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El Castell Motel

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#24 of 55 Hotels in Monterey
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

3 day Business stay. Quiet, Clean & Very Comfortable Bed, Staff very accommodating as they checked me in early due to the fact I would not be getting back to hotel until late.Up to date property that has been care for very nicely. A real plus is this property is all one level. You can't end up under another unit.

2Thank barbeehair
Roseville, Ca
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We picked this motel because it offered sleeping for 6 in one room. The price was lower than competitors but still a lot to spend for what you get! I guess because of location in Monterey. The beds were nice and comfortable and the bathrooms had been updated with granite. Cleaning staff could have done a little better. When we...

1Thank meloraklusnick
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 1 April 2016

The accommodations were excellent for our family of five. Rooms were clean, spacious, and very comfortable. Ceilings are a little thin, so not the quietest but I would return. Wifi worked very well! Close to Monterey sites!

2Thank hansen1783
Modesto, California
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Close to food and shops. Pretty clean and quiet place. Liked the indoor pool and free breakfast although I have to say it was very crowded when we had breakfast at 8:30. I would stay here again next time we visit Monterey for vacation.

1Thank alexg11114444
Monterey, California
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Great stay!! Clean room!! When needing something staff was very friendly!! Breakfast was good but could use fruit or something a little nutritional!! Area to eat was a tad small but with the kids had no problem taking it back to room!! Other wise great stay!!

1Thank MamaBob459
Cuiaba, Brazil
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Good price. The room is clean and confortable The breakfast was better than the continental breakfast elsewhere, the havia a waffle machine... The check in could be early. Excelent option in Monterey.

1Thank vidalguer
Simi Valley, California
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The room was clean and charmingly decorated which made you feel you were in someone's home instead of a standard motel room. The location was great for getting to the sites of Monterey and its environs. Make-it-yourself waffles were a special treat for breakfast! We plan to book this hotel again the next time we come to Monterey.

Thank Jaimevache
Northridge, Ca
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Very nice for a 2 star hotel. The Rooms were clean and had newer decor. It had a nice bathroom. Wifi, decent continental breakfast. Fridge, microwave, everything worked. Pool, laundry room...Cordial staff. Can't complain.

Thank Kristie S
Grass Valley, California
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I had a wonderful stay at the El Castell motel! The room was vary clean and nice, also the staff was vary friendly. I stayed for there days with my two young children on vacation the staff let us pick from a few rooms so I could be closer to the pool and down stairs witch made things a lot...

Thank kayla_moran
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Clean , comfortable with adequate continental breakfast. Need more space for the breakfast, however. Very crowded. Good lighting. Within walking distance to several restaurants. My favorite thing was there were lots of electrical outlets to charge devices.

Thank Diane G

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • 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: $99 - $994 (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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