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Los Banos, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived late, warm welcome, clean room, easy access to everything for business that I needed. Business Center is a little light and in the main lobby so there is no confidentiality if you are trying to work there. However, front desk staff is on their game. Enjoyed morning conversation and decent continental breakfast. For the price, I was very happy...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Average inexpensive hotel, clean, met the needs for a one night stay. Nothing spectacular but an acceptable place to spend the night. Neighborhood didnt look spectacular but it met our needs. Breakfast was minimal but they did have a waffle maker my son enjoyed, yogurt, coffee, bagels, toast, muffins, cereal, milk etc.

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San Leandro, United States
Reviewed 2 November 2016

After checking into the hotel, saw the concierge for my parking permit and info. Aaron was great in recommending a fantastic Brazilian steak house since I commented on wanting some meat. The hotel was beautiful, as for the wine that was in our room wasn't to my taste. The fire was very nice since it was raining. It's a great...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The Salinas HoJo was what I expect for an economy hotel, but the wifi was spotty and unreliable. I was never able to get it to work in my room. The room itself, though, was nice and clean and the TV worked.

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Cottonwood, California
Reviewed 14 October 2016

2 out of 8 days the water was so salty it would fizz in the sink, you could not drink it and the soap would not lather up.

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Ray P, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn Salinas, responded to this review

I am so sorry, that you experience salty water at the hotel. On investigating we found out that the water softener in the hotel has been acting up and not performing its cycle at the appropriate time and for that reason it created the salty water which was in the morning half. This issue was address with our water softener...

Auburn, California
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Hotel Staff was really friendly and helpful, going out of their way to making us feel welcome. Room was very clean.

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

After going to Monterey, we decided to "save money" by coming here. We were greeted by a room reeking of cigarette smoke. The sink had black cigarette flakes. When I called the front desk, the owner told me "no smoking is allowed" and loudly hung up the phone before I could say anything. The motel was at near empty capacity....

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Very sorry to hear your experience and I apologies for the that. I am not sure what really happen but did talk to the manager in charged for that day. If we were had other rooms available and the room the room you were in was not in the condition it should be, we would definitely exchange the room for...

Livermore, California
Reviewed 27 September 2016

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Murrieta, California
Reviewed 26 September 2016

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Inn Salinas

Address: 131 John Street, Salinas, CA 93901
Region: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range: £58 - £303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Inn Salinas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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“Clean place, nice staff.”
 of 5 bubbles calif827, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for a room away from John Street, towards the back of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles WStaso, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Corner rooms have the best air flow with windows open. Didn't help.”
 of 5 bubbles SamPrude, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“My only advice for a good stay and for a good nights sleep is to NOT book a room at this hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles cookie_lady02, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Corner rooms probably have more room.”
 of 5 bubbles Jeffreya, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
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