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Gateway Thunderbird Motel

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North Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last week I went to the Monterey Peninsula on business and found myself at the Gateway Lodge in Seaside enquiring about a room to rent for the week. Not only did the motel have the best rate in town but it even had better amenities. My room was large and very clean. I was pleasantly surprised to have a fridge...

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Encinitas, California
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Clean, recently remodeled room with microwave, refrigerator and flat screen t.v. Excellent value for the location so close to Monterey, Carmel and Pacific Grove. Very attentive, friendly staff. Great Italian restaurant right next door.

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Good location and price, but thats it.. They don´t pay any attention on cleaning. You can see it already at the reception, everything is dusty what people don't touch daily. The towels and linen are old, with many spots on them. The phone looks like it was never cleaned in the past ten years. I've found blood on the bathroom...

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Oakley, California
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Clean update rooms, decent beds and pillows. We went for the Half Marathon on Monterey and staying in town was not in the budget. This was only 5 miles away and worked out great. Neighbors were a little noise, thumping around until 11pm then again at 4am (I'm guessing they were doing the run also) We got back to our...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Stayed here with my family half way through month long touring holiday now we can compare it to all the other places we stayed we feel that here was very poor value. On positive side the staff were pleasant and helpful enough and the recently refurbished room was very good. It is also within easy driving distance of Monterrey but...

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Huntington, New York
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

I was really concerned after reading the reviews but as I described below, my experience was nothing but good. We were driving down the coast and needed to stay the night. All the hotels we checked - on tripadvisor, yelp, Hotwire, airbnb, priceline - all were charging ridiculous rates and were mostly sold out or unavailable. Traffic was really piled...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 19 June 2015

I have no complaints. My room appeared to be newly remodeled. Bedding was clean. Fridge and microwave were clean and worked fine. Flatscreen tv and wi-fi worked perfectly. Bathroom clean, shower worked great. No excessive noise from the neighbors or the street. In sum, my experience was much better than many of the older reviews posted here. I booked on...

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2Thank JackKerowack
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

Disgusting personnel very rude never stay there mold smells bad cock roches bedding is nasty.where is the health department they need to shut this place down. Please don't give these people any more business.

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2Thank jaimesilvag
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

I had shown up with my partner.And was criticized about us using one bed...It went bad from there when we opened up the room to see there was food left over on the floor and in the fridge. TV channels were all fuzzy ..wi fi worked well . Breakfast was two different kind of Costco muffins cut into fours... Coffee...

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1Thank Adrian G
Santa Clara, California
Reviewed 2 April 2015

First appearance makes you think this place will be OK but take my word for it, this place was a disgusting mess. It had toilets in the courtyards. When I pulled back the bed linen there were stains and I couldn't tell if had ever been laundered. The rooms smelled so stale and of old cigarette smoke. I didn't look...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Gateway Thunderbird Motel

Address: 1909 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955-3128 (Formerly Gateway Lodge Motel)
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Seaside
Price Range: RM315 - RM1,020 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Gateway Thunderbird Motel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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“all the room were large and very clean”
 of 5 bubbles mjinthe831, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Gustos Restaurant is next door, call ahead if you want to eat before 7pm on a Saturday”
 of 5 bubbles 292patricew, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If you get choice opt for a refurbished room.”
 of 5 bubbles Tim825, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Do not stay here. Not safe, druggies and low-lifes.”
 of 5 bubbles Expresso1, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Maake sure you get one of the recently renovated rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles bartz_schneider, 17 Aug 2014 | Read review
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