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Carlsbad By The Sea Resort

2,641 reviews
+1 760-438-7880

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Pets Allowed

Carlsbad By The Sea Resort Offers Free Shuttle Services

What Do the Rooms Include?

Rooms at Carlsbad By the Sea Resort offer guests comfort and convenience. There is a microwave, refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and LCD television with cable service, premium channels, and pay movies. Complimentary Wi-Fi and wired Internet access is available. The hotel provides cribs and infant beds upon request.

What Amenities/Features Does Carlsbad By The Sea Resort Offer?

Carlsbad By The Sea Resort has a 24-hour front desk offering tours and ticket help. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, spa tub, and fitness center. The hotel provides a complimentary breakfast buffet, and free self-parking, train station pick-up, and area, theme park, and beach shuttles. Business travelers appreciate there being a business center, meeting rooms, and conference space. A TGI Fridays restaurant, serving light meals, is on site.

What Are the Room Rates at Carlsbad By The Sea Resort?

The average rate nightly is $165 for a standard room with one king bed , and $188 for a room with two queen beds. The hotel collects a $5 daily resort fee at check-in.

What’s There to Do Nearby?

Carlsbad Premium Outlet Mall, with nearly 100 stores, is steps away from Carlsbad By The Sea Resort. Families often stay at the hotel to go to Legoland California, less than a mile from the hotel. Area beaches and The Crossing Golf Course are also nearby

What’s the Bottom Line?

When you’re considering hotels in Carlsbad, Carlsbad By The Sea Resort is a strong choice that stands out for its recreational amenities and free shuttle services.  

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850 Palomar Airport Road
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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User Highlights
"Close to premium outlets" "Excellent surrounding areas"
99% liked the proximity to shopping.
99% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby.
"Staff was excellent" "Excellent front desk service"
99% were happy with the shuttle service.
Management was excellent, said 89%.
"My kids loved the heated pool" "Pool area was clean"
Clean pool, said 73%.
"Excellent temperature control" "Old worn out towels"
Only 62% said rooms were clean enough.
87% thought they were poorly maintained.
"Lack of internet" "No Wi-Fi"
75% said the wifi quality was bad.
100% thought it was a great value.
"Gluten free cereal" "Worst complimentary breakfast"
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"New dining facility" "No sweet rolls"
Desserts were ok, said 53%.
77% said the pork dishes didn't taste good.
"Building a little bit old" "Patio furniture was old"
83% criticized the unstylish hotel.
84% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
Bar and Beverages
"Empty beer" "No bar"

Good to know...

Good shuttle service
Great shopping
Good restaurants & bars in the area
Hotel could use some updating
Expert Reviews
Exuding more of a motel feel than a resort vibe, the three-pearl Carlsbad by the Sea Resort may still be a good pick for families looking for affordable lodging. The hotel has 150 rooms...
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Fitness Center
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Spa or Sauna
From 4:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Resort Fee: USD 7.50 per accommodation, per night
  • Pet Fee: USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: USD 10.0 per day
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible