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Laurel Inn Motel

801 West Laurel Drive, Salinas, CA 93906
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to stay that is very close to shopping centers and Monterey and Carmel. We booked here because everything in Big Sur was either sold out or very pricey. The room was clean and comfortable. The shower/bathtub had some nice colored tiles and a glazed window that let in some natural light. Breakfast was standard. The staff was very... More 

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Hesston, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were greeted by very nice desk clerks that were able to answer a lot of questions. The room was clean, but dated with an interesting smell, but worth it since it was clean! The pool and hot tub were awesome where we spent both evenings! The breakfast was similar to a hotel with a motel price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location is great for anyone on the coastal road trip or wanting to visit Monterey and Carmel. The motel itself is pretty basic. We arrived at around 7pm and were given 'the last room available' which was on the ground floor, facing the road, with very little direct sunlight. The carpets in the room were very dirty - after... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room we got was spacious, clean, and overall what we expected. The hotel is in close proximity to shops, and restaurants, and we stayed there to visit Monterey Bay the next day (~35 mins away). The breakfast was a good continental breakfast but space is very cramped in the dining hall. Perhaps go a little earlier to avoid the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is 40 minutes away from Carmel by the Sea, and perfect for Monterrey. The rooms are functional and breakfast basic. However, when you consider that hotels for Carmel by the Sea are about $300 during the 4th of July weekend, this is a steal. Rooms are clean and basic.

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Ukiah, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yep The Laurel Inn has been here for quite awhile. Our first stay here was in 1997. We liked it then and we like it now. Our lower floor room had obviously been recently redone with new carpet, tiling, and paint. We really liked they didn't load up the room with big unnecessary furniture making the room feel roomy and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the motel with my family on a recent trip down the PCH. As mentioned previously, it is not a luxury hotel but for the price the room was well appointed and clean! The outside of the hotel was a bit dated but the wi-fi service was strong.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was delighted to find a room for $89. I normally stay at a Best Western or Holiday Inn Express when I'm in town and pay more. The smell of fresh sheets can't be beat, that made me extra happy. This is a well maintained property with spacious rooms. I appreciate the cooling system is in the bathroom area so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here as a couple in June whilst travelling down the Pacific coast highway. This motel is excellent value for money. For the price we paid, the motel was very clean, check in staff were friendly and the continental breakfast was good, the room was also very spacious. We enjoyed the free cookies in reception! The only downside was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As other reviewers have mentioned, this is not a luxury property. However, it is good enough, and the price is right! This time, my 2nd, I stayed closer to the freeway, in room 213. There are other rooms much closer to the freeway, but I still was bothered by the noise. If I had to do it again, I'd pay... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Spanish exterior - 1 mi to city center, 1 mi to major shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Laurel Inn Motel

Address: 801 West Laurel Drive, Salinas, CA 93906
Location: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range: $84 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Laurel Inn Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 145
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Laurel Motel Salinas
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