outlets for power equipment. The staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast fit our needs. The rate of the room good.

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Peter P, assistant front desk manager at BEST WESTERN Salinas Monterey Hotel, responded to this review

Carlos, thank you for the great review. It is always a pleasure to see repeat guests. Yes we have remodeled the property and thank you for noticing. We are always looking for more ways to improve the guests experience so I thank you and see from your comments that we are headed in the right direction. I see you enjoyed... More 

New York City, New York
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Beware of all the positive reviews for this hotel. Many sound very much the same (and are written in the same poor English) and come from individuals who haven’t written a single other review. They are all about the same length and posted every few weeks; I counted 13 in the past year. I wish I had done my due... More 

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Peter P, assistant front desk manager at BEST WESTERN Salinas Monterey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear CL I want to apologize for your experience at our hotel. We strive to make each guest's stay enjoyable. It saddens me to hear of the issues you had during your stay. After investigating i found that your stay was during memorial day weekend. The prices are higher this weekend all throughout the peninsula. . We could not refund... More 

Heidelberg, Germany
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I have mixed feeling regarding this hotel. The hotel looked nice from the outside and the staff are wonderful; however, the rooms are tired and the single pane windows did nothing to block the noise from the adjoining highway.

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Peter P, assistant front desk manager at BEST WESTERN Salinas Monterey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joyln, thank you for taking the time to review out hotel. I am sorry to hear that you found our rooms not to your liking. We have recently painted, carpeted and tiled all the bathroom floors in the hotel. Also we are working with the maintenance department to see what we can do about the road noise. Please know... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The hotel was nice and had very good decor. The staff was friendly and the location was very good with eateries like McDonald's in the next building. The breakfast offered here was very good. However we were charged a lot more than the hotels around. Initially they wanted to charge for late check out but relented and did not charge... More 

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Peter P, assisatant front desk manager at BEST WESTERN Salinas Monterey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nupoor A, We appreciate you taking the time to write your review. I am glad you enjoyed our complimentary breakfast and also the surrounding restaurants. In addition to McDonald there is an in and out burger and a delicious Mexican restaurant within walking distance. Our checkout time is 11am , however, we do offer an additional hour free of... More 

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