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Imperial California Accommodations

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The Imperial center is approximately the area of Imperial County Airport and 3 miles north of Downtown El Centro.

Imperial Hotels/Accommodations

Rodeway Inn Imperial - El Centro
+1-888-389-4121
1093 Airport Rd., Imperial, CA 92251
  • Two star Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 8 suites
Days Inn by Wyndham El Centro
+1-888-675-2083
611 North Imperial Ave., El Centro, CA 92243 ~3.39 miles south of Imperial
  • 2-star property
  • Check-in: 2:00 pm
Crown Motel : 330 North Imperial Ave.
+1-800-716-8490
330 North Imperial Ave., El Centro, CA 92243 ~3.59 miles south of Imperial
  • Cheap Airport hotel
  • Check-in time: 02:00 PM
Super 8 by Wyndham El Centro : 1575 Ocotillo Dr.
+1-800-805-5223
1575 Ocotillo Dr., El Centro, CA 92243 ~4.85 miles south of Imperial
  • Cheap Highway property
  • Check in time: 11:00 AM
Quality Inn El Centro I-8 : 1455 Ocotillo Dr.
+1-888-965-1860
1455 Ocotillo Dr., El Centro, CA 92243 ~4.86 miles south of Imperial
  • Three Star property
  • Check-in: 12:00
  • Good bar
  • Regular continental breakfast
Travelodge by Wyndham El Centro in El Centro
+1-888-788-5576
2015 Cottonwood Circle, El Centro, CA 92243 ~4.89 miles south of Imperial
  • Three Star Highway property
  • Check-in: 3:00 P.M
Holiday Inn Express
+1-888-897-9207
350 Smoketree Dr., El Centro, CA 92243 ~5.13 miles south of Imperial
  • Three Star property
  • 3 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Nice rooms
  • Quick stay
From$72
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Motel 6 El Centro Ca #4662 : 395 Smoke Tree Dr.
+1-888-311-4278
395 Smoke Tree Dr., El Centro, CALIFORNIA 92243 ~5.16 miles south of Imperial
  • 2 star Highway property
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
Comfort Inn & Suites El Centro I - 8 in El Centro
+1-888-469-4795
2354 South 4th St. Building A, El Centro, CA 92243 ~5.25 miles south of Imperial
  • 2-star Rural hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • AC was not working
  • Most guests thought it was too noisy
Best Western El Centro Inn
+1-888-734-9421
2352 South 4th St., El Centro, CA 92243 ~5.27 miles south of Imperial
  • Low-priced Highway hotel
  • Free breakfast
From$59
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American Best Value Inn & Suites : 455
+1-888-841-5292
455, El Centro, CA 92243 ~5.39 miles south of Imperial
  • Low Cost Highway property
  • 49 rooms in hotel
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites El Centro
+1-888-455-5160
455 Wake Ave., El Centro, CA 92243 ~5.39 miles south of Imperial
  • Low Cost Golf Course property
  • Hotel has 49 rooms
  • Best value for money
  • No noise
From$60
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott El Centro in El Centro
+1-888-965-8297
503 Danenberg Dr., El Centro, CA 92243 ~5.63 miles south of Imperial
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Great host
  • Accessible parking
Hampton Inn El Centro - El Centro
+1-888-906-6358
598 East Wake, El Centro, CA 92243 ~5.69 miles south of Imperial
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • Check-in: 15:00
From$80
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TownePlace Suites Marriott El Centro in El Centro
+1-888-749-6785
3003 South Dogwood Rd., El Centro, CA 92243 ~6.00 miles south of Imperial
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • Comp. Breakfast
From$109
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Days Inn by Wyndham Brawley - Brawley
+1-888-878-9982
590 West Main St., Brawley, CA 92227 ~9.11 miles north of Imperial
  • Economical property
From$60
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Brawley Inn
+1-888-389-4485
575 West Main St., Brawley, CA 92227 ~9.19 miles north of Imperial
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 2:00pm
  • Most guests were happy with the price of the breakfast
  • Breakfast is good
Barbara Worth Country Club : 2050 Country Club Dr.
+1-888-389-4121
2050 Country Club Dr., Holtville, CA 92250 ~9.48 miles east of Imperial
  • 3-star Resort property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
Best Western Plus Main Street Inn
+1-888-675-2083
1562 East Main St., Brawley, CA 92227 ~9.64 miles north of Imperial
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • Gym is available on property
From$79
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California Suites Motel : 341 East 4th St.
+1-800-716-8490
341 East 4th St., Clexico, CA 92231 ~11.06 miles south of Imperial
  • Cheap property
  • Check-in: 13:00
Holiday Inn Express Calexico Ca. in Calexico
+1-800-805-5223
2501 Scaroni Rd., Calexico, CA 92231 ~11.18 miles south of Imperial
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Fitness center on property
  • Friendly service
  • Close to downtown
From$81
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Best Western John Jay Inn - Calexico
+1-888-965-1860
2421 Scaroni Rd., Calexico, CA 92231 ~11.30 miles south of Imperial
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Hotel has 58 rooms
Mainstay & Suites in Calexico
+1-888-788-5576
312 East 2nd St. 36255, Calexico, CA 92231 ~13.28 miles south of Imperial
  • 3-star Golf Course hotel
  • 52 rooms in property
Americas Best Value Inn Westmorland : 351 West Main St.
+1-888-897-9207
351 West Main St., Westmorland, CA 92281 ~13.51 miles north of Imperial
  • 2-star hotel
  • Fitness center on property
  • Most guests thought rooms were spacious
  • Average comfort
From$50
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City Express Junior Mexicali - Mexicali
+1-888-311-4278
Clz Manuel Gomez Morin 2120 Mexicali, Mexicali, 21297 Mexico ~14.90 miles south of Imperial
  • 3 star property
  • Check in time: 15:00
From$90
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C.H. Garrigues, a noted journalist and columnist from Imperial, CA, once wrote that, 'There are times when you want to leave home. There are times when you want to leave your hometown. There are even times when you want to leave this world. But be sure of this “ there's immense solace in knowing that you have a home, you have a hometown, and you have a world! 
These beautiful words make us realize what it is like to have what we have. Imperial, California, is a small city that is all about such important realizations in life. By no means can Imperial be called a city of note. There are no world famous landmarks. There are no natural wonders. Indeed, no wars were fought on its soil, and no Shakespeare was born in one of its houses. What, then, makes Imperial a tourist attraction?

To know, you will probably have to visit it yourself. Imperial is an enigma in itself. It's a town-city that has not allowed itself to grown beyond limits, eating every small parish that came in its path. It has, quite dutifully, remained a permanent fixture of permanent size in the El Centro Country of State California. Not remarkable in its stature, but Imperial is certainly remarkable in being inconspicuously significant. 

Budget Hotels in Imperial

If you are traveling to Imperial, the first concern you would have, and quite rightly so, is finding cheap hotels. Given the small stature of the city, you will be in good luck, in that a handful of budget hotels in Imperial will definitely fit the bill for you. To be quite blunt about it, Imperial does not have a hotel culture. It is, even after being mildly popular, still a city that seems to reject commercialization. 

Luxury Hotels in Imperial

In the same vein, it must be mentioned that it will be a very difficult task for tourists to find a luxury hotel in Imperial. Most of the Imperial hotels are of budget and semi-luxury kind. There are no Radissons, no Regents and certainly no Hyatts. Considering this fact, those who are averse to staying at budget or less than luxury hotel establishments should think twice before taking a trip down to Imperial. To bolster this point, another observation can be made here. Imperial is mainly a hub where tourists gather in order to better organize their various camping and other outdoor activities. Quite predictably, one can guess that outdoorsy tourists are not really fond of a luxury hotel. So, it makes sense, in a way, that Imperial is without its luxury establishments. 

What to Do/See in Imperial 

For outdoorsy people, there are quite a few one or more day activities present in Imperial. The most popular of its kind, however, is camping. There are many camping friendly sites present in Imperial that attract many tourists from nearby cities and other parts of the country, as well. Camping sites around Imperial are mostly sand dune based and a few woods based, too. Sand dunes around Imperial are particularly famous for their rapid structure alternation capabilities that are much similar to the sand dunes found in large deserts like Sahara. 

Another peculiar thing to do in Imperial is dune buggy riding. Dune buggies have become, for all practical purposes, extinct in other parts of the state. Perhaps that is exactly why, dune buggy clubs around Imperial attract a sizeable number of tourists and adventure seekers. For bird watchers and nature enthusiasts, Imperial provides a number of bird species that are either seasonal or perennial. Ducks and geese are particularly found in abundance in some parts of the desert and are, during winter months, allowed to be hunted. Hunting in Imperial is, however, a strictly regulated sport and you need proper licenses from local authorities to hunt birds around Imperial. 

History buffs who plan on touring to Imperial can mark their calendars for a visit to the Pioneer Museum in Imperial. It is one of the most underrated museums in the west, but definitely one you should make it a point to visit. It documents the artefacts and documents from a number of families that made the fateful westward journey during the pioneer days of America, in the 19th century. The Pioneer Museum is, in a way, a collection of memories that have played an instrumental role in the very building of the country. 

For foodies, Imperial has some special rewards. The Maranatha Steakhouse in Imperial is famous in the region for its succulent cuts of meat that are specially cured over locally sourced redwood. El Zarape is another food joint that can be relied on for authentic Mexican food of both grilled and non-grilled kind. For the lovers of the Orient, Kotori Japanese Food Cafe brings the best of Japanese fish and rice delicacies. To unwind at the end of a long day in the sun, you can chill out in the Wine and Sand Cafe that regularly features local up and coming artists. 

What Should I Know Before Sightseeing in Imperial

The only thing you should know and be aware of before and while sightseeing in Imperial is that some of the areas near Imperial fall under the Native American Heritage Trust's jurisdiction. So, unauthorized hunting efforts should be refrained from. To make the most of your stay in Imperial, you can take assistance from numerous local guides and knowledgeable folk. Even the cheapest of Imperial hotels can help you secure good deals with these guides. 

Transportation in Imperial 

Including cheap hotels, all hotels in Imperial do provide their guests the option of hiring house owned private cars for getting around Imperial. This is of importance as Imperial is not really a large city that can boast of efficient and frequent public transport. 

Imperial is reachable from San Francisco and San Jose by road, with relative ease. There is no airport allotted to the city, and hence, travelers coming from outstations are advised to land at SFX, or San Jose Airport.

FAQs about hotels in Imperial

What are the top rated hotels in Imperial?

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott El Centro, Hampton Inn El Centro and TownePlace Suites Marriott El Centro are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most up-scale hotels in Imperial?

Real Inn Mexicali, Hotel Araiza Mexicali and City Express Mexicali are the top 3 luxury hotels near Imperial city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Imperial?

Rodeway Inn Imperial - El Centro, Days Inn by Wyndham El Centro, and Crown Motel are the properties closest to Imperial city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Imperial cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Imperial can be as cheap as $102.02 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Imperial cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Imperial has been $105.95 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in Imperial?

Brawley Inn, Hotel Colonial Mexicali and City Express Junior Mexicali are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Imperial?

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott El Centro, TownePlace Suites Marriott El Centro and Fairfield Inn N Stes Marriott are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Imperial?

Comfort Inn & Suites El Centro I - 8, Quality Inn El Centro I-8 and Rodeway Inn Imperial - El Centro are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best Best Western hotels in Imperial?

Best Western Plus Main Street Inn, Best Western John Jay Inn and Best Western El Centro Inn are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Imperial?

Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Express Calexico Ca. and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Mexicali are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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