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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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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly, helpful staff. Tiny room but clean and modern. It could have better lighting, though, in the room with the shower and the bedroom area. It's within walking distance to restaurants, Amtrak and the trolley. However, if internet is important to you, find another hotel. Surprisingly, Wifi is not free, although it's listed as one of the amenities, and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stayed here for three nights in May. Great location with walking distance to both little Italy and downtown. Clean room, efficient and quiet air conditioning, good price, free parking and easy access to highway. We got a room facing the street and there were some noise, but it didn't really bother us but could be a problem if you wake... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

As with any Motel 6 or similar chain, you're going to get what you pay for. Obviously don't stay here if you are looking for luxury accommodations, but it's a reasonably priced option that is close to everything that Little Italy and the greater downtown area has to offer, including the train/trolley. I picked this place knowing I would only... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Its a basic motel with clean rooms. Rooms are very basic good for business traveler. I won't suggest it for families. Staff is very co operative. Over all it was good experience other than when I asked to extend my stay they told me we are full booked.

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Stayed here for four nights while visiting San Diego on a road trip. This Motel 6 is in a great location, a short walk to the Gaslamp district and harbour, and just around the corner from Little Italy. It's also cheap, and while the rooms are clean and nicely decorated, it does feel cheap. The mattress wasn't actually connected to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Stayed here after a long dive trip. All I wanted was a room and a bed. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Nothing spectacular, but comfortable. Rates were good and not to far from transit to get me to LAX. Will stay here again.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

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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