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Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't want a cookie cutter box of a hotel room, this is where you need to stay in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Every room has its own personality, and they are all great places to stay. The staff I met, Dawn, Bob, Anthony, and Tracy, all were gracious and generous with their time when I needed information about the area. In...

1Thank Sean D
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great little lodge in a quiet neighborhood with friendly, helpful staff. Unique rooms, free breakfast, free parking in a covered garage, but the greatest part is the rooftop garden/patio that has a hot tub and a fire pit. They'll even provide everything you need to make smores!

Thank navyvet57
San Diego
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Great getaway for my wife and I. Very close to the beach and had a view from our room. Room was large and nice. Great seating area on top to watch the beach and sunset. In the AM got up and had a fun jog along the beach. Would do it again.

Thank VLR55
Murrieta, California
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The ambiance of the Inn at Cardiff by the Sea is so refreshing that it has become one of those "visuals" recommended for stress release that I use when I am in-between visits. I was widowed just one year ago and felt the call of the ocean for a respite.While looking for a dog beach for my little Shitzhu, I...

1Thank shortlewislady
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I loved the uniqueness of the rooms all being a different motif. I got a choice of rooms by the front desk clerk, Dawn. I had a partial view of the ocean and the room was very large and comfortable. I too am SAD about the planned renovations. The bathrooms need up-grading as well as electricity as some of the...

Thank jjb883
Woodland Hills, California, United States
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This was the third time I stayed in this place. it is the BEST location if you are going to Del Mar or Solana Beach surfing or whatever. The hotel is SUPER charming and I LOVE the shingle look which REALLY goes with the name Cardiff, it reminds you of a cottage in England. BUT I understand they are going...

1Thank ThemisZG
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great location by the beach, restaurants and bars. Clean, bright rooms. Friendly and helpful staff. Roof top patio with firepit. However, the rooms were old. And yes, I knew that going there, but I just wanted to mention it for others. Even though the rooms were old, it was still a nice stay. It will be much better after renovations!

1Thank Linda F
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We've came here to spend a night, but decided to stay for two. It's amazing place, very cozy and comfy. The beach is so close, we even get an ocean view number. On the top of the building there is a nice. Fire place to spend cold evenings. Decently check this place out.

Thank Alexey A
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Clean hotel with friendly,helpful staff,close to all amenities and 200 yards to the beach via the camper park and the railway crossing, Free parking and wi-fi. Great view from the upper deck which has a spa pool and fire pit lit in the evening.

Thank scott a
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Ill make this short and sweet as this place is not worth my time. Heard this place was cool with its themed rooms and location by the ocean. this is a small inn with maybe 15 rooms that are all themed in some fashion. i was in the Mediterranean room # 105 in the back that looked out over the...

Thank vegas-vetran

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A block from the beach in a laid back beach community, fire pit & Jacuzzi in roof garden lounge, breakfast included, all rooms unique decor, many restaurants nearby ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

Address: 142 Chesterfield Dr, Cardiff, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1922
Region: United States > California > Encinitas > Cardiff-by-the-Sea
Price Range: $142 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cardiff by the Sea Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“The Victorian Room is cozy and quaint for a single or a couple.”
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“If you can't walk up stairs, get a room on first floor.”
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“My ALWAYS favorite is the Paradise Room”
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