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Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa

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1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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San Jose CA
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice upscale hotel with easy access to large beach area. Nice large pool and hot-tub. Mall with restaurants nearby is a bonus. Easy access to freeway, but very quiet rooms. Styling is modern and upscale, but still classy.

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San Dego, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hilton Carlsbad staff is amazing! Our family truly enjoyed our stay here and we appreciate the amount of dedicated service the staff gave. The food was great, the service even better and overall I love this hotel.

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Spokane, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a great place to stay with my family. It was right across the street from the beach, and minutes to Legoland. The pool was great, rooms were nice with a nice view of the ocean. Awesome breakfast, too! I highly recommend this as a place to stay for families

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Advance, NC, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an absolutely wonderful place to stay. The staff is great and location is perfect. We spent three nights and everyone in the family loved it. The heated salt water pool was refreshing even though the outside temperature was only in the low seventies.

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Riverside, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel has a great location and the ocean view rooms with the balcony is well worth the extra money. The pool staff was great as well as the rest of the staff. A must stay if you are in this location or need a weekend get away. You are only minutes to Legoland and walking distance to the beach.

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scottsdale, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great service, awesome clean and modern furnishings and overall 5 star visit!! The fridge broke the first night and the phone also, but they replaced it and gave us a voucher for the restaurant. The valet personnel were so fast and happy, too! We did not want to leave....

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at the Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront in April 2014 for 2 nights. We had an oceanfront room, which was great. However, to get to the ocean you have to cross over a very busy road. It was a very nice area though and the hotel offered a free shuttle within a 3 mile radius. I took it one day... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During our US roundtrip 2015 did we decide to stay a couple of nights in the San Diego area. On a recommendation of a coworker did I book the Hilton Oceanfront Carlsbad for my wife and me. It was a bonus point reward booking, so I did not pay cash. The room was pretty nice and very clean upon arrival.... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like all of California, this place is not the cheapest but it has many advantages. Beware of the extra fee’s but if you take advantage of them, it isn’t as painful. The resort itself is well above average with a nice pool and restaurant. The walk to the beach and the view from the restaurant are awesome. With that said,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

"friendly" like an airport Room not ready at 4:00 time of check in. No time frame given as to when room will be ready really? New building, self park $20.00 a day. Looks nice but service might be lacking

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Vikram S, General Manager at Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Josh R, I just read your review on Trip Advisor. I was very disappointed to hear about your experience upon arriving at the hotel and your room not being ready. My apologies that this was not handled better at the start of your stay. Rather than exchange emails, would you mind sending me a note at vikram.sood@hilton.com with a... More 

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