Lafayette Hotel - San Diego

2223 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, United States, 92104  show map
 3 stars
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Lafayette Hotel - San Diego

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 12 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Solarium

Spa & wellness center

Verified Reviews:

  • Tv was nice - Dirty towel - Room was nicely decorated
  • Good air conditioner - Room was big - Would stay there again
  • Room was clean - Bathroom was filthy - Beds comfortable
  • Free breakfast - It is well located - Free wireless network
  • Free parking - Jacuzzi was not clean - Staff was nice

Overview

The contemporary 3-star Lafayette Hotel offers an ideal spot in an entertainment area close to a zoo, restaurants and a stadium. Featuring colonial architecture, the hotel was renovated in 2012.

Just 3 km from the center of San Diego known for Old Globe Theatre, Fall Brewing Company and Balboa Park. A theater and a museum as well as a valley and gardens are in a short distance from the property.

San Diego Zoo is 2.4 km from the hotel and Hillcrest San Diego is 2.5 km away.

A local bus stop lies within 200 meters away. The hotel is located 10 minutes walk from San Diego International airport.

Rooms

Lafayette Hotel offers non-smoking rooms with a work desk, Wi-Fi, a stereo system, a laptop safe and satellite TV as well as kitchenware, a microwave and a dishwasher. Bathrooms are appointed with bath sheets, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Guests can wine and dine at the exceptional restaurant, featuring fresh local cuisine. Refreshing drinks, seafood and steaks are available at the poolside bar. Serving a wide range of dishes, Taco Bell can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Guests can use wake up service, laundry and shopping service as well as a lift, a safe deposit box and a car park.

Relax

A wellness centre and a solarium are available for guests' relaxation. On-site fitness amenities include a fitness centre and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 12 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   132.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Souvenir shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Animation team
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Lafayette Hotel - San Diego San Diego location
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Hotel Address:

2223 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, United States, 92104

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City Center
  • San Diego
    1.7 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Coaster Santa Fe Station
    3.1 mi
  • Amtrak
    3.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    132

Rooms and availability

Lafayette Hotel photos Room Standard King Room
Standard King Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 260 sq. feet
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Main building room features a King size bed, work desk, private bathroom with all modern conveniences.

Lafayette Hotel photos Room Accessible King Room
Accessible King Room
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Main building room features a King size bed, work desk, private bathroom with all modern conveniences. The room is handicap accessible.

Lafayette Hotel photos Room Standard Queen Room
Standard Queen Room
Bed type: Double bed
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Main building room features two Queen size beds, work desk, private bathroom with all modern conveniences.

Lafayette Hotel photos Room Poolside Queen Room
Poolside Queen Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 380 sq. feet
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The room with direct pool access via patio or second floor balcony features two Queen size beds, work desk, private bathroom with all modern conveniences.

How to reach hotel

hotel Lafayette Hotel - San Diego San Diego location
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Hotel Address:

2223 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, United States, 92104

Get directions
City Center
  • San Diego
    1.7 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Coaster Santa Fe Station
    3.1 mi
  • Amtrak
    3.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    132

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What's nearby

Places of interest

Stadiums

  • Starworks Arena - 5000 ft

Museums

  • J A Cooley Museum - 1700 ft
  • Funktional Artifacts - 3000 ft
  • Artisan Row - 5000 ft
  • San Diego Cultural Arts Allnc - 1.2 mi
  • Villa Montezuma Museum - 1.3 mi
  • Marston House - 1.3 mi
  • Adams Avenue Park - 1.4 mi

Parks

  • Morley Field Recreation - 1.1 mi

Halls

  • Inn Suites Hotels San Diego - 400 ft
  • Carl's Rentals - 2300 ft
  • Saint John's Parish Hall - 2700 ft
  • Independent Order-Odd Fellows - 3700 ft
  • Wabash Hall - 1.2 mi
  • Normal Heights Hall - 1.2 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • Mueller Massage Svc - 2700 ft
  • Marinello School of Beauty - 4300 ft
  • Azusa Pacific University - 1.1 mi
  • Pde - 1.1 mi
  • Keller Graduate School of Mgmt - 1.3 mi
  • Foundation College San Diego - 1.4 mi
  • Ucsd Neuro Surgery - 1.4 mi

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Kindred Hospital-San Diego - 1000 ft
  • San Diego Hospice - 1.2 mi
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital - 1.2 mi
  • Univ Of Ca San Diego Med Ctr - 1.4 mi

Casinos

  • Venture Catalyst Inc - 1.4 mi

Golf courses and Country clubs

Local attractions

  • Spreckels Park - 4.9 mi
    Orange Ave btwn 6th & 7th Sts, Coronado
  • Lake Murray - 6.1 mi
    5540 Kiowa Drive, La Mesa
  • Silver Strand State Beach - 8.3 mi
    5000 Hwy 75, Coronado
  • Coronado Municipal Beach - 5.8 mi
    Silver Strand Blvd, Coronado
  • Living Coast Discovery Center - 8.2 mi
    1000 Gunpowder Point Drive, Chula Vista
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    132
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Lafayette Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Lafayette Hotel

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 191 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    7.4

    Interesting older building in a central location in San Diego. Short drives to downtown or to the beaches.

    Leaking plumbing fixture in the bathroom.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Staff was friendly and hotel was quiet. Could use some updating on the rooms but for the price it is just fine.

  • Single
    8.8

    Safety, convenience of garage

    Screen was torn on one window and non existent on the other. No slip strips in bathtub weren't long enough. I nearly slipped getting into the tub.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    Great pool, skimpy pool towels, adequate continental breakfast. Staff argued with each other at the front desk a bit. Nice history.

    some construction noise, but realize you need to maintain an old hotel.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    On the web-site sayd they have a continental breakfast,however there wasnt there,we were desapointed.For that price they should have.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    Historic hotel with modern amenities. Great quality room for an even better rate.

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    The second room was much cleaner and did not smell of smoke.

    The first room we were assigned had a very strong smoke smell even though the hotel is supposed to be smoke free. The carpet was stained and the couch had rips in it. When approaching the staff they offer to spray for the smell but did not want to change the room until I insisted.

  • Family with children
    5.0

    Too noisey and lots of party goers for sure. Not recommend for a family with children. Pool had green alge and spa was way too hot to enjoy!

  • Single
    8.2

    I enjoyed the price for the room considering the size of it (it was very spacious).

  • Family with children
    6.6

    The architecture and atmoshere of the hotel was awesome. I loved that it has a history.

    We found the cleanliness of the facilities to be lacking. The pool and hot tub needed a good tile scrubbing and the hot tub smelled. I also didn't like that there was no information about the city inside the room. There were information sheets about cabs, local restaurants, and directions at the front desk, but it is nice to have a city guide in your room. As well, there were no instructions on how to use the phone and I had to call the front desk (had to figure that one out), several times to get information. I also was disappointed that we had checked in with four people, yet both days we were there we were only alloted 2 towels for the four of us. I had to ask twice to get extra towels.

  • Group of friends
    5.4

    Poor service. Not much value for money. They charged nearly 125 yet it was only like a normal room. Not even conditioner or lotion available.

  • Group of friends
    4.2

    Location was ok

    Did not care for it at all . Staff were rude. Several things ,in the so called remodeled rooms ,were broke . Shower went from cold to scolding and back again to cold . Room was very plane and could use a good dusting

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Location is great!

    The pool is a unique experience. It is a hot spot for trendy locals looking to mingle (none of whom are actually hotel guests). If you are into 20-somethings with lots of tattoos- this is the place for you!

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Initially I was very upset. They are undergoing a major renovation and I was in an old room. There was dirt at bottom of glass door. The blanket was holey. The bathroom was clean but sink was bearly attatched to wall.After speaking to staff I was moved to renovated room next day. I would love to see the place after full enovation. It is very historic and quaint. Breakfast lacks fruits and protein but price was excellent!

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    no ice bucket, remodeling going on, poor continental breakfast, lack of bath linens.

How to reach hotel

hotel Lafayette Hotel - San Diego San Diego location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

2223 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, United States, 92104

Get directions
City Center
  • San Diego
    1.7 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Coaster Santa Fe Station
    3.1 mi
  • Amtrak
    3.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    132