Choose dates to view prices

Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

Photo gallery for Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

Lobby
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

2.5 star property

8.6/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
Map
6474 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA, 92115

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSan Diego State University12 min walk
  • Popular LocationBalboa Park21 min drive
  • Popular LocationSan Diego Zoo21 min drive
  • AirportSan Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.)25 min drive

Room options

About this area

San Diego

Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU is located in College East, a neighborhood in San Diego. Travelers eager for a bit of culture can stop by USS Midway Museum, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Balboa Park and Old Town San Diego State Park. Don't miss out on a visit to San Diego Zoo.

What's nearby

  • San Diego State University - 12 min walk
  • Hotel Circle - 18 min drive
  • Petco Park - 19 min drive
  • Balboa Park - 21 min drive
  • San Diego Zoo - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Old Town Transit Center - 19 min drive
  • Alvarado Station - 20 min walk
  • San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) - 25 min drive

Restaurants

  • Daily Grinds Cafe - 7 min walk
  • Starbucks - 8 min walk
  • College Sub Shop - 8 min walk
  • Sala Thai Restaurant - 11 min walk
  • Prince Hookah Cafe - 11 min walk

About this property

Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

Hotel located in College East
Consider a stay at Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU and take advantage of free continental breakfast, a garden, and an arcade/game room. Free in-room WiFi and laundry facilities are available to all guests.
Other perks include:
  • An outdoor pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking
  • Barbecue grills, a front desk safe, and a 24-hour front desk
  • Smoke-free premises, tour/ticket assistance, and free newspapers
  • Guest reviews say great things about the location
Room features
All 60 rooms include comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi. Guests reviews speak well of the clean rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • 43-inch TVs with cable channels and DVD players
  • Coffee/tea makers, heating, and daily housekeeping

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free uncovered self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily

Things to do

  • Arcade/game room
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have elevators
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 43-inch TV
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

Similar properties

See similar properties

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 1:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 15 per pet, per day
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Up to 50 lbs

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Children up to the age of 12 years can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Pet fee: USD 15 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators

Property is also known as

Best Western Lamplighter
Best Western Lamplighter Inn
Best Western Lamplighter Inn Sdsu
Best Western Lamplighter Inn Sdsu San Diego
Best Western Lamplighter Sdsu
Best Western Lamplighter Sdsu San Diego
Lamplighter Best Western
Best Western Lamplighter Hotel
Best Western Lamplighter Inn And Suites At Sdsu Hotel San Diego
Lamplighter & Suites At Sdsu
Lamplighter Inn Suites at SDSU
Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU Hotel
Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU San Diego
Best Western Lamplighter Inn Suites at SDSU
Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU Hotel San Diego

Frequently asked questions

Does Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU?

As of Dec 9, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU on Jan 3, 2023 start from CA $155.85, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU pet-friendly?

Yes, Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU allows pets with a maximum weight of up to 50 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 15 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much is parking at Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU?

Check-in is from 3 PM - 1:00 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU located?

Located in College East, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from San Diego State University and within 12 mi (20 km) of Balboa Park and San Diego Convention Center. Old Town San Diego State Park and San Diego Zoo are also within 12 mi (20 km). Alvarado Station is 20 minutes by foot and SDSU Transit Center Station is 22 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU and receive a full refund?

Yes, Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

8.6

Excellent

Rating 10 - Excellent. 490 out of 1000 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 49%
Rating 8 - Good. 356 out of 1000 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 36%
Rating 6 - Okay. 97 out of 1000 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 10%
Rating 4 - Poor. 32 out of 1000 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 3%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 25 out of 1000 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 3%

8.8/10

Cleanliness

9.0/10

Staff & service

8.3/10

Amenities

8.4/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.9/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Good

Lisa
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Overall this property offered what I needed during my stay. I’ve been and will continue to be a returning guest.

10/10 Excellent

Samantha
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff was amazing and property is adorable.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

8/10 Good

Rosa
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good place
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

4/10 Poor

Monica
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The property was clean but it is located in a unsafe area of the city.
Stayed 6 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Brian
Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It’s tiny but perfect for a little family. We traveled with a toddler. The front desk staff was amazing and so kind. Would definitely stay here again.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2022

8/10 Good

Carlos
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff is friendly and helpful thanks ladies at the lobby, room i stayed in needs to be upgraded asap, green carpet screams OLD. Room was clean bed was confortable. Thanks cleaning crew for a great job.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Lucila
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was great stay!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

8/10 Good

Kimberly
Travelled with family
The air conditioning didn't work well and the neighborhood wasn't so great.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

8/10 Good

Edan
Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is a perfectly nice motel, and the breakfast was great, but the smell of mold was very strong especially when we turned the AC on.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Patricia
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
RECOMMENDED!!!! I did select this Hotel only base on the reviews and it was totally worth. Even I need to drive 10 more minutes, I am very satisfied. Will go back again when I need it. Having breakfast is a huge plus.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022