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BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

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Sellersville, United States
Reviewed 4 July 2014

This hotel has excellent staff, good food for breakfast, and a very comfortable pool. The weather is great and the hotel is clean and homey. The staff provided some special items for my wife who is disabled. They took special care to make sure she had everything she needed to make her stay safe and rewarding. the check in and...

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Dear Charles D, From the entire team and myself, it is always great to read a review such as yours. TripAdvisor is all about guest satisfaction, and any time we receive a special request or inquiry we do our best to accommodate whatever the needs are of all of our guests. Also, I wanted to especially thank you for doing...

Huntington Beach, United States
Reviewed 3 July 2014

If you looking for an average hotel at an above average price this location meets that. its your basic room with noisy air conditioning unit, cramped room with dated furniture and shower with fluctuating water temperature, sometime too hot then suddenly cold and then back to hot. The fact it is near SDSU likley makes it a more expensive room...

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Sellerville, United States
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We were in the San Diego area for a family wedding. I would absolutely recommend this hotel! The staff was friendly and helpful; the rooms were clean and comfortable. The breakfast gave a satisfying start to the day. And being a little bit out of San Diego "city", the gas prices were a little cheaper.

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

Well Thank You Barbara G, We are so glad your family chose to stay with us on the joyous occasion. While we are not everyone's cup of tea, we do have a single-minded dedication to consistent service, quality and value. We believe our AAA 2-diamond hotel is well located, friendly and very clean. And you are spot on when you...

St George, Ut, United States
Reviewed 30 June 2014

this site that we stayed was to say it was not what we seen on the internet, this site to say was a bad experance for us. The drive time to get to this location was over 600 miles and to find out it did not have a elevator as we were on the 2nd floor and being handy cap...

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Davis, CA
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel for 1 week while I was in San Diego for work. I stayed in one of the rooms that had a full kitchen and was pleased to find a small fridge, microwave, and stove with utensils. The room was very clean, the place was relatively quiet, and it was an easy commute to where I...

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Phoenix
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Was in San Diego to attend my brother's wedding. Enjoyed my stay very much. Very reasonable price for two nights in June when most hotels were rather expensive. Only a couple of complaints. I did see a spider coming down the ceiling...killed it myself. Sink faucet seemed to have a leak but I mentioned it to the gal who assisted...

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Santa Clarita, United States
Reviewed 20 June 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights, and it was a very good experience. The room was clean, the atmosphere was good, and the staff were helpful and friendly. This is really as much as one could expect from any Inn. When in town, I would stay here again.

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Arlinton, Ma, United States
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Overall very good experience. Facility was clean throughout. Only points off are for the breakfast, it needs some hot items to compete with similar hotels. For some reason TripAdvisor is saying I need at least 200 characters in the review section, so this is just filler. I wish TripAdvisor would change that to help present to the point reviews.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 June 2014

My room was simple and clean. Regular TV, regular bed. But, room & bathroom were very clean, and had than 'new' feeling. Hotel has enough parking spaces. Check inn & out was fast and accurate. Breakfast was a regular 'continental breakfast'. But, no shortages or not fresh produce. my cup of juice and bagel was waiting for me :).

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Reviewed 16 June 2014

Well appointed and extremely clean rooms. Excellent in-room amenities and delicious breakfast included in hotel's breakfast room. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The pool area is lovely. Parking can be tight when full.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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
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  • 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
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: RM469 - RM863 (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
#45 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#84 Business Hotel in San Diego
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“We enjoyed our suite at the ground level.”
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“There are only 2 floors to this hotel. We preferred the first floor, but we would accept the second floor here if necessary.”
 of 5 bubbles 583patt, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs at the back of the property are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles duane298, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you are visiting with family, you may want to check on all room options and choose the appropriate one.”
 of 5 bubbles lathagangadharan, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If noise does bother you, I've learned to turn on the low fan to create white noise to sleep better.”
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