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Carlsbad by the Sea Resort

3.0 of 5 850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011 (Formerly Holiday Inn Carlsbad by the Sea)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars NEW

Staff was friendly and family accommodating. Heated pool was a plus as my 7-year-old wanted to swim despite the February temps. My sore muscles liked the hot tub after a day walking Legoland (just a few blocks away). My old GPS tried to direct us to the west side of the Interstate. Fortunately. easy to see the landmark windmill in... More 

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Whittier, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The price was great the location was the best, you have shops, places to eat very convenient to all we were visiting with our 4 year old twins leggo land and it was great to have a shuttle service that saved us on parking fees at lego land. would stay here again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Poor service scam on the Internet they did not let their guests know that their Internet was hacked all so they did not accommodate us to make up for the lack of The Internet. Also this is not a resort.Marcos The manager did not help us at all. He was very rude and did not accommodate us in no way... More 

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Turlock, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No frills but worth the money! We stayed here to enjoy some time at Legoland with my 4 year old. Room was clean and everything we needed, nothing fancy. I would say it is an older place but was still clean. Shuttle dropped us off and picked us up at Legoland with booster seats already in the van. They also... More 

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Tijuana, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I reserved this hotel without knowing it´s exact location, it resulted very convenient, I entered the Carlsbad Half Marathon that started from the Westfield Shopping Mall and it´s only a 5-8 minutes drive! The room was clean, dated but clean, plenty of free parking and breakfast included. I definitely stay again!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a safe area and is close to shopping and restaurants. Room service from TGI Fridays is available. Many stay here during their Legoland trips so there are a lot of kids. The staff was very friendly. Everything worked well, the room was clean. The wifi requires no password and worked well. The room had a refrigerator... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very dated, it's clean and was convent for my trip but it's not high my stay again list. The king bed was old and not very comfortable, the sliding glass door had a broken lock; but I was on the 2nd floor so it didn't really matter; and there was a gap around the entire front door... More 

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vista, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got a room for my friends from France, as our family was sick for the first week of their visit, and we were reluctant to host them with germs flying at home. My friends crashed into their beds at midnight, slept until 4 am, woke up and meandered around locally, and then went back to bed about one pm,... More 

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Moreno Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family had another nice stay at the Carlsbad by the Sea Resort. Their location is great with the outlet mall on the other side of the street. There are plenty of restaurant choices nearby, with many being within walking distance. Starbucks being right on the other side of the street makes the wife happy as well. This is not... More 

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Villarta de San Juan, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is very well located in a quiet zone in front of a commercial area and close to the beach. The rooms are very clean and comfortable, However, the forniture is a little bit old, but in a very good state. The pool and the spa are nice, and the hotel' staff are very pleasant. Only the breakfast I... More 

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Address: 850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011 (Formerly Holiday Inn Carlsbad by the Sea)
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Carlsbad by the Sea Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel Carlsbad
Holiday Inn Carlsbad
Carlsbad Holiday Inn
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#26 Family Hotel in Carlsbad

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