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San Felipe, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone was very polite, and helpful. Room was very clean and comfortable, with every amenity a person would need. The location is perfect, just off Interstate 8, and easy to find. Shopping is within a few miles radius, and a good variety. Very nice hot breakfast. Not just a bowl of cereal. Breakfast is included in your stay, and if... More 

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Thank 656suzo
Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our hot breakfast. Please come back if you are in the area!! More 

YUMA
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Made reservations through this site and arrived at the location but my reservation wasn't available. Had a bit of a longer experience than had anticipated since I figured I had already made prior arrangements. Overall, rather quick and was able to secure a room at the same rate as on the app. The location is much too hot during the... More 

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Thank REGINA A
Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

We apologize for the inconvenience, we do not run the air- conditioning throughout the night in the vacant rooms, however we do completely understand that it takes time to cool off the room, in regards to your reservation, if you use a mobile app and make a reservation through a 3rd party and not our website, it can take a... More 

Wpg MB
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We always stay at this hotel. Nona is the best, she always is so pleasant and helpful. Same with the Hispanic breakfast lady, we've stayed here a number of years coming and going south. You get a drink ticket for their bar for that evenings stay as well as your breakfast the next day. It's good value, spacious clean rooms.... More 

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Thank mama
Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

We understand that you have a choice and we are so happy that you continue to choose us. We thank you for your business and we are happy that you enjoyed the breakfast and our bar! We really appreciate you taking the time to let us know! More 

Yuma, Arizona
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47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Vacation Inn is a nice place to stay while in El Centro, California. They have a continental breakfast for residences and a swimming pool. No life guard available so you have can't leave your children unattended. They also have rooms available for handicapped on a first come first served basics. Located off the highway in a nice neighborhood. Not far... More 

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Thank revjap3
Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, we really appreciate your comments and please do come back again and stay with us! More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

We typically spend one night at the Vacation Inn enroute to San Felipe and again when we return. Rooms are well priced, spacious and clean. At registration, guests are made to feel welcome. The price of the room includes a complimentary beer or glass of wine at the sports bar on the evening of registration and a hot breakfast. The... More 

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Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

A special thank you for your patronage, we understand that you have a choice and we are so happy that you continue to choose us and we are happy that you enjoy the complimentary cocktail and our hot breakfast. See ya soon! More 

Bakersfield, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

This place is great!!! Price is good, rooms were clean, and the are was decent!!! We will be staying here again in about 2-3 weeks, to visit family. It is right off the freeway, so it is easy access to connection towns.

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Thank amyleann8
Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

Thank you we could not have said it better, we are great for this type of need and we understand that you have a choice and we are happy that you choose us and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Sanger, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Came into town a day earlier than reservations, which by the way took me about 2 mins to make when you call the hotel directly, they added on my early arrival in about 2 mins. Which I really appreciated after a long travel. Room was great...Employees above and beyond helpful and professional...free breakfast was perfect with MEAT!!

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Thank Wrwill14
Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we are happy that we could accommodate you! More 

San Diego, California
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72 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

The Vacation Inn is strictly a venue for the long term workers in the Imperial Valley to work their trades by day and a home away from home at night. It caters quite well to these men and offers a small bar in the evenings and a basic breakfast each day. Rooms are quite large and clean. Rates are very... More 

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Thank Jerry B
Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, and you are correct from Jan-May we do have a lot of workers that stay during that time, and the hotel fills up and so we understand what you are saying but we do cater to everyone and also ave a RV Park and have many families and people that are long term traveling an... More 

Whittier, California
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27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

One of the most annoying things about a hotel room is the smell of smoke in a "non smoking" room. For my bird hunting trips I consider the low cost motels as a step above camping and come prepared with a large bottle Fabreez Air freshener. After spraying the air freshener and running the air conditioner full blast, the room... More 

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Thank Frank B
Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, yes we do not have alarm clocks in many of our rooms as everyone used their smart phones these days, we are happy that we could assist you with a wake up call. We understand completely staying in a room that is NON-smoking and smells like smoke, there is no excuse and we will definitely... More 

San Diego, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Hotel was OK need to upgrade there TV, bed to small for a queen, but very clean room, don't worry about parking there plenty of it so that was great....and customer service was great very nice lady in the front desk. I will stay again at this hotel.

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Thank dbadgirl
Bob K, Manager at Vacation Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, we really do appreciate it, our queen beds are the standard size, if the bed seemed too small we do have king size beds, just request that and it will be better for you! We do understand that you have a choice and we do hope to see you again! Take care! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vacation Inn of El Centro offers a variety of newly remodeled 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. Come and check us out! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vacation Inn

Address: 2015 Cottonwood Cir, El Centro, CA 92243-4299
Location: United States > California > California Desert > El Centro
Price Range: $59 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vacation Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 128
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