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    The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

    2223 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92104-1103
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We booked this hotel last minute for a quick getaway. I have never been to California and was pleasantly surprised by the relaxed pace of life. This hotel is a great place to explore San Diego. It offers character and charm. We stayed in a...More

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    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

    Dear Melissa, Thank you so much for your 5 Star recommendation! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us in one of our spacious bungalows. We will pass you kind words complimenting our dedicated staff on to them. Guests often comment...More

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    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

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    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

    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 1 week ago

    My boyfriend and I stayed for one night here, for our anniversary, and we definitely regret it. Although the outside of the building as well as the lobby and pool area are lovely, the rooms are very drab, the bathroom has no counter, and it's...More

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    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

    Thank you for your review and feedback. We are sorry to hear that you had some issues with your stay with us. Customer satisfaction is our top priority, and we are sad to hear about the miscommunications. We will be sure to look into the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My wife and I enjoyed our stay at the Lafayette Hotel overall. A couple of things, the room was small and we understand there is the historical aspect to it but no place to really put anything anywhere in the bathroom or the main room...More

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    Response from Stephen F, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

    Dear Paul, Thank you for posting your review. We are delighted that you were pleased with our unique style. We appreciate your feedback on the other areas as well. We are on the Registry on Historical Places, and n order to maintain this designation, we...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed for five nights and I don't have one negative comment to make. The front desk staff were courteous and helpful, the room consisting of two double beds was immaculate and the cleaning staff helped keep it that way. The Hope Restaurant's meals were...More

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    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

    Thank you for your sterling review! We are glad to hear that you had such a pleasant stay with us here at The Lafayette. Indeed, our staff works hard to give our guests great service, and we appreciate your kind words. Guests often have good...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 112 - US$ 255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #9 Green Hotel in San Diego
    • #18 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
    • #63 Business Hotel in San Diego
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    Colin T
    How much is charged for the security deposit at this hotel?
    22 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
    Is there an iron and ironing board in the room
    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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    Annette M
    Is there an iron and ironing board in the room
    5 April 2017|
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    Response from DanielDiNicola | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure--I didn't need either
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