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Motel 6 San Diego - El Cajon

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I stayed here for Comic-con weekend. This hotel had some of the best prices in the area when booked directly through their website (even though they were inflated for the convention). The front desk staff was very friendly and helpful. I had a single queen room, which was perfect for one person. The room was bright and clean, and plenty...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Our party of three (my 17 year old son, his friend, and myself) recently stayed at this motel for one week. We did a road tour of San Diego and found this location close enough yet within our modest budget. Hotels in San Diego are expensive. You have to go far from the city to find cheaper accomodations. This property...

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Yuma, Arizona
Reviewed 25 July 2014

My two teens and I were in town for a short vacation. The location was easy to find and felt safe. The desk clerks were kind and friendly. The rooms looked as if they had just had a makeover (although the bright orange wall was VERY bright!). I liked the laminate floor and lack of carpet. The cons included no...

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Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

We came here for a basketball tournament at sdsu. The place we normally stay only had smoking rooms so we gave this place a try. The rooms were newly remodled with hardwood floors and flat screen TVs. The surroundings of the hotel were quiet and not unsafe feeling at all. They had a security officer walking around all the time....

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Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

I have stayed at this Motel on previous occasions and it was dull and uninspiring, possibly due to management. Recently the motel has been refurbished and the atmosphere is relaxed, happy and harmonious under the new manager.

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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 11 May 2014

this property was clean . in the parking lot and also fairly clean inside the rooms, management were helpful and courteous as well,, anyone looking for the ritz -carlton you may want to pass this motel up.however for a fairly clean , and good night sleep , this may be your best deal on price

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Compton, California, United States
Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

I stayed for a 2 night business trip. I was pleasantly surprised at the room. It had hardwood floors, art deco towel holder and they painted one of the walls orange. It was clean and spacious for motel 6. My only two minor complaints are the Internet is slow and the shower pressure was soft. But they really impressed me...

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Reviewed 12 January 2014 via mobile

The room was decently priced, was very clean (has been newly remodeled), and even though we arrived after dark and couldn't tell if the neighborhood was good or not, we didn't have any problems with the location. Close to the mall and shopping. About 20 minute drive to Sea World. Would probably stay again.

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Frankston, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Basic rooms. Newly renovated. Dodgy area. Definately not a holiday destinaton. Nice carpet free floors make for clean and bright. No fridge in room and only communal microwave available. No frills here.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Check in went smoothly. Coffee was ready early the next morning. Very comfortable, firm mattress. Clean walls-looks like the property has been recently improved. Quiet 2nd floor room. Very clean other than a few hairs in the bathroom.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Motel 6 San Diego - El Cajon

Address: 550 Montrose Ct, El Cajon, CA 92020-3450
Region: United States > California > El Cajon
Price Range: $95 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 San Diego - El Cajon 2*
Number of rooms: 183
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Motel 6 El Cajon
Motel Six El Cajon
El Cajon Motel 6
El Cajon Motel Six
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“Bottom floor near lobby since pool, ice and vending are there.”
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GABoy63, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I booked directly through the motel 6 website and got cheaper rates than the different travel websites offered. The different types of rooms were listed.”
chajushu, 26 Jul 2014 | Read review
“DO NOT stay if your have relatives or friends that have to check in after midnight. Also call first make sure they have not sold your guaranteed room. Seems the age limit is a MOTEL Policy not the Corporate Policy nor the City of El Cajons”
matadormile, 8 Aug 2013 | Read review
“The lower floor is easier to access and easier to carry bags into. All rooms are normally quiet. Lower level A/C worked better.”
Schroe81, 4 May 2012 | Read review
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