Carlsbad By The Sea Resort

850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, United States, 92011  show map
 3 stars
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Carlsbad By The Sea Resort

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Babysitting
Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning
Facilities for kids

Cribs/ Baby cots

Private beach

Beach towels

Overview

Carlsbad By The Sea Resort is a 3-star hotel providing a non-smoking accommodation near to Carlsbad State Beach, Poinsettia Park and Carlsbad Lagoon. Founded in 1981, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2010.

Its location next to a train station allows to see a chapel, a museum and a theater in Carlsbad. It is about 5 km away from the center of Carlsbad.

There are shopping centers and stores located nearby.

Coaster Carlsbad Poinsettia train station is 15 minutes' walking distance from the hotel. There is Mc Clellan-Palomar airport at a 5 km distance.

Rooms

Rooms of Carlsbad By The Sea Resort are appointed with climate control, high-speed internet, a mini-refrigerator, a sofa and coffee/tea makers. Some rooms at Carlsbad By The Sea Resort have a view over the garden. For more comfort a hairdryer and a shower are provided.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the dining area every morning. A variety of dishes are served in King's Fish House and San Sai, which are only 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

The hotel offers a baggage storage, free parking and a safety deposit box for general needs and a business center, secretarial services and a conference room for corporate travelers.

Relax

Leisure facilities in Carlsbad By The Sea Resort include loungers and a golf course. There are a gym and a fitness center provided at Carlsbad By The Sea Resort.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   149.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Water sports
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid beach shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach towels
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, United States, 92011

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City Center
  • Carlsbad
    4.8 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Coaster Carlsbad Poinsettia Station
    1.6 km
  • Coaster Carlsbad Village Station
    5.1 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
    160 m
  • King's Fish House
    240 m
Parks
  • Carlsbad Flower Fields
    180 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    149

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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Carlsbad By The Sea Resort Carlsbad location
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              Hotel Address:

              850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, United States, 92011

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Carlsbad
                4.8 km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Coaster Carlsbad Poinsettia Station
                1.6 km
              • Coaster Carlsbad Village Station
                5.1 km
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
                160 m
              • King's Fish House
                240 m
              Parks
              • Carlsbad Flower Fields
                180 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  4 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2010
              • Number of rooms:
                149

              Carlsbad By The Sea Resort Location

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • Legoland California - 800 m

              Train stations

              • Coaster Carlsbad Poinsettia Station - 1.5 km

              Shopping areas

              • Carlsbad Premium Outlets - 400 m

              Amusement

              • Legoland Theme Park - 600 m

              Museums

              • Museum of Making Music - 500 m

              Parks

              • South Carlsbad State Beach - 1.0 km

              Halls

              • Windmill Banquet and Catering - 100 m

              Local attractions

              • Poinsettia Park - 1.6 km
                6600 Hidden Valley Road, Carlsbad
              • Carlsbad Lagoon - 3.0 km
                4215 Harrison Street, Carlsbad
              • Batiquitos Lagoon - 4.6 km
                Batiquitos Dr, Carlsbad
              • Carlsbad Skatepark - 2.9 km
                2560 Orion Way, Carlsbad
              • Barrio - 4.5 km
                Tyler St. and Pine Ave., Carlsbad

              Near the hotel

              • Carlsbad Flower Fields - 180 m
                5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad
              • Museum of Making Music - 470 m
                5790 Armada Drive, Carlsbad
              • Sea Life Aquarium - 800 m
                One LEGOLAND Drive, Carlsbad
              • Carlsbad Premium Outlets - 440 m
                5620 Paseo del Norte, Suite 100, Carlsbad
              • Legoland California - 830 m
                1 Legoland Drive, Carlsbad
              • GIA Museum - 890 m
                5345 Armada Drive, Carlsbad

              Restaurants nearby

              • T.G.I. Friday's - 160 m

                Address: 890 Palomar Airport Rd

                58% likes this, based on 32 reviews
                Cuisine: American

              • Islands Restaurant - 220 m

                Address: 889 Palomar Airport Rd
                Phone: 760-602-9898

                65% likes this, based on 52 reviews

              • Ruby's Diner - 310 m

                Address: 5630 Paseo Del Norte #130D
                Phone: 760.931.7829

                71% likes this, based on 125 reviews
                Cuisine: American
                Price Range: GBP 3 - GBP 11

              • King's Fish House - 240 m

                Address: 5625 Paseo Del Norte
                Phone: 760-431-3474

                69% likes this, based on 141 reviews

              • Taco Bell - 260 m

                Address: 6017 Paseo Del Norte
                Phone: 760-931-7880

                52% likes this, based on 43 reviews
                Cuisine: Mexican

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  4 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2010
              • Number of rooms:
                149
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              Carlsbad By The Sea Resort Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Carlsbad By The Sea Resort

              Average guest rating

              8.0out of 10
              Fabulous
              Based on 67 reviews

              Guest reviews

              • Family with children
                7.0

                I really liked the location! It was minutes away from everything including the beach.

                Didn't care for the breakfast too much.

              • Group of friends
                5.0

                We chose this because we thought it was by the sea. Unfortunately, not.

              • Older travelers
                5.8

                It was easy to reach and not that expensive

                it is really close to the freeway and airport so rather noisy

              • Older travelers
                8.2

                The price was affordable, it was also comfortable, the beds were soft.

                The screen door to the balcony needs maintenence.

              • Single
                8.2

                I stayed at Carlsbad by the Sea resort because I needed to be close to the Encinitas region. The hotel was an easy and pleasurably scenic drive from the town, so the location was great. Parking was not an issue and there are loads of restaurants and the Carlsbad Premium Outlets just across the street which was very convenient. The room was very big, facing the pool, not the street, so not noisy at all.

                The gym is small and not very modern, but it was convenient to have one on site. Breakfast was included, which was nice, but the choices were limited and the layout of the buffet can be improved because there was always a queue.

              • Group of friends
                9.2

                Convenience to relatives, shopping, good restaurants, beaches. Free Continental Breakfast. Computer availability to print Boarding Passess.

                No elevator for 2nd floor rooms.

              • Family with children
                8.2

                Convenient arrangement of hotel. Wide beds. Comfortable number. Удобное расположение отеля. Широкие кровати. Комфортный номер.

                Hotel payment at settling in hotel. If you have used additional services in hotel at departure you again should pay for number in hotel + the received services. To pay in addition for additional services on a reception it was not possible!!!!Оплата отеля при заселении в отель. Если вы воспользовались дополнительными услугами в отеле, то при выезде вам снова придется оплачивать за номер в отеле + полученные услуги. Доплатить за дополнительные услуги на ресепшене было не возможно!!!!

              • Family with children
                8.0

                We liked that the rooms were remodeled recently and it helps make the stay more enjoyable and it was on the second floor. The room was not a small, the noise level was not loud considering the hotel is very close to the freeway, and the neighbors were not noisy. We enjoyed the use of the pool because there were not many using the pool. We liked that is was very close to the restaurants, shopping, and Legoland. We often walked to go to dinner, lunch, and shopping because it was easier that driving.

                The front door was hard to close. You had to pull hard and double check it; otherwise, there is a chance the door is still open. The alarm clock display was broken,and should have been report by us. The handle of the siding window door had sharp edges so someone could injure themselves. In the bathroom, there were no hand rails in case someone slips in the tub or needs support in getting in/out. There was a green gate with a card reader that we had to enter before heading to our room 259. The green gate was broken so it would not have prevented any outsiders from entering.

              • Single
                7.4

                There was no one at the front desk when I had to check out, and after waiting for five minutes, I left. I have since been charged $16,67 on my credit card, and I have no idea why. I never used any of the hotel's services.

              • Family with children
                4.6

                The landscaped gardens with their cute gazebos and nicely positioned pool and hot tub. The location is right across the street from easy fast restaurants and outlet shopping.

                The staff should take a course in customer service: 9 out of the 10 people we encountered were quite unpleasant. One woman was nice, however she is the same person who promised that our clogged sink (filled with someone else's hair!) would be fixed shortly...Eight hours later, it still wasn't fixed! At the 9th hour, we couldn't take it anymore (they now had a guy with a grinding roto rooter assuring us that he would not have it fixed anytime soon) we asked to switch rooms. Despite an offer of a discount for the inconvenience, nearly getting killed in the shuttle van to Legoland (do not get in if the driver is named John), we lost all hope of ever staying here again. The driver ignored the fact that I was pregnant and we were travelling with a small child, and drove like a maniac - actually squealing tires out of the parking lot. When I told him I'd like him to slow down because I was pregnant, he said he'd "call 111" and they could deal with it! What ??? 111?? Who is this lunatic?? Then, after 4 mornings of eggs cooked with cheese whiz, and noticing the room we originally were assigned now had the carpets ripped up with de-humidifiers going all day and night... We truly have no desire to ever stay here again. It's too bad that this glorified "motel " has enough charm with its gardens and pool to actually continue fooling people into believing it qualifies as a "resort ". Someone should overhaul the rooms and staff to charm us "suckers" back. Until then, stay anywhere else ! Good luck !

              • Family with children
                10.0

                Very friendly staff and very close to restaurants and stores.

              • Family with children
                6.8

                The rooms were clean and nicely furnished.

                The exercise room was nice and roomy but it had a stale order.

              • Family with children
                8.8

                I love the balcony overlooking the pool, the hot tub, the breakfast and proximity to beach, city, shopping and restaurants.

                Small request. Last year, we had a very similar room overlooking the pool and one of the things I liked a lot was the up lights on the trees at night. It seemed like most of them have been removed or turned off. Please bring them back.

              • Family with children
                6.2

                Location.

                It was ok but for the price I had better. Room outdated

              • Older travelers
                5.4

                The bed was comfortable. The bedroom had decent furniture.

                The facility was run down looking. Our room was directly off the large parking lot and busy street. The bathroom was not up dated. Our cost for the room for 1 night was $199 before tax. Paid a total of $220 for the night.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Carlsbad By The Sea Resort Carlsbad location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, United States, 92011

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Carlsbad
                4.8 km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Coaster Carlsbad Poinsettia Station
                1.6 km
              • Coaster Carlsbad Village Station
                5.1 km
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
                160 m
              • King's Fish House
                240 m
              Parks
              • Carlsbad Flower Fields
                180 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  4 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2010
              • Number of rooms:
                149