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Beach Terrace Inn

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

A very nice place right on the beach and walking distance to everything.

Have never had a room so close to the surf. Recently remodeled and very spacious. Highlight was watching sunsets from the room's balcony.

Easy check in, very relaxing resort! Very friendly staff, nice continental breakfast! Loved the pool and Jacuzzi! Our room was extremely spacious with a breath taking view!

Very Nice hotel on the beach. Great staff, nice pool and Jacuzzi! Beautiful view!

Nicely decorated rooms, comfortable beds, big bathrooms with large walk In Showers made my stay comfortable . Location was great on the beach and walking distance to shops and restaurants. Employees were friendly for most part. Steep stairs to second floor room was not easy for someone with knee problems And carrying heavy luggage. Quiet and safe neighborhood. Weather was cold during our stay so couldn't use beach chairs and loungers but appeared very nice. Free parking in lot across from hotel was convenient. There was a small fridge in the room but no microwave.

Love it!! Right in front of the beach. Provided towel, chair n umbrella to sit out on the beach. Room is clean n we are able to just walk to all the restaurants

Very nice stay. The staff was extremely friendly. Loved being right on the ocean.

Beautiful, spacious room, comfortable bed, gorgeous views. Outstanding place to wind up a road trip. Points to pay attention to: pricey, there can be considerable steps to get to your room floor with no elevator, and in light of the most beautiful bathroom we had on a 12 day coastal road trip, the water pressure was low. The shower was gorgeous but very low pressure coming from the rain head. All that said we loved our stay.

I was looking for a beach getaway and this couldn't have been any better! Hotel was literally on the beach. Exactly what I was looking for. The staff was very friendly and helpful! Will definitely go back!

We were traveling with two small kids under age of 3 and while the hotel met our every expectation, I would not come back with small kids. The looks we received from other guests when our kids would laugh or show excitement on the way to the beach or pool made us very uncomfortable. And the many stairs and small passageways made it hard to load and unload. BUT, when I am ready for a nice adult vacation or the kids are older (like teenagers) this would be my first choice. Friendly staff, GREAT location. If I wasn't so busy trying to stop my kids from acting happy, I would have had the perfect trip.

Highly recommend staying at this place. Perfect view and location as it is right on the beach. My only complaint would be that housekeeping missed a few spots...there was a pile of sand on the balcony (I was on the 2nd floor) and the railing had someting smeared on it (maybe boogers) from the prior guest I assume.

The hotel location is fantastic, rooms and beds were small.

It was a wonderful room. The beds were very comfortable. The walk-in shower was great. Bathrobes were provided--NICE. The weather was beautiful. Great restaurants within walking distance. We'll definitely return--possibly next February for our wedding anniversary.

You can't get any closer to the ocean in this oceanfront room. Great view; great feeling of being connected to the waves rolling in. The room was clean and well maintained. Both the room and the bathroom were quite spacious. The continental breakfast was the only area that could be improved. Otherwise, a great stay!

I started out looking at hotels in San Diego, but a convention there forced me to look North. I didn't know anything about the geography of the area, so I didn't know there is a spectacular continuous beach from Carlsbad to Oceanside. But now I do, and I'm glad I found it! The Beach Terrace Inn is located in the prefect spot. Steps away from the ocean, with a great view and the sound of the waves. And within a few blocks of the Carlsbad Village shopping and dining area. The room was larger than expected, and nicely appointed and clean. The cold breakfast bar had lots of fruit along with juice, bread, cereal, and pastries. A great way to start the day. My only complaints were the low flow faucets and shower and hard water, but hey its Southern California, it should be a desert wasteland. And the lack of a spare T paper roll and tissue paper box (the last morning they both ran out just as we left - that was almost a problem - instead of just an irritation).

My wife and I had a beautiful view, a very large room, and a first class bathroom. I appreciated a modern stall shower instead of a tub-shower. Location allowed walks into the village for meals. I should have taken my own pillow, however.

Nice hotel. Location was great. A bit frustrated with the staff's inability to schedule routine maintenance to occur during the day, when everyone is awake! Also took issue with the fact that I couldn't park two vehicles in the empty parking lot. I was told I would be towed for parking my second car in the hotel's lot, even though there were only 3 other cars in the 20+ space lot. Parking outside of the hotel's lot is hit or miss as this is a beach front street.

The Beach Terrace Inn in Carlsbad, California is a nice hotel. The check in process was good, although I was asked numerous times how many people will be staying in the room. They upgraded my room to a oversized ocean view room, I couldn't of asked for more. The morning continental breakfast was alright. Your typical bagel, cereal, fruit bar. The hostess at the continental breakfast was sweet. Check out was fast, the front desk clerk already had my receipt ready for me when I walked into the lobby.

What a nice place to stay!! Beautiful location on the beach. The staff were very welcoming and made us feel at home. I highly recommend.

2775 Ocean St Carlsbad CA

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool

Located 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Carlsbad State Beach, Beach Terrace Inn is within a 10-minute drive of California Surf Museum. This 3.5-star hotel welcomes guests with 48 rooms and conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. It's in central Carlsbad and also close to Carlsbad Premium Outlets and Oceanside Pier.


Dining

Free continental breakfast is included with your stay.


Rooms

Beach Terrace Inn's 48 air-conditioned rooms provide iPod docks, refrigerators, and coffee makers. 42-inch TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding and down comforters ensure a restful night. Free newspapers, free local calls, and free bottled water are other standard amenities.


Property features

At Beach Terrace Inn, guests have access to an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a rooftop terrace. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a 24-hour business center.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Beach Terrace Inn

Everyone (8) Couples (4) Business (1) Family (6)
5

perfect beach location

Everyone

A very nice place right on the beach and walking distance to everything.

By , from Calabasas, CA on Jun 22, 2017

5

great beach side location

Everyone

Have never had a room so close to the surf. Recently remodeled and very spacious. Highlight was watching sunsets from the room's balcony.

By , from minneapolis on Apr 25, 2017

5

beautiful resort on carlsbad beach!

Everyone
View from our room Beautiful sunset

Easy check in, very relaxing resort! Very friendly staff, nice continental breakfast! Loved the pool and Jacuzzi! Our room was extremely spacious with a breath taking view!

By , from Fostoria on Jan 25, 2017

5

cozy hotel on the beach

Everyone

Very Nice hotel on the beach. Great staff, nice pool and Jacuzzi! Beautiful view!

By , from ohio on Dec 31, 2016

5

great location nice rooms

Everyone

Nicely decorated rooms, comfortable beds, big bathrooms with large walk In Showers made my stay comfortable . Location was great on the beach and walking distance to shops and restaurants. Employees were friendly for most part. Steep stairs to second floor room was not easy for someone with knee problems And carrying heavy luggage. Quiet and safe neighborhood. Weather was cold during our stay so couldn't use beach chairs and loungers but appeared very nice. Free parking in lot across from hotel was convenient. There was a small fridge in the room but no microwave.

By , from indiana on Dec 12, 2016

5

nice hotel that's closed to all the restaurants

Everyone

Love it!! Right in front of the beach. Provided towel, chair n umbrella to sit out on the beach. Room is clean n we are able to just walk to all the restaurants

By , from long beach, Ca on Oct 3, 2016

5

great stay on the ocean.

Everyone

Very nice stay. The staff was extremely friendly. Loved being right on the ocean.

By , from IL on Jun 25, 2016

Review comment responded on Jul 23, 2016

Dear William, We thank you for lettinjg us know about your recent visit to the Beach Terrace Inn! We hope we may have the pleasure of hosting you again in the near future. Many Thanks, Ryan R. Assistant Hotel Manager

4

heaven by the ocean

Everyone

Beautiful, spacious room, comfortable bed, gorgeous views. Outstanding place to wind up a road trip. Points to pay attention to: pricey, there can be considerable steps to get to your room floor with no elevator, and in light of the most beautiful bathroom we had on a 12 day coastal road trip, the water pressure was low. The shower was gorgeous but very low pressure coming from the rain head. All that said we loved our stay.

By , from arizona on Jun 16, 2016

Review comment responded on Jul 22, 2016

Dear Guest, We thank you for letting us know about your recent visit to the Beach Terrace Inn! We hope we may have the pleasure of hosting you again in the near future. Many Thanks, Ryan R. Assistant Hotel Manager

4

beach getaway

Couples

I was looking for a beach getaway and this couldn't have been any better! Hotel was literally on the beach. Exactly what I was looking for. The staff was very friendly and helpful! Will definitely go back!

By on Nov 18, 2013

4

a great hotel, not for small babies.

Families

We were traveling with two small kids under age of 3 and while the hotel met our every expectation, I would not come back with small kids. The looks we received from other guests when our kids would laugh or show excitement on the way to the beach or pool made us very uncomfortable. And the many stairs and small passageways made it hard to load and unload. BUT, when I am ready for a nice adult vacation or the kids are older (like teenagers) this would be my first choice. Friendly staff, GREAT location. If I wasn't so busy trying to stop my kids from acting happy, I would have had the perfect trip.

By on Jul 12, 2013