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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 #6 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After some confusion of room descriptions between the Hilton.com website and the Hilton Carlsbad website, I selected a "Traditional King w/ sofa bed" We were given room 2095, which may have had the absolute worst "view" of any hotel I have ever stayed at! Since I travel for work, that accounts for between 3500-4000 nights in the last 20 yrs.... More

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Oxford, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was excellent including the staff, grounds, rooms, food, and location. I accidentally left my wallet with credit cards and ID in the hotel safe. When I realized it, we were back in LA preparing for our trip home. The staff at the Carlsbad Hilton found my items and sent a courier right away to bring them to us... More

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hello, I recently traveled to Carlsbad on business. I stayed at the Hilton Carlsbad last week for 4 days / 3 nights. It is a fairly new Hotel (about 2 - 3 years old), and is very nicely decorated. The staff is very friendly and were always smiling and helpful. The pool disappears into the ocean, and is very beautiful.... More

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Lerum, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel with nice rooms and a really good breakfast. The pool is big enough so there were plenty of space even on a sunny day. Nice poolbar with drinks and barbecue. Happy hour is very easy to understand $2 off everything. Had some really nice drinks there. Fun to sit on the balcony and watch the sunset and people... More

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Mesquite, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every person working there was a 10+. Check in, bell desk, valets, restaurant service...all excellent. Pool was great too. Ocean view with deck was wonderful. Only negative was the food in the restaurant not too good. Crab cakes were bread balls. Other than that, great hotel and staff.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was very modern, clean, and they have a great brunch at the restaurant; rooms were impeccable, comfy beds, large TV, great view of the ocean. But what has really made me want to recommend this hotel is the WONDERFUL guest service we received. Everyone was friendly and accommodating but I must sing the praises of Laurel, specifically. In... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time in Carsbad and we loved the hotel and its location. It is oceanfront but to get the beach you have to cross Carlsbad Blv,but this was not a problem at all. The hotel gave us towels, a couple of sits and a beach umbrella, which made perfect our stay there.

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Tyler, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for five days and had a very pleasant experience. Good points - Great staff at the hotel - valet, check-in, restaurant, pool servers - all are excellent and friendly. Good pool and fitness center. Very good restaurant. Incredible sunsets. Not so good - Our beach front room overlooked a camp ground - we could see the ocean,... More

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Burbank, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five out of Five. Wonderful in every facet. I have been to hotels, but this one bedroom suite was very nice. Would love to come back and enjoy everything the Hilton Carlsbad has to offer. We will definitely be back for another special weekend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel with great view of ocean from our balcony, excellent service and an amazing pool. Food and service in restaurant was beyond our expectation. Family of four had wonderful time in this hotel. We will stay here again and again.

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Address: 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa 4*
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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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