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Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

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6474 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-2645 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice family suits, friendly staff, clean rooms and public areas, smooth operation even during construction, free breakfast with room is always nice, options for laundry are convenient, inroom internet easy to use

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

We came here for move-in weekend at SDSU and stayed in a one bedroom suite. Perfect. Enough space for the 3 of us and all the luggage and BB&B stuff we bought for the dorm. The hotel is very close to SDSU, BB&B, Target and...More

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Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Manager at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSUResponded September 19, 2018

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us, and for becoming a loyal member. I'm delighted to hear you will continue to stay with us while visiting your son in San Diego. As you mentioned, our location is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a Best Western, not a Westin. Walls are thin, there's a chemical smell in the air, and the Wi-Fi wouldn't connect, but the water pressure in the bathroom was excellent and I felt safe for my one night here.

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a conference at the convention center but a bit far away. Uber was convenient at about $17-22 for each trip. It was at a quiet location. Nearby there were many restaurants near universities. Breakfast was convenient and delicious. Staff members were friendly and very...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had a excellent experience .breakfast was great ,room was clean ,staff was helpfull would defenetly recommend this stablishment to someone looking for a hotel in this area/very well taken care of.staff was very helpfull

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Description
The Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites (a AAA 2-diamond hotel) is conveniently located 3/4 miles from San Diego State University, and only 15 minutes from Downtown, the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. Many More of the rooms include kitchen facilities, making this the ideal place for an extended stay. Amenities include: complimentary expanded continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi and parking, and heated outdoor pool, Children 12 and under stay free. Pet friendly. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
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Best Value
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
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Best Value
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Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
61
Price range
US$94 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Lamplighter Inn And Suites At Sdsu Hotel San Diego
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Best Western Lamplighter Hotel
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Best Western San Diego
,
San Diego Best Western
Location
United States > California > San Diego
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Best Value
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
61
Price range
US$94 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Lamplighter Inn And Suites At Sdsu Hotel San Diego
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Best Western Lamplighter Hotel
,
Best Western San Diego
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San Diego Best Western
Location
United States > California > San Diego
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Room & Suite (251)
Dining (21)
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flowergold
March 21, 2018|
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Response from Abc123386 | Reviewed this property |
Not far at all, about 20 mins drive.
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Derek S
June 26, 2017|
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Response from mikeNdenver | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am renting airbnb for my extended stay in San Diego
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January 2, 2017|
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"Rooms at the end are very quiet."
SaulVilla
4 weeks ago
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"If taking your luggage up and down stairs will be an issue, request a first-floor room. There's no..."
DebbiesOnTheRoad
Oct. 28, 2018
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"No elevator, but upstairs rooms felt safer."
508avtark
Apr. 14, 2018
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"If you think this is a choice, forget it! If you think the pictures are normal it's a lie"
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Feb. 25, 2018
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