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Motel 6 San Diego Downtown

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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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are coming to San Diego on a budget, this is the least expensive motel downtown. It is situated half way between the Gaslamp and the Bay, in an area called Little Italy. San Diego is not cheap, but for around $95 per night, this place is considered a bargain. It is also a great place to stay if... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there for Thursday clubbing night. PERFECT location for night FUN! Free parking is AWESOME! VERY lose to FWY was PLUS. IF you are NOT familiar with LOUDY night, highly recommend ear plugs ;) We DEF stay here again. Thank YOU!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a weekend trip here and had an average time with one noise issue which staff addressed immediately. The customer service here is top notch the room is regular motel six. Beds could use and upgrade as they are hard but not a serious issue for me.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is really convenient being 10 min walking distance from Gaslamp quarter and 25 from Seaport village. Unfortunately the good stops here. Rooms are very small, clean but not so well manteined. In the first room we got the toilet's ceramic flush box literally exploded sprying water all around and floating the room. Luckily no one was in the... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay with regard to our rates and the inconveniences you experienced. Please know the conditions you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality and we apologize for the inconveniences you describe. We encourage you to contact our Guest... More 

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Monterey Peninsula, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a great location and has great prices. My one major complaint is that the parking lot fills up quickly, as it is free for hotel guests but pay for others, meaning that if the lot is full of other people who want to pay for it, you need to go elsewhere. That sucks.

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Lambersart, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming from Chicago on route 66, we stayed there for one night. Room was correct. Parking close. Nice welcome too. Coffee available in the morning. This is very sad that wifi is not included. Not so much restaurant close to this place

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Marana, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are young and have no expectations, then you might try this joint..we arrived on Saturday for a friend's birthday being held in Old Town.....location is fine..yes, there is no charge for parking in their parking lot....room was small, bed was uncomfortable....yes there was a tv....no closet but a hanging rack....no tissues..two windows that seemed kinda small.....after a long... More 

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

Neena, Thank you for your feedback. We sincerely apologize for your unpleasant stay as a result of the inconveniences you experienced with the size of the room and the comfort of your bed during your recent stay. We invite you to contact our Guest Relations department at 1-855-787-9864 to record the details of your visit to help us provide a... More 

Surat Thani Province, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I assume most readers are familiar with the basic Motel 6 experience. There are certainly reasons why I have typically chosen this versus other budget hotels when I have come to San Diego once a year for the past few years. This hotel had the "modernized" revamp of rooms a few years ago, to a clean "Ikea" look with very... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great location. Walk anywhere to see the sites and have access to great restaurants. I found the internet, which you pay for, somewhat inconsistent. No fridge. Good, helpful staff. Quiet place. Cable TV OK. AFFORDABLE. Good choice.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

ok I know its high demand time (dodgers were in town), but come on...for the price yu charge time for some upgrading of rooms.. shower talk about no pressure, and toilet, don't get me started...it they are using low water use tank you are wasting money cause pressure is so bad you have to flush many times.Room is tiny, and... More 

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