Located in Sorrento Valley, Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-San Diego North is within a 15-minute drive of University of California-San Diego and Torrey Pines State Beach. This 180 -room, 3-star hotel has conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. VA Medical Center and Geisel Library are also close to this San Diego hotel.


Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay. Explore the hotel and meet new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant.


Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-San Diego North's 180 rooms are air-conditioned and provide microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and 32-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include phones, ironing boards, and desks.

Property features

Guests staying at Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-San Diego North enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. There's free parking and a free area shuttle. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, 5 meeting rooms, and conference space.


  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-San Diego North

5975 Lusk Blvd San Diego CA 92121

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The 7-story Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-San Diego North is 5 miles from University Town Center and 14 miles from Old Town San Diego.

The hotel features a living-room style lobby with fireplace, adjacent bar and restaurant, and complimentary weekday newspapers at the front desk. The hotel also features 5 meeting and conference space, a business center and a restaurant and bar, open for dinner.

Complimentary amenities include a daily buffet breakfast with hot items, shuttle transportation to businesses within a 5-mile radius between 7 AM and 7 PM (hours and availability subject to change without notice) and wireless Internet access. Self parking is free.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Total number of rooms - 180 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 372 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4000 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-San Diego North offers 180 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

This San Diego hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Desk 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast with hot items, including eggs, bacon, pastries, and Belgian waffles, is provided each morning.

Country Bar & Grill - This lobby-level restaurant offers a variety of fare including sandwiches, burgers, steak, seafood, and salads. Beer, wine, and cocktails are also available. Open from 5 PM until 10 PM Monday - Friday.

Room Service - Available between 5 PM and 10 PM weekdays.

Nearby restaurants include:


El Torito

Karl Strauss

Nearby Things to Do

Provided on site are an outdoor pool and whirlpool, as well as a fitness center.

In addition to the recreational opportunities expected of a seaside resort, guests can enjoy ice skating at University Town Centre, a complex of of shops, restaurants, and movie theaters, 5 miles from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are located near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per accommodation, per stay
  • Dogs only

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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per accommodation, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Country Carlson-San
  • Country Carlson-San Diego North
  • Country Inn Carlson-San
  • Country Inn Carlson-San Diego North

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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