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Carlsbad by the Sea Resort

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850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4443 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Shuttle or Taxi Services
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stay in Carlsbad for our trip to SeaWorld. We were looking for a place that was close to the freeway and close to the beach. The resort is located right next to the I-5 and was only about a 25-30 min. drive...More

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Response from Colin_Ross_44, General Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea ResortResponded 6 days ago

Hello luckyluckyme, Thank you for your comments and for staying with us while you were in the San Diego area. I'm pleased that you had a nice experience while you were with us. You are correct about the Flower Fields, they are visually stunning when...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Close to legoland, very nice to just relax and not worry about driving in traffic with two young kids. Not really a “resort”, more like a decent motel. But in this area, i guess this hotel has the best value- every hotel around here is...More

1  Thank Krystal H
Response from Colin_Ross_44, General Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Krystal H, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your comments. I'm glad that you believe that you received a good value. However, I understand your concern regarding the noise. We will be refurbishing our guest rooms this fall which will include upgraded...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is very close to Legoland. The room and premises were very clean. I was very happy with our choice. Breakfast was included with our stay. Overall a great value. It’s not super fancy, but it didn’t feel cheap either.

1  Thank Marta V
Response from Colin_Ross_44, General Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Marta V, Thanks for staying with us and thanks for your comments. I'm really happy you enjoyed your visit. There are many hotels to choose from in Carlsbad and I'm pleased that you gave us an opportunity to be of service.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we spent 3 nights in this resort, the resort is next to a high end retail park, that has shops and restaurants, which is nice to stroll around in the evening, the resort itself is small with a small clean pool, the rooms are basic...More

1  Thank tony b
Response from Colin_Ross_44, General Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello tony b, Thanks for your kind words. More importantly, I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your experience here. We're planning on doing some more renovations in the next six months so I hope you get a chance to come visit us again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole reason I chose this hotel was for the shuttle to LEGOLAND and the free breakfast for my kids before we headed over to the park. The breakfast room was packed to the walls with people waiting for seats and there was no food...More

1  Thank Kelly I
Response from Colin_Ross_44, General Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Kelly, Thank you for your comments. I am truly sorry that you did not have a good experience. I know the breakfast can be quite busy, especially around 9:00am. We have two breakfast attendants and extra help during the rush periods. If there were...More

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Description
Enjoy your best vacation - a vacation in Carlsbad California is like no other in the world. And choosing Carlsbad by the Sea Resort guarantees the perfect location for a fun-filled experience for the whole ...More family. LEGOLAND(R) California Resort is located just a mile away and Carlsbad by the Sea Resort is a designated LEGOLAND "Preferred Hotel." We offer special packages that include hotel rooms, tickets to the theme park, and a shuttle ride to the entrance after you enjoy a full American breakfast. Carlsbad by the Sea is centrally located to everything the San Diego region has to offer. You are only 30 miles from the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo's Safari Park and SeaWorld. Pristine Carlsbad beaches or a game of golf are just minutes away. Spend time relaxing at the resort, walking on 22 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, and playing and exercising in our year-round outdoor heated pool, Jacuzzi and fitness center. And when it is time to dine, More than a dozen popular restaurant choices are within walking distance. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Golf Course
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
141
Price range
US$107 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Holiday Inn Carlsbad by the Sea
Also Known As
Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel Carlsbad
,
Holiday Inn Carlsbad
,
Carlsbad Holiday Inn
Location
United States > California > Carlsbad
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
141
Price range
US$107 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Holiday Inn Carlsbad by the Sea
Also Known As
Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel Carlsbad
,
Holiday Inn Carlsbad
,
Carlsbad Holiday Inn
Location
United States > California > Carlsbad
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Traveller (197)
Room & Suite (105)
Pool & Beach (48)
Dining (15)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
Amenities (4)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Dana S
May 15, 2018|
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Dana S
April 29, 2018|
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Response from Allyj J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about pool hours. Im pretty sure its open into the evening. The breakfast was nothing to write home about. However, there are eateries all around the hotel.
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Tracy S
February 21, 2018|
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Response from saykenny | Reviewed this property |
Well my dogs are service dogs and the other one is not a service dog and I never had a problem so maybe their policy has changed I went there many times before even had a service dog and it was ever an issue matter of fact... More
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"Rooms on the East side will give you a view of the Carlsbad Flower Fields"
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"Need new beds. If no kids, ask for the second floor."
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"try to get a room that doesn't face the street"
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"Pick one at a different place"
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