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Magic Carpet Lodge

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1875 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, CA 93955
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Ranked #7 of 12 hotels in Seaside
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Los Alamitos, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you need a place to stay and everything else is booked or too expensive, this place is just fine. The exterior needs some TLC and the rooms themselves are dated, but they are clean. It's true that the mattresses need to be replaced but surprisingly they were not really that uncomfortable to sleep on. Coffee makers and free wifi... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel looked nice on the outside.....BUT when the elderly male receptionist greeted us was wearing a dirty shirt and he needed a to shave....he was very nice when he did check us in. After seeing the room i said NO THIS WILL NOT DO......the room was old with an old fashion tv and a stained carpet.....he refunded my money... More

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Fresno, Ca
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83 reviews 83 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The room we were assigned, on the second floor. The stairs up to the room were dirty and in need of repair. The room wasn't any better. Upon opening the door, we were hit in the face with a musty odor. The carpet was in desperate need of shampooing, the bed was the worst I've ever seen. The mattress was... More

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Abilene, Texas USA
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Not a high end motel but very adequate. We had been down to the Cannery and had late late lunch and had not realized how late it was and we needed to get a place for the night. My partner enjoyed the heated pool and worked off his energy. Very friendly staff and they even serve a small breakfast.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The hotel is older and in shows. The bed is very comfortable. The room is tight for two beds, a dresser, table, two chairs, and a pretty good sized fridge and microwave. This room is not suitable for obese guests. My father weighs 225 pounds and had to turn sideways to go from the bed to the bathroom, because the... More

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We stayed 2 nights whilst visiting the local area and found the hotel to be absolutely fine. It was very quiet, very few guests and although the furnishings were a little tired and in need of some updating, we couldn't fault the cleanliness of the towels and bed linen. We didn't use the pool, which was very small, but a... More

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Clarksville, Tennessee, Usa
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

I stayed two nights at this motel at a very reasonable rate. Room was very clean and comfortable. Extremely helpful, nice person at the front desk that even gave me a hug when I left. Would not have minded staying there longer but had made reservations elsewhere in same city which I thought about cancelling and when I recieve the... More

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Bakersfield, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

My husband and I booked two nights at the Magic Carpet Lodge in April 2013. We were looking for an inexpensive hotel but decent and this fit the bill. We came a bit early hoping to put our bags in the room so we could check in for a conference in Monterey. The front desk check- in lady was friendly... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

I needed a place to stay locally and close to my daughter's swim venue in the Seaside area for the weekend without breaking my budget and since we had to be at the pool very early in the morning, I was looking for someplace 'reasonable' which is hard to find in the Monterey Bay area. On very short notice (like... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

I stayed at Magic Carpet Lodge in December 2012, and the desk staff was very friendly and professional. We checked in late at night and he went out of his way to help us out. He made the stay much nicer, and I just want to acknowledge is friendliness. Thank you!

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Address: 1875 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, CA 93955
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Seaside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Magic Carpet Lodge 2*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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