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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East

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588 N Mollison Ave I-8 Exit Mollison Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92021-6143 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting for a funeral I needed a hotel in this area. I’m unfamiliar with the area so I just picked one. The hotel had a pool and hot tub, and a free breakfast. The room was like a small suite with a table and...More

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Response from Nerissa M, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego EastResponded 2 days ago

Wendyontheroad, Thank you so much for staying at the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East Hotel. We strive to give you a wonderful experience, and I am very happy to discover that you enjoyed your stay; though I regret to hear...More

Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

I was nervous to show up at this hotel to be completely honest. We needed to extend our stay in the San Diego area another day and the hotel we were staying in was booked and unable to accommodate. We were pleasantly surprised by this...More

Thank Joe P
Response from Nerissa M, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego EastResponded July 8, 2018

Joe P, Thank you for taking the time to complete our guest satisfaction survey and for rating our hotel so highly! We are so glad to hear from you and to learn that we were able to give you a pleasant, comfortable and convenient experience....More

Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

One of the worst hotels we have ever been. The smell of the rug , the old furniture for more than a hundred dollars a night. It has been one of the worst experiences. We won't book in that place anymore.More

Thank Ronald M
Response from Nerissa M, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego EastResponded July 2, 2018

Ronald M, We are sorry to hear that your stay & experience was unpleasant. We do our very best to ensure our rooms & amenities are thoroughly cleaned and maintained. Thank you for bringing this misstep to our attention, as it helps us to improve....More

Reviewed March 2, 2018

was shocked when reviewing my credit card bill too find that the hotel had added a extra charge the day after I had checked out , they did not contact me just billed me for ? as an overseas visitor I am discusted with the...More

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Response from Tina M, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego EastResponded March 5, 2018

nissan280, Thank you for your feedback. We value your opinion and apologize for your experience. We offer different rates during the time of the year and on weekends. We will try to ensure this mistake doesn't happen again. I hope you can give us another...More

Reviewed October 11, 2017

Looked cool in pictures so I was hoping for a nice place with a Cali feel to it. Actually, it is dirty and run down and sketchy. Right next to a major freeway. Carpet feels greasy. Shower drain slow. Weird random people coming in and...More

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Response from Chetan P, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego EastResponded October 13, 2017

Dear Guest, I apologize your were disturb by the people going in and out of the gas station and the Taco shop, since the hotel is situated behind the gas station and taco shop we share the same entrance. However being in the back it...More

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Welcome to the Econolodge Inn & Suites, El Cajon Hotel, where you’ll experience an intimate, casual atmosphere with personalized service, contemporary amenities and customer-oriented features. Whether ...More you’re here on a relaxing getaway vacation or an important business venture, you’ll appreciate our peaceful ambiance, hospitable service and convenient location without spending a fortune. Our friendly, professional staff ensures that your stay will be a memorable and relaxing experience. This El Cajon hotel is near all the attractions and activities that make this place such a fun destination. If you are looking for a hotel near fun things to do this hotel near San Diego Zoo is the perfect location to stay. We are also located within miles from Knotts Soak City and San Diego SeaWorld. Offering comfort and convenience to business and leisure travelers, this El Cajon Hotel offers value with cozy accommodations, amenities and easy access to restaurants, shopping and local area attractions. We offer our guest a more affordable room rate with luxury & friendly services. Relaxing Retreat, take a dip in our private, crystal clear swimming pool. Econolodge Inn & Suites will ensure your family a comfortable and relaxing stay. We offer plenty of room options and features especially designed to serve families traveling together. We welcome you to our hotel, and hope you enjoy your stay. Make your family vacation more attractive to Southern California - treat yourself to the Econolodge Inn & Suites. Choose this El Cajon Hotel for your travel needs. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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$65 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Howard Johnson
Also Known As
Howard Johnson El Cajon/San Diego Area Hotel El Cajon
Super 8 El Cajon
Super Eight El Cajon
El Cajon Super 8
El Cajon Super Eight
United States > California > El Cajon
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Response from sascharasin | Reviewed this property |
In response to the answer from the alleged hotel "manager" (I can't believe I am using that word to describe this man) - that is not how your awful hotel operates. there was ABSOLUTELY ZERO COMMUNICATION from you AT ALL and... More
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"stay in another hotel"
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"Find a different hotel. Don't get any hotel in El Cajon they are all junk."
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"Look elsewhere."
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"King room with sofa sleeper can sleep 4. Upstairs rooms are quieter, less people noise."
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