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San Diego Downtown Lodge

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1345 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
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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 of 5 stars
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Frederick, Maryland, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Tijuana, Mexico
1 review
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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

probably the hotel with the best value and all round service, great room with fridge and microwave....all the facilities of a 5* hotel but there's more -- free parking as well--- even on the day I checked out...these guys are hard to beat. The locality is a bit rundown, but who cares, it's the inside that counts...and it's great. Staff... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I am not sure what happened in the room they showed us but it was so gross and the stench was so bad we walked out. We tried to get an immediate refund but they would not give us one even though the room was so smoky. They advertise non-smoking rooms and the lobby has it posted but they do... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

The rooms were ok-you get what you pay for. But the bathroom was gross, had mold everywhere. It's worth it to spend a little more for a better place. Desk clerk barely spoke English. Many homeless people around the area.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Great budget motel. We stayed for one night and just wanted somewhere close to a gig we were seeing at the House of Blues. It was walking distance, we felt safe walking home at night. There is free parking. I think we paid about $70USD. The room was upstairs, with one window facing the road and the other facing the... More 

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San Diego, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

I stayed there alone and it was not pleasant. Although the people tried to be nice even the homeless people outside, I did not feel safe. The room was load the comforter had disgusting blood stains and if you turned on the airco it smelled horrible. This is a warning for woman staying alone do not go here! Even the... More 

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Address: 1345 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — San Diego Downtown Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 33
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