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Carlsbad, CA, United States
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Carlsbad, CA, United States
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Carlsbad hotels

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Low season

DecemberCheapest month to stay with an average 39% drop in price.

High season

AugustMost expensive month to stay with an average 52% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

C$ 344Average Sun. - Thu. price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 492Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a Carlsbad hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

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3 stars

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When to book a hotel in Carlsbad

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Top tips for finding perfect Carlsbad hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Carlsbad, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Carlsbad in December and February.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Carlsbad if you stay on a Friday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 38 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Carlsbad accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Carlsbad found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 138, while the most expensive was C$ 969.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Carlsbad for 3 days.
  • If you’re hoping to spend most of your Carlsbad vacation near the ocean, choose a hotel next to South Carlsbad State Beach, which is known for being a great spot for picnics, swimming, fishing, and surfing. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is only a 10-minute walk away, with an outdoor pool and a fitness center.
  • If you enjoy flowers and gardening, book a hotel near The Flower Fields, which is a large garden where visitors can see many vibrant plants and purchase flowers to take home. The Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel is one option close by, offering a swimming pool, fitness center and restaurant onsite.
  • Because it’s easy to explore Carlsbad by car, try to book a hotel that offers free parking. Your options include Homewood Suites by Hilton Carlsbad-North San Diego County and the Extended Stay America-San Diego-Carlsbad Village by the Sea, with a swimming pool for guests.
  • Hoping to do some scenic hiking while in Carlsbad? Book a hotel near the Batiquitos Lagoon, such as the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort within 10 minutes’ drive from the lagoon. The Batiquitos Lagoon is a protected wetland that has a visitor’s center and a variety of walking and hiking trails.
  • For travelers who would like to see the historical side of Carlsbad, consider booking a hotel near the Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, a historical house on a scenic property. The Holiday Inn at the Carlsbad and San Diego location is only a five-minute drive to the park, and just two miles from the local airport.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Carlsbad

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Carlsbad. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • If you are looking for a hotel close to Legoland California, you should consider staying at LEGOLAND California Resort And Castle Hotel, Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa and Grand Pacific Palisades Resort, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.

  • The average price of a double room in Carlsbad is C$ 417 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as C$ 89 per night.

  • The Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel is only a three-minute walk from Carlsbad Ranch and is less than two miles from the Legoland amusement park. The Motel 6 is a budget choice that is a five-minute walk from Carlsbad Ranch, located just off the San Diego Freeway.

  • The Staybridge Suites at the Carlsbad and San Diego location is only a four-minute drive to the Alga Norte Community Park and is six miles from Carlsbad Beach. The Hampton Inn at the North San Diego location is a five-minute drive to the park and only a two-minute drive to the local airport.

  • The Omni La Costa Resort & Spa is a Spanish-themed resort that is six miles from Moonlight Beach, with a standard on-site spa. The Cape Rey Resort is located directly on Carlsbad Beach and also has a spa for guests. The Sheraton Resort & Spa is only a mile away from Legoland and has an outdoor pool and spa.

  • The Tamarack Beach Resort and Hotel is a short four-minute walk from the beach and offers rooms that provide views of the ocean. The Beach Terrace Inn is a casual choice that is located right next door and also has rooms with views of the ocean.

  • The best deal for a 3-star hotel room in Carlsbad found by KAYAK users in the last 3 hours was C$ 143, while a 4-star hotel room the lowest price was C$ 480. The cheapest room found overall was for C$ 115.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Carlsbad districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Carlsbad city centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Carlsbad?

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Best Carlsbad hotels

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Lakehouse Hotel and Resort - Carlsbad - Balcony
Lakehouse Hotel and Resort - Carlsbad - Balcony
Lakehouse Hotel and Resort
8.5 Excellent
C$ 264+
C$ 264+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel - Carlsbad - Patio
Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel - Carlsbad - Patio
Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel
8 Excellent
C$ 248+
C$ 248+
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa
Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa - Carlsbad - Outdoors view
Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa - Carlsbad - Outdoors view
Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa
8.4 Excellent
C$ 365+
C$ 365+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa
Ocean Palms Beach Resort - Carlsbad - Pool
Ocean Palms Beach Resort - Carlsbad - Pool
Ocean Palms Beach Resort
8.8 Excellent
C$ 377+
C$ 377+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Beach Terrace Inn - Carlsbad - Pool
Beach Terrace Inn - Carlsbad - Pool
Beach Terrace Inn
8.8 Excellent
C$ 547+
C$ 547+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
West Inn & Suites - Carlsbad - Front desk
West Inn & Suites - Carlsbad - Front desk
West Inn & Suites
9 Excellent
C$ 273+
C$ 273+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel - Carlsbad - Bedroom
Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel - Carlsbad - Bedroom
Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel
8.9 Excellent
C$ 313+
C$ 313+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool