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El Castell Motel

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#27 of 55 Hotels in Monterey
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El Dorado Hills, United States
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We were happy with our choice of a hotel. It was very clean and staff was very friendly and accommodating. We ask for extra coffee and sugars from the maids and they gave us all we wanted. It was conveniently located to the Denis the Menace park and to the Monterey Bay Aquarium just as they said when I called....

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

Hi Joyce, We're delighted to hear that we provided such a great place for you to stay to enjoy all of the local attractions. We're always happy to hear positive feedback about our staff and our cleanliness, to thank you in particular for mentioning that. We're sorry that your boys felt that the pool was too cold - most of...

Sedona
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Good Location good value. Good coffee in rooms. Need more decaf coffee in rooms and softer mattresses Many places to eat close by. Can't think of anything more to say. 200 carrCters is a silly length for a review.

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

We are delighted that you enjoyed our convenient location, and that you found us to be a reasonably priced option for your accommodation needs. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much, and we would love to welcome you back again very soon. Best Wishes, Hotel Management

Beersheba, Israel
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Overall - it was a decent place. For 100$ a night it ain't bad at all. we got a good night sleep - the room was nicely equiped for a motel (even had an iron board), but it wasn't perfect because in the morning we heared the kids from the room above us running around There is an airport near...

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

Hi Robbie, thanks for staying with us recently, and for taking the time to review our hotel. We're happy that you found us to be well-equipped, and that you enjoyed a good night's sleep. We hope that you'll stay with us again the next time you're in the area. Best wishes, Hotel Management

San Bernardino, California
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The bed was very comfortable. Clean with great amenities. We had no issues with outside noise, though the heater was a little loud but efficient. I parked right in front of our room. The breakfast was just OK, but better than nothing... Overall we enjoyed our stay and would come and stay again.

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

Our number one goal is to provide our guests with a clean comfortable place to stay, where they can have a good night's sleep, and I'm delighted that we did that so well for you:) Thank for your review. We can't wait to welcome you back again soon! Best Wishes, Hotel Management

Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We stayed a couple of nights last week. We're a family of 6 so had to have one large room. It cost over $400 for two nights which seemed a lot to me. Upon arrival we inquired about room choices but the owner/manager was quite dismissive. We certainly weren't made to feel welcome. The room itself was quite nice and...

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

Dear guest, we are very disappointed to see that you appear to have had such a bad experience during your recent stay with us. This is not the usual feedback we get and not the usual experience that our guests have. Our guests always tell us that they love our spacious and well-kept rooms and heat in the bathroom area...

Fair Oaks
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The tv didn't work very well in our room as the service kept shutting off every 10 minutes or so and rebooted. Very nice with a refrigerator and comfortable bed. Bathroom was tiled. Room was good enough and parking was right in front of the room. I payed 68 dollars tax and fees included the night before thanksgiving

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

Hi there, thank you for staying with us and for your review. We are so delighted to read that enjoyed your stay with us overall and our amenities were perfect for your needs. However, we are so sorry to hear about TV issue. Please know that we will be looking into this right away. We hope this did not inconvenience...

Dijon
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We spent two days over thanksgiving so we could explore the area. The pool was good-chilly but still accessible for the kids. Room was clean and adequate for a family of 4. fridge was a decent size. Room was warm (maybe a little too warm). Upstairs neighbours were noisy, but that isn't the fault of the hotel. Major downer was...

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

Hi Joanne, we're really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, and found our hotel amenities and service perfect for your needs. But we are disappointed to read that our breakfast options left something to be desired. Please know that we will be looking into this to see what we can do to improve. Thanks for your review, we...

Long Beach, California
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Overall value was excellent. The room was a little small but we also had 2 adults, 1-13 year old and an 18 month old. The in door pool looked nice but was too cold to swim in. Enjoyed the free breakfast and coffee in the room was a welcome necessity. An overall good time was had by my entire family.

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

Dear guest, it gives us immense pleasure to see that you and your family had a wonderful stay with us during thanksgiving week. We hope you had a great thanksgiving, and we hope to welcome you back again on your next visit to Monterey. Best wishes, Hotel Management

Antioch
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Convenient location, nice rooms great TV package as far as getting local sporting events. Great prices. Only constructive criticism is the morning breakfast...the juice machine is warm!! Who wants warm apple juice?

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

Hi there, we are pleased to see that you enjoyed our cable package and had a comfortable stay overall. Thank you for your feedback about the juice machine, please know that we are looking into this and will take care of this. Thanks again. Warm wishes, Hotel Management

Tustin
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Comfortable Stay at El Castelle. Motel was very conveniently located to downtown and Cannery Row. The room had all the basic amenities such as refrigerator and microwave. Room was very clean. I will definitely stay here again when in Monterey.

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

We are so glad to glad to see that you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us from amenities to clean rooms. We hope this means you'll be back again someday on your next visit to the area. Thanks again for your wonderful comments. Best wishes, Hotel Management

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • 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: RM285 - RM2,473 (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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