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Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Ranked #5 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Orem, UT
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This property lived up to my expectations and beyond. I will definitely stay there again and plan on taking my family next time! Positives - VERY close to the beach. It is right across highway 1. You literally cross the street and walk down the stairs and you are there - Sunset views are amazing. You can see them from... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are spoiled because we really enjoy getting away to Carlsbad and this is one of our favorite places. The hotel is very modern, the pool is gorgeous and the service is excellent! Since we are Gold members we get the breakfast buffet in the morning and eating eggs and sausage while staring at the ocean is priceless. The rooms... More

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Twin Cities
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean, new Hilton property. Service is excellent, especially Danielle in the restaurant. She made the three of us feel very welcome, suggesting places to go for dinner and even calling ahead to ensure they'd be open. Location is close enough to Disney, Legoland and Sea World to use as your scenic home base. Laguna Beach is close by if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jonathan, at the front desk, made our first impression of the hotel an excellent one. He gave us suggestions for eating and helped with many questions. The facility was great. We ate the complimentary breakfast, which was excellent, and had a wonderful dinner in the restaurant that evening. We were celebrating a birthday and a retirement and for our dessert... More

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel. Lived up to all that is expected from a Hilton property. Convenient to the beach. Pool was comfortble even in 50 degree weather. Front desk staff was very helpful. Grounds were beautiful. Restaurant was nice but menu seemed limited.

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middleton, wisconsin
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104 reviews 104 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed 4 nights at the Oceanfront resort. My husband stays here frequently for business and is sometimes offered an ocean view room at no extra charge. We were hoping for that upgrade while traveling for spring break but since we would have been charged an additional $40/night for the ocean or pool view, we chose to keep the room... More

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Salem, OR, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a great place for a couple or for a family with kids to enjoy a pool, the beach and great service, the Hilton Oceanfront in Carlsbad is a great choice. It is close to San Diego and close to great places such as San Juan Capistrano as well as attractions in Los Angeles.

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Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say, I don't normally wrtite reviews unless the experience was a negative one and I don't want anyone to experience something negative. But I was compelled to write about my recent stay there with my daughter last week. I stayed there last week one night with my daughter for Spring Break. I never had heard of the... More

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was conveniently located across from a fun and beautiful beach. The decor was contemporary. The room was ample sized and clean. Everyone was friendly and accommodating. I had an excellent time.

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San Diego, CA
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18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here last weekend for a birthday celebration with a large family and we couldn't have been happier. The property has a terrific view of the ocean, everything is clean and modern, the food in Chandler's was great, and the rooms were spacious & comfortable. Parking was free and conveniently located right next to the hotel. The pool area was... More

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Additional Information about Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa

Address: 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With sweeping views of crystal beaches and the Pacific Ocean atop a series of gently rolling berms in sunny Southern California, Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront is the destination for luxury. The Resort features 215 expansive guest rooms and suites, the full-service Ocean Crest Spa and world-class dining at Chandler’s Restaurant & Lounge. Guests can enjoy a variety of amenities including an ocean view swimming pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and over 25,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor banquet facilities. With easy access to miles of beach, recreational activities like surfing, fishing and water sports are readily available. For families, Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront is a short drive to LEGOLAND California, Sea World, the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and Disneyland California. As well, the resort is minutes from Palomar Airport and less than a 45-minute drive from San Diego International Airport. ... more   less 
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