Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel

Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel

850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011, United States
+1 760 438 7880
C$ 121

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based on 1,660 reviews

Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel
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About Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.

Guests who are traveling to and staying in the area of North County San Diego and Carlsbad will find that the Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel offers a range quality of amenities and features. The hotel is located very close to the Pacific Ocean, it’s near the Windmill, and San Diego is just a short distance away.

The hotel features 146 guestrooms, all of which have a private balcony or a patio that provides views of the garden courtyard, or the pool and jacuzzi. The rooms have a desk area, high-speed wireless Internet, a mini-fridge, coffeemaker, and a 36” LCD HDTV that has premium cable channels.

Carlsbad by the Sea provides a full American breakfast buffet each morning between 6:30 am and 9:30 pm. The hotel features a heated outdoor pool and well-manicured grounds, along with a business center for guests that might need to conduct some business while they are away from home. The business center includes fax machines, executive suites, free wireless data connections, and more.

The surrounding area offers plenty to see and do, as well as places to dine. Some of the dining options to consider in the area include Fish 101, Pacific Coast Grill, 333 Pacific, Pizza Port, Lotus Thai Bistro, East Village Asian Diner, and Bistro West to name just a few. Guests will also find plenty to do in the area, such as visiting the California Surf Museum, the USS Midway Museum, shopping at Carlsbad Village Art & Antique Mall, visiting Torrey Pines State Beach, and exploring the Birch Aquarium.

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King Rooms(C$ 145 - C$ 469)
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C$ 145/night

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C$ 147/night

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Double Rooms(C$ 140 - C$ 383)
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C$ 140/night

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C$ 171/night

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Deluxe Rooms(C$ 233 - C$ 506)
Deluxe room
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C$ 233/night

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1 king bed

C$ 254/night

C$ 254
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C$ 275/night

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Queen Rooms(C$ 121 - C$ 548)
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2 queen beds

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C$ 121/night

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C$ 126/night

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Standard Rooms(C$ 122 - C$ 351)
Standard Room
2 queen beds

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C$ 122/night

C$ 122 totalAGODAHC
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C$ 122/night

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C$ 129/night

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Amenities at Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel

  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Coffee machine
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Safe


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled Access
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Mini-market on site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Snorkeling
  • Horse riding
  • Hiking


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper


  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • TV


  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Airport shuttle


  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Snack bar


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Child pool


  • Fitness centre

Reviews of Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel

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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:American breakfast with juices and coffee however was good to taste.
Cons:Nice clean rooms and good atmosphere.
2.0 Poor
Cons:I bought a package described as including breakfast, lunch and dinner and this was not grated, this was a SCAM, will proceed contacting KAYAK management to report this
9.7 Wonderful
Pros:Very mellow, clean, close to legoland. It's nice that they allow small dogs .
Cons:Another guest brought a barking dog that they didn't keep quiet and another guest let their kids stomp upstairs.
8.0 Very good
Pros:Needs elevators . Didn’t like being put in the back of hotel. Would stay here again
8.2 Very good
Pros:Location is blocks from Legoland and across the street from the outlets Breakfast was pretty good Staff was friendly Parking was abundant and close to the room
Cons:Room fixtures and decor were older Beds were moderately comfortable Had to wait more than 30 min for a "more blankets" request
8.0 Very good
Pros:Everything was as stated in advertisement. Will return again.
Cons:Selecting channels as referred in guide difficult.
7.7 Good
Pros:The staff was very helpful and friendly
Cons:It's a dated facility and will be time for a face lift soon
6.5 Okay
Pros:Shuttle and friendly desk help.
Cons:LOUD freeway. Initially difficult to find the address (misleading street address).
2.0 Poor
Cons:I found a died roch in my room!
4.5 Mediocre
Cons:Room quality, cleanliness, breakfast


850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011

What's nearby

  • The Flower Fields113 m
  • Flower Fields of Carlsbad160 m
  • Carlsbad Premium Outlets0.5 km
  • Museum of Making Music0.5 km
  • Legoland0.7 km
  • SEA LIFE Aquarium0.7 km
  • Legoland California0.8 km
  • GIA Museum1.1 km
  • The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa1.3 km
  • Poinsettia Community Park1.4 km
  • Carlsbad State Beach4.5 km
  • Holiday Park4.6 km



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C$ 274
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Distance to downtown

4.9 km

Nearest Airport

San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar

Distance to airport

3.6 km