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Gateway Thunderbird Motel

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Finding an ideal budget friendly motel in Seaside does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Gateway Thunderbird Motel, a nice option for travellers like you. If you are driving, free parking is available, and while at Gateway Thunderbird Motel, guests can go online with free wifi. While visiting Seaside, you may want to try some crab at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Fishwife. Should time allow, Frog Pond Wetland Preserve (1.9 km) and Seaside Yoga Sanctuary (1.4 km) are some popular attractions that are within walking distance. Gateway Thunderbird Motel looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Seaside.
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Although the motel appears to have recently been remodeled, there are a lot of negatives. There was no suitcase rack and I had to put my suitcase on a chair. The towels were wafer thin and consisted of entirely of pills. The ice machine was...More

Thank rjjohannes2
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Motel that is about 10 minutes driving from Monterey aquarium. The room is OK in size but the maintenance seems not that good. Moreover the receptionist is one of the rudest people we ever met. We stayed one night and arrived quiet late so we...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

We stayed at the Gateway Inn in Seaside. We expected to have 5 people, so we got the room that had 3 beds. One bed in a separate room. 1. Price – the price was a great price point. Especially during the first weekend of...More

Thank rochelle w
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, the place was clean and the bathroom was recently renovated, but the rest of the property is in disrepair, the mattress as harder than the floor and the sounds of the main road next to the room echo through all night....More

Thank Conrad B
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed for just one night. I booked online and was given an exact amount including tax that I would be paying. When we showed up they added on a $5.00 "miscellaneous fee" - not that the amount is high, but the underhanded approach really...More

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"all the room were large and very clean"
mjinthe831
27 Nov 2016
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"Gustos Restaurant is next door, call ahead if you want to eat before 7pm on a Saturday"
292patricew
11 Nov 2015
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"If you get choice opt for a refurbished room."
Tim825
4 Aug 2015
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"Do not stay here. Not safe, druggies and low-lifes."
Expresso1
30 Sep 2014
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PRICE RANGE
US$65 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
gateway thunderbird hotel seaside
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Gateway Lodge Motel
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSeaside
NUMBER OF ROOMS
66
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