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Howard Johnson Express Inn National City/San Diego South
Ranked #3 of 10 Hotels in National City
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

We booked at this hotel because of a fair review. We did not expect to be spending a few days in the part of San Diego that locals stay away from. While the fellow on duty was very friendly when we arrived,the room was uncomfortable. It smelled musty and the beds were very uncomfortable. It was nice to get breakfast provided but the waffles were almost indelible and the English muffins and bagels were dry (old?). We will not be returning to this location. One friendly staff member does not make up for comfort.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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SynergyHotelGroup, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn National City/San Diego South, responded to this review, April 29, 2013
Hello Ruby S.

We apologize for the uncomfortable room you were in and the musty smell it was in. We are undergoing renovations within the hotel and in our rooms. We hope you will reconsider coming back and seeing the changes we are undergoing. Our staff are held to high standards and we are sorry that they didnt keep to that.

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Mallarie
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Reviewed January 28, 2013

Clean, courteous and comfortable. We had no problems with this facility, and were really amazed at how much better it was than anything at this price. We have stayed at other motels in this price range and they were horrible. This place is truly an incredible value for the cleanliness and comfort. Would stay here again if I needed to.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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SynergyHotelGroup, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Express Inn National City/San Diego South, responded to this review, April 29, 2013
Hello Barbara T.

We are very please to hear that your stay with us at the end of January was a pleasant one. We are still undergoing many changes with our hotel and ensuring that our hotel values is set in a high standard and are pleased to hear that we are meeting your standards. We hope you come back to the hotel again soon and visit the many attractions around the city like downtown San Diego, the San Diego Harbor and Sea World San Diego.

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Property: Howard Johnson Express Inn National City/San Diego South
Address: 521 Roosevelt Ave, National City, CA 91950-1133
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Location: United States > California > National City
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 10 Hotels in National City
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Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn National City/San Diego South 2*
Number of rooms: 65
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