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Salinas, CA
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Top Hotels in Salinas

Hampton Inn & Suites Salinas
Hampton Inn & Suites Salinas
2.5 out of 5
523 Work Street, Salinas, CA
The price is $110 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1

Situated in Salinas, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of National Steinbeck Center, First Mayor's House, and Salinas Valley Model Railroad Museum. Aguila Cultural ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (773 reviews)

"Location and access to Starbucks. Courteous staff."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Hampton Inn & Suites Salinas
Laurel Inn Motel
Laurel Inn Motel
2 out of 5
801 West Laurel Dr., Salinas, CA
The price is $76 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1

Located in the heart of Salinas, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of California Rodeo Grounds, Boronda Adobe History Center, and Salinas Sports Complex. Northridge ...

3.9/5Good! (1,060 reviews)

"There was a problem with the heater and 3 different remotes for txv fidnt work and i dont like theyre choice of txv programing"…"

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2020

Laurel Inn Motel
Motel 6 Salinas, CA - South - Monterey Area
Motel 6 Salinas, CA - South - Monterey Area
2 out of 5
1257 De La Torre Boulevard, Salinas, CA
The price is $59 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Situated in Salinas, this motel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Salinas Fairways Golf Course and within 3 mi (5 km) of National Steinbeck Center and First Mayor's House. ...

3/5 (993 reviews)

"Customer service was outstanding. Front desk was professional and polite. Especially Rubi. Also housekeeping was great , Willy does an excellent job making sure all the guest needs are meet."…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

Motel 6 Salinas, CA - South - Monterey Area
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Salinas

Rancho Vista Two Bedroom Suite
Rancho Vista Two Bedroom Suite
Salinas, CA
The price is $225 per night from Mar 26 to Mar 27

Situated in the mountains, this historic vacation home is within 12 mi (20 km) of Toro County Park, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, and Laguna Seca Golf Club ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
1 night stay

"Everything is good and like the description. Only issue are the 2 space heaters in the rooms are on same circuit breaker, so they pop often"…"

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

Rancho Vista Two Bedroom Suite
Three bedroom home with open concept and sweeping decks on each level.
Three bedroom home with open concept and sweeping decks on each level.
Salinas, CA
The price is $1,256 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2

Situated in a rural location, this romantic vacation home is within 12 mi (20 km) of Toro County Park, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, and Laguna Seca Golf ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Peaceful stay in Carmel Valley

"Thoroughly enjoyed this open floor plan home with beautiful sunset views over Carmel Valley hills. It’s a winding road up to this home that sits high up on one of the many hills in Salinas. From the home we took day trips to Carmel by the Sea and Monterey. There are great hiking places in the area ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Three bedroom home with open concept and sweeping decks on each level.
Private Guest Suite in the Country central to Monterey, Carmel
Private Guest Suite in the Country central to Monterey, Carmel
Salinas, CA
The price is $150 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1

Situated in Salinas, this vacation home is within 12 mi (20 km) of Northridge Mall, Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, and Salinas Sports Complex. ...

5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Excellent Stay!

"Needed a rest stop for the night. What I got was a gorgeous room and a comfy bed. Hard to leave the next day :-)."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Private Guest Suite in the Country central to Monterey, Carmel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Salinas

3.7

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
99
5 - Excellent 22.2972972972973%
4 - Good
178
4 - Good 40.090090090090094%
3 - Okay
121
3 - Okay 27.25225225225225%
2 - Disappointing
32
2 - Disappointing 7.207207207207207%
1 - Terrible
14
1 - Terrible 3.1531531531531534%

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

May 1, 2020

It’s my hometown so not a lot to do because of Quarantine and everything is closed. Was just a quick visit.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 19, 2020

I’ve been visiting family in Salinas my whole life. Salinas is always a great place to stay!

2/5 - Disappointing

Verified traveler

Feb 22, 2020

Would not stay in this city

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 19, 2020

We were there for a memorial service and the location was ideal

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 17, 2020

Nice place to visit

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jan 26, 2020

I live here so I am biased. Salinas is a nice place to live and has plenty of shopping and restaurants to choose from.

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