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3-star hotel near San Diego Zoo

Location

Located in the heart of San Diego, this hotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from San Diego Zoo and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Balboa Park. Mission Valley Mall and Balboa Park Carousel are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and a 24-hour business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 131 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus iPod docks and LCD TVs with cable channels. Free newspapers, free local calls, and safes are among the other amenities that guests will find.

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The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 10,000 square feet (929 square meters) include a conference center. This business-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2012.

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows is a smoke-free property.

  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Television in lobby
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Terrace
  • Concierge services
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Fitness facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 131
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Elevator/lift
  • Year Built 1946
  • Bar/lounge
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Computer station
  • Luggage storage
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • One meeting room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (meters) - 929
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10,000
  • Conference center
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Free parking nearby
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wedding services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Poolside bar
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Internet

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Parking

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

Room Amenities

  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Cable TV service
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • iPod docking station
  • In-room safe
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • LCD TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
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Where to Eat

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 11 AM.

Hope 46 - This poolside restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Red Fox Restaurant - This steakhouse specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

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Nearby Things to Do

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
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Accessibility

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Hotel Policies

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service dogs are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

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Fees

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We should mention

Children 13 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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