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"Very clean & comfortable. Even the hotel next to freeway. we have not heard any noise. " More

By a verified traveler on Fri 31 Aug 2018

Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Flower Fields of Carlsbad

Oceanside stay

Within a 10-minute walk of the hotel, you'll find Flower Fields of Carlsbad and Carlsbad Premium Outlets. Legoland California and The Crossings at Carlsbad are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free shuttle, parking

This hotel features an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and train station pick-up service. Enjoy free perks like free self parking and an area shuttle.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 146 guestrooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while refrigerators and coffee/tea makers offer the conveniences of home. LCD TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include free WiFi and safes.

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$72* Per night/room Dec 15 - Dec 16

Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Courtyard View, Courtyard Area

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View, Poolside

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, Accessible, Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel ratings based on 87 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel

Everyone (29) Family (10)
1 out of 5
Trip was cancelled with hotel AND with Travelocity & I was still billed - even though it was cancelled with both of you. Will NEVER use Travelocity again!

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 1, 2019 by FD

We apologize for the billing error, and if you contact our front desk manager we would be happy to look into this for you, and see what can be done.

5 out of 5
The shuttle to legoland was great. Great area with shopping mall across the street with lots of places to eat. Hotel very clean and well kept.

Posted by on Sep 7, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 15, 2019 by Cyndi

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

2 out of 5
It operates like a gross motel..............,,,,,,,,

Posted by , from Los Angeles on Aug 22, 2019

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4 out of 5
Food and shopping for everyone just across the street, the pool was great it had a deep side and a shallow side! I do wish there were better choices for breakfast.

Posted by on Aug 9, 2019

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2 out of 5
They need to update their rooms . Smells musty bugs like roaches and spiders are everywhere

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019

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5 out of 5
Great staff. Shuttle to legoland was a plus. Had a great time at the pool. Breakfast was great.

Posted by on Jul 12, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 19, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on May 31, 2019

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4 out of 5
The Continental breakfast, the heated pool, and the Legoland shuttle.

Posted by on Apr 1, 2019

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5 out of 5
Very well maintained and clean. Welcoming and pleasant atmosphere.

Posted by on Feb 27, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 1, 2019 by Cyndi

Thank you for staying with us and for your feedback. We hope to see you back soon!

Renovations + Closures

The property will be renovating from 18 November 2019 to 27 November 2019 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Spa tub
  • Select guestrooms

The following facilities will be closed from 18 November 2019 to 03 December 2019 (dates subject to change):

  • Spa tub

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities are also featured at the business-friendly Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel. An area shuttle within 2 miles and a theme park shuttle are free. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Carlsbad hotel.

  • 146 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) (4.6 km / 2.9 mi)
  • Train station: Carlsbad Village Station (6.4 km / 4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 2 miles and theme park shuttle; train station pick-up and beach shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel offers 146 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 36-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning

Food & Drink

Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Train station shuttle service is available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Please note that rollaway beds are available only in rooms with single king beds.

Train station transportation is offered from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per day.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 100.00 per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 35 lbs)
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This hotel's policy is that pets may not be left unattended in guestrooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • Car not required
  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • No elevators

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: USD 50 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel offers transfers from the train station (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Pool access available from 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
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