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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014
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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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Prague, Czech Republic
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27 hotel reviews
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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3 helpful votes 3 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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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have stayed at this property several times. In addition to it's European furniture feel, it is functional. I can do laundry on the first floor. There is a mini market right next store. The rooms are clean and the price is right. I can be at an eatery or the trolley within 5 minutes. I can be shopping or... More

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Northridge, California
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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

As far as Motel's go this Motel 6 did everything i needed it do. Here is a short rundown Pros: -Location is close to Fwy and you can easily get in and out of the city from where the Motel is located. Also within walking distance to almost everything -There is alot of parking and no trouble finding a spot,... More

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Riverside, California
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Pros: Located IN Downtown San Diego (GasLamp District) Close to everything downtown Close to Seaport Village Close to airport Close to Star of India Renovated rooms/hotel Cons: Rooms are ridiculously small and uncomfortable Wifi is charged per 24HRs, per device (You can pay for 1 wifi password and use it on multiple devices but not at the same time.)

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

You can't beat this place for a decent location just a few blocks from the Gaslight district. Room was clean, liked the modern, funky decor and furnishings. Platform bed meant there was just a mattress and no boxspring but it was comfortable. The linoleum floor actually felt clean compared to sometimes-sketchy hotel carpet. Staff helpful and nice. Coffee available downstairs.... More

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Mumbai
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28 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Stayed here for one day when attentinf a trade show at the San Diego convention center. Had to book the room last minute and most of the other hotels in the area were sold out. The hotel rooms are newly renovated and are value for money. If you are a business traveller and will be spending very little time in... 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*
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