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BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 18 March 2014

I have stayed at this hotel before, and i have to say its always a pleasure, Love the quality and the Friendly staff, Having there own Pool towels made life so much easier than using from ,my room. Bravo!

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Guest Services at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Bubbles, Thank you for staying with us, so many guests have commented on how much they enjoy our pool area and BBQ. The full kitchens in some of our suites are also a great way for a family to enjoy a relaxing meal during their stay. We appreciate you telling us about your stay, and look forward to...

West Chester, United States
Reviewed 15 March 2014

My daughter was visiting a friend at SDSU and my husband and I decided to tour the area. The Best Western is very convenient to the University. The hotel was clean and the staff was very helpful. However, they are currently constructing a high rise multifamily facility directly in back of the hotel - it was a bit noisy due...

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YoursinHospitalitySD, Customer Service at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for reviewing our hotel, and sharing your thoughts with the TripAdvisor community. We truly appreciate your compliments and feedback; they help us to determine what is right for our guests, and also what should, or can, be improved upon. I apologize for the noisy construction of our neighbors; I hope it was not too much...

san diego, United States
Reviewed 3 March 2014

Overall we really enjoyed this hotel stay! We stayed 3 nights and 4 days and loved it! Our favorite parts were: Clean hotel room, friendly staff, great pool, continental breakfast, and great location! It's located near the University and just a few minutes to downtown or the beach.

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Guest Services at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Theresa E, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us during your recent visit to San Diego. Our entire staff is committed to making sure our guests get the service they anticipate when staying at a hotel. We take much pride in our work and want our guests to feel welcomed and comfortable. By...

Lakewood Ranch, FL, United States
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Older hotel in older part of town. Well kept, beautiful landscaping. Friendly staff. Internet somewhat slow but useable. Breakfast average. We stayed four days. Would return again if visiting same friends in San Diego. Hotel close to I-8 and easy to get to airport from hotel. Also near Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo. Limited upscale restaurants in area. Most...

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YoursinHospitalitySD, Customer Service at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for reviewing the Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites. We appreciate your compliments and feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our lush grounds and free amenities. I apologize if the WiFi gave you any inconveniences. I hope you were able to find some of the good restaurants in the area. Next time...

Eatonville, Washington
Reviewed 24 February 2014 via mobile

From first contact with GM, Len, this property won me over. I was in town to see family and visit a few theme parks. My room was immaculate. I stayed 3 nights and each day housekeeping was perfect. The breakfast was tasty and fresh each day. Lots to offer! I would definitely recommend and stay again!

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

Dear "disneylover123456" Wow, thanks for the kind words about us! It's a pleasure to read and share reviews with our staff. Especially when we hit the mark with guests. We are a small hotel with a single-minded dedication to consistent service, quality, and value. We believe our AAA 2-diamond hotel is well located, as it is only a 15 -...

Indio, United States
Reviewed 22 February 2014

We selected the Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites because it had good reviews and value pricing for San Diego. We had two rooms including one for handicapped. Our two night stay was pleasant and we enjoyed the morning breakfast with waffle maker, oatmeal, yogurt, selected fruit, bagels etc. Near to highway 8 and Mission Valley, Old Town, and the...

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Guest Services at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Paul G, Thank you for choosing to stay at our little hotel. We're glad to hear that you were pleased with the accommodations you received. Our room attendants take pride in having some of the cleanest rooms in San Diego and we strive to make it welcoming and comfortable as possible at a great value. Along with that, we...

california, United States
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We really liked this hotel, its not too expensive but it is very comfortable. The pool is heated so you can swim at the evening too. It is a pet friendly hotel and there is breakfast in the lobby. I hope everyone enjoys the hotel as much as we do!

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Guest Services at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Rachel N, We appreciate you for taking the time to review us here on Trip Advisor making it easy for potential guests to get some insight as to what we're about. Our endeaver is to give our guests quality, value and excellent costumer service. Our room attendants work hard to make sure all our pet friendly rooms are clean...

Renton, United States
Reviewed 12 February 2014

The desk staff was helpful and friendly and the staff at the continental breakfast was cheerful. The accomodations were very clean and we were pleasantly surprised to get a kitchenette. Our room was very quiet, no street noise, there was some noise from traveler upstairs, though. It was a very good stay. I would recommend this hotel.

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Guest Services at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at our little hotel during your visit to San Diego. Customer service is our priority, we want our guests to always feel welcomed and to freely inquire of any information that will make their visit a great experience! We are truly delighted that you were content with your room. Our room attendants pride themselves...

Cherry Valley, California
Reviewed 8 February 2014

This was our first visit to this motel. It won't be our last! We were greeted Saturday night by the manager, who gave us a very warm welcome. We had asked for a room that would be in a quiet location when we made our reservation on-line. He offered a very nice location for us. The asst. manager who checked...

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fairfield, United States
Reviewed 7 February 2014

This Best Western is a great value for visiting parents of students at San Diego State University. It is very close to campus, yet far enough from the campus to avoid the traffic and noise. The staff is very friendly and attentive. You can get a room with a kitchen which is great for keeping costs down.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • 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 92115-2645
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $130 - $207 (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
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#6 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#27 Family Hotel in San Diego
#46 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#85 Business Hotel in San Diego
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms upstairs at the back of the property are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles duane298, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you are visiting with family, you may want to check on all room options and choose the appropriate one.”
 of 5 bubbles lathagangadharan, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If noise does bother you, I've learned to turn on the low fan to create white noise to sleep better.”
 of 5 bubbles DanaMom4Life, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Nice rooms, good- free breakfast, second floor rooms quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles msL4342IE, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Suites are large and comfortable for a family gathering”
 of 5 bubbles daileydw5, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
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