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Best Western John Jay Inn
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Calexico
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 10, 2014

A helpful desk clerk, a very clean room and a good night's sleep. What more could you ask for in Calexico. Really enjoyed the stay but this trip advisor posting has an idiotic minimum of 200 characters so I will just add that trip advisor is pretty damn stupid.

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled on business
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Rosario V, Director of Sales at Best Western John Jay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2014

Dear Mr. J Chellemi ,

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property.

Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

If I can be of assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me at (760)768-0442.

Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty to our brand.


Sincerely,

Rosario Villarreal
Hotel Sales Manager
BEST WESTERN John Jay Inn

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Reviewed April 28, 2014

We were tired when we arrived and were greeted with a pleasant smile from a professional appearing man. He quickly got us registered and was very helpful with questions. When we passed by in the lobby, he and the staff ensured that we were happy, comfortable and had everything we needed. It was affordable and very clean! I loved how clean and well kept this location is and the friendliness of the staff. We will definitely be returning.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Peggi P
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Rosario V, Director of Sales at Best Western John Jay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2014

Dear Peggi P,

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property.

Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

If I can be of assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me at (760)768-0442.

Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty to our brand.


Sincerely,

Rosario Villarreal
Hotel Sales Manager
BEST WESTERN John Jay Inn

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Reviewed April 13, 2014

The John Jay was selected for this trip because of my past experiences using Best Western Hotels. I found it to be a very nice newer hotel, reasonably priced and of better value than some other hotels under this banner. The room was clean, quiet and comfortable. I was a little disappointed in the breakfast, mostly due to a small number of options and the quality of the eggs. But I was satisfied and felt it was fully within my expectations. I would not hesitate to visit here again and am very comfortable recommending it to anyone else visiting the area.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled on business
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Thank Daniel A
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Rosario V, Director of Sales at Best Western John Jay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2014

Dear Mr. Daniel ,

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property.

Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

If I can be of assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me at (760)768-0442.

Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty to our brand.


Sincerely,

Rosario Villarreal
Hotel Sales Manager
BEST WESTERN John Jay Inn

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Reviewed March 31, 2014

I traveled to El Centro on business and looked for a Best Western to sta in. I saved over $100.00 staying at the BW in Calexico which is only about 5 miles to El Centro. Room was very clean and the bed was comfy. Internet was good enough for work, Breakfast was good if you are on the go. What I liked was it was walking distance to shopping and places to eat. The manager and staff were very courteous and friendly. Not a bad place to stay. Good job!

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled on business
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Rosario V, Director of Sales at Best Western John Jay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2014

Dear Adonay D,

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property.

Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

If I can be of assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me at (760)768-0442.

Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty to our brand.


Sincerely,

Rosario Villarreal
Hotel Sales Manager
BEST WESTERN John Jay Inn

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Reviewed March 22, 2014

I was here last week for business and chose this property because of the positive reviews. It doesn't hurt their business that they offer the most competitive room rates for the best one or two places to stay in Calexico! The staff are exceptionally friendly and super convenient to nearly anything in town. I'd stay here again without hesitation!

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled on business
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Rosario V, Director of Sales at Best Western John Jay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2014

Dear Viking94708,

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property.

Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

If I can be of assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me at (760)768-0442.

Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty to our brand.


Sincerely,

Rosario Villarreal
Hotel Sales Manager
BEST WESTERN John Jay Inn

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Reviewed March 18, 2014

Very clean, very comfortable and a very convenient place to stay in Calexico. No complaints at all on our behalf. We will definately consider the John Jay if we need to stay in Calexico anytime again.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled on business
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Thank Brandon T
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Rosario V, Director of Sales at Best Western John Jay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2014

Dear Mr. Brandon T ,

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property.

Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

If I can be of assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me at (760)768-0442.

Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty to our brand.


Sincerely,

Rosario Villarreal
Hotel Sales Manager
BEST WESTERN John Jay Inn

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Reviewed March 14, 2014

If you need the internet ,don't stay there it takes forever to get from one page to another.Everything else was just like all others of this price. If your here on business it would be OK because you won't need the TV. You will never find anything you like. Nothing you watch at home.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with family
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Thank Brian L
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Rosario V, Director of Sales at Best Western John Jay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2014

Dear Mr. Brian L ,

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property.

On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we offer a better experience for guests in the future.

I hope that you will consider staying with us again so that we can have another chance to provide you with a superior experience.

If I can provide any assistance, please don't hesitate to contact me directly at (760)768-0442.


Sincerely,

Rosario Villarreal
Hotel Sales Manager
BEST WESTERN John Jay Inn

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Additional Information about Best Western John Jay Inn

Address: 2421 Scaroni Ave, Calexico, CA 92231-9731
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > Calexico
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Calexico
Price Range: $97 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western John Jay Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 58
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Best Western John Jay Inn in Calexico opened in 1998 and the hotel staff has been trained to maintain the high level of standards you expect when staying with Best Western to assure that your stay will be as comfortable as possible. In the Imperial Valley in the southernmost part of California, just across the border from Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, lies Calexico, a delightful multi-cultural community with a small town lifestyle and a history rich in agriculture. This area has greatly benefited from the international trade that has developed south of the border over the past three decades. ... more   less 
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