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Medford, Oregon
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We got here at 10pm. Check in was quick and I have to say the rooms were so quiet all night long. So easy to sleep.

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Whittier, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

VERY POOR AND RUDE STAFFS. Customer service is very unreliable. We were a regular customer - NOT ANYMORE. Better find a better hotel than being insulted by the staffs.

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Ray P, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Salinas, responded to this review

I am sorry that you felt that the staff was rude, but all we politely explain to you that the reservation was booked as 1 Adult check in in a double bed room but there was more than 4 checking in each room, and it would require additional charges. In pass when you came we ignored that fact that you...

Montpelier, Idaho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was basic- okay- but not special- old style tube tv that didn't display properly. Young desk agent helpful- older male desk agent was grumpy

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Ray P, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Salinas, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at our hotel. I know you found our hotel basic and old style and I acknowledge that. But we are in the process of remodeling the entire hotel with the new brand name décor which will be done by next year hopefully. So may be if you come back again , you will have a...

Newark, California
Reviewed 9 February 2017

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The room was clean except for the cereal on the floor by the refrigerator. Could feel the springs in the mattress, pillow was lumpy. The TV was old (not a flat screen) and the reception was fuzzy. Breakfast was basic but okay - waffles, yogurt, etc. Orange juice tasted spoiled. Wi-Fi worked good. Do not be fooled by the nice...

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Ray P, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Salinas, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at pour hotel. I have made notes of the issues you have pointed out and discuss with my staff. We are also in the process of remodeling the entire hotel rooms and hopefully we will get done by next year and the next time you are back hope you will have a pleasant stay.

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

My mother and I stayed here while traveling from different states to see my grandmother. I normally stay in Monterey, but wanted to be closer to family, so an Aunt recommended the HOJO. The neighborhood is actually very quiet, which ended up being a good thing because my second day in town I came down with something for horrible and...

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Ray P, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Salinas, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at our hotel in Jan of this year. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Please do come back again and we will be happy to see you.

Reviewed 26 January 2017

My wife and I liked this hotel. The neighborhood was a little sketchy but once the inside our room was big, clean and offered all the amenities. The desk clerk was very accommodating with us and our motorcycle as a rainstorm came during the night. The room appeared to have been recently renovated. Breakfast was nice and had more choices...

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Ray P, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Salinas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your stay at our hotel. I am glad you had a pleasant stay and hope to see you again for your next trip if you are passing by.

Los Banos, California
Reviewed 24 December 2016

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Arrived late, warm welcome, clean room, easy access to everything for business that I needed. Business Center is a little light and in the main lobby so there is no confidentiality if you are trying to work there. However, front desk staff is on their game. Enjoyed morning conversation and decent continental breakfast. For the price, I was very happy...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Average inexpensive hotel, clean, met the needs for a one night stay. Nothing spectacular but an acceptable place to spend the night. Neighborhood didnt look spectacular but it met our needs. Breakfast was minimal but they did have a waffle maker my son enjoyed, yogurt, coffee, bagels, toast, muffins, cereal, milk etc.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Inn Salinas

Address: 131 John Street, Salinas, CA 93901
Region: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range: ₹ 5,432 - ₹ 10,733 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Inn Salinas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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