Get an overview of this hotelFree breakfast and a pool, 1 mile from Legoland®

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Outdoor pool

Opposite the outlet mall

Guests at Carlsbad By the Sea Resort can cross the street to shop at Barney’s New York and Calvin Klein, just 2 of the more than 90 stores at Carlsbad Premium Outlet Mall. Legoland® is 1 mile (0.6 km) from the resort, and it’s a 7-minute drive to downtown Carlsbad.

American breakfast buffet

Guests start their day the perfect way - with a breakfast buffet on the patio. There’s an inviting outdoor pool to swim in and lounge by, and a fitness center for a workout.

Parking is free

Simple, cozy guestrooms feature free WiFi and LCD TVs with premium cable. Guests can chill drinks in the mini-fridge or heat up leftovers in the microwave. All rooms are equipped with coffeemakers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Carlsbad By The Sea Resort provides a spa tub and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This 3-star property includes a business center for the work-centric traveler. Event facilities measuring 2,000 square feet include a conference center and conference space. This family-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a garden. An area shuttle that serves a 3 mile radius, a theme park shuttle, and a beach shuttle are complimentary for guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Computer station 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 142 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower only 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6 AM and 9:30 AM.

Entertainment

Located directly across from Carlsbad Premium Outlets, Close to Sunny Beaches, just a half mile to LEGOLAND CA. Enjoy a round at The Crossing Golf Course, or wander around Downtown Carlsbad. Visit the Carlsbad Mineral Spa. We are an easy commute to Camp Pendleton, and just a short drive to Sea World, San Diego Wild Animal Park, or The San Diego Zoo. Adjacent to the Resort is King's Fish House, PF Changs, and BJ's Brewhouse. Stroll across the street to enjoy Ruby's Diner, Belle Fleur, and more.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub 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.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
Please note that rollaway beds are available only in rooms with single king beds.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 16 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per day.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 35 lb)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
No elevators
This hotel’s policy is that pets may not be left unattended in guestrooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Carlsbad Resort
  • Carlsbad Sea
  • Carlsbad Sea Resort
  • Resort Carlsbad
  • Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel Carlsbad

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport and 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. Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. 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.


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