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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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Ontario
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38 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first room had what appeared to be a bullet hole in the window, although the room was neat and clean. We asked to be moved because it seemed unsafe. The second room was fine. This hotel seems to rent to transient people who linger around the lobby area in bathrobes and lounge wear. Was confronted by a homeless person... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You cannot go wrong with this place, excellent value for money. The location is great too and the rooms are modern, clean and far different than one would expect from a motel. Certainly changed my opinions anyways. There is a little italian place just across the road, I cant remember the name of it but it was amazing and great... More 

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a bit nervous about checking in here after reading some reviews online (how ironic!) but was very happy to be greeted warmly and punctually, given our room cards and parking permit swiftly before getting the lift up to the 4th floor to our room. Compact and functional but very clean. We went out on the town and arrived back... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Took a last minute trip to San Diego. It was a Very nice room, cute and hip. It was very conveniently located to the San Diego Zoo and within walking distance to restaurants and convenient stores. I Would definitely stay again.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Super obliging people on the front desk.The room as expected for the money. Close to little Italy and gaslight area.Felt safe.Could also walk to the Water front and at a stretch Balboa park .Would stay again but would request a room with a view if any thing other than a wall. ( guess this would cost more ).

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Stromness, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Staff very nice and helpful at check in, just got off to a bad start when we went to our room and it wasn't ready and smelled of cigarette smoke but the staff on reception sorted it right away and gave us another(non smoking) room but there was still a smoky smell coming from somewhere! However everything else was good,... More 

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Brighton
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94 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Very good value for a weekend stay in San Diego. Downtown location so quiet at the weekend and 10-15 minutes walk from both Gaslamp Quarter and Balboa Park. Parking is free if available, and it was plentiful at the weekend. Worth checking the parking situation during the week as this is a business area. Rooms are as you would expect... More 

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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night, the hotel is a short walk from Little Italy which was great. Wifi and breakfast not included which was a bit unfortunate but overall it's a good place to stay for a short time.

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Thank Yaarusha
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Due to Hotels.com messing up our booking (after a long battle, where we were assured we had a booking, got there and didn't) we didn't actually end up staying here, so can't actually comment on the hotel itself. BUT...I just had to write about the 2 lovely members of staff who helped us out...I am so sorry I can't remember... More 

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Thank Emma B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This motel was very run down and dirty. The bathroom especially was not nice with mould on the tiles. The people on the desk were very helpful but other than that, this place is a disaster. The bed had no base just a mattress and so was hard as rock. the room was really tiny. The motel is located in... More 

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

Dear Christine, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. Motel 6 standards for quality... More 

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