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The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

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  • Excellent54%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Great pool, bar, and atmosphere. Close to everything by walk or quick LYFT/UBER. Need to work on check in/out protocol. Would have rated 5 stars except for it taking probably 20 minutes for both check-in & out due to confusion with my reservation (their error,...More

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Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 19 June 2017

Dear Robert, Thank you for your review and feedback. We are happy that you appreciated our ideal location in San Diego, and thanks for the shout-out for our epic 'Weissmuller Pool'! We also appreciate your feedback regarding the check-in process. We will be sure to...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

I have stayed at the Lafayette several times due to a photography convention held there and for other work related ventures in the area. It has a fun, nostalgic funky vibe and is conveniently located to major freeways to get around without the by-the-freeway feel....More

Thank Diana S
Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 19 June 2017

Dear Diana, Thank you for your review and feedback. We were happy to have you back for the photography convention. Thanks for recognizing the unique style and vibe of the Lafayette. Concerning the noise issue you faced, we really appreciate you bringing it to our...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

Recently enjoyed a weekend getaway at the Lafayette Hotel and had a great time. Check in was facilitated by Angel Q and was seamless. Received my key and parking pass with no issue. Did receive a parking ticket prior to get the pass but stayed...More

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Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 18 June 2017

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your kind words, and we are glad that you had a pleasant stay with us. Our staff, Angel included, works hard to give our guests great service, and we are glad you appreciated their efforts. Indeed, we are...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

After asking multiple travel agents in Australia about hotels in San Diego I decided to google a few place some and Lafayette came up and it was perfect Great location bus stop down the road a bit (1km) that took me into the centre of...More

Thank Kimberlytravel
Response from Stephen F, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 15 June 2017

Dear Kimberly, Thank you for your review and feedback. We are happy that you appreciated our ideal location in San Diego, and overall you felt "fantastic" about your stay with us. We also appreciate your feedback regarding our wifi system. We continue to make improvements...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in one of the suzie suites. Beds were very big and comfortable. Loved having the 2 rooms with a bathroom each. The pool is gorgeous. Parking was close to the rooms. We couldn't really use the WiFi as I think being...More

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Response from Stephen F, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for your review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Guests often comment on our comfortable beds and our pool, and we’re glad you enjoyed those features as well. We apologize for the WiFi issue you experienced, and...More

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GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 128 - US$ 254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#9 Green Hotel in San Diego
#63 Business Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 128 - US$ 254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Green Hotel in San Diego
#63 Business Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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PJ J
18 March 2018|
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Response from Phillip A | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call. I very much doubt it though. They are very accommodating there. The only unexpected charge is for the parking garage but there’s plenty of street parking at night so that can be avoided too.
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PtcK2012
14 February 2018|
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Response from David C | Property representative |
No, we don't have a resort fee. Thank you for asking!
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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.
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"Definitely poolside. Ground floor if you have kids who will live in the pool, balcony if you don't need..."
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"Third floor of the main building is peaceful and has elevator lift. The room has AC Unit and shaded windows."
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"Poolside, it was quite when we were there, but I think they have parties in the summer"
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"Pool side rooms are the best, worst the extra cost"
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