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BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

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Sicamous, Canada
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Thank David N
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 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Thank duane298
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 1 week 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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Thank Jon B
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 1 week 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 1 week 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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Thank Peter S
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 

California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Experienced excellent service from all members of the staff that we came in contact with. Room very clean, nice size, comfortable beds and had the features that we like, tv, microwave, refrigerator, and ac. Excellent continental breakfast with great choices.

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

Hello Voodoomedman, Thank you for your 5 star review! Our staff strives to give great service, spotless rooms, along with amenities that will make your visit a comfortable one. We are very happy that we accomplished our goal during your stay! You mentioned the breakfast, which is complimentary to all our guests. We know breakfast is important to getting your... More 

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

Great Hotel and location. This hotel was great no problems that I noticed what so ever. Never had problems getting parking, kids loved the pool and breakfast. The rooms were clean and spacious. We had a group stay with 3 rooms and they were close together and each group had a great time. I would recommend this hotel to anyone.

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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 FIVE STAR review with our TripAdvisor community! I'm glad to hear you did not encounter any problems during your stay. We appreciate you mentioning our clean and spacious rooms. Our housekeeping team works hard to ensure each room is spotless. We are a modest, AAA 2-star rated hotel with a single-minded dedication... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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177 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice motel at the edge of the boulevard. Friendly staff. We had a nice and big room with a beautiful bathroom. The breakfast is available to the host. The room is a bit small, but you can take to prevail. We have taken the outdoor pool which is fine. There is a place for grilling. Parking available. Attention if... More 

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Thank 683jeans
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 share your review with our TripAdvisor community. We sincerely appreciate your feedback! I do agree our breakfast room can get a bit tight, especially on our sold out nights. We encourage our guest to enjoy their breakfast out by our outdoor heated pool. There's plenty of seating with great shade... More 

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Amenities

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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 )
Things to do
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • 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 - $146 (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
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#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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