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Best Western Salinas Monterey Hotel

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Clean room, comfortable bed, good enough breakfast .Gas station, fast food restaurants. Everything you need for this price.

It was really nice a little too close by the freeway but not enough to not let one sleep. Staff was very friendly and made the check in and checkout process very easy. I would definitely stay here again.

Front office staff friendly and helpful. Other hotel & lobby staff eager to assist with our needs. We received excellent service at the breakfast room. Rooms very clean, very modern. We had microwave & small refrigerator & complimentary coffee in our room. We enjoyed our stay.

Larry was great, was able to tell me where a great wine place was and even gave me a map to get there since I am not from the area. Continental breakfast service was great. The place is close to everything and a great price. Very clean also.

Hotel was overall nice. Was on first floor and had no problems. Only thing is that the location of hotel is not in what I would consider a great part of town. That being said no issues with anything in terms of location.

Great hotel staff, super helpful and supportive (i was visiting with wife and a toddler). They do provide a crib for a toddler to sleep in. Room was clean, very large, and relatively quiet considering hotel is literally next to the freeway. The area where hotel is located is a bit sketch, but as long as you lock your cars ( i was on motorcycle) the staff is watching parking lot and they have security / cameras 24/7. There is mcdonalds and in-n-out right next to hotel so late night snacking was covered there. Since we had pretty action packed schedule, it was good to have 101 close to us and its just a 20 -30 minute ride to Cannery Row

We left early. It was such an uncomfortable stay. There were dirty linens, the bed was old, the sheets and towels were worn out, and there was a nauseating smell in the room.

Good & decent place to crash while doing a tour of HWY 1 and near by Monterrey & Carmel.

It was the best night I had a lone . No worries about nothing

Friendly service as soon as i arrived(complimentary bottle of water to boot.) The room was clean and well set up. On second day they were repairing the water pipes but notified me well before they shut the water off. I would reccomend this hotel to anyone staying in the monterey area.

Really great staff and room super clean and quiet place to spend the night .. Mcdonald right outside:)

Pretty good overall experience. The location is very nice, it is next to highway as well as IN-N-OUT and Macdonald's next door.

Not too bad but definitely needs a better breakfast for the price. Also stay away from room 111 unless you want to hear the laundry room next door.

My husband and I stayed here. It was a comfortable stay. The room was clean but the bed had no fitted sheets on the bottom and had been made so loosely that I had to remake the bed in the middle of the night. The first day our bed was not re-made. We never found out why. The breakfast was pretty much the usual, cereal, juices, coffee, yougert, etc. The waffles were great. The desk staff was pleasant and efficient. We might stay here again. Easy on and off of Highway 101 South.

Friendly and helpful staff members. Easy to locate.

It was just ok. not a new building that was old one.

We checked in on July 9. The staff was friendly. We asked some questions. He was patient and explained in details. Close to freeway so it's very easy to move around.

Great for affordable travel to Monterey Bay area, but there isn't too much in the immediate surrounding area.

I booked a nonsmoking room and was given a disqusting smoking room because there was no-vacancy. The room stunk to high Heaven and my eyes were burning from the smoke smell. There were ashes in the window sills of the room. The toilet never flushed properly. No hot water when trying to bath and hair from the last person who stayed in the shower. There was dirt in the sheets, probably not changed from the last person who stayed. There was not a fitted sheet on the bed instead the bed had two flat sheets, of which one was attempted to be tucked into the corners. But we all know they do not stay in place. The coffee pot was one of the cheapest models ever and leak everywhere and was set up in a place that did not reach a power outlet. The woman at the front desk in the morning was very rude and when I checked out early and gave her both keys her response was, that's it, your checked out. There was no "Thank you, come again,would you care for a receipt" or any type of customer service. Paid over $200 for this rude gross room. Do yourself a favor and stay somewhere else.

In a line of basic hotels it's just as basic. None of them are better than the other. If I had one complaint it was the fluorescent lighting. Pretty harsh lighting.

175 Kern St Salinas CA

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool

Best Western Salinas Monterey Hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Aguila Cultural Center and National Steinbeck Center. This 58-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. First Mayor's House and Salinas Valley Model Railroad Museum are also near this Salinas hotel.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast.


Rooms

All of Best Western Salinas Monterey Hotel's 58 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free weekday newspapers, free local calls, and ironing boards are also standard.


Property features

Guests of Best Western Salinas Monterey Hotel have access to an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with sightseeing, directions, and local dining recommendations. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and express check-in.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Business Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Best Western Salinas Monterey Hotel

Everyone (2) Business (9) Couples (23) Family (13) Other (2) Friends (3)
4

nice hotel

Everyone

Clean room, comfortable bed, good enough breakfast .Gas station, fast food restaurants. Everything you need for this price.

By , from South California on Aug 8, 2016

Review comment responded on Aug 25, 2016

Dear Galina I thank you for your review and want you to know that your feedback is important to us and we value your time. Thank you for your recent stay and hope to one day provide you with excellent customer service.

5
Everyone

It was really nice a little too close by the freeway but not enough to not let one sleep. Staff was very friendly and made the check in and checkout process very easy. I would definitely stay here again.

By on May 23, 2016

Review comment responded on May 28, 2016

Thank you for the great comments. I do hope you will come back and visit us again.

5

weekend getaway

Families

Front office staff friendly and helpful. Other hotel & lobby staff eager to assist with our needs. We received excellent service at the breakfast room. Rooms very clean, very modern. We had microwave & small refrigerator & complimentary coffee in our room. We enjoyed our stay.

By on Oct 13, 2015

5

awesome stay

Singles

Larry was great, was able to tell me where a great wine place was and even gave me a map to get there since I am not from the area. Continental breakfast service was great. The place is close to everything and a great price. Very clean also.

By on Sep 19, 2015

4

business trip

BusinessTravelers

Hotel was overall nice. Was on first floor and had no problems. Only thing is that the location of hotel is not in what I would consider a great part of town. That being said no issues with anything in terms of location.

By on Aug 13, 2015

4

good spot for overnight stay

Families

Great hotel staff, super helpful and supportive (i was visiting with wife and a toddler). They do provide a crib for a toddler to sleep in. Room was clean, very large, and relatively quiet considering hotel is literally next to the freeway. The area where hotel is located is a bit sketch, but as long as you lock your cars ( i was on motorcycle) the staff is watching parking lot and they have security / cameras 24/7. There is mcdonalds and in-n-out right next to hotel so late night snacking was covered there. Since we had pretty action packed schedule, it was good to have 101 close to us and its just a 20 -30 minute ride to Cannery Row

By on Jul 21, 2015

1

disappointing

Couples

We left early. It was such an uncomfortable stay. There were dirty linens, the bed was old, the sheets and towels were worn out, and there was a nauseating smell in the room.

By on May 31, 2015

4

family trip

Families

Good & decent place to crash while doing a tour of HWY 1 and near by Monterrey & Carmel.

By on Apr 16, 2015

5

awesome

Couples

It was the best night I had a lone . No worries about nothing

By on Mar 14, 2015

5

perfect stay

Families

Friendly service as soon as i arrived(complimentary bottle of water to boot.) The room was clean and well set up. On second day they were repairing the water pipes but notified me well before they shut the water off. I would reccomend this hotel to anyone staying in the monterey area.

By on Jan 7, 2015