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4.0 of 5 guest rating
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Bungalow, 2 Bedrooms
1 Double Bed 1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Poolside
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Suite
1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
3.5-star San Diego hotel in University Heights, near Balboa Park

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities
Grocery/convenience store

Location

Located in University Heights, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, and Hotel Circle. San Diego Air and Space Museum and San Diego City College are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

This 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 133 rooms offer free WiFi, iPod docks, and LCD TVs with cable channels. Room service, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

2223 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104

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 wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A 24-hour business center is on site at this 3.5-star property. Event facilities measuring 15000 square feet (1394 square meters) include a conference center. 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).

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows has designated areas for smoking.

  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Conference space
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Year Built 1946
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Computer station
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1394
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15000
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference center
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Television in common areas
  • Total number of rooms - 133
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows offers 133 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and safes. 37-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This San Diego hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • iPod docking station
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Cable TV service

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.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. 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 animals are allowed

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 14 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 18.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 25.00 (subject to availability)
  • 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.

Hotel Names

  • Club Bungalows
  • Hotel Lafayette
  • Hotel Swim
  • Lafayette Hotel
  • Lafayette Hotel Swim Club
  • Lafayette Hotel Swim Club & Bungalows
  • Lafayette Hotel Swim Club & Bungalows San Diego
  • Lafayette Swim Club
  • Lafayette Swim Club Bungalows
  • Lafayette Swim Club Bungalows San Diego
  • Lafayette Hotel San Diego
  • Lafayette San Diego
  • Lafayette Hotel Swim Club Bungalows San Diego
  • Lafayette Hotel Swim Club Bungalows

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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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