Located within a mile (2 km) of San Diego State University Art Gallery, Howard Johnson Inn - San Diego is within 2 miles (3 km) of San Diego State University. This 50-room hotel has conveniences like free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. In central San Diego, the hotel is also close to Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala.


Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast offered each morning. This hotel has a restaurant that's perfect for a leisurely bite to eat.


Howard Johnson Inn - San Diego's 50 air-conditioned rooms provide microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. 39-inch LED TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Free local calls, safes, and desks are other standard amenities.

Property features

At Howard Johnson Inn - San Diego, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to help secure valuables, and answer any questions about the area. Additional amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, laundry facilities, and a garden.


  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Howard Johnson Inn - San Diego

6440 El Cajon Blvd San Diego CA 92115

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Howard Johnson Inn - San Diego features an outdoor pool and a children's pool. The hotel offers a restaurant. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This San Diego hotel also offers multilingual staff, a garden, and a picnic area. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Howard Johnson Inn - San Diego is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 50 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Howard Johnson Inn - San Diego offers 50 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. 39-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

This San Diego hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • In-room safe 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Howard Johnson Inn - San Diego has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Playground on site 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Debit cards not accepted


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 150.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 15 per night (rates may vary)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Alcohol is not served at this property.

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