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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 2 bars/lounges. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a fitness center, 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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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. The property also offers a grocery/convenience store. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. 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 10000 square feet (929 square meters) include a conference center and conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2012.

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

  • Free WiFi
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Outdoor pool
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Poolside bar
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Long-term parking (surcharge)
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 929
  • One meeting room
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Computer station
  • Express check-out
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Television in lobby
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Elevator/lift
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • Total number of rooms - 131
  • Year Built 1946
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Grocery/convenience store

Internet

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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • iPod docking station
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free newspaper
  • Free local calls
  • In-room safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Private bathroom
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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, brunch, lunch, and dinner. 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

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.

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Accessibility

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

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

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 13 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

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

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 8.00 per night
  • Early check-in fee: USD 25.00
  • Deposit: USD 100/500 per stay
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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