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Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area

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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Clean quite room, good firm bed, big tv. Very safe free parting Noisy bathroom fan in my room and one other that I over heard from an another room. Poor breakfast but as pictured on their website so no surprise but convenient.

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Visalia, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't like the fact that you are required to give a deposit of $100.00 either by cash or credit card when upon arrival.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay in the Howard Johnson Inn near San Diego State University. The room was clean and comfortable. We want to express our appreciation to two of the front desk employees: Kevin and Jackie. They were both friendly and professional and took the time to explain some of the ins and outs of San... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The room was clean and recently redecorated. It was unfortunate that the bathroom was subject to a roof leak. As it was raining, I requested a new room and was accommodated in another room with a lessor leak. Other than that, all was well.

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