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Get an overview of this hotelLakefront hotel with free breakfast and restaurant

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool

 Guest Highlights

Our Guests Love
  • Good location
  • Overall value of stay
  • Clean guestrooms
  • Comfy beds and overall room comfort
Our Guests Note
  • Bathrooms could've been nicer

Location

Located in the heart of San Diego, this hotel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from San Diego State University and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Lake Murray. Qualcomm Stadium and Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and laundry facilities. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, express check-in, and express check-out are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 50 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and LED TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free local calls, and safes.

Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This San Diego hotel also offers an outdoor pool, multilingual staff, and a garden. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 50 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Howard Johnson Inn San Diego State University Area has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Playground on site 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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

Debit cards not accepted

Only service animals are allowed

No elevators

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 150.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 15 per night (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 35 per person (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Howard Johnson Inn State University Area
  • San Diego Howard Johnson
  • Howard Johnson San Diego State University Area
  • Howard Johnson State University Area

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Alcohol is not served at this property.


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