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BEST WESTERN John Jay Inn

2352 South Fourth Street, El Centro, CA 92243
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Ranked #2 of 18 hotels in El Centro
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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gardnerville, nv
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

there are not many choices in el Centro. This property is very clean with very friendly staff and good beds. So why the 3 star? I stayed for a few weeks in a 2 room suite while working in El Centro. The rooms were large but the furniture was barely acceptable for the nightly fee. there is no excuse for... More

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Bradley, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I arrived and was greeted very professionally, the staff completed my check in quickly and were very friendly. The room was clean and well kept I recommend this hotel if you are traveling through El Centro.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel at least once a month for the past year or so. The rooms are always clean and nicely furnished and it is centrally located for all of my needs. The staff are great!!! They are always friendly and go out of their way if I need something such as an early check-in. I will... More

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Indio, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I would ask the John Jay Inn if they serve a hot breakfast on Sundays. They did not on our recent stay there. Very disappointed that they did not. the room was nice but not getting a hot breakfast was not good. On Saturday they had potatoes, bacon and eggs O'Brian. Sunday no hot breakfast was served.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Couldn't ask for more...new, nice, and clean! Traveling through the area on the way from California to Phoenix AZ and found this little gem of a place. We always look for Best Western on our trips, anyway, and this was one we would like to come back to!

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Reno, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Stayed at the John Jay for 3 nights on a business trip. It was adequate and OK for the purposes. It was hard to get the temperature in the room at a good level it was always too hot or too cold. Easy drive up and walk in motel. Don't look for great nut it is not a poor choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

The John Jay Inn/Best Western in El Centro is excellent. I've stayed at a lot of hotels in the area and settled on this one for my monthly trips to the area. It is close to restaurants and malls and other cities in the Imperial Valley. It's located about 1 hour from Yuma, AZ and 2 hours from San Diego,... More

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Pomona, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The hotel has a kinda old western fasade; making it look a little outdates. But inside the rooms are decent size making it pleasant on the eyes. The rooms are in good shape could use a little sprucing up the beds (mine had divots) but over all it was a good stay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Due to family business I have stayed at the John Jay/Best Western hotel at least once a month in 2013. The staff are excellent and go beyond what anyone should ever expect. The staff are friendly, the rooms are well furnished and clean and the hotel is centrally located in El Centro...close to restaurants, malls, etc. The price per night... More

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Poway, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This mistakenly got put under Fairfield Inn even though I'm sure I originally wrote it under Best Western where it should be ... Price seemed a little high for the desert in the summer and total experience not up to other Best Western standards. Staff seemed to be just going thru the motions ... maybe it was the heat?? 110... More

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Address: 2352 South Fourth Street, El Centro, CA 92243
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > El Centro
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Best Western El Centro
El Centro Best Western

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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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