Lafayette Hotel - San Diego Boutique Hotel - San Diego, CA, 92104, USA

The Lafayette Hotel San Diego in the news

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Top 25 favorite travel finds in 2013 - From Laguna Hills to Moscow from LA Times Chris Reynolds

We are number 16 - Alphabetical Order. Read the entire article here.

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Sustainable San Diego - When Old Buildings Go High-Tech

February 2014

Advanced energy strategy pays off for the Historic Lafayette Hotel.

Click here to read more.

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Locale Magazine This is like a Flashback

March 2014

"Feeling retro? Then stay and play at the Lafayette, a whimsical boutique hotel nestled right in vibrant North Park." Click here to read more.

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From Woe to Wonder

San Diego Daily Transcript interview with Jay Wentz about the challenges faced and overcome by the Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows.

Download the PDF below to read the entire article.

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"The Lafayette Hotel is on its way to .....SWOON" 

ATOD Magazine's Dawn Garcia visits during MOVEMBER weekend. "The Lafayette is a beautiful historical hotel and it continues to be remade and reinvented under the direction of GM, Josh Lujan." 


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Destination Elite's Inaugural Issue

November/December 2013 comes to the Lafayette Hotel. Thanks to Clara Carter. Read on.

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"Retro Chic in San Diego" 

Janice Marie Wilson of Jetsetters Magazine review of her stay with us

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"STAY: The Lafayette"

Weekend Del Sol blog post by Garrick Ramirez

August 2013

Features outings + getaways to engaging places in California. We love anything that immerses you in beautiful, stimulating surroundings. And because of our affinity for food + drink, expect plenty of restaurants and cocktails along the way.

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LA Times Article on The Lafayette Hotel! 

January 2013

"It's edgy, it's cool — and it's official: San Diego's North Park made Forbes' list of America's Hippest Hipster Neighborhoods in September, joining such spots as L.A.'s Silver Lake and San Francisco's Mission District."

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Gay Travel Herald Review 

May, 2013

"For visitors to iconic Hillcrest, there are few good hotel options nearby. Luckily, a queen from the past was resurrected to become one of the most sought-after and happening spots in the area to lay your head down for the night."

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Ever In Transit's review 

January 2013

"The Lafayette Hotel was an excellent place to stay and a great bargain, and we’ll definitely go there again the next time we’re in town. Check them out if you are planning a trip to San Diego!"

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America's Hippest Hipster Neighborhoods

North Park #13

Forbes Magazine  - September 2012

What is Hipster?

"We assessed each area’s walkability according to; the number of neighborhood coffee shops per capita; the assortment of local food trucks (and their Zagat ranking); the number and frequency of farmers markets; the selection of locally owned bars and restaurants; and the percentage of residents who work in artistic professions.

Environmentalist level in the California Green Lodging Program North Park Community Association KSDS Jazz 88.3