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Howard Johnson Express Inn National City/San Diego South

2.0 of 5
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Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in National City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015
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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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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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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This location seems to get quite a few bad reviews. Looking at the area and the people, it sure feels like your vehicle will get broken into. But it seems a lot of people had the same idea as I did, save on the hotel and spend it on the city! There were several vehicles in the lot that were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Light fixture falling off the wall, drywall repairs unfinished, incredibly loud rude people at all hours of the night, "clean" towels that stink, ants all over the place. I will NEVER stay here again!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

there was no espn, the man at the desk said it was not his fault and I never got the channel, you can hear people having sex in the next room

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