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Howard Johnson Express Inn National City/San Diego South

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   521 Roosevelt Avenue, National City, CA 91950
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We showed up late at night as our last minute booking to be pleasantly surprised. Nice clean rooms, safe atmosphere, free parking under your room. Breakfast at reception simple but good and staff quite friendly. We would highly recommend it to any budget-conscious traveler. Right next to the freeway, as any Motel ought to be.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was late night and I had actually gone by this hotel before and was full and this time got a chance to stay. It was an average price and the rooms are good and up to date. It is off the freeway and near restaurants. The overall experience is good and is good for a one night stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was as expected; a bit pricey for the neighborhood but it is close to La Jolla and San Diego so everything is high. They have a Truckers special and I saw evidence of prostitution twice. Just saying. Otherwise, nice pool, clean, OK.

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National City
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I was not expecting anyone to come to my room and someone knocked like three times..That was pretty scarey..There was two guys standing from across each other just staring..That made me feel very uncomfortable...The hotel rate was too expensive, nothing like Bestwestern hotel in Imperial Valley, CA...

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Tracy, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I drove into town at about 3 am and needed to sleep a few hours and take a shower. The only downstairs non-smoking they had was hidden behind the pool (CLEANEST pool I've seen) next to laundry room. Turned out to be very quiet. No complaints there! The room looks as pictured. Not too clean though - and smelled it.... More

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Address: 521 Roosevelt Avenue, National City, CA 91950
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Location: United States > California > National City
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Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn National City/San Diego South 2*
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