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El Castell Motel

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#26 of 55 Hotels in Monterey
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Monterey, California
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Close to aquarium and tide pools, good location. Second night lots of noise in the parking lot which woke us up. Breakfast in the morning has waffle maker, the kids liked making andceating waffles. Coffee in the rooms was good, refrigerator and microwave in the room allowed for kids to have poocorn snack at night.

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Concord
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We try to stay here whenever possible. The parking situation is a little tricky but the rooms are nice. The continental breakfast they have is standard, nothing special. The hotel is cute though and reasonably priced

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San Rafael, California
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Excellent location, very clean rooms. Nice quiet place and easy access to the highway and ocean. Downtown Monterey wasn't too far from where I stayed. I wouldn't hesitate to stay there again when ever I'm in town. I would definitely recommend this hotel to my friends and family.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Nice clean rooms, comfortable bed. Good breakfast. Next to jazz bus stop to get into centre or 30 minute walk to fishermans wharf. Good value for money. Noisy traffic outside but not too bad with window closed.

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Netanya, Israel
Reviewed 24 May 2016

from the outside the motel looks bad, however the rooms are nice from the inside, they are very specious and sleep quality is good. the breakfast is hideous, one of the worst, and I wouldn't go into the pool as well - it is a good motel to lay your head in for a night - not more

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

The staff at this motel are really nice and try to be helpful. However you can't change the loud music from the nightclub next door. The music went on until around 1 am and was so loud the walls shook. Also when we arrived the chemical smell from the cleaning supplies was so overwhelming we had to leave the doors...

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Monterey, California
Reviewed 21 May 2016

It's ok for what your paying. Rooms are clean. They offer complimentary breakfast. Only problem was the office desk guys are kind of weird. I would consider staying here again on my next trip. Don't expect to get a super fancy place when coming here, remember your not paying much.

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Sandy
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Lovely staff and clean. Exceptionally Clean!!! The front desk was so helpful and the pool was actually warm. Thanks guys we will be back!! The only concern was the parking. It would be better if you assigned room numbers to the spaces. We had kids and had to walk from around the corner to unload our luggage.

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Dos Palos
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The people at the front desk were very nice the maids wouldn't even look at you lack of parking was told the pool was heated put it was ice cold and there was way to much chlorine others than that not bad at all I would return to this establishment in the near future

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Daly City, California
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

The room was very nice to look at but unfortunately not very functional. The shower did not work, luckily I love taking baths so that was no problem to me but my fiance defiently did not appreciate that. Also, the mini fridge and microwave worked but not very well. The fridge was warm and the microwave was something that could...

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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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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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: $81 - $576 (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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