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1 room, 2 adults

Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown

2-star2 stars
1546 2nd Avenue, San Diego, CA, 92101, United States of America

Convenient to Balboa Park
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Great location
Best value for money
Regular internet service
Breakfast can be improved

Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown

from A$113
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible
  • Premium Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Refrigerator
  • Premium Room, 1 Queen Bed, Refrigerator
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Accessible, Roll-In Shower)

What’s around Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown


  • In Downtown San Diego
  • Balboa Park - 7 min walk
  • Port of San Diego - 17 min walk
  • B Street Cruise Ship Terminal - 17 min walk
  • San Diego Convention Center - 22 min walk
  • USS Midway Museum - 22 min walk
  • Seaport Village - 23 min walk
  • Petco Park - 23 min walk

Getting around

  • San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) - 10 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) - 15 min drive
  • General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl. Airport (TIJ) - 33 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field) - 23 min drive
  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) - 36 min drive
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 13 min walk
  • San Diego-Old Town Transit Center - 7 min drive
  • San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station - 15 min drive
  • Civic Center Station - 8 min walk
  • County Center - Little Italy Station - 10 min walk
  • 5th Avenue Station - 10 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 105 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-3:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping

Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown’s small print

Also known as

  • Motel 6 San Diego Downtown
  • 6 Diego, Ca Downtown Diego
  • Motel 6 San Diego Downtown
  • Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown Motel
  • Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown San Diego
  • Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown Motel San Diego
  • 6 San Diego Downtown
  • Motel Six San Diego
  • Motel 6 San Diego Downtown Hotel San Diego
  • San Diego Motel Six
  • San Diego Motel 6
  • San Diego Motel 6


This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown

  • Does Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown?
    Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 3:00 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include La Vita Little Italy (4-min walk), Extraordinary Desserts (5-min walk), and Pierre's Place (5-min walk).

Recent reviews

Good 7.0 From 799 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great central location
It was good for the price, area is a little sketchy but not their fauly
Wendy, us1 night family trip
Good 6.0
Okay for ONE night
The actual hotel was in good condition, but the hotel guests were a little bit ratchet and sketchy. They require I’ll get a check in with an ID and they have a security officer walking floor by floor. I think this hotel may have had criminal issues in the past, because I’ve never seen a hotel locked down like this, especially a 2 star Motel 6
DAVID, us1 night business trip
Good 6.0
Check in was a downer during covid-19
ULONDA, us2 night trip
Good 6.0
L 6
It's was ok we had no trouble getting in and everyone treated us very good.
Alberto, us1 night trip
Fair 4.0
Word of advice, DON’T
Rude front desk staff, cockroaches and beetles all over room. No remote for TV.
Kati, us1 night trip
Poor 2.0
Don’t stay here unless everything else is full
There were cockroaches and beetles all over our room, dried blood on the sheets. Way to expensive for what it was
Kati, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
A Good night rest!
I’m an RN. I work 12 hour shifts. I stayed at this Motel 6 when I first came to San Diego to work as an RN in 2017. I remembered how nice and professional the staff had been back then. Fast forward- it’s even better now! They remodeled since the last stay I had and the staff is still great. I had a great night sleep after my 12 hour shift! Great job Motel 6!
Alonzo, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place to stay
It's always a nice here it's always clean it's always quiet the people are really friendly and they really like my cat and the manager lady is really extra nice thank you guys for letting me stay here
Lisa, us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great place
Harry, us1 night trip with friends
Fair 4.0
No shampoo! No nothing!
No shampoo, no conditioner, no hair dryer! C'mon!
Robert, us1 night trip with friends

Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown

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