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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East

588 N Mollison Ave, I-8 Exit Mollison Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92021-6143
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    “Ok”
    19 Feb 2017
    “Pretty ordinary Econo Lodge”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Fitness centre
    Spa
    2 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 26 April 2016

    Well this is the THIRD time trying to write a review for this hotel - it has taken almost 2 months to get it published because it takes several weeks to reject is - so I am going to limit this to bullet points -...More

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    Response from Chetan P, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East

    Dear Sascharasin Thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay. As you stated you booked your room thru expedia, the credit card you used to guarantee your reservation was invalid. You stated upon arrival you use the invalid card just to hold your room...More

    Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

    I stayed with a business colleague for one night and trust me it was one of the most nightmarish experience staying there. To start with the check in process was very unfriendly. Later when we came back to sleep after the days work there was...More

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    Response from Chetan P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East

    Dear Pankaj, Thank you for staying with us. We certainly appreciate your business. I am so sorry you were disturb by another guest speaking loudly out side your room. Some times the guests does not realize they are at a hotel and there actions are...More

    Reviewed 28 January 2016

    We stayed here for two nights (Saturday and Sunday nights). The room was clean and everything works as it should. Breakfast was good and the staff was very nice and helpful, however Saturday night the people next door came in about 2am very drunk and...More

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    Response from Chetan P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East

    Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us. I am glad you found your room to be clean and everything working as it should be. I agree we do have a tasty breakfast and friendly staff. I am sorry in regards to other guests making...More

    Reviewed 19 December 2015

    Very basic * hotel within few feet from noisy Interstate 8 freeway, located in very spotty area with hookers around. Nothing fancy: basic rooms, simple breakfast, old tv. Next door to 2 gas stations and car wash, which opened 24/7. Very slow internet with constantly...More

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    Response from Chetan P, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East

    Dear Anthony Once again you posted a totally false review, after trying to extort money by stating if I do not give you a refund you will post bad reviews. You posted one on yelp, you can post as many as you wish. I will...More

    Reviewed 12 December 2015

    The bed was extremely comfortable. The room was very large, which I loved. The room and bathroom were clean. The location was convenient. But most of all, the free wifi was super fast!!! Love it. Excellent room for the money. Check in was great. i...More

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    Response from Chetan P, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East

    Dear Tracy Thank your for staying with us, we appreciate you taking the time and giving us your feedback. We are so glad that you enjoyed our Inn. Our staff works hard to provide great service, a clean room at a reasonable price. We hope...

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    dog they accept pets
    15 March 2017|
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    sascharasin
    I had exactly the same experience and of course the manager tries to blame his guests instead of taking ownership for his terrible "mangerial" skills. Have you tried the Best Western very close by? I went to stay with them when this Econo lodge cancelled my room and then tried to charge me extra for exactly the same room they had cancelled and they were AMAZING!!! It cost more than it would have to stay at the Econo lodge - but it was well worth money. Does anyone have other recommendations for hotels in the area?
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    sascharasin
    Does the manager not think that with the preponderance of awful reviews about his hotel - rather than calling guests "unethical" because they used the card they wanted to use to book the room - a card that was accepted for the purposes of guarantee, and was perfectly valid but not the card the guest wanted to use to pay for the room - he should maybe take ownership of his abysmal management skills - resign his position and perhaps try working as a cashier at walmart instead? Or does he accept that he has lied more than once about his hotel (for example - lying and saying that if there is a problem - they call the guest (see other reviews) - they absolutely do not - even if a guest is coming 400 miles to stay at the hotel.)
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    Response from sascharasin | Reviewed this property |
    In response to the answer from the alleged hotel "manager" (I can't believe I am using that word to describe this man) - that is not how your awful hotel operates. there was ABSOLUTELY ZERO COMMUNICATION from you AT ALL and... More
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    "Look elsewhere."
    sunburnt_curt, over a year agoRead review
    "King room with sofa sleeper can sleep 4. Upstairs rooms are quieter, less people noise."
    redbeemer, over a year agoRead review
    "Find another place....just be careful if you do have to stay here"
    London S, over a year agoRead review
    "We stayed on the 2nd floor which is always a plus for less noise. At this hotel staying second floor mid..."
    John C, over a year agoRead review
    "Book early (at least 2 weeks) before arrival. And use your choice hotels card for free nights."
    JRGerry_Champagne, over a year agoRead review
    "DO NOT EVER STAY HERE, sleeping in the car would be better."
    TheWritingRose, over a year agoRead review
    "To choose a good room, choose a different hotel."
    LWarmwater, over a year agoRead review
    "Cheapest hotel for miles.... Nice breakfast...."
    Pansy77th, over a year agoRead review
    "Get there early. Sign up through a choicehotels membership. Dress professionally to be given a clean room."
    Eldorado M, over a year agoRead review
    "Very tight parking. Do not bring any type of trailer or very large vehicle to this property."
    337bobb, over a year agoRead review
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