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 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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Carlsbad By The Sea Resort
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 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.
- 24-hour front desk
- Free airport transportation
- Total number of rooms - 142
- Number of floors - 2
- Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
- Free breakfast
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fitness facilities
- Free theme park shuttle
- Beach shuttle (surcharge)
- Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
- Free WiFi
- Designated smoking areas
- Computer station
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Laundry facilities
- One meeting room
- Multilingual staff
- RV, bus, truck parking
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free area shuttle
- 24-hour business center
- Train station pickup (surcharge)
- Beach towels
- Free self parking
- Spa tub
- Outdoor pool
- Wedding services
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Outdoor pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- Theme park shuttle (complimentary)
- Laundry facilities
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Balcony or patio
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Shower only
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- Free WiFi
- Pillowtop mattress
- LCD TV
- Free cribs/infant beds
Where to Eat
A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6 AM and 9:30 AM.
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.
- Golfing nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
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
Minimum check-in age is 21
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 16 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- 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 rollaway/extra beds available
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.
- 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.