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Howard Johnson Express Inn National City/San Diego South

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Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in National City
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean room , convenient to Imperial Beach which is where we went to visit. Nice continental breakfast but the only thing the bathroom door banged against the toilet bathroom was small. The room was large enough we had two beds and clean . This was a last minute vtrip so we ended up paying 91.00 for thr room. My hubby... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My stay at the Howard Johnson was very well.....The front desk staff was amazing they knew who I was and could ask for anything......The housekeeping staff was great......

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Binghamton NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Everyone was nice enough and the room appeared to be clean. But, we were concerned because the water was coming out of the faucet yellow and after flushing the toilet the water was also yellow. Not very appealing!

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National City, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Dirty, the lights in the bathroom didn't work, the television or the Telephone worked, there was a dirty wash cloth still hanging up in the shower and to top it off one of the "clean" wash cloths had what looked like blood or even red makeup on it.....I can't believe I spent money there. ......I just got off of a... More 

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