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Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area

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Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel was in a decent neighborhood, within walking distance of shopping and restaurants. The carpets were in need of a good shampooing. We were only there long enough to sleep, but I would go back. Room was fairly clean. The amenities were sparse. Only shampoo and soap, no conditioner or lotion, my hair and skin were pretty dry in...

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GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed feedback in relation to your recent stay with us. We are happy that you were satisfied with your stay, and that you would stay with us again, albeit there were a few things that perhaps disappointed you a little. We continuously review the amenities and services that we provide for our guests, and we will...

San Jose, California
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wifi is in all room, nice pool, friendly staff and comfortable beds. Good location and the property is quiet. Recommend this motel for any traveler. Easy access to the freeway with fun things to do within walking distance

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GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We hope to be your hosts again soon! Best wishes, Hotel Management

Missouri city
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great team, good price and very clean rooms, the first room, the bathroom wasn't working properly and they gave us a new room as clean as the first one, change the sheets everyday. I would definitly recomend the stay in the hotel.

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GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area, responded to this review

I was so happy to read that you enjoyed your visit to our hotel. Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. I was delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you liked your room. Thank you for your recommendation, we would love for you to come and visit us again soon. Best wishes, Hotel...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

All I wanted to do was reschedule, but was offered no help at all. I was going to keep the reservation and just change the day, but no.

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GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area, responded to this review

Hi Joey, Thank you very much for booking your stay with us. We are sorry that we were unable to help you to reschedule your booking. Like all hotels, we operate a cancellation policy, which is sent to each guest with their reservation confirmation, and we abide by this policy, which is fair to our guests. At the same time,...

Lakeside
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are. big. and. very clean. Nice. Breakfast. In the. Morning. Theres. Laundry. On. Site. And. A. Fride. And. Micro. In. The. Room. Also. A. Delicious. Restaurant. Right. On. The. Property. I will be back for sure

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GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area, responded to this review

Hi Kathy, We are happy to learn that you enjoyed the amenities of our hotel, and that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. It's great to hear that you intend to stay with us again, we hope to welcome you back very soon! Best wishes, Hotel Management

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed here about 15 times in the last couple of years visiting my family and it's always pleasant. Nice people at the desk an a clean comfortable quiet room. Great places to eat within 2 minutes walking distance. I'll be back.

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GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for your custom over the past few years! We are always delighted to welcome you to our property, and we appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We're delighted to hear that we meet your needs so well, and that you always enjoy your stay. We hope to welcome you back many more times in the...

Stanton, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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Yuma, Arizona
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We found the room very clean, enjoyable and friendly helpful staff felt safe with all the security cameras. The location was awesome close to Sea World, Mission Bay, Restaurants and shopping within walking distance.

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We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you benefited so much from our great location. Thanks very much for your review, in particular your comments about how comfortable and clean your room was, and how friendly our staff are. We really hope that you'll visit this fantastic region again, and that you will allow us to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly Remodeled Rooms with Flat Screen LED TV.Walking distance to SDSU (San Diego State University), a block away from major shopping center and restaurants & bars. Very easy access to I-8 highway and very convenient location. 24 hour front desk, free Continental Breakfast & Wifi in all rooms and a large swimming pool and guest laundry facility available. Free Bus and Truck Parking also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area

Address: 6440 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92115
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $83 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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“We stayed on the second floor in the front area quiet loved that the restroom was by itself not close to the beds”
 of 5 bubbles supernanamary53, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles RebeccaSmithFL, 4 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Book well in advance of your trip and you should be able to obtain a good room. Rooms at back are a distance from the road, making for a quiet stay.”
 of 5 bubbles pavitts, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
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