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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

hotel was clean, staff was friendly and it was easy access to the freeway and beaches. Carlsbad Blvd was easy to take and directly takes you to the other beach towns which was a super quick drive. The restaurant and bar was great and the servers/bartenders were very friendly. The pool area is perfect and the scenery was great looking... More 

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Jordan H, Front Office Supervisor at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear 739 carriel, Thank you for staying with us! Carlsbad Boulevard, which runs by the hotel, gives our guests a great option for a seaside drive and serves as a quick but relaxing route to Oceanside, Encinitas, and other North San Diego County beach towns. Our restaurant, Chandler's, matches that relaxing vibe with its fantastic ocean views and attentive staff.... More 

Casa Grande, Arizona
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We drove in from Arizona for the thanksgiving weekend. Location and the ocean view are amazing. The room and facilities are excellent. Great value. We will definitely stay her on our next trip to California.

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Jordan H, Front Office Supervisor at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear Gayle R, Thank you for your compliments! It gladdens us to hear that you enjoyed your time here in Carlsbad for what we hope proved a memorable holiday vacation. We truly look forward to seeing you again as our guest and hope that you come again soon. Jordan Hovis, Front Office Supervisor More 

Riverside, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my Two year anniversary. We really enjoyed our stay. I would recommend it to anyone that wants to get away for their anniversary and have a good time. The view is awesome at sunset and the pool and Jacuzzi a very nice

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Jordan H, Front Office Supervisor at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear 227wendellh, It sounds as though we helped craft a very fond memory for your anniversary! Thank you for choosing us to share that special occasion. Our location on the Southern California coast allows our guests to very much enjoy some killer sunsets, from our restaurant, the pool, or their own ocean view balconies. We hope you will come stay... More 

Cape Elizabeth, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for ten days - initially we were only going to stay for 5 and relocate to another location but we were so comfortable with this hotel we stayed. The staff were always polite and helpful. The location is great - across the street from the beach. The lobby is nice.

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Jordan H, Front Office Supervisor at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear J7955Dmichaelg, We so appreciate that your experience with us persuaded you to extend your stay and continue taking it all in! It pleases us to hear that you found our staff amicable and helpful, and that you took full advantage of our location next to the beach. We hope you will seek us out the next time you venture... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During Surf Cup, we moved here from the horrible Ramada, we were SO happy! Got a great deal on Priceline for a last minute special. It's a quaint, professional, clean and modern hotel. Staff was very attentive, followed through on promises and paid attention to details. Self park of $19/day is a bit crazy considering some nights there are not... More 

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Jordan H, Front Office Supervisor at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear RockinMom13, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We're pleased to hear our attentive staff and modern amenities made up for your previous experience in the area, and hope your time at Surf Cup gave you some thrilling memories of our beautiful coastal location. We price our parking rates competitively and ensure to provide close, secure... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family stayed here while visiting friends after a Disneyland vacation. Very attentive staff, clean and comfortable rooms, and beautiful property. We had dinner and breakfast at Chandlers. Excellent food and beautiful ocean view dining outside. Great place!

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Jordan H, Front Office Supervisor at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear Renee M, Thank you for choosing our hotel to relax and socialize after your Disneyland adventure. Our staff will certainly appreciate your compliments. Between its stellar ocean view, our expert servers and chefs, and our great menu, Chandler's makes for a fantastic dining option for our guests and their families. We hope you'll come visit us again to continue... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Cape Rey Carlsbad for the first time and we were very happy with this hotel. Check in was smooth, our room was clean and cozy. This hotel is not too big location is not far from downtown Carlsbad and the hotel provides a shuttle which was perfect since we had spent the day at Del Mar Racetrack... More 

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CapeRey_Carlsbad, General Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear Thekidd3, Thank you for choosing Cape Rey! We truly appreciate the 5-star review and are so grateful that you will be recommending our resort to your friends and family. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Thomas Lee More 

Vista, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place to hold a special occasion event for business or personal! The views are amazing, the decor is beautiful throughout the resort both inside and out. The staff was very friendly and attentive to all our needs!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. I was here visiting San Diego for my birthday the first or second week of September. We were greeted by a welcoming staff. Matt, I believe one of the managers (Matt/Mark I am unsure sorry!) at he desk and the young lady who checked us in that night were beyond wonderful and really created a lasting positive experience. You... More 

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CapeRey_Carlsbad, General Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear zzzzza, Thank you for your great review! It is amazing to hear that you had a “lasting positive experience” at Cape Rey. I am excited to share this feedback with our team and congratulate them with a job well done! We’re glad that you were able to relax on your vacation and hope to see you again soon. Sincerely,... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family stayed at the Cape Rey, Carlsbad for a quick weekend trip to San Diego. It is located right off the 5 freeway, just an off ramp away from Legoland. We went into San Marcos to see family and went to Sea World. For us, the location worked well. I booked a room without a view because I knew... More 

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CapeRey_Carlsbad, General Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear Stilly09, We appreciate you taking the time to review our resort. It’s great to hear that our location worked well for you during your family vacation. We’re glad that you were able to enjoy the pool and liked the atmosphere that our outdoor fire pits create. However, it is unfortunate that you encountered an inconvenience when looking for towels.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled along the sunny Pacific Coast in Northern San Diego and only 150 steps to the surf, Cape Rey is the adventurous choice for the California traveler who seeks something different and unique. With spectacular views of picturesque South Carlsbad beaches, the resort sits atop the crest of a series of gently rolling berms - a crest we like to call the Cape! At the Cape you are just minutes from LEGOLAND(R)California and the historic Del Mar Race Track, or a short coastal drive to SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo or Safari Park, famous regional wineries, and award-winning craft breweries. For the adventurous types we outfit you for local deep-sea fishing, sailboat cruises, horseback riding, paddle boarding, snorkeling, surfing lessons, and kayak explorations. Foodies enjoy dining on-property at Chandler's, where you'll find familiar favorites prepared with a twist. For connecting rejuvenation with mind, body and soul, we offer one of the top 5 Hotel Spas in the U.S. By Travel & Escape, the Ocean Crest Spa. And with an array of excursion locales and onsite amenities, there's always something to do, see or eat at the Cape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

Address: 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011 (Formerly Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa)
Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $162 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 215
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#2 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
#3 Spa Hotel in Carlsbad
#5 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad
#8 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
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“get a room on the third floor, or else you have no view”
 of 5 bubbles mikeonhudson, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms are good, however, anything facing the ocean is even better!”
 of 5 bubbles bobert2412, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Ocean view is best, but good views off other side of hotel, too.”
 of 5 bubbles Ding526, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here and if you do when they tell you your room is an upgrade go elswhere.”
 of 5 bubbles bandkm, Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
“Do not get a suite if you expect an adult to sleep on the pull out. For a couple the room is fine”
 of 5 bubbles skidog88, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
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