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Motel 6 San Simeon

9070 Castillo Drive, SR 1/Cabrillo Highway at Vista Del Mar exit, San Simeon, CA 93452
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't really understand why hotels are so expensive on the central coast, but paying over $200 for a Motel 6 had me a bit grumpy, but I planned this trip at the last minute, and didn't have any other options, really. It was surprisingly comfortable! My son was annoyed by the loud fan in the bathroom, the low water... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hated our night at this motel, I should know better than booking even one night stay at a motel. We made reservations in advance, motel was way overpriced. When checking in we got this horrible dirty room with handicap shower which spilled running water onto the rest of the bathroom making it wet and gross, we had no towel... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 San Simeon, responded to this review

Mike, Thank you for your feedback. 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 you describe. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay with regard to your reservation... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If what you are looking for is the absolute bare minimum of facilities for an exorbitant price, then go ahead and book this place. Otherwise, look somewhere else. The best thing that can be said about this place is that it is clean. The rooms were bare. No fridge, no tea or coffee making facilities, and if you need to... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 San Simeon, 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. Please know that the conditions you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality, and we apologize for the inconveniences you experienced. Motel 6... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I heard Motel6 was good value so I thought I'd give them a try. The room was clean & had a 32" LCD TV. It had NO fridge, NO coffee machine! No shampoo/shower gell, No breakfast (but free coffee at reception - which they ran out of at 8:45am!) A hotel cleaner told me to ask for shower gel at... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are a family of four and we stayed for one night. The staff were friendly and the location was perfect as a pit stop between San Francisco and LA. Only a few minutes drive to Hearst Castle and the Elephant Seal Rookery, both of which we did the next morning. The room was spacious and clean. Beds were comfortable... More 

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Cathedral City, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

PLEASE DON'T DISREGARD THIS REVIEW. I have stayed in other Motel 6 and they are very clean. I like the new rooms. I know they don't have amenities and i'm alright with it. I always carry my own stuff cause you never know. But this particular one is very expensive and the rooms are not clean. The bed sheets seemed... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 San Simeon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting 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. Please know the conditions you experienced are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer... More 

Kingsburg, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I disregarded the reviews thinking, it's a Motel 6, what do people expect? I have stayed in plenty of Motel 6's over the years as a last minute place to sleep but this was by far the worst place we have ever stayed. It was filthy-hair in the shower, giant chunks of snot and boogers on the bathroom door and... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 San Simeon, 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. Please know that the conditions you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality, and we apologize for the inconveniences you experienced. Motel 6... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I do not recommend this motel. I have never stayed in a Motel 6, but thought it would be somewhat like Super 8 or Days Inn. What a disappointment. The noise is ridiculous...I could even hear the person in the next room peeing at 10:30 pm. They're wasn't even Kleenex in the room...??? Never seen that before! And the floor... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 San Simeon, responded to this review

Dear Sara, Thank you for sharing your post. 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 comfortable room for a satisfying stay, for this reason we apologize for the disappointment you describe with the expectations of amenities. We strive to provide a comfortable... More 

Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Room was clean the beds were comfortable, and the price was very good , basic accommodation, at a bargain price ideal location for visiting Hearst Castle . No frills but would not expect shampoo shower gel ect at that price. Reception was friendly and helpful.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It was filthy and disgusting!!!! Staff was rude and unhelpful. I'm not sure if we got charged for the cockroaches or not (sarcasm!!!) Please do not waste your money. I've never had an experience like that before. Horrible!

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 San Simeon, responded to this review

Dear Di, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. 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 you experienced. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for... More 

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