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Outdoor pool, open 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, iron/ironing board

Guest reviews

4.1/5 Very Good
1,486 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning
  • Gym

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Explore the area

Popular LocationFlower Fields of Carlsbad4 min walk
Popular LocationMuseum of Making Music5 min walk
Popular LocationCarlsbad Premium Outlets8 min walk
AirportCarlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar)4 min drive

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1-800-675-4318
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Courtyard View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed, Courtyard View
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Pool View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsPremium Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Pool View
  • Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View, Poolside

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsPremium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View, Poolside
  • Standard Room, Accessible, Ground Floor

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, Accessible, Ground Floor
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Courtyard View

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Courtyard View
  • Family Suite, Multiple Beds, Courtyard View, Courtyard Area

    Room amenities

    • 750 sq ft
    • Sleeps 7
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsFamily Suite, Multiple Beds, Courtyard View, Courtyard Area
  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Courtyard View, Courtyard Area

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
    More detailsExecutive Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Courtyard View, Courtyard Area
  • Deluxe Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Courtyard View

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed, Courtyard View
  • Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsPremium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View

About this area

Carlsbad

Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel is located near the beach and in an area with good shopping. While the natural beauty of Flower Fields of Carlsbad and Carlsbad Lagoon can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can check out The Crossings at Carlsbad. Check out an event or a game at Del Mar Racetrack, and consider making time for Legoland California, a top attraction not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing, kayaking, and golf lessons.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Flower Fields of Carlsbad - 4 min walk
  • Museum of Making Music - 5 min walk
  • Carlsbad Premium Outlets - 8 min walk
  • Sealife Aquarium - 12 min walk
  • Legoland California - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Carlsbad Village Station - 8 min drive
  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) - 4 min drive

About this property

Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel

3-star hotel, walk to Flower Fields of Carlsbad
An outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a 24-hour business center are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas is provided, as well as free self parking, a free area shuttle, and a free theme park shuttle. Other amenities include a meeting room, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities. All 146 rooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include refrigerators and coffee makers. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also find free WiFi and free local calls.
Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel offers 146 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 36-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations.

This Carlsbad hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Free area shuttle up to 2 miles
Train station pick-up shuttle (surcharge) from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Beach shuttle (surcharge)
Free theme park shuttle

Things to do

Fitness center
Outdoor pool

Family friendly

Dry cleaning service
Free area shuttle
Free theme park shuttle
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator

Conveniences

Front-desk safe
Newspapers in lobby
No elevators

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance
Turndown service

Languages spoken

English
Spanish

Business services

24-hour business center
1 meeting room
Computer station

Outdoors

Garden
Pool sun loungers
Pool umbrellas

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Linens
Pillow-top mattress
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Eco-friendly toiletries
Shower/tub combination
Towels

Entertainment

36-inch LCD TV
Cable channels
Premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Refrigerator

More

Free local calls
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Recycling
Safe
Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Train station shuttle service is available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
Dogs only
1 per room (up to 77 lbs)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 22 per day

Property payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubDiscoverMastercardVisa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: USD 50 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 12 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Parking

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 22 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.
  • The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines; the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines; and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Pool access available from 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 8:30 AM–10:00 PM.
Is Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel allows dogs (limit 1 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 77 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM–anytime.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Flower Fields of Carlsbad and Carlsbad Premium Outlets. Legoland California and The Crossings at Carlsbad are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel

4.1
Very Good
5 - Excellent
597
4 - Good
543
3 - Okay
234
2 - Mediocre
74
1 - Poor
38
4.1
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
3.8
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

We liked the location and the quietness of the area.

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Our stay at the hotel was pleasant even though there was nothing else we could do. Everything is closed! Thank you !

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

1/5

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    It was great amidst the scare with the corona virus.

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020