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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Suite D, With the extra beds worked out very well for us. Clean and well appointed.appointed . Older building, but maintained well. Friendly staff. Very close to restaurants and shopping. From Sacramento and Reno, been coming here for years. We will sure be coming back again.

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1Thank Greg K
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 6 November 2015

We leave the snows of Michigan for six wonderful weeks of fun and beach. After months of research, two years ago we found Ocean Villas. We will never look elsewhere. Friendly staff, large rooms, two blocks from downtown Carsbad, and right on the beach. Tell me what could be better. Yes there are stairs, and yes as pointed out it...

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Thank Revtrekker
Anaheim, California
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Very disappointing; Access to the beach is via a narrow, steep staircase making treks to and from exhausting if you are a child or senior citizen. We should have been told when we asked. Our Unit was high above the sand, had rusting mirrored closet doors, tiny plastic dressers with drawers that don't close, dirty bedroom carpeting, mismatched furniture throughout,...

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3Thank 203christy3450
Reviewed 15 January 2015

We spent way too much time here over the holidays. Our unit was right on the beach (lower level), and it was in desperate need of renovation. We actually cut our vacation short because of the condition of the place. With so many places to choose from, don't pick this one. The listing promised a garage space that was NOT...

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3Thank Roger B
Discovery Bay, California
Reviewed 7 March 2014

We stayed at the Ocean Villas a couple of weeks ago. What an amazing place. The staff was great. They made sure our stay was extra special. The night we checked in my wife and I wanted to take advantage of the ocean view sunset with a bottle of wine, which I had forgotten to pack. The gal in the...

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3Thank strunkhouse
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Ocean Villas is a great place to stay right on the beach. You have your own apartment with a spacious balcony overlooking the beach and the ocean. You can wake up, step in your wetsuit and walk right into the waves with your surfboard. In the apartment is everything you need. Equipped kitchen, comfy couch, big tv and wifi. Staff...

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Thank rvdoorn
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Fabulous place to stay, right on the beach, spectacular views, beautiful sunsets over the ocean. Friendly staff, the rooms come with everything you need, you supply the good times. The location couldn't be better, plenty of shopping and eating just a short walk away. It was nice to be able to relax on the balcony and hear the ocean waves....

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Thank Northerngirlnomore
Sonoma, California
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Right on the sand in Carlsbad, CA. Well appointed with a full kitchen. New ownership seems committed to keep the property in tip top shape. We taxpayers brought in millions of yards of sand to enlarge the beach in 2012-2013. Great place for a family vacation. Been coming for ~30 years and hope to continue.

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Thank blue95476
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 30 September 2012

Our family LOVES Carlsbad, and we will definetly return. The Ocean Villas are in THE best location, walking distance to restaurants, shopping and coffee shops - and of course it is RIGHT on an amazing beach. We had unit H, a Catalina 1 bedroom unit, and it is fine for four of us including two teenagers. This is NOT a...

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3Thank northwestfun
Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 12 July 2012

My Husband and I stayed here for two nights. The Penthouse was well laid out and well furnished as was the private balcony overlooking the ocean and the barbaque and fire ring.. We were able to walk to the local restaurants and shops.. the location allows you to be close to all with out being in the midst of the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This beautiful property is located right on the sand, just steps to the water. The only thing between you and the waves is the beach and the people frolicking on the sand and in the ocean. This lovely complex boasts 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites along with 2 small hotel rooms. From our luxury 1700 sq. ft. Penthouse to our two bedroom Sand Suite, you will enjoy the best of panoramic ocean views in the comforting home style atmosphere. Ocean Villas has been a favorite beach retreat for return vacationers for years and years.Each spacious suite has its own large ocean front patio with Granite Fire Pit and Gas BBQ that make your beach holiday one you will always remember. There is no better way to enjoy the spectacular sunsets than from the comfort of your own patio around a warm fire, while watching the pelicans surf the waves. Fully equipped kitchens, large living rooms and bedrooms with King beds and sectional sofas for added sleeping, make Ocean Villas great for long vacations or those quiet, last minute get-aways. Ideally located for your vacation needs, you can park your car in the enclosed garage and walk to the Village of Carlsbad to experience the variety of wonderful restaurants and unique shops. Enjoy leisurely strolls along Carlsbad’s famous Seaside Walkway. Come in the spring and fall for the fabulous Carlsbad Village Fair, participate in the Carlsbad 5K or the Carlsbad Triathlon. There is always something fun to do in our city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Villas

Address: 2985 Ocean St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2953
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $106 - $798 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Room K is on the sand and away from public foot traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles strunkhouse, 7 Mar 2014 | Read review
“We liked the North side of the building, where there wasn't any foot traffic going down to the beach (but it really is quite minimal, and it wouldn't deter us if only South side units were available)”
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 of 5 bubbles northwestfun, 30 Sep 2012 | Read review
“All the rooms are wonderful with views.. but if this is your yearly vacation.. go for a larger room.. to be able to relax on your sofa and listen to the ocean waves crash just outside.. is priceless...”
 of 5 bubbles KendallH_11, 12 Jul 2012 | Read review
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