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Motel 6 Monterey - Marina
Ranked #8 of 9 Hotels in Marina
Reviewed October 27, 2013

We've stayed at many Motel 6's but this one was truly unique.The GM,Mrs.Borba was super nice,and was always taking care of her flowers,and shrubs on a beautifuly arranged patio.We even had pizza on a table outside our room.the price was low concidering where we were(8mi from Monterey).Would have givin' a 5 but a little differcult to find at first.Be sure to hit the local beach to watch the "humpbacks"check this one out for yourself when in the area.thanx David/Cheryl sargent

Room Tip: Book EARLY as your close to Monterey,Stay on 1st level on patio level
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 21, 2013

Good choice for visiting Monterey and Carmel. It's an ok place if you plan to spend one or two nights while visiting California Coast. Close to Monterey and Carmel. and way cheaper than hotels on those cities. Rooms acoustic isolation are not very good. If you happen to get a noisy neighbor it's gonna be disturbing.

Room Tip: I always go for the ground floor so I don't have to carry my wife's luggage upstairs. As usu...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

Was the cheapest hotel in the area within closest proximity to the beach. Well maintained grounds, decently nice staff, and clean rooms make it well worth the price. Only complaint would be no tissues in the room, also there are not fridges and microwaves in every room (just some). People who complain have forgotten how much they paid-- you get what you pay for. Happy I stayed here!

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Who'd know that the weekend that I wanted to go to Monterey would be the yearly car show in
Monterey. So...naturally, every hotel/motel has jacked up the rates for this particular weekend.
Remember this folks, August 14,15 thru Sunday the 18th this weekend every year. So I guess when I'm paying $120 a night at a motel 6, I going to be kinda picky. Two adults in a room should
give 2 bathroom towels. But immediately, I called room service. An additional towel pretty quickly.
The next day same thing, only 1 towel. This time after visiting the front desk, they had to call an
additional person to get us the towel. Mediocre airplane coffee in the lobby in the AM.
Oddly though, I'd consider it again, as I did like the location, ie right on the coast. 10 minutes
drive into Monterey.

Room Tip: We had a queen bed for 2 people, yet I tried to get 2 doubles. The front office told us that there...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

Having stayed at a number of hotels/motels during our 3 week trip of the West Coast this was the most disappointing.

It was what it was, a box with a bed!!! although it was on route, for the price we paid it was over priced compared to many of the other places we had stayed such as RedRoof and Travelodge. As for toiletries I hardly think a small bar of soap equates to toiletries. There were no facilities at all, coffee maker, iron, hair dryer, fridge nothing! Not sure about being pet friendly either nothing against pets but surely not very hygienic having pets sleeping in your bedroom ?

The quilts on the beds are not very inviting and very dated ours and the couple we were travelling with had cigarette burn holes in them.

Have to say this does not reflect on the staff the lady who checked us in was great, she was friendly and very helpful.

Would not stay here again.

Room Tip: You get what you pay for so pay a little extra.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Different layout then most motel 6' open air feel instead of box with halls. Some park in front of rooms, typical motel 6 aminities, none, but fills the need. Friendly front desk and clean rooms. Denny's restaurant onsite was nice. Price was OK compared to other hotels in the area.

Room Tip: Ask for room you can park in front of.
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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

Well 2 weeks lead and a party unwilling to spend more than $200 a night, resulted in us booking this hotel for a family aquarium trip. Could have been worse at $140 it was deficient in most every way. Check-in was hap hazard and felt like a McDonald's transaction. The exterior was pleasant but poorly designed, stairs on either end not in the middle,room in the middle. Room was small for family of four, 3 towels, old worn beds with hard edges. Room was dirty, sheets thin, tv was old tube deal. Was on par with other hotel 6 offerings. But this was a disappointment for the price, market, setting. A remodel, replacing all fixtures, and furniture, is in order, a newer tv nice but whatever.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Additional Information about Motel 6 Monterey - Marina

Address: 100 Reservation Road, Marina, CA 93933-2517
Location: United States > California > Marina
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Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #8 of 9 Hotels in Marina
Price Range: $63 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Monterey - Marina 2*
Number of rooms: 126
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