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Ocean Palms Beach Resort
2950 Ocean St, Carlsbad, CA 92008   |  
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Ranked #7 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Repeat visitors!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

I have stayed at the Ocean Beach resort a couple times and have enjoyed myself every time. The location is perfect to walk to dinner and have a little night dance. My wife and I appreciate the room service and fire pits to BBQ next to.

Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Rating summary
  • Location
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

The hotel is awesome and the rooms are even better. We stayed in a suite upstairs above the pools and we loved everything about the place. The staff is very friendly and helpful. My son loves the golf holes out front to practice some putting before he goes to the beach.

  • Stayed September 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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Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

This beach resort was exceptionally awesome. The staff has excellent customer service skills, very delightful, and truly enjoyed being of service for your needs. My extended stay in the luxury 1 bedroom suite #117 is beyond words. Very clean, decorated in style, just lovely. The gounds are beautiful, maintained and feels your senses like being in Hawaii. The pools, exceptional, is perfect temperature with eye appealing paths, lights, flowers, act. I have traveled extensively, stayed in 4-5 star resorts, and this place is #1, #2 GRAND HYATT Regency Maui, Hawaii, #3 DUNN RIVER SANDALS, JAMACIA. Thank you all for making my stay memorable

  • Stayed January 2013, 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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Weehawken, New Jersey
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We absolutely loved our stay at this place. It's grounds are mostly inside the outer buildings and are secluded, beautifully landscaped with mature palm trees, lots of shade and the heated pool was the warmest we've been in. Everything was immaculate, including the Maui Suite, the pool area, the common area's four gas fire pits that run all evening long, even the private putting practice green! Our suite had a beautifully renovated granite counter kitchen with full size stainless appliances and the gorgeous bathroom with glass enclosure shower with 3, yes 3 shower heads, one of them a "rain shower" coming out of the ceiling!

There are plenty of outdoor dining tables with umbrellas and lawn furniture, all in great shape. The fitness center and laundry facilities were great, and there are even Weber gas grills throughout the property for guests use. The beach towels were fresh and luxurious, the staff friendly and very helpful. Todd at the front desk even offered to help us unload our huge minivan full of stuff into our suite--they really were so helpful during our entire stay. This property far surpassed our expectations and being so close to the beach (across the quiet street) we couldn't imagine staying anywhere else in Carlsbad. Can't wait to return to this beatifully maintained oasis in Carlsbad!

Room Tip: The Maui Suite is a 2 bedroom that is beautifully renovated. Our parents stayed in the studio suite...
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  • Stayed January 2013, 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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New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

If you are looking for an immaculate home away from home, steps from the beach and a block from food and shopping, look no further. We happened upon Ocean Palms after seeing a special on tripadvisor, and after 5 awesome days, we just extended for another 3. The pool is more like a warm bath, perfect for our off-season stay. The grounds are beautiful and we are enjoying happy hour by the outdoor gas fireplaces each night. Now, for the rooms. We have a spacious two bedroom suite with granite kitchen, dual shower, flat screen tvs, leather couch and super comfy beds and linens. Service has been spectacular and the pride that goes along with a family owned and operated resort is evident among all of the staff. We are a couple with a two year old and two month old and really feel at home. Both girls are even sleeping better since we arrived! Not sure if we will be lucky enough to come back since we live in NJ but highly recommend for couples, families or anyone looking for a perfect vacation spot close to San Diego.

  • Stayed January 2013, 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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Corona, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Really enjoyed are stay, great staff and in a upgraded 2 bedroom. All the restaurants are walking distance and great night life. Enjoyed the beach access across the street and the walks. A definite redo. Very nice resort.

  • Stayed January 2013, 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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Fallbrook, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

With close friends, good food, and our loving dog we had the pleasure of ringing in the New Year with class in the Tahitian Suite. This place is hands down the best location in Carlsbad. We walked to dinner,flirted with the night life and came home to fall asleep listening to the waves. We will definitely be going back!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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Additional Information about Ocean Palms Beach Resort

Address: 2950 Ocean St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad
#12 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
For generations, families visiting San Diego's North County for fun and relaxation on America's greatest beaches have enjoyed staying at the Ocean Palms. Our casual Carlsbad resort is ideally located along the coast in Carlsbad Village, home to one of Southern California's best collections of shops and restaurants. The Ocean Palms offers a wide choice of Carlsbad accommodations. From comfortable budget rooms to luxury suites, 1, 2 and 3 Bedrooms, some with ocean views, every room offers a fully equipped kitchen. We have the unique ability to provide you with the exact sleeping arrangements you need. Whether it's adjoining rooms or a suite, we can get you the space you need at a rate you'll love. Enjoy a continental breakfast, with fresh fruit, fresh-baked cookies, Danishes, and fresh-brewed coffee. Enjoy the laid back atmosphere and the lush landscaping. We're pet friendly, there's free WiFi, a heated pool and Jacuzzi. We love families who can't get enough of the beach, so we provide free beach chairs, beach towels, boogie boards, and even free surfboards. The beach is right across the street, and the charming Village of Carlsbad is just a block away. Visiting Legoland? We're only a 10 minute drive. We're also just three blocks from the Coaster railroad station, so you can ride the train and take in all the attractions in San Diego, from a Padres Game at Petco Park to a tour of the historic aircraft carrier U.S.S. Midway. Here in North County San Diego, explore wineries and microbreweries. Welcome to your beachside home away from home. Come to the Ocean Palms, where cool Pacific breezes sweep across the enchanting Village of Carlsbad. There is no better place for families to capture the magic of Southern California. ... more   less 
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