Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

6474 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA 92115 United States (USA) near junction 11 on I-8 (~1.0mi)
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2.5 Star property
32.766240-117.059400
+1-800-760-7718
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Very good
4.0/5

Based on 941 guest reviews

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  • With an outdoor pool!
  • Free breakfast available
  • Hotel has 60 rooms
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Hotel has 18 suites
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 9.7/10

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room types

Check rates1 King Bed
Non-smoking
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Non-smoking
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Non-smoking
Check ratesDouble Accessible King Size Bed
Non-smoking
Check ratesDouble with Kitchenette
Non-smoking
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Non-smoking
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Non-smoking
Check ratesKing Room with Roll in Shower Disability Accessible
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Non-smoking
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Check ratesQueen Suite with Queen Beds
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Non-smoking
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Non-smoking

Local attractions

SDSU is one mile from hotel, La Mesa is 1.5 miles, San Diego Zoo, Mission Valley & Old Town are about 10 - 15 minute drive. Sea World & Downtown are about 15 - 20 minutes drive.

Verified reviews of Lamplighter Inn & Suites at Sdsu

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked in recently:
"Excellent customer service and very clean facilities."
Overall score5.0/ 5
The Front Office Manager, Elizabeth Rivera, went above and beyond when the A/C in our room was not working properly. There was last minute cancellation and she was able to relocate us to another room. We were very grateful as it was during the heat wave and the temperature was in the high 90's. Facility was very clean.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Sep-2022 Verified review, stayed from Sat Sep 03 to Sun Sep 04 2022 at a $337.99 average nightly rate.
"Fabulous mattress. Decent breakfast!"
Overall score4.0/ 5
Mattress was fabulous! Breakfast decent. Good location. Nice staff.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
23-Mar-2022 Verified review, stayed from Thu Mar 17 to Mon Mar 21 2022 at a $144.86 average nightly rate.
"Excellent Service & Amenities"
Overall score5.0/ 5
Check in went smoothly. Amenities were good. Thank you.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
23-Mar-2022 Verified review, stayed from Sat Mar 19 to Mon Mar 21 2022 at a $179.86 average nightly rate.
"Helpful Staff"
Overall score4.0/ 5
I will come here again.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
18-Jul-2021 Verified review, stayed from Fri Jul 16 to Sun Jul 18 2021 at a $154.86 average nightly rate.
"Clean, front desk very helpful."
Overall score5.0/ 5
I would encourage people to stay at this hotel because the experience was great and the rates were good.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Apr-2021 Verified review, stayed from Sat Apr 24 to Sun Apr 25 2021 at a $189.25 average nightly rate.
"Fine Prior to Covid."
Overall score3.0/ 5
The check in clerk was very professional so there's that. The room was fine for a pre Covid experience. However, had I not been fully vaccinated I wouldn't have stayed there. Didn't seem like they met the protocol standards for the Covid era. Think in these times we need to be extremely cautious.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
16-Mar-2021 Verified review, stayed from Sat Mar 13 to Sun Mar 14 2021 at a $89.89 average nightly rate.
"Four Star Accomodations"
Overall score4.0/ 5
I enjoyed my stay. The rooms are clean and it is located in a nice area.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
25-Feb-2016 Verified review
4.0 out of 5. Based on 941 guest reviews

Property description

Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU(a AAA 2-diamond hotel) is conveniently located 1 mile from San Diego State University, and only 15 minutes from Downtown, the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. About half of our rooms have two queen beds, and many of the rooms include kitchen facilities, making this the ideal place for an extended stay. Amenities include: complimentary expanded continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi and parking,DVD players in each room, heated outdoor pool, and children 12 and under stay free. Pet friendly.

Details / Other expenses

Check-in: 3:00pm
Check-out: 11:00am
Year of last renovation: 2019
Floors: 2
Rooms: 60
Corridors: All rooms have exterior hallways
Non-smoking rooms: 60
Rooms with disabled access: 4
Suites: 18
Room windows: Windows do open
Cleaning frequency: Daily
Meeting rooms: 0
Dist. to food/bars: 0.3 Miles
Dist. to a 24hr restaurant: 1.0 Miles
Dist. to the nearest gym: 2.0 Miles
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Good sized heated pool, open from 7am to 10pm. As well as a BBQ for guest use.
Ownership: Lyon & Lyon Inc
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hours prior to arrival for individuals.Group cancellations require 3 weeks prior to arrival.
Nightly parking: 0
Typical group deposit: 25%
Total taxes: 10.50%
Total misc. fees: £0.00 GBP
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV Channel: HBO

Airport & shuttle information

San Diego Airport/Lindbergh Field is a 15 - 20 minute drive.

Is there an airport shuttle? Sorry but no airport shuttle is available.

Breakfast information

Free Continental Breakfast, with many delicious choices. From hot waffles to hard boiled eggs, fresh made steel cut oatmeal with choices of toppings, assorted yogurt, three cold cereals to choose from, oranges, apples, pastries, large deli-style bagels, blueberry muffins-plus coffee, tea, milk, and orange and apple juice-you won?t go hungry in San Diego!

Pet friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
$15 per pet, per night plus tax

Parking information

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Internet/Wi-Fi

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FAQs about Lamplighter Inn & Suites at Sdsu

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Lamplighter Inn & Suites at Sdsu have?

There are 60 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

What kind of breakfast is at Lamplighter Inn & Suites at Sdsu?

Free Continental Breakfast, with many delicious choices. From hot waffles to hard boiled eggs, fresh made steel cut oatmeal with choices of toppings, assorted yogurt, three cold cereals to choose from, oranges, apples, pastries, large deli-style bagels, blueberry muffins-plus coffee, tea, milk, and orange and apple juice-you won?t go hungry in San Diego!

What parking is available at Lamplighter Inn & Suites at Sdsu?

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How much does internet cost?

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Can I get a AAA rate at Lamplighter Inn & Suites at Sdsu?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Lamplighter Inn & Suites at Sdsu?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a pool at Lamplighter Inn & Suites at Sdsu?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Good sized heated pool, open from 7am to 10pm. As well as a BBQ for guest use..

Testimonials:

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"Everything went very well and I have referred your site to all of my friends! Thank you for all of your assistance and consideration. We will definitely utilize your site in the future! " M.B. - Long Island, NY

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