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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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Rating summary
  • 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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St. Louis
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Chobham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very impressed with Motel 6 san Diego Downtown - nice spacious bright room with refurbished decoration. Staff were very friendly. TV and bathroom in room. WiFi is very good value at $3/day...had no problems with connection. Close to bus stop for trip to La Jolla (bus no. 30). the neighbouring district is safe and is close to the waterfront. No... More

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Agrigento, Italy
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

It is pretty basic. Room was tiny, it had a tattered dirty curtain on the window and the furnishings were tired. The bathroom was adequate, but barely. Free parking. - WI.fi for 3 $ is bad. Location is good but not much safe. The staff in particular a girl with glasses is not helpful.

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Moscow, Russia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Stayed here for two days. Hotel is well located - easy to reach city center by foot, but the area around the hotel does not look welcoming for the evening walks. Rooms are OK, but a bit noisy espesially if window is open.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Very good price for a nice room. The room is very clean with a good shower. Location is convenience, walking distance from gaslamp quarter. There is no breakfast, but close to the hotel you can find nice places to have a nice meal. coffee available in the lobby and free parking lot.

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Sacramento
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Stayed 2 nights-felt safe and slept well. Enjoyed being close to many San Diego attractions. Almost did not need a car. Easy to clean linoleum floors made us much more relaxed about our dog having "an accident." Good coffee in AM. We would stay here again. . Tip: Open windows upon check in to have fresh cool air in room... More

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Manchester
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269 reviews 269 reviews
86 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

It's a Motel 6, don't expect gold plated taps and smoked salmon room service breakfasts and you won't be disappointed. The motel is excellently situated for Little Italy, the Gaslamp and the Embarcadero and our room was spotless. The staff were friendly, outgoing and polite and happy to help and they provide free coffee in the morning :-) Saturday night... More

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Buena Park
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

If you stay here, make sure to wear your bulletproof vest. A large bullet hole in window, does not make guest feel safe. Oh and make sure get tons of sleep before staying here as well. The beds are off centerd so you will probley wake up every few hours of so, because you feel like your going to fall... More

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Motel6, Public Relations Manager at Motel 6 San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We sincerely apologize for your unpleasant stay. Please kindly contact our guest relations department so they can have a record of your experience to help us provide our guests with better service in the future: 1-800-577-3435. More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 hotel reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

I stayed here several years ago and hasn't changed much which is good. The price is still good compared to the competition in this well located area. It has good parking with lots behind the motel and gives the patrons large rooms. The bed is good, with a nice bathroom with tub/shower combo. The desk clerks were nice and helpful.... More

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Also Known As:
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Motel 6 San Diego Downtown Hotel
Motel 6 San Diego
Motel Six San Diego
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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
Amenities:
Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#17 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#180 Top resorts Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 San Diego Downtown 2*
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