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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a one night stay at this sleeper. Was early and my room wasn't ready so left my details with the front desk and check in later was a snap. I was pleasantly surprised to get a spotless corner room on the 4th (top) floor in a vintage building. The windows even opened. Best nights sleep in a...

Thank tc b
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2016

What a disaster. Booked this hotel after reading some glorifying reviews. Little that we knew. When we arrived we had to pay by cash for the first night, as the lady in the front desk could not make our card working. The room we were given was so dirty that we asked for an immediate change. Second room we were...

1Thank Nikos L
Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We stayed two nights in this hotel. It worked out for us as a family only because we stayed only for two night and use the hotel from sleep to sleep. But there are some problems with the hotel: 1. there are homeless and drunk people staying in the hotel. Management should not accept these kind of people in, because...

Thank seyisoglu34
Rexburg, Idaho
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Got into San Diego late and we were so excited that this motel was so close to the San Diego Zoo. It's right in the middle of downtown, so location is AWESOME. The room itself, though was tiny. The bathroom lights flickered quite creepily when you turned them on. The bed reminded me of a futon. Not my best experience...

Thank ShandiJan
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

When I checked in the Front Desk clerk was professional and accommodating. My problem with the facility has to do with the cleanliness.First of all i don't expect much from a 2 star hotel.However, the one thing I do expect is the facility to be clean and sanitary.The following pictures show some of the problems.It also smelled like someone spilled...

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We booked our stay in this place as part of our West-Coast-Roadtrip and stayed for three nights. From all the hotels we have been to so far it was one of the most expensive ones and also by far the dirtiest place. The elevator permit was expired, there are homeless people all around the building, doors are jamming, the floor...

Thank miccico
6Team, Brand Experience Team Member at Motel 6 San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. Motel 6 standards for quality...

Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Its a great no frills hotel on the edge of the Gas Lamp District. its an easy walk to the top attractions night clubs, and restaurants in the area. The rooms are clean and basic. The free parking comes in handy.

Thank Joe M
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Reviewed 5 October 2016

For the price, the hotel is very well located. Couldn’t find anything better on expedia. Walking distance from the Gaslamp Quarter and the Marina. You can always take the trolley which is not too far. The rooms were clean and modern. The parking lot is big enough, if there is no space next to the hotel, you can use the...

Thank Yesenia C
Bath UK
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I wanted to take my girlfriend to the Gas Lamp Quarter and this motel was just up the road. It's perfect for that and for a short walk to the Little Italy area too. The room was tiny, the bed was small and there wasn't complementary wifi...and what you paid for was slow as heck too. There was a patch...

Thank SHoweBathUK
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I have stayed at about 8 Motel 6's in my travels and this is the best. The room was nice size and well kept. Looked like fresh paint and everything very clean. I needed a break on the price and the manager gave me a great deal. I would highly recommend this motel. They even printed out a train ticket...

Thank Ronald W

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Additional Information about Motel 6 San Diego Downtown

Address: 1546 2nd Avenue, I-5/San Diego Freeway at 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: RM339 - RM802 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 San Diego Downtown 2*
Number of rooms: 105
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“As far as possible from the reception, higher floors maybe.”
 of 5 bubbles seyisoglu34, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor is great.”
 of 5 bubbles 596ronaldw, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I doubt it would matter.”
 of 5 bubbles JerryG999, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Choose a higher floor away from noise”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineD784, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you hear a constant chiming sound, it is the security system at Solimar across the street.”
 of 5 bubbles KMartinGardner, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
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