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BEST WESTERN John Jay Inn

2352 South Fourth Street, El Centro, CA 92243
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Pete H San Juan Capistrano, United States
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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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San Juan Capistrano, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, the hotel was fine. They apparently decided to cut back on providing an early breakfast for the hunters, which was disappointing. This was probably the hotels biggest day of the year and providing breakfast at 4:30am instead of 6am meant that probably 90 percent of the hotel guests were gone and it saved them some money. I realize that... More

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Whittier, California
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only reason for being in El Centro was to go dove hunting . This hotel welcomes dove hunters and provides an area for dove cleaning. The room clean and comfortable. Right next door is House of Pancakes and Panda Express and other fast food places nearby. The air conditioner worked well with outside temps over 110 degrees. Will stay... More

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Los Angeles, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The John Jay Inn in El Centro is a nice, comfortable place to stay. The Hotel Staff do everything they can to make you feel welcome. The Front Desk, housekeeping staff do all possible to make you feel at home in their hotel.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Family of 4 stayed here one night on our way to the baja to visit some friends during spring break. It was bad from the start. Very dirty, hidden charges, broken AC, no shampoo or soap, the list goes on. I wasn't expecting much, but the attitude of the staff was extremely rude and in the end when I kindly... More

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gardnerville, nv
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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102 reviews 102 reviews
14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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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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