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BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here due to its location to SDSU and customer reviews. The prices are reasonable, the accommodations clean and the staff informative and friendly. I highly recommend staying here when you're just looking for a clean place to sleep but not if you are looking for a resort experience.

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Littleton, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great service and accomodations. Issue came up that was out o fBest Western's control, which they resolved. Breatfast was great! The pull out couch bed in the kitchen suite was very comfortable! This Best Western will be 1st choice next time we visit San Diego, CA.

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Chino Hills, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love Best Western's as you can typically depend on them to give you close to a nice hotel experience with motel prices. The one in Sedona is one of my favorite places to stay and will always set the bar for any venue. This visit in San Diego did not disappoint. We need something reasonable and close to SDSU... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very reasonably priced high quality hotel in San Diego which is a very expensive hotel market. This is my fourth time staying at the hotel. Its got a great breakfast for free, which ranges from fresh fruit, delicious free made waffles, steel cut oatmeal, great coffee, selection of dry cereals. The hotel is a little out of... More 

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

Thank you "Boomerworldtraveler" You completely get who we are, and myself and the rest of our team are grateful to read this review. While we are not a luxury, new property. We do offer very clean rooms, genuine hospitality, and are constantly working on updating and improving. We especially like that you understand our location, while inland about 20 minutes,... More 

Princeton, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Best Western was well kept, inside and out. It is located in a central area if you are looking to visit LEGOLAND or the zoo or even SeaWorld. It's only 2.5 hour trip to Universal Studios. The area was quiet.

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

Hi Anthony J, Wow, sounds like you and your family really had a chance to see a lot of what San Diego has to offer. We are happy to hear you enjoyed staying with us and found that we are great value and well located. It is with great pride that I am able to share this review as well... More 

Southern Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We opted for this particular BW because of the reviews on Trip Advisor. We were in San Diego for a family wedding and this hotel was one of the closer ones to the wedding site. Evelyn checked us in and she was extremely friendly & helpful. Even let us in our room early. The room was very neat & clean... More 

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

Hello "BessieKM" Thanks for your honest assessment of our property. As you noticed we really make an effort to be sure that guests are happy they chose to stay with us. Our friendly staff and very clean rooms is one of the reason we rate highly on this site and others. TripAdvisor is all about guest satisfaction and I am... More 

Sammamish, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Linens were spotless, building itself is old, but room and bathroom were very clean. However, we did find a bed bug in one of our beds. In checking the mattresses, we found that they had been zipped in plastic (?) protectors, so the hotel had made an effort to prevent infestation.

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

Dear Valued Guest, As soon as Front Desk received your call notifying us that you had found a bug, we immediately sent two of our most experienced staff members to inspect the room, they investigated thoroughly, but did not find evidence of any bed bugs. We actually implemented a very effective inspection procedure several years ago when the problem of... More 

Concord, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our one night stay on Wed, July 8, was simply perfect. The front desk staff was so warm and welcoming, and made sure we knew everything we needed to know about our accommodations. We stayed in room 108, so now I can happily say I've stayed in all 3 buildings of the Lamplighter (both suites and single rooms). We found... More 

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

Dear "Christine182" Wow! Being described as "Simply Perfect" is quite a compliment, and one that we are proud to read on this review. A lot of effort goes in the little things and any time a guest takes notice of them and then is willing to write about them online is a very happy occasion for us. We wish you... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time staying at this location. An older property, but very well maintained and clean. Nice little pool area with attractive landscaping. The room was very comfortable and clean, and well appointed. Kept forgetting it isn't a Plus property. Convenient location to the Stadium as well. The only drawback was limited parking spaces.

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

Dear Kim P, Thanks for the compliments, our focus is to provide great service consistently, quality rooms at a great value. It is true the free parking can be a challenge in the busier months, we are working on that issue, We appreciate that you took the time to write a review about us, and look forward to seeing you... More 

Chino Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose this hotel for a concert at Qualcomm Stadium. Close to fwy, many eateries, on busy street but not terribly noisy. Comfortable bed and room, no noticeable sounds from adjacent rooms. Parking was very tight with my midsize car, but SUV's seemed to squeeze in. Staff was very attentive and friendly, helped us with trolley station choice and directions, which... More 

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

Dear "drmama19" Thank you for your comments about your stay. It is always helpful to hear what our guests think and we read every review on this and other sites to see how we are doing. Most guests find us a great value with surprising good service and well above average cleanliness. I am glad those were things you enjoyed... More 

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