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BEST WESTERN John Jay Inn

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Ranked #6 of 18 Hotels in El Centro
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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 weeks ago

Everyone on the staff was so friendly and helpful. They went out of their way to make sure my stay was enjoyable. Plenty of free parking available. Lots of places to eat within walking distance. Television had lots of channels available.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

frig, tv remote broken, shower wouldn't drain, room smelled like sewer. Horrible, rude daytime mgr. night girl nice but didnt know north or south to give directions . If room was free I wouldn't stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I stay in El Centro at the John Jay-Best Western every month partly for business but mostly for personal appointments and visiting. The hotel is very reasonably priced compared to other hotels of the same high caliber in the area. It is close to restaurants, movies, malls, etc. On some occasions I have requested an early check-in or a certain... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stayed at this hotel in El Centro. It is a little dated, but the staff do their best to keep it looking great. The room was clean and the wifi was free. Breakfast was great. We would not hesitate to stay here again as it offers easy access to local amenities and the interstate highway.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I was there for about 2 weeks working, the room was clean and comfortable. I am a breakfast person and luckily there was a pancake house next door. As the hotel serves breakfast it was not something I took advantage of same food served each day.

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Cincinnati, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a nice hotel, and the free breakfast is quite good. The only issue we had was the aroma of smoke in our non-smoking room. The hotel is located right off the expressway and very close to many restaurants. The staff is helpful and professional. We would stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I stay at the John Jay Inn in El Centro at least one night every month. The general manager and front desk staff are very professional and friendly. The rooms are nice and the hotel is close to shopping, restaurants and business areas. I stayed at another hotel one night but realized that the John Jay was the best choice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

having been to el centro and calexico previously at another hotel i wasnt expecting much. however, i was pleasantlly surprised at the quality of the john jay inn, el centro,the lobby was beautiful the staff was smiling, the room was immaculate and the beds put me right to sleep, i will stay there again. Upgrade your breakfasts

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I stay at this Best Western in my way to phoenix and it was my first time I love the accomodations,service and their breakfast i just great! (Hot breakfast and waffles) I will come back next time on my way to SD...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

but don't drink the water. Seriously. the water had such a pungent odor I had to stock up on bottled water. Water was so bad I couldn't stand to take a shower. the cold tap was just as hot as the hot taps. Also they share a parking lot with an IHOP, and it's hard to park close by. Our... More 

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