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El Castell Motel

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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“indoor pool”(39 reviews)
“room was clean”(37 reviews)
“breakfast area”(8 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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2 Star accommodation
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All reviewsindoor poolroom was cleanbreakfast areacontinental breakfastfridge and microwavestay there againhard boiled eggsyogurtnice stayshort drivegreat place to stayone night stayroad tripcannery rowfairgroundssinktile
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Reviewed yesterday

This was our first time in a motel ever, we did not expect anything(maybe that a motel is a bit dirty). But the rooms were nice and clean. There were plenty of parking spaces in front of the rooms. The breakfast was oke nothing too...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We where traveling along the coast of California. We called the booking number given to make a reservation. The person told us they where all sold out for the night. After we stopped at two other hotels, we were told, they had no vacancies (signs...More

Thank Mickey F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very pleasantly surprised how really nice this two-star hotel is! I agree that it is the best value in this area of outrageously priced hotels. We had a king bed which isn’t always easy to find. Our room had a separate sink from...More

Thank 247eves
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really lovely room - recently refurbished and done well. We could park outside our room. Beds were comfy. Breakfast not good- vv basic and unappetising but that was the only real downside. There is a laundry facility which was useful. Pool v cold but a...More

Thank J c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I make sure to read reviews before picking a place to stay! Little did I know, I had to read back a year or two to get real results! We stopped in Monterey for one night on our way to a weekend in Aptos for...More

Thank Angie C
Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at El Castell MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Angie, We are sorry that overall, you did not love your stay with us. We are pleased to provide clean, comfortable accommodation at a very competitive rate in this area, and we are sorry that we and our property were unable to meet your...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
$88 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Green Hotel in Monterey
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
$88 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Green Hotel in Monterey
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Traveler (118)
Room & Suite (50)
Pool & Beach (14)
Dining (1)
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Jackie H
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Lezpaz | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take pets.
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Tayler E
April 6, 2017|
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Response from JCMFarms | Reviewed this property |
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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Olga K
April 3, 2017|
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Response from miriamseja | Reviewed this property |
When we stayed there end of February, it was warm it felt great !
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Room Tips
"Get the number of the hotel itself and call them, not the booking number."
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"Floors need to be mopped."
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"The room was very comfortsble and clean. Upgrades look upgraded, but are painted over rotten wood."
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"If you are a light sleeper, ask for a room closer to the office. Can hear the music from the venue and the..."
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