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Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel

Star Rating
3 out of 5



3.9 / 5Good
4,323 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Flower Fields of Carlsbad
    4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Museum of Making Music
    5 min walk
  • Restaurant
    King's Fish House
    5 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Veggie Grill
    8 min walk
  • Airport
    Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar)
    4 min drive

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    About this area


    Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel is located near the beach and in an area with good airport proximity. Oceanside Pier and Oceanside Harbor are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Flower Fields of Carlsbad and Carlsbad State Beach. Check out an event or a game at Del Mar Racetrack, and consider making time for Legoland California, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Flower Fields of Carlsbad - 4 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Museum of Making Music - 5 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Carlsbad Premium Outlets - 8 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Sealife Aquarium - 6 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Legoland California - 8 min drive

    Getting around

    • Carlsbad Village Station - 5 min drive
    • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) - 4 min drive


    • King's Fish House — 5 min walk
    • Veggie Grill — 8 min walk
    • The Village Kitchen & Pie Shoppe — 3 min drive
    • Subway Sandwiches — 3 min drive
    • Carlsbad Pizza by the Slice — 4 min drive

    About this property

    Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel

    This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Free breakfast (local cuisine) is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free area shuttle. Other amenities include a spa tub, a 24-hour business center, and a meeting room. All 146 rooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include refrigerators and coffee makers. Free WiFi and balconies or patios are standard, as are LCD TVs with cable channels.

    Renovations and closures

    The property will be renovating from 28 October 2019 to 11 November 2019 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
    • Spa tub
    • Select guestrooms
    During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    • Free self parking
    • Free area shuttle up to 3 mi
    • 24-hour train station pick-up shuttle (surcharge)
    • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
    • Free theme park shuttle

    Food and drink

    • Free local cuisine breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–9:30 AM
    • 1 restaurant

    Things to do

    • Fitness center
    • Outdoor pool
    • Spa tub

    Family friendly

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


    • 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

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

    Business services

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


    • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    • Accessible bathroom
    • In-room accessibility
    • Roll-in shower


    • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning
    • Pillow-top mattress
    • Premium bedding


    • Shower/tub combination


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

    Food and drink

    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Refrigerator

    Outdoor space

    • Balcony or patio


    • Desk
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Safe

    Nearby things to do


    • Beach access
    • Bicycle rentals
    • Golf lessons
    • Golfing
    • Kayaking
    • Theme parks
    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    Staff was extremely friendly shuttle to legoland awesome. Breakfast could be better same food served everyday.That could be changed to fresh eggs and like differant meat such as ham, we had a choice of sausage and eggs and eggs were powder I believe,but the samething everyday.

    Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    Fall Break family vacation.

    Carlsbad by the Sea was so nice. The moment i walked in the front desk lady was friendly and courteous. Check in was quick. The piol and ammenities were great. The breakfast was the widest variety and it tasted good too. The room was very clean and the beds were so comfortable. Best night sleep I've ever had at a hotel. It was closes to so many things like the beach, legoland & shopping. They eve have a shuttle to thos places which makes it so convinient. I would recommend this place to anyone.

    Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019


    Just ok

    The overall hotel itself was okay. The front desk staff was very friendly. The mattresses on the beds were very hard and uncomfortable. I wasn’t a fan of the free breakfast, if you do end up taking advantage of it, stick to the foods that were not “cooked” in their kitchen.

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    Location is great..and from the the time we check-in everybody are accommodating and willing to make your stay enjoyable.

    Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

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