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BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

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Mountain View, United States
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The hotel is conveniently located near the SDSU campus. It offers a clean, comfortable stay with a complimentary 'continental plus' breakfast. Check in/out was a breeze. The staff is friendly and accommodating.

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Desk Agent at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Kelly H, Thank you for sharing your review with our Trip Advisor community! We are glad you found our staff friendly and helpful. This is an area that we are known for as well as clean rooms, at an affordable price. We are a modest, AAA 2-star rated hotel with a single-minded dedication to consistent service, quality, and value....

Bullhead City, United States
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We had a very nice time with the rental of 6 rooms for this event. The hotel was very comfortable, easy access to UCSD, and surrounding restaurants and freeways. Breakfast was convenient and rooms comfortable.

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your review with our TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to hear your family had a great time during your stay with us in San Diego. Our hotel is known to many college families who come to town to visit their loved ones. As you mentioned we are close proximity to restaurants and easy...

Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We are so glad we booked here. The room prices are reasonable and affordable. We got the suite which included a little living room space, kitchen, and separate room for bedroom. The bathroom was great size as well. The kitchen had everything from plates to utensils to cups and a small coffee maker and toaster. It had a microwave,oven and...

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Desk at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Hello June S, Thank you for choosing our little hotel during your visit to San Diego! We strive to provide our guests with superior service, spotless rooms, convenient amenities at competitive rates. We are very glad to see that you noticed our efforts and your kind words motivate us to keep up the good work. We are glad that the...

Santa Monica, United States
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This motel is located near San Diego State, not in the center of San Diego. It is located very close to Highway 8 which crosses from West to East and connects with all other freeways in the city. It is therefore cheaper than more central hotels. However, the quality of the motel is great. All staff are very helpful and...

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your FIVE STAR review. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share it with our TripAdvisor community! I'm glad you found our staff to be very helpful and friendly during your stay with us. Everyone here works as a team to provide each guest with the best customer service. I'm delighted to hear...

Los Angeles, United States
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great mid sized hotel conveniently located for our activities, walkable to a handful of good restaurants, stores. Very friendly staff, very helpful. Great value for me and my family. Very nice clean pool. Good breakfast.

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, and had a pleasant time while visiting our beautiful city. I'm glad you found our location to be conveniently located with great food selections within walking distance. We are a short 15-20 minute drive to many of...

Bloomington, United States
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Excellent staff. Housekeeping (Espe) outstanding. Pride in doing a good job shows. GM Len at check-in and Gilda at check-out treated us as old friends. Our 3rd stay at this property and once again happy with our experience.

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you sharing your review with our TripAdvisor community! We appreciate you mentioning our staff, we all work hard to provide the best customer service to each guest we interact with. I do agree we do take great pride in the work we do; Espy has been with our company for over 15 years. Herself as many...

Sicamous, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Staff was great. Rooms are very clean. Breakfast is mostly carbs but hard boiled eggs and yogurt are available. Down side is the breakfast area is very small and people were lingering long after eating so table space was a hot commodity. The pizza takeout menu came I handy and I wish I'd have written down the name of it...

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your your review with our TripAdvisor community! We appreciate you mentioning our great staff and very clean rooms. We are a modest, AAA 2-star rated hotel with a single-minded dedication to consistent service, quality, and value. I do agree our Breakfast Room is small, and can get very crowded during our busy, sold...

Lincoln, United States
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Clean, comfortable, good breakfast, beautiful grounds and the hotel staff are professional. I always stay at this Best Western Hotel when I'm in the area on business. The rooms are clean and quiet and the beds are very comfortable. The landscape is exceptional with beautiful roses and green lawns. I see the same gardeners year after year.

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your your review with our TripAdvisor community! We appreciate you becoming a loyal guest to our hotel. We are a modest, AAA 2-star rated hotel with a single-minded dedication to consistent service, quality, and value. As a small hotel, we strongly agree the Best Western Lamplighter Inn is a family friendly hotel. We...

St. Albert
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Had never been to San Diego and after checking out the various hotels and locations on the internet came up with this hotel. We like smaller hotels and this one was perfect for us. Two storey complex, we stayed on top floor with a small kitchen. Older complex but everything clean, well maintained both inside and outside. The pool area...

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking time to review us on TripAdvisor! We're delighted to hear your first experience in our beautiful city was a delightful one. As you mentioned we are an older hotel, but we do our best to keep it in the best shape. We are a modest, AAA 2-star rated hotel with a single-minded dedication...

San Clemente, California
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Our experience was exceptional. The staff from reservations, check-in and maid service can be matched but not exceeded in quality of service. We had a king-sized bedroom with seating area, which was very comfortable, and at a price that was a great old American value.

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Customer Care at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Hello Duane298, We appreciate your great review! Our entire staff strives to make our guests stay as welcoming and comfortable as possible. We are all glad to have accomplished this for you during your visit and your words encourage us to keep up the good work. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our mini suite. Having the extra...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

Address: 6474 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA 92115
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $137 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU 2.5*
Number of rooms: 61
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Also Known As:
Best Western Lamplighter Inn And Suites At Sdsu Hotel San Diego
Best Western Lamplighter Hotel
Best Western San Diego
San Diego Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#27 Family Hotel in San Diego
#45 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#84 Business Hotel in San Diego
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“There are only 2 floors to this hotel. We preferred the first floor, but we would accept the second floor here if necessary.”
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“Rooms upstairs at the back of the property are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles duane298, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
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