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Cardiff by the Sea California Accommodations

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The Cardiff by the Sea center point is around the area of Scripps Memorial Hospital and 1 mile southeast of San Dieguito Heritage Museum.

Cardiff by the Sea Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area - Encinitas
+1-888-389-4121
1661 Villa Cardiff Dr., Encinitas, CA 92007 ~0.17 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • 101 rooms in property
From$30
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Cardiff by The Sea Lodge - San Diego
+1-888-675-2083
142 Chesterfield Dr., San Diego, CA 92007 ~0.49 miles southwest of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • Check-in time: 15:00
From$90
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Twelve Senses Retreat in Encinitas
+1-800-716-8490
1004 Nardo Rd., Encinitas, CA 92024 ~1.01 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • 3 star property
  • 4 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$90
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Days Inn Encinitas Moonlight Beach in Encinitas
+1-800-805-5223
133 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024 ~1.78 miles northwest of Cardiff by the Sea
  • 2 star Beach property
  • 124 rooms in hotel
  • Room is all right
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach - Encinitas
+1-888-965-1860
85 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024 ~1.90 miles northwest of Cardiff by the Sea
  • 3 star Beach property
  • 3 floors in property
From$105
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Brisa Pacifica Hotel Encinitas
+1-888-788-5576
410 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~2.60 miles northwest of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Two-star hotel
  • Check in time: 11:00
From$50
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Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar, an IHG Hotel - Solana Beach
+1-888-897-9207
621 South Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075 ~2.86 miles south of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Two star Beach property
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$88
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Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland in Encinitas
+1-888-311-4278
607 Leucadia Blv, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~2.89 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Cheap Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 101 rooms
  • Close to all food places
  • Popular among families
From$58
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Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Del Mar / Solana Beach
+1-888-469-4795
717 South Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075 ~2.94 miles south of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$149
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Winners Circle Resort by VRI Americas in Solana Beach
+1-888-734-9421
550 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075 ~3.26 miles south of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Gym is available on property
  • About half of guests said the reception staff was ok
  • Restaurants next door
From$160
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Hilton San Diego Del Mar in Del Mar
+1-888-841-5292
15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014 ~3.44 miles south of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Four-star Beach property
  • Check-in: 4:00
  • Beach nearby
  • Free breakfast buffet
From$125
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Rodeway Inn Encinitas North in Encinitas
+1-888-455-5160
1444 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~3.74 miles northwest of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Low Cost Beach property
  • Check-in time: 11:00
From$60
Average 3.5 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Inn At Rancho Santa Fe in Rancho Santa Fe
+1-888-965-8297
5951 Linea Del Cielo, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 ~4.03 miles east of Cardiff by the Sea
  • High end Resort property
  • 5 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Friendly service
  • Excellent ambiance
From$156
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Del Mar Beach Hotel
+1-888-906-6358
1702 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014 ~4.35 miles south of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Inexpensive Beach hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Bathroom could be optimized
  • Vibe wasn't good
From$139
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Morgan Run Club & Resort - Rancho Santa Fe
+1-888-749-6785
5690 Cancha De Golf, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091 ~4.42 miles southeast of Cardiff by the Sea
  • 3 star Resort property
  • 6 suites in property
  • Popular among business travelers
  • Not very clean
From$55
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Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas : 2100 North Coast Highway 101
+1-888-878-9982
2100 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~4.44 miles northwest of Cardiff by the Sea
  • 3 star hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$90
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L'Auberge Del Mar : 1540 Camino Del Mar
+1-888-389-4485
1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014 ~4.47 miles south of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Luxury 5-star Beach property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Wonderful beach
  • Rooms could be larger
From$269
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Omni La Costa Resort & Spa : 2100 Costa Del Mar Rd.
+1-888-389-4121
2100 Costa Del Mar Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92009 ~4.66 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Four star Resort property
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$175
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Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, North San Diego : 7210 Blue Heron Place
+1-888-675-2083
7210 Blue Heron Place, Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~4.99 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Luxurious Five Star hotel
  • Popular among families
  • Beautifully landscaped property
From$215
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BW Premier Hotel Del Mar - Del Mar
+1-800-716-8490
720 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014 ~5.16 miles south of Cardiff by the Sea
  • 3-star Resort property
  • 3 floors in property
  • Beach is lovely
  • Breakfast is mediocre
From$99
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Hotel Indigo San Diego Del Mar, an IHG Hotel - Del Mar
+1-800-805-5223
710 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014 ~5.23 miles south of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Four-star Beach hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$199
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Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Spa & Golf Club : 7100 Aviara Resort Dr.
+1-888-965-1860
7100 Aviara Resort Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~5.25 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Luxury 5 star Resort property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$239
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Cape Rey a Hilton Resort - Carlsbad
+1-888-788-5576
1 Ponto Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~5.52 miles northwest of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Luxurious 5-star Beach hotel
  • Check-in: 4:00PM
From$149
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Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa
+1-888-897-9207
5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 ~5.63 miles east of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Luxury Five Star hotel
  • Airport shuttle available
From$250
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach An Ihg Hotel
+1-888-311-4278
751 Raintree Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~5.85 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See more
From$93
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Motel 6 Carlsbad Beach Ca
+1-888-469-4795
750 Raintree Dr., CARLSBAD, CA 92009 ~5.95 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Inexpensive property
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$60
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Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea
+1-888-734-9421
751 Macadamia Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~6.03 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$60
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carlsbad - Legoland Area
+1-888-841-5292
760 Macadamia Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92009 ~6.05 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Affordable Beach property
  • Hotel has 110 rooms
  • Nice TV
  • Good budget hotel
From$60
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carlsbad Legoland Area - Carlsbad
+1-888-455-5160
760 Macadamia Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~6.07 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • 3 star Beach property
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
From$80
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San Diego Marriott Del Mar
+1-888-965-8297
11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130 ~6.52 miles south of Cardiff by the Sea
  • High-end Highway property
  • 284 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$149
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Residence Inn San Diego Del Mar
+1-888-906-6358
3525 Valley Centre Dr., San Diego, CA 92130 ~6.55 miles south of Cardiff by the Sea
  • 3 star hotel
  • 6 floors in property
From$90
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Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Carlsbad - Carlsbad
+1-888-749-6785
1929 Palomar Oaks Way, Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~6.56 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Free breakfast
From$129
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DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego - Del Mar
+1-888-878-9982
11915 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130 Website ~6.57 miles south of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Three Star Beach property
  • Fitness + Health Center
From$129
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Hampton Inn San Diego Del Mar in San Diego
+1-888-389-4485
11920 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130 ~6.58 miles south of Cardiff by the Sea
  • 2 star Suburban property
  • 6 suites in property
From$126
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Home2 Suites Carlsbad
+1-888-389-4121
1901 Wright Place, Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~6.66 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • 3 star property
  • Hotel has a green policy Read more
From$189
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Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad
+1-888-675-2083
5835 Owens Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~6.72 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • 4 suites in property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bathroom needs cleaning
From$132
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Carlsbad-North San Diego County in Carlsbad
+1-800-716-8490
2223 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~6.95 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Newer decor
From$115
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Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County
+1-800-805-5223
2229 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~6.96 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • 94 rooms in property
  • Friendly service
  • Nice rooms
From$110
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Motel 6 Carlsbad Ca East
+1-888-965-1860
6117 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~6.97 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Low priced hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$60
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The Cassara Carlsbad Tapestry Collection by Hilton in Carlsbad
+1-888-788-5576
5805 Armada Dr. Building B, Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~7.21 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Four-star Beach hotel
  • 90 rooms in property
  • Most guests said the bathroom was dirty
  • The majority of guests complained about the bathroom
From$249
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Holiday Inn Carlsbad, an IHG Hotel in Carlsbad
+1-888-897-9207
2725 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92009 ~7.26 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Three Star Beach property
  • 133 rooms in property
  • Wifi was horrible
  • Water pressure superb
From$103
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Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach
+1-888-311-4278
6450 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~7.27 miles northwest of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Three Star Resort property
  • 161 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Bad housekeeping, according to 60%
  • Value below average
From$135
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Legoland California Resort : 1 Legoland Dr.
+1-888-469-4795
1 Legoland Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~7.30 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • High end Beach hotel
  • 3 floors in property
From$159
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Staybridge Suites Carlsbad, an IHG Hotel
+1-888-734-9421
2735 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92009 ~7.31 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Three Star Airport property
  • Shuttle to airport available
From$159
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Carlsbad by The Sea Hotel
+1-888-841-5292
850 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~7.32 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Three Star Beach hotel
  • 2 suites in property
  • Good shuttle service
  • Spacious rooms
From$78
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Fairmont Grand Del Mar : 5300 Grand Del Mar Court
+1-888-455-5160
5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130 ~7.39 miles southeast of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Luxurious 5-star Resort hotel
  • Check in: 4:00 PM
From$275
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Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa : 5480 Grand Pacific Dr.
+1-888-965-8297
5480 Grand Pacific Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~7.57 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Four-star Beach property
  • 15 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Most guests said the beds were comfortable
  • Staff is amazing
From$179
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Residence Inn by Marriott Carlsbad in Carlsbad
+1-888-906-6358
2000 Faraday Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~7.64 miles north of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Midscale Beach property
  • Free breakfast
From$129
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Lakehouse Hotel and Resort in San Marcos
+1-888-749-6785
1025 La Bonita Dr., San Marcos, CA 92078 ~7.89 miles northeast of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Four-star Lake property
  • Hotel has 6 meeting rooms
  • Awesome sports bar
  • Comfortable beds
From$109
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Hilton Garden Inn San Diego / Del Mar Ca
+1-888-878-9982
3939 Ocean Bluff Ave., San Diego, CA 92130 ~7.92 miles south of Cardiff by the Sea
  • Three Star Beach hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Wifi unreliable
  • Most guests said the beds were comfortable
From$149
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FAQs about hotels in Cardiff by the Sea

What are the top reviewed hotels in Cardiff by the Sea?

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego, Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area and Cardiff by The Sea Lodge are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the upper-end hotels in Cardiff by the Sea?

L'Auberge Del Mar, Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, North San Diego and Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Spa & Golf Club are the top 3 luxury hotels near Cardiff by the Sea city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Cardiff by the Sea?

Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area, Cardiff by The Sea Lodge, and Twelve Senses Retreat are the properties closest to Cardiff by the Sea city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Cardiff by the Sea cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Cardiff by the Sea can be as cheap as $95.00 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Cardiff by the Sea cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Cardiff by the Sea has been $141.40 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in Cardiff by the Sea?

Cardiff by The Sea Lodge, Brisa Pacifica Hotel Encinitas and Winners Circle Resort by VRI Americas are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Cardiff by the Sea?

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Del Mar, San Diego Marriott Del Mar and Residence Inn San Diego Del Mar are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Cardiff by the Sea?

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 most popular Best Western hotels in Cardiff by the Sea?

BW Premier Hotel Del Mar, Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach and Best Western Carlsbad by The Sea are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Cardiff by the Sea?

Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar, an IHG Hotel, Hotel Indigo San Diego Del Mar, an IHG Hotel and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach An Ihg Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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