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Vacation Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2015 Cottonwood Cir, El Centro, CA 92243
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Ranked #7 of 18 hotels in El Centro
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013
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Rating summary
  • 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Clean rooms and friendly staff. Price was good plus we got free breakfast and 1 free drink ticket everyday. Flew home for 2 weeks and came back to stay and they held our luggage in storage for us. Beats paying bag fees on airlines. Will stay here again.

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Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

Thank You! We try our best to give good customer service and make your stay pleasant. Please come back! We appreciate your feedback and patronage. More

Murrieta, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Stayed a few nights, rooms are average. Nice though there is a fridge & microwave. Hotel right off the 8. Staff friendly. There is hot cook to order breakfast included with limited menu of eggs & pancakes.

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Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and for your fair review. More

El Centro, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Where do I start. Lets start with the staff: Lucy is rude and has no idea how to treat customers. She would often talk down, roll her eyes and just plain treat customers bad, not just me but a handful of people came in at the same time and I witnessed her giving a customer a hard time about getting... More

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Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

First, We can only apologize for your unsatisfactory stay, There will never be an exscuse for bad customer service, we have addressed the situation with our staff and used this review as an example how it only takes 1 time to uspet a guest. As far as ALL of the things listed in this complaint, we do ur best to... More

Mesa, Arizona
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I'm going to try to be fair, but also honest. We did the typical thing and stayed one night for an stopover enroute from Phoenix to San Diego. Here is what we experienced: 1) The beds were comfortable, but the warm blankets were a bit threadbare and had a lot of holes. 2) We found two cockroaches. One the night... More

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Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

We do our best to keep all of our rooms clean and up to standards. We are very sorry if you were inconvenienced, we are renovating and upgrading. We are a limited service budget hotel and our prices are very reasonable, that is not an escuse and again we are sorry your trip was not what was expected. More

El Centro, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

Everyone here is very friendly and helpful. The free breakfastis actally a breakfast. Pancakes, eggs, etc. You also get a free drink in the attached bar. Rooms are clean and fairly updated. It is close to the 8 and fairly close to stores and shopping. And only 15 minutes to the solar projects.

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Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we do our best to keep up with the industry, and appreciate your kind words. More

Riverside, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

I have been staying at the vacation inn for a couple of years and have always been treated like family. Recently the inn underwent renovation and the results spell comfort, cleanliness, and as always a friendly environment. The staff always puts the needs of the customer first and is always helpful. This establishment leaves the traveler feeling at home and... More

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Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, and we appreciate hearing how our guests feel and the experience they have had. We do appreciate your patronage and hope you come back for years to come! More

Orange, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

We were in El Centro the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and stayed at the Vacation Inn. The rooms are clean, the staff is polite and they were able to accommodate us with a small (13lb) dog. There were a lot of construction workers staying at the hotel so pick-up trucks were starting at 4:30 am with men going to work. Even... More

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Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, please come and check us out we have updated our hotel since your stay! More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011 via mobile

Rooms are large and clean. The price of the room comes with two breakfasts, two alcoholic drinks, and free wifi. I can't comment on the pool because it was closed or the breakfast because I got up too late. Overall, I would state here again - I just booked my room for this weekend

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Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

Although this review is old we still say thank you and we have upgraded this hotel in many ways and we appreciate your business. More

Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

On a long road trip to California this was an excellent stop for a good nights rest. We made last minute reservations at about 9pm on the drive in and at 1am the next morning we were checking in. For the price we got a great room right off the I-8. We slept in and missed the breakfast so we... More

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Nipomo, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2009

The room was nice and the bed comnfortable but he motel is not in the best area. At one time it was a wonderful motel with a great restuarant. The restuarant now has a pool table and the menu is limited. We were concerned about security and will not stay there again.

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Additional Information about Vacation Inn

Also Known As:
Vacation Hotel
Vacation Hotel El Centro
Address: 2015 Cottonwood Cir, El Centro, CA 92243
Location: United States > California > California Desert > El Centro
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 18 hotels in El Centro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vacation Inn 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Vacation Inn of El Centro offers a variety of accommodations. Start you Day with Free Hot Breakfast Made To Order! Each hotel guest room includes a kitchenette,fridge, and microwave. Extended stay guests have a dedicated separate building with two-bedroom suites. Our well-equipped kitchens provide all the comforts of home. Our beautifully landscaped RV Park has 31 spaces, accommodating sizes from 28 to 40 feet and featuring full hookups. Guests will also find hot showers, laundry facilities and a recreation room in the center of the park. ... more   less 
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