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BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

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Santa Monica, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This motel is located near San Diego State, not in the center of San Diego. It is located very close to Highway 8 which crosses from West to East and connects with all other freeways in the city. It is therefore cheaper than more central hotels. However, the quality of the motel is great. All staff are very helpful and... More 

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Los Angeles, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great mid sized hotel conveniently located for our activities, walkable to a handful of good restaurants, stores. Very friendly staff, very helpful. Great value for me and my family. Very nice clean pool. Good breakfast.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, and had a pleasant time while visiting our beautiful city. I'm glad you found our location to be conveniently located with great food selections within walking distance. We are a short 15-20 minute drive to many of... More 

Bloomington, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent staff. Housekeeping (Espe) outstanding. Pride in doing a good job shows. GM Len at check-in and Gilda at check-out treated us as old friends. Our 3rd stay at this property and once again happy with our experience.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you sharing your review with our TripAdvisor community! We appreciate you mentioning our staff, we all work hard to provide the best customer service to each guest we interact with. I do agree we do take great pride in the work we do; Espy has been with our company for over 15 years. Herself as many... More 

Sicamous, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff was great. Rooms are very clean. Breakfast is mostly carbs but hard boiled eggs and yogurt are available. Down side is the breakfast area is very small and people were lingering long after eating so table space was a hot commodity. The pizza takeout menu came I handy and I wish I'd have written down the name of it... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your your review with our TripAdvisor community! We appreciate you mentioning our great staff and very clean rooms. We are a modest, AAA 2-star rated hotel with a single-minded dedication to consistent service, quality, and value. I do agree our Breakfast Room is small, and can get very crowded during our busy, sold... More 

Lincoln, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean, comfortable, good breakfast, beautiful grounds and the hotel staff are professional. I always stay at this Best Western Hotel when I'm in the area on business. The rooms are clean and quiet and the beds are very comfortable. The landscape is exceptional with beautiful roses and green lawns. I see the same gardeners year after year.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your your review with our TripAdvisor community! We appreciate you becoming a loyal guest to our hotel. We are a modest, AAA 2-star rated hotel with a single-minded dedication to consistent service, quality, and value. As a small hotel, we strongly agree the Best Western Lamplighter Inn is a family friendly hotel. We... More 

St. Albert
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had never been to San Diego and after checking out the various hotels and locations on the internet came up with this hotel. We like smaller hotels and this one was perfect for us. Two storey complex, we stayed on top floor with a small kitchen. Older complex but everything clean, well maintained both inside and outside. The pool area... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking time to review us on TripAdvisor! We're delighted to hear your first experience in our beautiful city was a delightful one. As you mentioned we are an older hotel, but we do our best to keep it in the best shape. We are a modest, AAA 2-star rated hotel with a single-minded dedication... More 

San Clemente, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience was exceptional. The staff from reservations, check-in and maid service can be matched but not exceeded in quality of service. We had a king-sized bedroom with seating area, which was very comfortable, and at a price that was a great old American value.

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Customer Care at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Hello Duane298, We appreciate your great review! Our entire staff strives to make our guests stay as welcoming and comfortable as possible. We are all glad to have accomplished this for you during your visit and your words encourage us to keep up the good work. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our mini suite. Having the extra... More 

tustin, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site is well maintained and very comfortable. The staff is pleasant and helpful. We always stay at this location when visiting our daughter at SDSU. It is close to the campus and all of the good stuff in San Diego. It is great motel for the price.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you sharing your review with us! It's always pleasant to hear were were doing well. I'm glad you found our staff to be very pleasant and helpful, we all work together to provide the best customer service to each and every one of our guest. We are delighted to hear you have stayed with us before,... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The BEST experience in customer service, room comfort and location. The hotel is in the best location, very calm location with easy access to many shops, pharmacies and malls. Staff here are extremely courteous, approachable and make you feel comfortable. The room size and options are very convenient for families. We stayed here with family and had opted for a... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your FIVE STAR review. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share it with our TripAdvisor community! Reading your review left me amazed. Everyone here at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn works hard everyday to provide the best service to each and every one of our guest, and we THANK YOU for recognizing... More 

Costa Mesa, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the Best Western hotels I've stayed in never fail to deliver a fine night's stay. When I travel I like to get out and experience a city, etc. Best Western is the best basic, clean, quiet, and affordable hotel that offers all the amenities necessary for a simple stay. I personally do not need luxurities. I just need... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review with our TripAdvisor community! Were delighted to hear you found the Best Western Lamplighter Inn to be just the right fit for you. I'm glad you recognized what we're all about; a small AAA 2-diamond family owned hotel that is well located, friendly, and clean with a single-minded dedication... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites (a AAA 2-diamond hotel) is conveniently located 3/4 miles from San Diego State University, and only 15 minutes from Downtown, the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. Many of the rooms include kitchen facilities, making this the ideal place for an extended stay. Amenities include: complimentary expanded continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi and parking, and heated outdoor pool, Children 12 and under stay free. Pet friendly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

Address: 6474 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-2645
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $97 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU 2.5*
Number of rooms: 61
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Also Known As:
Best Western Lamplighter Inn And Suites At Sdsu Hotel San Diego
Best Western Lamplighter Hotel
Best Western San Diego
San Diego Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#27 Family Hotel in San Diego
#46 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#85 Business Hotel in San Diego
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