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Carlsbad California Hotels & Motels

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The Carlsbad center point is about the area of Legoland California and 3 miles west of Carlsbad McClellan Palomar Airport.

California is paradise for vacationers who love nature, the ocean, or the glam of Hollywood. It's a big state with everything in the world to offer, but Carlsbad, CA, is one of the brightest jewels in the entire state. There's a reason the locals call it “The Village by the Sea,” after all. The resort city encompasses seven miles of gorgeous coast with the Pacific Ocean spread out before it. Carlsbad is also centrally located, with Los Angeles 87 miles away and San Diego 35 miles away. That means that visitors can visit other cities while making Carlsbad their hub. More from this guide...

Carlsbad Hotels/Accommodations

Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach
+1-888-389-4121
6450 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • 3-star Resort hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Regular internet service
  • Great view
From$135
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Carlsbad by The Sea Hotel in Carlsbad
+1-888-675-2083
850 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 2 suites
  • Most guests thought the management was tolerable
  • Free internet
From$78
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Motel 6 Carlsbad East Ca in CARLSBAD
+1-800-716-8490
6117 Paseo Del Norte, CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA 92008
  • Economical hotel
  • 2 floors in property
From$60
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Motel 6 Carlsbad, CA - East
+1-800-805-5223
6117 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • 2 star hotel
From$40
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Carlsbad Suites in Carlsbad
+1-888-965-1860
5010 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • 3-star Beach property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
From$99
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The Cassara Carlsbad Tapestry Collection by Hilton
+1-888-788-5576
5805 Armada Dr. Building B, Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • High end Beach property
  • 6 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Good kitchenette
  • Suite was spacious but nothing spectacular
From$249
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West Inn & Suites - Carlsbad
+1-888-897-9207
4970 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Four star Beach hotel
  • Free breakfast
  • Beautiful facility
  • World class service
From$119
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Legoland California Resort - Carlsbad
+1-888-311-4278
1 Legoland Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • High-end Beach hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
From$159
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Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa : 5480 Grand Pacific Dr.
+1-888-469-4795
5480 Grand Pacific Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Four star Beach hotel
  • Check-in time: 4pm
  • Most guests said the beds were comfortable
  • Most guests enjoyed the friendly atmosphere
From$179
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carlsbad Legoland Area : 760 Macadamia Dr.
+1-888-734-9421
760 Macadamia Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • Three Star Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 13 suites
From$80
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carlsbad - Legoland Area - Carlsbad
+1-888-841-5292
760 Macadamia Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • 3 star Beach property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Most guests liked the proximity to shopping
  • Bathroom could be bigger
From$60
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Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea
+1-888-455-5160
751 Macadamia Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • Three Star Beach property
  • 120 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$60
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Motel 6 Carlsbad Beach Ca
+1-888-965-8297
750 Raintree Dr., CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA 92009
  • Economy hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$60
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach An Ihg Hotel
+1-888-906-6358
751 Raintree Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • Three Star Beach property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$93
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Cape Rey a Hilton Resort - Carlsbad
+1-888-749-6785
1 Ponto Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • Luxurious Five Star Beach property
  • Access to gym on-site
From$149
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Days Inn by Wyndham Carlsbad - Carlsbad
+1-888-878-9982
3700 Pio Pico Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Two star Highway property
  • 45 rooms in hotel
From$60
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Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Carlsbad - Carlsbad
+1-888-389-4485
1929 Palomar Oaks Way, Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • 36 suites in hotel
From$129
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Home2 Suites Carlsbad in Carlsbad
+1-888-389-4121
1901 Wright Place, Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Three Star hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Learn more
From$189
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Motel 6 Carlsbad, CA - North in Carlsbad
+1-888-675-2083
3666 Pio Pico Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Economical property
  • Check in time: 11:00
  • Wifi quality could be improved
  • Location is great
From$60
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Hyland Inn Near Legoland
+1-800-716-8490
3570 Pio Pico Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Low Cost Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$53
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Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel : 3200 Carlsbad Blvd.
+1-800-805-5223
3200 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • 3 star Beach property
  • 54 suites in hotel
  • With great access to the beach
  • Almost all guests thought rooms were spacious
From$270
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Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge
+1-888-965-1860
3180 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Affordable Beach property
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$139
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Surf Motel Carlsbad - Carlsbad
+1-888-788-5576
3136 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • Gym is available on property
From$90
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Residence Inn by Marriott Carlsbad : 2000 Faraday Ave.
+1-888-897-9207
2000 Faraday Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • 3 star Beach property
  • Check in: 4:00pm
From$129
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Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort : 3075 Carlsbad Blvd.
+1-888-311-4278
3075 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • 3 star Beach hotel
  • 2 meeting rooms in property
  • Great view
  • Most guests criticized the small bathroom
From$149
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Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad in Carlsbad
+1-888-469-4795
5835 Owens Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Has environment-friendly policy See policy
  • Best value for money
  • Professional service
From$132
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Beach Terrace : 2775 Ocean St.
+1-888-734-9421
2775 Ocean St., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Three Star Beach property
  • 48 rooms in hotel
  • World class service
  • Handicap accessible facilities can be a problem
From$249
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Motel 6 Carlsbad Village in CARLSBAD
+1-888-841-5292
1006 Carlsbad Village Dr., CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA 92008
  • Low-priced property
  • Check-in time: 3
From$60
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Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Spa & Golf Club : 7100 Aviara Resort Dr.
+1-888-455-5160
7100 Aviara Resort Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • Luxury 5 star Resort property
  • 43 suites in hotel
From$239
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Extended Stay America Suites Carlsbad Village by The Sea
+1-888-965-8297
1050 Grand Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Two star Beach hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • Almost all guests said the reception staff was great
  • Good accessibility by car
From$69
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Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas - Encinitas
+1-888-906-6358
2100 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~3.05 miles south of Carlsbad
  • Midscale property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$90
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Carlsbad-North San Diego County
+1-888-749-6785
2223 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • 145 suites in hotel
  • Delicious food
  • Good minibar
From$115
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Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County : 2229 Palomar Airport Rd.
+1-888-878-9982
2229 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • Free breakfast
  • Nice roomy shower
  • Excellent breakfast
From$110
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Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, North San Diego in Carlsbad
+1-888-389-4485
7210 Blue Heron Place, Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • Luxurious 5-star property
  • Great view
  • Most guests said the beds were comfortable
From$215
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Holiday Inn Carlsbad, an IHG Hotel in Carlsbad
+1-888-389-4121
2725 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • Gym is available on property
  • Food is average
  • Good shuttle service
From$103
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Rodeway Inn Encinitas North in Encinitas
+1-888-675-2083
1444 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~3.75 miles south of Carlsbad
  • Low-priced Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 51 rooms
From$60
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Extended Stay America Suites San Diego Oceanside
+1-800-716-8490
3190 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056 ~4.06 miles north of Carlsbad
  • Economical Beach property
  • Check in time: 4:00
From$99
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Quality Inn & Suites Oceanside Near Camp Pendleton - Oceanside
+1-800-805-5223
3170 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056 ~4.10 miles north of Carlsbad
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Check-in: 3.00 PM
From$70
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Staybridge Suites Carlsbad, an IHG Hotel
+1-888-965-1860
2735 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • Midscale Airport property
  • Free breakfast
From$159
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Omni La Costa Resort & Spa - Carlsbad
+1-888-788-5576
2100 Costa Del Mar Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • High end Resort property
  • 610 rooms in hotel
From$175
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Motel 6 Oceanside Ca : 3708 Plaza Dr.
+1-888-897-9207
3708 Plaza Dr., OCEANSIDE, CALIFORNIA 92056 ~4.48 miles northeast of Carlsbad
  • 2 star hotel
From$60
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Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland
+1-888-311-4278
607 Leucadia Blv, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~4.61 miles southeast of Carlsbad
  • 2 star Beach property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • About half of guests said rooms were big enough
  • Most guests appreciated the closeness to the beach
From$58
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Hyatt Place San Diego/Vista-Carlsbad - Vista
+1-888-469-4795
2645 South Melrose Dr., Vista, CA 92081 ~4.89 miles east of Carlsbad
  • Three Star Resort property
  • Hotel has 4 floors
From$99
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Brisa Pacifica Hotel Encinitas
+1-888-734-9421
410 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~4.92 miles south of Carlsbad
  • Low Cost property
  • Check-in time: 11:00
From$50
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Best Western Oceanside Inn in Oceanside
+1-888-841-5292
1680 Oceanside Blvd., Oceanside, CA 92054 ~5.02 miles northwest of Carlsbad
  • Inexpensive Beach hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Most guests said the bathroom was dirty
  • Microwave worked great
From$60
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Aquamarine Villas
+1-888-455-5160
711 South Myers St., Oceanside, CA 92054 ~5.20 miles northwest of Carlsbad
  • Three Star property
  • Check-in: 16:30
From$90
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TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Vista in Vista
+1-888-965-8297
2201 South Melrose Dr., Vista, CA 92081 ~5.22 miles east of Carlsbad
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$55
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Towneplace Suites San Diego Carlsbad / Vista : 2201 Melrose Dr.
+1-888-906-6358
2201 Melrose Dr., Vista, CA 92081 ~5.23 miles east of Carlsbad
  • High end Suburban hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$90
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Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach
+1-888-749-6785
85 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024 ~5.60 miles south of Carlsbad
  • Three Star Beach property
  • Check-in: 4PM
From$105
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The Fin Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton - Oceanside
+1-888-878-9982
133 South Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054 ~5.66 miles northwest of Carlsbad
  • Affordable property
  • Hotel has 26 rooms
From$90
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Graph: Upcoming 20 Days of Carlsbad Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Carlsbad, CA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Carlsbad hotel for each day and each star rating category.

That being said, it's possible that you won't want to go anywhere else. Carlsbad has more than enough to offer. You probably already know about the beautiful beaches, and they are marvelous. But there's so much more to see. Better yet, the seaside city is easy to navigate due to the fact that it's divided into four quadrants. It doesn't take much to explore them, so you can take in Old Carlsbad, along with the city's stunning parks, gorgeous architecture, and miles of coastline.

Seasonality of Carlsbad, CA

Although there are certainly better times to visit Carlsbad, CA, the village doesn't necessarily have a high season. That is, visitors needn't feel put off by the idea of seasonality because Carlsbad is a winning destination practically any day of the year. That's partly due to the city's semi-arid Mediterranean climate, which offers up an average of 263 days of sunny weather. Can you imagine feeling the sun for one-third of the year? That gives you so much more freedom. You can always choose to visit a little before or after the busiest season, which can save you major money.

Summertime is arguably the best time to visit Carlsbad. Throughout June, July, and August temperatures average around 70 sunny degrees of delicious dry heat - the exact kind of heat you want to experience when you're planning a beach trip. If you choose to book your stay in May, September, or October, however, you still get to enjoy all that warm weather, but you miss the high season by a few months. That often leads to less expensive room rates.

Owing to the climate in Carlsbad, it doesn't get that cold in fall and winter. Snowfall is rare and rain is far more common. You can still enjoy sunny days and warm weather well into November and December, so you might choose to spend the holidays by the ocean instead of in a cold, snowy location. On the other hand, if you want to experience a little California chill, consider visiting Carlsbad at the beginning of the year. It's moderate between January and April, so although swimming isn't necessarily an option, you can definitely still enjoy yourself.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Carlsbad, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Carlsbad

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs displaying average nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Carlsbad, CA. Analyze these illustrations to determine the best dates to book in Carlsbad for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Carlsbad, CA

4 Star Average Prices: $182.21

As befitting a resort town, Carlsbad has more than its fair share of luxury hotel options, beginning with the Four Seasons. The best part is that you can easily snag a room for less than $400 per night. If you like your luxury a bit more affordable, you can try the Lakehouse Hotel and Resort or the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa.

Some top-notch hotels, such as La Valencia and the epic Tower23 Hotel, are closer to San Diego, hence, they're more expensive as well. However, hotels close to San Diego are still quite centrally located, so you can still easily reach Carlsbad, as well as the surrounding areas.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Carlsbad

Lower Cost Options in Carlsbad, CA

3 Star Average Prices: $138.22

Because Carlsbad, CA, is a tourist town at heart, there are myriad hotels from which to choose, including lower cost options for the vacationer on a budget. To get a lower cost from the start, your best bet is to look for two-star hotels. For example, you can book a room at La Quinta Inn & Suites for a reasonable rate, along with the Quality Inn Encinitas, which is near Legoland, one of the city's top attractions. Motel 6, however, is available for less than $100 per night, meaning that you could enjoy a long vacation without obliterating your budget.

Are you looking for a quality hotel that doesn't cost a lot? The Rodeway Inn is less than $100 a night, as well, while you can book a room at the Fairfield Inn & Suites for less than $160 per night. The Days Inn and the Econo Lodge both offer affordable nightly rates, as well, and the Portofino Beach Inn offers a true taste of Carlsbad life.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Carlsbad

2 Star Average Prices: $95.97

2 Star Hotel Prices in Carlsbad

Best Discounts in Carlsbad, CA

Hotel owners in Carlsbad know exactly who they're catering to, especially during the popular seasons. They recognize the value of providing deals and discounts to the tourists who pour into the seaside village every year. As such, many hotels offer a variety of discounts to seniors, people in the military and the government, AAA members, and professional groups hosting business trips.

The best part is that you can find a fine hotel that provides these discounts to guests. You might be able to stay at a nicer hotel than you anticipated. Look into the Hilton Garden Inn, Carlsbad by the Sea, and Hyatt House, all of which are three-star hotels with plenty to offer. The Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel and the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa offer resort-appropriate luxuries for affordable rates, as well, so there's no saying that you can't enjoy a little luxury on your holiday regardless of your budget.

Best Value Options in Carlsbad, CA

To get the best value for your money, you generally need to go with a mid-tier hotel that falls somewhere between inexpensive and luxurious. Look for room rates that average between $100 per and $200 per night. That way, you can safely afford a long stay without sacrificing quality or too much money. You can afford a hotel that provides all the amenities you need to keep you comfortable and let you know you're on vacation, but you won't spend hundreds of dollars a night.

Consider hotels like the La Quinta Inn & Suites when you want the best value. It's a solid hotel with fantastic reviews that costs less than $200 each night. The Holiday Inn and the Quality Inn offer similar values, along with must-haves such as pools and free wireless. To enjoy a more luxurious stay without paying an equally luxurious price, look into hot-spots such as the Courtyard or the Fairfield Inn & Suites, both of which are Marriott hotels. The Hyatt Place, which services both San Diego and Carlsbad, is another excellent choice, especially since you get a breakfast buffet, as well.

In fact, that's one of the things you should think about when you're considering which hotels offer the best value. Always look at the amenities and freebies before booking. In addition to free wireless, look for free breakfast offers, free parking, and on-site provisions, such as restaurants, shops, gyms, and pools.

Everything You Want to Do in Carlsbad, CA

Carlsbad, CA is a beach town, so naturally there's plenty of coastlines for you to explore. From sailing and swimming to combing the beach and exploring the boardwalk, you can easily spend most of your vacation near the water. There's nothing wrong with that and, in fact, it's what many visitors choose to do. However, Carlsbad has so much more to offer. If you're looking for family friendly activities, for example, you can take in Legoland, visit the stunning Flower Fields, or camp out at Carlsbad State Beach.

The Craftsmanship Museum and the Museum of Making Music are ideal for those rare rainy days, but if you really want to see Carlsbad, you need to explore its nature-related attractions. Visitors love fishing at the Batiquitos Lagoon, the Buena Vista Lagoon, and the Agua Hedionda Lagoon, and you'll never see anything lovelier than the picturesque Oceanside Pier.

The Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park is a must-see for lovers of history and architecture, while the Sea Life Aquarium is the best spot for lovers of marine life. If you really need to relax, it's worthwhile to take a tour of the Witch Creek Winery. Plus don't forget that Disney isn't all that far away. There are strawberry farms, speedways, and fresh farmers' markets, as well, not to mention incredible food tours that will leave you stuffed, but hungry for more. The best day, of course, involves combining a food tour with a vineyard tour.

Carlsbad, CA, is practically the perfect vacation spot no matter what you like to do. It's the one place where you can soak up the sun at the beach, go sailing, and spend all your time on the sand, explore the area while getting in touch with nature, or visit nearby cities, historical sites, and vineyards. You can relax in the California sunshine as you take a break from the real world. Whether you take in the sights or spend your whole trip at Moonlight Beach, your trip to Carlsbad will become the vacation by which you judge all others.

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The affluent tourist destination stretches 11 km along the Pacific coastline and is part of San Diego County in California. Ever since Merlin Entertainments opened Legoland California Resort in 1999, hotels in Carlsbad have been attracting visitors with its excellent beaches and entertainment avenues. With the McClellan-Palomar Airport bringing in tourists, attractions like Carlsbad Skatepark, Sea Life Aquarium within Legoland, and the beaches of Carlsbad State and South Carlsbad State are very popular. Other places of interest are Carlsbad Village and Carlsbad Premium Outlets for shopping opportunities, Museum of Making Music, Agua Hedionda Lagoon, Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, Buena Vista Lagoon, Batiquitos Lagoon, The Flower Fields, and Witch Creek Winery.    

3 Budget Hotels At Reasonable Prices Near Local Businesses

Convenient locations are important, and cheap hotels close to entertainment avenues and the beaches are highly popular. Fairfield Inn & Suites - The Marriott group hotel has well-trained staff with professional attitude helping guests out with business meetings. Excellent amenities are offered including parking, pool, Internet, laundry services, fitness room, and hot complimentary breakfasts. Families are attracted, as Legoland is quite near the hotel. Econo Lodge Inn & Suites “ Kid-friendly staff members provide great experiences for families arriving from the Interstate. Legoland is just 10 minutes away, and the hotel has excellent budget prices with the ideal location close to a pizza restaurant, grocery store, and other local businesses. Hampton Inn Carlsbad - The Hilton group hotel is good for both leisure and business with spacious rooms. Coffeemakers and mini fridges, ideal for long stays, are provided. It is around 6.5 Km away from both Legoland and the South Carlsbad State Beach. A variety of cheap hotels are found here catering to people with different needs.

2 Luxury Hotels For Perfect Stays

Quiet locations are preferred by people opting to stay at luxury Carlsbad hotels. West Inn And Suites - Families love the hotel with access to the freeway enabling them to arrive in great numbers. Visitors go trekking out to Carlsbad Village and then come back in time for tasty complimentary breakfasts offering cereals, eggs, potatoes, and sausages. Discount tickets to San Diego Zoo are served at the front desk. Other amenities include free parking and a package of their signature wafers. Cape Rey Carlsbad - The Hilton resort greets guests with treats and sparkling wine. A road is all that separates the hotel from the beautiful beach. Guests can gather soothing sunsets from their rooms and hear the crashing waves. Large events including anniversaries are organized efficiently by well-trained employees. Hotels in Carlsbad are located near popular local restaurants all along the beach.

2 Beachside Boutique Hotels To Hear The Waves 

The perfect location by the seaside encourages people to arrive by train as well as self-driven cars to popular boutique hotels. Ocean Palms Beach Resort - Amazing rooms with window-side views of the beautiful ocean waters are really inviting. The hotel is just around 2 1/2 blocks away from the railway station and has a typical tropical look with palm trees and greenery around. Modern amenities and self-catering items including full-size ovens and fridges are provided. It is quite popular in off-season as well. Beach Terrace Inn - Rooms with balconies overlooking the ocean are pretty awesome. Guests have many walking trails to explore along the beach and enjoy good breakfasts. Shopping centers and restaurants are within walking distance. Visitors can try out the popular cycling lanes. Carlsbad hotels have great appeal and generally get repeat clients.

FAQs about hotels in Carlsbad

What are the best rated hotels in Carlsbad?

West Inn & Suites, Carlsbad Suites and The Cassara Carlsbad Tapestry Collection by Hilton are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the top luxurious hotels in Carlsbad?

Cape Rey a Hilton Resort, Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Spa & Golf Club and Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, North San Diego are the top 3 luxury hotels near Carlsbad city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Carlsbad?

Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach, Carlsbad by The Sea Hotel, and Motel 6 Carlsbad East Ca are the properties closest to Carlsbad city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Carlsbad cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Carlsbad can be as cheap as $95.97 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Carlsbad cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Carlsbad has been $138.22 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 4-5 star hotel in Carlsbad cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Carlsbad has been $182.21 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Carlsbad?

West Inn & Suites, Carlsbad Suites and Legoland California Resort are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Carlsbad?

Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa, Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Carlsbad and Residence Inn by Marriott Carlsbad are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Carlsbad?

Quality Inn & Suites Oceanside Near Camp Pendleton, Rodeway Inn Encinitas North and Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best Best Western hotels in Carlsbad?

Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge, Best Western Oceanside Inn and Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in Carlsbad?

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach An Ihg Hotel, Holiday Inn Carlsbad, an IHG Hotel and Staybridge Suites Carlsbad, an IHG Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Recent traveler guest reviews of Carlsbad, CA

Below are reviews of the city of Carlsbad, CA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Beautiful Hotel very clean"
Score 5.0 / 5

Restaurant recommendation: King's Fish House. Try the half clam chowder and the seafood chowder. There's a great outdoor mall right in front.

Jeremy F., from 09-Jun-2022
"Carlsbad is an amazing beach city!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Carlsbad is an amazing beach city with beautiful weather and great places to eat.

Selena W., from 14-May-2022
"Shopping, restaurants, cleanliness, friendliness."
Score 5.0 / 5

Shopping, restaurants, cleanliness, friendliness.

Gary D., from 27-Apr-2022
"Nice & Quiet"
Score 5.0 / 5

It was up and away from all the noise and traffic. if I stay in the area again I will book my stay here.

Erkkie H., from 21-Mar-2022
"Carlsbad & Pelly's Seafood is Great!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Carlsbad is great. Enjoyed Pelly's Seafood for dinner.

Paul T., from 07-Mar-2022
"Carlsbad is Vibrant!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Carlsbad is vibrant, offers plenty of pedestrian access and features a lush and clean Pacific Ocean aspect.

John C., from 21-Feb-2022
"Great Area"
Score 5.0 / 5

Friendly residents, fun places to eat. Pretty scenery, seems clean.

Alisha P., from 21-Feb-2022
"Easy Beach Access"
Score 4.0 / 5

This is my favorite city and it is beautiful city and very easy access to beach.

Michelle S., from 21-Feb-2022
"Carlsbad is nice!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Carlsbad is very nice.

Cesar V., from 04-Nov-2021
"Perfect Location! "
Score 4.0 / 5

Cute town & restaurants

Carla S., from 11-Oct-2021
"Wonderful"
Score 4.0 / 5

The costco was awesome, really loved the outside food court area. The city itself is very clean. We really enjoy our time down here in carlsbad everytime. We came here 3 times this year.

Joshua S., from 19-Oct-2019
"Visit"
Score 5.0 / 5

Beach, food, lots of options. Train to San Diego or Orange County.

Gerald R., from 19-Oct-2019
"Visit"
Score 5.0 / 5

Legoland was very fun and creative.

Laureen Y., from 15-Oct-2019
"Close to beaches"
Score 5.0 / 5

Close to beautiful beaches.

Connie Z., from 15-Oct-2019
"Clean!"
Score 4.0 / 5

It's clean.

Theresa C., from 30-Aug-2019
"Love this city"
Score 5.0 / 5

We love Carlsbad !

Darlene S., from 18-Aug-2019
"Awesome "
Score 5.0 / 5

So many activities to do. It is very close to Legoland and SeaWorld.

Lucy G., from 08-Aug-2019
"Family Friendly "
Score 5.0 / 5

Friendly people, beautiful beaches, lovely weather in July! Trails and canyons to explore, family friendly.

Melissa M., from 26-Jul-2019
"Great Hotel!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Close to beaches, Lego Land and other San Diego attractions. Also, freeway close.

Mary P., from 01-May-2018
"Great Stay!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Legoland was awesome as well as the hotel rooms and accommodations.

Tonia L., from 20-Mar-2018
"Lovely City"
Score 5.0 / 5

This is a beautiful city the beaches are beautiful. I definitely would one back and visit this lovely city.

Latanya F., from 24-Apr-2016
"Conference in the City"
Score 5.0 / 5

We were there for conference and spent most of our time in the hotel. The beach area was the only place we were interested in.

Phebe M., from 09-Nov-2015
"Good So Cal hub"
Score 4.0 / 5

We like the proximity to Legoland and other Southern California attractions.

Malcolm H., from 01-Jan-2014
"Dog beach and shopping!"
Score 5.0 / 5

There was a beach right before Carlsbad Village that was beautiful and could take my dog on a stretch of it. Carlsbad village was also a great time for shopping and food!

Jennifer A., from 09-Nov-2013
The average traveler rating of the city of Carlsbad, CA shown above is 4.6 out of 5 based on 24 reviews
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