East County hotels

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What travelers to East County are saying

San Diego was a great city. Had plenty to do so we would have to spend much time in the room.
Jose R. Jul 21, 2015
Its such a beautiful place. Everyone should definitely visit
tinkab3lla Apr 7, 2015
I love San Diego. The Best city in the Country.
Franklin M. Nov 10, 2015


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Hotels in East County

Looking for a place to stay in East County? Well, Orbitz has 29 hotels, most of which rate highly for Hotel Staff and Room cleanliness.

No matter what your traveling style, you're likely to find a hotel that suits your needs. And you can always stay in the heart of the action — Cleveland National Forest, Wells Park, Renette Park, D & K Aquarium and San Carlos Recreation Center are calling your name.

Outdoor activities in East County

Breathe in that fresh air at Cleveland National Forest, which offers a respite from a fast-paced lifestyle or packed sightseeing itinerary.

Where to stay in East County

East County is rife with hidden gems and neighborhoods such as San Carlos. Whether your hotel is located here or you're just stopping over for a visit, these districts are not to be missed!

Shopping in East County

If you're hitting the theater, planning a noteworthy night on the town or just hangkering for some shopping while in East County, you're in luck. You can pick up a new outfit or two at Viejas Outlet Center and Ross Dress for Less. Find the perfect accessories, shoes or gifts at Ultra Diamonds and Ross Dress for Less.

Whether you've broken your headphones or simply left them at home, Alpine-HI-Tech Mobile Computer Services may have exactly what you're looking for. Don't go without your favorite tunes — pick up some new headphones and other gadgets in East County and enjoy that long trip home.

Not everyone in East County calls it a night after sundown. Party with the night owls at Nori Sushi Bar & Grill, V Lounge and Dreamcatcher at Viejas.

Arts and culture in East County

Put a little culture on your itinerary in East County. The exhibits at Olaf Wieghorst Museum, Horseless Carriage Foundation and Grossmont High School Museum are good places to soak it in and do some people watching.

You can also learn a thing or two while exploring East County — just dive into the books at Horseless Carriage Foundation and Armchair Adventurer Bookstore. The knowledge-filled halls and campus of San Diego State University, American Language Institute and Interwork Institute may be worthy of a tour.

Hotels in East County

Looking for a home away from home? Orbitz has 29, meaning you'll have no problem finding a room or suite that suits your want and needs. Best of all, the hotels here rate highly for Hotel Staff and Room cleanliness, so you'll feel taken care of after long days of exploring Cleveland National Forest, Wells Park and Renette Park.

The restaurant scene in East County

Take a load off — or maybe discover a new favorite restaurant — in East County. The dining scene here features popular eateries like Rubio's, Harvest Buffet and Adriano's Pizza Grotto.

Best times to visit East County

East County is always welcoming to new visitors and old friends, but February, January and April are the most budget-friendly times to visit. During these months, you'll save approximately 42%, 36% and 34%, respectively.

Getting to East County

If you're flying in, head for Tijuana International Airport — it's one of East County's main transportation hubs.

Recently booked East County hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Rodeway Inn San Diego Near Qualcomm Stadium
East County
9 hours ago 2 stars $73
BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU
East County
24 days ago 3 stars $106

Recently Rated East County Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Days Inn Mission Valley Qualcomm Stadium/ SDSU
East County
2.9 / 5
113 reviews
2 stars $62
Rodeway Inn San Diego Near Qualcomm Stadium
East County
3.7 / 5
26 reviews
2 stars $73
BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU
East County
3.8 / 5
25 reviews
3 stars $106
Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area
East County
2.5 / 5
10 reviews
2 stars $68
Ramada San Diego Mission Valley/SDSU
East County
2.7 / 5
68 reviews
3 stars Choose dates

Featured East County Hotels

From $103

1 Holiday Inn SAN DIEGO - LA MESA

3 stars
3.7 / 5 50 reviews

8000 Parkway Drive

Welcome to Holiday Inn San Diego - La Mesa! San Diego flows with the charisma of its Spanish settlers, with sun, sand, beaches, mountains, world class golf courses and lakes providing a wide array...

Nice n convenient
It was ok , where I was traveling it was close n convenient
Oct 28, 2015
From $97

2 Ayres Lodge Alpine

3 stars
4.2 / 5 50 reviews

1251 Tavern Road

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Western-Style ambiance and casual comfort immerse you at Ayres Lodge Alpine. With complimentary amenities including a daily extended continental breakfast, high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the hotel,...

Quiet and peaceful
This was a quiet peaceful hotel at such a great location with shopping very close. The staff was very helpful with several requests and then we left some items behind. They worked with us to get...
Dec 2, 2015
From $133

3 Sycuan Golf and Tennis Resort

3 stars
3.4 / 5 13 reviews

3007 Dehesa Rd.

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The resort offers guests two spectacular 18-hole championship courses, a challenging and fun 18 hole par-3 course, generous practice facilities with top professional instruction, and 11 lighted...

Not quite what was expected... but...
This was a pleasant surprise once inside the room. On the whole, I expected a Hotel attached to a casino, but this looks more like a motel from the outside, and is approx 3 miles away from the...
Dec 9, 2015
From $116


3 stars
3.8 / 5 50 reviews

9550 Murray Drive

Welcome to the brand new BEST WESTERN PLUS La Mesa San Diego nestled centrally in San Diego La Mesa. We are just off the 8 Freeway and minutes away from SDSU, Grossmont Center, Grossmont Hospital,...

Good stopover location for visiting friends
Basic Best Western with all of the standard features. Undergoing construction when we visited, should be good when completed.
Oct 7, 2015
From $96

5 BEST WESTERN Continental Inn

3 stars
2.6 / 5 9 reviews

650 N Mollison Avenue

Stay at this 100% smoke free El Cajon, California hotel located minutes away from downtown San Diego and southern California attractions. We are the one with the highest Customer Satisfaction in...

Comic Con stay
Weekend trip for Comic Con. Room was affordable. Trolley close and convenient. Neighborhood not too good. Air conditioning does not work well in room. Cooler outside than inside room. Made service...
Jul 14, 2015
From $82

6 BEST WESTERN Courtesy Inn

3 stars
2.9 / 5 7 reviews

1355 E Main Street

Stay at this award-winning El Cajon, California hotel located minutes away from downtown San Diego and major Southern California attractions. Guests staying at the BEST WESTERN Courtesy Inn will...

Intersting Place
While the staff was very nice and very friendly, this hotel, and the people wandering about there (presumably other guests), were a little sketchy. While I don't know the reasons, there were police...
Nov 24, 2015
From $111

7 Viejas Casino & Resort

4 stars
4.4 / 5 24 reviews

5000 Willows Road

The Viejas Casino & Resort offers discerning guests absolutely everything they desire in one luxurious, beautiful and convenient location: World-class gaming, multiple entertainment venues, a...

Had a wonderful time
Stayed here as jumping off point for apple picking in nearby Julian. The kids love the pool, the buffet was great. We had a wonderful time!
Nov 18, 2015
From $64

8 Quality Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East

2 stars
3.3 / 5 24 reviews

1250 El Cajon Blvd.

Adjacent to I-8 east and close to San Diego State University and Cox Arena. Sycuan Casino, Qualcomm Stadium. San Diego downtown, Gaslamp, beaches and airport. Free hot breakfast, free wireless...

Handy hotel
We stay here whenever we go to San Diego. The hotel is centrally located, close to the freeway, within 15 minutes of almost everywhere in San Diego. Grossmont shopping center is 2 minutes away....
Nov 5, 2015
From $51

9 Super 8 El Cajon CA

2 stars
3.4 / 5 27 reviews

471 N Magnolia Ave

Must be 21 years or older to rent room. Located off Interstate 8 and the 67 Freeway, Super 8 provides easy access to many points of interest, including San Diego State University, three major...

There was no blow dryer available. The room was a good size. Could have been cleaned better. For the price it was ok for a day stay.
Aug 2, 2015
From $54

10 Heritage Inn La Mesa

2 stars
2.3 / 5 61 reviews

7851 Fletcher Parkway

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The Heritage In La Mesa is centrally located in the heart of San Diego East county off the I-8 just two miles east of San Diego State University. The hotel is within minutes to all major San Diego...

Home away from home
Cool relaxation. Polite staff, courteous, and respectful.
Sep 11, 2015
From $73

11 Rodeway Inn San Diego Near Qualcomm Stadium

2 stars
3.7 / 5 26 reviews

5399 Adobe Falls Road

The Rodeway Inn near Qualcomm Stadium hotel is conveniently located just 10 minutes from Qualcomm Stadium, the San Diego Zoo and San Diego State University. We are close to attractions like Mission...

Chargers Game
We stayed one night in a king non-smoking room with a mini fridge, microwave, and free wifi. Great location right down the road from the tram to the stadium. There was an odd smell coming from the...
Sep 4, 2015
From $61

12 Days Inn & Suites San Diego SDSU

2 stars
2.6 / 5 18 reviews

7475 El Cajon Blvd

Welcome to the Days Inn and Suites San Diego, CA. This all Suite non-smoking property offers suites with a living room and a separate bedroom. We are conveniently located close to I-8 just 1 mile...

Business trip
Fine place to lay down your head. Friendly staff at check-in and check-out.
Aug 31, 2015
From $61

13 Days Inn San Diego-East/El Cajon

2 stars
3.7 / 5 51 reviews

683 North Mollison

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Chairmans Award Property Welcome to the Days Inn San Diego-East/El Cajon, CA. We are conveniently located off Interstate 8 exit Mollison Ave between San Diego and El Centro. We are in close...

Excellent stay.
Friendly staff. Nice and clean room. I will comeback for sure.
Dec 8, 2015
From $60

14 Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East

2 stars
3.1 / 5 24 reviews

588 N. Mollison Ave.

Located off Interstate 8, this Econo Lodge hotel is within walking distance of popular restaurants such as Denny's, Subway and Finest Thai. Regal Cinemas and Westfield Parkway Shopping Center are...

Business Travel
Inexpensive room in a convenient location. Room was clean and comfortable.
Dec 4, 2015
From $62

15 Days Inn Mission Valley Qualcomm Stadium/ SDSU

2 stars
2.9 / 5 113 reviews

5343 Adobe Falls Road

Days Inn and Suites Mission Valley, California is located just 1.5 miles from Qualcomm Stadium and San Diego State University SDSU.At the Days Inn and Suites experience the comfort and central...

Awesome family trip.
Stayed here for the Fourth of July and had a great time. The pool and courtyard is extremely private from non hotel patrons. Well kept, very clean and well priced.
Nov 11, 2015
From $106

16 BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

3 stars
3.8 / 5 25 reviews

6474 El Cajon Boulevard

The BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU offers an unbeatable San Diego location, close to San Diego State University & Qualcomm Stadium. The hotel features affordable rates and...

Great place to stay near SDSU!
My daughter and I were there to see SDSU, and this hotel fit all our needs. It was comfortable, great service, clean and close to the campus. We'd stay there again!
Apr 6, 2015
From $92

17 BEST WESTERN Santee Lodge

3 stars
3.6 / 5 25 reviews

10726 Woodside Avenue

Stay at this mission-style Santee hotel in California offering a host of convenient amenities while traveling in the San Diego area. The BEST WESTERN Santee Lodge is conveniently located with easy...

out of most hotels in the area they are all going to be 1-2 star hotels this is the best bang for the buck.
Aug 21, 2015
From $64

18 Americas Best Value Inn

2 stars
1.5 / 5 6 reviews

1274 Oakdale Ave

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Welcome to Americas Best Value Inn of El Cajon California formerly the Parkside Inn located just east of sunny San Diego. Our beautiful 2-story 30 guest room Inn is located within 5 miles of 6...

This place is the worst hotel I've ever had to pay to not stay in. The staff and the management were completely rude and unreasonable. The room I payed for had urine in the toilet next to the...
Feb 26, 2014
From $69

19 Econo Lodge Lemon Grove San Diego East

2 stars
2.8 / 5 23 reviews

7458 Broadway

Econo Lodge Lemon Grove is conveniently located two miles from San Diego State University, home of Cox Arena. Lemon Grove is a suburban area of San Diego, just minutes from popular attractions like...

Short stance
The room was normal but the restroom did not look cleaned. The bed comfort was neither the best or the worse. The price was good but at the end I will prefer to pay a little more for a cleaner place.
Jul 31, 2015
From $62

20 Travelodge El Cajon

2 stars
2.8 / 5 19 reviews

425 W Main St

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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 and...