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Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel

3.0 out of 5.0

Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

On the positive, the hotel was close to shopping and great places to eat and visit. On the negative side, there are many issues. The room was dark, even with all the lights on. When you open the slider door curtains, you do get enough light, but you lose your privacy. The bathroom doors and floor were water damaged with spots of mold The bathroom tub also did not drain when we arrived, but issue was quickly repaired by staff. But the big negative was when we woke up on our final morning we were greeted by a dead cockroach in the bathroom. Even though all the staff were excellent, because of the above room issues, we will not return to this place in the future.

Place was run down. Our family slept on Springs because the mattresses were so terrible.

The staff was absolutely great! I called to try and have an early check in and was informed rooms were not available but they would call me as soon as a room was available. I received a call an hour later and still 5 hours prior to schedule check in time.

The stag are lovely, the location wonderful, and pool area nicely kept. Our room was dated (a tad musty) but otherwise exceptionally clean.

Will be my last time ever here! Breakfast were horrible. Checkin staff is not friendly.

Nice and clean property. Enjoyed the continental breakfast to start the day.

Great place, excellent location, I just think some furniture needs to be updated cuz it's getting frayed and dingy. Been here before...and will again!

Close to shopping center and restaurants lady driver of van asked us to check or verify if other people were needing ride to Legoland ? Get out if can and check your self do your job !

Great location and so happy they allow dogs! We've stayed here on multiple occasions. It is unfortunate when you get someone staying in the room next to you because you can hear EVERYTHING! It was especially unfortunate for us since our neighbors woke up at 4am. But overall a fine hotel. Not exceptional, but fine.

We really enjoy the big size room, comfortable beds, and free shuttle to Legoland. The free breakfast buffet has good variety and declicious. The hotel ground is nice with grass areas, heated pool, and good location with lots of restaurants nearby. If you are going to Legoland, using the free hotel shuttle saves you the hussle of finding parking and parking fee. It drops us and picks us right from the entrance. This is a very good value hotel that I can recommend to everybody.

Air-conditioning wasn't working good. It was only air fan that was working

Nice hotel and very convenience for what we need with nice staff and clean rooms

Great place to stay if your going to Lego land! Great Staff and accommodations, will stay here again!

Close to Legoland; free shuttle service to and from Legoland; close to the beach; great continental breakfast

Nice Hotel close to shopping mall. The staff are nice and friendly. Cleanliness of the room is ok but the smell is very disappointing. I stayed for 3 nights the second night I complained about the smell burned smoke. they said that they're going to change the filter and suck the smell out but the same nothing changed. I feel like there was a fire on that room and they haven't cleaned the walls the smell of the smoke is still sticking on the walls. Room #122

We stayed there for 5 nights. Price per night we received was really good. Room were little smaller for 5 people. Outside structure of the hotel is very beautiful but rooms are okay. Pool and hot tub was really nice. My kids loved the time spent in pool. Pool water was not that warmed though considering heated pool. Location of the hiyel is really good. They have shopping area and everything is really close by. Legoland is very close to the hotel and van service which hotel provides is really awesome as well, which saves your money to park your car at the legoland. Breakfast wasn't very good and tempting, they have same stuff everyday and not that many good choices.

850 Palomar Airport Road Carlsbad CA

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Flower Fields of Carlsbad and Carlsbad Premium Outlets
  • Free local cuisine breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining

Flower Fields of Carlsbad is within a 5-minute walk of Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel while other popular sites like Carlsbad Premium Outlets are within a 15-minute stroll. This 146-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free local cuisine breakfast, served each morning from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM. This hotel has a restaurant where you can enjoy a bite to eat.


Rooms

Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 36-inch an LCD TV with cable channels. Climb into a pillowtop bed with premium linens. Other standard amenities include a balcony or patio, a refrigerator, and a coffee maker.


Property features

At Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. There's RV, bus, and truck parking and a free area shuttle. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with luggage storage, securing valuables, and dry cleaning/laundry. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a 24-hour business center.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Pool View

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Room, Accessible

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel

Everyone (71) Couples (29) Business (14) Family (144) Other (10) Friends (8)
2
Partner Couples

On the positive, the hotel was close to shopping and great places to eat and visit. On the negative side, there are many issues. The room was dark, even with all the lights on. When you open the slider door curtains, you do get enough light, but you lose your privacy. The bathroom doors and floor were water damaged with spots of mold The bathroom tub also did not drain when we arrived, but issue was quickly repaired by staff. But the big negative was when we woke up on our final morning we were greeted by a dead cockroach in the bathroom. Even though all the staff were excellent, because of the above room issues, we will not return to this place in the future.

By on Jun 9, 2019

2
Families

Place was run down. Our family slept on Springs because the mattresses were so terrible.

By on Jun 8, 2019

5
Family with small children

The staff was absolutely great! I called to try and have an early check in and was informed rooms were not available but they would call me as soon as a room was available. I received a call an hour later and still 5 hours prior to schedule check in time.

By on Apr 23, 2019

5
Everyone

By on Apr 21, 2019

4
Family with small children

The stag are lovely, the location wonderful, and pool area nicely kept. Our room was dated (a tad musty) but otherwise exceptionally clean.

By on Apr 20, 2019

5
Everyone

By on Apr 16, 2019

1
Families Families

Will be my last time ever here! Breakfast were horrible. Checkin staff is not friendly.

By on Apr 5, 2019

5
Everyone

By on Mar 31, 2019

5
Family with small children

Nice and clean property. Enjoyed the continental breakfast to start the day.

By on Mar 31, 2019

4
Everyone

Great place, excellent location, I just think some furniture needs to be updated cuz it's getting frayed and dingy. Been here before...and will again!

By on Mar 18, 2019

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.