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Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3330 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92110
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location, decent rooms, but OMG, paper thin walls. I could hear everything the couple was saying in the next room, and to make is worse, it was a 'romantic' stay for them (a little disconcerting for me). Nuff said there. Shower was good, if you're 5' tall. I would recommend those shower arms so taller guests don't have to... More

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General M, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Atlantavelreveiwa, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Howard Johnson San Diego SeaWorld. We are delighted to hear our hotel has a “good location” and an “amazing” front desk staff. We strive in providing excellent quality service and are touched that you took notice. As you mentioned, we are centrally located near several of San Diego’s famous... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here to attend boot camp graduation at USMC base. Free van between airport and the marine base is very helpful. Dobri the evening manager is great, helped us with places to eat, cabs and travel info, a great employee!!! He was always polite and worked very hard to help, wish every hotel I stayed at had people like... More

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General M, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this review

Dear MIFire, Thank you for providing feedback regarding your stay at the Howard Johnson San Diego SeaWorld. We are thrilled to hear we have “great staff” at our hotel. We strive in providing outstanding quality service and are delighted to have accomplished said task. As you mentioned, we do offer complimentary MCRD shuttle service and are so pleased you were... More

Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will start out by saying that I am a very picky traveler. I had reservations for this week at the Hilton Staybridge suites. When I went to check in they could not find and or honor my reservations for the whole planed stay. Needless to say I was a little stressed. After several hour searching the internet and driving... More

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General M, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this review

Dear LitleJck66, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Howard Johnson San Diego SeaWorld. We are delighted to hear our “place is awesome”. We strive in providing outstanding quality service and are touched you took notice. As you mentioned, our rooms come standard with a microwave, as well as a refrigerator and are so pleased they proved beneficial... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Inexpensive, but you get what you pay for :( Even the old fashioned TV didn't work right. The free breakfast should not even be considered breakfast. I'm sure it's falsely used to get people in the door.

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General M, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Wccmarathon, Thank you for investing your time in reviewing our hotel. We always aim to astound our guests and are disappointed to have missed such an opportunity with you. We sincerely apologize for the issue you had with some of your amenities. As you mentioned, we do offer a complimentary continental breakfast and are sorry to hear it was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To save you the long story I'll try to make this short. Me and four of my friends stayed here a week ago as part of a larger group from touring the San Diego State University and San Diego University. Despite the small terrain, the area was kept very tidy and organized especially our room. I am not familiar with... More

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General M, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Marianne V, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Howard Johnson San Diego SeaWorld. We are delighted to hear we have “outstanding staff” at our hotel. We strive in providing excellent quality service and are touched you took notice. We do our best to reconnect our guests with their misplaced items and are so glad we were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I rarely stay in cheaper hotels but this one was good enough. Rooms were clean, no issues with anything. Breakfast was the usual hotel breakfast with limited selection. Front desk staff was always friendly and helpful. Had loud group next door and the front desk tried to take care of it at midnight.

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General M, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Tim W, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Howard Johnson San Diego SeaWorld. We are thrilled to hear your room was “clean” and “comfortable”. We strive in providing outstanding quality service, as well as a well-maintained property and are delighted to have accomplished said task. We hope to see you again, during your next trip to... More

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Address: 3330 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92110
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World 2*
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