1355 E Main Street, El Cajon, CA 92021-6540
Phone: 619/440-7378   |   Fax: 619-588-0582   |   47 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Stay at this award-winning El Cajon, California hotel located minutes away from downtown San Diego and major Southern California attractions.

Guests staying at the BEST WESTERN Courtesy Inn will find everything they need to ensure a comfortable stay in sunny Southern California. Less than a mile from the Interstate 8, our hotel recently upgraded all of the 47 guest rooms and suites with new beds, carpet, furniture, granite countertops, and bathtubs. Wireless internet access and cable TV programming are included free of charge!

We have many repeat customers who love our professional staff, hearty breakfast, and clean quiet rooms. Because our hotel is away from the Interstate 8 by about a mile, you won't hear any freeway traffic noise, so you can enjoy your sleep quietly at night.

Pet owners, we do have designated pet rooms available! Our per night charge is $20 per pet.

Go ahead and make your reservation today. Our property has one of the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the area. The friendly, caring staff at the BEST WESTERN Courtesy Inn will do the best to help you enjoy your stay. We look forward to meeting you in person!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Multilingual staff (English, Spanish)
  • Guest laundry
  • Free parking, upon space availability
  • Photocopy services
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Exterior corridor
  • Laundromat
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Ice/vending machines


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western courtesy inn in El Cajon.


Conveniently located, the best western courtesy inn in El Cajon, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 32.797605  /  Latitude: -116.932745


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 8. Take the 2nd Street Exit South. Travel East on Main Street for one block to the BEST WESTERN Courtesy Inn, located on the right.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 13 mile(s) from San Diego Zoo
  • 13 mile(s) from Balboa Park
  • 16 mile(s) from Sea World
  • 16 mile(s) from Old Town San Diego

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 15 mile(s) from San Diego

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • 4 mile(s) from Singing Hills Golf Course
  • 4 mile(s) from Steele Canyon Golf Course
  • 9 mile(s) from Sports Stadium

Nearby Restaurants


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest local area events happening in or near El Cajon. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

September 2015

September 26 - November 1, 2015
2015 SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular

The famous San Diego attraction gets in the Halloween spirit with over a month of costumed characters, spooky and not-so-spooky animals, special events, and plenty tasty treats. 

November 2015

November 6-15, 2015
2015 San Diego Beer Week

This 10-day sud-filled festival is presented by the San Diego Brewers Guild, offering samples and selections from over 100 local and regional breweries, as well as daily special events at various venues. Event times vary by day.

November 25-29, 2015
2015 San Diego Jazz Fest

Presented by America's Finest Dixieland Jazz Society, this event brings a slew of traditional jazz artists and genres to the Town and Country Convention Center in San Diego. Time vary by day.

November 2015

November 1, 2015
20th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival

Visit the California Center for the Arts in Escondido for this annual festival – featuring authentic Hispanic food, dance, and other cultural delights, alongside sugar skull decorating and special festivities. Festival begins at 6 p.m.

December 2015

December 5, 2015
2015 Holiday Tree & Winter Wonderland Festival

A holiday event featuring cookie decorating, handcrafted gifts, carolers, themed entertainers, food and drink, an appearance from Santa Claus, and plenty of dazzling lights, all at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido. Event begins at 3 p.m.

December 1-31, 2015
2015 LEGOLAND Holiday Snow Days & Winter Nights

Take the young ones to LEGOLAND in San Diego for a day of real snow activities, LEGO holiday village, a LEGO holiday tree, food trucks, and much more. Festivities begin at 10 a.m.

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