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The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

The moment I walked in I was greeted by friendly staff. The vintage furniture and old photos give the hotel a 50's-60's retro vibe. Amanda, who was working the front desk, was more than accommodating from check in to check out. Any request made was...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Lafayette offered us a great view of the pool from our balcony and we loved the hotel and it’s stylish funkiness, especially the lobby and lounging areas. The presence of the fantastic Finest City Improv Theater on-site is a huge plus, and the Red...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Restaurant was great, rooms and bungalows were nice (we stayed in both), staff was friendly and helpful. Fabulous old car/model train museum a few blocks away. Russian, Ethiopian, East African, and other restaurants across street or nearby.

Thank danieldodson42
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great place to stay when your husband is stuck 2 blocks away in a hospital! That was my experience, being out of state, with no where to stay--my daughter found the Lafayette for me during a most stressful ordeal, and it was a...More

Thank deborah b
Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 3 days ago

Dear Deborah, Thank you for your generous review. We are sorry to hear of your husband's health concerns and the stress that must have caused for you and your family. It gives us great pride to serve guests in all manners of circumstance, and we...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Arrived here on Feb. 13,2018 for a short 4 day stay. The Hotel is Old built in about the late 50,s or early 60,s with a Hollywood Theme. The check in was smooth and the mood was nice. A man was playing a piano in...More

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

Dear Terry, 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, because we realize how important they are...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Business Center with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$106 - $229 (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
Details
Price range
$106 - $229 (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
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Traveler (472)
Room & Suite (421)
Pool & Beach (89)
Dining (80)
Amenities (70)
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Family and Play Areas (6)
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PtcK2012
February 13, 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
April 21, 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
April 5, 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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