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    The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

    2223 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92104-1103
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed at the Lafayette for a girls night right before my best friend's wedding. We stayed on a Thursday in early Sept and the pool still had a good amount of people there! We had a poolside room, which I highly recommend! We could...More

    Thank mogata721
    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear about the pleasant stay you and the ladies had here at The Lafayette, and that you appreciated our unique style and ideal location. Indeed, our staff works hard to give our guests great service, and...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    We booked The Lafayette because of the New York Times article, "36 Hours in San Diego." The updated "motel-style" rooms are large -our 2nd floor room overlooked the pool with our own balcony. The pool is 25 meters, perfect for laps, plus has a 7ft...More

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    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 17 March 2017

    Dear Sue, We are so happy that the NYT article led you to the Lafayette. Our staff takes great pride in the quality of service provided to our guests, thank you for your kind words. Guests often comment on our ideal location, close to so...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I had a very enjoyable over night stay. The price I was able to pay was amazing and almost half of what other hotels charged. The hotel is in a really interesting location. The room is a little dated, but the bed still very comfortable,...More

    Thank Jayda L
    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Jayda, Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear about the pleasant stay you had here at The Lafayette, and that you appreciated our unique style, as well as the value we offer. As you mentioned, we have a variety of events...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I had a wonderful time at this hotel when I stayed here in November 2015. This time, however my room was a little weird -- dark, drab, and with some strange open space where there should be furniture. I love the decor in the reception...More

    Thank Toni_Mara
    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Toni, Thank you for your review and feedback. We are happy that you are repeat guest. We also appreciate your feedback regarding our rooms. We continue to make improvements and updates on the decor because we realize how important it is to our guests....More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My husband and I had a quick tour of the foyer with the General Manager in May 2017. He so enthralled us with the history of the hotel and pool that when we returned to San Diego, we had to stay here. The entrance is...More

    1  Thank The_Coasters
    Response from David C, Manager at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & BungalowsResponded 1 week ago

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$103 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #8 Green Hotel in San Diego
    • #63 Business Hotel in San Diego
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 133
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    Colin T
    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
    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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    5 April 2017|
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    Not sure--I didn't need either
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    "we stayed in a double queen...last minute deal. would have loved a king"
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    "Rooms on the first floor are very noisy if there is a wedding or even going on downstairs."
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    "Ask for a room as far away from the pool are as possible."
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