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Motel 6 San Diego Downtown

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   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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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I paid $120 on Expedia for a room here, for a single night. When I arrived, they stated that I had to pay an additional $80 in fees/taxes. The guy in line in front of me had the same issue. This place is a scam. Do not stay here.

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

Ryan, Thank you for sharing your concerns. Please know the issues you describe are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. We encourage you to contact our Guest Relations at 1-855-787-9864 to further address your recent stay, and help us provide a better guest experience in the future. More

Marathon, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since this was a Motel 6, I knew that I'd have to bring my own hair dryer, shampoo, & so forth & that the room would be very basic. That's okay -- you get what you pay for. All I really needed was a location walking distance from the Convention Center & a clean room, especially the bathroom & bed.... More

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Encinitas, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms were okay (if you don't mind paint and glue fumes) but if security is going to walk in on you and the front desk is going to issue your room key to people who are not authorized to enter, how are you supposed to rest? We had 5 reservations, We didn't cancel any of them and intended to... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The location is fine, everything important is in walking distance. Nice hotel stuff. Rooms are quite new, just the shower doesn't work well. If you plan explore the city is good choice, is in strategic place. Sleeping qualite is good. Rooms and hotel is clean.

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Denver, Colorado
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32 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Okay, by looking at my other property reviews, you know I generally stay in 4 and 5 star hotels. But, I needed to be in San Diego and all hotels in the metropolitan area were literally sold out! This property is in an almost idea location, plus includes FREE parking. Where else in ANY downtown core can you receive free... More

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This Motel 6 is updated so it's slightly nicer then the other Motel 6s, however I did not enjoy my stay there. When we first checked in there were homeless men buying a room together. The homeless men drank all night and left their beer bottles all over the hallway. Also, our bathroom wasn't very clean with hair in the... More

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

As a broke college student I needed an inexpensive hotel for 4th of July weekend for a wedding. It is very conveniently located in downtown and with free parking also! Nothing special but a nice place for the price. I would recommend this hotel!

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Denton
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

What we like are: - Affordable price - Staffs at the front desk are very helpful and friendly. - Our room was clean and furniture looks new. - 0.4-0.6 miles walking to downtown. What we don't like: - The vicinity area seems to be unsafe and dirty. - It requires tourists to about 0.3-0.5 miles (according to Google map) to... More

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Additional Information about Motel 6 San Diego Downtown

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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