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Park Hyatt Aviara Resort And Spa - Carlsbad - Bedroom
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9.3 Excellent (1,067 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort Golf Club & Spa is found perched on a high ridge overlooking rolling hills and the shimmering Pacific and is a Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond luxury destination that is located in the seaside community of Carlsbad, which is close to San Diego’s vibrant attractions while offering a personalized and relaxed escape. Guests can escape to luxurious hotel rooms in San Diego with stunning views of the foothills, golf course, swimming pools, or Batiquitos Lagoon. Roomy suites allow guests to spread out and relax with furnished terraces or balconies where guests can watch the sunset over Southern California. Aviara Spa is an on-site rejuvenating retreat that features 15,000 square feet of space, an indoor solarium lounge, 20 treatment rooms, saunas, whirlpools, steam rooms, lockers, and dressing areas. Spa packages include monthly specials for spa treatments, which includes massages and facials. Taste the salty air of the blue Pacific, Wind through the green rolling hills of the Aviara Golf Club, and enjoy spectacular views of the Batiquitos Lagoon. Aviara Golf Club has been named by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine as one of the top resort golf courses in America and is considered the number one golf resort in San Diego by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler. The championship Arnold Palmer 18-hole layout boasts to being home of the LPGA Kia Classic and is the ultimate destination for golf in northern San Diego, which should be on every golfer’s bucket list. Embark on an epicurean adventure at restaurants in Carlsbad. Guests will experience a refined dining experience at the AAA Four-Diamond signature restaurant. Gather for Afternoon Tea and vistas of the Pacific. Celebrate over fine cuts of beef following a day on the links or meet for a classic brunch. Start a culinary journey at Park Hyatt Aviara.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: love the location of the resort. The pool area is very nice and a great place to relax.
Cons: Food pretty expensive
2.0 Mediocre
Cons: Received a notice the night before my stay that my reservation had been cancelled.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff.
Cons: Food is very pricey but good
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, North San Diego in Carlsbad, you'll be next to a golf course, within a 10-minute drive of Carlsbad Premium Outlets and Flower Fields of Carlsbad. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Carlsbad? This hotel features 0 square feet (0 square meters) of event facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.5 Excellent
Pros: Excellent service--definitely well attended and pampered. Beds are comfortable and maid service spot on. The location of the hotel makes it peaceful, good views, and quiet. But it requires driving around to the beach, any activities, and food is extremely limited in options/budget choices for miles.
Cons: There are two parts of the resort, a distance apart on a hill. While they are great about providing shuttles, it does really make a difference. The Summit: where the kids club room is located, so it was important for us to be here. But the pool is smaller, and the spa/restaurant are a distance away. The Meadows: feels a bit swankier, the main lobby of the hotel where to get beach equipment and movies. So staying here might be more central/convenient. NIcer pool and longer food service for pool.
Overview Reviews
Witness a seamless blend of classic service and innovative amenities at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego North/San Marcos. Just moments from our doorsteps are notable destinations such as California State University San Marcos, Urge Gastropub & Common House and the nearby city of Escondido. Start your day off with a savory meal at our free morning buffet, serving a wide selection of American breakfast classics. Our spacious hotel rooms and suites are outfitted with a number of amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi, mini-refrigerators, microwaves and flat-panel TVs. If you want to have something delivered to your room, feel free to enlist the help of Hubert, our guest service robot. Known as Huey for short, he's always around to deliver whatever you need, such as snacks from The Corner Market. At Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego North/San Marcos, you’re our #1 priority. Ask us about The Fairfield 100% Guarantee™, where we promise you'll be satisfied or we'll make it right. That's our commitment to you.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The rooms and hotel were new and modern. Bed was very comfortable. The staff were super friendly who introduce us to their robot who brings items to your room if needed. Made the experience even extra special!!
West Inn & Suites - Carlsbad - Building
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9.2 Excellent (465 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in hip Carlsbad, West Inn & Suites is the perfect hotel for sophisticated travelers craving a pleasant dose of California sunshine. The hotel is a quick 10-minute walk to stunning nearby beaches and close to popular attractions, like Legoland, and the Museum Of Making Music. The boutique hotel offers 86 chic guest rooms and 36 spacious suites. Each room features king sized beds, unlimited high-speed wifi, a flat-screen television, DVD player, mini-fridge, complimentary bottled water, microwave, hairdryer, iron, plush bedding, and air-conditioning. Larger suites include spacious separate living areas, and pull-out sofa-beds. Some rooms include kitchens. All rooms are kid-friendly and pet friendly. Laundry service and room service are available. A full hot breakfast buffet is provided complimentary. Guests can enjoy the whirlpool or a swim in the heated lap-pool. Free milk and cookies are provided in the lobby each night. An airport shuttle and free parking are available. A 24/7 fully-equipped fitness center is available with cardio machines, free weights, and exercise gear. An on-site meeting room boasts 336 square feet of space and can host up to 15 people. The space is perfect for corporate meetings, small social gatherings, and work events. Renting the space includes audio/visual gear, speakers, a 70” display screen, and speakers. Guests can enjoy the onsite dining option, an upscale steakhouse offering surf and turf options. The restaurant boasts a large menu of cuisine made from fresh, seasonal, local ingredients.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was perfect
Cons: Nothing
Beach Terrace Inn - Carlsbad - Building
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9.2 Excellent (441 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Beach Terrace Inn is in the heart of Carlsbad but on a quiet street that suites the hotel’s Zen, surfer-like ambiance. Nestled between costly beach cottages, the hotel maintains an upscale resort aesthetic without feeling stuffy. Kids enjoying the beach, lounging older couples, and young couples hitting the Southern California waves all can be found here. However, the atmosphere is suited best for couples seeking a relaxing holiday. Located right on the beach in the heart of Carlsbad, The Beach Terrace Inn is in a pristine location. There are plenty of shops, restaurants, and entertainment within walking distance, but the commuter rail line that connects to San Diego's Gas Lamp Quarter is two blocks away. The main local attraction is Legoland California, just ten minutes from the hotel. Several great beaches, golf courses, and lagoon are fairly close, but downtown San Diego is a 40-minute drive away. Aside from free parking and a private beach, amenities are scarce. There is an outdoor heated pool and whirlpool surrounded by a deck with plush lounge seating. The WiFi is free, as is the continental breakfast. Beach chairs and umbrellas are also available to guests free of charge. When it comes to the rooms, the main draw is that some rooms feature ocean views situated right over the sand and offer private balconies. All of the rooms are large and feature conveniences such as custom pillows, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, mini-fridges, and wet bars. Business travelers enjoy the full work desks in every room. The toiletries come in bulk sizes which is uncommon for boutique hotels. Beach Terrace Inn offers the ultimate escape on a private stretch of beach. Travelers looking for a beach escape will find a haven at the hotel.
6.8 Good
Pros: Staff was very friendly and helpfully
Cons: Took a while to check in as they seemed to be short staffed at the front. Attendant was very nice, just a bit overwhelmed with number of guest. Room was not as luxurious as expected but bathroom was nice.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I have stayed at the Beach Terrace Inn several times and have always been happy with the staff and service. The rooms are large and well appointed. The location is great as it is on the beach with most rooms having full, unobstructed views of the beach and Pacific Ocean. It is also only a block away from very nice restaurants and shops. No street noise, just the sound of the surf.
5.1 Okay
Pros: The view was picturesque . Shannon the at the front desk carries this place, she should go into hotel management.
Cons: Seriously outdated rooms, tripped several times on the uneven flooring in room 26. The carpet felt like it had been laid over another carpet that had been folded over in different areas. Bedding was not what I expected for the money that they charged for an exclusive room. Maid service needs basic bed making 101, how to tuck in the bottom sheet so patrons feet are not touching the mattress pad. Pool was cloudy, ran out of towels. All round we were not impressed with anything the Beach Terrace Inn had to offer. CHEAP.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: I liked: Friendly, helpful staff Location on the beach Large attractive room with king bed Pool & beach facing room view Large fancy bathroom Room fridge Wine glasses and corkscrew provided Very close parking Continental breakfast buffet and ample seating Beach equipment loan
Cons: I didn't like: Area traffic Steep, narrow stairways High price (well, it was right on the beach!)
9.1 Excellent
Pros: Loved being right on the icean and watching sunsets and hearing surf right out of our room. Appreciated continental breakfast. Lovely accomodations. Might be a little difficult for handicapped person to get around, however.
Cons: The Internet service kept booting me off. My husband could not talk on his iphone (sprint) unless he went out in front of the hotel. I guess Carlsbad limits cell towers.
Overview Reviews
Stay in the heart of Carlsbad just 30 minutes north of San Diego at the new Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad. Enjoy convenient access to Carlsbad State Beach, LEGOLAND, world-class golf, and incredible shopping at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets just minutes from our hotel. Rise and shine and start your day with our hot breakfast buffet with a variety of delicious food selections. Enjoy a refreshing dip in our heated outdoor pool. Spend some time outside and relax by the fire pit. Burn calories at our state-of-the-art fitness center. Burn the midnight oil at our 24/7 business center. Grab a late night snack at the 24-hour market. We provide great value and deliver the quality, consistency and service experience you’ve come to expect and appreciate from a Marriott brand. Built for a seamless stay, we make traveling for business or fun a worry-free and relaxing experience. Come and experience the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad, Home of Callaway Golf!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was a clean,quiet and very comfortable.The breakfast was delicious.
Cons: Nothing to dislike.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast was good. The location is great. Just 5 minutes drive to Legoland and 5 minutes from the beach.
Cons: The only minus will be that the room was a little on the small side.
5.7 Okay
Pros: Brand new rooms and facilities. Great breakfast.
Cons: Thin walls. I could hear casual conversation from other rooms. The service was poor. The front desk was often left unattended, and the maid service was minimal - I stayed for several days and they never vacuumed. This is the first Marriott property that didn't provide complimentary lotion.
Overview Reviews
Located in Carlsbad, California, the Homewood Suites by Hilton Carlsbad-North San Diego County hotel has an outdoor pool, free breakfast buffet, and complimentary WiFi. Guests will find that there is a fitness center and a business center available for guest use. Plus, the reception desk is available 24-hours per day, and the multilingual staff members can offer assistance in English and Spanish. There is a garden, free grocery shopping service, and laundry service available as well. In the outdoor area, guests will find barbecue grills for their convenience. Hiking and biking trails are easily accessible near the property. Guests will find that the 145 smoke-free rooms come with either king-sized or queen-sized beds. There are accessible options, as well. The suites are stocked with sofa beds, separate living areas, and well-equipped kitchens. The kitchens contain cookware, dishware, utensils, microwaves, and stovetops. For guest convenience, the rooms are soundproofed, and there is hypoallergenic bedding available. Guests will find 32" LCD televisions, MP3 docking stations, and complimentary newspaper delivery. There are plenty of nearby attractions which guests enjoy including Legoland California which can be reached by a brisk 30-minute walk. Also nearby is the Sealife Aquarium, the Flower Fields of Carlsbad, the Carlsbad State Beach, and the San Diego Botanic Garden. Guests that want to shop will find the Carlsbad Premium Outlets in the vicinity as well. Moonlight State Beach is a little over five miles from the hotel, and Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base is less than 10 miles away.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: My sister recommended this hotel and we were pleased. Room was great; the bathroom is probably one of the bigger one I've seen (you can get out from the shower without almost touching the toilet). Having a functional kitchen is a plus. Continental breakfast is offered which is nice, so I don't have to make an extra stop to feed the kids in the morning. Staff we dealt with are nice and courteous. Our destination is LEGOLAND which is very close by. It is also close by stores like Costco and Target.
Cons: Breakfast hour is from 7 - 9, which works for business travel but for family vacation, the hours are too early and I feel rushed to get out of bed and downstairs to grab a bite. This may just be me, but there is no dimmer light in the bedroom side - there are only two very bright one on the nightstand, and you cannot turn on the bathroom light (where the counter is) without the light shining to the beds and disturb whoever is sleeping there. Walls are definitely thin, the room above us was probably doing DDR the whole time we were there and the room next to our bedroom was listening to music all night long. =\
8.5 Excellent
Pros: Good location, the staff is friendly, and the rooms are spacious and clean. The free breakfast was very good.
Cons: Since there isn’t a full service restaurant, there aren’t any restaurants close by (if you are new to the area). It’s really just located around other hotels. There are no facilities for charging an electric vehicle. There is an outdoor outlet, but it’s located right next to a handicapped parking space. That’s a deal-breaker for us, so we won’t stay there again. There are hotels nearby that do have those stations so they really need to upgrade.
8.0 Excellent
Cons: Families with screaming kids at breakfast. Did not matter if it was 6am or 8am. Should have adult only seating area at breakfast.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We spent one night here after a visit to Legoland. Room was clean. Staff was friendly. Everything was newer. The kids loved it. We were very happy and will definitely stay here again.
Cons: There were a few ants in the kitchen the following morning. It happens. Notified the front desk upon checkout.
8.2 Excellent
Pros: Location, value, friendly staff
Cons: Automatic lights that can't be turned off. Woke me and my kids up repeatedly. Called down to the front desk and they said they could send an engineer up, but my kids were already asleep in the living room. Other than this, great hotel.
Overview Reviews
Brand New Resort-Style Hotel in San DiegoWe understand your needs. The extended stay traveler plays by different rules and their hotel of choice must know what they require.The Staybridge Carlsbad/San Diego, winner of the IHG 2015 Development of the Year Award, was designed for extended stay guests like you in mind.Carlsbad’s mild weather and stunning beaches make it one of the best places to visit in California year round. The seven miles of surf, sand and sun beckon for endless outdoor activities. Soak in the sun, catch some waves or stroll along the shore. You can always count on Carlsbad’s beaches for ocean fun anytime of the year!Discover all that Carlsbad has to offer when staying at our breathtaking, NEW resort-style hotel. Numerous attractions are just a short drive away, including, LEGOLAND® California Resort, the world famous San Diego Zoo, Safari Park and Sea World.We have all the amenities that make your extended stay trip feel like you are at home. In the evening, celebrate your success with a drink and dinner during our evening reception, or relax in your room to catch your favorite team in action. A workout at our Fitness Center will get you ready to tackle the day.When you come to Carlsbad, we understand what you need. The Staybridge Suites Carlsbad/San Diego is your best choice whether you're here for a day, weeks, or months.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything.
Cons: The only week spot and it's very minimal is the complementary breakfast.
Ocean Palms Beach Resort - Carlsbad - Building
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8.9 Excellent (334 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Ocean Palms Beach Resort is regarded among the best accommodations in Carlsbad, embracing the authentic Aloha spirit. It’s a budget-friendly address that’s perfect for individual travelers as well as those on a family vacation. The family-friendly Ocean Palms Beach Resort enjoys a location that’s close to several popular tourist attractions in the area. LEGO Land is at a distance of around six miles from the property. It takes around 40 minutes to reach Sea World by road. Located across the street is Carlsbad State Beach, while the likes of Terramar Beach and Tamarack Beach are also located nearby. Guests can enjoy easy access to the hotel from San Diego International Airport, which is around 45 minutes away by road. Every room at Ocean Palms Beach Resort features a seating area and cable TV connection. An iPod docking station and separate dining area is also provided. Each guest room on this property is equipped with a kitchen that has all the modern facilities required to prepare meals. Complimentary toiletries are provided in the attached private bathrooms and free WiFi connection is provided in every room. Guests staying at Ocean Palms Beach Resort are provided with a Continental breakfast every morning. Barbeque facilities and fire pits are also available for family outings in the picnic area on the premises. Complementary coffee, biscuits, fruits, and Danishes are available in the lobby. Several restaurants are located close to the property and can be visited for enjoying a variety of cuisines. Guests can make the most of the hot tub and outdoor pool at Ocean Palms Beach Resort for some relaxation. Laundry facilities and a gift shop are also available to make the stay more convenient. A fitness center onsite allows visitors to stay in shape even when on vacation. The welcoming atmosphere and family-friendly ambience of Ocean Palms Beach Resort makes it an ideal destination for a family vacation.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I really liked​ how close the hotel is to the beach and the restaurants. Also, the Hawaiian feel the resort has really made me feel like we were on a Hawaiian vacation. Loved it!
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa - Carlsbad - Building
10
8.8 Excellent (1,986 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Omni La Costa Resort and Spa is a popular tourist destination that is located only 3 miles from the McClellan-Palomar Airport. It offers travelers a wide range of rooms, games, dining options, and space for corporate functions. The hotel can be easily accessed from the airport via complimentary shuttles, taxis, car rentals, private drivers, and personal transportation. It is located near many golf clubs for those who want to play a round or two while enjoying their stay, and it is also near many historical and popular parks such as the Alga Norte park and Poinsettia. The beach is also a short 10-minute drive, making it an ideal option for those who want to explore the surrounding area. When it comes to accommodations, Omni La Costa Resort and Spa offers both guestrooms and villas. Each of the 607 guestrooms has a cozy and warm environment with full bedrooms, private bathrooms, tables, couches, kitchens, mini bars, and more depending on the room type. Villas are those for who would like highly personalized experiences as the villas have spacious bedrooms, gas fireplaces, stainless steel appliances, and oversize soaking tubs. Omni La Costa Resort and Spa also has plenty of things to do in-house regarding dining options where guests can order breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There is also an athletic club, multiple pools, and on-site tennis courts. At The Spa at La Costa, guests are invited to indulge in one of the many spa services ranging from massages to skin care and multiple salon services including hair, nails, aromatherapy, and group packages. The Spa prides itself on using organic ingredients and sustainable products. While relaxing, guests can enjoy a healthy meal at the Spa Cafe.
5.7 Okay
Pros: The people were wonderful. Really not worth the money - I've stayed at much nicer hotels for less.
Cons: Just not my cup of tea. I was there for a conference and the conference was held at the hotel - so it was convenient - I will probably stay offsite next year for less money.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Love this place... Property grounds are impeccable! Rooms are clean and updated. Always a great time!
4.3 Okay
Cons: The pool was way too overcrowded. I think they sell membership to to the pool to the community making it unusable to the hotel guests. There were so many people you could hardly move in it and the water was so cloudy I couldnt even see my feet. Will never go back to this hotel.
7.7 Good
Pros: Loved the setting and the grounds. The room size was huge with a separate bath tub from the shower stall which was really nice. Love the out door patio and the staff was very friendly.
Cons: The room smelled very musty and was freezing, probably to hide the smell. I never could get the room warm enough for my wife and I but fortunately, it was a VERY WARM weekend and we left the french doors open the whole time to get that desired warmth into the room. We were an older room of theirs so I'm not sure if this is the reason for the musty smell but it was pretty strong for our stay there. Had I been there more than one night, I definitely would have requested another room.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: I liked that the resort has a welcoming feel and that most all of the rooms (besides the villas) were surrounded by the amenities.
Cons: 1. The prices in the Marketplace. $16 for a water noodle, when they sell them for $7 right down the street! That would be hard especially for people who are having to buy for more than one kid. 2. Our bed. It was not very comfortable
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything. Love love love. Looking right now to go back. :)
Cons: More food options. That's all
9.1 Excellent
Cons: They didn't have my reservation and asked me to send an email to confirm that I had a reservation
7.1 Good
Cons: We were looking for a quiet getaway; this was not it. There were families with kids above and next to our room and we got pretty bad sleep. Slamming doors, loud TV's, running and on and on - quite late and then early in the morning. I asked for a quiet room and got nothing but noise.
7.6 Good
Pros: The room and pool area was nice. Blue fire grill was fabulous!
Cons: Front desk staff was unhelpful on multiple occasions. The day spa is mediocre at best and is long overdue for renovations! Indoor facility grout is disgusting and the indoor hot tubs are falling apart!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: everything
Cons: The bathroom was too small for the room
Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort - Carlsbad - Building
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8.8 Excellent (1,715 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located steps from the beach in the heart of downtown Carlsbad, near San Diego, the Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort is a beachfront boutique hotel with modern accommodations and an array of amenities. The hotel has an activity center and offers over twenty-five weekly activities such as welcome socials, a gaming room, casino night, pizza bingo, karaoke, ping-pong, and seasonal crafts to name a few. There is also a Cinema under the stars and brewery tours. For those wishing to explore the town, the Carlsbad Lagoon, Legoland, and the California Surf Museum are all roughly less than three miles away. The Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort has rooms, suites and one bedroom condos. All accommodations have Wi-Fi, Keurig coffee-makers, iHome docking stations, and flat-screen TVs & DVD players. Suites come with a walk-in shower and ocean view, and condos come equipped with a full kitchen, separate dining and living room areas, and a private patio. In addition to the activity center, guests can take advantage of other amenities such as a library with computers, a family-friendly heated pool, bike rentals, a fitness center and an adults-only hot tub with an ocean view. Although there is no on-site dining, there is plenty of dining option within walking distance. 264 Fresco serves Italian fare using local, fresh ingredients, Blue Ocean Robata and Sushi Bar is a hotspot for sushi lovers, and Bluewater Grill is local chain specializing in seafood. For coffee, sandwiches, and pastries, guests can hop over to Baba Coffee or Daily News Cafe, which is located next door to the resort. For guests seeking a relaxing atmosphere with access to plenty of activities and downtown nightlife, they need look no further than the Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort.
6.8 Good
Pros: Location location location. Right by the beach and lots of cute local restaurants
Cons: Staff was totally focused on getting guests to follow rules about everything and not on how to make this the most enjoyable experience. No flexibility and felt like middle school... Despite the location, not sure I'd go back.
7.7 Good
Pros: Great location across the street from the beach and walking distance to many restaurants. Comfortable one bedroom suites. Front desk staff and housekeeping staff are very friendly and efficient.
Cons: tiny swimming pool tiny fitness center $20 per day extra charge for parking, wifi etc.
Lakehouse Hotel and Resort - Carlsbad - Building
12
8.8 Excellent (1,346 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Step away from the everyday hustle and bustle of life and come to The Lakehouse Hotel and Resort, which offers comfortable luxury on the shores of sunny Lake San Marcos. Travelers of all ages love coming to this incredible resort. Located in Southern California, Lakehouse is close to the San Diego attractions such as Legoland and San Diego Wild Animal Park. Locally there are amazing restaurants and breweries, as well as shopping options and outdoor entertainment. About 40-miles away is SeaWorld, Gaslamp Quarter, and San Diego International Airport. There are plenty of activities and amenities at the resort. A full service marina is available with tons of sports, including paddle boarding and fishing. Two challenging golf courses are available, as well as tennis courts, two outdoor pools, hot tubs, an on-site award-winning restaurant and pool bar. The 142 guestrooms at Lakehouse Hotel and Resort come in a variety of styles and sizes. Each spacious room boasts an ultra-comfortable signature EDS memory foam bed and are located footstep from the relaxing and fun pool deck. Standard conveniences include air conditioning, TVs equipped with premium channels, complimentary coffee, hair dryers, clock radios, and more. Guests can also request in-room spa services such as massages, facials, fitness services, and body treatments. Step away from everything and find the seclusion and peace desired when traveling to the San Diego area. Lake San Marcos allows guest to experience life at a slower pace while enjoying the many luxuries of the area.
4.8 Okay
Pros: Clean rooms
Cons: This place is simply a fancy motel charging hotel prices. Service was no different from a motel. Resort fee was a joke.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We LOVED our one-night stay at the Lakehouse! From the moment we arrived to the moment we left - everything was perfect. We booked it last minute as a fun little getaway during the holidays. We got a pretty good deal since we stayed the night before New Year's Eve (12/30). The hotel texted us to let us know our room was ready and we were able to check in around 1 PM. We had a ground floor pool view room. Every room has a balcony with bright yellow adirondack chairs and it was really nice sitting outside our room, with a cup of coffee and my book. They had quiet reggae music playing at the pool and I really enjoyed it! The room was IMMACULATE. Everything felt new and crisp and clean. I loved the color scheme and layout too. The room was really spacious and just overall lovely. It was just 2 of us for one night but I did notice that there were a TON of outlets throughout the room. Nice touch in this day and age when we all have so many electronics to charge :) The pools were both heated and almost warm enough for me to swim in (On December 30, mind you). We loved the jacuzzis though! I wish we'd been there on a Friday when they serve Sangria at the pool! (oh well, we'll just have to go back). In the evening they have fire pits around the pools that they light and it was really pretty and romantic. The grounds were really peaceful and tranquil. And even though the hotel was probably at low to moderate capacity - it feels like the type of place that even when it's full, it doesn't feel crowded. I noticed that another couple was checked into the room next to us, and there were people above them, but I never heard anyone at all when we were in our room. They serve free coffee in the morning at their little cafe and it was better than that your standard free hotel coffee. We walked by the lake, but didn't participate in any of the many lake activities. I also went for a run in the neighborhood in the morning and it's a really cute little community. We had a great time at the Lakehouse and kept saying we really wanted to bring friends back!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Super helpful and friendly staff, nice facilities, pools were awesome for relaxing during the day.
Cons: The check-in time of four and check-out time of eleven is a little tight, but we requested a later check out (noon) and that made it closer to what we are used to at other hotels.They offered to let us use the pool after checking out so that was really nice of them.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: The s'more kit upon check in, super friendly and helpful staff. Very nice room, comfortable and well maintained.
Cons: We were in town for a soccer tournament and the weather was in 60s so we would have liked to enjoy the pool and lake activities.
8.5 Excellent
Cons: Tons of bugs. Couldn't use the beautiful balcony.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I loved the room and the fact that it was right by the lake. It had a great view.
Cons: The only thing I didn't like was that hardly and water came out from the shower or the sink but besides that everything else was great!
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The Lakehouse has a lot of potential and gets a lot of things right, but it lets the little details get in the way of really hitting the mark. Pros: - Comfortable beds - Full showers - Beautiful pools - Friendly staff - Free Wi-Fi - Free parking - Mini fridge - Activities for kids
Cons: Cons: - Noise - Bugs - Outside light - No safe in room - No plugs at computer desk - Wi-Fi drops and is unreliable Most rooms are motel-style and open directly to the outside, which can be noisy and makes it much easier for bugs to end up in the room (especially with the rooms being so close to the lake). We had mosquitos and silverfish in our room two or three days in a row.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything - it was very unassuming and we were more than surprised.
Cons: Wasn't anything we didn't like
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Loved the atmosphere. Calm by the lake. Family oriented! Felt like vacation! Music, bar, and s'mores by the pool! The lake and the boat rental our favorite part!
Cons: Drinks at the pool bar a little pricey.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great staff,truly care about you...my husband was having surgery and they wanted to make sure he had everything he needed to be comtorable and have a room on the first floor and they also upgraded us to a room that was right on the lake free of charge:) amazing beds,showers,true spa like feel
Cons: The only thing that bothers me is that you can't check in until 4 and you have to check out by 11
8.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved the room, bed was really comfortable. Had a great nights sleep. The pool area is great. Cabanas, two pools, two jacuzzis, and two firepitts. Plenty of space.
Cons: Staff was nice but not very knowledgeable. No one ever went out of their way to help if there was a problem.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: great value for the price. We had a great time !
Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel - Carlsbad - Building
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8.8 Excellent (922 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel in Carlsbad, you'll be on the beach, just steps from Carlsbad State Beach and a 5-minute drive from Carlsbad Lagoon. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Carlsbad? This hotel has facilities measuring 1250 square feet (116 square meters), including a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.
6.5 Good
Pros: Location. Large rooms. Nice amenities.
Cons: Cockroaches in bathrooms by pool area. Should provide easier access to beach towels.
8.5 Excellent
Cons: The property overall is quite noisy from the inside guest traffic not outside street traffic. Whenever closeby guests move around, take showers or walk outside the rooms, we heard pretty much everything. It seems the property us quite old and does not have guest noise cancellation of any form. Thank you.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Can't beat the location.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The location across the street from the beach, near Carlsbad Village, and Legoland was great. Nice size rooms. The Rec room, in-room DVD players, and DVD library are great for families. Free parking, wifi, and breakfast.
Cons: Tub and shower tile a little dated. The beds and bedding were not as comfortable as other hotels.
Overview Reviews
Located at Tamarack State Beach, our award-winning beachside lodge offers breathtaking ocean views, luxurious new rooms and a remarkable location steps from the nightlife and restaurants of historic Carlsbad Village. Our highly walkable neighborhood includes four miles of sandy beaches, award winning dining, and boutique shopping. Major attractions such as LEGOLAND® and The Carlsbad Premium Outlets® are in close proximity and the best regional attractions, such as the San Diego Zoo®, Sea World® and The Safari Park, are easily accessible. The Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge is an ideal hub for a San Diego vacation. Rooms include refrigerators, microwaves, 39-inch LED televisions, single serve coffee makers and much more. Select rooms feature ocean balconies with partial views to the West. Rates include full breakfast, free high-speed wireless Internet, parking, guest laundry facilities, heated pool and whirlpool, fitness center, and access to the panoramic ocean views featured on our breathtaking sundeck and within our cozy guest lounge.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location and good breakfast
8.0 Excellent
Pros: LOCATION
Cons: Lighting, low quality coffee maker and coffee.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: You are literally right across the street from a great beach! We could walk down and swim and play for a few hours, go back and do other things, then head down again if we wanted! Amazing views! We saw dolphins (or porpoises?) while eating breakfast!
Cons: This is not a big deal . . . they only had pre-packaged breakfast foods, but that was because they were remodeling their kitchen and they posted a notice about it, so by the time someone else goes, the breakfast will probably be even better than it was!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The service was great! The rooms were clean and quiet. The free breakfast was good and the view from the breakfast room was fantastic. They also had a balcony to sit and eat also which had an awesome view of the ocean.
4.0 Okay
Pros: The location was very nice and the hotel was ok. the staff was good. The breakfast was good
Cons: Saturday night was terrible. Other guests were loud and obnoxious from 2200 to 0300 hrs. We called down to the office 2 times and other guests hollered down to the party in the courtyard to go somewhere else but the party continued. We got not refund
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I really liked everything about this hotel. Location, cleanliness and size of the room. The amenities and the proximity to restaurants and the beach.
Cons: I dont have any complaints at all about this hotel.
Holiday Inn Carlsbad - San Diego - Carlsbad - Building
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8.8 Excellent (192 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Brand New Resort-Style Hotel in San DiegoWelcome to the Holiday Inn Carlsbad/San Diego. Carlsbad’s mild weather and stunning beaches make it one of the best places to visit in California year round. The seven miles of surf, sand and sun beckon for endless outdoor activities. Soak in the sun, catch some waves or stroll along the shore. You can always count on Carlsbad’s beaches for ocean fun anytime of the year!Discover all that Carlsbad has to offer when staying at our breathtaking, resort-style hotel. Numerous attractions are just a short drive away, including, LEGOLAND® California Resort, the world famous San Diego Zoo, Safari Park, Sea World and Camp Pendleton.Whether you are visiting for business or leisure, we have all your needs covered. Guests can enjoy great amenities like complimentary wired & wireless internet access, in-room mini fridges, free parking, 24-hour business center kiosk & fitness center.Our resort-style courtyard is your perfect escape. You can work on your putting at our practice green or take a dip in our pool after shooting some hoops on our sports court. Make sure to enjoy a culinary experience at Stratus, our full service restaurant and bar.The indoor/outdoor meeting and banquet facilities boast the perfect location to celebrate weddings and other special events.The best of Carlsbad is awaiting you, and the journey begins at the Holiday Inn Carlsbad.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Had exemplary interaction , service from Brooke, and Raj ! Both went out of their way to make our stay EXTRA Special! Very personable and extra friendliness
Cons: Asked twice for 1 more suitcase holder. The Bathroom in our room 2011, had no towel rscks
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Was down here for a visit to Legoland and booked the hotel for the lower cost and 3.5 star rating. To our surprise, the hotel was very new construction and a nice modern look to it and the rooms had great features. Will come back for the next trip to Legoland.
7.1 Good
Pros: close to legoland. close to trader joes. early checkin and friendly staff. easy parking. nice clean pool. clean rooms. walls thin? somewhat but whatever it's a hotel and we weren't bothered at all.
Cons: rooms were a bit stuffy. mickey mouse hours for food/bar on weekends. i guess holiday express means catered for business travelers weekdays? no room service. all this was minor for a good overall hotel. oh and one major con but not a dealbreaker. no ice machine on the first floor!
Overview Reviews
The Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County hotel is a brand new, stylish hotel in North San Diego County. Located in the picturesque beach town of Carlsbad, California, the hotel is central to McClellan-Palomar Airport(CLD), the new ''Crossings at Carlsbad'' golf course, area beaches, LEGOLAND, the Premium Outlet Mall and the Carlsbad Ranch business parks. With our location near shops, restaurants, recreation venues and golfing, you're sure to find something exciting to do whether vacationing or taking care of business. Each day at The Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County California you'll be treated to our complimentary 'On the House' hot breakfast, and you can enjoy our outdoor pool, spa, guest laundry, convenience store and complimentary parking. Meeting facilities with audio-visual and catering options are also available. The Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County California hotel is a perfect hotel for families coming to enjoy San Diego, California and all that is offered in this Village by the Sea. Downtown San Diego is a short drive from the Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County California hotel where you will find the World Famous San Diego Zoo, Sea World, the San Diego Convention Center, the Gaslamp District and more. Relax at the Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County California hotel and re-energize in our brand new facility featuring 94 rooms which include a coffee maker, hair dryer, flat panel TV with premium cable and movie channels, complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, two telephones with voicemail and an iron and ironing board. Rooms at the Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County California hotel feature king or double queen Cloud 9 comfortable bedding. We offer outstanding customer service and facilities to enhance your stay with us. Guaranteed! We love having you here at the Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County California hotel.Welcome!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room, the breakfast, the staff.
Cons: card key didn't work at the two back doors.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great customer service from beginning to end. We booked several rooms along with a conference room and the staff were all helpful to us. Complimentary breakfast was good and had variety. Bed was comfortable and amenities were plenty. Several fast food places right next door. Would definitely stay again.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff that checks us in and out were just dolls. Really sweet. Very receptive to my children. Rooms were extremely clean. Breakfast was great. Always replenished. Omelets cereal waffles fresh fruit potatoes toast muffins not from the supermarket. Cookies juices milk coffee hot chocolate chicjen sausage bagels lots of different spreads for the breads and waffles. Oatmeal cottage cheese. And it was a Monday! Weekdays at most hotels serve basic pastry utems cereal and toast. They save the restaurant style for weekends only. It was quiet on my 2nd floor. The small room they have filled with grocery items was convenient. They offer free newspapers a treasure box for kids to Rumsfeld through. A treat for the children. The eating area is very nice. Not a bunch of wooden tables. Nice cushioned seats. Exercise room was clean and well lit. Parking was easy to access.
Cons: Pool seems small pool area as well. 4pm check in. I usually go to hotels that are 1-3pm check in. Check out is noon. So, that's not giving me s full 24hr stay. A 20hr stay.
7.1 Good
Cons: Jacuzzi was cloudy with a beautiful green fungus color.
5.7 Okay
Pros: Clean room, we'll lit, quite location. The housekeepers/laundry staff were working hard, definitely making the place clean.
Cons: Parking is horrible for anything larger than a compact car. Not the easiest place to park a full size chevy suv. The beds....well at least they were clean. Comfort was non existing. I've had better sleep after a pot of coffee, but what was even worse than the bed was the response I received from the staff at the front desk when I brought it up. It was almost as if a requirement to work the front desk was to have a "I'm better than you" attitude. Very dry and callous demeanor.
Hampton Inn San Marcos, CA - San Marcos - Building
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8.7 Excellent (478 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The Hampton Inn San Marcos hotel in California is conveniently located just off Route 78 at Twin Oaks Valley Road. Nearby the hotel our guests enjoy area attractions such as Legoland, The Wild Animal Park and the fabulous beaches of California. The Hampton Inn hotel offers clean and comfortable rooms with amenities such as coffeemaker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, data ports and complimentary HBO available in all of our spacious rooms. Enjoy local phone calls, and no surcharges for using a calling card. Our beautiful hotel lobby is host to our complimentary breakfast served every morning. The hotel has easy access to Cal State San Marcos, Palomar College and Twin Oaks Golf Course. We are located minutes away from the famous Restaurant Row in San Marcos, California, with over 20 restaurants to choose from. Come let us welcome you to our Hampton Inn Family! We love having you here at the Hampton Inn San Marcos hotel in California!
6.0 Good
Cons: Coffee Key system stubborn Sound from upstairs
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Convenient breakfast was awesome!
Overview Reviews
Legoland Hotel is conveniently located at the main entrance of Legoland California, a popular park that is especially geared to entertain families with children ages 2 to 12, or any with a love of LEGOs. Guests that stay at the hotel have an option of different themed rooms, including LEGO friends, pirate, adventure, kingdom, and LEGO NINJAGO. The fun can begin earlier each day as guests also receive early access to the park after enjoying a free buffet breakfast at Bricks Family Restaurant. There are also two other dining options, including the Mini's Lounge and Skyline Cafe, along with dining options inside the park, including City Park Crêperie, Ninja Kitchen, Ocean Journey Cafe, and Knights' Smokehouse BBQ. There are many amenities to enjoy at Legoland Hotel, including an outdoor heated pool, poolside cabanas, video arcade, complimentary 24-hour fitness center, gift shop, Wi-Fi, and nightly children's activities, including building competitions, character meet and greets, dance parties, and more. Each room includes a bucket of LEGOs to play with while visiting and an in-room treasure hunt that leads to a special surprise. In addition, children can take part in minifigure trading and interactive LEGO features, including a giant pit of LEGOs and the castle play area. Although the Legoland Hotel and park have plenty to see and do, there are also other attractions nearby, including Carlsbad Premium Outlets, GIA Museum, South Carlsbad State Beach, Batiquitos Lagoon, and the Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum. Families will thoroughly enjoy a visit to the Legoland California Resort with its hotels and park, located 30 minutes from San Diego and one hour from Anaheim.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The entire park was clean, easy access going into the park from the hotel.
Cons: It was great! Nothing we didn't like.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Every staff member from management to housekeeping took the time to have real conversations with the kids.
Cons: Need to lower the price on drinks, so I could afford another drink. They were pricey by any standard.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel was an incredible experience for our children, who love Legos!
Cons: I liked everything!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Hotel is geared towards young people
5.1 Okay
Pros: Separate kids space
Cons: Not much to do after park closes and not many extra amenities
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Almost everything was great. The staff was friendly, the hotel is geared towards families with children and there are many unique experiences. From the complementary buffet to the evening dance party, Legoland Hotel is the perfect way to experience Legoland.
Cons: The hotel is a little bit on the expensive side.
Best Western Escondido Hotel - Escondido - Building
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8.6 Excellent (954 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Stay at this top-rated hotel in Escondido, California - close to California Center for the Arts and San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The finest hotel in Escondido, and winner of Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018, and the last 6 years! The Best Western Escondido Hotel is committed to providing the best in customer service and accommodations at an affordable rate. This pet-friendly hotel is located near many area attractions including several wineries, Legoland® and Sea World®. Guests will also enjoy nearby golfing, fishing, theaters and casinos. This Escondido, California hotel offers thoughtfully-appointed guest rooms, including two room suites and family suites, each complete with free wireless high-speed Internet, microwave, refrigerator and 42-inch HD flat-screen TVs with over 100 channels including HBO® and ESPN®. Guests will enjoy a complimentary full American breakfast each morning with choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee. Additional amenities at this Escondido hotel include a business center, outdoor heated pool and whirlpool. For superior customer service and a convenient location in Escondido, California, make a reservation at this great hotel today. We were newly renovated in January 2017!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great value, nice room, friendly service.
6.0 Good
Cons: Close to the freeway.
Overview Reviews
The modern Holiday Inn Express & Suites Carlsbad Beach is an 8-minute walk to the beach and located just a short distance from LegoLand and Carlsbad's business centers (including campuses for Thermo Fisher, Philips, Siemens, Adidas-Taylor Made, ViaSat, and Callaway Golf), and Camp Pendleton, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Carlsbad Beach is your best choice when visiting Carlsbad. Whether you’re coming to Carlsbad for business, government projects, or just for fun, your room at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Carlsbad Beach is your personal retreat. You’ll have room to work, relax and make the most of your day. Amenities such as the newly renovated healthy Express Start breakfast and our fitness center will make sure you start your day out right. Fiber high-speed Internet (100 mbps) will allow you to send photos of the fun day you just enjoyed to loved ones or allow you to get that email sent to close that business deal. Plush towels and luxurious bedding mean every night is a great night. You can take a dip in our pool or spa, reflecting on the day that was or the day that will be. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Carlsbad Beach is a favorite for business and leisure visitors to Carlsbad and we want to become your favorite too.
9.4 Excellent
Pros: I liked the staff, really friendly and I loved that one employee went out of her way to let us get pancakes after the 930 my child accidentally dropped her pancakes and the staff let us get more. I really appreciate that
Cons: I didnt like the bed or pillows it was too stif I didn't sleep comfortably.
8.2 Excellent
Pros: Soft and Hard Pillows, Fridge, Microwave, Kuerig Coffee Maker, Swipeless Door Access Cards
Cons: Sink drained very slowly.
6.2 Good
Pros: The breakfasts were good. My family and I enjoyed the pancakes, cinnamon rolls and omelets. Front counter staff were friendly and efficient. They made us feel welcome. The amenities available were up to par.
Cons: I normally like our stays at Holiday Inn Express Hotels, however the rooms at this location were dirty. The carpet in our room was not vacuumed and the linen appeared unkept. There was trash under the kitchenette sink and in the bathroom when we first checked in.
6.5 Good
Pros: Continental breakfast was good.
Cons: A rollaway bed will coast you extra.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved everything about the hotel in regards to comfort, friendly staff, location, amenities, breakfast.
Cons: All of the guest room doors SLAMMED. HARD. And since no one in this day and age cares about respecting other peoples' sleeping schedules, it was very loud all night. My 4 year old and I had a very hard time sleeping with all the slamming doors. Did I mention that the doors were slamming ALL NIGHT?!?!!
8.2 Excellent
Pros: Location, breakfast, pool were all things I was looking forward to and happy with once we arrived.
Cons: The staff is friendly and helpful, but I think they're sometimes overwhelmed with the crowds. It's not their fault, they do a great job, but when there are 30-40 people waiting in line at breakfast, I imagine it can be a lot. The front desk folks seemed a little less friendly than I'm used to, but again, maybe it's just the crowds for Legoland that burns them out. It's a lot of people with kids.