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Carlsbad by the Sea Resort

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Overview
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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All reviews outlet mall across the street free shuttle yogurt free breakfast shuttle service to legoland walking distance breakfast room lego land premium outlets legoland visit nice pool hot tub no elevator flower fields great place to stay pool area
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location is superb. Minutes away from Legoland. Across the street from the outlets and restaurants. Free shuttle to and from Legoland during the day. Rooms on the first floor have patios, second floor accommodations have balconies. Plenty of parking. Price is very reasonable for the...More

Thank dina857
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is located in a convenient area of Carlsbad opposite the outlet shops. There are restaurants and convenience stores very close. So better than many of the other higher rated (stars) hotels in the vicinity. The room was also OK and the bed was...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2018

My family and I (2 adults & 2 kids) stayed at Carlsbad by the sea overnight in Oct 2018. We arrived very early from Anaheim (via Lyft) so that we could go to Legoland for the day and they actually checked in us in at...More

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Response from ColinR1842, General Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea ResortResponded October 9, 2018

Hi archer39, Thank you for staying with us and thanks for taking the time to post your comments. You may have noticed some construction activity while you were here. We are welcoming a new dining concept in the adjacent windmill building called the Windmill Food...More

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Pros: The location was perfect. Right off the freeway and walking distance to the outlets across the street as well as a few other places. Costco was very close which was great as I was able to get lunch at their outside kiosk. The free...More

Thank MARIA P
Response from ColinR1842, General Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea ResortResponded September 28, 2018

Hi Maria, Thank you for your stay with us and your constructive feedback. I'm pleased you were able to take advantage of our ideal location. I hope you had a chance to get to the beach, too! I don't understand why your room was not...More

Reviewed September 14, 2018

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 September 17, 2018

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

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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$218 (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$218 (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 (99)
Pool & Beach (44)
Dining (11)
Amenities (4)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (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 allyjj2018 | 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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Room Tips
"Water is available at nearly 50% less in the petrol station shop very close to the hotel."
Nick_882017
4 weeks ago
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"Rooms on the East side will give you a view of the Carlsbad Flower Fields"
luckycluckyme
Sep. 14, 2018
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"Need new beds. If no kids, ask for the second floor."
BJBRM
Aug. 17, 2018
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"try to get a room that doesn't face the street"
justin44
May 17, 2018
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