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    The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

    2223 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92104-1103
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I booked a two night "pride special" this past weekend (it was a two night minimum with no refunds two weeks before the stay). I booked this hotel on a recommendation from my partner, who had stayed at the Lafayatte last year and said it...More

    Thank NurseNili
    Hotel's Favorite
    Reviewed March 16, 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

    2  Thank SueKarJul
    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded March 17, 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 1 week ago

    This place is cute!! Super charming facade and pool area, lots of old school charm. The staff couldn't be nicer and the food at the Hope 46 was amazing (seriously one of the best Bloody Marys I've ever had)! So why the three star review?!...More

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

    Dear Victor, We appreciate your review and feedback. We are glad to hear that you had a mostly positive experience staying with us. Our staff works hard to give our guests great service, and we appreciate the kind words. Guests often comment on our Hope...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The hotel itself is great for family, and very nice lobby, with that classy feeling. Our unit had two bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs. Sofa, living room and kitchen downstairs. However, a few minor things prevented me to give a 4/5 stars: 1) The unit...More

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

    Dear Ronald, Thank you for your review! We are glad that you had a mostly pleasant stay with us. We work hard to maintain our unique style and charm, and always appreciate when guests recognize that hard work. We are sorry to hear about some...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Loved the Bungalows ! We went on an amazing family vacation and the bungalow was exactly what we needed. Staff was friendly and helpful. The only thing to caution people with families is that this is a very "happening" spot, there are tons of people...More

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

    Dear Renee, Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear about the pleasant stay you and your family had with us here at The Lafayette. Indeed, our staff works hard to give our guests great service, and we are pleased that you appreciated...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • $125 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #9 Green Hotel in San Diego
    • #12 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
    • #63 Business Hotel in San Diego
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 133
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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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    April 5, 2017|
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    Response from DanielDiNicola | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure--I didn't need either
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    "If you get a bungalow ask for the room on the 50's side it gets less sun in the mornings and has..."
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    "Stay in the bungalow if it is a family trip"
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