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Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6440 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92115
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Ranked #208 of 270 hotels in San Diego
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Rating summary
  • 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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San Diego
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Room was very nice for the price. The bath tub needed to be refinished but other than that everything else was fine.

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

Thank you for taking part in the survey and posting a review for our hotel. It has taken a long way to reach a position where all our guest would love and be satisfied on their stay at our hotel. I would also like to inform you that we have remodelled our hotel completely. All rooms has a new Carpet,... More

San Diego
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place and would come again. Room and bathroom are clean. Everything works in the room perfectly.

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

David, I apologize for the bad experience you had our hotel. We are still on a final stage of remodelling. The Construction going on next door to our hotel is also on the final stage of completion and by May end shall be completed as per the advertisement and banner posted on site. We have been very concerned for our... More

San Diego
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got to room and toilet did not flush, told office came back at 5 and not fixed. Moved me to new room. It did have signs of remodeling. New TV, New Bath, Bed was comfy. Noisy location. Street noise, Neighbor noise. No Bed Bugs, BUT! I noticed a lot of what looked like rodent droppings on the property. I... More

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

Hello David, Please seriously accept my apology... We have taken your review seriously and have taken action for the same. Once again I apologize for the inconvenience and the bad experience at our hotel More

San Diego
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very basic. Was clean. Nice person at reception desk. Price was about right for what we got. Breakfast was not really a breakfast but wasn't expecting one.

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

Hello Jack, Thank you for taking time and posting and revealing your experience during your stay at our hotel. We promise you to have a best and most comfortable stay at our hotel on your next stay. We are continuously in the stage of developing and taking care of our guest. Please accept my apology for anything beyond our reach... More

La Mesa, California
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

For a Howard Johnson I was shocked that the staff/owners were so suspicious of everything that we did. They charged a $100 deposit because we might steal the furnishings. They wouldn't allow my husband to check-in with OUR credit card because I made the reservations. They walked around with a notebook to check on us, because we checked in, then... More

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

Hello Judi, First of all I apologize for the bad experience you had at our hotel. Its not a matter of suspicion but is a matter of policy which was implemented. We want to give our guest a best and comfortable and peaceful stay & sleep at our hotel. We have a policy of $ 100/- cash or credit card... More

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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area

Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Inn - San Diego Hotel San Diego
Howard Johnson Inn - San Diego Hotel
Howard Johnson San Diego
Address: 6440 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92115
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#208 Top resorts Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Newly Remodeled Rooms with Flat Screen LED TV.Walking distance to SDSU (San Diego State University), a block away from major shopping center and restaurants & bars. Very easy access to I-8 highway and very convenient location. 24 hour front desk, free Continental Breakfast & Wifi in all rooms and a large swimming pool and guest laundry facility available. Free Bus and Truck Parking also available. ... more   less 
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