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Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area

2.0 of 5 6440 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92115
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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SeaTac, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I would stay there again ,,, probably not around the time of a playoff game in fear of noise The unit had received some upgrades & seemed solid On the Sunday when it rained all day, I came to worry about MOULD; this aspect of the upgrade seem deferred since the wet wet bathroom is a water closet. Management here... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I tried both room keys I was given, and neither worked. Went back to the lobby and was given a room key and was told they don't have a spare, so if I lose the key, I'm locked out. I got in with the key, then couldn't figure out how to re-lock the door. The rooms are remodeled and look... More 

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Sonora, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel through another website for the room; they had 3 double beds in one room. Check in was smooth until we got to the $100 deposit. Not sure what that was about, have never seen that at a hotel. Got into the room and went to use the bathroom and couldn't get in there. They had buckets... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I was a little concerned about the safety of the area when I checked in. I noticed a reinforced pass thru window by the door as well as having to be buzzed in to enter the office. Check in was smooth and the front desk person assured me that the rooms were clean and safe. I was asked to have... More 

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NITIN M, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area, responded to this review

Hello Bob, Thank you for mentioning our location. San Diego is a very large city, so while not being in the hub of tourist areas, we are only a 15-20 minute drive away from most attractions. We are located in a residential/business area, about 1 mile from San Diego State University. In regard to your safety concern their is no... More 

Fresno, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Juice machine in breakfast room non-functional. Internet not always available. Very nice room, courteous staff, excellent, convenient location.

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NITIN M, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I apologize for the inconvenience, in fact their was a major Machine & Plumbing issue which was eventually resolved. We had to replace the machines after all Once again please accept my sincere apology. Nitin Mody (GM). More 

Gilroy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The location of the hotel to Viejas Arena was the reason for my selection. The price was very reasonable and the room was clean.

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NITIN M, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area, responded to this review

Thanks for the review.. More 

Dallas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

So after having problems at another hotel I walked 2 miles to get here. The front desk agent was slow had too many questions and then signed me up for a rewards program without my knowledge or consent. The whole stay was full of errors. I hope I never have to stay at a Howard Johnson again!

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Address: 6440 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92115
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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