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Carlsbad Seapointe Resort
Ranked #5 of 36 Hotels in Carlsbad
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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12 reviews
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“Gotta love Seapointe!”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

We have been staying at Seapointe for many years and this was our best year yet! The grounds are in tremendous condition,complete with flowers, creating a homey style feel. The rooms have been redone and the decor is nice. The location is just across from the beach which is very convenient. This resort is a perfect place to relax. What it does not have is the uptight, stiff feeling of a prim and proper hotel, but rather a nice, relaxing, wander around as you are atmosphere. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly. Plenty to do with with children of all ages as well as adults if the beach isn't your thing. The kids will love all the game tables and competitions. We are sad to be back home!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Sherry W, Manager at Carlsbad Seapointe Resort, responded to this review, August 23, 2013
Hi Lisa G,
We’re thrilled to continue welcoming you and your family back year after year to enjoy a wonderful vacation. Our resort is close to the beach and there's plenty of amazing restaurants and shops to check out when visiting. We're sad your vacation is over, however we look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
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London, Canada
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Reviewed August 18, 2013

Carlsbad Seapoint is a fabulous choice for a family vacation. The activities are numerous and tons of fun for the kids including sand building contests, ice cream afternoons and movie nights. Our boys (9 & 12) favourite activity was the free use of boogie board on the waves. The staff were kind, courteous and very friendly. Our favourite activities director - Maxwell Dana - even came in early to give the boys some surfing lessons! The Seapoint is close to all of the fun San Diego area attractions with an amazing view and perfect beach, including dolphin and seal sightings!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Sherry W, Manager at Carlsbad Seapointe Resort, responded to this review, August 31, 2013
Hi April P,
It sounds like you and your family had a wonderful family vacation with us recently. We're beyond thrilled that your sons enjoyed boogie boarding and taking some surfing lessons from Max, he is an great asset to our team. San Diego is always a favorite and there is plenty of beach to relax on while watching the dolphins and seals. We hope to welcome you all back for another great vacation in the future!
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

The Seapoint has a great staff but the facility is showing its age. From poor internet to a noisy refrigerator to running toilets that you have to coax to flush and its location next to the RR tracks with trains passing at 1:00 a.m. make this hotel less than desirable.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Sherry W, Manager at Carlsbad Seapointe Resort, responded to this review, August 23, 2013
Hi bcjc88711,
Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at Carlsbad Seapointe Resort. We greatly appreciate your feedback and apologize for any inconvenience the refrigerator, toilets, and trains may have caused you. We're always looking for ways to improve our guests' experiences and will certainly share your concerns with our team. Please feel free to contact me directly if you would like to further discuss your stay.
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Fairbury, Illinois, United States
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Reviewed August 6, 2013

Stayed at the Seapointe for a 4 day stay. Location and views are spectacular. Pool areas are beautiful and rooms are spacious. The only down side of the stay was that units are quite dated. This property is listed in HGVC book, but don't consider this Hilton quality.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Sherry W, Manager at Carlsbad Seapointe Resort, responded to this review, August 23, 2013
Hi tjmm1985,
We're pleased you enjoyed your four day stay with us at Carlsbad Seapointe Resort. We're glad you enjoyed your room and our pool areas. We hope to welcome you back again in the future!
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Wrightwood, California
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

I bought this time share sight unseen from an older couple that was several years behind on their maintance fees for dirt cheap and was a little worried about what we would find on our first visit.... WOW was I blown away!! This place is awesome!! We own another very nice time share in Vegas and we are picky but this is our new favorite place - my husband wants me to search for more sellers, he wants another week :) the staff were excellent and very child friendly (i've never seen so many age approriate activities except on a cruise ship). The grounds and pools and rooms were all very very clean. Kitchens fully stocked, bathroom fully stocked, excellent free movie rental selection and beach across the street with a free wagon and toys you can't beat that!! And we got discount tickets to sea world, snorkeling, USS Midway and more!! Like i said our new favorite time share - plus our 12y/o made a pen pall friend with the staff. We had a top floor vaulted ceiling room with a view of the beach - beautiful.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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Sherry W, Manager at Carlsbad Seapointe Resort, responded to this review, August 23, 2013
Hi Loretta S,
Thank you for reviewing Carlsbad Seapointe Resort. We're always very happy to know how much our owners truly enjoy our property. We offer plenty activities for guests of all ages and hope you were able to participate in some during your visit. We're glad our accommodations fit your needs and look forward to welcoming you back again in the future!
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Huntington Beach, California
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

I don't know where to start! the service, the room, the location. It was my son's 2nd birthday and the front desk surprised us by coming to our room with a bag of snacks and to wish my son a happy birthday. They also helped us preorder San Diego Zoo tickets for my son's big day. On top of that, they also hosted an amazing smores evening. they really know how to treat their guests! the room was beautiful and so clean! we walked across the street to enjoy an amazing beach sunset. i WILL be coming back again and have already recommended to friends and family.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Sherry W, Manager at Carlsbad Seapointe Resort, responded to this review, July 25, 2013
Hi belle m,
We hope your son had a very special 2nd birthday! We're glad that he enjoyed the bag of snacks and we're more than happy to assist in gathering tickets for our guests and their adventures. We hope you had fun at the zoo and glad you enjoyed the smores. They're delicious! We appreciate your recommendation and hope to welcome you, your family and your friends back to our resort in the near future!
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Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

We came here with our children ( 5 months and 2 year old). We got a bottom floor unit right next to the playground and kids pool. We loved it! The unit was clean and spacious. We invited friends over to watch movies in the livingroom and cooked dinner in the kitchen and had room to all sit at the dinner table. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook dinner. The nice thing about the location is that we where a very short walk from the beach and a very short drive to a shopping center. But not someplace where there was a lot of traffic.
We really enjoyed the free smorse by the firepit event they had. The kids enjoyed making thesmores while the adults met some people from Ireland and exchanged stories.
Another niceaddition was supplying water toys and floaties for our kids. It was very nice to not have to yell at my kids for laughing and splashing since they where at the kids pool. Adults could enjoy an adult pool on the other side of the property in peace. The playground was clean and fun. It got our children nice and tiredso they could fall asleep early, thus having more adult time.
The staff was very friendly. They always smiled and said "hi." It was especially nice because it was my daughter's birthday and they came to deliver a card signed by the staff and a small bag of candy. My daughter thought it was the coolest thing!
We already miss sitting on that balcony sipping our homemade margaritas enjoying the beautiful sunset, the smell of the ocean and the sound of the waves.

Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Sherry W, Manager at Carlsbad Seapointe Resort, responded to this review, July 25, 2013
Hi senteio,
We're so thrilled you chose Carlsbad Seapointe Resort to spend your recent family getaway. It's wonderful to know that your daughter enjoyed the card and bag of candy provided by our staff. We hope she had a very special day! We're glad the water toys and floaties came in handy for your family as well. There's plenty of splashing to be had at the kids pool. We hope everyone had fun! We look forward to welcoming you and your family back again in the future!
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Property: Carlsbad Seapointe Resort
Address: 6400 Surfside Ln, Carlsbad, CA 92011-3207
Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Carlsbad
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad
#4 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
#6 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#19 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Carlsbad Seapointe Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 95
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Carlsbad Seapointe Resort offers an unbelievable location for visitors visiting San Diego. These vacation condos sit along some of the most beautiful beaches in Southern California, and are within easy driving distance of LEGOLAND California, SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo and the Wild Animal Park. After a day of sightseeing or enjoying the sand and surf, relax in your own one or two bedroom designer-decorated condo. With an average of 800 square feet of space, beautiful balcony views, and a romantic fireplace, you can rest and unwind while listening to the sound of the ocean nearby. Guests can enjoy on-site amenities including swimming pools, a spa, fitness room, activity center, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts. ... more   less 
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