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Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

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1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011 (Formerly Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a quick business trip to Carlsbad, didn't want to stay in a typical business-hotel so after seeing reviews on this place I decided to take a risk. It's perfect!!! I'm a picky, crabby business traveller so am easily turned off - but not with this place. I ate in the restaurant - excellent food, service and view. I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We own horses that run at Del Mar and have stayed in the heart of "the scene." This hotel beats them all. Outstanding service, CALM atmosphere, EASY access to the ocean (none of the hotels in Carlsbad are directly on the Ocean - just across the street) , AMAZING restaurant, CLEAN, NEWLY updated, Nice Spa, GREAT VALUE. This is our... More 

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Burlington
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although pricey, this hotel has decent rooms, a medium size pool, nice spa and so-so restaurant, with a great view of the sunset from the outside terrace. Its best feature is that it is steps (across the street) from the Pacific Ocean. You can walk the beach for miles. Decent restaurants are a 5 to 10 min drive.

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Quito, Ecuador
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For the buck, you get to stay in this awesome property just across the street from the beach and 10 mins away from Legoland. The restaurant, although a little pricey, offers great food and drinks to enjoy in a 5-star atmosphere. My kids loved it and I would definitely come back

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Carlsbad, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I would definitely not stay here. The customer service is terrible. We were double charged on our credit card. We have been in the process of getting this reversed for two and half weeks. Apparently only one person on site is able to refund money and she is never there when we call and hasn't called us back in spite... More 

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Vikram S, General Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear Brian, I was very disappointed to read your review regarding your experience at the property as it related to getting your account corrected. There is absolutely no reason that this could not have been corrected quickly so my sincere apologies. If you would not mind, I would like to assist you in getting this resolved and hear from you... More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a nice hotel that is well maintained and is in a very nice location. The front desk staff can be spotty in terms of friendliness, but they do a serviceble job. The restaurant has some great people working there at breakfast. Having said that, this hotel is dramatically overpriced for what it offers. Parking is another $19/day, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is wonderful! The location is perfect,and they provided great customer service. Sparkling wine was waiting for us in our room with Happy Anniversary on dessert truffles. We borrowed a bike lock- so happy we had our road bikes, the city was fun to explore. We also rented boogie boards from them and had a blast at the beach.... More 

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Havelock, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely a good resort. you can walk right across the road to a good surfing beach. They have a nice on-sight pool, with its own pool bar. The grounds are very nice and the neighbourhood is great Top notch restaurant and friendly efficient wait staff. Check in was quick and efficient. Highly recommended.

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sScottsdale, AZdale, Afghanistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our 44th Anniversary for several days. we were looking forward to some evening time in the spa. This did not occur due to at least 20 small children staying in the spa past 10:00 PM. Other than that glitch, the hotel is beautiful and the staff is very helpful. I probably won't go back since there is... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I booked the Cape Rey Carlsbad for our recent trip, I was looking for something "family friendly"; I honestly wasn't sure what would qualify as "family friendly" but after our recent stay here, I can tell you that this fits the bill! We had a double queen room for myself, my husband, our newborn, and our 2 year old.... More 

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