Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea

751 Macadamia Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011 United States (USA) near Exit 47 on I-5 (~1.2mi)
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2.0 Star Property
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  • Outdoor pool at hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 4.8%!
  • 120 rooms in hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • 121 suites in property
  • Check-in time: 03:00 PM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10

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Room Types

Check Rates1 Bedroom Suite with 2 Double Beds Sofa Bed Full Kitchen and Complimentary Buffet Breakfast
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Check Rates1 King Bed and Complimentary Buffet Breakfast
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Check Rates1 King Bed For Non Smokers
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Check Rates1 King Bed Full Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator
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Check Rates1 King Bed Microwave
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Check Rates1 King Bed Non-Smoking Pillowtop Microwave, Refrigerator Full Breakfast
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Check Rates1 King Bed Pillow Top Mattress Microwave, Refrigerator Full Breakfast
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Check Rates1 King Bed Pillowtop Microwave, Refrigerator Full Breakfast
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Check Rates1 King Bed Suite
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Check Rates1 Queen Bed Accessible
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Check Rates2 Bedroom King Suite
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Check Rates2 Bedroom Suite
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Check Rates2 Bedrooms Standard Suite 2 King Beds
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Check Rates2 Double Bed Suite
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Check RatesAccessibility Queen Bed Sofa Bed For Non Smokers
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Check RatesAccessible 1 Queen
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Check RatesAccessible 1 Queen Mobility Accessible Roll in Shower Sofa Bed Full Breakfast
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Check RatesAccessible 1 Queen Mobility Accessible Roll Shower Sofa Bed Non-Smoking Full Breakfast
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Check RatesAccessible 1 Queen Mobility Accessible Rollsh Sofa Full Breakfast
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Check RatesAccessible Queen with Roll in Shower
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Check RatesDouble Bed
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Check RatesDouble Bed Mobility Accessible
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Check RatesEssential Workers Only 1 King Bed Full Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator As Defined By Local State
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Check RatesEssential Workers Only Suite 1 King Bed Full Breakfast Kitchen Sofa Bed
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Check RatesEssential Workers Only Suite 2 Double Beds Full Breakfast Kitchen Sofa Bed
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Check RatesEssential Workers Only Suite 2 King Beds Full Breakfast Kitchen 2 Bedrooms Living Room Sofa Bed
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Check RatesKing or 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesQueen Bed Mobility Accessible
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Check RatesRoom Queen Bed
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Check RatesStandard Room 1 King Bed Microwave
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Check RatesStandard Room 1 Queen Bed with Sofa Bed Accessible (with Sofabed)
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Check RatesStandard Room, King or Two Doubles
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Check RatesStandard Suite 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesStandard Suite King Bed
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Check RatesSuite 1 Cama King Size Para No Fumadores
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Check RatesSuite 1 King 2 Double Beds Non-Smoking 2 Bedroom Fullkitchen Livingrm Sofa Bed Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed Full Breakfast Kitchen Sofa Bed
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Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed Non-Smoking Separate Bedroom Full Kitchen Sofa Bed Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed Separate Bedroom Full Kitchen Sofa Bed Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed Separate Bedroom Full Kitchen Sofa Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed Sepbdr Fullkt Sofa Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 2 Bedrooms
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Check RatesSuite 2 Camas Dobles Para No Fumadores
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Check RatesSuite 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesSuite 2 Double Beds Full Breakfast Kitchen Sofa Bed
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Check RatesSuite 2 Double Beds Separate Bedroom Full Kitchen Sofa Bed Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 2 Double Beds Separate Bedroom Full Kitchen Sofa Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 2 Double Beds Sepbdr Fullkt Sofa Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 2 King Beds
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Check RatesSuite 2 King Beds 2 Bedroom Fullkitchen Livingrm Sofa Bed Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 2 King Beds 2 Bedroom Fullkt Living Sofa Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 2 King Beds 2 Bedrooms Full Kitchen Living Room Sofa Bed Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 2 King Beds 2 Bedrooms Full Kitchen Living Room Sofa Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 2 King Beds Full Breakfast Kitchen 2 Bedrooms Living Room Sofa Bed
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Check RatesSuite 2 King Beds Non-Smoking 2 Bedroom Fullkitchen Livingrm Sofa Bed Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite Capacity 4
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Check RatesSuite Capacity 6
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Check RatesSuite Multiple Beds (Living Room)
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Local Attractions

Legoland, Carlsbad State Beach

Verified Reviews of Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Carpets and sofa were gross, bed,breakfast and staff was awesome."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Pros: Full breakfast was great, bed was clean and comfortable, front desk staff were nice Cons: carpets were dirty and sticky, sofa bed had stains, room smelled like urine, A/C in livingroom didnt work, blood stain on wall, TV channels had a 10 second delay when changing channels so annoying.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
19-Jul-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Jul 13 to Fri Jul 16 2021 at a $175.66 average nightly rate.
"Excellent Stay"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Great customer service clean room very comfortable stay with my kids.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
23-May-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Wed May 19 to Fri May 21 2021 at a $154.99 average nightly rate.
"Very dirty smelled like smoke people using drugs in parking lot."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Wouldn't stay again.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
10-May-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sun May 09 to Mon May 10 2021 at a $101.99 average nightly rate.
"Room looked like blood stains on floor. There was a party with very loud music going on from 11 om u"
Overall Score2.0/ 5
I called front desk no answer. Upon checking out I informed feont office person and she acted like I was crazy.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
09-Nov-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Nov 06 to Sat Nov 07 2020 at a $88.99 average nightly rate.
"The place is a mess, staff is very nice and does the best they can."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Again the place is a mess but the staff does the best they can they are all very nice and work very hard.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Nov-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Oct 27 to Wed Oct 28 2020 at a $102.99 average nightly rate.
"Room clean nice. Property ,parking lot needs to be maintained."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Police long term tenants better.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-Oct-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Oct 12 to Wed Oct 14 2020 at a $116.99 average nightly rate.
"The room was not to bad. However outside was filthy."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Need someone to do yard clean up!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
16-Oct-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Oct 12 to Wed Oct 14 2020 at a $116.99 average nightly rate.
"Found Roach."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Wouldn't return the funds after Paying for two nights, we left the first night. Best Western's policy is to wait two weeks, well Best Western, you didn't wait two weeks for me to pay!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
24-Jun-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 19 to Sun Jun 21 2020 at a $157.99 average nightly rate.
"Very accommodating and understanding in our circumstances."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
We came out here from Michigan to visit our mom who was in the hospital. She ended up going to hospice and peacefullg passing. Day id night our requests were quickly answered and any issues were quickly addressed and remedied. This is the 2nd time we have stayed at tbis hotel. The first time was two years ago. We HIGHLY recommend this hotel !
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
12-Jun-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Jun 08 to Fri Jun 12 2020 at a $109.99 average nightly rate.
"Satisfactory receptionist and customer care."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
We stayed one night and had a satisfactory experience.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
18-Aug-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Aug 15 to Fri Aug 16 2019 at a $66.75 average nightly rate.
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Overall Score3.0/ 5
Good hotel for price.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
22-Jul-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jul 19 to Sun Jul 21 2019 at a $102.53 average nightly rate.
"Good Room"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
They assigned us a nice room with a couch. We relaxed to stay there. Good location for dinning, etc. We would like to stay this hotel, again.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Jun-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Jun 18 to Wed Jun 19 2019 at a $58.32 average nightly rate.
"Good place to stay the night."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
It needs to up date the room keys, have a little problem when opening the door.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Nov-2018 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Nov 02 to Sun Nov 04 2018 at a $131.20 average nightly rate.
3.0 out of 5. Based on 942 guest reviews

Property Description

Conveniently located off Interstate 5 close to Carlsbad State Beach, the newly renovated Ramada Carlsbad features all the modern amenities that our guests have come to expect. To make you and your family feel at home, all rooms are equipped with 25" Televisions, Refrigerators, Microwaves, Pay per View movies, Nintendo and Free Wireless internet access throughout the grounds

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2009
Floors: 3
Rooms: 120
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 121
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 121
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1
Meeting Space: 500 sq. feet
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 2.0 Mi
Pool Info:
Outdoor Pool and Spa. Open seasonally.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hr - group 30 days
Nightly Parking: 75.0
Typical Group Deposit: 1 night room & tax
Total Taxes: 11.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

McClellan-Palomar Airport Go west on Palomar Airport Road approx. 3 miles to Avenida Encinas. Go left one mile to Macadamia Drive. Go left on Macadamia to hotel
San Diego Airport (Lindbergh International) Take Harbor Drive, turning left on Laurel and left on India. Get into the left hand lane to I-5 North; proceed about 30 miles; exit Poinsettia Lane; cross back over I-5 towards Ocean and turn right at Avenida Encinas. We are on the second block on the right.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

We offer a complimentary breakfast

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

Free parking

Internet / WiFI

Free high speed wireless internet

About Best Western International

  • 4000+ independently owned hotels located in over 100 countries
  • Best Western Rewards is a free program where members can earn 10 points for every dollar spent or airline/partner rewards for each night stay. With no blackout dates and points that never expire, whats not love?
  • 3 hotel types: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premiere
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premiere gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western International highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Ramada Carlsbad, Ramada Carlsbad by The Sea

Hotel Rate Trends at Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea

The graph above is averages of room rates for both our group rates and the lowest online individual rates our system could find at the time the group bid was placed. The best group rate shown is 12.3% in November 2021 and the highest average individual rate is $229 in the month of August 2020. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea in a month when rates are lower.

FAQs about Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea

What time is check in?

Check in time is 03:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea have?

There are 120 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea?

We offer a complimentary breakfast

What parking is available at Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea?

Free parking

How much does internet cost?

Free high speed wireless internet

Can I get a AAA rate at Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA CAA Rate 1 King Bed Full Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator Must Show AAA ID At Check in

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior Rate Citizens 55yrs Plus or AARP ID 1 King Bed Full Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator

Is there a pool at Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Outdoor Pool and Spa. Open seasonally..

Can I get a group rate at Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 4.8%.

Testimonials:

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"I thank you for all your help with the arrangements. I must admit, the offer I received from them through you was by far the cheapest and most convenient out of any others I was offered through other group services. I will not hesitate to recommend your services to anyone. Thank you." J.F. - Portland, OR

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