San Diego, CA Hotel - Best Western Lamplighter Inn


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6474 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, California 92115-2645
United States


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Hotel Overview

The Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU offers an unbeatable San Diego location, close to San Diego State University & Qualcomm Stadium. The hotel features affordable rates and comfortable accommodations. It's also ranked highly on TripAdvisor and is one of the only hotels in San Diego with no hidden fees. We offer a complimentary continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, parking and movies.

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Guests of the Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU will find that each spacious accommodation and suite features thoughtful touches to make every stay more comfortable, including a DVD player, complimentary high-speed Internet access, cable satellite television with HBO®, ample desk space, coffee/tea maker and an iron and ironing board. For long-term guests, kitchen units with full-sized appliances are available, with special discounts for extended stays.

The hotel is perfect for families looking for value while visiting students at San Diego State University, construction crews wanting weekly and monthly stays, patients visiting nearby Alvarado Hospital or Sharp Grossmont Hospital, and those visiting nearby synagogues and churches.

With so much to explore in San Diego, just hop on the trolley! There are 2 stops less than 1.5 miles away at San Diego State University. Let the trolley whisk you away to Old Town, Little Italy, the Gaslamp Quarter, Qualcomm Stadium, Petco Park, the Convention Center and Tijuana, Mexico. Other attractions around this San Diego hotel include Viejas Arena (formerly Cox Arena), SeaWorld®, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

Complete your stay by waking up to a complimentary continental breakfast with many kosher items and featuring a variety of morning-time favorites, like make your own waffles, relaxing at the outdoor heated pool with BBQ grill, surfing the web on the lobby computer and using our on-site laundry facility.

Make your next San Diego stay the best yet - book online today and save with the Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU. Enjoy your stay.

Our older, 2 story property with stairs, has a friendly staff, clean rooms and in a quiet area. A Credit Card is required for check-in. No cash accepted. Parking is free, so at times can be limited. Check with us first if you have a large vehicle.

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.
Very Good
Sleep Quality

Latest Reviews


Traveler Reviews

By tropicalexpATX
Austin, Texas on 16-Mar-18

This was our last hotel stay on our family road trip from Northern California to San Diego. We stayed at various places along the way keeping our budget around the mid 100 range. This hotel was by...

“Highly recommended”
By Abc123386
Glasgow, United Kingdom on 07-Mar-18

Stayed here while visiting our daughter who is attending SDSU. Could not have chosen better! Rooms immaculate,beds so comfortable, facilities great. Loved the pool, breakfast and wonderful,helpful...

By johnnynotouch
Los Angeles, California on 05-Mar-18

BASIC room clean and quite. Friendly host good service. Simple breakfast. Comfortable bed and clean shower. Not much on tv (40 channels) but enough. Free WiFi. Good place to rest for the night...

“one night...great stay”
By 1HiFlyer
San Diego, California on 04-Mar-18

The desk clerk put me in an excellent room. Had a late reservation, but was put in excellent accommodations. The staff was MORE than helpful. Couldn't have been better. The room was quiet (near...

“Dont ever stay here!!”
By Dannie_G31
Bogota, Colombia on 25-Feb-18

This hotel honestly has nothing good. Everything. I think is the worst hotel I've ever stayed in and I have stayed on dessertic wooded unprotected cabins. We were a party of 5 and we requested a...


Hotel Amenities


  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool, heated
  • Safe deposit box, located at Front Desk
  • Game room
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Free parking
  • Poolside services BBQ grill
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Exter corridor
  • Laundromat
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Outdoor parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary coffee
  • Complimentary newspaper available
  • Video games
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Free DVD movies
  • Board games

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions


  • Rooms include a well lit oversized desk area, a dataport connection with high-speed Internet access; toll free 800 and local calls, complimentary newspaper and a complimentary full or continental breakfast.

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 4

  • Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space

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