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Carlsbad By The Sea Resort, Carlsbad

3-star3 stars
850 Palomar Airport RoadCarlsbadCA92011United States of America

3-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Flower Fields of Carlsbad
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Great location
Fantastic service
Great pool
Bar and Beverages
Bar could improve
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From 730 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Carlsbad By The Sea Resort, Carlsbad

from $89
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Pool View
  • Room, Accessible

What’s around Carlsbad By The Sea Resort, Carlsbad

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Flower Fields of Carlsbad (3-minute walk)
  • Carlsbad Premium Outlets (5-minute walk)
  • Legoland California (8-minute walk)
  • The Crossings at Carlsbad (14-minute walk)
  • Carlsbad Lagoon (27-minute walk)
  • Carlsbad State Beach (42-minute walk)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (18.4 mi / 29.7 km)

Getting around

  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) - 6 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) - 31 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) - 35 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field) - 35 min drive
  • Carlsbad Village Station - 9 min drive
  • Oceanside Transit Center - 12 min drive
  • Solana Beach Station - 14 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Extended parking
  • RV, bus, and truck parking
  • Free area shuttle
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free theme park shuttle

About Carlsbad By The Sea Resort, Carlsbad

Family-friendly hotel with pool, 1 mile from Legoland®

Bargains and beaches

This hotel is right across the street from Carlsbad Premium Outlet Mall, where you'll find more than 90 stores, including Barney's New York and Calvin Klein. The coastal bluffs of South Carlsbad State Beach are only about a mile away, and SeaWorld is a half-hour by car.

Kids in toyland

Legoland® is a big draw for kids of all ages, being only a mile away and accessible by shuttle, and The Crossing Golf Course is equally close. Downtown Carlsbad is a 3-mile jaunt, while major attractions like San Diego Zoo and Del Mar Fairgrounds are within 30 miles.

Free breakfast buffet

There's a large outdoor pool and a fitness center to keep you active, as well as a free breakfast buffet to jump-start your day. Head next door to King's Fish House, Ruby's Diner, or one of the many restaurants at the outlet mall.


Spacious guestrooms feature free WiFi and LCD TVs with premium cable and pay-per-view channels. The mini-fridge and microwave are perfect for saving leftovers (and money), and there's a coffeemaker to ensure you won't have to stand in line for your morning caffeine fix.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 142 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking. Please note that rollaway beds are available only in rooms with single king beds.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room (up to 35 lb)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Train station pick-up *


  • Free self parking

  • Extended parking


  • Free area shuttle within 3 mi

  • Beach shuttle *

  • Free theme park shuttle
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach towels
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
Be entertained
  • 36-inch LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Carlsbad By The Sea Resort, Carlsbad’s small print

Also known as

  • Carlsbad Resort
  • Carlsbad Sea
  • Carlsbad Sea Resort
  • Resort Carlsbad
  • Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel Carlsbad


This hotel's policy is that pets may not be left unattended in guestrooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per day

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay

Beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 1,656 reviews

Carlsbad By The Sea Resort, Carlsbad
A nice place to stay!
A nice, clean and comfortable hotel with good amenities and service. The free shuttle to Legoland was a nice surprise too.
Kenneth, us3 night trip
Carlsbad By The Sea Resort, Carlsbad
The stay was amazing.
Debbie, us1 night trip
Carlsbad By The Sea Resort, Carlsbad
Loved it!
The outlet mall is right in front, very convenient!
Jesus, us3 night trip
Carlsbad By The Sea Resort, Carlsbad
Very accommodating and friendly
Kimberly, us1 night trip
Carlsbad By The Sea Resort, Carlsbad
Not a good room
There were dead bees/bugs in room and restroom. Unacceptable.
A Traveler, us2 night trip

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Carlsbad By The Sea Resort, Carlsbad

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