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Carlsbad by the Sea Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Was the worse experience we have ever had. No air conditioning for two days. We finally got it fixed. Every time we ask to speak to the manager the staff refused to call her. We checked in on Thursday evening and checked out early Monday morning and never saw or talked to a manager. The first day the maids cleaned...

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Chandler, AZ
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful grounds, pool area was fantastic and the staff was amazing!. Extremely comfortable bed, room was extremely clean and fresh. Fun vibe. Love the location, close to lots of different restaurants and bars. The morning breakfast was simple and tasty, great way to start your day. Overall, the hotel exceeded my expectations and I'll definitely be back!

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carlsbadsea, Guest Relations Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea Resort, responded to this review

RE: your Great Stay! so glad you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to seeing you again when you return to Carlsbad!!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually stay at this hotel when visiting Carlsbad, which I do once a year for a quick getaway. What I like about it is, its reasonable price, especially during certain times of the year, the continental breakfast in the morning, and it's proximity to several great restaurants, King's Fish House, PF Chang's, Corner Bakery Cafe, Rubio's Grill, as well...

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carlsbadsea, Guest Relations Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea Resort, responded to this review

So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! Its a great location for all! We look forward to seeing you again when you return to Carlsbad by the Sea!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was cleaned and tv up to date. The beds are comfortable and fluffy. The free breakfast in the morning was delicious they had hot food to choose from. The general atmosphere was relaxing and the management was great

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carlsbadsea, Guest Relations Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea Resort, responded to this review

Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! Glad you enjoyed breakfast. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you visit Carlsbad! Have a great day!

Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When traveling for business our highly incompetent travel agent booked us at this hotel rather than another with a similar name that is much nicer than this one. I arrived a day before everyone else and was mortified at the creepy old 2 story motel but it wasn't my meeting to plan so I just thought someone didn't know what...

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carlsbadsea, Guest Relations Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lovelulu66 I am sorry to hear your stay was les than satisfactory You are correct we have been at this great location for some time. Which makes Carlsbad by the Sea Resort such a nice place to stay with all the best with in walking distance. We also look forward to some up coming changes in our future. I...

Temple City, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

as a single father you tend to find things along your journey that keeps the kid(s) happy and this is one of those places. The pool atmosphere is geared towards to all ages, but mostly kids. All the restaurants are within walking distance (cross one major street) and the staff is very helpful on where to go.

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carlsbadsea, Guest Relations Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear manish c so happy to hear you and your family had such a ice time at Carlsbad By the Sea hope you and your family will come visit us again soon ! Kind Regards Guest Relations Manager

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in a great location. Its located across the street from the Outlets, which have a variety of restaurants and shops. It is also near Legoland and provide a free shuttle to and from the park. The pool area was nice for the days we decided to just hang out. The only complaint was the view from our...

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carlsbadsea, Guest Relations Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea Resort, responded to this review

Hello Ashley, We're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and had a nice time at LEGOLAND. Sorry to hear your room was not in the "very best" location on the grounds. We would love to have you back, Next time you come back, let us know and we'll see to it your located in a much better area! Kind...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in this hotel for 3 nights while attending a conference. I was able to get a really good price booking from the hotel website. I asked for and was given a quiet room on the second floor. I was away from freeway noise as the 5 Fwy is about a block or so behind the property. Just outside the...

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carlsbadsea, Guest Relations Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea Resort, responded to this review

So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, we work hard to maintain our grounds Glad you enjoyed the beautiful flower fields and all the convenient restaurant's around the area. We look forward to seeing you again when you return to Carlsbad by the Sea Resort!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was only stay 1 night but it was good. The best thing is the motel is right in front of Carlsbad outlets. A lots of shops and restaurants surrounding the motel so you don't have to worry about foods and things to do.

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Fairfield, California
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I stayed at this hotel for the last four days for spring break. The rooms were nice and conveniently located across from several eateries and the outlet mall. This location is about 5 minutes from the beach, where we enjoyed the Pacific Ocean and collected beautiful rocks. This is also around the corner from Costco. We went there to get...

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carlsbadsea, Guest Relations Manager at Carlsbad by the Sea Resort, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay. Sorry about the mishap with the water pipe break. We're happy the mishap was corrected. We work hard to keep our guest happy. Looking forward to seeing you again when you return to Carlsbad by the Sea

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy your best vacation - a vacation in Carlsbad California is like no other in the world. And choosing Carlsbad by the Sea Resort guarantees the perfect location for a fun-filled experience for the whole family. LEGOLAND(R) California Resort is located just a mile away and Carlsbad by the Sea Resort is a designated LEGOLAND "Preferred Hotel." We offer special packages that include hotel rooms, tickets to the theme park, and a shuttle ride to the entrance after you enjoy a full American breakfast. Carlsbad by the Sea is centrally located to everything the San Diego region has to offer. You are only 30 miles from the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo's Safari Park and SeaWorld. Pristine Carlsbad beaches or a game of golf are just minutes away. Spend time relaxing at the resort, walking on 22 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, and playing and exercising in our year-round outdoor heated pool, Jacuzzi and fitness center. And when it is time to dine, More than a dozen popular restaurant choices are within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carlsbad by the Sea Resort

Address: 850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4443 (Formerly Holiday Inn Carlsbad by the Sea)
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: ₹ 8,110 - ₹ 18,295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Carlsbad by the Sea Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 141
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Holiday Inn Carlsbad
Carlsbad Holiday Inn
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“I prefer the garden view rooms, which are quieter than the pool view rooms”
Cind53, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Choose another hotel”
lovelulu66, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Get the room with balcony over the pool area”
934manishc, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor off Palomar Airport Rd”
Deaninejay, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request a Room Overlooking the Pool and Gazebo”
  • Iron and Ironing Board in the Closet
  • Balcony in my room
  • Queen Beds
  • Coffee Maker
  • Bathroom Toilet Area
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Bath Tub
610reginaw, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
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