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The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, San Diego, United States of America

3.5-star3.5 stars
2223 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA, 92104, United States of America

3.5-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Balboa Park
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Pool
Great pool
Bar
Bar is awesome
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, San Diego, United States of America

from Rs6,363
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Poolside
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Family Suite
  • Bungalow, 2 Bedrooms
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible
  • Standard Single Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Bungalow, 3 Bedrooms
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Poolside
  • Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View
  • Premium Room, Pool View
  • Family Suite, Accessible
  • Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Patio
  • Luxury Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Patio

What’s around The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, San Diego, United States of America

Landmarks

  • In University Heights
  • Balboa Park - 20 min walk
  • San Diego Zoo - 34 min walk
  • Mission Valley Mall - 34 min walk
  • San Diego Natural History Museum - 40 min walk
  • Fleet Science Center - 40 min walk
  • San Diego Model Railroad Museum - 42 min walk
  • Old Globe Theater - 43 min walk

Getting around

  • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) - 16 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) - 11 min drive
  • Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.) - 35 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field) - 21 min drive
  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) - 35 min drive
  • San Diego-Old Town Transit Center - 12 min drive
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 13 min drive
  • San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station - 18 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 133 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-11:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

WiFi rated super fast

  • Great for browsing, email, gaming and videochat

Transport

Parking

  • Self parking (limited) *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1394
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • Year Built - 1946
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 37-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Dining

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.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities

Nearby

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

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, San Diego, United States of America’s small print

Also known as

  • Club Bungalows
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  • Hotel Lafayette
  • Hotel Swim
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  • Lafayette Swim Club
  • Lafayette Swim Club Bungalows

Policies

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.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

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.

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

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

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 25.00 (subject to availability)

Self parking costs USD 22 per night with in/out privileges

Refrigerators are available for an additional charge

Rollaway beds are available for USD 20 per night

Breakfast costs between USD 6 and USD 14 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very good 8.2 From 1,264 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Thank you
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Christine, us4 night business trip
Good 6.0
A lovely vintage property in need of refreshing
Looking at the website and checking out the photos, it looked like a wonderful step back in time. The reviews were decent, so we decided to book for the one night we were in town (March 5, 2020). Once past the nice-appearing common areas on the main floor, one began to notice a number of things that, collectively, gave the impression of a tired property that was in need of some TLC throughout. The walls in the hallway were significantly scraped and needed painting; the door frame was gouged and dented; the roman shade in our room was at a permanent slant; the large photo over the desk had slipped down crooked within the matte; there was a noticeable area of water damage at the bottom of the wall next to the bathtub; the tile in the bathroom looked like it needed a good scrub; the in-wall HVAC unit was incredibly loud and not very effective; and more. We decided to ask if there might be another room available that we could move to. The front desk staff was very accommodating and let me look at a room in the long, low wings surrounding the pool. While larger, it was also a bit tired looking and had a big chunk out of the old Formica top on the vanity. We decided not to move. One might respond to this review by saying that the property is kept in its vintage style to maintain its historic vibe and recapture the era. I completely agree and hope that the owners continue to embrace this approach. But vintage does not imply tired or worn. This place needs a good refreshing.
us1 night trip
Good 6.0
Beautiful hotel, but...
We loved the classic look and historicalness behind the hotel. The beds were comfy and a good location. But we had 2 different rooms while there and both had issues keeping the water on the shower warm. It would go from warm to HOT to freezing in the 1st room. The 2nd we kept having to turn the heat up and up then when it couldnt go no more, had a short period of time before it would cool off. So hopefully they get that issue fixed. But aside of that, we had a lovely time.
us2 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
In many ways this is a very good hotel, however the carpeting needs to be changed
Iraj, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The Lafayette is great; friendly, excellent front desk service, especially Juan, and wonderful pool
us1 night business trip

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, San Diego, United States of America

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