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Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

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All reviewssan diego state universityel cajon blvdbreakfast roomhard boiled eggsfull kitchenfamily suitebest westernsmake your own wafflesnice poolwaffle makergreat place to stayclean roomsyogurtheated poolthe san diego areahotel staywould definitely stay here again
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Reviewed 23 June 2015

We stayed on a Friday night so we were charged an outrageous price for our room which was definitely not worth it. It was small, nothing special and no refrigerator!The desk clerks were very nice and helpful but I did not care for the manager....More

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Response from BW-Lamplighter-Inn, General Manager at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSUResponded 28 July 2015

Dear "njoys" We do appreciate your choosing our hotel not only once, but you liked it enough to come back a second time. That really says a lot to us about how well we are doing. I know the Summer prices are a bit higher...More

Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Nicely kept grounds, clean rooms, comfortable bed, good water pressure in the shower. Continental breakfast was available but we chose to skip it & go to a coffee shop we'd read about in La Jolla. The only oddity was the lights that sometimes went off...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Nice motel. It is a well managed property. They pay close attention to details. Slightly older property, but a motel well-maintained and comfortable. A better modestly priced motel in San Diego. Truly feel this is one of the better motels in San Diego regarding price...More

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Response from SunnyandWarmSD, Front Office Manager at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSUResponded 14 July 2015

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you, and thanks to all of our other guests who give us such wonderful reviews! We are a modest, AAA 2-star rated hotel with a single-minded dedication to consistent service, quality, and value. Every single member of our team, from the...More

Reviewed 12 June 2015

We had a reservation for multiple nights during the week; upon check-in, they gave me a free upgrade to a suite, which was perfect for our family! The hotel is clean and the room was quiet and comfortable. The staff was really friendly too. It's...More

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Response from SunnyandWarmSD, Front Office Manager at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSUResponded 14 July 2015

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review with our TripAdvisor community. I am delighted to hear we completed what we strive to provide for all guests; clean rooms, genuine hospitality, quality accommodations and comfort, all at an affordable price. We’re delighted...More

Reviewed 7 June 2015

The hotel is in a great area, close to all. The service was great, and I plan to stay there next time I come to SD. I like that it is family friendly, and is so accessible. I have stayed thre several times and found...More

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Thank Meri J
Response from BW-Lamplighter-Inn, General Manager at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSUResponded 8 June 2015

Meri J, Thanks for great Review! We do have many families stay with us, along with parents of SDSU students as well as foreign vacationers. A very good mix. I was happy to see that you are going to be a returning guest, for us...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
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Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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US$125 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#26 Family Hotel in San Diego
#45 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#84 Business Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$125 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#26 Family Hotel in San Diego
#45 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#84 Business Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Sarah M
21 March 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
26 June 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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"No elevator, but upstairs rooms felt safer."
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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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"I would imagine the further you go from the road the quieter it is, but again, we had no real issues."
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"Most rooms are standard motel types. Upgrades include a mini-fridge or kitchenette."
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