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    Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area

    6440 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-2645
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    Overview
    • Excellent17%
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We had a very nice experience and stay. Our only complaint was that the safe had no batteries and we could not get any from staff. Repair man had been out sick all week.so unable to get fixed and no backup repairman available. We were...More

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    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University AreaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for staying with us; we're pleased that you enjoyed your stay. There's nothing better than knowing that you've found a safe, clean, and comfortable place with great amenities to stay during your travels. We are very sorry that we were unable to have...More

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    Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

    Good location near SDSU , friendly staff excellent customer service, Wifi connection is not good , free parking , breakfast is below average . Price varies very much daily . small pool , Landry machine was not working during my stay . Conclusion, I shall...More

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    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University AreaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi, and thank you for your review. We are very pleased to hear that our location suited you so well, and that our staff were so helpful to you. We certainly aim to please our guests to the very best of our ability. We are...More

    Reviewed 29 May 2017

    After a flooding issue with my condo I needed to find a local hotel I could afford. This is it! Clean, helpful staff, affordable, easy access to shopping and freeway access. Miley at the front desk was amazing!More

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    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University AreaResponded 1 June 2017

    It was so lovely to read your review. Thank you for taking the time to detail how happy you were with your recent stay with us. We are delighted that we were able to offer you a clean and comfortable room with excellent customer service...More

    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    My entire trip would have been awful, if it wasn't for a lovely lady named Mythili Duvvuri (Miley!) I flew in from Philadelphia and my flights were cancelled and delayed and there was nothing I could do about missing my first night. Miley was in...More

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    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University AreaResponded 26 May 2017

    Hi Valerie, Thank you for your review! We are delighted to have accommodated you recently, and we are so pleased that Mythili was able to assist you so well. She is a valued member of our team, and she will be delighted with your feedback!...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
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    • US$ 98 - US$ 275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    Hello, Sorry for the delayed response. We have a bus stand right outside our hotel which can take you to the trolley station with is about 10 mins from the hotel.
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