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Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   3200 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008   |  
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Ranked #16 of 34 Hotels in Carlsbad
Fairport, New York
2 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Best Place in Coast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

I have been staying at this resort for over 5 years and its great for kids the activities were so fun and they even had wine and cheese for the adults. It's great for spring break. We always stay in the same room which is a courtyard room nice and quite and great access to the pool and recreational room. The staff is always pleasant and helpful. It's nice too because you can walk right across the street and there is the ocean and restaurants. You really don't even have to get into your car until its over. I will never stop going to Tamarack.

Room Tip: We have always stayed in room 117 its a corner and it's quite.
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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, Director of Sales at Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel, responded to this review, July 5, 2012
Thank you for the Nice Compliments please let us know if we can be of service to you and your Family in the future
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
1 review
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

My family and I stayed on the first floor (hotel portion). The room was a good size and very clean with a mini refrigerator. The staff was nothing but pleasant and always helpful. My kids loved the recreation room and pool area (I think they preferred that to the actual ocean). Everyday offers a different activity like a puzzle contest or coloring contest. On Wednesday night, we all played in a Bingo tournament which was so much fun. We walked away with some great prizes. The hotel has excellent beach access. There is a light and crosswalk right there that we took our wagon across. We highly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Thank you for the Nice Compliments, please let us know if we can be of service to you and your Family in the future
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012 via mobile

We were given a room slightly before check in which was nice. the staff was pleasant.... unfortunately we were on the bottom floor and all we could see or hear was traffic... Had a nice stay...but may look for something away from the main roads in the future.

  • Stayed January 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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TamarackBeachResort, Director of Sales at Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel, responded to this review, May 23, 2012
We do apologize that you had a So-So visit here at the Tamarack Beach Resort. We appreciate all comments and realize that on the Weekends the Traffic can be heavier than Normal.
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Yakima
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

We stay here every time we visit Carlsbad. Clean, spacious rooms, patios and accommodating staff. We stay on the 1st floor and love the gorgeous panoramic ocean view. Great location for beach access and Carlsbad Village restaurants and shopping. Love the Tamarack!

Room Tip: We enjoyed rooms 113 and 115 when my husband and I traveled with my parents and brother. The rooms...
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TamarackBeachResort, Director of Sales at Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel, responded to this review, May 8, 2012
Thank you for much and we are so glad that you keep coming back, please let us know if we can of any help.
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Danbury, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

We stayed in a a two bedroom suite on the third floor (343) The unit was very spacious and had beautiful views of the ocean across the street. This property is very well maintained, the staff extremely friendly and the location was convenient to restaurants and shopping.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TamarackBeachResort, Director of Sales at Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel, responded to this review, May 8, 2012
Thank you so much for the Nice Comments and we look forward to having you back again.
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San Diego, California
1 review
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Stayed here in a privately owned timeshare for 3 nights upon my husband's arrival home from overseas. He was amazed with how spacious and accomodating these rooms are. Not to mention how beautifully well-maintained the rooms are. They are extremely clean, you almost feel bad messing up the bed or throwing a towel on the floor. The view is great from the balcony. You can easily sit there and watch the sunset over the horizon. When our stay was up we went to find a cheaper hotel to save some money but ended up saying, "this place looks like crap compared to tamarack, let's go back!" And that's what we did! we checked out of the little hotel after 7 hours, called tamarack and said "we want to come back!" so they found us a hotel room with an oceanview as well and fit us right in. We honestly felt like we were back at home. LOVE TAMARACK! highly recommend 100%

Room Tip: If you are looking for a place to accommodate a family I would recommend the condo. It has a separat...
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TamarackBeachResort, Director of Sales at Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel, responded to this review, April 5, 2012
Thank you so much for the nice review, we look forward to having both you and your Husband back again.
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Hemet, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

This resort is kept squeaky clean by a great staff.The two bedroom units on the third floor are very large and have everything you need.Bring your clothes,toiletries and your set.Villiage is within walking distance with plenty of good restaurants,shopping and entertainment.Beaches are clean with restrooms and showers.

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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TamarackBeachResort, Director of Sales at Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel, responded to this review, April 5, 2012
Thank you for the nice comments and we hope to see you and your family again soon
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Additional Information about Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel

Address: 3200 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Carlsbad
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad
#19 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
#20 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Steps to the Beach..the Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel located in the Coastal Village of Carlsbad California. Just steps to the beach on Historic Route 101 and walking distance to all the One of a Kind Shops and Cafes in the Village. Dini’s by the Sea is located on the premises best known for there Sunset Dinners with seating on the patio. Looking for your next Venue how about a Panoramic Ocean View Meeting Room? Tamarack Beach Resort is one of the only Resorts with direct Ocean Views and Direct Access to the Beach all Hotel rooms with an Ocean View or Partial Ocean View have Private Patios. We offer a unique way of looking for accommodations with Hotel rooms or Condos (1 bedroom or 2 bedrooms) we can accommodate just about any size family or length of stay. All Hotel rooms come with a Complimentary Continental Breakfast, Wireless and Secure Parking combined with a Heated Pool, 2 Hot Tubs and Recreation Room. Condos have a fully equipped Kitchens, full size Stack able Washer and Dryers and all units have Private Patios. When you stay at the Tamarack Beach Resort you are bound to experience More Than A Room, More Than A View but "A Touch of Paradise." ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Tamarack Beach Resort By The Sea Hotel Carlsbad
Tamarack Beach Carlsbad

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