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Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

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Denver, United States
Reviewed 26 July 2014

The suite we stayed in had two separate rooms and a small kitchenette hence plenty of room for family of five. The location is okay not far from Mission Beach, Point Loma and Downtown areas. The Breakfast eating area is very small so really only complaint.

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

Dear Valued Guest – thank you for the review of your recent stay with us. Though we were concerned that we had not met your expectations because of the 3-star rating, when we looked more closely, we were happy to see that you rated us highly on value, location, cleanliness, service, etc. Thank you! It is true that our breakfast...

Nashua, New Hampshire
Reviewed 23 July 2014

My daughter and I were traveling to SDSU for her orientation. BW Lamplighter was very affordable, free breakfast and pool. It was very close to SDSU and many stores, restaurants nearby. Normally Marriott is our hotel of choice. I was pleasantly surprised with this Best Western. It was quick and easy to get to SDSU and would recommend BW Lamplighter.

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

Dear "5redsox", Thank you for this great review, since we are within a mile of San Diego State University, we have had the pleasure of meeting so many SDSU parents over the years. Often times they choose to stay with us from orientation all the way up to graduation! Our staff really gets to know some of them so well...

TORONTO, Canada
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Saw a lot of good reviews for this hotel from Trip Advisor so we tried it out. The room was kept clean at all times and the amenities provided were of good quality. However, the room and furnitures were quite dated. As well, they do not know how to appreciate memebers of the gold crown club.

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

Dear Valued Guest : We appreciate you taking the time to review our hotel. We do appreciate feedback from all of our guests. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Our goal is to exceed every guest’s expectations and we take it very seriously when we fail. We do our best...

Reviewed 19 July 2014

Excellent accomodations at this location. Loved our room and the staff was excellent. Also found the breakfast to have a great variety, fresh and plentiful. Perfect location to SDSU which was the reason for our visit. Recommend! :)

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

Dear Valued Guest, When it comes to choosing where to stay, we realize how important location is, and for that reason I appreciate that you took the time to make sure we were the right fit for you. Our hotel is perfect for some, and not the right choice for others. Since we are not downtown, at the beach or...

Murrieta, United States
Reviewed 18 July 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Best Western Grant Park from July 8th to the 12th, and we were very happy with our accommodations. In reading some of the reviews prior to booking, it’s very apparent that many people go to a less expensive hotel and expect 5 star all the way. This is unrealistic. If you are looking...

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Orange, Virginia
Reviewed 16 July 2014

After staying here 2 years ago, we decided to stay again when we returned to San Diego to visit family. For us, the location is ideal since family lives east of town and yet we could get to the downtown attractions is a short time. The motel exterior is attractive with beautifully maintained landscaping and a clean looking pool that...

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

Dear "MadArchaeo", We appreciate you taking the time to tell others about your stay, both the positive and otherwise. You are 100% correct about the breakfast options, and I have listened carefully and we now offer a spread and actual butter, and next week we will begin offering both light and regular yogurt. I really appreciate you mentioning the steel...

Lakewood, California
Reviewed 15 July 2014

I was floored by how wonderful the staff is at this hotel. I called in and let them know my girlfriend and I would be celebrating our anniversary. Not only did they leave rose petals on the bed and a gift basket in the room, but they upgraded us to a luxury sweet free of charge. It gave our vacation...

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

Greetings Jeff, It was a pleasure having you both stay at our hotel. San Diego has so much to offer, and because of this, we realize there are several lodging choices out there, so when any guest decides to stay with us makes it that much more important to us, especially on such a special occasion. We were happy to...

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Reviewed 15 July 2014

The front desk person at the hotel is very friendly and welcoming. Breast has a great variety. You can make your fresh, warm waffle with the waffle maker. The breakfast room is small but you can take it to the pool area. You got free in-room wifi and free parking, too. There is a pretty nice Japanese restaurant right next...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate hearing from all of our guests. These reviews show us not only our areas of strength, but also the areas in which we can improve. Thank you for recognizing our wonderful and dedicated staff. Our team takes great pride in their work as we want...

Mission Viejo, California, United States
Reviewed 10 July 2014

This is a relatively nice, smaller sized motel in a not-touristy area. I'm sure great for families of students attending SDSU, but not a place I'd really recommend if you want to come for even a short vacation in San Diego. However, the staff was friendly and accommodating, and the rooms were clean and maintained. Parking lot is on the...

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

Dear Valued Guest, hank you for your review about your recent stay at our hotel. I was pleased that our staff made your stay a pleasurable one. They truly are a large part of why we rate so highly with our guests. I am sorry you were disappointed in our location. As you mentioned, we are an excellent choice for...

Anaheim, United States
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Great motel I have staayed here several times before. In a nice part of San Diego. There are many popular restaurants and stores in the area. The bed was comfortable and the area was quiet. San Diego is a great place for vacations.

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BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Guest Services at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review and recommend us. It's nice to hear that you appreciate all the features offered in the College Area of San Diego. There is quite a diverse number of restaurants and our front desk team is always ready to help our guests find the perfect dining spot. Thank you for...

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  • 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
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: €99 - €199 (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.”
rtbeck70, 23 Jan 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, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs at the back of the property are very quiet.”
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.”
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.”
DanaMom4Life, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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