Book your room at Carlsbad By The Sea Resort
Get an overview of this hotelFree breakfast and a pool, 1 mile from Legoland®
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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 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.Would you like to give us feedback? Share it! Opens in a new window
Carlsbad By The Sea Resort850 Palomar Airport Road Carlsbad CA 92011
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 bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with wireless Internet access (surcharge).
Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 5,005 square feet (465 square meters) include a conference center and conference space. This family-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a garden. An area shuttle within 5 mi, a theme park shuttle, and a beach shuttle are complimentary for guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary.
- 24-hour business center
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Free area shuttle
- Beach shuttle (surcharge)
- Beach towels
- Concierge services
- Designated smoking areas
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fitness facilities
- Free breakfast
- Free self parking
- Laundry facilities
- Luggage storage
- Meeting rooms
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 2
- Number of meeting rooms - 2
- Outdoor pool
- RV, bus, truck parking
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Spa tub
- Free theme park shuttle
- Total number of rooms - 150
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Train station pickup (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- WiFi (surcharge)
Family Friendly Amenities
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
- Outdoor pool
- Theme park shuttle (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)
Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking
- Balcony or patio
- Cable TV service
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Free WiFi
- Iron/ironing board
- LCD TV
- Pay movies
- Pillowtop mattress
- Premium bedding
- Premium TV channels
- Private bathroom
Where to Eat
A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6 AM and 9:30 AM.
TGI Fridays - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.
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. When its time to dine, we have TGIF on site. 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.
- Golfing nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time ends at Midnight
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children under 16 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 75 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 hotel 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
- Pet deposit: USD 75 per stay
- Pet fee: USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
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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. 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.