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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott El Centro
2.5 out of 5
503 E Danenberg Dr, El Centro, CA
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The price is $109 per night
1.79 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (302 reviews)

"We enjoyed the indoor pool and hot tub. The kids were content with the breakfast choices"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2019

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott El Centro
TownePlace Suites Marriott El Centro
2.5 out of 5
3003 S Dogwood Ave, El Centro, CA
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The price is $129 per night
2.16 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (270 reviews)

"Everything about this place was great. Form bed to kitchen"…"

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2020

TownePlace Suites Marriott El Centro
Motel 6 El Centro
2 out of 5
395 Smoketree Dr, El Centro, CA
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The price is $55 per night
1.27 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (465 reviews)

"Good, neat and safe"…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Motel 6 El Centro
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Brunner's Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
215 N Imperial Ave, El Centro, CA
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0.76 mi from city center
3.2/5 (40 reviews)

"Full breakfast. A few roaches but a good value. Staff was excellent."…"

Reviewed on May 2, 2017

Brunner's Inn & Suites
Hampton Inn El Centro
2.5 out of 5
598 E. Wake Ave, El Centro, CA
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The price is $105 per night
2.03 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (351 reviews)

"It was a great place to stay.. visited family in Imperial and Yuma.."…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Hampton Inn El Centro
Best Western El Centro Inn
2.5 out of 5
2352 S 4th Street, El Centro, CA
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The price is $105 per night
1.44 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (212 reviews)

"Always like staying here. The rooms are always clean and the staff always friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Best Western El Centro Inn
Days Inn by Wyndham El Centro
2 out of 5
611 N Imperial Avenue, El Centro, CA
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The price is $51 per night
0.82 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (285 reviews)

"Clean and quiet and very nice staff.. definitely will be coming back.."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham El Centro
Travelodge by Wyndham El Centro
2.5 out of 5
2015 Cottonwood Cir, I-8 Exit Emperial Ave, El Centro, CA
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The price is $51 per night
1.46 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (561 reviews)

"Cost effective for the time needed in visiting family"…"

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham El Centro
Classic Inn & Suites
1.5 out of 5
850 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA
The price is $45 per night
0.42 mi from city center
3.1/5 (52 reviews)

"The price was wonderful for the night. Room was clean and good sized. Staff was friendly and helpful. Will return for my next stay in El Centro."…"

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2020

Classic Inn & Suites
Budget Inn and Suites El Centro
2 out of 5
1212 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA
The price is $45 per night
0.58 mi from city center
3.1/5 (192 reviews)

"Good customer service, comfortable room, It fits it’s purpose for my nights stay when traveling out of town."…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Budget Inn and Suites El Centro
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Visiting El Centro

Families will find kid-friendly activities in El Centro, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its shopping and seaside.

  • There are 35 hotels and other accommodations in El Centro
  • The closest major airport is in El Centro, CA (IPL-Imperial County), 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Mexicali, Baja California Norte (MXL-General Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada Intl.), 21.2 mi (34.2 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in El Centro

The city's cultural venues include Pioneers' Park Museum and Imperial Valley Desert Museum. The desert and seaside highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Bucklin Park, Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge, and Eager Park. Shopping is a favorite activity, so consider an excursion to Imperial Valley Mall and Gran Plaza Outlets.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 35 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in El Centro. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Holiday Inn Express Calexico - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Hampton Inn El Centro - Our customers like the breakfast and comfortable, quiet rooms at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Desert Inn - This 2-star motel features 3 restaurants, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its overall value and helpful staff.

Dressing for El Centro

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 82°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 40°F
  • From April to June, the average is 105°F during the day and 51°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 107°F during the day and 65°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 96°F as the daytime average and 40°F as the nighttime average
  • El Centro gets about 1.72 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 106°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 41°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in El Centro?
Holiday Inn Express Calexico is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Reviews from our site also recommend Hampton Inn El Centro and Best Western Plus Main Street Inn as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in El Centro, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals in El Centro.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to El Centro?
For more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to El Centro, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in El Centro?
Based on reviews, Travelodge by Wyndham El Centro is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Americas Best Value Inn & Suites El Centro and Motel 6 El Centro.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation in El Centro?
Comfort Inn & Suites El Centro I - 8 is a hotel with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices for your family trip include Americas Best Value Inn Westmorland and Best Western John Jay Inn. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Salvation Mountain.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in El Centro?
Comfort Inn & Suites El Centro I - 8 is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and a fitness center for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Hollies Hotel & Suites and Days Inn by Wyndham Brawley.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Imperial Valley Mall?
Adjacent to Imperial Valley Mall, TownePlace Suites Marriott El Centro is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this aparthotel offers 4 bars and free breakfast. Another good option is Hampton Inn El Centro, located just 0.4 mi (0.6 km) away.
What about the best place to stay close to Salvation Mountain?
One of the top choices for your stay is Calipatria Inn And Suites, located 7.7 mi (12.3 km) from Salvation Mountain, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Days Inn by Wyndham Brawley and Brawley Inn are a couple of other good options within the surrounding area.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in El Centro?
TownePlace Suites Marriott El Centro is a top aparthotel that has an adjacent golf course and features in-room kitchenettes. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Brunner’s Inn & Suites and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott El Centro. You can tee off at Broken Spoke Country Club or Del Rio Country Club while you’re in town.
What are some accommodations with pools in El Centro?
Hampton Inn El Centro is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Travelodge by Wyndham El Centro and Americas Best Value Inn & Suites El Centro.
What is the best spa hotel in El Centro?
Best Western El Centro Inn is a top spa hotel featuring an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Kick back and relax in the spa tub. Other popular spa hotels in El Centro include Best Western Plus Main Street Inn and Brawley Inn.
What is the best accommodation for staying close to Imperial County Airport (IPL)?
Rodeway Inn is a popular property, featuring free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located a short 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Imperial County Airport. Other options near the airport include Crown Motel and Travelodge by Wyndham El Centro.

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