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“Extremely poor service and shabby facility”

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Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Hotel Circle
Ranked #243 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
Cupertino
2 reviews
“Extremely poor service and shabby facility”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

The entire building is dated. Long overdue for major upgrade. Filthy carpets with damp smell. Terrible breakfast. Poor fixtures in bathroom. Worst part is: incompetent, indifferent and unapologetic front desk. I experienced same indifference from management chain. Absolutely no concern for Customer's comfort. Stay away.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Oro Valley, Arizona
2 reviews
Reviewed August 30, 2013

HoJo on Hotel Circle is a 2-star hotel. The room wasn't spotless (we wouldn't touch the sofa in the room), the breakfast area had a life-size hulk hogan statue in it, you had to tug on the shower nozzle to get it to work BUT for a low-budget 2-star hotel it was perfect! All the personnel were friendly and helpful and interactive, the room's mattress was very nice and made for great sleep. The orange juice and pastries at breakfast was good, and the shower did work and showerhead was very nice. Pool was small but it was clean and the spa worked great. A perfect stay for us for a nice beach-trip getaway.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 23, 2013

The room was very worn looking. Furniture badly used. Carpet was very filthy. We had only one towel and had to request for more.The lobby had a tacky statue of Hulk Hogan and no other decorations.The continental breakfast was terrible. The counter was not kept clean and the floors were dirty too. Go elsewhere!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Hotel Circle
Address: 1631 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, CA 92108-3317
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #243 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Hotel Circle 2*
Number of rooms: 81
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