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Motel 6 San Ysidro

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   160 East Calle Primera, I-5/San Diego Freeway at Via de San Ysidro Blvd, San Ysidro, CA 92173
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 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
    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this Motel 6 for 2 days during a recent visit. Only wanted to stay here because it's so close to the Mexican border. I'd have to say that I was pleasantly surprised. No, it's not a 5 star hotel, but that was not the point of this stay. Overall, I felt that they staff was really friendly, and... More

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Sacramento, California, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here for Comic Con on a budget. Pros: - updated room includes ripped out carpet that probably smelled like a cigarette factory replaced by laminate that doesn't stink (yay!!) - 24/7 check-in - Denny's next door Cons: - new showers are stupid & guaranteed to flood the bathroom floors. - lack of carpets means dirty floors. It smells better but... More

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Cleveland, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The place is clean so no complaints about the room but the staff on the other hand..... I was in a taxi and called the motel to get directions because the taxi driver didn't know how to get there. I had a bad connection and on her 3rd try to tell me the name of the exit she became very... More

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Bakersfield, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Not much to say it was clean quiet hot water and very close to food shopping ( outlet mall ) and the border ( Mexico/US) complaint we came in around 1230 am there was a line out the door and only one persons checking people in .. Really if you know your sold out get more help... But it's motel... More

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Raymond, Washington
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The room was clean and quiet. The staff was courteous. The value was excellent. It was very close to the border and right off the Hwy 5. There was a Denny's right next door and a shopping mall close-by. We were able to walk across the border and when we came back that evening the motel pool was inviting. It's... More

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San Diego
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

After a terrible experience at another hotel down the street, I trotted over to the Motel 6. I have never stayed at a Motel 6 before, but I remember the "We'll Keep the Lights On" slogan from years ago and it still makes me smile. Anyway, what a pleasant surprise indeed! The pool is sparkling clean and big. The staff... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I stayed at this hotel by mistake. I thought i had stayed there before. The room was clean, however people were partying in the parking lot at 2am. You can also hear everyone in the surrounding rooms. Stayed there one night because I was traveling to Mexico early the next day. I was worried for my car and couldnt sleep... More

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Motel6, Public Relations Manager at Motel 6 San Ysidro, responded to this review

Cheesycrackers, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We sincerely apologize for your unpleasant stay. Please kindly contact our Guest Relations department so they can have a record of your experience to help us provide you and our other guests with better service in the future: 1-800-577-3435. More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

It was our 2nd time traveling with our Chihuahua and sought a pet-friendly establishment. The Motel 6 website says they accept small pets with an additional $10 fee. Much to my surprise, no such fee was sought at this motel. The property was clean and not that difficult to find. Best of all, it was next door to a Denny's... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

My boyfriend and I were looking for an inexpensive place to stay after a day in Tijuana and drove past Motel 6. Area looked ok and it was also next to Denny's so that was a major selling point for us. =] We called to inquire about reservations but told us they were fully booked. However, when I checked online... More

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New York City, New York
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34 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We stay in Motel 6's all the time because they are pet friendly. This was no exception. We were given a smoking room even though we requested a non-smoking but the smell wasn't too bad so we kept it because it was away from traffic. Stayed two nights and requested a third (we often pay day-by-day) and were told we... More

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Address: 160 East Calle Primera, I-5/San Diego Freeway at Via de San Ysidro Blvd, San Ysidro, CA 92173
Location: United States > California > San Ysidro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 San Ysidro 2*
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