Because the health and welfare of our guests is the number one priority, hotels are currently providing modified breakfast offerings,
such as “grab and go bags” or “individually wrapped” breakfast items. (Offerings may vary by hotel)
Welcome to Best Western John Jay Inn!
The Centinela Solar Energy Project brings many travelers to the area, and our Calexico hotel staff is committed to making your stay the best it can be.
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Whether you're here for shopping at the Grand Plaza Outlets or in town for business, a great Calexico hotel can make a world of difference. Our Best Western Calexico, CA hotel features the friendliest service in town, a great value and a location that can't be beat. Many business travelers depend on us to provide them with clean, quiet rooms that make it easy to take care of work.
Hotels in Calexico, CA are close to numerous top businesses. We're happy to host employees of Grand Plaza Outlets, the local energy project and many service men and women in town for military training or business. Just two miles from the border, our Calexico hotel is a favorite for international travelers, too. We're the gateway to Baja, and outdoor lovers and beach bums count on us to provide cool, clean rooms, whether they're coming from or going to Baja.
Homeland Security and border patrol agents consider our Calexico hotel their home away from home. The Naval Base is nearby, and those who serve also favor our property. From NAFTA Officers to vacationers in town to tackle the Desert Dunes, a fantastic location can make a trip even better. If you're here for Baja Racing, hunting or fishing, the commute to your destination will be quick and easy.
Our knowledgeable staff is happy to provide tips and recommendations on everything from dining to recreation. At our Calexico hotel, we strive to go the extra mile for every guest. Your comfort is our main priority, and we go above and beyond to make your stay pleasant.
Reserve a room at Best Western John Jay Inn today and be close to it all!
News from the Front Desk
Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details
Hotel location and the surrounding area
I told the girl at the front desk, I have a package with tracking number and time it was delivered to the front desk today (12/23/19). Her response was "No package was dropped off today." I showed...
By B R
San Diego, California on 29-Dec-2019
The only decent thing about this place were the ladies at the front desk. They were kind and welcoming. The room itself is digesting. The floors are dirty with numerous stains everywhere. The shower...
Los Angeles, California on 28-Nov-2019
We first got there and they said the elevator was broken and would be repaired thr next day and it was not. I'm assuming that's it had been broken for a while by other reviewers. The stairs where...
Super clean, super friendly, super convenient with walking distance to an Applebee’s, a Denny’s, Walmart, gasoline, convenient stores etc. Nice Little mini gym with TV in air. Right off Highway 111...
By Maria D
Los Angeles, United States on 25-Oct-2019
The title says it all!! Professional staff, nice facilities that are well maintained and a comfortable, quiet room at a reasonable price. What more could one ask for? I would definitely stay here...
Higher rates may apply for holidays and special events
100% smoke-free hotel
Complimentary full breakfast
Exercise facility Open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Guest laundry, washer and dryer
Physically challenged services available
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged
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; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access
Express check in
Express check out
Late check out available. Please make arrangements with the Front Desk.
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning, same day available
Safe deposit box
Cable or satellite television
Photocopy, nominal fee
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
Public restrooms accessible
Accessible business center
Accessible fitness center
Accessible guest laundry facility
Accessible pool area
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Visual notification devices for door knocks
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
Visual fire alarms
Visual smoke alarms
Cable satellite television
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
High-speed Internet access, wireless and hardwired
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Desk/work area available
Direct dial telephone
Free local access
Additional in-room toiletries
Electrical outlet at desk and desk level
Rollaway bed available
Safe available at front desk
Newspaper available at front desk
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 4
Visual alarm available
Knock lights available
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible clear floor space
2 mile(s) from NAFTA office for US/Mexico
4 mile(s) from Carrillo's Clinic
7 mile(s) from PIMSA I, Mexicali Industrial Park I
7 mile(s) from PIMSA II, Mexicali Industrial Park II
12 mile(s) from Black & Decker
15 mile(s) from Emerson Network Power
12 mile(s) from Goodrich Aerospace
15 mile(s) from Honeywell Thermal System
17 mile(s) from Gulfstream
17 mile(s) from Sabritas - Frito Lay
9 mile(s)from Skil - Robert Bosch
8 mile(s) from Newell Rubbermaid
16 mile(s) from Mexmil Placas Termodinami
0.5 mile(s) from Gateway to Mexicali, Baja California
0.5 mile(s) from Mariachi Festival, Mexican Traditionalism Festival
4 mile(s) from Fiestas Del Sol Fair, Mexicali BAJA, Mexico County Annual Fair.
8 mile(s) from CA MidWinter Fair, Ca MidWinter Fair is the Greatest Fair in Imperial Valley
8 mile(s) from Blue Angels Air Show, Flight demonstration aircraft F/A-18 Hornet Jets in action
15 mile(s) from Glamis Sand Dunes, The Biggest Sand Dunes in all the country.
25 mile(s) from Annual Cattle Call Rodeo, This week-long Cattle Call festivity includes events such as Chili cook-off, Dia De La Fiesta, Mariachi Night and the Cattle Call Parade. Capping the celebration are PRCA performances, one of the largest professional rodeos in California.
15 mile(s) from Heber Dunes, is a State Vehicular Recreation Area.
This area has 343 acres of sand dunes, primarily used for off-highway recreation. Restrooms with showers are available. Heber Sand Dunes is owned by and under the jurisdiction of the Ocotillo Wells State Recreation area.
15 mile(s) from Carrot Festival, is the annual harvest of carrots celebration held in the City of Holtville - The Carrot Capital of the World.
The festival hosts a variety of events: a Golf Tournament, week-long carrot cooking contest, midaway carnival, 120K run, parade, arts and crafts fair, antique car and tractor show, student art exhibit, local entertainment and variety of food booths.
20 mile(s) from Sweet Onion Festival, The Brawley Main Street Asscoaition holds a Hawaiian themed Sweet Onion Festival every year in May.
20 mile(s) from Sugar Festival, Brawley Main Street Association holds a seventies themed Sugar Festival every year in June. Live entertainment, a sugar beet toss and fun for the whole family. This event recognize the sugar beet industry in the Valley.
30 mile(s) from Honey Festival, Westmorland Annual Honey Festival, recognizing Imperial County's Honey Bee industry features a day full of activities that kicks off with a Lions Club Pancake Breakfast and includes a Spelling Bee, boxing matches, pony rides, entertainment - lots of fun for the whole family.
25 mile(s) from Yuha Well, Captain Juan Bautista de Anza and the members of his expedition were the first Spanish explorers to visit the Yuha. Some 200 years ago, de Anza's party replenished their water supplies at his well before continuing on their journey. The Yuja Well became an important oasis for later travelers and settlers following the de Anza Trail through the desert. Located at Eastbound Sunbeam Roadside Rest area, between Drew and Forrester Roads, near Seeley, CA.
Across the street from Denny's®, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, open 24-hours
0.03 mile(s) from Kentucky Fried Chicken®, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner, walking distance
0.03 mile(s) from Panda Express, fast food, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner, 5 minutes distance
0.01 mile(s) from Applebee's Bar & Grill, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, walking distance
0.02 mile(s) from Kotori Wok, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner, 2 blocks-walking distance
0.04 mile(s) from Subway®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, walking distance
0.04 mile(s) from Jack in the Box, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, open 24-hours
1.5 mile(s) from Yum-Yum Chinese, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner, 10 minutes driving distance
1.0 mile(s) from D'poly La Taqueria, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, Mexicali style tacos. Meat grilled outdoors & handmade tortillas
0.03 mile(s) from La Resaca, bar/lounge, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, live entertainment & billiard room
0.25 mile(s) from 2GO Salads, deli, American, open for: lunch, dinner, sandwiches, salads, smoothies & wraps
0.03 mile(s) from Pizza Hut®, fast food, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, pizza, pasta, chicken wings & salads
1.0 mile(s) from Starbucks®, coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
1.2 mile(s) from Los Arrecifes, bar/lounge, Seafood, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Mexican style seafood. Live music on weekends
1.0 mile(s) from Domino's Pizza, fast food, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
0.5 mile(s) from Imperial Valley College, External Campus -Calexico, 1501 West Imperial Avenue, Calexico, CA 92231 USA
0.5 mile(s) from San Diego State University, Imperial Valley Campus, 720 Heber Avenue, Calexico, CA 92231 USA
8 mile(s) from Imperial Valley College, 380 Aten Road, Imperial, CA 92251 USA
10 mile(s) from Imperial Valley College, External Campus-El Centro, 301 North Imperial Avenue, El Centro, CA 92243 USA
10 mile(s) from University of Phoenix, 2409 La Brucherie Road, El Centro, CA 92251 USA
11 mile(s) from Vincennes University, Building 221 Naval Air Facility, El Centro, CA 92243 USA
2.00 mile(s) from Mexicali, Baja Mexico
8.00 mile(s) from El Centro
12.00 mile(s) from Imperial
20.00 mile(s) from Brawley
65.00 mile(s) from Yuma, Arizona
100 mile(s) from Indio
120 mile(s) from Tijuana, Baja Mexico
120 mile(s) from San Diego
130 mile(s) from San Felipe, Baja Mexico
157 mile(s) from Rosarito, Baja Mexico
236 mile(s) from Puerto Penasco, Rocky Point, Sonora Mexico
240 mile(s) from Los Angeles
250 mile(s) from Phoenix, Arizona
438 mile(s) from Las Vegas, Nevada
616 mile(s) from San Francisco
10 mile(s) from golf course in Calexico
26.5 mile(s) from Wiest Lake, 62.6-acre park that features a lake for boating, fishing and swimming. Includes RV spaces wth full hookups, partial hookups and dry camping.
81.8 mile(s) from Picacho State Recreation, Located along the Colorado River, offers a wide variety of recreation opportunities. Water skiing, canoeing, inner tube floating, fishing and off-highway vehicle activities. The area also supports an abundance of plants and animals.
17 mile(s) from Plaster City Open Area, This off-highway vehicle area provides ample opportunity to test individual driving skills over a variety of terrain. Plaster City East and Plaster City West, are popular primitive camping and day use areas.
55 mile(s) from Felicity - World's Center, The Official Center of the World, is a dot on a bronze plaque within a pyramid located in Felicity, CA.
Felicity also features a church, sundial and museum of history in granite.
45 mile(s) from Imperial Sand Dunes, Imperial Sand dunes recreation Area (ISIDRA) is the most prominent feature of Imperial County's off-highway recreational region. This 40-mile-long dune system is one the largest in the United States. This mecca for off-highway adventure also has served as the backdrop for many motion pictures over the years. Formed by windblown beach sands of a prehistoric sea, some dune crests reach heights of over 300 feet.
25 mile(s) from Glamis/Gecko, Central section of the Imperial Sand Dunes covers about 22,000 acres, Two BLM campgrounds along the paved Gecko Road, near Glamis, provide hard surface parking and vault toilets.
1.00 mile(s) from Forever 21, Womans Clothing Store
1.00 mile(s) from Food 4 Less, Grocery Store
2.00 mile(s) from Down Town Calexico, All kinds of merchandise stores
5.00 block(s) from Wal Mart Super Center
115 mile(s) from San Diego International Airport
12 mile(s) from Imperial County Airport
2 mile(s) from Calexico International Airport
2 mile(s) from Greyhound Bus Station 123 E 1st Street, Calexico, CA 92231
119.9 mile(s) from San Diego Amtrak Station - SAN 1050 Kettner Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101
Ph: (619) 231-0300
2 mile(s) from Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico Abelardo L Rodriguez Airport
24 hours Taxi Service
Central Camionera Bus Station