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    The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

    2223 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92104-1103
    (619) 273-5789
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good30%
    • Average9%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I stayed in room 55 for three nights in early November while visiting the area. It's an older hotel and this shows in various little ways, but overall it is well cared for. The staff is friendly and helpful, and the common areas are very...More

    Thank Julia_Houston
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    We booked The Lafayette because of the New York Times article, "36 Hours in San Diego." The updated "motel-style" rooms are large -our 2nd floor room overlooked the pool with our own balcony. The pool is 25 meters, perfect for laps, plus has a 7ft...More

    2  Thank SueKarJul
    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 17 March 2017

    Dear Sue, We are so happy that the NYT article led you to the Lafayette. Our staff takes great pride in the quality of service provided to our guests, thank you for your kind words. Guests often comment on our ideal location, close to so...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We had a good weekend stay at The Lafayette Hotel in San Diego. The hotel has a lot of charm and uniqueness to the grounds with lots of history. The pool area is a great layout and really easy to enjoy yourself. My daughter loved...More

    Thank Zoesdad
    Response from Stephen F, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded yesterday

    Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear that you had a most pleasant stay with us. Guests often comment on our Weissmuller pool and our unique style, and we’re pleased that you and your daughter enjoyed those aspects of our location as...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights (Friday and Saturday) at the beginning of November as part of our honeymoon. Overall it was a good stay. The pool area of this hotel is very nice. Has a bit of a Caribbean/relaxed feel to...More

    Thank Kaitlyn221
    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Kaitlyn, We appreciate you taking the time to write your review! We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us overall. Our staff takes pride in the positive feedback we often receive from guests, and so we are happy to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It's an older hotel but don't let that fool you. It has a boutique vibe and is totally laid back and awesome. The ambiance is great and the staff are excellent. Classic, clean and worth the booking. Plan to spend a day at the pool....you...More

    Thank 588darcik
    Response from Stephen F, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Darcik, Your review made our day! We are pleased to hear that you had such a pleasant stay with us here at the The Lafayette. It always makes us happy when our guests appreciate our unique style and vibe, so thanks for mentioning that....More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$107 - US$222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #8 Green Hotel in San Diego
    • #63 Business Hotel in San Diego
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 133
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    • Also Known As
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    Traveller (466)
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    Pool & Beach (85)
    Dining (80)
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    Bathroom (19)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (15)
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    Colin T
    21 April 2017|
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    Response from David C | Property representative |
    The security deposit is $100 per day for standard rooms and $200 per day for larger/deluxe rooms.
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    Annette M
    5 April 2017|
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    Response from David C | Property representative |
    Hi Annette, thank you for reaching out. Yes, all of our rooms are equipped with an iron and ironing board. Please let me know if you have any other questions! We look forward to welcoming you here, The Lafayette Management
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    5 April 2017|
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    Response from DanielDiNicola | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure--I didn't need either
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    "Poolside rooms are the place to party! The second floor will offer a poolside feel with a little more privacy."
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    "Spend the extra and get a room that opens up on to the pool deck. The ambiance is amazing."
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