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Vacation Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2015 Cottonwood Cir, El Centro, CA 92243   |  
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Ranked #7 of 18 hotels in El Centro
Orange, California, United States
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4 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Enjoyed our stay.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

We were in El Centro the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and stayed at the Vacation Inn. The rooms are clean, the staff is polite and they were able to accommodate us with a small (13lb) dog. There were a lot of construction workers staying at the hotel so pick-up trucks were starting at 4:30 am with men going to work. Even so I was able to sleep well and enjoyed the free breakfast in the morning. This hotel is a good choice for a modestly priced comfortable place to spend a night. We will stay there again while in El Centro.

Room Tip: Call for a reservation, when we check online the website said No-Vacancies.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011 via mobile

Rooms are large and clean. The price of the room comes with two breakfasts, two alcoholic drinks, and free wifi. I can't comment on the pool because it was closed or the breakfast because I got up too late. Overall, I would state here again - I just booked my room for this weekend

  • Stayed July 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

On a long road trip to California this was an excellent stop for a good nights rest. We made last minute reservations at about 9pm on the drive in and at 1am the next morning we were checking in. For the price we got a great room right off the I-8. We slept in and missed the breakfast so we cant comment on that but there was a Denny's right across the street where we ate and jumped back on the I-8 with ease. To our surprise it had a small refrigerator and microwave which was not expected considering our last minute reservation.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Nipomo, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2009

The room was nice and the bed comnfortable but he motel is not in the best area. At one time it was a wonderful motel with a great restuarant. The restuarant now has a pool table and the menu is limited. We were concerned about security and will not stay there again.

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Solana Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2009

Stayed here 3 nights. For a 2-star motel @ $54/night, I give it an A+. Clean, very comfortable, safe, friendly, free breakfast, fridge, free WiFi. Excellent value.

  • Liked — Clean, comfortable, great price
  • Disliked — Couldn't adjust fridge
  • Stayed January 2009, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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San Diego CA
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2009

Outstanding price, very clean, nice beds, friendly staff, Small bath towels :-( , breakfast was OK, excellent coffee and pet friendly. overall "we'll be back"

  • Liked — Very clean
  • Stayed January 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Spokane, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2008

The Vacation Inn is only about a block north of the freeway on "business 8", so the location is just fine. The rooms are quite large and include a table and chairs to sit at. We were told on the phone that the pool was heated and fantastic, however it turned out that the heater in the pool went out a long time ago and has never been repaired. For El Centro, this is not a bad choice however we wouldn't recommend a "vacation" at the Vacation Inn. It's good for a night or so.

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Additional Information about Vacation Inn

Also Known As:
Vacation Hotel
Vacation Hotel El Centro
Address: 2015 Cottonwood Cir, El Centro, CA 92243
Location: United States > California > California Desert > El Centro
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 18 hotels in El Centro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vacation Inn 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Vacation Inn of El Centro offers a variety of accommodations. Start you Day with Free Hot Breakfast Made To Order! Each hotel guest room includes a kitchenette,fridge, and microwave. Extended stay guests have a dedicated separate building with two-bedroom suites. Our well-equipped kitchens provide all the comforts of home. Our beautifully landscaped RV Park has 31 spaces, accommodating sizes from 28 to 40 feet and featuring full hookups. Guests will also find hot showers, laundry facilities and a recreation room in the center of the park. ... more   less 
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