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Carlsbad By The Sea Resort

Carlsbad By The Sea Resort

850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad
    3.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    3.8 out of 5 (3,449 reviews)
    Nice hotel, great locationHotel was very clean and conveniently located near everything.
    Apr 23, 2018

    Carlsbad By The Sea Resort$99

    Carlsbad By The Sea Resort$99
    Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

    Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

    1 Ponto Rd, Carlsbad
      4.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.4 out of 5 (1,212 reviews)
      We had a great time! They were accommodating to our dog and the dog sitter that the hotel recommended on their list Tricia was excellent! Highly recommended for dog sitter! All of us had a great time even our dog Mochi.
      Apr 20, 2018

      Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort$114

      Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort$114
      Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel

      Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel

      3200 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad
        3.0 out of 5.0
         
         
        4.3 out of 5 (611 reviews)
        Hotel stay Perfect place if you want to be close to the beach. Thin walls but otherwise great hotel.
        Apr 17, 2018

        Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel$161

        Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel$161
        Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge

        Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge

        3180 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad
          2.5 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.4 out of 5 (483 reviews)
          Great hotel, great location! Breakfast was simple but worked for us. Staff was super friendly. We will stay there again. Only complaint was the sofa bed in the king family suite was not very comfortable.
          Apr 20, 2018

          Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge$144

          Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge$144
          Beach Terrace Inn

          Beach Terrace Inn

          2775 Ocean St, Carlsbad
            3.5 out of 5.0
             
             
            4.6 out of 5 (604 reviews)
            This is one of my favorite hotels. Great views and amazing clean and spacious rooms
            Apr 19, 2018

            Beach Terrace Inn$259

            Beach Terrace Inn$259
            La Quinta Inn & Suites Carlsbad - Legoland Area

            La Quinta Inn & Suites Carlsbad - Legoland Area

            760 Macadamia Dr, Carlsbad
              2.5 out of 5.0
               
               
              3.9 out of 5 (1,899 reviews)
              Clean & affordableGreat location near the beach-very clean and great price
              Apr 22, 2018

              La Quinta Inn & Suites Carlsbad - Legoland Area$81

              La Quinta Inn & Suites Carlsbad - Legoland Area$81
              Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach

              Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach

              751 Raintree Drive, Carlsbad
                2.5 out of 5.0
                 
                 
                4.2 out of 5 (1,204 reviews)
                Nice staff and clean place. Close to all shops And restaurants
                Apr 21, 2018

                Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach$101

                Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach$101
                Motel 6 Carlsbad Beach

                Motel 6 Carlsbad Beach

                750 Raintree Drive, Carlsbad
                  2.0 out of 5.0
                   
                   
                  3.5 out of 5 (1,180 reviews)
                  Nice and CleanI have never been to a Motel 6 that was so comfortable! I slept like a baby! A block away from the beach and all your everyday needs.
                  Apr 14, 2018

                  Motel 6 Carlsbad Beach$57

                  Motel 6 Carlsbad Beach$57
                  HYATT house San Diego/Carlsbad

                  HYATT house San Diego/Carlsbad

                  5010 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad
                    3.0 out of 5.0
                     
                     
                    4.3 out of 5 (1,349 reviews)
                    Great hotelLocated only a mile from Legoland and the state beach was only 3 mile drive away. Shops were relatively close by. breakfast was good in the morning with plenty of choice. Great hotel all in all.
                    Apr 7, 2018

                    HYATT house San Diego/Carlsbad$147

                    HYATT house San Diego/Carlsbad$147
                    Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort

                    Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort

                    3075 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad
                      3.0 out of 5.0
                       
                       
                      4.3 out of 5 (582 reviews)
                      Great hotel close to all activities I started in a condo , not realizing a “suite” was a condo. The concierge took time to change my room to be in the hotel. Nice , quiet and comfortable. Will return for a third time on my next visit to California
                      Apr 17, 2018

                      Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort$165

                      Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort$165
                      Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach

                      Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach

                      6450 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad
                        3.0 out of 5.0
                         
                         
                        4.2 out of 5 (1,028 reviews)
                        Nice room With a view of ocean Staff was very helpful
                        Apr 15, 2018

                        Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach$137

                        Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach$137
                        Ramada Carlsbad

                        Ramada Carlsbad

                        751 Macadamia Dr, Carlsbad
                          2.5 out of 5.0
                           
                           
                          3.1 out of 5 (2,086 reviews)
                          Clean hotel, close to beach and Legoland.Outside of hotel in middle of repairs, but inside nicely done. Great breakfast.
                          Apr 21, 2018

                          Ramada Carlsbad$55

                          Ramada Carlsbad$55
                          Carlsbad Seapointe Resort

                          Carlsbad Seapointe Resort

                          6400 Surfside Lane, Carlsbad
                            3.0 out of 5.0
                             
                             
                            4.1 out of 5 (265 reviews)
                            I couldn’t be more happy with the property. Everything was clean and well kept. The bed was so comfortable I haven’t slept that well in a long time. Is was so nice to open the slider at night and hear the sound of the ocean. I would definitely return and recommend this property. Only down side is ...
                            Apr 16, 2018

                            Carlsbad Seapointe Resort$191

                            Carlsbad Seapointe Resort$191
                            Ocean Palms Beach Resort

                            Ocean Palms Beach Resort

                            2950 Ocean Street, Carlsbad
                              2.5 out of 5.0
                               
                               
                              4.3 out of 5 (154 reviews)
                              California DreamPerfect for a weekend away or a week away rooms and property always kept clean and maintained, weight room is awesome not just your average bowflex home gym actual plates, racks, and dumbbells along with cardio equipment. Community fire pits with seating is always nice to sit and relax by at night. ...
                              Apr 13, 2018

                              Ocean Palms Beach Resort$215

                              Ocean Palms Beach Resort$215
                              Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel

                              Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel

                              5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad
                                3.5 out of 5.0
                                 
                                 
                                4.2 out of 5 (1,749 reviews)
                                Nice hotel real close to legolandRoom was nice clean wheb we arrived but after a long day at legoland, thy came to our toom during the day and take took all of pur towels and no clean ones in return didnt turn our beds or leave trash bags in our trash cans. Overall nice and roomy for all but needs more comfortable beds and ...
                                Apr 22, 2018

                                Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel$127

                                Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel$127
                                Motel 6 Carlsbad Downtown

                                Motel 6 Carlsbad Downtown

                                1006 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad
                                  2.0 out of 5.0
                                   
                                   
                                  3.7 out of 5 (476 reviews)
                                  Location is good, meets basic needsIt's what you expect from a motel 6. Basics for sure. Nicely remodeled. Location is great. Has a Dennys in the same parking lot and is walking distance to downtown eateries and shops. Went there with two small kids. Was a bit dirty but was fine since we only stayed for a few hours to sleep. Good ...
                                  Mar 11, 2018

                                  Motel 6 Carlsbad Downtown$63

                                  Motel 6 Carlsbad Downtown$63
                                  Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland

                                  Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland

                                  3666 Pio Pico Drive, Carlsbad
                                    2.0 out of 5.0
                                     
                                     
                                    4.1 out of 5 (732 reviews)
                                    Great hotel for the price. Close to downtown Carlsbad and the beach. Based on the listing I thought they offered a more substantial breakfast but there is a delicious restaurant within walking distance. All in all, I was pleased with my stay!
                                    Apr 15, 2018

                                    Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland$66

                                    Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Legoland$66
                                    Family Friendly Luxury Beachfront Rental, Sandy Beach, New Fresh Decor,bbq, View

                                    Family Friendly Luxury Beachfront Rental, Sandy Beach, New Fresh Decor,bbq, View

                                    , Carlsbad
                                       
                                       
                                      4.9 out of 5 (34 reviews)
                                      Charming Beach Cottage! Walk 5 Mins to Beach! 10 Mins TO Legoland! Huge Backyard

                                      Charming Beach Cottage! Walk 5 Mins to Beach! 10 Mins TO Legoland! Huge Backyard

                                      320 Hemlock Ave, Carlsbad
                                         
                                         
                                        5.0 out of 5 (31 reviews)
                                        Scandia Motel

                                        Scandia Motel

                                        2550 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad
                                          2.5 out of 5.0
                                           
                                           
                                          3.2 out of 5 (183 reviews)
                                          Convenient area, clean rooms, small but cozy...The standard rooms are of a smaller size, but have fresh paint, are clean, have laminate floors, and the location is a few block's walk to downtown Carlsbad, the beach, the Carlsbad lagoons, or Carlsbad Village / store and eatery area. The motel is on Pacific Coast Highway, but in Carlsbad, the street ...
                                          Apr 17, 2018

                                          Scandia Motel$57

                                          Scandia Motel$57

                                          Recently booked Beach Hotels in Carlsbad

                                          Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
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                                          Beach Hotels in Carlsbad

                                          Known for its stunning beaches and surfing, Carlsbad has a lot to offer the traveler dreaming of a beach holiday. This family-friendly destination has 45 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

                                          As you decide on a place to stay near the beach in Carlsbad, take a look at these top hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.

                                          Carlsbad By The Sea Resort - 3-star hotel near Carlsbad Lagoon. It features an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and a spa tub. Guests love the spacious rooms and family friendliness.

                                          Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort - 4.5-star luxury resort near Carlsbad Lagoon. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and proximity to shopping. This resort boasts an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a poolside bar.

                                          Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel - 3-star hotel on Carlsbad State Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, free breakfast, and a restaurant. Activities include beach yoga. Guest reviews highlight the beach locale and pool.

                                          Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge - 2.5-star hotel near Carlsbad State Beach. It features an outdoor pool, free continental breakfast, and a spa tub. Guests love the central location and breakfast.

                                          Beach Terrace Inn - 3.5-star romantic hotel on the beach. Our travelers recommend its walkable location and proximity to shopping. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, free continental breakfast, and a spa tub. Activities include surfing on site.

                                          Planning Your Trip to Carlsbad

                                          If you're wondering about the best time to visit, here's what you can expect from the local weather:

                                          • Hottest months: September, August, July, and October, with an average temperature of 77°F
                                          • Coldest months: January, December, November, and February, with an average temperature of 40°F
                                          • Driest months: October, April, November, and December, with an average rainfall of 1.20 inches
                                          • Rainiest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 2.52 inches

                                          Sightseeing in and Around Carlsbad

                                          After checking into your accommodation of choice, you'll probably want to venture out and explore. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Carlsbad Lagoon or Carlsbad State Beach. Take advantage of the area's surfing and shopping, and make time for local attractions like Legoland California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets. You can also pay a visit to The Crossings at Carlsbad or Poinsettia Park for more to see and do. Visitors also enjoy Carlsbad for its:
                                          • Flowers
                                          • Theme parks
                                          • Jogging trails

                                          Getting Around Carlsbad

                                          Make your way to Carlsbad with a flight to Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), the closest major airport which is located 23.4 mi (37.6 km) from the city center. If you want to venture outside of the area, ride aboard one of the trains from Carlsbad Village Coaster Station.