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131 John Street, Salinas, CA 93901, United States of America – Show map
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Up to two children under 17 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
Extra beds are not available.
Cribs are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 82 reviews
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This Best Western is on the Monterey Peninsula in Salinas, California. It features an outdoor pool with hot tub and guest rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 147 reviews Very good
Just 2 miles from the home of Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck, this Salinas hotel features on-site dining and an outdoor pool and hot tub. All guest rooms include free Wi-Fi.
Score from 429 reviews Very good
This Salinas motel is just off Highway 101, less than 3 miles from the California Rodeo Sports Complex. The motel offers a refrigerator, microwave and free Wi-Fi in every room.
Score from 60 reviews Review score
Less than 10 minutes outside of downtown Salinas, California, this motel is 10 minutes from California Rodeo and the National Steinbeck Museum. It features an outdoor pool and Wi-Fi internet.
Score from 124 reviews Review score
May 17, 2015
I thought the price was high compared to other hotel chains we stayed in in Oregon and Washington.(but not all that shocking for California).
Manager was very accommodating by choosing a quiet room for us off the elevator.
April 20, 2015
Easy to fine
April 13, 2015
Overpriced.there was no shaving cream as promised. Very cheap.razor.not very friendly.
April 12, 2015
The Breakfast area is approx 300 sq. ft. and only has only 4 small tables - not nearly enough to accommodate guest.
March 30, 2015
Lamps shade was torn and dirty. One of the beds was very uncomfortable and old. Very noisy street, and can hear other people talking in their rooms as well as loud walking above us. STAY AT THE HAMPTON INSTEAD!
March 30, 2015
The guy at the front desk charged me for an additional night when we checked out on time. I had to go to corporate to get my money back. They also tried to charge me card almost $2,000 for only 3 nights. I will never stay there again.
There was nothing to like because these people tried charging me for extra days when we checked out on time.
February 17, 2015
Despite getting the room furthest away from the road, we still noticed a lot of car noise which did wake us up very early.
The room was very comfortable and we had everything we needed. Felt very welcomed on arrival and check in was very quick.
January 22, 2015
The rooms were nicer than I expected. Spacious and clean. We had absolutely no issues and thought it was a fantastic value. The breakfast was a bit limited, but it was never meant to be anything extravagant.
December 9, 2014
I didn't like that the elevator stopped working at midnight, there is no way to other side of building without having to go outside and there are NO SMOKING ROOMS we have to go outside to smoke!!!!!!!! Waking up and can't relax to start the day with cigarettes and coffee while sitting in a warm bed watching TV.....can't do that here
It was a good location easy to find and the price was good!!!
December 3, 2014
Hotel double charged my credit card. I have called them and manager promised to refund, but no refund..... On the phone again trying to get them to refund. Be careful....
October 7, 2014
It was 8:45 and website said 9:00 was end for breakfast and they had closed the area. No juice or water available and quality of choices was poor. If it says ends at 9:00am, keep it open until then....
September 30, 2014
The only complaint that we had was that there was four of us, we had to call down both days for two more wash clothes
The staff was very polite and helpful, when asked about local actives, plus they took the time to give us excellent directions to them. The breakfast area was well stock and clean. The outer grounds were very clean and the parking area was well lit up at night and the parking space well marked.
September 14, 2014
I traveled for both business and pleasure. I really needed to have the WIFI work for my business PC. This did not hppen. What I needed was the Service Provider key code. Not the login password. The manager was less than understanding about it and said no code like that exisits, he said he would have the IT teams call me at 8AM, after I insisted they cll me. However I had a 7:30am meeting so I had to go find another place to work for the day. A extreme inconvenience. Also the phone on the desk did not work. I was there only a short period of time and this place caused me undo stress which I did not need or want. I also had a room on the busy side of the street so the few hours of sleep I got were not quality hours of sleep. Total waste of my money. I would never think of staying here even if it was free.
September 12, 2014
Some guests talking on their phones outside trying to be considerate of their roommates but were actually rude to other guests and we could hear their conversations! Walls were a little thin- could hear the TV in the room next to us.
The king size bed was very comfortable! Room was very clean. Price was WAY higher due to the car show but better than any place we have stayed in Monterey area!
September 2, 2014
The room was very small for the price and the location wasn't good either. Would not recommend this hotel. For the price Residence Inn is so much nicer!
August 25, 2014
The area was questionable and the pictures of the rooms and hotel were misleading. I had the impression I would be staying in a nicer area. A lot of street traffic could be easily heard from the room.
The price was good and it was close to down town Salinas. The rooms themselves where somewhat modern.
August 24, 2014
We chose this location because we wanted a location near both Pinnacles National Park west side and Monterey. Pretty good value - bed was comfortable, continental breakfast (incl. hot waffles) included.
August 20, 2014
Expensive Breakfast marginal (no decaf coffee)
clean and near town
August 18, 2014
Breakfast- only 4 talbles available- u have to wait always after 8:30 am Price- during we and special events the price is extrem high for what they offer
Room was clean
August 13, 2014
Not much in the way of shopping or restaurants nearby
room was large, very clean and comfortable. Continental breakfast had a lot of choices.
August 5, 2014
Parking space limited, noise neighborhood
July 24, 2014
Hair dryer broken, need an additional chair or two, pretty standard motel room design - comfortable but nothing special
Nicely kept up, perfect location for the Salinas Rodeo, 30-minute drive to Monterey and the aquarium, numerous outlets suitable for charging devices, pleasant complimentary breakfast.
July 24, 2014
Cleanliness Comcast Cable service Breakfast
July 10, 2014
Cramped room. Sheets had holes/stains.
July 9, 2014
No flat screen tv
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