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Motel 6 San Diego - El Cajon

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Room is no frills and it smelled like cigarette smoke in the bathroom. But it was clean and adequate for a cheap room. I did not feel comfortable by myself after seeing the activity around the hotel grounds. This isn't the hotel to bring your kids for vacation. It seems this Motel 6 doubles as Section 8 housing. Sketchy.

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Santa Ysabel, California
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I had a great stay at the El Cajon Motel 6. I was late getting in, yet the staff was very polite and efficient.The rate was reasonable, my room was clean the water was hot. Made my trip very successful indeed. No frills but no regrets.

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Gold Point, NV
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Predictable, that's why I choose Motel 6. This one was exactly what we wanted. Modern rooms. Quiet area. Walking distance to Chinese food and to Perry's restaurant. We have stayed here before so we knew what to expect.

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San Diego, Texas
Reviewed 10 October 2016

well 2 day before friday i reserved a room and i got a hole in the wall very small room we wanted no smoking and we got smokin room . there where blood on the walls cigarettes burns and bed blanket and walls .the sink was dirty and bathtub the same ..i was the only one that sat down on...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is a basic, no frills motel, and that is reflected in the price. However it was very çlean and bright and well maintained. The staff were friendly and helpful. It is very close to the highway exit so easy to find the way on and off the I8. Breakfast is not provided but there is a good breakfast cafe...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 31 August 2016

It's hard to fault this hotel for the money. First off - let me shout out to the staff who I found to be universally outstanding. Accommodation was okay - average at best - good value for money really. The room was clean and neat - but the drains smelled and the bathtub did not really work (it would not...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

First time staying here it's ok but we over paid just because of Comic-Con regular price any other time 50-70 dollars a night but during Comic-Con they raise it to way over 150.00 a night all hotels in the area do the same what a rip off for the city to allow this to happen but worth it at original...

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Thank Rene M
Menifee, California
Reviewed 25 June 2016

First and last time staying here. Choose this location due to it's proximity to a location we were visiting, it's rate at the time I was looking for a room, and website photos. At time of booking, I was rushing to find a place while still at home and settled on it mainly because of its rate compared to other...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Like the title of my review suggests, this place is full of people who you might not want to associate with. Apart from felling like you're in the red-light district of town, you'll be amazed by lack of decency shown by management. It's easily the worst motel stay I have ever had. Drug dealers anyone??? Motel 6 El Cajon. P.S....

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Muncie
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Room was clean. Staff checked daily to see if we needed anything. Easy access to freeway, so we didn't have to travel far. Enjoyed the pool. Definitely using this place again when we come back. The room looked recently remodeled. Glad there was plenty of parking. Family liked that the beds were comfortable. Price was reasonable and looking forward to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Motel 6 San Diego - El Cajon

Address: 550 Montrose Ct, El Cajon, CA 92020-3450
Region: United States > California > El Cajon
Price Range: $89 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 San Diego - El Cajon 2*
Number of rooms: 183
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“Bottom floor near lobby since pool, ice and vending are there.”
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 of 5 bubbles GABoy63, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I booked directly through the motel 6 website and got cheaper rates than the different travel websites offered. The different types of rooms were listed.”
 of 5 bubbles chajushu, 26 Jul 2014 | Read review
“DO NOT stay if your have relatives or friends that have to check in after midnight. Also call first make sure they have not sold your guaranteed room. Seems the age limit is a MOTEL Policy not the Corporate Policy nor the City of El Cajons”
 of 5 bubbles matadormile, 8 Aug 2013 | Read review
“The lower floor is easier to access and easier to carry bags into. All rooms are normally quiet. Lower level A/C worked better.”
 of 5 bubbles Schroe81, 4 May 2012 | Read review
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