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By a verified traveler on Wed 31 Aug 2022

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Hotel Description

Hotel near San Diego Convention Center in San Diego

Oceanside stay

A stay at this Downtown San Diego hotel places you within half a mile (1 km) of Balboa Park and 2 miles (3 km) of San Diego Convention Center. San Diego Zoo and Port of San Diego are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Round-the-clock service

This hotel features a snack bar/deli, laundry facilities, and self parking. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide around-the-clock assistance.

Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$85* Per night/room Oct 2 - Oct 3

Premium Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premium Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.1 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown

Everyone (6) Couples (3) Family (3)
4 out of 5
Everything was clean and clerk was very nice to me

Posted by on Aug 31, 2022

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3 out of 5
Room More large

Posted by on Jul 31, 2022

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1 out of 5
Wouldn't accept American Express causing a scramble to use a personal credit card. This is in spite of stating AmEx is accepted on the website, and having accepted it to guarantee. What hotel doesn't take AmEx?

Posted by , from San Diego on Jun 15, 2022

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2 out of 5
elevator did not work, staff didn't offer to help with luggage. Cigarette burns on tub in non smoking room.

Posted by , from GOODLETTSVILLE on Apr 17, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 2, 2022 by Brand Experience Team

Dear Gary, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We’d like to apologize for any inconvenience you experienced as a guest. We hold ourselves to a high standard and plan to give this issue the attention it deserves. It’s valued guests like you who are always driving us to be better, and we appreciate you bringing this to our attention.

3 out of 5
The staff was extremely pleasant and helpful - not their fault but the first room I checked into smelled like a chain smoking room - it was so bad it gave me a headache I had to move. Burn marks on the window and on the tub. There were crackheads smoking meth in the parking lot behind my truck. 10/10 DO NOT SUGGEST this motel for women traveling or if you want to feel SAFE comfortable. The people across the room from me were coming in and out ALL NIGHT, it felt like something sketchy was going on. It was a sketch area. You get what you pay for.

Posted by on Mar 8, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 9, 2021 by Brand Experience Team

We appreciate you recognizing our excellent service, though it sounds like your stay might not have been as comfortable as you anticipated. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us. We hope for the opportunity to improve your experience with us. Please visit again. Lilith #Team6

1 out of 5
Liked the convince in parking, everything else did not like from the hair on the pillows to people running up and down the hallway yelling

Posted by on Aug 31, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 25, 2020 by Brand Experience Team

We're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay with us, and we apologize for any inconveniences you may have experienced. We hope for the opportunity to improve your experience with us. Please visit again. Lilith #Team6

2 out of 5
Staff was fine. The room was... unique. It felt like an overpriced hostel or an empty dorm room. The bathroom looks like a locker room shower. The walls are painted a hideous orange. The A/C switches are reversed. Just unsettling in general.

Posted by , from San Diego on Mar 1, 2020

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4 out of 5
Pros: This hotel was walking distance to Little Italy and a short Uber/ Lyft ride to Gaslamp. It was also right off of the freeway and I couldn't hear the traffic. Everything was clean with the exception of our room floor. That could've used a sweep. The decor is pretty modern and not outdated by decades. Overall a good place for a budget stay. They have at least 30 stalls for free parking. I will probably stay there again because of the price and location. Cons: You have to pay for shampoo or bring your own. Homeless outside, not sleeping but walking around. In some areas you could really smell the cigarette smell but not in my room. Unswept floor that night.

Posted by on Sep 8, 2019

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4 out of 5
Nice staff, clean room, wash basin water messed up

Posted by on Jul 14, 2019

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5 out of 5
The location is fantastic for anyone looking to stay in downtown SD. You're not far from night life at all and the beach is a 10 minute walk. The only downside would be that the restroom did not have any shampoo or body wash and we forgot ours.

Posted by , from Santa Monica, us on Apr 18, 2019

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About the Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown

Location 1546 2nd Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Property Features

There's a snack bar/deli on site. Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown also features a vending machine, laundry facilities, and an elevator. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This San Diego hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 105 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Deli
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: San Diego Santa Fe Depot (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Civic Center Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown offers 105 accommodations. 32-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and change of towels can be requested.

  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Telephone
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Change of towels (on request)

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Maximum 2 per room

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, Carte Blanche, debit cards, and cash.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean@6 (Motel 6). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Bed sheets and towels are not washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Staffed front desk
  • Children stay free - maximum age 17
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property does not follow regional sanitization guidelines
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean@6 (Motel 6)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Children stay free
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 6.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.