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Steinbeck Lodge - Salinas - Front desk
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Laurel Inn Motel - Salinas - Bedroom
Laurel Inn Motel
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Free Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi
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Top tips for finding Salinas hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Salinas, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Salinas in January and March.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Salinas if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 26 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Salinas hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Salinas found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $104, while the most expensive was $319.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Salinas for 2 days.
  • If you are looking to enjoy water sports during your vacation in Salinas, then Spindrift Inn will be an ideal hotel for you. The hotel offers guests beach access, where you can participate in several water sports such as scuba diving, fishing, boat riding, snorkeling, surfing, and diving.
  • For a hotel that offers airport shuttle transport, then consider booking a stay at Sunset Inn. If you book a vacation at this hotel, you will be entitled to free airport shuttle service to and from the airport.
  • If you are looking to enjoy fun times during your Salinas holiday, consider staying at Green Gables Inn, A Four Sisters Inn. The hotel offers guests sporting activities such as golf, bicycle rental, and cycling. The hotel also offers guests beach access, fishing, canoeing, scuba diving, and snorkeling.
  • If you are looking to have a relaxing getaway, then you will find a peaceful home in the Intercontinental The Clement Monterey, An IHG Hotel. The hotel features a spa and wellness center where you will enjoy body massages, spa baths, and Jacuzzis. The hotel also has an outdoor pool for your relaxed swimming.
  • For those traveling to Salinas on a business trip, book a stay at the Monterey Bay Inn. The hotel has a business center with conference rooms fitted with high-speed internet and meeting facilities. The establishment offers guests a workspace where you can access services such as computer use, faxing, photocopying, and laptop storage.
  • If you are keen on shopping, you should stay in one of the hotels that is near the Northridge Mall. The Laurel Inn is a 2-star hotel that is a 9-minute drive away from this shopping mall, which has over 100 shops as well as restaurants and department stores. Everything is under one roof so you can shop and eat without leaving the premises.
  • Salinas was the birthplace in the early 1900s of the American author John Steinbeck and as such, there are tributes to him in the town. If you are interested in literature and would like to explore John Steinbeck’s House and the National Steinbeck Center, you should stay at the 2-star Howard Johnson by Wyndham Salinas, which is 0.68 miles from the National Steinbeck Center and 0.80 miles from the house that John Steinbeck grew up in.
  • For those visitors who love to hike, you could stay at the 2-star Inns of California Salinas, which is approximately a 15 minutes’ drive away from the Toro County Park, which is open all year round and has various events and activities for visitors. The Toro County Park covers over 4,500 acres and has hiking and biking trails as well as horse riding trails.
  • An unusual place to visit is the Medical History Museum, which is located inside the Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital. The 3-star Hampton Inn & Suites Salinas is a 6-mintue drive away from the hospital and the Medical History Museum, which has items on display such as a Civil War surgical kit and a doctor’s office of the 1920s, among other things.
  • Another place of historical interest is the Boronda Adobe History Center, which was built between 1844 and 1848 and is listed as a State Historic Landmark. The 3-star Courtyard by Marriott Salinas Monterey is a minute’s drive away from this historical building and museum.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Salinas

  • Which Salinas hotels have accessible amenities?

    If you are a guest who requires limited mobility-aiding services, you will find a home at Seven Gables Inn on Monterey Bay, A Kirkwood Collection Hotel. The hotel ensures guests with limited mobility are offered special care while staying on the premises. The establishment features an entire ground floor that is accessible. The hotel features wheelchair-accessible units. The hotel’s upper floors are accessible by elevator. The establishment has a private entrance well equipped with wheelchair ramps.

  • Which Salinas hotel is ideal for a couple's vacation?

    If you are looking to take your loving partner for a romantic vacation, then you will find a romantic home at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. The hotel offers couple guests beach access, where couples can participate in water sports such as snorkeling, canoeing, scuba diving, boat riding, and surfing. The hotel also offers guests other sporting activities such as golf and cycling. Couples staying at this hotel are treated to daily evening entertainment. The establishment features a spa and wellness center where couples are offered spa massages, saunas, and jacuzzis.

  • Which hotel in Salinas welcomes pets?

    You will be able to bring along your fluffy friends to a holiday adventure at Hampton Inn & Suites Salinas. The hotel allows pets on its property at an additional charge. The pets are accommodated alongside their owners in the hotel’s spacious rooms. The hotel features a vast compound where you can walk your furry friend and access pet relief areas.

  • Which hotels in Salinas have an onsite restaurant?

    If you desire a stay at a hotel with an onsite restaurant, then you should consider taking a vacation at Hotel Abrego. The hotel features an onsite restaurant called Bistro Abrego, which offers guests local wine and beer and prepares meals that are inspired by coastal cuisine. You will therefore be treated to breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals at this restaurant.

  • Which hotels in Salinas, CA have family rooms?

    The 2-star Wagon Wheel Motel has family rooms that can be made up with two double beds or a double and a single depending on how many children you are traveling with. A 3-star option with family rooms is the Quality Inn Salinas.

  • Which hotels in Salinas, CA have free Wi-Fi?

    The Residence Inn by Marriott Salinas is a 3-star hotel that provides free Wi-Fi for its guests in the rooms. Another option is the 3-star Best Western Salinas Monterey Hotel that has Wi-Fi available in all areas of the hotel and is free of charge for guests.

  • Which hotels in Salinas, CA include breakfast in the room price?

    The 2-star Comfort Inn & Suites of Salinas has, included in the price of the room, hot breakfast options that are served on a daily basis. The 3-star Holiday Inn Express Salinas has a continental breakfast option included in the price.

  • Which hotels in Salinas, CA have a swimming pool?

    The Good Nite Inn Salinas is a 2-star hotel that has an outdoor swimming pool for use by guests. The Best Western Plus Salinas Valley Inn & Suites is a 3-star option that also has an outdoor swimming pool and a plunge pool.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Salinas?

    KAYAK users have found double rooms in Salinas for as cheap as $89 in the last 3 days. The average price is $245.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Salinas?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Salinas with free breakfast or free parking. Top-rated options with free free breakfast in Salinas include Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas, An IHG Hotel and Best Western Salinas Monterey Hotel, while popular hotels with free parking in Salinas include Laurel Inn Motel and Quality Inn Salinas.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Salinas?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Salinas districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Salinas city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Salinas hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Salinas that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Laurel Inn Motel, Best Western Salinas Monterey Hotel and Hampton Inn & Suites Salinas.

Where to stay in Salinas?

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