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BEST WESTERN Continental Inn

2.0 of 5 650 North Mollison Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92021
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything about my stay at Bestwestern was great. I was very impressed with the lobby upgrade which gave me high hopes for the room quality. I wasn't disappointed, the room was clean and spacious. The bathroom linen was fresh and clean as were the bed sheets. Staff was very helpful at all times, I never walked past a staff member... More 

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el cajon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

as always, I enjoyed My stay here very much. everything about My experience was excellent, from check in, to enjoying the comforts of the room, the breakfast in the morning, and the ease of check out. The staff always does their absolute best to make stays as comfortable as possible.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here from 12/07/14 - 12/10/14 on a business stay. On my last day there I opened the micro waive to warm my food and found a roach which was disgusting. When I got up to leave early to drive back home I found another one crawling on the wall. When I discussed this with the clerk at the... More 

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Pablo S, Manager at BEST WESTERN Continental Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very sorry about your experience; however, we had the room inspected for any type of insects and our maintenance/housekeeping staff could not find any traces or signs of them. Next time you decide to book a hotel room it is best to book with the hotel directly since our policies are more flexible... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check-in was very fast and courteous. Once in my room I was extremely pleased with the cleanliness and decor. The king size bed was very spacious and comfortable. The room I stayed in had a balcony (which I loved) that faced the highway which could be loud at times but I found myself not noticing it especially if the patio... More 

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Pablo S, Manager at BEST WESTERN Continental Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! Our staff will be very pleased to see that their hard work is appreciated by our guests. We hope to see you soon. More 

Tucson, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was clean and smelled really good. Cooling was a little hard to control. The shower water pressure changed several times during the shower and the temperature went from warm to hot several time during the shower..

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Fresno, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first, I admit that I was hesitant to book this hotel seeing the review ratings for 2 stars. But then, I booked it anyway since it was about 2 miles to Shadow Mountain church. I requested a lower level room since my folks are with me on this trip. When I entered the room, it smelled cigarettes, I had... More 

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Paso Robles, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this Great Western based on previous positives reviews. It's location is very good and doesn't show any criminal or gang activity. The room and grounds were clean. The personnel were efficient, polite and accommodating. My rood was next to a HWY but I didn't hear much "car noise" with the slider closed. A Standard gas station nearby... More 

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SAN DIEGO, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

please never book at this hotel their policy is screw the customer over bill the credit card and let them fight with it with their credit card company while we renovate we will still advertise pool that doesnt work hot tub doesnt work we have drug dealers and junkies living there all they want is your credit card or cash... More 

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Pablo S, Manager at BEST WESTERN Continental Inn, responded to this review

We are a 100% non-smoking hotel, and unfortunately when guests violate our no-smoking policy we have to charge them a fee for damaging the room. Thank you for your review. More 

San Diego, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Towels were rough bad quality of soap, other then that alright place. I would recommend the place but would warn about does two items. Bed was right Room was clean although next to the Freeway not bad with sound.

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Pablo S, Manager at BEST WESTERN Continental Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We will consider your suggestion regarding the soap and towels. We assure you that your next experience with our hotel will be much better. Once again, thank you very much. More 

Oceanside, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

After check-out I realized I had forgotten my wedding ring by the sink, I started to panic because the ring has been in the family for a couple of generations already and it is already a big part of my life! I immediately called the hotel so they could save it for me and the receptionist was extremely helpful, and... More 

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BestWC, Manager at BEST WESTERN Continental Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the time you took to write a review of our hotel! Our employees are always willing to assist you in anything you may need. Maria is one of our top employees, and she will be very happy to see that her work is appreciated by guests like you. Thank you. More 

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Address: 650 North Mollison Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92021
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Location: United States > California > El Cajon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — BEST WESTERN Continental Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 97
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Also Known As:
Best Western Continental Hotel El Cajon
Best Western El Cajon
El Cajon Best Western

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