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Ocean Palms Beach Resort

2950 Ocean St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Ranked #8 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Milwaukee, WI
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for an extended weekend and had a few minor maintenance issues in the room that were rectified immediately. Heidi and Milo at the front desk were extremely hospitible and helpful with everything we needed. This is a lovely property with a huge variety of accomodations. You can't beat the location with the proximity to the beach and to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here for a weekend and was overall not impressed with the hotel. It is definitely better than a Motel 6, but you are better off staying at a chain hotel right next door (their pool was amazing, the one at Ocean Palms beach was not so much). The firepits, patio and overall 'recreation' areas are right next to... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 5th year in a row at the Ocean Palms. It is not only the best location in town, but they do an amazing job! The staff has barely turned over during our 5 years of visiting and they treat us like family. Know that this is a beach hotel. It always entertains us to watch couples show... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolutely love this place!!! We have been going there for almost 30 years as a family and now our grandchildren are enjoying it too. We also love it when we go by our selves or with friends. It is in a perfect location across from good places on the beach and it is surrounded by yummy places to eat.... More

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Chicago Ridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ocean Palms Beach Resort was definitely a highlight on our trip down the California coast! When our initial accommodations fell through at another local spot, the staff at OPBR booked us a room right away at a discounted rate nonetheless! A potential disaster was all together swept away with the aid of the angel working the front desk! The location... More

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Santa Fe, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our third year staying at the Ocean Palms. It has become a second home when we visit our son and his family. The Blues have been very accommodating to our needs. All the staff are friendly, helpful, and efficient. The location is excellent, convenient to restaurants and stores, and especially the beach - right across the street. The... More

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The Ocean Palms Beach Resort has to be one of the best beach hotels that I have ever stayed at. The property is gorgeous, clean, and detailed. There are palm trees throughout the property, and some have tiki style carvings on them. You are about a minute from the Norte Mexican Restaurant. The beach is across the street. Tina at... More

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Las Vegas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I stayed for 7 nights and it was perfect. Brought my Boston Terrier "Harley" and he loved it as well! I went to the beach everyday and everyday I saw wild dolphins swimming just off shore! The room was just perfect. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful - Todd, Jose, and the guy with the big brown hair (sorry sir,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This place is perfect for anyone in pets! The prices are equal to other area hotels but this property is right across from the beach and you can bring your dogs on vacation too. The hotel itself is great because you can leave your dog in the room while you are at the beach and the town itself is very... More

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We would like to thank Barry and his staff for being so accommodating during our recent 5 night stay before our daughter and son-in-law's wedding. The newly refurbished room, comfy king size bed and lovely grounds and fire pits made our stay before the wedding very enjoyable. From our first contact with Barry, and the Ocean Palms staff last year,... More

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Address: 2950 Ocean St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad #6 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad #12 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For generations, families visiting San Diego's North County for fun and relaxation on America's greatest beaches have enjoyed staying at the Ocean Palms. Our casual Carlsbad resort is ideally located along the coast in Carlsbad Village, home to one of Southern California's best collections of shops and restaurants. The Ocean Palms offers a wide choice of Carlsbad accommodations. From comfortable budget rooms to luxury suites, 1, 2 and 3 Bedrooms, some with ocean views, every room offers a fully equipped kitchen. We have the unique ability to provide you with the exact sleeping arrangements you need. Whether it's adjoining rooms or a suite, we can get you the space you need at a rate you'll love. Enjoy a continental breakfast, with fresh fruit, fresh-baked cookies, Danishes, and fresh-brewed coffee. Enjoy the laid back atmosphere and the lush landscaping. We're pet friendly, there's free WiFi, a heated pool and Jacuzzi. We love families who can't get enough of the beach, so we provide free beach chairs, beach towels, boogie boards, and even free surfboards. The beach is right across the street, and the charming Village of Carlsbad is just a block away. Visiting Legoland? We're only a 10 minute drive. We're also just three blocks from the Coaster railroad station, so you can ride the train and take in all the attractions in San Diego, from a Padres Game at Petco Park to a tour of the historic aircraft carrier U.S.S. Midway. Here in North County San Diego, explore wineries and microbreweries. Welcome to your beachside home away from home. Come to the Ocean Palms, where cool Pacific breezes sweep across the enchanting Village of Carlsbad. There is no better place for families to capture the magic of Southern California. ... more   less 
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