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By a verified traveler on Wed 11 Mar 2020

Hotel Description

Salinas guestrooms with free WiFi

In Salinas

You'll find Salinas Fairways Golf Course and National Steinbeck Center within 3 miles (5 km) of this motel. First Mayor's House and Salinas Valley Model Railroad Museum are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Outdoor pool, terrace

An outdoor pool, free self parking, and laundry facilities are featured at this motel. WiFi in public areas is free. A terrace is provided and the front desk is staffed around-the-clock.

Free WiFi, cable TV

The 128 guestrooms offer TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and free local calls.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$53* Per night/room Jan 29 - Jan 30

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Motel 6 Salinas, CA - South - Monterey Area ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.0 out of 5 2.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Motel 6 Salinas, CA - South - Monterey Area

Everyone (6) Couples (1) Family (3)
3 out of 5
I fancied the pool but it seemed that no one cleaned it

Posted by on Mar 11, 2020

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Apr 24, 2020 by Nancy

Thank you for providing feedback. Your experience is important to us and we appreciate you bringing your concerns to our attention. Nancy Y. #Team6

1 out of 5
I was terrified because there was a shooting and the ambulance was there and police department until 12:00am and they didn't call anyone to leave or give another extra day without pay, I was going to stay there the following day but after incident no way

Posted by on Oct 2, 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 28, 2019

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1 out of 5

Posted by on May 27, 2019

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1 out of 5
Key to room not working, laundry facilities not working, no hair dryer, hot water not so much, shoddy room construction, very small room. good thing was price.

Posted by on Feb 27, 2019

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2 out of 5
The beds were clean but not very comfortable. The main problem is that I was not able to regulate the hot and cold water in the shower. It would get real hot and then suddenly fluctuate to real cold. This was not good.

Posted by , from Salinas, California on Oct 7, 2018

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3 out of 5

Cheapest option around

Pros: Cheapest option around
Cons: Housekeeping, AC unit, size of rooms
Location: The town of Salinas is pretty shady, but the adjoining Monterey area is spectacular.
We were visiting the Monterey area for about a week, and the Motel 6 was the cheapest option. The hotel itself seemed to be in pretty good condition. The room was TINY... tough for three people staying a week and trying to live off of groceries (the mini-fridge was EXTRA mini). Housekeeping was great the first couple nights, and got progressively worse after that. Beds were left unmade (or very sloppily made) and the floor was never swept. One night we returned to find that one bed was made (badly) and the other not at all... how does that happen? The AC didn't work, so it was pretty stuffy in there. NOTE - we left early and returned late every day, so never had the energy to bring up these issues with hotel staff at the time. Consequently, I can't speak to whether they would have been resolved or not had we brought it to their attention.

Posted by on Sep 18, 2016

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1 out of 5

The worst front desk experience EVER

Worst experience ever at A front desk . And very sure the manager Michael is most probably on the take . Wouldn't honor a pre reserved price. Charged me first night because I checked in after 6 ...no prob there and understand) was told night 2 would be full rate because closing the first "in did the 2nd. that was ther deal ! On top of that just RUDE .

Posted by , from A on Aug 21, 2016

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2 out of 5

Didn't stay and would not

We arrived to a nice staff and hotel in decent condition, however, upon checking to room the sheets and pillow cases were stained, thread bare in some spots, and some hair was on the sheets. We asked for another room, the staff was again kind, but the second room had the same issues with cleanliness. The bathroom door in the 1st room also didn't latch.

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015

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About the Motel 6 Salinas, CA - South - Monterey Area

Location 1257 De La Torre Boulevard, Salinas, CA 93905

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

Motel 6 Salinas, CA - South - Monterey Area offers its guests an outdoor pool, a terrace, and coffee/tea in a common area. Public spaces have free WiFi. Motel 6 Salinas, CA - South - Monterey Area also features laundry facilities, RV/bus/truck parking, and an elevator. Free self parking is available. This Salinas motel is smoke free.

  • 128 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal) (1.1 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Train station: Salinas Station (7.7 km / 4.8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Motel 6 Salinas, CA - South - Monterey Area offers 128 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. This Salinas motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Telephone
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas. The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Clean@6 (Motel 6) guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are not washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Guests are not provided with hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property does not follow regional sanitization guidelines
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean@6 (Motel 6)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.