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1631 Hotel Circle South, Mission Valley, San Diego, CA 92108 – Show map
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Howard Johnson Express Inn San Diego Sea World Area's staff speak: Spanish, English
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Golf Course (within 2 miles), Hot Tub
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Daily Housekeeping, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying
Newspapers, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Elevator, Heating, Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
From 3:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! Up to two children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free! One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
Extra beds are not available.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 6 per person per night when using existing beds.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
Howard Johnson Express Inn San Diego Sea World Area accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Based on 389 reviews
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With convenient amenities and easy access to the I-8 highway, this San Diego motel is just minutes from attractions such as SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo.
Score from 98 reviews Good
Featuring a seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub, this San Diego motel includes a cable TV with HBO movie channels in every room. San Diego International Airport is just a 10 minute drive away.
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In the heart of the city, minutes from SeaWorld and close to I-5 and I-8, guests at this San Diego hotel can enjoy modern amenities, comfortable accommodations and friendly services.
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San Diego International Airport is within a 10-minute drive of this hotel, which offers on-site dining, an outdoor pool and jacuzzi. Every room at Travelodge Mission Valley features cable TV with HBO....
Score from 654 reviews Good
Pool and hot tub area was very dirty. Room was stuffy. Breakfast ended too early and area was not kept neat. Needed more towels. Noisy.
Being Close to much better and constructurally solid hotels. I was happy to live through the night.
Very old and creepy looking, cracks in all 2' side patios...The hotel patios at the 3rd and 4th floor are a disaster just waiting to cave in.
I liked the complimentary breakfast, pool, and hot tub
The breakfast was only from 6-9. The pool was not cleaned, and the hot tub was very dirty. The ice machine was broken. Out of 1-10, this place gets a 3.
The room I stayed in was a perfect location - next to stairs; parking spaces ok
The guys at the front desk are really friendly and helpful
close to the beach
everything it's a dump
Everything. The breakfast was slightest, the bathroom was dirty and broken, the smoke detector went in alarm continuously! The worst holiday in my life!
Swim in pool all night
cleanliness in spa
Locatio nice employees
No towels. Had already disrobed, they told me to go downstairs and get. Them
ice machine broken couldn't use bathtub-no stopper shower rod falling down radio/clock buzzing noise carpet dirty over priced for the condition of hotel
Needs new carpet
Room was clean Air conditioner work Staff helpful Price was reasonable
Wi fi was poor Not enough breakfast
I was there for two days and the room was not made up after the first night. The breakfast rolls were dry and limited breakfast selection. The lights were on a motion sensor and with some movement the lights would come on.
We had an initial problem with our booking, and the staff, specifically Bonnie, went out of her way to help us and make us feel comfortable.
No window ventilation in the junior suites. Stuffy.
I liked the price$89
The room smelled old and musty. The jacuzzi was filthy and green, with trash in it and all around it. The property was poorly kept. Trash cans over flowing, mattresses out visible by trash cans, trash all over the corridors. The breakfast room was dirty and not stocked very well at all , no yogurt or fruit. Cold ceral, and stale muffins.
Had to fight for extra towels, the pool was yellow, breakfast very limited, the bed looked dirty, overall not good
Uncomfortable bed, horrible pillows, staff took forever, was slow and not very nice. Small accommodations. The bathroom door scraped the sink that was outside in the room. Not worth the $.
Bathroom was clean and the bed was pretty comfortable. Front desk staff were pleasant and helpful.
Drapes were rotten and barely hanging on the rod. TV was so old, still a big fat tube style and all the stations were blurry. Furniture was also very old and barely fit in the room so it was very claustrophobic. Door jam broken so room could easily be burglarized. Microwave cord did not reach the plug so it was unusable. Pool was so tiny no chairs could be around it. Automatic lights in the bedroom came on at night every time someone rolled over so then you had to get up to turn it off and there was no way to keep it off. So not much sleep occurred. I have stayed in $100 a night hotels before and have never experienced such a poor place. It should not be more then $50 a night and that might even be too much.
That is the only thing I can say
Quiet, clean comfortable
Wi-fi a joke. no reception
Warning signs throughout parking lot for vehicle break ins. Dead bolt was broken on door and did not feel safe with young children. Broken shower knob, could not adjust water temperature. breakfast area was small (4 tables) and overcrowded and sign said can't take food back to room. Freeway road noise a problem.
Worth 60 Paid 160
Poor rooms for 160 per night
dirty, noise from the freeway and from the cars that were in the parking lot. pool very small. no help getting my luggage to my room.
Everything was horrible!!!
No wifi not even to log in. Dirty bulding and dirty breakfast room and really rude staff.
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