The room was adequate and reasonably clean, though a bit high-priced. Part of the hotel was under renovation and was rather unsightly.
However, this is the first time I have ever encountered a situation where the hotel would charge $15 per hour for a late checkout after the 11:00 checkout time (and I travel a great deal). I was astounded! There was no attempt to accommodate our request for one more hour, other than for us to pay. We ended up checking out early in the morning for our event rather than to return and pay the late checkout fee. To top it all off, although I could see the worker had put out some items for breakfast, he would not let me in at 6:00 because "Breakfast doesn't start until 6:30." Again, no effort to go the extra mile or to be helpful. I will choose some other accommodation the next time I am in town.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Newly Remodeled Rooms with Flat Screen LED TV.Walking distance to SDSU (San Diego State University), a block away from major shopping center and restaurants & bars. Very easy access to I-8 highway and very convenient location. 24 hour front desk, free Continental Breakfast & Wifi in all rooms and a large swimming pool and guest laundry facility available. Free Bus and Truck Parking also available. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Howard Johnson Inn - San Diego Hotel San Diego
- Howard Johnson San Diego