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Located in Downtown 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 132-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.

Rooms

All of The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows's 132 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including iPod docks, free newspapers, and free local calls. 37-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Safes, ironing boards, and desks are also standard.

Property features

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.

Highlights

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

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 high-speed 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 10000 square feet (929 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 is a smoke-free property.

  • 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 - 132 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Year Built 1946 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Conference space 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • One meeting room 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 929 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Poolside bar 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

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

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free local calls 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • iPod docking station 
  • In-room safe 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • 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.

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.

  • 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

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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 dogs are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 100/500 per stay
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.

Hotel Name

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