Motel 6 Costa Mesa

1441 Gisler AveCosta Mesa92626USA
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About Motel 6 Costa Mesa

Located just 15 minutes’ drive from the beaches of Orange County, California, Motel 6 Costa Mesa offers low-cost straightforward accommodation beside the I-405 San Diego Freeway. Guests can enjoy free parking and an outdoor swimming pool.

Simple rooms with colorful decor all boast an en suite bathroom with shower, flat-screen cable TV with free expanded channels, free local calls, wood-effect laminate flooring and air-conditioning. Wi-Fi is available for a small fee. There are accessible rooms too.

Amenities include vending machines, a launderette and a 24-hour front desk. There’s a pet-friendly policy and kids can stay free.

Morning coffee is free and there’s a choice of roadside eateries within 200 meters.

Motel 6 Costa Mesa is about 35 miles from downtown Los Angeles about three miles from South Coast Plaza shopping mall. Newport Beach Pier is about six miles away and Disneyland Park is about ten miles away.


1441 Gisler Ave, Costa Mesa, CA, 92626, USA
Telephone: +1(714)9573063 | Fax: +1(714)9798257 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Cheap and cheerful

Plenty of guests looking for simple but comfortable low-cost lodgings were pleased with this motel. The rooms were reportedly basic but clean enough for a short stay and many reviewers felt the property was in good shape and well-maintained. Guests often liked the way the rooms had contemporary touches like wood-effect flooring and flat-screen TVs. There was praise for the comfortable beds too. Perks like the pet-friendly policy, free parking and free expanded cable channels were appreciated by many visitors as was the inviting outdoor swimming pool.

Roadside location was convenient

Thanks to the motel's roadside location off the San Diego Freeway, it was reportedly easy to access amusement parks and beaches in the surrounding area. Downtown Costa Mesa was less than ten minutes away by car and guests liked having restaurants, gas stations and convenience stores on their doorstep.

Friendly staff

Reviewers largely had praise for the customer service, often describing personnel on the 24-hour front desk as friendly, kind and helpful.

Negative Reviews

Wi-Fi access wasn't free

Charges for access to Wi-Fi were unpopular among reviewers. Moreover, there were occasional claims of an intermittent signal and sometimes slow speeds.

Cleanliness grumbles

While many guests said the accommodation was more than clean enough for a short stay, there were others who claimed there was work to do to raise cleanliness standards. Some reviewers claimed they encountered unpleasant smells like lingering smoky odors. A few critics said pest control measures appeared to be ineffective as they encountered bugs. In the rooms, there were also occasional claims of stained sheets, trash left over from previous guests and thin supplies of bathroom consumables like soap and towels.

Noise bothered light sleepers

Noise from neighboring rooms and corridors plus traffic noise from the nearby freeway occasionally disturbed light sleepers.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1593 reviews across the web
6.9 /10
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6.9 out of 10 based on 1593 reviews