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San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 21 April 2013

BEDBUGS. Need I say more? No, not really. But I will: Just like you, Weary of this place thanks to the numerous reviews posted along the net, how absolutely filthy this “business” is. It wasn’t my first choice, believe you me, but with finances real tight, being it towards the end of the month, I had a choice between this...

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25Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 20 August 2012

A nightmare from the start. the first day I checked and I was rudely yelled at by the manager about parking across the street because I just arrived in town I shook it off. for the price the conditions and the smell was expected but after a few days of being here I realize it's 25 dollars a night was...

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21Thank youstartedit
San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 January 2011

so, I have now been here almost two weeks. Here is EXACTLY what I have gone through. The first night I was here, I was sleeping and my bed fell through the floor. I wrote a review, the next day they came and moved me to an "upgraded room" which actually had a bathroom but the mold was so bad...

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37Thank iwantamanokay
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 27 July 2010

You have to have an earring and look all casual and sloppy to get in. don't show up all dressed up and looking proffesional and being courteous, because they will acccomidate someone who inquired after you first. it seems you have to look like a bum to get in there. It looks llike a dump from outside and it has...

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18Thank skreebsnoop
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 January 2010

If you're idea of a temporary place to stay is the Westin or Oakwood Corporate Suites, do not go here. This is $29 bucks a week walk in - no reservations, no cheery staff ( would you be at these prices?) and bare bones sleep & shower place (shared bathrooms). They used to allow people with dogs i don't know...

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7Thank aajr26
San Diego
Reviewed 21 March 2007

I was greeted quickly and professionally. Invited to inspect my room first. Beautiful tile at the entry way. Requires a deposit. Very inexpensive. No private bathrooms, may have to wait. No parking available-street parking only. Can't beat the price, nice t.v., free HBO, fridge and microwave, dresser. All the bare essentials. quiet and private. nothing fancy. Drugstore right around the...

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5Thank jestchilln
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Reno, NV
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8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2006

Centrally located in Hillcrest, very affordable, professional and friendly staff, secured access for safety, clean, and friendly. My stay was a wonderful and enriching experience. Small rooms but they provide the essentials.

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san diego, ca
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31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2003

FRIENDSHIP HOTEL ON 8TH AVE IN SAN DIEGO. a truly frightening combination of poor service, obnoxios personel, and all around horror.

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Address: 3942 8th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3245
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: €27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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