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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   588 North Mollison Avenue, I-8 Exit Mollison Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92021-6143 (Formerly Howard Johnson)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Sandy, Utah
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay was in July! We went out for a family vacation and to drop my daughter off at San Diego State for a volleyball camp. We stayed 6 days. Over all we were very happy with the property, room and location. Its just of the 8 freeway so its very convenient to get to and leave from. The staff... More

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Champlain, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Inn has excellent lodgings for a reasonable price. Close to the expressways and Sea World. The Black Angus restaurant is close by for an excellent evening of beef and more. The old village of San Diego is also close by.... with its many restaurants on the side of a rolling hill featuring excellent Mexican cuisine and more. The area... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for the Labor Day weekend. Checked in on Saturday at 3. I had lost my credit card so I had to put a $100 cash deposit, which was a little inconvenient but understandable. Our room was the king bed suite. It was comfortable and clean. I did not see any mold, smoke smell, or anything else that... More

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stay in Choice Properties including Comfort Inns, Econo Lodges, Quality Inns, etc. throughout the country, without a problem ever. This one is HORRIFIC. They take your driver's license and COPY it when you arrive, then refuse to give it back upon check out. We literally had to call the police to get it back. The front... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Booked my rooms (4 nights) 2 months in advance through the website. Said 5 people -- 2 queens and a rollaway. Arrived (luckily) at 5PM to a desk clerk who (when asked) if the rollaway was in place said "It should be, but if not, just let me know". When we got into the room, 2 queens, no rollaway. My... More

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Montana City, Montana
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15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

When you get off the interstate... this hotel is actually behind a gas station and car wash.... The room was very spacious and nice. Staff was helpful. Close to a few casinos that are very large. Which if you are into gambling is awesome.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I made the mistake of booking at the last minute and arriving too late near sunset. Hotel lobby was spotlessly clean and the young man at the desk was professional and helpful to point out when the breakfast hours were. While in the parking lot I noticed some questionable characters at the nearby car wash. I had asked the gentleman... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Was in town for my nieces wedding and this is where she booked us. I was a little concerned because when you talked to them on the phone they didn't seem very friendly and i got different answers, however this was just the opposite in person. They were very friendly and helpful and accommodating as I arrived very early before... More

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Visalia, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

San Diego was booked full and just felt luck to find a room. The cost was a little high for the quality of the room but when any hotel is down to the last few rooms and every body is booked I am glad it didn't cost me more

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The front desk personnel and the management needs some customer service training (actually they need a lot if it). Just after I checked in to the property I observed a couple being evicted because they were trying to ask for a room that was not right off the stairway since they had a small baby who awoke easily. After the... More

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Address: 588 North Mollison Avenue, I-8 Exit Mollison Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92021-6143 (Formerly Howard Johnson)
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Location: United States > California > El Cajon
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Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East 2*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson El Cajon/San Diego Area Hotel El Cajon
Super 8 El Cajon
Super Eight El Cajon
El Cajon Super Eight
El Cajon Super 8

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