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Motel 6 El Centro
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   395 Smoketree Drive, I-8 at SR 86/South 4th Street, El Centro, CA 92243   |  
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Ranked #8 of 18 hotels in El Centro
San Diego, California
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

As soon as I enter to the registration office the employees there were really friendly. The rooms well cleaned and organized. I really enjoyed it! Im pretty sure the persons in charge of managing the hotel, is doing an excellent job!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

This recently renovated Motel 6 was a good choice. We booked it on the basis of other reviews on Tripadvisor. The room was basic, quiet and the air conditioner worked well, even though it was over 42 Degrees C outside. The bathroom has a bit of a Formule1 feel about it but worked perfectly fine. Enjoyed the pool too. In summary, perfectly adequate low-priced road trip accommodation.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We stopped on a 2-day jaunt & found a nicely updated property. Paint was fresh & room was clean. Bathroom (shower stall only) had a black granite-like vanity & other modern fixtures. Floor throughout was an attractive faux bamboo, much nicer than carpet full of who knows what kind of dirt.

Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Right off the highway as we headed for San Diego. One of the finest Motel 6 I have ever stayed in, even though there was a little trouble with a key card lock system that did not work on my arrival. Promptly fixed. Room 123 is poolside and has two beds; recently remodeled. Grassy area right outside for the dog and plenty of kids swimming to stop and pet him. Coffee was available before 7:00a.m. LG flat screen tv. Clean, with the new continental style Motel 6 seems to like. Thanks goodness I got a blue room instead of the wild orange rooms. No carpeting; the new cane look on the floor which allows the floors to be kept much cleaner.
Travel a mile down the street and turn left and you are in El Centro with a few shops, bars, and that is about it. The mall is close by on the highway. There are lots of fast food and sit down places right outside the motel and a Carls right next door.
The entire weekend rate, senior discount, with tax was about $47 and that included the free wifi. Ask at the desk for the password. The internet was fast and worked perfectly. It is well worth planning your stop here is you are traveling in the area or through it.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Armando Q, General Manager at Motel 6 El Centro, responded to this review, May 27, 2013
Greetings,

We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the 4662 El Centro. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback.

I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services.

Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one.

Sincerely,

Armando Quintero
General Manager
Motel 6 El Centro, CA
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Riverside, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

I had never stayed at this Motel 6 before but definetly will do it again. The motel is located in a safe area and its staff is great. Luv it!

Room Tip: Facing the pool rooms are the my choice!
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Augusta, ME
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Clean and quiet budget motel. Convenient to Interstate 8 and main street of El Centro.

Room Tip: Quiet and clean motel right off Interstate 8. Only fast food joints in immediate area, but the main...
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Buena Park
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

This place is being remolded and looked to be mostly done. I lucked out and got a new room with the flat screen TV which I like because it makes streaming from Nefflix easier when the internet works. This brings me to the one issue I had, internet access and i am not sure this is just a motel6 issue as my cell phone also had lousy access. During my stay there were major wind storms which I think were causing most of the issues.

There are a lot of places and stores nearby but be careful crossing the extremely busy street to get to them.

Service was good, parking was easy and the area seemed pretty quiet at night.

Room Tip: Be careful crossing the highway, walk the extra block to the crosswalk.
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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Armando Q, Manager at Motel 6 El Centro, responded to this review, May 29, 2013
Dear Guest,

We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the 4662 El Centro. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback.

I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services.

Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one.

Sincerely,

Armando Quintero
General Manager
Motel 6 El Centro, CA
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Additional Information about Motel 6 El Centro

Address: 395 Smoketree Drive, I-8 at SR 86/South 4th Street, El Centro, CA 92243
Location: United States > California > California Desert > El Centro
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 18 hotels in El Centro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 El Centro 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Motel 6 El Centro is located off I-8 at SR 86 / S 4th Street, in the southernmost part of California. Restaurants are within walking distance and shops are nearby. Enjoy our modern rooms and outdoor pool. Free Wi-Fi is available in all guest rooms. ... more   less 
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