Laurel Inn Conference Center is located in John Steinbeck country, your home away from home. Conveniently located just off California's scenic Highway 101, in the lush green Salinas Valley and the heart of Monterey County's spectacular Central Coast Region. Situated in the bustling city of Salinas, the Laurel Inn Conference Center provides a comfortable oasis that offers everyone the amenities they expect when traveling.The motels location is ideal as a weekend base for touring the renowned wineries of the Monterey County Wine region, visiting the nearby Monterey Peninsula with its world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, enjoying the quaint shopping and art village of Carmel, exploring the scenic coastal beauty of Big Sur and playing at some of the world's finest golf courses. After a busy day, the motels staff invites you to enjoy a swim in the propertys sparkling heated pool, take a dip in the Jacuzzi, and relax in the dry sauna. At Laurel Inn and Conference Center the staff does everything to make the Laurel Inn and Conference Center a traveler's oasis of your very own. For your convenience, The Black Bear Diner is located on the motels premises and offers delicious, generously portioned meals in a casual, friendly, family atmosphere.