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“Motel Should be Condemned!”

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Travelodge El Cajon
Ranked #10 of 15 Hotels in El Cajon
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“Motel Should be Condemned!”
Reviewed 16 April 2006

Went the to stay, because i was working out of town.
50 Dollars a night sounded good for two people to share the room. Was planning on staying till saturday, BUT!
There was a man there with a dirty security sweater that walked with a limp who was in charge there, i guess?
He took gave me a room the was dirty with burn marks all over the dam room. The place smeled like mold. someone could easily braek into it. There were a bunch of old dirty people walking around as well as tweekers(Meth Heads). I demanded my money back! The place should be burned down!

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Reviewed 21 February 2006

The El Cajon Lodge,(El cajon, california) had to be the worst lodge since the Deer park motor inn, (Long Island Ny). I will insert pictures once I get them developed. To begin I will start with all the pros:

Cheap
free cable.

Now for the cons:

Horrible, Horrible customer service.
Filty rooms
Filty towels
Broken window in bathroom
hard to turn on shower (must pull with max force)
Signs indicating not responsible for theift for car or items in room (it must happen often)
Tiny uncomfortable pillows
Cheap toilet paper that sticks to moisture(gross)
Frig didn't work
Nothing pluged in when we entered
Really thin walls, can hear everybody what they are doing and what they have to say.
Plus no remote for tv

I write this so that you may spread the word that people should read and write reviews on their stay. We all need to get our moneys worth.

  • Stayed February 2006
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Additional Information about Travelodge El Cajon

Property: Travelodge El Cajon
Address: 425 W Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3321
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Region: United States > California > El Cajon
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 15 Hotels in El Cajon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Travelodge El Cajon 2*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally located off Interstate 8, the Travelodge El Cajon provides easy access to El Cajon points of interest including San Diego State University, Barona Valley Ranch Casino, Viejas Casino & Outlet Center, Sycuan Casino and the Westfield Parkway mall. Nearby San Diego attractions include Qualcomm Stadium, the world renowned San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. Perched on the edge of San Diego's pristine coastline, Seaport Village offers dozens of shops, boutiques and sidewalk eateries. The hotel is also close to Old Town San Diego, Mission Beach and Pacific Beach. ... more   less 
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