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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Overall the room was pretty clean. The carpet around the entrance to the room needed to be cleaned but besides that it was a nice stay.

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howardjohnsonsdsu, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area, responded to this review

It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our priority is to provide a clean, comfortable room for all of our guests, and we're glad that's exactly what you got. Thank you for your feedback about the carpet, we try to be as thorough as possible and leave the whole area squeaky clean before a new guest...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A very nice experience during my stay. Friendly staff, Nice and Clean big rooms that are recently remodeled, Free ESPN and HBO, Big pool brings a resort like vibe. A must stay while in San Diego at economical rates. Good value for money.

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howardjohnsonsdsu, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area, responded to this review

We are so happy that you found us a convenient and affordable place to stay in San Diego. From amenities to service it sounds like we were the perfect fit for your hotel needs. We'll be sure to pass along your kind words to the rest of the team. We hope to see you soon again. Warm Regards, Hotel Management

Highland, California
Reviewed 14 August 2016

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Whittier, California
Reviewed 13 August 2016

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 9 August 2016

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Motel OK, slow check in and noisy during night with indifferent manager when the problem was referred to him

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Nitin M, Hotel Management at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback and also want to apologize for the delay in checking in. We will be sure to make the necessary improvements so that your stay is more comfortable next time that you're here! Please let us know if there is anything we can do in the future to make your stay better.

Glendale, Arizona
Reviewed 4 August 2016

signs at pool are ridicules, but room was very nice breakfast was good but could use more fresh fruit. grill area could use a fixed grill to use. parking lot could use some new asphalt. the burrito shop attached is very good but should open on time.

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howardjohnsonsdsu, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area, responded to this review

We're delighted that you enjoyed most aspect of your stay with us, and that you enjoyed your trip here so much. Thank you for your review, and we hope to welcome you back here again soon. Please know that we are making changes to our breakfast soon. Thanks again for your review. Warm Regards, Hotel Management

Norton, MA
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We did all our own housekeeping as the maids forgot us EVERY DAY except the day of check out. They even allowed us to borrow their vacuum to vacuum our own room? (We were there 5 days). My friend and I even cleaned the pool because it was GROSS! Other than that, it was fine.

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Dear Kim, We appreciate your feedback and we'll be sure to make the necessary improvements so that your stay is more comfortable next time that you're here. Please let us know if there is anything we can do in the future to make your stay better.

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised. Had gotten a great deal on the room and was afraid of what we would find. Staff were wonserdul and the room was comfy and clean. There is a little restaurant across the parking lot with aweaome beef enchiladas. I noticed another reviewer mentioned the deposit. If you dont want to wait for uour bank to give the...

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Thank you very much for your detailed review, and your first hand experience of our deposit policy. You are absolutely right, if you don't want the bank to place a 'hold' on your money, we welcome a cash deposit that we can refund on check-out if there is no damage to the room. We try to explain that to all...

Torrance, California
Reviewed 13 July 2016

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area

Address: 6440 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92115
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: ₹ 3,811 - ₹ 7,889 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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