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2950 Ocean St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2952
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#3 of 41 hotels in Carlsbad
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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Mini golf
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Snack bar
Fax / photocopying
BBQ facilities
Convenience store
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Picnic area
Sun terrace
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Reesa P wrote a review Jul 4
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I've been going here with my family at least once a year since before I was born. It's become a second home and we always love it. The upgrades over the years have been great and it has been the absolute best to be able to bring the dog for the last bunch of years. The staff is kind and helpful and you really can't beat being steps away from the beach. Their COVID-19 modifications seem adequate and we felt comfortable staying there.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Julie wrote a review Jun 2020
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I love this place. Great pool surrounded by palm trees, fire pits outside the rooms, little sitting areas, parking- and right across from the beach! I have always had an excellent experience when I have stayed here. The staff is extremely helpful - Biraj went out of his way this last time to make sure my room upgrade was done quickly and he even assisted me with my luggage! Really appreciate the hospitality! Julie
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Date of stay: May 2020
Mareyes wrote a review Jun 2020
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We have been staying at this place for over 13 years! Love it! They make you feel at home and they are very helpful and friendly!!! We visit Carlsbad at least 6 times a year! This week we went last min but decided to stay at another hotel down the street. Worse experience ever!! We had to call Ocean Palms Resort to make a last minute reservation and thanks to Barry they had a room for us!! We won't be staying any where else when visiting Carlsbad!๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’œ
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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SR22 wrote a review Jun 2020
Seattle, WA283 contributions161 helpful votes
Very clean and good procedures for Covid. Excellent location, steps from the beach. The bed was one of those without a good frame, so it moved every time my husband moved. The A/C is a little low wall unit under the window. Very noisy. We didn't sleep well. I was very surprised that there was NOT ENOUGH PARKING for all the guests. We ended up having to drop off our luggage and fend for ourselves with street parking. There are only a few parking spaces, so get there early if you need a space. The location is also good for shops and restaurants (although many were boarded up). We thought it was very spendy for a Best Western kind of room.
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Date of stay: June 2020
Doc wrote a review May 2020
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Ocean Palms Resort has it all... beautifully designed rooms, comfort, cleanliness, great bathroom for two to shower together, full kitchen, comfy beds with great linens. Right at the beach!!!! We walked the beach, but wanted to get back to our room because it was so comfortable, beautiful and inviting. The staff was welcoming. The room was spotless. People were so friendly and happy everywhere. I wish we had stayed longer.
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Date of stay: May 2020
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$159 - $393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ocean Palms Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Ocean Palms Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Carlsbad Village Farmers' Market (0.08 miles), New Village Arts Theatre (0.3 miles), and Coyote Bar & Grill (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Ocean Palms Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Ocean Palms Beach Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Ocean Palms Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Ocean Palms Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ocean Palms Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include GelatoLove, The Naked Cafe, and Vigilucci's Cucina.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ocean Palms Beach Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Ocean Palms Beach Resort?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Ocean Palms Beach Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Ocean Palms Beach Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting St. Michael's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church (0.2 miles) and The Graves House (3.0 miles).
Does Ocean Palms Beach Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.