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    The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

    2223 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92104-1103
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          US$212
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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Really the anti thesis of bland plastic us hotels. At a reasonable price you can enjoy a beautiful place with genuinely friendly staff. Also you can actually swim in the hotel pool. A must do hotel that you shouldn't missMore

          Thank Chris B
          Response from Stephen F, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 2 weeks ago

          Dear Chris, Your 5 Star review made our day! Our staff takes great pride in the quality of service provided to our guests; thanks for recognizing them! In addition, we are proud of our epic Weissmuller Pool, and we are so happy that you could...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          The only reason for not giving a 5 star is the worlds worst wifi. No access points force to go into the lobby to use the wifi where loud visitors setup banquet conventions and the restaurant. The rooms were nice, extra nice for the rate....More

          Thank JimDeBerry
          Response from Stephen F, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 2 weeks ago

          Dear Jim, Thank you for your review and feedback. We are happy that you appreciated key aspects of our hotel and we met or exceeded your expectations in most respects. We also appreciate your feedback regarding our wifi system. We continue to make improvements on...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          We were in town for a family members wedding and the staff couldn't have handled the volume better! Service was wonderful on the pool deck and in the on site bar. The wedding took place in the lobby and the setup was beautiful. Cocktail hour...More

          Thank Andrea S
          Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 2 weeks ago

          Dear Andrea, We are happy to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay, and the wedding went well! Our staff takes great pride in the quality of service provided to our guests, and we will share your shout-out with them. We also appreciate you mentioning...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          The hotel is very clean and it is centrally located. The swimming pool area has plenty of seating and it is an excellent place to hang out during the day! Our room was spacious and clean. The customer service at this hotel was pretty good,...More

          Thank Kiran D
          Response from Stephen F, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 2 weeks ago

          Dear Kiran, We are so glad to hear that we here at The Lafayette were able to offer you a stay worth coming back to. Our staff takes great pride in the quality of service provided to our guests; thanks for recognizing them! In addition,...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          We booked this hotel last minute for a 4 night stay. I was hesitant about the location but was really suprised. The pool is beautiful, our room had character and the staff were really great. I was assured by Angel Q we would enjoy our...More

          Thank Kimberley G
          Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 3 weeks ago

          Dear Kimberley, Thank you for your review and kind words! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your 4 night stay with us!. Guests often comment on our unique style, our beautiful Weissmuller pool, and that our neighborhood is "up and coming"; we are...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Conference Facilities
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
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          • US$126 - US$291 (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
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 133
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          • San Diego
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          • Lafayette San Diego
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Colin T
          How much is charged for the security deposit at this hotel?
          22 April 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
          Is there an iron and ironing board in the room
          5 April 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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          Annette M
          Is there an iron and ironing board in the room
          5 April 2017|
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          Response from DanielDiNicola | Reviewed this property |
          Not sure--I didn't need either
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          Room Tips
          "Upstairs quieter than downstairs. Try not to get a room above the attached bar/restaurant or you'll smell..."
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          "I think the higher floor rooms would be quieter but pool access is easier on the lower floors. Personal..."
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          "If you want privacy, stay in the bungalows"
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          "the suites are off the hook"
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