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Carlsbad Seapointe Resort
Ranked #5 of 36 Hotels in Carlsbad
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tahoo
1 review
“Loved the room loved the staff”
Reviewed June 13, 2009

OMG my parents dragged me on a family trip thought I would hate it but loved it! This hotel was soooooooooo fun the pool was "TDF" to die for! Also the hot boys who work there were "TC" to cute! LOL I cant wait to go back!!!!! Thanx dad:)

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled with family
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Bettendorf, Iowa
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Reviewed June 10, 2009

Spent last week in this resort having a great time with wife and two kids. Loved the quick access to beach (not a big deal to cross a 4 lane road at a crosswalk). Awesome beaches for miles around. Legoland 2 miles away and San Diego 25 minutes down I5.
Resort was a perfect place to do a lot of day trips to the zoos, harbour cruises, baseball games, parks. Carlsbad was a neat little town with quality restaurants. A sweet thing about the resort was they gave you a big wagon, boogie boards, chairs, beach toys to head over to the beach. What a lifesaver. Also had great basketball court, tennis, sauna, public gas grills, decent fitness center and ok lap pool. Like I said had everything we could want as a family.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled with family
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Detroit, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed June 4, 2009

Carlsbad Seapointe was more than a getaway for me. What a beautiful resort. I can't wait to bring friends on my trip to the resort!.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled with family
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Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed June 4, 2009

This is the ideal location to bring your family with kids that are young and teens and your in-laws (provided they have their own room). My very French mother-in-law was highly impressed with the cleanliness and beauty of the entire campus. Staff clean off the pool chairs and tables every night and the plants, grounds and flowers were spectacular. We have never stayed at a resort with endless activities for the kids to be outside playing. They moved about every 45 minutes from one of the 2 pools, large family jacuzzi, miniature golf course, the most amazing set of a dozen dolphins that they can play on, a large play structure over sand, another work out area with bars and rings, basketball, tennis, volley ball, large grassy area for soccer, ping pong and pool. And don't forget you can take free of charge any type of beach chair, towels and bogie boards to walk across the street and play in the ocean!

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled with family
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Arizona
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Reviewed June 3, 2009

Seapointe is right next to train tracks. Two different types of trains run and both ring bells or honk horns late at night, early (six’ish) in the morning and throughout the day.
Half the resort rooms face the ocean and the other faces inland. The rooms that face inland face the train tracks, playgrounds, tennis and volleyball courts and the pools.
The rooms that face the ocean also face the driveway of the resort, all the parking and the Highway. The rooms on the lower floors don’t have any view. Second floor rooms do and don’t. Third floor you can see the ocean or the inland hills.
Front desk staff was solemn, not friendly and we had to pry any information from them.
The manager and assistant manager were very friendly and helpful.
You can hear everything (EVERYTHING!!! If you get my meaning) your neighbors are doing at all times. We heard people getting in or out of bed, going to the bathroom, walking around and talking. It sounds like people are stomping around when they are just walking because when kids are stomping around it is way worse. We learned our neighbor’s names through the walls without even meeting them. Bedroom windows face hallways where people roll their luggage and are generally noisy going by.
One elevator was under repair and it was a pain to take luggage up and down and to walk the luggage to the complete opposite side of the resort. The resort suggested we park on the street instead of the garage and informed us there was security patrol from 10pm to 6am.
Some things were lacking in the rooms such as enough towels, pillows and a coffee maker. Stuff to make coffee with but no coffee maker. Housekeeping brought stuff up right away.
The beach is about a 10 minute walk from the resort. No bathrooms at the beach so if you have to go to the bathroom...walk briskly. There are nice beaches up and down the coast. Cardiff by the Sea South beach cost $8 a day for parking, was very clean and had tide pools.
The resort doesn't want towels hung up on the balcony, which we understand, but there weren't any towel racks inside or places to dry out bathing suits.
The coolest thing about this resort was that they have all terrain wagons, boogie boards, sand toys, towels, beach chairs, volley and basket ball’s to borrow. They only have 3 wagons so it is best to go down first thing in the morning. There is also fun water tube spouts for kids and a cool little pirate playground. The resort also has fold-a-way beds to use if you have kids that don't or won’t share a bed.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled with family
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michigan
1 review
Reviewed May 29, 2009

This place is the place if you want to see a beautiful site relaxing by the ocean. Traveling in and out was very easy going to other sites.

Guest were friendly and easy to socialize with

The staff was very attentive to you needs.

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled with friends
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Orion Mi
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Reviewed May 28, 2009

The resort was beautiful; I stayed for a week and wished I could stay longer. It was a bit cold but I don’t think they could do much about that. I enjoyed going to the beach as well as other entertainment in the area. I would definitely go back again & again.

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Carlsbad Seapointe Resort

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 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
#4 On the Beach 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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