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El Castell Motel

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#27 of 55 Hotels in Monterey
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Like all the motels along highway 1 the rooms were a great size and located perfectly for me and my road trip prices were very low and the quality is not as low as the price had a good stay pool a bonus

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GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at El Castell Motel, responded to this review

Hi John, we're really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, found our hotel perfect for your needs. Hope you had a wonderful visit, we are looking forward to your next visit to Monterey area. Until next time, Hotel Management

Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Best kept secret in Monterey. Excellent value for the money. Clean, comfortable. Staff very friendly and helpful. The heated pool was a big plus, for us and the grandkids. We will definitely book for return visits to Monterey.

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GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at El Castell Motel, responded to this review

Best kept secret? That's quite the compliment, and we're beyond flattered. Nothing gives us more pleasure than to know our guests had a wonderful stay with us. We can't wait to welcome you back again soon next time you visit Monterey. Best wishes, Hotel Management

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I enjoyed staying at this motel. Quiet and sleep well. No problems on it's quality and a reasonable price. Moreover, the indoor Swimming pool was a fun. Actually this is my first time to stay at a motel in this country. It was a good experience.

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Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The pictures look great. When you get to the room the carpets are filthy I would not walk barefoot on them. The Bed sounds like there is a piece of sheet metal under it that when you move makes a loud drum like sound. The bathroom has been updated and is nice, except for the long black hairs on the...

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Turlock
Reviewed 22 October 2016

My husband and I would return. It's close to the beach and Fisherman's wharf. Rooms are updated, clean, & cozy. (Although they are not as big as they look in the pictures) Reasonable price for a nice room. Staff friendliness could use some work, but overall good experience! Booked our room easily and hassle free on Expedia!

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Nevada City, California
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I was worried after reading some of the Yelp reviews but this place was really nice for the price. Room was super clean. Staff was nice. Location was good for our vacation. Pool wasn't all that warm but we swam in it every night. The continental breakfast had a pretty big selection and enough food for everyone. The showers didn't...

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

At first was a little skeptical and almost passed on this motel, but decided to give it a shot and it was worth it. Great location, only 10minute drive from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Lots of fast food and a CVS nearby so you could have anything you needed quickly. Location was clean. Only downside was the parking. Seemed too...

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Concord, California
Reviewed 18 October 2016

El Castell Motel is a very nice motel, stayed 3 day, 2nights. Very cozy And clean. The continental breakfast was good as well, could have been longer then just 2hrs but overall a very good experience. Near a lot of restaurants and not to far from the wharf or aquarium.

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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 16 October 2016

An average place, ok for spending the night. Area beautiful. Breakfast ok, we were allowed late check in. Polite staff. Looks better on the pics than in reality but again for one night we did not care much. Bed was comfy and they provide toiletries which was nice.

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San Francisco
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stayed here for two night in October. This was a photography outing with some other photographers. Great location in terms of the Aquarium, Cannery Row, and a short drive to Carmel & Point Lobos. Room was clean & comfortable - large enough and the bed was reasonably firm. Microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker included - but they only stocked one...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • 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: $85 - $726 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Castell Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
El Castell Hotel Monterey
Hotel Style:
#6 Green Hotel in Monterey
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