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Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World
Ranked #120 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

Nice and close to all the area attractions. They have a free shuttle to and from the airport but it quits running at 8pm. The hotel shuttle to Sea World was nice. We took a cab to the rest of the attractions and it was never more that $20 with the tip included which was nice. Rosecrans St. out front is busy which we could hear from our room. We were upstairs in room 205 on the far West side fairly close to the street.The airplane noise was quite noticeable as well from the planes taking off. Started at 5am and lasted all day long. The continental breakfast is good and Eva is a great hostess and makes a great Belgian waffle! Dave at the front desk recommended some great seafood restaurants down on the harbor waterfront. Rachana at the front desk is a sweetheart. I think she was hitting on me a bit when I checked out!! lol Overall a good stay for the money.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2014

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Howard Johnson San Diego SeaWorld. We are delighted to hear our hotel is a “nice place”. As you mentioned, we are within close proximity to several of San Diego’s famous attractions and are delighted you were able to benefit from it during your stay. We hope to see you during your next trip to San Diego. Again, thank you for providing feedback regarding your stay at the Howard Johnson San Diego Seaworld.

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Reviewed February 7, 2014

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2014

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Reviewed February 7, 2014

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed February 4, 2014

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Reviewed January 26, 2014

Overall a nice place to stay except the walls seem to be paper thin. You are definately at the mercy of your neighbors. We had loud kids next door and every morning was a screaming match. Our hotel key only worked once, we had to get it rekeyed multiple times. The staff was very kind and helpful.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2014

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the time in reviewing the Howard Johnson San Diego near SeaWorld. We are thrilled to hear our hotel is a “nice stay”. Please know that your concerns are being brought to our staff’s attention so that future travelers will not have a similar experience. Thank you again for providing feedback regarding your stay at our hotel.

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Reviewed January 26, 2014

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with friends
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Reviewed January 25, 2014

Walls were thin .. bring ear plugs and stay on top floor. If you forget your earplugs they DO sell them in the lobby. Eva Kellar was a GREAT hostess as we were having breakfast. Kodo's to her! She, if anything , is what will bring me back. Thank you Eva!!

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  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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SD_GM92131, General Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2014

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for providing feedback regarding your stay at the Howard Johnson San Diego near SeaWorld. We are thrilled to hear you received great service from our staff. We work hard to provide extraordinary quality service and are pleased you were able to benefit from it during your stay. We hope to see you again during your next trip to San Diego.

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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World

Address: 3330 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92110-4233
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#11 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#41 Green Hotel in San Diego
Price Range: $79 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Sea World 2*
Number of rooms: 98
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