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This family-friendly San Diego hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of San Diego Zoo and Mission Valley Mall. Balboa Park is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away.
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.
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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
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.
This 3.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 15000 square feet (1394 square meters) include a conference center. This family-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 has designated areas for smoking.
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
- 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
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Pool sun loungers
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor pool
- Computer station
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (meters) - 1394
- Luggage storage
- Long-term parking (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- 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
- One meeting room
- Number of buildings/towers - 5
- Wedding services
- Multilingual staff
- Free newspapers in lobby
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Long-term parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)
- Access via exterior corridors
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free weekday newspaper
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Designer toiletries
- Free toiletries
- Iron/ironing board
- Cable TV service
- iPod docking station
- In-room safe
- Premium TV channels
- Private bathroom
- Shower/tub combination
- Room service (limited hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- LCD TV
- Free WiFi
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
- Scuba diving nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
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
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! One child 4 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
- Deposit: USD 100-500 per stay
- Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 14 per person (approximately)
- Self parking fee: USD 12.00 per night
- Early check-in fee: USD 25.00
- Refrigerator fee: USD 10.00 per night
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We should mention
One child 4 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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.