Hotel in Carlsbad CA: 2024 Best Deals

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A hotel near LEGOLAND California, the Hampton Inn Carlsbad is a 12-minute drive from this California theme park and 5 miles away from North Ponto Beach, Oceanside Pier, and Oceanside Harbor. Looking for a nature escape? Carlsbad State Beach and Moonlight State Beach are just a few minutes away. LEGOLAND® California and SEA LIFE Carlsbad Aquarium are also a must-do when traveling with kids. Details
TripAdvisor user rating 4.50 out of 5
873 Reviews
$234.33 $215.67
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carlsbad Legoland Area hotel provides relaxing accommodations right near I-5 with convenient access to LEGOLAND California Resort, the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, Oceanside Pier, and South Carlsbad State Beach. Take advantage of the free breakfast, heated outdoor pool, hot tub, and gym. With pet-friendly rooms, you can also bring your dog or cat along. Details
TripAdvisor user rating 3.50 out of 5
439 Reviews
$205.50
Cozy, ranch-inspired architecture, splendid palm trees and colorful flowering landscaping surround the façade of The Handlery Hotel San Diego. For over half a century, this independent hotel has catered to sophisticated travelers seeking an alternative to the typical chain hotel experience.

Adjacent to the lush, rolling fairways of the Riverwalk Golf Club in San Diego’s Hotel Circle, The Handlery merges contemporary comfort with relaxing, friendly ambiance. As a family owned hotel, they create tailor-made experiences for guests by offering 217 comfortable, beautifully appointed rooms and suites, a friendly atmosphere and gracious, dedicated staff. For catching up with friends or unwinding with colleagues, Postcards American Bistro and 950 Lounge offer superb cuisine and cocktails in a vibrant setting. The Seasonal Reef Lounge Poolside Bar & Grill serves burgers and craft beers for guests lounging by a heated outdoor pool. Guests will also enjoy the full range of amenities, from a fitness center and complimentary Wi-Fi to a wide variety of function space accommodating up to 500.

The Handlery Hotel San Diego was built in 1954 by Harry Handlery, and four generations of Handlery family members have welcomed guests to this casually elegant retreat just moments from the best attractions, recreational activities, and nightlife in San Diego.

Parking: Self-parking for overnight guests available for a fee of $18 nightly, plus tax.
Day Rate - $1.50 per half hour, maximum of $19 per vehicle.
RV's, Trailers and Campers $20 nightly
Buses $25 nightly

Resort Fee: This hotel does not charge any resort fees, though a $50 nightly incidental deposit is held on the credit card provided at check-in.

Pet Policy: Dogs only are permitted. A non-refundable dog fee of $25.00 a day will apply and only 1 dog per room with a maximum weight of 40 lbs is allowed. $250.00 deposit will be collected at time of check in and will be refunded upon room inspection if no damage is discovered. Guests must follow rules and policies of the hotel for pets. If traveling with a pet, please contact the hotel directly prior to the arrival date. Pet-friendly rooms are limited.

*Fees are subject to change and applicable taxes. Details
TripAdvisor user rating 3.50 out of 5
1533 Reviews
$170.67 $129.00
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Stay at the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley for a comfortable and contemporary hotel experience close to Mission Bay beaches, San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, and the airport. Enjoy amenities like WiFi access, flat-screen TVs, custom-made beds, and more. You'll also find a restaurant that serves Latin flavors with a Baja twist, an outdoor heated pool, an exercise room, a business center, and a flexible event space. Details
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1372 Reviews
$230.67 $165.67
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Situated just minutes from Oceanside Pier, LEGOLAND California, and other local hotspots, Best Western Oceanside Inn offers budget-friendly accommodations in an ideal location near the water. Guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, breakfast, and parking, as well as access to an outdoor heated swimming pool and whirlpool spa, an exercise room, and a business center. Details
TripAdvisor user rating 4.00 out of 5
744 Reviews
$259.00 $214.00
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Enjoy cozy accommodations near the city’s most popular attractions. Best Western San Diego Zoo/SeaWorld Inn & Suites is within five miles of the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. This family-friendly hotel features a complimentary hot breakfast each morning, a heated outdoor pool and hot tub, and laundry facilities. Details
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$271.00 $189.05
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Stay at Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel, located just over a mile from Legoland California. Enjoy amenities like a heated pool and spa, business center, cardio room, and outdoor patio. Whether you're planning a family-friendly vacation, a romantic getaway, or joining a group vacation, Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel offers a comfortable, laid-back, and affordable alternative to the larger, more crowded hotels in Carlsbad. Details
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$226.34 $195.00
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GreenTree Inn San Diego Mission Bay offers a free hot breakfast every morning, and modern amenities including a heated outdoor pool and hot tub, 24/7 fitness center, business center, and free parking. Accommodations at this Mission Bay hotel come complete with a desk, flat-screen cable TV, microwave, refrigerator, coffee machine, and free WiFi. Details
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576 Reviews
$209.00 $136.75
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Located close to I-5 and within five miles of SeaWorld and scenic California beaches, Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town beckons with its Mission Revival-style architecture and onsite amenities including an outdoor pool, fitness center, restaurant and lounge/bar. Cozy guest rooms feature free WiFi, a coffee maker, microwave, mini-fridge and cable TV. Details
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$295.67 $247.33
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Hotel Iris

San Diego
Located on Mission Valley’s Hotel Circle, Hotel Iris is a budget-friendly hotel featuring popular amenities like an outdoor pool, on-site parking, and WiFi. In-room conveniences include a work desk with an ergonomic chair and a 50-inch TV with cable channels. Select rooms have a kitchenette equipped with a stovetop, microwave, and refrigerator. Details
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403 Reviews
$199.84 $136.01
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Located just minutes from the California Surf Museum, Oceanside Pier and other top area attractions, the Best Western Plus Oceanside Palms offers comfortable accommodations, featuring complimentary Wi-Fi, TVs, in-room refrigerators and more. This Rider-Friendly® hotel and features modern rooms with sleek décor, free breakfast, free 24-hours parking, a business center, an outdoor heated pool, a whirlpool spa, and a meeting room. Details
TripAdvisor user rating 4.50 out of 5
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$269.66 $209.00
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Located in northern San Diego and voted #2 Best Resort in Carlsbad, Cape Rey Carlsbad Beach Resort and Spa features balcony rooms with ocean views and is approximately 150 steps from the beach. This beachfront hotel is just minutes away from LEGOLAND California, and the historic Del Mar Race Track, SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego Zoo, and Safari Park. Details
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$532.71 $341.33
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Stay at the Comfort Inn Gaslamp Convention Center, walking distance to the area's restaurants, lively bars, and charming shops and also close to local attractions like Petco Park. Sea World San Diego, Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo are a short drive away. Enjoy a free Grab & Go breakfast each morning at this Gaslamp Quarter area hotel. Details
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$293.17 $154.24
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Located just off I-8, this Hotel Circle San Diego hotel features spacious and modern accommodations, complete with in-room refrigerators and private balconies sweeping with views. The pet-friendly hotel also offers a state-of-the-art fitness center, an outdoor pool, and a peaceful outdoor courtyard with a fire pit. Details
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1342 Reviews
$199.00 $177.33
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El Cordova Hotel

San Diego
With a stay at the El Cordova Hotel, guests can breathe in the ocean air and explore the best beaches of Coronado Island. Located in the heart of the village, this Spanish-inspired hotel offers free WiFi, a tranquil courtyard with heated pool and hot tub, multiple dining options, and a relaxed atmosphere. Rooms feature fluffy robes and deluxe bath amenities. Details
TripAdvisor user rating 4.50 out of 5
1717 Reviews
$378.68
This pet-friendly hotel is located along the San Diego Hotel Circle and six miles from downtown and San Diego International Airport. Hampton Inn San Diego/Mission Valley offers free hot breakfast and free WiFi, a fitness center, a heated outdoor pool, and a patio with a fire pit. Guest rooms include a work desk, seating area, refrigerator, and coffee maker. Details
TripAdvisor user rating 4.00 out of 5
1455 Reviews
$277.00 $206.00
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Situated adjacent to Carlsbad State Beach, this seaside hotel offers modern accommodations in an ideal location near LEGOLAND California, and other top area attractions. Guests can take advantage of free Wi-Fi, custom-designed beds, flat-screen TVs, mini-refrigerators, and other convenient in-room features. Amenities include on-site dining, a 24-hour fitness center, an outdoor pool, and more. Details
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$315.33 $271.00
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Located along the San Diego Bay and adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center, this 30-story Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel offers comfortable lodging and on-site dining options such as a restaurant with vegan options, sports bar, ocean-side bar with terrace, and a coffee shop. This downtown San Diego hotel is steps away from Gaslamp Quarter and Petco Park. Details
TripAdvisor user rating 4.00 out of 5
6682 Reviews
$531.67 $276.83
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From its iconic red turrets to more modern ocean view towers, Hotel Del Coronado Curio Collection by Hilton welcomes guests with a seaside setting and golden-era charm. This landmark hotel has hosted beach-loving guests for centuries, including celebs, royalty and U.S. Presidents. Enjoy modern amenities, waterfront dining, an on-site spa and more during your stay. Details
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8088 Reviews
$1,009.33 $835.50
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In the lively East Village community just four blocks from Gaslamp Quarter you’ll find Hotel Indigo San Diego, an eco-friendly hotel overlooking Petco Park. Convenient to the San Diego Convention Center and Seaport Village, this Indigo Hotel offers on-site dining, a rooftop bar, and well-appointed rooms with free Wi-Fi, plush beds, glass-walled showers and more. Details
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$379.00 $226.50
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Playful and stylish with a vibrant social scene! The Moxy San Diego offers a bright and airy lobby, a bar that’s always open, and cozy, air-conditioned guest rooms. This modern hotel is located in downtown San Diego near the historic Gaslamp Quarter and just minutes from popular attractions like USS Midway Museum, Maritime Museum and San Diego Zoo. Details
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$1,114.00 $210.67
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Off I-8 and I-5, the non-smoking Ramada Suites San Diego hotel features an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness room, and a business center. Suites are furnished with a microwave, a refrigerator, a coffee machine, a seating area with a sofa bed, and a spacious workspace. Free WiFi and USB outlets are available in all suites. Details
TripAdvisor user rating 3.00 out of 5
547 Reviews
$132.00 $112.20
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Embrace the ocean breeze at San Diego Mission Bay Resort! This beachfront San Diego resort features a full-service spa, three waterfront dining options, and a waterfront pool with a wading pool for kids. Plus, it’s pet-friendly so bring Fido. Guest rooms open to furnished balconies or patios and come furnished with a 42-inch LED TV, coffee maker, and WiFi. Details
TripAdvisor user rating 4.00 out of 5
1651 Reviews
$574.00 $279.30
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Relax at The Westin San Diego downtown hotel, located within walking distance of popular attractions like Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Portside Pier, USS Midway, and Petco Park. The Westin Gaslamp San Diego offers newly renovated guest rooms, lobby, restaurant, bar and rooftop pool deck. Plus, it lets your dog stay for a small fee! Details
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$569.00 $243.60
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Imagine immersing yourself in the plush comfort and luxury typical of hotels in Southern California, Carlsbad. Here, you'll find an enchanting blend of relaxation and adventure, with various hotels suited to different preferences and desires.

The hospitality in Carlsbad is known for being top-notch, with attentive staff making sure your stay is nothing short of excellent. From the moment you step into the elegant lobbies, you'll experience a warm welcome that sets the tone for an unforgettable stay at the hotels in Carlsbad CA.

Carlsbad CA is famous for its sunny weather and beautiful outdoors like Carlsbad Lagoon, The Flower Fields, Carlsbad State Beach, and Legoland California, a fact not lost on hotels in Carlsbad. You'd find designs and accommodations that harmoniously incorporate elements of nature, promoting an atmosphere of tranquillity and relaxation. From serene gardens to inviting outdoor pools and beach resort spas, these aspects of your accommodation will enhance your stay alongside the typical amenities.

The rooms you'll retire to at night are not just spaces for sleeping – they're masterfully created havens. You can look forward to luxurious bedding and chic decor. And let's not forget the awe-inspiring views of the vibrant city or the calming ocean offered by many.


  • Attention to detail is noteworthy, from the high-thread-count sheets to the spotless bathrooms on The Beach Terrace.

  • The room service aims for the perfect balance between proximity to the coastal vibe, nature, and excellent service at West Inn Suites and Carlsbad Village Inn.

  • The ever-handy concierge services at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort and Hampton Inn are eager to assist you in creating your perfect vacation schedule.


Combine all this with the unbeatable dining options in most hotels and Carlsbad resorts, and you have the recipe for a remarkable vacation. Sample a spectrum of delicious cuisine, whether sitting down for a gourmet dinner or grabbing a quick bite before hitting the town.

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