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Economy Inn

584 Auto Center Dr., Watsonville, CA 95076
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Exeter, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was disgusting! Bad odor. Carpet filthy and ribbed apart. Door was patched all over. Bathroom door did not shut. Shower did not work. T.V. did not work. Cigarette burns all over bedspread and bathtub. Low class people all over. In and out all night as if they were running a loose house. And their idea of a breakfast is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I walk into my room I am immediately overrun with the smell of pure dirt. This is the kind of hotel you go to if you are bringing your own sheets. The door on our room didn't close right and the windows weren't clean at all. You get what you pay for right?

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

if you are picky Pearl such as myself, I assure you, else where will best suit you. While the Front desk personnel, "Mr. L", has impeccable cus. serv. etiquette, the owners should be ashamed to charge the INSANE rate he does.. like Kevin M., Motel six is a hop, skip, and a jump up the street pricey right now but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

If you want your no-smoking room to smell like smoke, stay here. If you want rude front desk personnel, then stay here. Seriously folks, there could not be a crappier place to stay. Don't even think about it. If there is a rating above a one on any post here it is from their management or a doper (and there... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Due to the Laguna Seca race week, we were stuck going to watsonville at the Economy inn. we were charged $ 169.00 a nite and as people were calling the operator kept increasing prices to the last call 199.00 I believe the caller hang-up. This is a motel that first I would never stay, but most important $ 39.00 should... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012 via mobile

Very run down motel in uninspiring part of pretty uninspiring town. The room was large and the bed/TV etc were all fine, but it was very dirty. The shower was filthy, there was a blood stain on the wall and when my fiance washed her hands on our arrival and dried them on the hand towel, her hands reeked of... More 

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Cupertino, Northern CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

We live in the South Bay and the weather was so nice on Saturday, that we decided to spend the night in the area, so that we could go to the beach again on Sunday. The place is nothing special, but hey, for $60, that's all you can expect. We asked to be charged less and were given a price... More 

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santa barbara
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2009

I def would recommend this hotel! I came into town for a wedding and this place offered us a room with 2 queen beds for only 79.00! That is a great rate compared to other places we called. The place was clean and the couple who was managing the place seemed very nice and helpful. Altough they had some free... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2009

We are a vendors who did the strawberry festival in Watsonville. We paid over $130 for unsanitary rooms. The three chairs in the room had food grounded into them, stained and gross, The walls had food marks on them. The bathrooms were clean enough to stand for a shower I must say and the toilet was clean. The sheets had... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 507 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2007

As car-oriented travellers in the scenic Monterey Bay area, this little motel offered us a great budget alternative to the inflated accommodation prices around Monterey, Carmel, and Santa Cruz. For $70 we got a king bed room that would cost at least $130 in Monterey. Located just off highway 101 in Watsonville, we found we could use this place as... More 

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