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Featured Motels in El Centro

Crown Motel
2 out of 5
330 N Imperial Ave, El Centro, CA
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The price is $50 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 24

Located in the heart of El Centro, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Bucklin Park, El Centro Chamber of Commerce, and Broken Spoke Country Club. Imperial Valley ...

3.9/5Very Good! (662 reviews)

"The owner is great, very friendly. I have stayed here multiple time for the dove hunting season in the Imperial Valley. The motel provides a bird cleaning table that makes it very convenient after hunting."…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Crown Motel
Brawley Inn
3 out of 5
575 W Main St, Brawley, CA
The price is $90 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 21

Situated near the airport, this motel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Warner Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Del Rio Country Club and Westmorland City Park. Westmorland ...

4.1/5Very Good! (446 reviews)

"Enough large and clean room. All staffs are kind and polite."…"

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Brawley Inn
Motel 6 El Centro, CA
2 out of 5
395 Smoketree Dr, El Centro, CA
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The price is $55 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 21

Situated in El Centro, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of El Centro Chamber of Commerce and Broken Spoke Country Club. Bucklin Park and Imperial Valley ...

3.4/5Good! (476 reviews)

"Inexpensive and met my needs for the night. Check in staff was very friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Motel 6 El Centro, CA

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Days Inn by Wyndham Brawley
2 out of 5
590 West Main Street, Brawley, CA
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The price is $50 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5

Situated in Brawley, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Warner Park and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Del Rio Country Club. Westmorland City Park and Westmorland City Hall ...

3.6/5Good! (228 reviews)

"Great service, room was nice and cool. When we walked into the room it smelled old and there were dead bugs all over. They probably should have cleaned it if it stayed empty for a long time. Laminate Floor looked clean But felt dirty like it was only wiped with a damp mop. AC works great!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Brawley
Budget Inn and Suites El Centro
2 out of 5
1212 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA
The price is $45 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 21

Situated in El Centro, this motel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Bucklin Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of El Centro Chamber of Commerce and Broken Spoke Country Club. ...

3.1/5 (195 reviews)

"The management was super helpful, polite and kind. thank you!"…"

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Budget Inn and Suites El Centro
California Suites Motel
2 out of 5
341 E 4th St, Calexico, CA
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The price is $62 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 21

Located in the heart of Calexico, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Rockwood Plaza and San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus. Calexico Community ...

3.4/5 (65 reviews)
Great Little Motel

"Easy check-in, large rooms and good spot. Property was clean and comfy."…"

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

California Suites Motel
Value Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
2030 Cottonwood Circle, El Centro, CA
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The price is $45 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Situated in El Centro, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Bucklin Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of El Centro Chamber of Commerce and Broken Spoke Country Club. ...

3.7/5Good! (103 reviews)

"SMALL HOTEL - NICE BED - MICROWAVE REFRIGERATOR IN ROOM"…"

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

Value Inn & Suites
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites El Centro
2 out of 5
455 Wake Ave, El Centro, CA
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The price is $54 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2

Located in the heart of El Centro, this golf motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Broken Spoke Country Club and El Centro Chamber of Commerce. Bucklin Park and Imperial ...

3.6/5Good! (290 reviews)

"They are in the process of getting a new TV system, but meanwhile the TV remotes do not work. The staff was more than helpful and did everything they could to make us comfortable, reassuring us that the TV system will be replaced soon."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn & Suites El Centro
Rodeway Inn Imperial - El Centro
2 out of 5
1093 Airport Rd, Imperial, CA
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The price is $54 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 27

Situated near the airport, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Imperial Valley Expo and Imperial City Hall. Eager Park is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) away.

3.2/5 (140 reviews)

"Decent place to stay for the price. Good location."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2020

Rodeway Inn Imperial - El Centro
Townhouse Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
135 Main Street, Brawley, CA
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The price is $65 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 21

Located in the heart of Brawley, this motel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Warner Park and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Del Rio Country Club. Westmorland City Park and Westmorland ...

3.6/5Good! (96 reviews)
The place to stay in Brawlwy, CA

"Great value! Nice and clean, comfortable! Stayed here last year. Continental breakfast needs improvement: a toaster but no bread?? - Also: best TV with channel guide, better than in 3 other, higher priced chain hotels a stayed in in the San Diego area this trip!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Townhouse Inn & Suites
Desert Inn
2 out of 5
432 W Main Street, Brawley, CA
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Situated in Brawley, this motel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Warner Park and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Del Rio Country Club. Westmorland City Park and Westmorland City Hall ...

4.1/5Very Good! (129 reviews)

"Old building with new windows, new AC and new beds. Good location. Good deal for the price"…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Desert Inn
Western Motel
2.5 out of 5
1266 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA
The price is $50 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 27

Situated in El Centro, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Bucklin Park, El Centro Chamber of Commerce, and Broken Spoke Country Club. Imperial Valley Expo and ...

2.7/5 (3 reviews)
Scary

"There were bugs in our rooms."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

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Other property types in El Centro

Best Western John Jay Inn

Best Western John Jay Inn

2.5 out of 5
2421 Scaroni Rd, Calexico, CA
The price is $81 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 21
4.1/5Very Good! (472 reviews)

"Good. Fast no hassle. Room is clean so it the bathroom."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

Best Western John Jay Inn
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites El Centro

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites El Centro

2.5 out of 5
350 Smoketree Dr, El Centro, CA
The price is $99 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 26
4.4/5Excellent! (356 reviews)

"Excellent service, very clean rooms. I would recommend this hotel"…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites El Centro
Crown Motel

Crown Motel

2 out of 5
330 N Imperial Ave, El Centro, CA
The price is $50 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 24
3.9/5Very Good! (662 reviews)

"The owner is great, very friendly. I have stayed here multiple time for the dove hunting season in the Imperial Valley. The motel provides a bird cleaning table that makes it very convenient after hunting."…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Crown Motel
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El Centro Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You can select from 15 affordable motels in El Centro among more than 35 hotels and other lodging choices. These budget accommodations can help you save some cash compared to traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.

Fun fact: Beginning in the early 1950s, customized neon signs often lit up the roadside motels, and examples today can still be seen along historic U.S. Route 66. When you stay at a motel, you're likely to find an outdoor pool and free parking.

Below are some of our customers' best-rated El Centro motels to choose from:

Motel 6 El Centro

  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Brawley Inn

  • A restaurant along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.

Crown Motel

  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Days Inn by Wyndham Brawley

  • A restaurant along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.

Townhouse Inn & Suites

  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

What to Do in El Centro

In this family-friendly area, you can check out the shops and enjoy the restaurants while you're sightseeing. People visiting El Centro like its desert landscape and seaside.

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Bucklin Park
  • Eager Park
  • Rockwood Plaza

You'll find these family-friendly attractions in the area:

  • Salvation Mountain
  • City Forest and Zoo

During your trip, here are some other places to visit:

  • El Centro Chamber of Commerce
  • Broken Spoke Country Club
  • Imperial Valley Mall

El Centro is also popular for its:

  • Cafés
  • Wildlife

Best Time to Visit El Centro

Determine the perfect time for your visit to El Centro by reviewing these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 82° F and nighttime temperatures average 40° F
  • April-June: 105° F is the daytime average and 51° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 107° F and nighttime averages are around 65° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 96° F during the day and 40° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.10 inches in a year

How to Get to El Centro and Around the Area

El Centro Transportation
NameTypeDistance
El Centro, CA (IPL-Imperial County) Airport 3.1 mi (5 km)
Mexicali, Baja California Norte (MXL-General Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada Intl.) Airport 21.2 mi (34.2 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to El Centro?
By saving on your room price, you can make the most of what El Centro has to offer. Top sights to visit include Anza Borrego Desert State Park.
What are motels like?
At many motels, you’ll often find a free parking spot and an outdoor pool. When you stay at a motel property, you’ll usually access your room from an outside corridor overlooking the parking lot. Beginning in the early 1950s, eye-catching neon signs enticed road-weary travelers, and you can see these today along the historic U.S. Route 66.
What are the best motels in El Centro?
Crown Motel: Enjoy access to the seasonal outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking. Brawley Inn: A restaurant along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and an airport shuttle are available during your stay. Motel 6 El Centro, CA: Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, free WiFi, and laundry facilities. Days Inn by Wyndham Brawley: A restaurant along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay. California Suites Motel: Enjoy access to the business center, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
What can I do in El Centro?
In this family-friendly area, you can check out the shops and enjoy the restaurants while you’re sightseeing. Those who’ve visited El Centro like the seaside. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Anza Borrego Desert State Park, Salton Sea, and Warner Park. Attractions the whole family can enjoy include Salvation Mountain and Imperial Valley Desert Museum. During your trip, here are some other places to visit: Imperial Valley Mall, Imperial City Hall, and Gran Plaza Outlets.
What's the weather like in El Centro?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so here’s some data about year-round temperatures in El Centro to help you plan yours: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 88°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 58°F. Average annual precipitation for El Centro is 2 inches.
What are my options for getting around El Centro when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around El Centro to help you navigate your stay: Fly into El Centro, CA (IPL-Imperial County), which is located 3.1 mi (5 km) away. You can also search for flights into Mexicali, Baja California Norte (MXL-General Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada Intl.), which is 21.2 mi (34.2 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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