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Top Rated El Cajon Hotels

Motel 6 San Diego - El Cajon
Motel 6 San Diego - El Cajon
2.0 out of 5.0 550 Montrose Court, I-8 at Magnolia Avenue Southbound, El Cajon, CA
Free Cancellation
$52
3.4/5 (20 reviews)

Night security guard overly eager to tow cars. Display your parking pass!

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2019
An outdoor pool, coffee in a common area, and laundry facilities are featured at Motel 6 San Diego - El Cajon. You can take advantage of free parking if you ...
Sycuan Casino Resort
Sycuan Casino Resort
4.0 out of 5.0 5469 Casino Way, El Cajon, CA
Free Cancellation
$99
4.0/5 (7 reviews)

The property is brand new, and very nice, especially for the price! Realize that its a casino though and the clientele can get noisy especially late at night. Security was called a couple of times and they responded promptly to take care of the issues. Absolutely beautiful property.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019
Sycuan Casino Resort features a full-service spa, 3 outdoor pools, and a casino. Free valet and self parking are available, or if you're not driving, take the ...
SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western El Cajon
SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western El Cajon
2.5 out of 5.0 1355 E Main Street, El Cajon, CA
Free Cancellation
$80
3.2/5 (4 reviews)

safe clean, parking available. elevator, economical would definitely stay again.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2019
Guests of SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western El Cajon enjoy an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a 24-hour business center. If you drive, put free ...
Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego-East/El Cajon
Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego-East/El Cajon
2.0 out of 5.0 683 N Mollison, El Cajon, CA
Free Cancellation
$67
3.8/5 (68 reviews)

Nice location, Close to parkways. Hotel staff was very pleasant.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
At Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego-East/El Cajon, guests have access to an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, take advantage ...
Northgate Motel
Northgate Motel
2.0 out of 5.0 461 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA
Free Cancellation
$65
3.6/5 (7 reviews)

Close to downtown. More peaceful than other hotels in the area. Friendly staff

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2019
At Northgate Motel, guests have access to free WiFi in public areas. There's free parking if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help ...
Super 8 by Wyndham El Cajon CA
Super 8 by Wyndham El Cajon CA
2.0 out of 5.0 471 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA
Free Cancellation
$59
3.5/5 (41 reviews)

Read the reviews it was around 3 stars so I was skeptical. When I arrived the staff was very nice the room was a GREAT deal and I booked it an hour before. Would recommend to anyone looking for a cheap place to stay.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019
Super 8 by Wyndham El Cajon CA features free WiFi in public areas, express check-out, and laundry facilities. If you decide to drive, there's free parking. The ...
Rodeway Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East
Rodeway Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East
2.5 out of 5.0 1250 El Cajon Blvd, El Cajon, CA
$46
2.6/5 (48 reviews)

The front desk lady didn't even acknowledge our presence as she's busy closing her shift. When she finally said something, she's rude and obviously upset. The guy taking over her shift was 20 minutes late. So we had a long line piled up trying to check in. And this is 10:30 p.m. the place is unkept. ...

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2019
At Rodeway Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. ...
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East
2.0 out of 5.0 588 N Mollison Ave, El Cajon, CA
Free Cancellation
$55
3.2/5 (37 reviews)

Furniture was outdated, but room was clean and comfortable.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2019
At Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. You can put free parking to ...
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego El Cajon
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego El Cajon
3.0 out of 5.0 141 North Magnolia Avenue, El Cajon, CA
$112
4.7/5 (10 reviews)

I loved the cleanliness of this hotel. They can offer complementary breakfast.

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019
Built in 2017, the brand new Courtyard by Marriott San Diego El Cajon offers an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. You can take advantage of free ...

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Finding a Hotel in El Cajon


So you're considering a holiday to El Cajon? If you want a place to call home that's located near some well-known El Cajon attractions such as Sycuan Casino, just go to Orbitz, choose your travel dates, and voilà! Review the list of hotels and other accommodations to identify those that are close to what you want to see while you're in the area.


Whether you want to find a guesthouse or an affordable hotel, El Cajon offers 30 places you can stay including:

  • 9 hotels
  • 2 apartments
  • 9 motels

We make it easy to find a convenient flight to San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), which is 5 mi (8.1 km) from the city center. Find the ideal flight quickly by using the filters on our site to narrow down your search.


Accommodations in El Cajon


Orbitz can help you find lodging that has all the amenities you want in a hotel, whether that's free parking, a kitchen, or a pool.

If you want to grab a bite before hitting the trail to discover the area, think about one of these El Cajon properties, recommended by guests for their good free breakfast:

  • Northgate Motel
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East
  • Best Western Continental Inn

Take a dip when you stay at one of these El Cajon properties, popular for their pools.

  • Super 8 by Wyndham El Cajon CA
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East
  • Courtyard by Marriott San Diego El Cajon

What's the Weather Like in El Cajon?


Debating whether you're going to need a lightweight jacket or a down coat while you're visiting? El Cajon is typically warmest in August and September, while it’s usually the chilliest in December and January. The rainiest months are February and March, while the driest months are normally October and April. Here's a summary of rain and seasonal temperatures so you're ready for all that Mother Nature can deliver:


  • January to March: average temp during the day is 73°F and 41°F at night
  • April to June: average temp during the day is 85°F and 49°F at night
  • July to September: average temp during the day is 90°F and 59°F at night
  • October to December: average temp during the day is 84°F and 41°F at night
  • Annual rainfall average: 11.77 inches

Things to See and Do in El Cajon


Enjoy the local culture in family-friendly El Cajon including the sporting events, and then make time for local activities such as the golf. Explore these well-known attractions during your visit:

  • Sycuan Casino
  • Boomers El Cajon
  • Olaf Wieghorst Museum and Western Heritage Center
  • Knox House Museum
  • Parkway Plaza
  • Warbirds West Air Museum

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