Top Carlsbad Independent Hotels
Carlsbad is perfect for travelers wanting to skip all the hassle of Los Angeles, but not as laid back as San Diego. Explore the beautiful beaches or the modern city. If you’re looking for hotels in Carlsbad, this list of top independent hotels are the perfect starting point.
Close to Outlet Shopping
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Carlsbad by the Sea Resort is just steps away from the Carlsbad Premium Outlets, making this hotel a shopper’s dream. A top choice of families due to its proximity to Legoland California, room rates averages around $185 per night for a king standard room during peak travel season. All rooms come with refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and LCD television with entertainment options. Wi-fi, parking and breakfast are all free for guests at the resort, and a TGI Fridays restaurant is on site. The resort’s front desk start is available 24-hours for help with tours and tickets. Guests can enjoy the hotel’s outdoor pool, fitness center, and spa tub, or visit one of the area attractions including the beaches.
Family Friendly Resort
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Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel gives guests the opportunity to have fun adventures around the area and come back to their rooms to rest and relax. Rooms include a flat screen television with premium channels, and a DVD player. Families can request cribs and infant beds if needed. The hotel has lots of family friendly activities including the children’s pool, picnic area with barbecue grills, a water park, and a game room and arcade. Shuttle service is available to Legoland California’s traditional park and their water park. Room rates average around $168 per night.
Beach Bum Paradise
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Cape Rey Carlsbad Hilton Resort is a beach bum’s paradise, right across the street from Carlsbad State Beach, the hotel can arrange surfing, paddle boating, kayaking, and deep-sea fishing activities for guests. Beach chairs, towels, and umbrellas are available for rent. The resort restaurant Chandler’s serves locally sourced dishes, and offers amazing ocean views. Complimentary tea and speciality coffee services are offered in the hotel lobby daily. Cape Rey Carlsbad is pet friendly, dogs up to 25 pounds are welcomed for a non-refundable fee. Rooms come standard with a mini fridge, coffee maker, robes, slippers, high-speed internet access, flat screen television, and sofa bed. Oceanview suites include a balcony, parlor, two HD TVs, wet bar, dining area, and free printer with wireless printing. Suites start at $500 per night, and standard rooms average $250 per night.
Top Tier Amenities and Activities
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Omni La Costa Resort & Spa offers traditional rooms and villas, visitors choosing to stay in the villas will feel at home and have access to all the hotel amenities including two golf courses, sports facilities and the Athletic Club. Guest room options include suites, signature rooms with golf course views and soaking tubs, La Costa rooms with marble bathroom features and extra space, and the plaza rooms that surround the courtyard. The hotel has several pools and Jacuzzis for guests to enjoy including the Adult Edge Pool & Terrace, for guests 21 and older. Opt for a packaged deal that includes the cost of your room, meals, room credits, spa treatments, and reservations at nearby golf courses. Basic guest rooms start at $249 per night, while suites and villas average between $449 and $599 per night.
Whether you’re heading to Carlsbad for business, pleasure, or family fun, these hotels have something to offer visitors traveling to the area. So if you’re looking for Carlsbad hotels, this list is a great starting point for booking your next trip.