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SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western El Cajon
2.5 out of 5
1355 E Main Street, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $80 per night
3.8/5Good! (424 reviews)

"I didn't like that the property only had one washer and one dryer and the location of the laundry room was in a random spot. Looked like the electrical closet until you open up the doors and see that it's not."…"

Reviewed on May 4, 2020

SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western El Cajon
Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego-East/El Cajon
2 out of 5
683 N Mollison, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $67 per night
3.8/5Good! (980 reviews)

"Like this property but wasn’t happy that the swimming pool wasn’t open.& breakfast wasn’t being offered."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego-East/El Cajon
Northgate Motel
2 out of 5
461 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $69 per night
3.6/5Good! (271 reviews)

"I stayed here for one night bed was comfortable, staff was awesome, very quiet even tho the neighborhood doesnt look like it would be but it was quiet and our car was full of our camping stuff and it was safe"…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Northgate Motel
Super 8 by Wyndham El Cajon CA
2 out of 5
471 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $72 per night
3.6/5Good! (984 reviews)
a bit jenky but the place is comfortable.

"I like this place as far as cleanliness and comfortability are concerned. What i dont like is how i pay more than what is even online when i check in. If i had a rate booked at $71, but i change the name on the reservation, why is there all of a sudden no type of rooms that match what i had on my ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham El Cajon CA
Best Western Plus Continental Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
855 Sandalwood Drive, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $114 per night
3.4/5 (680 reviews)

"I Love the new look in all the rooms and the lobby is gorgeous!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Best Western Plus Continental Inn & Suites
Motel 6 El Cajon, CA - San Diego
2 out of 5
550 Montrose Court, I-8 at Magnolia Avenue Southbound, El Cajon, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $65 per night
3.3/5 (986 reviews)

"Very good customer service. Staff is very polite."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Motel 6 El Cajon, CA - San Diego
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East
2 out of 5
588 N Mollison Ave, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $69 per night
3.1/5 (990 reviews)

"Clean hotel room, nice room clean floors. Was greeted by name at front desk."…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East
El Cajon Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
1368 E Main Street, El Cajon, CA
The price is $79 per night
3/5 (74 reviews)

"Good management. Very friendly and helpful. Good area very easy to get around."…"

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2020

El Cajon Inn & Suites
Valley Motel El Cajon
2 out of 5
585 North Mollison Ave, El Cajon, CA
The price is $60 per night
2.9/5 (227 reviews)
Nice 🙂

"It’s was good"…"

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

Valley Motel El Cajon
Relax Inn And Suites
2 out of 5
1220 W Main St, El Cajon, CA
The price is $189 per night
2.6/5 (223 reviews)
Would not go there again

"Extremely noisy and really old and not kept up. Skipped my morning shower because it was so disgusting. Would not recommend to anyone."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2019

Relax Inn And Suites
Villa Serena Motel El Cajon
2 out of 5
771 El Cajon Blvd, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $69 per night
2.4/5 (113 reviews)
Much nicer than before.

"Nice place. Very good rooms."…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Villa Serena Motel El Cajon
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Cheap Hotels in El Cajon

El Cajon offers cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Sycuan Casino, Boomers El Cajon, and Olaf Wieghorst Museum and Western Heritage Center.

If you're looking for affordable places to stay in El Cajon, you can book your choice of the 12 budget accommodations in the area. These options offer competitive rates and have positive reviews from travelers searching for a bargain:

Super 8 by Wyndham El Cajon CA - 2-star family-friendly motel. You'll find free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its overall value and good location.

SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western El Cajon - Customers like this 2.5-star hotel for its clean rooms. It offers free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Relax Inn And Suites - At this 2-star motel, you can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Reviews mention the clean rooms and helpful staff.

Best Western Continental Inn - 2.5-star hotel. You'll find free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its clean rooms and overall value.

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its comfortable beds and overall value. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to El Cajon

Still deciding on travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can maximize your time.

  • Hottest months: August, September, July, and June, with an average temperature of 88°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 42°F
  • Rainiest months: February, March, January, and December, with an average rainfall of 2.25 inches
  • Driest months: October, April, November, and December, with an average rainfall of 1.14 inches

Sightseeing In and Around El Cajon

El Cajon draws tourists with its fantastic dining options and shopping, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Take in the local culture at Olaf Wieghorst Museum and Western Heritage Center and Knox House Museum, or visit other spots like Warbirds West Air Museum.

El Cajon is also notable for its:
  • Breweries
  • Golfing
  • Cafés
  • Sports

Getting Around El Cajon

The most convenient airport is 5 mi (8.1 km) from the city center in San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field). If that doesn't suit your budget, you can look into flights to San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 14.6 mi (23.5 km) away. Walk to nearby metro stations like Arnele Avenue Station, El Cajon Transit Center Station, and Gillespie Field Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is El Cajon like for travelers on a budget?
El Cajon has a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Sycuan Casino, Boomers El Cajon, and Shadow Mountain Community Church.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in El Cajon?
Based on reviews, Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego-East/El Cajon is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Motel 6 El Cajon, CA - San Diego and Super 8 by Wyndham El Cajon CA.
How many low cost hotels can I expect to find in El Cajon?
Expedia has 11 hotels in El Cajon that are ideal if you are watching your pennies.
What's the seasonal weather like in El Cajon?
The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 74°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 57°F. Average annual rainfall for El Cajon is 12 inches.
What is there to see and do in El Cajon?
El Cajon draws tourists with its fantastic dining options and shopping, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Sycuan Casino and SDCCU Stadium, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Enjoy the local natural beauty at Balboa Park and Waterfront Park, or check out the area’s cultural spots like The Magnolia.
What's the best way to get around El Cajon?
The closest airport is 18.6 mi (29.9 km) away from the center in San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN). However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can book a flight to San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), located 5 mi (8.1 km) away. Nearby metro stations include Arnele Avenue Station, El Cajon Transit Center Station, and Gillespie Field Station.

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