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850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011 – Show map
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Outdoor Pool (all year)
Golf Course (within 2 miles), Fitness Center, Hot Tub
Food & Drink
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), Airport Shuttle, Shuttle Service (free), Airport Shuttle (free), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Ticket Service, ATM on site, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying, Honeymoon Suite
Newspapers, Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Family Rooms, Elevator, Heating
From 4:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 18 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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Featuring ocean views and an outdoor pool, this hotel is an 11-minute walk from South Carlsbad State Beach. A hot breakfast buffet is served daily from 6:30 am to 9:30 am. Free Wi-Fi is provided.
Score from 210 reviews Very good
Located across from Legoland California and one mile from Carlsbad Premium Outlets, this hotel provides a DVD player in each room.
Score from 137 reviews Very good
Directly across from Carlsbad Beach, this California hotel is just 2 miles from Legoland and a free shuttle is available. The Carlsbad Flower Fields and shopping are also nearby.
Score from 102 reviews Very good
Ideally situated within walking distance of Carlsbad State Beach, this completely non-smoking hotel is centrally located with easy access to Legoland, business parks and restaurants.
Score from 124 reviews Review score
Love the location: Restaurants and shopping were near by, Beach just around the corner and LEGOLAND very close by. Breakfast was really good and the staff were very friendly. Love the free shuttle ride up to LEGOLAND and back to the hotel.
We did not care to much for T.G.I Friday's, the food was not all that great the price was a little to high for the quality of food that was given.
The breakfast is good the pool and rooms are very clean every time we go to Carlsbad we stay at Carlsbad by the sea and we will stay there again.
Walking distance (5-15 min) to Legoland, Premium outlets, ocean beach, restaurants, Costco. Free shuttle van to Legoland. Swimming pool for kids.
Staff was very good. Front desk personnel were friendly and very helpful. housecleaning staff was great but most did not speak English so it helped that front office people were great.
Wifi was intermittent at best - Breakfast was nothing to write home about but there if you need a quick fix in the morning.
Complimentary breakfast. Hotel is located across the street from outlet stores and very close to Legoland --- shuttle available. Free wi-fi
Housekeeping came before 8:30AM. Remember to put out the "do not disturb" sign. Outside of facility is dated. Wi-fi kept disconnecting.
add more choices with breakfast buffet, poor wifi inside room
Close to Legoland Shuttle service Pool area The size of the room Seating area outside of the room
Room smelling maul, was not happy to take a deep breath Restroom was quite old design
Children playing, close to many activities.
Loud pool activity until 10:00pm
nice pool, great breakfast
there were no 'rinse off' showers by the pool
Located close to gas station ,shopping center, and dinning areas...just a few minutes away from Legoland . Really cute pool area ..the whole setting of the building is just nice made it easy to find your way.
Room was close to their generator ,it was noisy...but the pool view ..made it worth it.
Great pool, nice staff, good size room. Good if you are going to Lego
Middle of nowhere by the freeway - wished we had stayed nearer the beach
Convenience was key. This was close to the highway and close to Legoland. The pool was nice. The atmosphere was family like. Lots of kids.
The bed wasn't comfortable. My husband and I tossed and turned. Could have used a towel or two more in the room. The TV signal was grainy.
The breakfast food was poor
The room and facilities was accurately advertised. The room was non-smoking, spacious, comfortable and clean. The morning breakfast was ample and organized. The staff was pleasant and helpful. Nice location overall close to shopping and varied restaurants. Parking close to the rooms. Even the daily USA Today news. Ease of checking in and out. Thank you.
Nothing to be dissatisfied with given the above review.
The Balcony and the breakfast.
" by the Sea"? It was by the freeway. Very misleading name.
The breakfast was good, but don't be late! Doors are locked at 10.00am promptly!
I booked this hotel because of its slightly lower rate compared to the resort in which we usually stay while vacationing in Carlsbad each summer. Unfortunately, it wasn't worth it. This hotel is in desperate need of updating. The entire property needs painting and repairs. The woman in the office was unfriendly and seemed unhappy to be there. The lights were not working in the bathroom in our room, there was hair in the bathtub and the carpet was slightly damp which made the room sticky.The 2 queen room was $200.00 per night with tax. It was definitely overpriced for the quality of the property. We were originally planning to stay 3 nights but cancelled our reservation when we were able to get reservations at the Grand Pacific Palisades Resort just up the street. The nightly rate was slightly($23.00) more but so worth it.
We had a room facing the pool which was great. The pool and hot tub were great too. It was a good location because we were going to lego land.
The price was very high for what we got. The breakfast was not very good for the price we paid for the room.
Loved that we could just walk there. Shuttle was a great convenience as well.
That both phones did not work when we arrived. Poor WiFi connectivity.
Liked everything almost there
1. poor quality of wify 2. I like firm beds. that was not there
Good service, friendly staff, and family environment. I would stay there again.
The facilities need to be updated.
Location was great!
As soon as we opened the door to our room we could smell mold. Our room had mold in many spots in the bathroom. There were also rust around all the doors and windows and around 50 gnats stuck to the bathroom ceiling. We all woke up with sore throats. We had planned a 3 day stay and only slept in our room and checked out the next morning. I called our booking agent as soon as we got in the room to change our reservation to 1 day and they contacted the hotel staff. The staff never contacted us to help in the situation at all.
Great location. Shuttle was very handy and always ready
The WiFi was very poor if it was working at all. No signal half the time
The area was nice and so was the staff.
There were a few bugs flying around in my room that I had to deal with before going to bed.
Liked the back patio in our room and the grass areas for kids to play!
Need a waffle maker in breakfast room. Would have preferred more counter space in sink area.
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