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Motel 6 San Diego Downtown

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at about 8 Motel 6's in my travels and this is the best. The room was nice size and well kept. Looked like fresh paint and everything very clean. I needed a break on the price and the manager gave me a great deal. I would highly recommend this motel. They even printed out a train ticket... More 

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Apache Junction AZ., United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable, I was absolutely stunned when I checked in. The room was the size of a one man prison cell, smelled awful, extremely overpriced. I would suggest staying in your vehicle before staying here.

Thank George O

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

This place was filthy! We came with a big group including kids and all three rooms were not clean.. We had a disgusting wet towel or some sort hidden under our mattress.. Blood like stains on the other side of the pillow case..the "remodeled rooms" are pure trash..That's not where it ends.. This place has Top Flight security who waits... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

The room was in need of a thorough cleaning. In the middle of the night (approx. 12:30 a.m.) I was awakened from a deep sleep by my door being opened, naturally this scared me and I jumped up, yelled and ran to see who it was. It was a couple who apologized and said they were given this room. A... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I waited until the last minute to book a hotel for a weekend in San Diego and this was the only affordable option. The hotel is centrally located with easy access to local sights and the staff was friendly. However, this is a NO FRILLS hotel, no toiletries, no safe, no free wi-fi, and no iron in your room. There... More 

Thank razfan2001
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Good for the price in downtown. Not many bedding options to choose from but for the price this place did its work. Front desk attendant was nice and the morning coffee was decent. My wife and I booked last minute and had a pleasant stay. San Diego is a beautiful place so for a budget traveler this was just right.

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Ham, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We stayed one night in a room with queen bed. The room was clean and had everything we needed. Wifi was available for $2 or $3 (not sure anymore). The motel is located ideal to discover the city by foot. After a few minutes you were already in the gaslamp quarter. Parking was free and there were enough spaces. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I have stayed here a few times over the years as downtown San Diego is expensive. The motel has interior corridors, which is rare for a Motel 6. If you have a car, please note the lot has tiny spaces, difficult to get in our out of without hitting a car parked on the opposite side. And this is with... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It is important for all of our guests to feel welcomed, receive the highest level of service, respect and hospitality. We apologize for your unpleasant stay as a result of the concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we... More 

Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I stayed here for a few days in February. I was satisfied with the room as it was clean and did not hear road noises as you sometimes do. The staff was friendly and the price was affordable. I would definitely stay at this motel again !!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Our colleagues and I stayed there for 5 nights, it was a business trip so everything was just fine. Need to purchase wifi but connection was sometimes not stable , although was acceptable. Staffs were friendly helpful and hotel is well-located in San Diego.

Thank Billyhou
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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Motel 6 San Diego Downtown

Address: 1546 2nd Ave, I-5/San Diego Freeway at 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101-3006
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $73 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 San Diego Downtown 2*
Number of rooms: 105
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