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Motel 6 San Diego Downtown

2.0 of 5 1546 2nd Avenue, I-5/San Diego Freeway at 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
3 of 5 stars NEW

The rooms are small but they are clean and well kept. The front desk representative had great hospitality skills. The hotel is a nice 10 minute walk from the Gaslamp district and you also have the option of catching one of the bike taxis. You can't beat the price for the location you are in.

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here a few times in the last 5 years. The location is good - you are walking distance to downtown, walking distance to little Italy and close to the freeway/airport (and for ambitious walkers, we walked to Hillcrest/Balboa park once.). There have been complaints about homeless people but we have never had any negative interactions anywhere near... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

My husband and I booked this room so we didnt have to drive home an hour and a half after his work Christmas Party. I was shocked! The room was a bed, small table shoved into a small space, the bathroom counter had not been wiped, there was one towel. Homeless people surround the streets, parking is tight. The bed... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

I agree with other reviewers, simple, clean and just the basics. great location and the staff was very helpful and friendly. Close to little Italy - lots of good food choices and we walked to the Gaslamp district a few times as well. Not far to walk to the waterfront.

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Los Angeles
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25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I've come to love Motel 6 as they have consistent, if simple and unglamorous, quality. Their rates are always affordable. Their properties are clean and well kept, and their rooms, recently remodeled throughout the chain, are smart and tidy in a spartan, yet handsome way. They also don't charge for pets, which is a great plus. This property in San... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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33 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Hotel is conveniently located for the Gas lamp district and Little Italy. Both are within walking distance. Rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. Only downside is the charge for WiFi which is no longer considered normal in 2014. WiFi is no longer a luxury these days....

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Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

First of all, I can't tell you the last time I've actually stayed at a Motel 6. This property was excellent! The location is minutes away from shopping, nearby restaurants, the marina, and the famous GasLamp Quarter. I especially loved the free parking, 24 hour washer/dryer, and while it isn't much... hot coffee in the morning. Sandy, the MOD was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We needed a place to stay last minute in downtown San Diego and didn't want to spend a ton, for just a quick night and knew from previous reviews that this place was probably not going to be up to the usual standards that we enjoyed. Suffice to say the whole room was small and had a "modern" dorm room... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We strive to deliver a great guest experience, but it sounds as though we did not perform to our usual standards in this case. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and are sorry for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. We have procedures in... More 

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17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We loved our stay here, everything was so easy and the staff were really friendly. The rooms were really nice and clean. Great value for downtown. The only problem we encountered was the wifi, which we had to pay for but then didn't work well at all. THe staff were helpful and gave us a refund and admitted it was... More 

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Sacramento, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
19 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

A Motel 6 is a Motel 6, right? This one is a refurbed old downtown hotel. Everything was new and up to date, clean and worked, The prices were very reasonable, especially considering the location was right downtown and you could walk to the water front. There were a few Motel 6 quirks: Instead of a closet there was bar... More 

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Address: 1546 2nd Avenue, I-5/San Diego Freeway at 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 San Diego Downtown 2*
Number of rooms: 105
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Motel Six San Diego
San Diego Motel Six
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