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Beach Terrace Inn

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2775 Ocean St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The point of our vacation was to relax and unwind. Stayed in an Ocean Front King (room 28 to be exact). The room was huge but the main attraction was the balcony overlooking the sand and ocean. It was prefect for what we were looking for. Spent every morning just sitting on the balcony mesmerized by the waves, every evening... More 

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kansas
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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here 3 nights and loved it. We had the ocean front room. It was huge with a balcony overlooking the sand and ocean. The staff including Cassandra were awesome and met our every request. This place is safe, clean and well managed. Good breakfast. Great walking trails by the beach. Plenty of great Restaurants/shopping within walking distance of... More 

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Kent Z, Manager at Beach Terrace Inn, responded to this review

Dear mikeKansas, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Beach Terrace Inn. It is great to know you had such a wonderful experience during your recent visit. Your comments about our staff are much appreciated. Cassandra is an active member of our Beach Terrace Inn family, and we are fortunate to have her. We are also fortunate to have... More 

Pleasanton, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked in and had hoped that our view was closer to the beach so we called the front desk...no problem, they moved us. We had difficulty getting Wi-Fi, so 2 staff members went out of their way to help us...even let us in to their lovely breakfast room where Wi-Fi was better! Thank you Shannon!!! Rooms are spacious and... More 

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Kent Z, Manager at Beach Terrace Inn, responded to this review

Dear lhandlery, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Beach Terrace Inn. I am glad to know our staff was able to accommodate your preferences during your recent visit. We strive for service excellence and knowing this was conveyed to you is truly rewarding. Shannon is a member of our pool staff and we are extremely grateful to have... More 

Redlands, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our latest visit to our favorite Carlsbad hotel; The Beach Terrace Inn. We started visiting this location a very long time ago when it was still a Best Western Hotel. When our children were little, this hotel suited us because of its easy beach access. As our children grew, the Beach Terrace Inn was... More 

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Kent Z, Manager at Beach Terrace Inn, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn G, Thank you for choosing to return to the Beach Terrace Inn. We love seeing familiar faces return year after year with the knowledge that relaxation starts from the moment you step onto our quaint beach front property. Knowing you have stayed many times over the years is truly heartwarming. Carlsbad is a tightknit community we are proud... More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was wonderful, full ocean view both visits. First time there we had the top floor, ocean front. Second time we needed two beds as one son was with us, so first floor (two kings). First time no need for AC, wonderful view, open door all night to hear the wonderful ocean. Second time, it was hot. We had... More 

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Kent Z, Manager at Beach Terrace Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ron A, Thank you for returning to the Beach Terrace Inn. I am disappointed to know you were not completely satisfied during your stay in October. It is always our preference to know about any issues immediately after they are discovered so we may be able to resolve them efficiently. While we cannot change the outcome of your stay,... More 

Caliente, Nevada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So pleasantly surprised at how large and beautiful the rooms were! Great experience from the minute we walked in the door. Ryan at the front desk put us in the vacay mood! Beautiful bathroom, comfy beds, very clean....and the view! Just what we needed~ we slept with the door open in January to better hear the waves crashing, altho we... More 

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Kent Z, Manager at Beach Terrace Inn, responded to this review

Dear Anna P, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Beach Terrace Inn. Knowing we were able to accommodate you during your recent visit is a rewarding feeling. I am glad you were afforded the time to relax in beautiful Carlsbad for a few days. I consider it to be the hidden gem of southern California. Your comments about... More 

Lakewood, Washington
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel! Both hotel and staff were wonderful! We had a very pleasant stay and would love to come back! Right on the beach and exceptional service. Our visit was in the "off season" and the hotel was under remodel but you wouldn't have really known it. Loved the transformation thus far and can't wait to come back and see... More 

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Kent Z, Manager at Beach Terrace Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mcullinane3, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Beach Terrace Inn. It is great to know you had a great experience during your recent stay. The remodel you mention is an improvement to our landscape to create a more beautiful environment for our hotel community. We are also excited to see the finished product! While the “off season”... More 

Cool
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My very special childhood friend and I had registered and trained for the Carlsbad Half Marathon. We had planned to make this our last year so we wanted the best of everything. My friend research on line for a "hosted" hotel for the race, when she stumbled upon the Beach Terrace Inn. The photos looked amazing and it was right... More 

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Kent Z, Manager at Beach Terrace Inn, responded to this review

Dear Richelle V, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Beach Terrace Inn. Knowing you were so impressed with our little inn on the sand is such a great feeling. Being that we are such a small hotel, we feel connected to each guest that walks through our doors. One of my favorite parts of working here is when... More 

Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Strangely, not many hotels on the beach in Carlsbad. But the Beach Terrace Inn is right on the beach with nice terraces to watch the waves. Don't let the outside fool you, the rooms are well appointed and oversized. Can walk to alot. Don't miss the Daily News Cafe for breakfast or lunch it is very good.

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Kent Z, Manager at Beach Terrace Inn, responded to this review

Dear horsesnow, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Beach Terrace Inn. Although it is strange, we are one of the few hotels directly on the beach in southern California. We appreciate your comments about our little inn on the sand, and hope we may see you again in the near future. Lastly, I must agree with you…Daily News... More 

Los Alamitos, California
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We also purchased our one night stay from Groupon so we were unsure of what we would get. Turned out our ocean front room on the second floor was awesome! The room was HUGE and the balcony perfect for sitting and enjoying champagne while watching the sunset. We thought it strange that there were no extra pillows or a blanket... More 

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Kent Z, Manager at Beach Terrace Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kim F, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Beach Terrace Inn. I am glad to know your room helped in creating a memorable experience during your recent visit. Our Ocean Front rooms are perfectly situated on the sand, and allow amazing views of the sunset each evening. While we do not usually have extra bedding in the... More 

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