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 Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Handicap parking

Late check-in/ -out
Babysitting
Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning
Private beach

Beach towels

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Overview

Carlsbad By The Sea Resort boasts positioning close to Carlsbad State Beach, Poinsettia Park and Carlsbad Lagoon, offering 149 rooms and featuring an outdoor swimming pool, a patio and loungers. 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.

Such shopping places as shopping centers and stores are a few steps from the property.

Mc Clellan-Palomar airport can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Carlsbad By The Sea Resort.

Rooms

Carlsbad By The Sea Resort offers non-smoking rooms with free Wi-Fi, an in-room safe, a balcony, a sofa and a refrigerator as well as coffee/tea makers and a microwave. The rooms look on to the garden. They feature bathrooms with a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the restaurant. Offering various dining options, King's Fish House and San Sai are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

Residents will benefit from airport transfer, free shuttle bus service and 24-hour reception.

Relax

On-site spa facilities feature a wellness center and a hot tub. On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness center.

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

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • 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. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed or 2 Single beds
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    Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed
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      Bed type: King-size bed
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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

        Train stations

        • Coaster Carlsbad Poinsettia Station - 1.5 km

        Shopping areas

        Amusement

        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: CAD 6 - CAD 20

        • 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