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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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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
39 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

A motel-style property, well located for the airport, for downtown and for the coast. Comfortable, well-equipped room with excellent (free) wi-fi. Some noise from the road and the airport, but nothing serious - the rooms are well insulated - but ask for a room away from the road. Our only slight reservations were that the housekeeping was a bit erratic... More 

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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this review

To our Valued Guest, We appreciate you taking the time for reviewing your recent stay with us at the Howard Johnson San Diego SeaWorld. It is so pleasing to hear that your stay was "comfortable", and that our property was a "good location", and a "good value" We are located in a very busy area that is close to so... More 

Escondido
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

While the room was nice for the price and location. The room I had ,which I believe was 239 had a refrigarator that made noise all night. I was just tired enough to sleep about 3 hours. Also the t.v. was old and outdated for this room.

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Columbia, Maryland
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28 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

When you think Howard Johnson's you dont always think of a great hotel. You would be wrong with this one. The Howard Johnson San Diego Sea World was outstanding. Great location, close to the airport and downtown and the beaches. Right near I-5 and I-8. Comfortable room, clean. the front desk folks were very nice. Just an all around enjoyable... More 

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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so excited that your recent stay at Howard Johnson San Diego was “outstanding” and that you consider our property to be a, “Hidden Gem in plain view”. It is also satisfying to hear that our location was so convenient during your stay with us. We are very fortunate to be centrally located to so many of... More 

Gulf Shores, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Mostly our stay was a nightmare! Coming here to watch my son graduate from the marines was supposed to be a highly recommended thing. Listen, I understand that sometimes the water boiler breaks and there is no hot water. I understand that sometimes the room heater breaks and there is no heat at night. I even understand that they run... More 

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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Howard Johnson San Diego. We are pleased to hear that fortunate events occured while you were with us, which made your stay with us an enjoyable one. I can see how having no heat in your room can be an inconveninece and we... More 

Ewa Beach, Hawaii, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

this place is awsome!!!!! i checked in on jan 13 2013 till march 2. the area is so cool every kind of food you need is within walking distance. the crew was so awsome especiallty Nala!!! she was always there with a smile to help!!!! the maids were just so perfect!!!! i would recommend this place to anyone. the only... More 

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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell others about your stay with us here at the Howard Johnson near Sea World. We are glad to see that you found our staff to be helpful and cheerful and that cleanliness of your room was enjoyable. We are also very happy that you found our location to be... More 

San Diego, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

My employer has contracts with various 2-star hotels in the San Diego area. Of the ones I've stayed at so far, the Howard Johnson is best. The location is great and within easy walking distance of a major public transportation hub. There are many restaurants in the immediate area and a grocery store nearby if your stays are extended as... More 

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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to review the Howard Johnson near Sea World and sharing your experience with other travelers. It is guest like you that allow us to improve where we need it for our future travelers. Fortunately enough, with our property being in a central location and close to public transportation as well, it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

The staff was very friendly and helpful. Close to the big local attractions, but the neighborhood was a little sketchy. Rooms were clean, but the beds seemed a little worn and we could hear everything in the rooms next to us. Nice continental breakfast.

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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*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Inn - San Diego Sea World / Airport Hotel San Diego
Howard Johnson San Diego
San Diego Howard Johnson
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#16 Best Value Hotel in San Diego

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