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El Castell Motel

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#24 of 55 Hotels in Monterey
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We were somewhat apprehensive about staying here as it was a far cry from the type of places we usually stay. On this occasion we just needed somewhere quick and easy on our drive from SF to LA. We checked in very quickly and easily and managed to park right outside our room. On first opening the door there was...

Thank runandbreak
Monterey, California
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Clean, up to date, quiet, and great breakfast! Definitely worth the money. We felt like we were in our own little apartment, with parking just feet from our door. Also very friendly staff! They recommended a great restaurant to us within walking distance, and we loved it!

Thank alyssap720
Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very good value. Cute little rooms equipped with microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, blow dryer, iron, toiletries, cable tv and free breakfast. Friendly staff. Very easy directions, to and from motel to downtown Monterey. There is also an indoor pool. It was quiet at night, and the bed was comfortable.

Thank klayhee
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Was a nice place to stop off on route to LA, hotel was comfortable and in a central location. My only criticism was it states breakfast included, but it is mainly bread and cereal and as a coeliac sufferer who can't eat any wheat, barley or rye products there was no gluten free option which meant I had yogurt or...

Thank Chris48southampton
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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

I was in Monterey for a three day conference and had a roommate coming from another location. The reservation was handled perfectly. I was able to add her name to the reservation so she was able to arrive before me and get into the room. We also arrived later in the day and there was no issue with "late arrival"....

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Our room was exceptionally clean and comfortable. I especially loved the pillows. It was also very quiet in spite of being located on a very busy street. Our only disappointment was that the internet signal was weak and we couldn't connect. But we didn't tell the office, perhaps they could have helped us. It just wasn't that important to us...

Thank janetlee84
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Just a little maintenance would go a long way. Ripped carpet needs to be fixed. Touch up paint in the bathroom. Repair, prime and paint the rusty steel beams in the pool house. We also did not have a suitcase rack in our room. Although the hotel is close to the airport, planes did not fly during the night, a...

Thank Grandma2311
Ceres, California
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Comfortable,relaxing, excellent customer service and great location close to the wharf and shopping centers/restaurants. Stayed here twice and my family and I look forward to coming back for another vacation stay. Quick and easy online booking too.

Thank claribel900
Napa, California
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Room was generally clean, a stain on the pillow case, but a very comfortable bed and pillows. The breakfast was very crowded so get there early. The waffles were pretty tasty though! The walls were pretty thin, the shower was clean and the microwave and refrigerator was a nice touch!

1Thank maikao2016
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The motel has easy access to Hwy 1 making it easy ti get to the major sites of Monterey and Carmel. Beach parking is a short drive away and the wonderful coastline walking/biking path goes right by the Monterey Pier and through Cannery Row. The path has great views of the bay, it's a great way to get some exercise...

1Thank LeMayovaz

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hotel is conveniently located minutes from all the major attractions of Monterey such as the Aquarium, Fisherman's Wharf, 17 mile drive, Cannery Row and Carmel. We have several room types that range from 1 Queen/King bed to 1 bedroom suites with 3 beds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Castell Motel

Address: 2102 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5294
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Monterey
Price Range: ₹ 4,754 - ₹ 47,029 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Castell Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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El Castell Hotel Monterey
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#6 Green Hotel in Monterey
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“The rooms in the back building were larger. Avoid the side of the property near the dance club (to the east I believe)”
Lovetobehomeagain, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The amenities in the bathroom :)”
maruberru2906, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If staying on a weekend request a room away from the nightclub”
rosoygirl1, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Second floor in the back are best.”
germinator, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“No complaints”
justinehax, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
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