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    The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

    2223 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92104-1103
    (619) 273-5789
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday

    The employees of the hotel are very friendly and helpful. You are greeted with a smile from everyone. We stayed at the hotel 12-23 to 12-26. We were in San Diego to visit family. We had a suite on the second floor. The living room...More

    Thank Lou M
    Hotel's Favourite
    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

    3  Thank SueKarJul
    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 17 March 2017

    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 2 days ago

    We were on vacation the last week of December and stayed in the bungalows (2 bedrooms and 3 bedrooms). A few things to note: - The rooms although updated a bit don't have a lot of electrical connections to make it easy to plug in...More

    Thank m m
    Response from Stephen F, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded yesterday

    Thank you for your review and feedback. We are happy that our dedicated team took care of you! We also appreciate your feedback regarding our rooms. We continue to make improvements and updates on the decor, as well as our wifi system, because we realize...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Stayed in a suite with my wife and two kids. Very charming property, decorated nicely from the holidays. The lobby, bar and pool areas looked great! I was a bit annoyed that I was charged for parking given I've seen several reviews noting "free parking."...More

    Thank dcudflyer
    Response from Stephen F, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear that you had a mostly pleasant stay with us. Guests often comment on our unique style and charm, and we’re pleased that you did as well. We appreciate your feedback regarding the opportunities for improvement...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed in a double room on the second floor around the pool. Very mellow weekend in January although there were many guests lounging around, nice to sit on the balcony and relax. Clean room. Comfortable mattresses but very hard pillows, and the lighting in...More

    Thank Touchbase
    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 1 week ago

    We appreciate you taking the time to write your review! We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us, and you enjoyed your clean and comfortable room. Guests often comment on the cuisine of our Hope46 Restaurant, and we’re pleased that...More

    Awards & Recognition
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 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
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$ 117 - US$ 222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #8 Green Hotel in San Diego
    • #63 Business Hotel in San Diego
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 133
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    Colin T
    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.
    Annette M
    5 April 2017|
    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
    Annette M
    5 April 2017|
    Response from DanielDiNicola | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure--I didn't need either
    Room Tips
    "Noisy near the pool and near the streets"
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    "Best rooms are those overlooking the pool. Others are very tiny and not as nice."
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    "Balcony room with pool view is epic!"
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    "Pool view rooms can get a lot of noise, rooms close to lobby offer easy access to the rest of the hotel"
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