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Carlsbad by the Sea Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed there 3 nights and they were polite and professional. Very competitive rates and lots of shopping and eating within walking distance. Free shuttle to and from Legoland is great, but it takes as long to wait for the shuttle then to just walk the 15 minutes in usually beautiful San Diego weather.

1Thank Jason K
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 24 December 2014

We went with another family and stayed here because of it's location. Close to Legoland, shopping, and restaurants. We had adjoining rooms but when we walked into ours, it smelled very bad, kinda like wet carpet or something. I went to the front and they changed our room to the other side of our friends which was much better. The...

1Thank Andrea R
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed to take my 7 year old to Legoland and the location was great! They even shuttled you there and back. But the room wasn't very clean and there were lots of spiders. I found little hairs in my bed and a sequence that must have fallen off the previous persons clothes, which makes me think they didn't change...

4Thank jennifer b
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Cute place very near Lego land , good morning breakfast and free internet. Left my laptop in the room and called the hotel they sent somebody to be sure it was in my room so I didn't spend all day thinking I lost it

Thank Ftia
Vallejo, California
Reviewed 4 December 2014

It was a great hotel to stay at, rooms were clean, staff was courteous. The free hot breakfast was great with a large buffet room to fit alot of people. The pool area was really nice. Location was very great.

Thank Moana P
Los Angeles
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Lots of young families. Free breakfast. Good location. Old and dated but satisfactory. Room smelled musty. Toilet rocked (as in it needed to be better secured to the floor) Blahblahblahblahblahblahblahblahblah Blahblahblahblahblahblahblahblahblah Blahblahblahblahblahblahblahblahblah Blahblahblahblahblahblahblahblahblah

1Thank lillywillis
Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

Our family was heading to Legoland, and while we thought the Legoland hotel would be an amazing experience, it was too far out of our budget to make it happen. I found Carlsbad by the Sea online, and was able to get a great price. It is very close to Legoland, but also to tons more (restaurants, walking distance to...

1Thank Matt C
Leduc AB Canada
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Great customer service, rooms were clean. Breakfast was good enough for this farm boy. Shuttle to LEGOLAND was really convenient and well organized, only waited about 15 minutes for them to pick us up at the end of the day! Lots of shopping and dining choices within walking distance so the location was the biggest plus compared to the much...

Thank Cardborg
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Room was clean, customer service good. Breakfast was standard "Breakfast Buffet". Sausages, egg omelettes, yogurts, coffee, toast, bagels, cereal, juice. Did not use pool, so I don't know. Had a plumbing issue with the sink and someone showed up right away, but when we got back, it wasn't working and then we didn't have cold water. Called again and plumber...

1Thank sandstorm522
Montclair, NJ
Reviewed 17 November 2014

This hotel goes to show you that you don't need to spend top dollar to get a good room with amenities and friendly service. The hotel is very conveniently located within Carlsbad, near all that Carlsbad has to offer, including Legoland. There is an on-site TGI Friday's, which does room service, and tons of restaurants/shops across the street from the...

Thank wanderlust1111

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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 )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: ₹ 8,074 - ₹ 18,280 (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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Also Known As:
Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel Carlsbad
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”
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  • Balcony in my room
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610reginaw, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
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