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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

You really need to remove this place from your recommendations. It was awful. Dirty and stained carpets, smelled bad. The woman at the front desk was so rude. No coffee on premises anywhere. No continental breakfast. No air conditioning, everything in room was old and very dated. Small tv. Couldn't get wifi to stay connected. By far the worst experience.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Don't stay here! Plenty of better places that don't charge for every little thing an aren't rude, like Travelodge or Days Inn. Days Inn was full so they sent us here. The lady who helped us was hard to understand but we thought we understood all the extra fees that may apply. We were explained that there would be a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Old and needs updating into the 21 century,, Landscape is very creative- but this is far from the rooms which are rented. There are undercover fees such as 2.50 a phone call- local and a dollar a day for just visiting and staying overnight. If you have a pet- you are out of luck when is comes to hotels- unless... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

If you enjoy grimey walls, holes in your sheets, plugs that are loose and spark when you connect anything into them, a tv from 1975 and a shower that backs up and turns into a mini pond then the Monterey Fireside Lodge is for you. For 138 dollars a night you too can have the experience of staying in a... More 

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Ontario, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I recently stayed at the Fireside and what a mistake. A complete misrepresentation on the internet. Let's start with the advertised air conditioned room. There was NO air conditioning. No mistake...just fraud. The motel is more of a residential motel. Although it was steaming hot without air conditioning,I was afraid to leave my windows open for fear the gang members... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Beware of this property!! Pictures and description on-line and over the phone are nothing like the actual room. Fireplaces do not work and when I asked about the kitchenette only having a sink and stove top knobs removed I was told it was due to fire department code enforcement. Carpet was beyond filthy and little refrigerator smelled so sour that... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

The faux-leather dining room chair was peeling. The small ikea table with elementary-school style chair had a single harsh overhead light that made it feel like an interrogation room. The king-size mattress was the least comfortable "bed"-like horizontal surface I have ever slept on. My wife got up in the middle of the night and slept on the (random) twin... More 

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4 Thank calaw2010
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

I called to this Motel after a long drive on 22nd September I was looking for one night accommadation for myself and my wife. For one night I was charged $169 plus tax (Total $180). Very bad value for the level of services available. No coffee making, NoTV channels other than TV Shops,No iron, No hairdryer, poor quality towels and... More 

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5 Thank E M S
Altadena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

I booked a room at this motel based on Trip Advisor ratings and reviews. For the price it was not what I had expected. We, myself and two smallish dogs, had a larger than average but basically a generic motel room. For the price, $218, I expected better. The mattress was covered with plastic that loudly crinkled whenever I sat... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

When booking this room, I was assisted by a very gracious and helpful employee at the front desk. Her name is Shin and her hospitality and courtesy are the primary reasons that I booked this hotel. All customer service representatives could learn from this woman. Hats off to her. Thank you.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Monterey Fireside Lodge

Address: 1131 10th St, Monterey, CA 93940-3638
Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Monterey
Price Range: $119 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Monterey Fireside Lodge 1*
Number of rooms: 28
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