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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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Pembroke, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed for four days in April. The room didn't have much of a view but we weren't in it much. It was large, clean and quiet. The restaurant was top notch. The staff were friendly. The hotel is across the street from a lovely long stretch of sandy coastline. It makes for a good stroll. This... More

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the area and the Hilton is a beautiful place to stay. The room was clean and spacious. The beach is a short walk across the street. What I liked best is that everyone who worked here from the valet, front desk, restaurant staff etc. all were very pleasant. The one thing I don't like is convince of staying... More

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms were large, clean, and inviting. Amenities were upscale and everything looked to be in new condition. Staff was friendly and very helpful. Pool was large and there were plenty of lounge chairs and cover. Beach was short walk across Carlsbad Ave. restaurant was normal for a Hilton. Nice and quiet getaway yet close enough to see all San Diego... More

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

The property is in a very quiet, secluded area. The rooms were clean and large with nice amenities. The pool area was great with plenty of seating and coverage from the sun. The beach was a short walk across the road. It is close enough to Sand Diego to see the attractions yet not so close as to have to... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel, close to Carlsbad, and across the highway from the beach. Very clean, nice rooms. Unfortunately we were not able to take advantage of the fitness center and game room. The pool was nice tho. They have a great breakfast buffet for $14.99. I was put off by the $12.00 a night parking fee. The parking is just like... More

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived here last week with my daughter for a trip seeing family in San Diego. First impressions were that it was a very clean tidy and modern hotel. The staff were absolutely fabulous on arrival from an eleven flight from England. The bedrooms were spacious and the bed was the comfiest I've ever slept in. I would like to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived ay 9pm, and the checkin with my kids was quick. Had one of the best late night stakes at my room. Wow, simply the best room service steak I have ever had. Next day, the kids jumped in the pool. The pool is warmed and perfect for kids, not deep at all. They have a shuttle to take... More

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Scottsdale,Arizona
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, daughter and myself arrived after a long drive from Chandler Arizona on Wednesday July 9. When arriving at the resort you are pounced upon by the valet guys standing in the driveway. There is no real place for guests to park to check into the resort. Sure the valet guys are nice and trying to earn a living,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hilton Carlsbad is a fantastic family resort. Close to Lego Land, San Diego and is across from the beach. Rooms are very nice, restaurant and staff are friendly and very helpful. You can take Amtrak down and they still send a car for you . I would recommend it very highly, their prices are reasonable and no hustle and... More

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Henderson, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superior quality staff. Location is perfect to get to many locations. It says beach front but you do need to cross the street but it is only a two minute walk so it is as good as on the sand. Decent bar selection. Food was good on property could be open later but we are from Vegas and used to... More

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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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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Business Hotel in Carlsbad #2 Luxury Hotel in Carlsbad #3 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad #3 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad #6 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
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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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