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    Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

    142 Chesterfield Dr, Cardiff, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1922
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveler (33)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good30%
    • Average8%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
    Travelers talk about
    “fire pit” (43 reviews)
    “hot tub” (13 reviews)
    “ocean view” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Rooftop Terrace
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 126 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I thought the cost was way above the value. The pillows were very poor, made of shredded foam, sign stating, do not use the hair blower when the air is on, will blow the fuse,one blower above the bed to cool the room, two full...More

    Thank JaneofSpanish
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Last night had dinner at the Chart House at Cardiff by the Sea. Our table was by the window which was fully open to the beach for an obstructed view. The sunset was spectacular! All you could see was the beach and ocean. Our waitress...More

    Thank Heidi F
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My wife booked a room here, and to begin with, the front desk couldn't find our reservation. To be fair, it was through Hotels.com, so that may not have been an issue with the hotel. The real problem, however, was the powerful mildew smell. I...More

    Thank Carlos M
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We searched through all the big resorts in Southern California and finally found, on TripAdvisor, this hidden gem. It was worth the search! Perched on a hill overlooking the ocean north of La Jolla, the Lodge has a welcoming warm staff and a collection of...More

    Thank RomanticRoamer6
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    First let me say the staff was great but with that said, I was so disappointed in our room that I cut my visit short. Room 102, The Victorian Room is run down and uncomfortable. I question if the "queen size bed was queen and...More

    Thank ajhatt
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • $115 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • California >
    • Encinitas >
    • Cardiff-by-the-Sea
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    Traveler (33)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (33)
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    .68 miles away
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    2.07 miles away
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    1.99 miles away
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    Nearby Attractions
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    January 19, 2017|
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    Response from Su R | Reviewed this property |
    minutes. its a wonderful place to stay
    Danielle Y
    December 21, 2016|
    Response from vegas-vetran | Reviewed this property |
    They have the normal 3 o'clock check in time but remember there is nobody there over night I think they close the office around 7-8 and do not return till 7 ish the next morning. So if there's a problem at night there is a... More
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    "Loved the Santa Fe style room!"
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    "Try rooms 202, 206, or 209 that are all awesome!"
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