Located in Central San Diego within 2 miles (3 km) of San Diego Zoo, The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows is within a few miles (5 km) of other popular sights such as Balboa Park. This 133-room, 3.5-star hotel has conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. Located centrally in San Diego, it's also close to University of San Diego and Qualcomm Stadium.

Dining

Enjoy dining at the hotel's 2 onsite restaurants: HOPE 46 offers relaxing pool views; Red Fox Restaurant specializes in American cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service. Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 11 AM.

All of The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows's 133 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including iPod docks, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers. 37-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Free local calls, safes, and ironing boards are also standard.

Rooms

Guests staying at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking is available for USD 12.00 per night. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with concierge services, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include a conference center, a 24-hour business center, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Property features

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center

Highlights

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

Hotel Amenities

Popular highlights

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

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.

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.

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), 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.

  • 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 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • iPod docking station 
  • In-room safe 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • 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.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a cooked-to-order breakfast, available each day from 7 AM to 11 AM for a surcharge. Room service is available during limited hours.

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.

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

Accessibility

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

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 13 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • 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.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Fees

Deposit: USD 100-500 per stay
You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 12.00 per night
  • Early check-in fee: USD 25.00
  • 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.

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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. 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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