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San Diego Downtown Lodge

2.0 of 5
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1345 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
San Diego Downtown Lodge
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Ranked #213 of 273 Hotels in San Diego
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We stayed at the La Mesa location on University ave. The bed was so comfortable. the room was very affordable we paid about $240 for 4 nights. The wifi was ran very well. it was in a convenient location. only thing i recommend they get new tubs. The tub was old and appeared to be dirty but it was just... More 

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Irvine, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The rooms were not at all the cleanest. But the staff was very sincere and really cared about your experience. Non of them were wearing name badges. But they were one of the nicest hotel team that I have experienced in a long time. So it made up for the lack of sheets or curtains

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Lawndale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I was a little sceptical at first about this hotel because of reviews, but we booked it anyway because the price was resonable and we were only in town for a run, but the hotel was great, Staff was friendly and very helpful it is within walking distance to just about everything in downtown it was only about a mile... More 

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Downey, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I stayed here in February 2015 while on a business trip. I made the reservation online without seeing the property except for the pics on the Internet. When I arrived to get my room the first thing I noticed was that it was nothing like the pictures. It was very run down and there were people sleeping all over the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I decided to stay here after talking to a hotels.com employee and he assured me the place did not have a parking fee or a resort fee. That was really important and the rooms were exceptionally clean. I would recommend this place to a savvy traveler.

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Frederick, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I just wanted a clean room, a shower and a bed for a reasonable rate. No frills, just the necessities. San Diego Downtown Lodge delivered that and were very willing to heat my bottled water in a pot several times during my two day stay for me to drink, so I could manage my bronchitis while traveling. Thank you.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Convenient location, close to restaurants, shops and the parks. Very nice staff and wonderful service! We were really happy about not having to rent a car and just took walks or buses to the zoo, parks and restaurants, etc. Thanks!

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Orange, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I was almost deterred by the bad reviews but had such a great experience at this place. Yes, it's not the most appealing place from the outside, but it's centrally located, quiet, clean, and nice on the inside. My room had two double beds which were comfortable, a clean bathroom, and a nice big flat screen tv. Great value and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Nice location and rooms and also the hotel personal were very nice. It is very near the downtown, balboa park and san diego zoo and the trolley station and bus stops are very close as well. The hotel also is near from many restaurants.

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Arcadia, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This property is dirty and dangerous. I reserved 2 rooms on Sept. 28, 2014. When we drove up, there was so much scattered garbage we couldn't believe we had arrived at the correct place. there were panhandlers out front and in the parking lot some kind of sex trade was happening. We drove away after going in and finding no... More 

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