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Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

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#39 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whenever we have a special event or just a family visit, this best western fits the bill. Ithe staff is particularly helpful and pleasant. Grandkids love the pool. The best place to stay with a family.

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Reviewed April 19, 2017

We have stayed at this hotel many times over the years when visiting family and it's always excellent: clean, comfortable, attractive, with cheerful and helpful staff. The heated pool is a real plus. Although the breakfast room is a bit crowded, the quality is good and the staff encourages people to eat by the pretty pool. Internet is fast. We'll...

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Desk at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Hello Ruth S, We are truly grateful to have loyal guests, such as yourself! We are happy that you find most everything to your satisfaction. We appreciate that you notice our efforts to make our guests’ visits as comfortable and welcoming as possible. You’re probably aware that a remodel for the lobby and breakfast room are in the works in...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was absolutely thrilled with my stay. I am a guest who values cleanliness and my room was the cleanest I have seen. The staff were so friendly and knowledgeable. The breakfast was perfect. I was especially pleased to see hard boiled eggs (a favorite post-run treat). If I were a business traveler, the internet would not have been reliable...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nicely kept hotel near the campus. Very quiet and comfortable, just what I was hoping for. The breakfast choices were good. Ample parking. Wi-fi was nice to have. Easy to go out for a run in the adjacent residential areas or over to the SDSU campus.

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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, I'm delighted to hear your found our rooms to be very quiet and comfortable. Congratulations on your GRAD! We had a lot of families in town this weekend to celebrate all the graduates of SDSU. We believe our AAA 2-diamond hotel is well located, friendly, and clean with...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn was like being with my family. They were all professional and caring. Their helpfulness was unmeasurable and unending...every one of the staff! The friends I made at the hotel will be long remembered and I will definitely see them again!

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

Dear Brett, Thank you for such an awesome review! I'm delighted to hear we were just like family to you, as you were to us! We appreciate you mentioning how wonderful our staff is here at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites. As you know, our team from housekeeping to maintenance and front desk all work hard to provide...

La Puente, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel at San Diego (El Cajon) very quiet area. Extremely recommend this hotel at San Diego. Nice and Clean big parking lot secured area. Around the hotel wherever you go it is restaurant stores like Rite Aid and more.

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Desk at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Juan, Thank you for the FIVE star review on Trip Advisor! We greatly appreciate your feedback and happy to hear you enjoyed the location. As you mentioned there are a lot of great restaurant options nearby, some within walking distance. Our front desk staff can help guide you to the best ones. Our company culture is all about providing...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in safe residential area with lots of retail and eats close by. Rooms are very clean and comfortable and all the staff are excellent and friendly.Breakfast room can be busy but we prefer to use the trays provided to eat al fresco by the pool .We have found the Lamplighter to be affordable good value and is within a...

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Desk Agent at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear 25browns, Thank you for your wonderful review! We strive to give our guests extraordinary service and spotless, comfy rooms and we’re glad to see that we’ve accomplished this with you. As you said in your review, we are in a residential area with several strip malls sprinkling the college area. And while we are not in the hub of...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with family while on vacation, the location is pretty good as far as driving distance to all of the attractions - but nothing that great in walking distance. The staff was very friendly and personable, and addressed any issues we had quickly and fairly. Rooms were clean and had all the amenities we needed - noise sometimes was...

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, General Manager at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear toddone1, We want to thank you, for taking the opportunity to write such a great review regarding our property. Often other travelers looking to book at our property rely on real guests reviews like yours to get a feel for our beautiful cozy property service and location. As with any small business like ours, we understand that the greatest...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are clean and comfortable and the staff is great. Many years ago we chose this hotel because of the location, now we stay a week every year because it is reliably good and convenient to our family events. The pool is heated and clean and the breakfast room is nice with a variety of choices. And - the...

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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 review with our TripAdvisor community. I’m delighted to hear you have become a loyal customer and continue to stay with us during your visits to San Diego. As you mentioned we offer a free continental breakfast every morning. It has everything you need to start your morning. We also offer free parking,...

Buffalo, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a great place to stay at a reasonable price, book the Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites the next time you plan to vacation in San Diego. It's close to good restaurants and the city's attractions. The staff is friendly and helpful.It is kid-friendly as well.

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Desk at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Sandra C, Thank you for the 5 Star Review! TripAdvisor is all about guest satisfaction and as you can see by most of our reviews, we have some of the cleanest rooms, great service at competitive rates. Our staff works hard to make our guests feel welcomed and comfortable during their visits. As you mentioned there are a lot...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $110 - $219 (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
#45 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#84 Business Hotel in San Diego
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We enjoyed our suite at the ground level.”
rtbeck70, Jan 23, 2017 | Read review
“There are only 2 floors to this hotel. We preferred the first floor, but we would accept the second floor here if necessary.”
583patt, Dec 30, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs at the back of the property are very quiet.”
duane298, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
“If you are visiting with family, you may want to check on all room options and choose the appropriate one.”
lathagangadharan, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“If noise does bother you, I've learned to turn on the low fan to create white noise to sleep better.”
DanaMom4Life, Jul 10, 2016 | Read review
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