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Potrero, United States
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We were in crisis as evacuees from wildfires. Everyone on staff treated us with empathy and kindness. Relatives were able to pay from long distance. The clean and comfortable room was a welcome respite. We would stay there again.

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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The rooms were clean and they provided breakfast. We stayed in a suite which was a single bed with a pull out. There were no extra blankets and pillows provided for pull out like in other hotels we have stayed at, kind of a pain to have to ask. The breakfast area is a joke. It is very small and...

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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a place with exercise room, the website states this place as having an exercise room, which it doesn't. In general, the place is better than sleeping in your car, but i would have expected more from a best western.

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California
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Company paid hotel so I had no clue where I was going that day. First time in El Cajon. This is just outside of San Diego. Cheap but limited hotels around to save money. The location was not friendly.

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Phelan, California
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This hotel was an excellent choice after a long relay race. My team stopped here to rest and refuel before heading home after a long and active weekend. The beds were very comfortable, the bathrooms clean and the staff friendly. Breakfast was excellent. I would recommend without hesitation.

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Nicholas A, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Continental Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jenrader, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Best Western Continental Inn. Our team members will go great lengths to ensure the satisfaction of all our valued guests and we are elated to know that we were able to collectively exceed your expectations. Your commendation is our reward and your satisfaction is our priority....

el cajon, United States
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Safety issues. Arrived at 2:00 a.m. on Friday night. There was a mixture of people partying and homeless people present in all areas. Men were standing on the balcony cat calling. Room was small and dated, similar to Motel 6. Linens were stained and had hair on them. In addition, I paid $100 for room rate, but that was with...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Stayed one night. Room was clean & bed was comfortable. Lighting in room not adequate or convenient. Breakfast was good & the coffee was GREAT! Best motel coffee ever--including much pricier places. You need a coupon go get into the breakfast room, but no one told us. Embarrassed--had to go get them at the front desk. Be sure to ask...

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Thank KittyGrandma15
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This just an average place to stay so don't expect more. The location and price made the decision for us since we have family in the area. The traffic noise from I-8 was noticeable but not offensive. The heater never worked. The sheets were average/

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Tistin, United States
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is an excellent Best Western. I am a Best Western rewards member and almost always stay at a Best Western when I am out of town. I average about 3 nights a month in a hotel in Southern Cal for business, and this hotel is a great value for this area. I have stayed in this hotel about 5...

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Reviewed 10 December 2015

Our room was clean. Reliable Wi-Fi in our room. It was A little noisy being right next to I 8 freeway. Average room size and arrangement but couldn't figure out the AC. Heat/Cool or any button resulted in the same thing, air blowing; but it was a reasonable value. Front office was understaffed and not pleasant

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Continental Inn

Address: 650 N Mollison Ave, El Cajon, CA 92021
Region: United States > California > El Cajon
Price Range: $134 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Continental Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 97
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“A good secure safe island in not the safest neighborhood in El Cajon. my compliments to the staff and management!”
 of 5 bubbles , 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I have never had a bad room at this facility, and, it is very convently close to the freeway”
 of 5 bubbles Richloveshisgrandkid, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Get a suite however do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles Izzyisaiah, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The rooms in the three story structure is quieter as it is further from Interstate 8 traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles rkickin, 22 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Skip this location...kinda scary!”
 of 5 bubbles HawaiiJack, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
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