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BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

6474 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA 92115
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Ranked #37 of 270 Hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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El Paso, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed two nights at this hotel. The room was clean, but moreover, the staff was very friendly. The room faces away from traffic, so I didn't hear any cars or any other guests. Over all, I would stay there again for the value and the quietness.

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Virginia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
35 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 days while visiting family nearby. While the hotel is an older, motel style property, it is well kept, clean, and comfortable. There is a small refrigerator in the room. The staff is friendly and helpful. Breakfast and Wi-Fi are free. It is near San Diego State University, if that is your destination. It is about... More

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Santa Monica, California
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36 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this motel for the weekend, as San Diego hotels are very expensive over Labor Day. We were very happy with our choice. We had a suite that was actually a small apartment (living room with efficient, small kitchen and small, square dining table, separate bedroom with two queen beds, and a nice bathroom area. Both rooms had a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

extra charge for baby crib, even though I knew I chose to arrive but i think that any self-respecting hotel no additional charge. There was no fridge and kettle in the room, and it was not in order. Nice staff, reasonable food according to the price

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Bellflower, California, USA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great hotel and we really enjoyed our stay. All of the staff was very friendly. They upgrade our room at no extra cost, we checked in an hour early and got a room immediately and even asked for a late check out and that was no problem. I would definitely stay here again if we were in... More

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Oro Valley, Arizona, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did two nights here and found this to be a very nice hotel for the price. The property and rooms are clean and well kept. The bed and pillows were quite comfortable, better than expected. We had a problem with a stain on one of the bed sheets but the girl at the desk retrieved fresh sheets and came... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable beds with a large flat screen tv. My room was very quiet. Very clean. Friendly efficient housekeeping staff. Nice selection for breakfast, however could have more of a variety of fresh fruit. Only apples and oranges. Excellent coffee and make your own Belgium waffle maker. Beautifully landscaped. Stop and smell all the beautiful roses. Great pool. Huge beautiful magnolia... More

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NYC, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very clean, comfortable, good service, good beds. Staff very helpful. Very close to great kosher grill restaurant. near synagogue and shopping. Nice pool.very clean, comfortable, good service, good beds. Staff very helpful. Very close to great kosher grill restaurant. near synagogue and shopping. Nice pool.

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

Dear Joshua K, Wow, thanks for the great review! as you found out, 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, friendly and clean. And after reading your review and that of others, it seems we are correct! Our location near San Diego State... More

Santa Clara, United States
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very close to SDSU, our purpose for coming to San Diego. Our room was a little small but considering the location and other factors, still a fine value. Wi-fi seemed to cut out sometimes and was frequently slow. Maybe a lot of people were using the network at the same time. We still plan on returning here when we visit... More

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

Dear David F, Thank you for giving us such high marks on your review. We do try very hard to please our guests, and being that we are an older property we are aware that our rooms may not be as spacious or as modern as many of the newer hotels. But one thing you can count on is cleanliness,... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good: Absolutely the best staff EVER at the desk. The rest: Welcome to 1959. No microwave, no refrigerator. No exercise room-wait, there IS a small pool, which is great if you can exercise by swimming laps in a circle, and it's not raining. Otherwise, well, El Cajon Boulevard is a great place to get a power-walk in. Or not.... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to review us. I am truly sorry that your stay was not as satisfying as it could have been. Our goal is to exceed every guest’s expectations and we take it very seriously when we fail. Let me say you are absolutely correct that the use of the pool is a... More

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Address: 6474 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA 92115
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
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