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Best El Cajon Family Hotels

Singing Hills Golf Resort
Great for families
3 out of 5
3007 Dehesa Road, El Cajon, CA
The price is $133 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30
4.4/5Excellent! (602 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, miniature golf, game room, babysitting
Travelers say...

"Great place and great staff. ,,,Special thanks for Devin, she is a wonderful Manager."…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Singing Hills Golf Resort
SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western El Cajon
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1355 E Main Street, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $92 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
3.8/5Good! (433 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"It had his un jacuzzi in the room. Very quiet and it was unique to stay at this hotel and had a very awesome outstanding time."…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western El Cajon
Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego-East/El Cajon
Great for families
2 out of 5
683 N Mollison, El Cajon, CA
The price is $67 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
3.8/5Good! (965 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"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

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Northgate Motel
2 out of 5
461 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $65 per night from Oct 13 to Oct 14
3.6/5Good! (275 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
Great for families
2 out of 5
471 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $72 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
3.6/5Good! (990 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"The overall stay & staff were excellent. Inexpensive pricing in a decent location. Older hotel with older appliances. Cleanliness was alright, but could have been better; I wore sandals throughout the hotel stay after I noticed how much dirt my boyfriend was tracking on his feet as he was walking ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham El Cajon CA
Best Western Plus Continental Inn & Suites
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
855 Sandalwood Drive, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $106 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 12
3.4/5 (684 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"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
Great for families
2 out of 5
550 Montrose Court, I-8 at Magnolia Avenue Southbound, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $66 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
3.3/5 (973 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, laundry
Travelers say...

"The staff, security, and maids all excellent. The rooms nice. But there are no refrigerators or microwaves. Thats the biggest inconvience. Other than that real nice."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020

Motel 6 El Cajon, CA - San Diego
Travelodge by Wyndham El Cajon
2 out of 5
425 West Main St, El Cajon, CA
The price is $81 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 17
3.2/5 (279 reviews)

"Close to restaurants, very nice rooms, friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham El Cajon
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites El Cajon San Diego East
Great for families
2 out of 5
588 N Mollison Ave, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $71 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
3.1/5 (980 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"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
Relax Inn And Suites
Great for families
2 out of 5
1220 W Main St, El Cajon, CA
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2.6/5 (223 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, laundry
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
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Best Western Plus Continental Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
855 Sandalwood Drive, El Cajon, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $106 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 12
3.4/5 (684 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
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego El Cajon
3 out of 5
141 North Magnolia Avenue, El Cajon, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $103 per night from Oct 9 to Oct 10
4.6/5Wonderful! (409 reviews)

"Nice and clean"…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego El Cajon
Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego-East/El Cajon
2 out of 5
683 N Mollison, El Cajon, CA
The price is $67 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
3.8/5Good! (965 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

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Singing Hills Golf Resort
3 out of 5
3007 Dehesa Road, El Cajon, CA
The price is $133 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30
4.4/5Excellent! (602 reviews)

"Great place and great staff. ,,,Special thanks for Devin, she is a wonderful Manager."…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

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Where Should We Stay in El Cajon?

The budget-friendly destination of El Cajon is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your kids. The sporting events, golfing, and cafés are just some of the things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Arrange a flight into San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), which is the closest airport, or San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is located 14.6 mi (23.5 km) from the city center. El Cajon offers 11 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you should stay.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Northgate Motel - Offers free parking, free breakfast, and free WiFi. Guests like the comfy beds and breakfast options at this 2-star motel.

Super 8 by Wyndham El Cajon CA - Features a kids' club, free parking, and free breakfast. The overall comfort and quiet location make this 2-star motel popular with guests.

Relax Inn And Suites - Offers an outdoor pool, free parking, and laundry facilities. Guests like the clean rooms and helpful staff at this 2-star motel.

Travelodge by Wyndham El Cajon - Features 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and free parking. The comfy beds and central location make this 3-star resort popular with guests.

When Should We Visit El Cajon?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to El Cajon.

  • 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
  • Driest months: October, April, November, and December, with an average rainfall of 1.14 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, March, January, and December, with an average rainfall of 2.25 inches

What Should We See and Do in El Cajon?

While you are vacationing in El Cajon, you and the family might want to see interesting spots such as Boomers El Cajon and Olaf Wieghorst Museum and Western Heritage Center. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and SeaWorld.

El Cajon is also well-known for its:
  • Shopping
  • Cafés
  • Golfing
  • Restaurants
  • Sports

Getting Around El Cajon

Walk to nearby metro stations like Arnele Avenue Station, El Cajon Transit Center Station, and Gillespie Field Station. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

Frequently asked questions

What's El Cajon like for family-friendly vacations?
The budget-friendly destination of El Cajon is a good choice if you’ve been thinking about a trip with your kids. The golfing, baseball games, and cafés are just some of the things that make this an attractive family vacation spot. Arrange a flight into San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), which is the closest airport, or San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN), which is located 18.6 mi (29.9 km) from the city center.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation in El Cajon?
Singing Hills Golf Resort is a top 3-star resort on Expedia for families, and features 2 outdoor pools and a restaurant. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego-East/El Cajon and Super 8 by Wyndham El Cajon CA.
How many family-friendly hotels are there in El Cajon?
Expedia has 10 family-friendly hotels and other accommodations in El Cajon.
What's the 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 precipitation for El Cajon is 12 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in El Cajon?
Boomers El Cajon and The Magnolia are interesting attractions you and your family might enjoy exploring while you are staying in El Cajon. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like SDCCU Stadium, Balboa Park, and San Diego Zoo.
What's the best way for us to get around El Cajon?
You can access metro transit at Arnele Avenue Station, El Cajon Transit Center Station, and Gillespie Field Station. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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