Gateway Thunderbird Motel - Seaside

ex. Gateway Lodge Motel

1909 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, United States, 93955  show map
 2 stars
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Gateway Thunderbird Motel - Seaside

 Free Wi-Fi
 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Horseback riding

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The 2-star Gateway Thunderbird Motel is located close to the scenic beach. This hotel dates from 1970 and was refurbished in 2004.

The city center is 30 minute walking distance from the hotel. You can find Monterey State Historic Park, Jacks Peak County Park and Golden State Theatre only 3.7 km from the property.

Gateway Thunderbird Motel can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Monterey Peninsula airport.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 66 rooms equipped with TV with satellite channels, heating, free Wi-Fi, ironing facilities and a separate toilet. Many guestrooms offer views of Central Coast and Monterey Bay. In-room self-catering facilities include a microwave and a fridge.

Relax

Guests will take advantage of deep-sea fishing, scuba diving and horse riding available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   66.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms

Sports & Fitness

  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Self-service laundry
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1909 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, United States, 93955

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City Center
  • Seaside
    1.4 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • City Diner (cuisine: American)
    200 ft
  • Sarita's Mexican Food (cuisine: Mexican)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    66

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds or 2 Queen Size beds
Size: 410 sq. feet
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Satellite TV is available in this room. A microwave and small fridge is also provided in this Non-Smoking Room.

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Gateway Thunderbird Motel - Seaside Seaside location
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    Hotel Address:

    1909 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, United States, 93955

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Seaside
      1.4 mi
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      700 ft
    Restaurants
    • City Diner (cuisine: American)
      200 ft
    • Sarita's Mexican Food (cuisine: Mexican)
      300 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      66

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    What's nearby

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 1.3 mi

    Parks

    • Seaside Parks Maintenance - 3700 ft
    • Recreation and Comm Activities - 1.0 mi
    • Seaside Recreation and Comm Dept - 1.1 mi

    Beaches

    Local Attractions

    • Jacks Peak County Park - 2.3 mi
      25020 Jacks Peak Park Road, Monterey
    • Museum of Monterey - 3.0 mi
      5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey
    • Monterey County Youth Museum - 3.1 mi
      425 Washington Street, Monterey
    • Dennis the Menace Park - 2.8 mi
      Pearl Street and Camino El Estero, Monterey
    • La Mirada - 3.1 mi
      720 Via Mirada, Monterey

    Restaurants Nearby

    • City Diner - 200 ft

      Address: 1901 Fremont Blvd
      Phone: 831-394-3697

      50% likes this, based on 31 reviews
      Cuisine: American

    • Taste of Vietnam - 600 ft

      Address: 1868 Fremont Blvd
      Phone: 831-394-8855

      72% likes this, based on 43 reviews
      Cuisine: Vietnamese

    • Stammtisch German Restaurant - 1400 ft

      Address: 1204 Echo Ave
      Phone: 831-899-3070

      76% likes this, based on 30 reviews
      Cuisine: German

    • Sarita's Mexican Food - 300 ft

      Address: 1936 Fremont Blvd
      Phone: 831-394-4407

      64% likes this, based on 36 reviews
      Cuisine: Mexican

    • Baldemiro's Taco Shop - 1000 ft

      Address: 2008 Fremont Blvd
      Phone: 831-899-2231

      70% likes this, based on 30 reviews
      Cuisine: French, Mexican

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      66
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    Gateway Thunderbird Motel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gateway Thunderbird Motel

    Individual guest reviews

    • Couple
      3.8

      Nothing much to say... The staff was friendly.

      The facility was pretty run down and not well taken care of. We won't be staying there again.

    • Family with children
      2.8

      The towels were gross, the beds were hard, there wasn't any local channels on the TV, they said there was "free breakfast" but there wasn't especially at 6AM. The customer service was rude as well.

    • Couple
      2.8

      I regretted my stay at this hotel.

      This hotel was... unpleasant. The wall was covered in scary mirrored tile directly opposite the bed for what seemed an obviously lecherous purpose. The room smelled of an unidentifiable saccharine, borderline toxic odor. I presume this was cleaning solvent of some kind, which is a mild relief, but it was rather noxious. The toilet was barely bolted to the floor and rattled loudly while you sat on it, and the bathroom door did not close or bolt.

    • Family with children
      4.6

      It's not a three satr hotel

    • Couple
      5.8

      bag of trash left out of trashcan in room

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      Location, price

      Run down, warnout

    • Single
      7.0

      Its proximity to a lot of stores and eating establishments. The lady at the desk was kind and efficient.

      The room was a little small for my taste. The rug should have been cleaner.

    • Couple
      7.0

      Very close to the warf and cannery row. No hassle check in and out. Room had microwave and mini fridge. Free HBO.

      Room, towels and bedclothes were pretty warn, but all were clean. You get what you pay for!

    • Family with children
      2.8

      I cannot begin to describe how physically revolting the room was. The carpet was so filthy our feet became black from walking on it (it was also moist). Less than half of the lights worked. The heater didn't work. The trash from the previous guest was still in the fridge, on the floor, and under the bed. The condition of this motel would make a Bay Area slumlord blush. The continental breakfast consisted of (I am guessing) possible five donuts/muffins and a pot of coffee to share with the neighboring motel. I was not the only guest to go the common room and look confused at the small empty plate with crumbs and empty coffee pot.

    • Couple
      6.2

      Clean, with a firm bed. Hot water works.

      Tired 70's era building with paper thin walls, plug in heater, old everything, no coffeemaker.

    • Group of friends
      3.2

      Comfortable bed and that is all.

      As we had to pay A$170.00 per night at this hotel due to the MotoGP at Laguna Seca we expected a half decent hotel to stay at for that price. When booking this hotel through Booked.net it advertised that breakfast was included in the price. What breakfast, this consisted of small muffins cut into very small sections with a cup of black coffee, you had to ask for any juice to be provided. The room was not clean, and the towels were so small, old and grey, we had to ask for fresh towels to be provided, they never took away the wet towels from your room. They didn't empty any of the garbage bins and the old TV was unwatchable. A very poor response from hotel staff, hardly looked at you, very unwelcoming. Overall a poor hotel and surprised that Booked.net has it listed. We would not recommend this hotel.

    • Older travelers
      3.4

      The Thunderbird is well past it's prime and in need of basic cosmetic repairs. The rooms are smal, and the shower area hardly usable. The one thing I thought to be most unsuitable were the bath towels. Less than normal size, old, thin and rough. So much so that they wouldn't completely dry you off after a shower. Not a place we would return to .

    • Group of friends
      5.0

      It was the most affordable place I could find in the area that included free wifi.

      The bed was NOT comfortable at all!

    • Single
      5.0

      location, price

      paid for king size bed, wasn't given one. room location at the hotel was terrible. I was told king size bed was not available. Room had no a.c. heating system at least 40 years old.

    • Single
      7.0

      The price was wonderful! However, I think the hotel could use a little face lift. Other than that, the location is great. Right off the freeway and located near everything; shopping centers, restaurants, etc. I was very comfortable. THANK YOU VERY MUCH, STEPHANIE!!

      I can't complain...whenever, I stay over at any hotel lately, my biggest concern would be cleanliness and bedbugs. There were none!!!! That's a huge plus for me!!

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Gateway Thunderbird Motel - Seaside Seaside location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    1909 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, United States, 93955

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Seaside
      1.4 mi
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      700 ft
    Restaurants
    • City Diner (cuisine: American)
      200 ft
    • Sarita's Mexican Food (cuisine: Mexican)
      300 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      66