The location is stunning although a little disappointing that our room did not have a view despite being a suite. We chose it because it had a kitchenette which was very useful. With a toddler it makes a big difference. The breakfast had a good choice of food- not a huge amount of hot dishes but plenty for us - cereal, lots of bread, fruit and yogurt etc.
However, what stood out for us were the staff who went out of their way to help and were very patient with a little curious boy!. Dorothy at breakfast became my little boy's favorite friend and Gilbert made sure that the pool was all ready for him to go swimming- which we did every evening. Erik and Mac at the front desk also were very helpful. Unfortunately, I heard that they are going to be doing some renovations and removing the kitchenettes and laid off all the staff. This is unfortunate as the kitchenette was the reason I picked it and the staff would be the reason why we would go back- I guess we won't be going there again:-(
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Renovated in 2014, The BEST WESTERN PLUS Beach View Lodge is conveniently located at Carlsbad State Beach in the quaint seaside village of Carlsbad, only 5 minutes from Legoland, world class shopping at The Carlsbad Premium Outlets, and steps from miles of sandy beaches. A family owned and operated inn, Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge guests receive superior service, an exceptional location and unbeatable amenities for a friendly price. The guest experience is all-inclusive, with room rates that also offer complimentary breakfast, WiFi, newspapers, in-room coffee, safes, pillow top mattresses with high thread count bedding, complimentary local calls and free parking. Many rooms offer fireplaces or kitchenettes. Suites are available with separate living rooms and kitchens. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Plus Beach View Hotel Carlsbad
- Best Western Carlsbad
- Carlsbad Best Western