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Blackpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely clean room. Good pool area. Very nice breakfast to start the day. Good location near an Outlet Mall. Super place to stay and visit local beaches. Near enough to travel to San Diego for the day.

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Martinez
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our 2nd visit to Carlsbad by the Sea Resort and we plan on returning again next year! 3 Adults and 2 Children, 2 Rooms - Perfect! Would recommend this Resort to anyone and I do! Beds are very comfortable, Room Darkening Drapes makes it very easy to sleep in, Rooms are spacious and comfortable, Breakfast is a nice... More 

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Cindy C, Director of Sales at Carlsbad by the Sea Resort, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to seeing back again. Cindy C More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room is nice. Enjoyed our getaway weekend. Staff was very nice. I thought that breakfast was very tasty, and healthy. Would definitely recommend to everybody. Although, I think that Jacuzzi(hot tub) needs to be cleaned every day.

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Corona, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have stayed several times and will again. Room was adequate. What is truly outstanding is the grounds (courtyards). They are impeccably maintained and absolutely gorgeous. USA today upon check-in/check-out is a a bigger deal than it used to be. Not as many hotels have the paper as they used to...

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Pinellas Park, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

OK, I have to say first of all, I was really disappointed that I not have an ocean view, or access to the ocean or even a close proximity to the ocean. The hotel is old and I would have said it was an okay place to stay if you set your expectations correctly. That was until I saw the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our hotel stay was pleasant from start to finish. Our son is looking to enroll in ANA and not knowing the area I wasn't sure where to look for overnight lodging. So based on hotel reviews and specific criteria on our part Carlsbad by the Sea Resort was our "shot in the dark" so to speak. It turned out to... More 

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Cindy C, Director of Sales at Carlsbad by the Sea Resort, responded to this review

We are happy you enjoyed your stay. Carlsbad by the Sea Resort has had a long standing relationship with ANA Army and Navy Academy. We welcome you to share you good experience with all your friends and of course our partners at ANA. Kind Regards Carlsbad by the Sea Resort More 

Dana Point, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pretty impressed with this hotel. The name is a little misleading. It's not a "resort". Meaning that this is not the place to go if you are looking for a long weekend of luxuriating by the sea. It may be "by the sea" but its on the other side of the freeway, about a 10 minute drive away.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best thing about this place is the location - they are just bang opposite to the Premium outlets. Make sure you do a lot of shopping here since the prices are really discounted! The complimentary shuttle to the Legoland makes it easier for commuting to Legoland and back! The minus point is bugs - you get them since its... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beds were comfortable and lots of pillows, however, the carpeting is dirty and the bathrooms were outdated and old. There was hardly any water pressure in the shower and if anything came out, the pipes rattled loudly. Great location though.

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San Diego, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there 5 days thinking this place is okay ;however once we arrived home we found that we were bitten by BED BUGS every where!!!!!!!!!!!!! Called the hotel and spoke to Cindy and said she would address this to the regional manger and call us back. As to be expected never did get that phone call.The vacation from HELL!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy your best vacation - a vacation in Carlsbad California is like no other in the world. And choosing Carlsbad by the Sea Resort guarantees the perfect location for a fun-filled experience for the whole family. LEGOLAND(R) California Resort is located just a mile away and Carlsbad by the Sea Resort is a designated LEGOLAND "Preferred Hotel." We offer special packages that include hotel rooms, tickets to the theme park, and a shuttle ride to the entrance after you enjoy a full American breakfast. Carlsbad by the Sea is centrally located to everything the San Diego region has to offer. You are only 30 miles from the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo's Safari Park and SeaWorld. Pristine Carlsbad beaches or a game of golf are just minutes away. Spend time relaxing at the resort, walking on 22 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, and playing and exercising in our year-round outdoor heated pool, Jacuzzi and fitness center. And when it is time to dine, More than a dozen popular restaurant choices are within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carlsbad by the Sea Resort

Address: 850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4443 (Formerly Holiday Inn Carlsbad by the Sea)
Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $105 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Carlsbad by the Sea Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 141
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Also Known As:
Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel Carlsbad
Holiday Inn Carlsbad
Carlsbad Holiday Inn
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