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El Castell Motel

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Room & Suite (50)
Pool & Beach (14)

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Our hotel is conveniently located minutes from all the major attractions of Monterey such as the Aquarium, Fisherman's Wharf, 17 mile drive, Cannery Row and Carmel. We have several room types that range from 1 Queen/King bed to 1 bedroom suites with 3 beds.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Full view
47Car recommended
Grade: 47 out of 100
24Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
1Attractionwithin 0.75 miles
988Reviews
157Photos
6Q+A
100Room tips
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In the room I was in. There were 3 queen beds. The one closest to the window was very close to it. Within 12 inches. The room smelled clean when I walked in. The beds were very soft. The indoor pool isn't really indoor. It's a covered pool with an open area for sun tanning. Due
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Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at El Castell Motel
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are pleased that our hotel was suitable for your needs, and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you will choose to stay with us again if you return here in the future. Best wishes, Hotel Management
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We booked online. The pictures of the place were nice and the price was downright cheap. We were a bit concerned that the actual motel would be a dump. Boy were we happy to see the actual motel matched the pictures and description. Quality room, very cost comfortable bed, very
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Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at El Castell Motel
Responded 3 days ago
We loved hosting you recently, thank you so much for choosing to stay at our hotel. We are happy to provide great value, comfortable accommodation in this area, and we appreciate your acknowledgment of this. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel before long, many thanks for your review! Best wishes, Hotel Management
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I stayed downtown at a conference hotel that was 5 times the price, and frankly, it mostly had a bigger room and fancier decor. The room at this motel was well-appointed with Keurig, mini-fridge, micro-wave, and had an indoor pool available. It is located on a commercial strip
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Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at El Castell Motel
Responded 3 days ago
Providing an enjoyable stay for our guests in every way that we can is the main goal of our team, and we are pleased that, despite the small issues that you encountered, you had an enjoyable stay with us. We appreciate your review, and we look forward to welcoming you back to our property when you have another opportunity to visit Monterey. Best wishes, Hotel Management
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We booked this place at the last minute due to a change of plans. It was super value for money. The room was a good size with all the necessary basic amenities. Plenty of place nearby to eat and only 10mins from Monterey’s main attractions. WiFi was good and the fridge and
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Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at El Castell Motel
Responded 3 days ago
It is good to know that we were able to accommodate you at the last minute, as Monterey is generally very busy. I am delighted to read your great feedback and learn that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. Thank you for having the time to share your comments and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes, Hotel Management
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Stayed here last night and liked that there was hardwood floors and, a pump dispenser for soap, lotion, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner so it is more environmentally friendly. The room was small and cozy with a queen, which for some reason looked smaller. Everything we
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Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at El Castell Motel
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for your detailed feedback which is likely to be very useful for anyone considering staying with us. We are pleased that your stay was so successful, and that you had a wonderful time during your visit. We hope that you will have another opportunity to visit this beautiful area and our hotel soon. Best wishes, Hotel Management
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Quartos aconchegantes.
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Cracked sink
Cosy and clean bedroom
Cama muy comoda
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What is the pet policy?
Yes you can take pets.
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Pool closes at 9 p.m. It is probably open while it rains, but you can call and ask. The pool is not completely indoors. One of the sides is open to an outdoor patio.
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What is the temperature in your pool? Thanks
When we stayed there end of February, it was warm it felt great !
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heat the water up or we wont stay here
The swimming pool water heater is up and working :)
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Is there self service laundry in the motel or nearby?
There is.
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"Get the number of the hotel itself and call them, not the booking number."
"Floors need to be mopped."
"The room was very comfortsble and clean. Upgrades look upgraded, but are painted over rotten wood."
"If you are a light sleeper, ask for a room closer to the office. Can hear the music from the venue and the club next door."
"Avoid the room on the end on the back row because of the noisy garbage collection."
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PRICE RANGE
$62 - $347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
el castell hotel monterey
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaMonterey
NUMBER OF ROOMS
52
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