Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area

ex. Howard Johnson Inn - San Diego

6440 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, United States, 92115  show map
 2 stars
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Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area

Paid Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Picnic area/ Tables

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Spa and relaxation

Back massage

Reflex massage

Full body massage

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Close to starbucks - Employees of the hotel were very polite - Great value to the price
  • Very near (just 1mile) to san diego state university - Staff was friendly - Small swimming pool
  • Room quality and cleanness was superb - Huge parking pace - Swimming pool
  • Room was equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, tv - Staff were extremely nice - Free wifi
  • Great location on el cajon ave - Room was adequate - Refrigerator in room - Budget friendly

Overview

The 2-star Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area boasts close proximity to Fall Brewing Company, Computer Museum of America and Magical Adventures just 2.2 km away. Renovated in 2010, the comfortable hotel has welcomed guests since 1900.

Located in a shopping area with a stadium and a zoo, guests will see why Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area is admired by many tourists. The distance between San Diego city center and the property is 9 km.

San Diego International airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area.

Rooms

It offers non-smoking rooms equipped with satellite television, complimentary wireless internet, ironing facilities, climate control and pay TV and kitchens with a microwave, a fridge and a dishwasher. The rooms feature standard décor and en suite bathrooms with a bathtub, guest toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The hotel Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area serves a continental breakfast for free. 

Services

Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area provides a meeting room, a copier and a fax along with 24-hour reception, ironing service and laundry.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills
  • Back massage
  • Reflex massage
  • Full body massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

6440 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, United States, 92115

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City Center
  • San Diego
    8.2 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Coaster Santa Fe Station
    11.6 km
  • Amtrak
    11.6 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Rooms and availability

Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area photos Room
Double Room Two Double Beds
Bed type: Double beds
Size: 28 m²
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This air-conditioned room has a private bathroom with free toiletries.

Room facilities
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    King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 26 m²
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    Featuring free WiFi, this air-conditioned room includes a flat-screen cable TV, a work desk and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer.

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      Superior Double Room Two Double Beds Smoking
      Bed type: Double beds
      Size: 28 m²
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      This air-conditioned room has a private bathroom with free toiletries.

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        Family Room
        Bed type: 3 Double beds
        Size: 44 m²
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        Offering free Wi-Fi, this room provides a cable TV, free toiletries and an en suite bathroom. Tea and coffee-making facilities are also provided.

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area San Diego location
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          Hotel Address:

          6440 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, United States, 92115

          Get directions
          City Center
          • San Diego
            8.2 km
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Coaster Santa Fe Station
            11.6 km
          • Amtrak
            11.6 km
          • Bus stop
            100 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2010
          • Number of rooms:
            50

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          What's nearby

          Sport related

          Amusement

          • Aztec Center Bowling and Games - 1.3 km

          Museums

          • L'episerie de Dangier - 2.0 km
          • Summit Gallery - 4.2 km

          Parks

          • Chollas Lake Community Park - 3.1 km

          Halls

          • Wrigley Hall - 3.1 km
          • San Diego Gospel Hall - 3.8 km

          Universities, Institutes

          • Platt College - 300 m
          • Bethel Seminary San Diego - 500 m
          • Immanuel Bible College - 600 m
          • Learning Adventure School Clg - 1.0 km
          • San Diego State University - 1.2 km
          • Springfield College - 2.6 km
          • Nordstrom Business Institute - 4.2 km

          Medical care and Hospitals

          • Alvarado Hosp Medical Center - 1.2 km
          • Villaview Community Hospital - 2.4 km

          Local attractions

          • Lake Murray - 2.5 km
            5540 Kiowa Drive, La Mesa
          • Wieghorst Western Heritage Center - 9.9 km
            131 Rea Ave, El Cajon
          • Santee Lakes - 10.3 km
            9310 Fanita Parkway, Santee
          • Mount Helix Park - 7.1 km
            4901 Mt Helix Dr, La Mesa
          • Santee Boulders - 10.0 km
            8750 Mast Blvd, Santee
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2010
          • Number of rooms:
            50
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          Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area

          Average guest rating

          4.0out of 10
          Guest rating
          Based on 26 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Single
            5.0

            The air conditioner works.

            Water soaked rug near bed, only one light bulb in basin area, bathroom door does not close, screens are ripped so the gnats got in, the bed was a sink hole, the sink was stopped up and would not drain.

          • Single
            8.2

            It was quite, no incidents

            The ice machine was far away

          • Older travelers
            2.4

            Not a thing!!!!

            It was in a horrible location and the hotel was a mess. Our room was just getting made when we arrived around 2 pm , The room was hot and very disgusting! I wish I had looked at the room before handed my credit card over to the employee there, Their ice machine wasn't even working Ive stayed in a Howard Johnsons before and its a shame that their name is on this awful motel.

          • Couple
            4.6

            The hotel served it's purpose. The bedding was stained and blankets were clearly old and worn. There obviously has not been any attempt to make necessary repairs or upkeep in many years. The hotel is in poor condition overall. I would describe it as old and rundown! Would I stay there again???? Absolutely not! We booked 2 rooms because all other hotels were booked and our friends were so grossed out they drove 2 hours home after a long tiring day instead of sleeping there!

          • Single
            5.0

            The location and the mattresses were nice and firm. The manager was friendly.

            It was dingy looking and the phone was not charged and therefore didn't work. That's a security risk for guests. Staff didn't tell me that I needed to flip a switch on the wall in order to make the window unit's switch operational. The continental breakfast was just Corn Flakes, coffee and stale croissants.

          • Older travelers
            5.0

            staff

            It was not new like ad said and the box spring was falling apart.

          • Couple
            5.4

            Very cheap

            Sink and bathroom were not well maintained

          • Family with children
            4.6

            Location near Interstate 8. Only 15 min to the beach. Air Conditioner worked well, and is placed high up on the wall above 6ft..so that it would cool the whole room and family.

            Spider in the bathroom, dirty/ stained carpets. Volume set to med/low. Cant' hear in the daytime, only at night, when it gets quieter. The price was too high for the rank of it. It's more of a single mans quarters.."on the run".

          • Older travelers
            2.4

            It was less than a mile away from my daughter.

            I don't think anybody should stay here.

          • Single
            5.4

            It is in a good location. The housekeep;ers did their best.

            TV was old and the reception was poor. The coffee maker took about 15 minutes to drip a pot of coffee. The air conditioner was old and barely worked. I could hear the couple next door having sex. Way over-priced compared to other hotels I've stayed at.

          • Family with children
            5.4

            The staff was very friendly and helpful.

            The bathtub was peeling, the white towels were not "white". The pillow smelled like the previous people and there were stains all over the floor.

          • Family with children
            3.2

            Disgusting. There were stains like blood on the floor, the room stank, and there was mold around the windows. Each room was the same, horrible.

          • Family with children
            5.4

            Really upset the whole group. The treatment we received as if we are criminal. Other experience in hj Buena Park made me book this place. But it is really opposite to what we expected. Horrible service.

          • Single
            2.8

            Gave me wrong kind of room. No heater for 4 days. Freezing cold at night. Loud crackheads and whores.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area San Diego location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          6440 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, United States, 92115

          Get directions
          City Center
          • San Diego
            8.2 km
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Coaster Santa Fe Station
            11.6 km
          • Amtrak
            11.6 km
          • Bus stop
            100 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2010
          • Number of rooms:
            50