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El Castell Motel

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  • Excellent25%
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  • Average22%
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

El Castell Motel is a budget motel, but it was very clean and comfortable. It's easily accessible and only a few minutes from the downtown area. The staff are very friendly and professional. I would recommend this more to anyone passing through and looking for...More

Thank Patrick O
Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at El Castell MotelResponded July 26, 2017

Hi Patrick, We appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We were delighted to have you stay with us recently, and we are equally delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much. Thank you sincerely for your recommendation, we hope to...More

Reviewed July 19, 2017

The Motel is very nice, easy to find just 5 min to downtown. The room was perfect, very clean and with all you need. Good service in the guest room for breakfast, I've not used the swimming pool but it looks very nice. I suggest...More

Thank Lorenzo P
Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at El Castell MotelResponded July 26, 2017

Hi Lorenzo, We are so happy to hear about your impression of our hotel. It is wonderful to hear we made your stay so positive. Thank you so much for your review. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best wishes, Hotel Management

Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Clean comfortable establishment, second stay there. Prices are ridiculously high everywhere in Monterey and surrounding area. This place is no exception but at least the place is consistent. Will stay there again next year.More

Thank Ronald B
Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at El Castell MotelResponded July 21, 2017

Hi Ronald, We appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We were delighted to have you stay with us recently, and we are equally delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much. We are always happy to hear that our guests...More

Reviewed July 17, 2017

I love that the room was very clean, the sheets, comforters & towels where very clean too. The mattress felt kind of sunken. The room had a coffee machine that makes individual servings, that was convenient. The room is well stocked with shower soap, shampoo,...More

Thank BereMagal
Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at El Castell MotelResponded July 21, 2017

We are very pleased that our property suited your needs so well, and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are sorry to hear that our breakfast did not quite meet your expectations. We regularly update our breakfast menu, and we will take your...More

Reviewed July 16, 2017

We rented two rooms for two nights. One for my wife and I and one for our daughter and 2 grand children. This was the most expensive motel that we have stayed in in the last 82 years. We stayed in El Castell about 40...More

Thank Rudolph B
Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at El Castell MotelResponded July 19, 2017

Hi Rudolph, How lovely to welcome you back to our hotel after all these years! We are pleased that your family enjoyed your stay here, and that the kids loved the pool so much! We hope that it will not take another 40 years for...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
$78 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#6 Green Hotel in Monterey
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
$78 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Green Hotel in Monterey
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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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
"Sleep quality was not the fault of motel. The beds are excellent."
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"I would do top floor next time!"
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"The fridge is not plugged in when you arrive, so if you need something refrigerated you need to put it on ice..."
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"Look somewhere a LOT less sleasy - many hotels closer to town that are decent for the same price!"
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