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Carlsbad, California
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Do yourself a favor and avoid this place like the plague. I can't say enough bad things about this place. Hmm, where to begin... A friend from Salinas made the reservation because we needed to stay one more night and our hotel was booked. After she made the reservation online, we changed our mind. I called to cancel the reservation....

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed August 2, 2015

The most disrespectful staff to the clients. They do not answer the phone. The rooms I booked ( 3 rooms) , one had no tv remote control, one had the TV no working and one had a terrible smell of marijuana smoke( into a non smoking room) . I tried to call the lobby and gave up, the front desk...

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Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here because I didn't want to pay ridiculous high rates in Monterey so ended up here close to where I needed to be which was Laguna seca racetrack. Donavan at the front desk was a delightful young fella. Quick check in process room was basic and clean had a flat screen tv which was nice. Overall budget motel with...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed June 30, 2015

My fiance and I stayed at this establishment over the weekend and we are always skeptical when it comes to motels but we enjoyed our stay. Staff was friendly, rooms were refreshed. Breakfast could have been better but it was decent for the price we paid. Good location right off the 101, would stay here again. Donavan at the front...

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Reviewed March 3, 2015

I stayed here for two nights during the pro-am weekend and it was great. I slept well. The staff & management were very friendly, helpful and they accommodated me right away since lots of places were booked up quickly. There is lots of parking so that was good and right next to my room..I will def recommend this place to...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed December 16, 2014

I was driving along side highway 101 and decided to stop by here and I must say, it was a great stay! Staff was really nice and accommodating. My room was fully remodeled. Breakfast was okay, but overall it was nice.

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Portland
Reviewed August 17, 2014

I recently stayed at the 5 motel during my trip to Pebble Beach for the concours d elegance. I was driven to the "5" by the price and proximity to destination areas. The hotel room was priced quite high but was the most affordable in the area during car week. I was driven to stay in Salinas due to the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 13, 2014

I went with 2 girlfriends to a California road trip, that was our 3 hotel, I do regret have stay there, the receptionist was ok, but it was like a massive glass in between her and us, that big that a bit concern I asked her how safe was crossing the road to go to the shop to buy dinner,...

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Best5GM, Front Office Manager at Best 5 Motel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing a review of our property and for staying with us. I am sorry for the issues you had during your stay with us. We'd like to obtain additional detail regarding your recent stay so I have sent you a private message. It should be noted, that since your stay, ownership and management has...

Burbank, CA
Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Was sent here after my hotel in Seaside overbooked. At first I was incredibly angry with the hotel which sent me all the way to Salinas at what appeared to be a lower end motel. Upon arrival my mindset changed. The hotel was newly painted and nicely maintained. The front desk staff was incredibly friendly and very accommodating. We were...

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Reviewed July 8, 2014

Best 5 is a standard no-frills , quant hotel. Rooms were clean and charming. The management was friendly and helpful in providing information about the area. The desk clerks were also pleasant to deal with. It was right off the 101 and close to gas and food. The proximity to Laguna seca was the main reason I stayed. It's probably...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Best 5 Motel

Address: 1010 Fairview Ave, Salinas, CA 93905-3315
Location: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range: $61 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Best 5 Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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