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Outdoor pool, open 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Terrace/Patio
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Guest reviews

4.1 out of 5 Very Good
1,322 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Pet Friendly
Air Conditioning
Gym
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Explore the area

Popular LocationFlower Fields of Carlsbad4 min walk
Popular LocationCarlsbad Premium Outlets8 min walk
Popular LocationLegoland California14 min walk
AirportCarlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar)4 min drive

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  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Pool View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsPremium Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Pool View
  • Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View, Poolside

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsPremium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View, Poolside
  • Deluxe Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Courtyard View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed, Courtyard View
  • Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsPremium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Courtyard View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed, Courtyard View
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Courtyard View

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Courtyard View
  • Standard Room, Accessible, Ground Floor

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStandard Room, Accessible, Ground Floor

About this area

Carlsbad

Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel is located near the beach and in an area with good shopping. While the natural beauty of Flower Fields of Carlsbad and Carlsbad Lagoon can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can check out The Crossings at Carlsbad. Traveling with kids? Make time for Legoland California, or check out an event or a game at Del Mar Racetrack. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing, kayaking, and golf lessons.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Flower Fields of Carlsbad - 4 min walk
  • Carlsbad Premium Outlets - 8 min walk
  • Legoland California - 14 min walk
  • South Carlsbad State Beach - 15 min walk
  • Carlsbad Lagoon - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Carlsbad Poinsettia Station - 3 min drive
  • AirportCarlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) - 4 min drive

Restaurants

  • Ruby’s Diner — 5 min walk
  • King's Fish House — 5 min walk
  • Tip Top Meats — 5 min walk
  • P.F. Chang's — 6 min walk
  • Miguel's Cocina — 9 min walk

About this property

Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel

3-star family-friendly hotel, walk to Flower Fields of Carlsbad
An outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a 24-hour business center are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas, a free area shuttle, and a free theme park shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include self parking, a meeting room, and a children's pool. All 146 rooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include refrigerators and coffee makers. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also find WiFi and free local calls.
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.

This Carlsbad hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global), SafeStay (AHLA - USA), and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 12 per day)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: USD 12 per day
  • RV/bus/truck parking
  • Free area shuttle up to 2 miles
  • Train station pick-up shuttle (surcharge) from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free theme park shuttle

Things to do

  • Children's pool
  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in lobby
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • 1 meeting room
  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 36-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Recycling
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
Dogs only
1 per room (up to 77 lbs)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 22 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: USD 50 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 12 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Parking

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 12 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 22 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Pool access available from 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel?
As of Oct 25, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel on Nov 8, 2020 start from $87, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Pool access is from 8:30 AM–10:00 PM.
Is Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel allows dogs (limit 1 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 77 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel?
Self parking is available for USD 12 per day.
What time is check-in at Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM–anytime.
What time is check-out at Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel located?
This family-friendly Carlsbad hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Flower Fields of Carlsbad and Carlsbad Premium Outlets. Legoland California and The Crossings at Carlsbad are also within 2 mi (3 km). Carlsbad Poinsettia Station is 28 minutes by foot.
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4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
There was not something where we could sit in the room only a desk with a chair extra or sofa.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities
Pool service was convenient but the rooms have been remodeled need a little more upgrade as far as rooms being remodeled. Door hinges were broken and bathroom door needed fixing.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
No soap, no shampoo, dirty towels. Nice pool, nice grounds, decent location across the street from the mall and next to some restaurants. Friendly staff, although they didn’t bring soap when I asked for it. I’d stay here again, but bring some soap and towels.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
A large family party at the pool was unsafe with no security so we left.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Peggy at the front desk was very sweet and helpful! The hotel is in a great location, the room was clean and we look forward to returning
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

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