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What's Your Roaring 2020's Style?
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What will be your NYE #ootd (outfit of the day)? Show us your ROARING 2020s fashion for New Year's Eve by tagging us in your social pics @thelafayette and include hashtag #LafayetteNYE for contest entry....
Maggie & Steven Wedding
Weddings
Legendary Romance at the Lafayette
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CLASSIC GLAMOUR. Maggie & Steven said their I DO's inside the Lafayette's Conservatory, as the sun illuminated this gorgeous couple on their special day! The hotel was the perfect venue for this fun-loving pair and fit their style to a T-Rex. From the (on-palette) pastel parasols suspended above to their DINOmite guest on the dance, Maggie & Steven's wedding was nothing short of legendary....
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Halloween Party at the Lafayette
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Prepare yourself for a night of fantasy and eccentric horror as we transform The Lafayette into a Tim Burton-inspired Wonderland. Join us on October 25th, doors open at 8pm....
Sip & Swim Pool Parties Are Back
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SIP & SWIM POOL PARTIES ARE BACK
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Bathing suits, pool floaties, cocktails, live music & more! SIP & SWIM returns to the infamous Weissmuller Pool at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club and Bungalows for a series of sizzling' summer events. Save the Date to join us poolside and lounge, dance, and dive-into the lifestyle that made The Lafayette Hotel, Hollywood's getaway to San Diego....
FEATURED: Travel + Leisure Magazine's Reasons to Travel 2019 Issue
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FEATURED: Travel + Leisure Magazine's Reasons to Travel 2019 Issue "When did San Diego get So Cool?"
Posted by: The Lafayette Hotel
Many of you know that San Diego and the Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows are "so cool" but to see that emblazoned in Travel + Leisure Magazine makes it all the better. We couldn't wait to share the news and acknowledgment!...
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MARCH ON: The Lafayette Hotel Happenings
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March is coming in like a lion with a roster of events and promotions happening right here at The Lafayette. Mark your calendars to experience our legendary hotel, like never before....
Save The Date: The Lafayette Wedding Showcase
Weddings
Save The Date: The Lafayette Wedding Showcase
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Love is in the air! See our recent press features in San Diego Style Weddings and join us for our Wedding Showcase. Experience The Lafayette Hotel as we offer you a glimpse into our vintage-inspired wedding venue. Explore our two stunning ballrooms and whimsical ceremony space while mingling with our favorite vendors that will ensure your day is perfect. With historic charm and modern amenities, The Lafayette has something for everyone....
NYE 2018 Event Euphoric Haze
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Euphoric Haze NYE and the swinging 1960s
Posted by: The Lafayette Hotel
Our special and timely blog post YesterdayToday, shines a light on the San Diego Music Scene in the '60s and then fast forwards to our Euphoric Haze NYE event, which pays tribute to Peace, Love, and the Music of that era....
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Fall Fun and Festivals at The Lafayette
Posted by: The Lafayette Hotel
With our famous pool, did you think The Lafayette was only a summer hotspot? This Fall we have a fresh harvest of activities for you to make memories with us!...
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An American Story: Dean Richard Holmes
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After Dean returned from serving his term with the United States Army, he was hired by the new Lafayette Hotel (at that time known as IMIG's Manor) as a bellman, a position that he held for three years....
Food and Drink
Chef Ryan at Kaaboo
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If you went to Kaaboo, you may have seen Chef Ryan in action as he prepared a dish great for a So-cal Sunday Dinner you definitely can make at home....
Lafayette Legend: Bob Hope
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Lafayette Legend: Bob Hope
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The great Bob Hope, full name Richard Zoglin Hope, was the first guest to sign our registry on the opening of the hotel in 1946. The Lafayette soon established its reputation as a grand Hollywood hideaway....
Pool Events at The Lafayette
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The Real San Diego Summer Bucket List
Posted by: The Lafayette Hotel
Summer is in full force in San Diego, and if you're looking for things to do other than the traditional local attractions, we have the MUST DO list that will take your summer to the next level. From the famous warm weather, to endless summer events, and everything else under the sun, San Diego proves time and time again that the city is best enjoyed with tan lines....
Planning a wedding in San Diego
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Planning a wedding in San Diego
Posted by: The Lafayette Hotel
The perfect venue for your wedding in San Diego is closer than you think. Discover five distinct indoor and outdoor venues, including our fabulous Weissmuller pool deck and iconic Mississippi Ballroom with seating for 300 guests. Dazzle your party with a little taste of Hollywood for timeless romance at our legendary hotel....
Fun San Diego Pools
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Fun San Diego Pools
Posted by: The Lafayette Hotel
Dive right in to clear water and soak up the vibe of San Diego at our day use hotel pool with Cabana rentals. Enjoy an afternoon or evening on the terrazzo tiled pool deck with a signature craft cocktail in hand, the sun at your back and the fun and laughter of friends by your side....
Where to Enjoy a Beer in North Park
Food and Drink
Where to Enjoy a Beer in North Park
Posted by: The Lafayette Hotel
With family and pet-friendly tasting rooms, award-winning stouts and IPAs, these leading craft-breweries are taking the North Park beer-scene by storm. We've collected some of our favorites including the old, the new and the progressive in funky settings. Enjoy traditional California staples like A Beer Named Sue or reach for an opulent Schwarzbier....
North Park Dining Scene
Food and Drink
North Park Dining Scene
Posted by: The Lafayette Hotel
Experience the perfect date night in North Park at a restaurant with a soothing atmosphere and menu that's meant to impress. The Red Fox House, a staple in this trendy San Diego neighborhood, features decor from the original pub in England. Or for sleek and modern dining on eclectic American fare, choose Hope 46 at The Lafayette Hotel. Enjoy spicy enticements inspired by a jazz-age setting for your rendezvous....
Chef Ryan's Announces New Menu for Hope 46
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Chef Ryan's Announces New Menu for Hope 46
Posted by: The Lafayette Hotel
Adding an exciting twist to a traditional North Park dinner menu, our Head Chef, Ryan Gilbert paves the way for more local San Diego seafood and southern eccentricities that are all about flavor. Our jazz-age inspired restaurant Hope 46 will continue to deliver a fun and casual ambiance where you can savor modern renditions of American classic fare....