Welcome to the Lafayette Hotel
Whether you are searching for sleek sophistication or whimsical fun look no further than The Lafayette. This beautiful historical hotel built in 1946 is more than just another boring hotel. The elegant colonial styling of the hotel is the perfect blend of old Hollywood glamour with the modern amenities and has played host to some of San Diego’s most extravagant parties. With 15,000 square feet of easily customized venues and a team of hospitality professionals to see to your every need, The Lafayette Hotel is your source for a seamless, successful and stress-free wedding.
About the Venues
The West Courtyard
The West Courtyard is the ideal location for an intimate wedding or cocktail reception. This is our only outdoor space that offers the privacy of being indoors. With its classic Tiffany Blue walls, it provides the perfect backdrop for your special day.
The Conservatory is a beautiful choice for your wedding reception or ceremony. It is a truly unique space conveniently located adjacent to our fabulous pool. With high ceilings, natural lighting and a whimsical, garden-like ambiance there is no way anyone could call you boring. The playful, flexible décor and seating adds a healthy dose of fun to your special day. The space is the ultimate for a casual, intimate wedding ceremony, or reception.
The Louisiana Ballroom
The Louisiana Ballroom is a versatile space and can accommodate up to 100 of your guests with a dance floor. If you choose the Louisiana Ballroom you have the option of holding your cocktail reception in our chic East Courtyard.
The Mississippi Ballroom
The Mississippi Ballroom is our grand ballroom. The ballroom has played host to some of the most legendary San Diego parties. It is also where a certain maverick Top Gun pilot sang “You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling” to a lovely young lady. Seriously, Top Gun was filmed here. And yes, that IS a giant one of a kind clam shell behind the stage. A great backdrop for bands, toasts, or speakers, this unique event space adds a touch of glam to your wedding day! It can accommodate up to 300 seated guests with a dance floor.