Best Western Plus Hotel Beach View Lodge,  Carlsbad

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3180 Carlsbad Boulevard, 92008-2908, Carlsbad, United States - visualizzare mappa
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Situata a Tamarack State Beach, la nostra struttura sulla spiaggia offre viste mozzafiato sull'oceano, nuove camere lussuose e un eccezionale posizione a due passi dalla vita notturna e i ristoranti dello storico villaggio di Carlsbad. Nelle vicinanze puoi raggiungere a piedi la spiaggia sabbiosa di sei chilometri, un ristorante pluripremiato e le boutique. Le principali attrazioni, tra cui Legoland® e il Carlsbad Premium Outlets®, sono nelle vicinanze e le migliori attrazioni della regione, come lo zoo di San Diego®, il Sea World® e il Safari Park, sono facilmente raggiungibili. Il BEST WESTERN PLUS Beach View Lodge è il luogo ideale per una vacanza al San Diego. Le camere sono dotate di frigorifero, microonde, televisore LED da 39 pollici, macchina per il caffè da una tazza e molto altro. Alcune camere dispongono di balcone con vista parziale sul mare ad ovest. Le tariffe comprendono colazione continentale, accesso wireless a Internet ad alta velocità, parcheggio, servizio di lavanderia, piscina e idromassaggio riscaldati, centro fitness, viste panoramiche sul mare dalla splendida terrazza solarium o dall'accogliente sala per gli ospiti.

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Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge,Carlsbad
  • 4
    « Great Location and Staff - Property could use some updates »

    My wife and I visited Carlsbad for our babymoon and decided to stay at BW due to location and price. We were checked in and greeted promptly. The property looks great from the street and has great beach views. We received our keys and headed to our room. Nice room, wall ac, small bathroom, nice deck with ocean views. Certainly nothing to complain about. This property is perfectly located, within walking distance to everything Carlsbad has to offer. It also offers free breakfast! Perfect for any family travelling. We loved the sun deck for sun sets. The downside: The pool is located right in the middle of the property. It is nice to be able to jump in but there are very few chairs to sit at. Also a small hot tub. Due to little sun hitting the area, probably makes more sense to have nice fire pits for guests to sit around instead. Carpets in the hallways/elevator - Hotel needs to invest in new flooring in common ground area. Bathroom shower had very low water pressure. Must update bathrooms/showers. Overall, Carlsbad is not the type of place you spend a ton of time in the room and this property offers a great spot to walk around and access to beach. I think BW will put some money into this property in the near term and it will be great. Suggestions: You need to put a tv and little bar on that sundeck to monetize. The common area where breakfast is served should be open all day and maybe roll out ping pong tables/board games for kids at night? We will be back to Carlsbad and BW thanks to location and the staff.

    5
    « great hotel to stay »

    hotel was perfect location across from beach --we saw dolphins in the mornings. I would recommend this hotel to anyone wanting a very nice location busy during the day but very quiet after 8. Kids loved the pool & hot tub. Rooms were very clean, no bed bugs & staff very friendly. We loved Dorothy every morning during our continental breakfast--she was so pleasant & sweet. We look forwarded to talking to her daily. Awesome hotel & perfect location with great view of beach & very safe.

    4
    « Nice location »

    Had the fireplace room, which was nice to take off the morning chill - very comfy bed (& they were receiving new mattresses the day we checked out) - carpet was tired - bit dark & noisy from the traffic noise - excellent location - nice terrace with view of main drag & beach - decent breakfast - has a pool & hot tub but I never used them.

    4
    « Location! Clean! Comfortable! »

    Great location , clean and comfortable. Right across from beach , restaurants and shops right there and easy walk to main part of town. Came to Carlsbad to take a class at the flower farm. Was perfect for my overnight stay.

    5
    « Lovely stay with beach views »

    We had a great stay here - loved the location (so easy to walk to the beach or to town). The rooms were nice and I liked that ours had a separate sink area from the toilet/shower. I also like their conservation program - instead of having the room cleaned every day, you can elect to have fresh towels/toiletries dropped off - which is perfect if you're just staying the weekend. I also cannot say enough good things about the front desk staff - they were SO friendly and SO helpful (even making a reservation for a group of 20 of us at a fantastic Italian restaurant). Finally, I loved that the hotel had beach chairs (backpack version!) and towels - it made it entirely stress free.

    4
    « Great location and friendly staff »

    We really enjoyed our stay at the BW Plus Beach View Lodge. The location across from the state park/beach and close to restaurants is ideal. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and comfortable; the hotel is on a semi-busy street so if you're a light sleeper you may want to take ear plugs. Pool is warm and clean, perfect for kids.

    5
    « great stay, view, location »

    great hotel with pool and hot tub in the center area, had the beach right across the street and hotel provided beach chairs, towels, boogie boards. room cleaned everyday and breakfast provided in the guest lobby from 7-10am. walking distance to everything within Carlsbad village area, many restaurants, bars, dessert spots to go to, quick drive to everything else. Great spot to stay overall, had an amazing time.

    3
    « A Bit Overpriced. »

    The hotel was comfortable and the staff were excellent but the hotel is old and needs a makeover. We thought it was very overpriced despite the location. The included breakfast was very underwhelming.

    5
    « Valentines weekend getaway »

    We were looking to get away for the weekend and be close to the beach. This was the PERFECT spot! Clean, super friendly, spacious and walking distance to everywhere. Loved it! The ocean and walking trail were right across the street. The downtown area is 10 minute walk or less. Great food and shopping! There was a live band at one of the downtown restaurants. Great beachfront community with a lot of ambiance.

    2
    « Mildew smell, unusable sofa bed »

    The location is good, and the breakfast room and lobby are pretty. On our trip, that was it for the positives. We booked a suite and paid upwards of $300. The room stunk of mildew. The source may been been the shower, which leaked constantly, and the toilet made an odd backing-up sound. We'd booked a suite specifically so our daughter would have her own space and we would all sleep well. But the pull-out sofa bed in the living area was unusable. Our daughter, who has a very mild dust mite allergy, was coughing and sneezing and her nose running so badly after 20 minutes on it that we had to have her sleep with us. That had never happened to her before, and we travel regularly. Clearly the sofa bed was either extremely old or had not been properly cleaned. We were staying one night, had arrived late, and were leaving early, so we didn't bother with trying to move rooms or get the hotel to fix the shower. Perhaps other rooms are better. But we'll never come back here to find out.

  • 3
    « Too loud »

    Great location but no sound control in rooms. We could hear every footstep in hall, every door opening and closing, water in pipes, every conversation, and every car passing. We were told no one had complained before and nothing was done about a party next door for hours. Floor carpet was slimy.

    5
    « Great location and amenities »

    If you are looking for a place with the perfect location in Carlsbad, then this is it. It is directly across the street from a great beach and walking distance to center of town with restaurants and shopping. The hotel is old fashioned motel style, but the rooms have been renovated to be up to date and very comfortable. It isn't fancy by any means, but the bed and pillows are very comfortable, the tv is large, and the room is stocked with personal items and a coffee maker. Another plus is the friendly staff, complimentary parking, and complimentary breakfast. The only caveat is that when you book the room, it promises an ocean balcony. That is very true, but the motel is situated sideways, so you cannot see the ocean from the inside of the room, you have to be out on the balcony to see the ocean. This was a bit of a surprise when we booked the room, because we specifically wanted a room with an ocean view for my husband's birthday. We still recommend staying at this place overall.

    4
    « A lovely place to stay »

    This lodge was well situated with a sun deck over looking the beach, it was very handy for walking to restaurants and shops. The room was clean and comfortable, though the complimentary breakfast was disappointing, no coffee after 10am. Staff explained there was a problem with the kitchen facilities.

    5
    « Ocean Views and Outstanding Hospitality »

    First time at this property and would stay again in a heartbeat. Booked the family into a room with two doubles and a partial ocean view balcony. The ocean is directly across the street (via two crosswalks) and there are unobstructed views from the front of the property. If you want to wake up every morning with a full ocean view be sure to request a room facing west near the lobby. Prices were extremely reasonable, but it was the staff that made our stay AMAZING. Prudence checked us in and immediately offered us beach chairs so that we could walk down to the beach and enjoy the afternoon sun. If you didn't bring your beach necessities with you, don't worry, the front desk staff probably has what you need. The staff working the continental breakfast is so thoughtful and helpful. The needs of the picky eaters in the group were easily met and everything at breakfast was clean and extremely well-organized. Plenty of meal options within walking distance. The room was clean and the beds were comfortable. If you really want to be close to the beach, don't want to spend a fortune, and enjoy being treated well by staff this is a great option. Note: if for any reason you have trouble with inclines please note that the access to the beach is a steep gravel/paved (not smooth) incline that might prove a little tough on the knees. Also, the rooms at the property are mostly accessed by stairs, but an elevator is available. Finally (this is California after all) parking is underneath the property and the spaces are California parking space sized, so if you are planning to bring the full-size SUV or pick-up, be warned that parking might be a challenge.

    3
    « Honest review »

    Great location near beach and downtown area/restaurants. Dry breakfast adequate with cereal, muffins, microwave breakfast sandwiches. WiFi was bad . Pool , hot tub great and clean . Limited sun until mid day at pool due to building shade.

    4
    « Everything you would expect from a cookie-cutter Best Western Plus »

    Clean modern, and well managed hotel steps to beach and in the quaint town of Carlsbad. Great beds, friendly staff, and acceptable dry continental breakfast. Full ocean views are in the common areas. Partial ocean views if your room is on the side with a balcony. No laundry machines.

    4
    « Awesome value, service and location »

    My wife and I spent a lovely night in downtown Carlsbad Village and stayed at this nice hotel. Rooms were big, clean and nice balcony. We had a bit of a view which was nice. We were not able to check in at 3 beacuse of a housekeeper that called in sick, but Nick at the desk ran up to our room to help get it done when a new reservation person arrived. We ended up in our room only 40 minutes late and he gave us a nice discount for our troubles. The location across the street from the ocean and two blocks from the village was terrific. We easily stumbled home from a night at Coyotes. Breakfast bar was OK. My only complaints are that the rooms are not very soundproofed and we could hear a lot of noise and that some light got into the room beacuse the bathroom window was near a light you could not get rid of

    5
    « WOW!!! Great place and location!! »

    I stayed at the Best Western + in Carlsbad, California. This place was GREAT!!! Right on the ocean and beach!!! The whole place was so eclectic and great!!! I had great sleeps, great white noise, a workout room, breakfast and the whole place was clean. It has a lot of area outside in the courtyard, including a great pool!!! I would stay here every time I'm in the San Diego area. Very conveniently located at 3180 Carlsbad BLVD and near great shopping and restaurants and bars within an easy walk?. Try this place!!!!!

    5
    « Wonderful stay! We stay at BW often and is one of my top 3 for sure! Thanks Dorothy for your smile to greet us every am! »

    Love this hotel! People are friendly and view is fabulous! Dorothy was a delight to greet us every morning and the staff was there for anything we needed! Pool was nice and very clean. It was truly a favorite and will return again!

    5
    « Loved this hotel »

    Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge is wonderful! The rooms were very nice and the location is amazing! You can walk right across the street to the beautiful beach. We also walked to Carlsbad village every evening and enjoyed the boutique shopping, amazing restaurants and bars, and live entertainment! The staff was wonderful. Mike at the front desk was great. When he knew we were going over to the beach he gave us beach chairs, towels, and boogie boards all free of charge. Also the ladies taking care of the breakfast area were wonderful. The free breakfast was very nice. It will even be better when they get their kitchen open. We also enjoyed the hot tub. We will definitely be staying here again anytime we are in the area.

  • 5
    « Nice place »

    We stayed for 4 nights. Easy to get to. Staff very friendly. Breakfast ok, basic but hit the spot. Rooms clean, a little dated but ok. Right across the street from the beach. No beach view from room but eating breakfast outside looked towards the beach

    5
    « A Great Best Western »

    This was our 3rd stop on our 12 day road trip from Las Vegas through Southern California. We are Best Western diamond level reward members and this was one of the best BW hotels we have stayed in. The rooms were clean, the beds were comfy with lots of pillows to choose from, the free WiFi was consistent, the shower was great and the staff were friendly and eager to help. We had plans to utilize the guest laundry on this stop, but when we tried, the washer was not working. Not a problem for them. Once they were notified, our laundry was immediately taken to the hotel laundry, washed, dried, folded and delivered to our room. The breakfast area is being remodeled, but with the beautiful weather while we were there, we enjoyed eating on the oceanfront deck! Every aspect of this facility was great from the friendly check-in to our check-out. If we ever have the opportunity to travel to the west coast again, this will certainly be where we'll spend our time.

    5
    « New Years Eve wonderful experience »

    We arrived on December 31 for a relaxing stress free, low key NYE celebration. The hotel is directly across from the beach, great views and the town of Carlsbad is very walkable. We left our car parked for 2 days, and explored the town and Beach on foot. Best Western Plus is not a fancy hotel, but it is a rare gem, everything about the hotel was perfect. It was clean, comfortable beds, great internet, a fireplace, breakfast, and directly across from the beach. All the staff made our stay so comfortable, everyone was so nice and helpful. We will be back. Perfect

    5
    « Location Location Location »

    This place is very nice. Best location, walk across the street to a great state park/beach. No added fees. Parking is free. Decent breakfast, but kitchen was closed for remodeling. Rooms could use brighter lighting. Watch the sun fall into the ocean every night, what a view. Walk to the Carlsbad village. Will return. Great value for the money, for a Carlsbad location. Receptionist, Prudence couldn't do enough to help. All hotels should be run this way. Smiles all the way around.

    5
    « Perfect stay! »

    This hotel is in the perfect location. Great ocean views, easy access to ocean and close to shops and restuarants. Will definetly stay here again. The staff is very friendly and the overall experience is a 10!

    5
    « Location, location, location! »

    Great spot directly across from a state beach, offering great views, especially of the sunset which can be enjoyed while sitting on a beautiful 2nd floor deck, complete with comfy chairs, tables and chaise lounges. The staff is warm and welcoming, and the property also offers a small but spotless swimming pool and a cozy but well appointed fitness center.

    5
    « Amazing experience »

    Love the location. You can walk across the street to the beach . Love to lounge you can sit on the porch overlooking the beach and enjoy stellar sun sets! Close to shopping, restaurants and wine bars.

    4
    « Perfect Location »

    Across the street from the beach, great little sun deck and walking distance to all the restaurants and shops in Carlsbad Village + free parking. The rooms were spacious (albeit a bit dark). Loved the fireplace. Only glitch was no hot water for about 6 hours but luckily it was on by morning. Breakfast was a little blah so we chose not to eat there. Overall a good deal for the location.

    5
    « Great location, great service at a great price! »

    Staff was very helpful. We watched the sun sink into the ocean from the deck. Jacuzzi was perfect temperature. Walking distance to restaurants. Beach was directly across street so we could walk long stretches of sand. Wonderful getaway!

    5
    « Wonderful Stay!! »

    We really enjoyed our stay in Carlsbad and loved staying at the Best Western Premier Beach View. This is THE best location to be, directly across from a spectacular white sand beach that is easy to access with a wide paved path. We drove past several other hotels we had considered and their locations were not even close to as nice as this one. The hotel is so well kept up with many nice details. The breakfast room is beautiful with an amazing view of the beach. There's also a wooden deck outside the breakfast room to eat and enjoy the view. Carlsbad Village is adorable and so easy to walk to from this hotel. We ate at several great restaurants and enjoyed the shops. The manager of this hotel, Prudence, is so welcoming and helpful with any questions you may have during your stay. We really loved it here and have already recommended it to friends and family.

  • 3
    « Great location but average stay »

    We stayed at this Best Western during Thanksgiving holiday (so understandably we paid a bit over the normal rate). There were other options but we had chosen this hotel because it looked more unique and seemed to be well-liked by others. What we liked: Staffs were friendly Location was fantastic. You were just seconds from the beach. It was also very close to the town center. Good quality breakfast, plenty to chose from. You can also get a nice view of the water. What we didn't like: We were upgraded to a suite, but while the room was bigger, this room was not as good as the normal room. Compare to other traveller's picture, in this room the furnitures feel just randomly placed, and walls are just painted stud wall. The furnitures also feel a bit old and tired. For example the sofa was really soft and give a loud creaking noise when you sat on it. The suite also didn't have any view. The main windows are looking into the corridors and the room windows is looking at another house at the back.

    5
    « Best Value on the Beach »

    Large rooms, incredibly friendly and accomodating staff, free covered parking, and proximity to Carlsbad Village (5 min. Walk) and the beach (right across the street). You really can't beat the value here. The only downside was the size of the bathroom, which was truly tiny, but then, how much time do you really spend in the bathroom?

    5
    « Business stay »

    Excellent stay and service. Google has the wrong directions but the night person was able to guide me there. Staff was friendly and ready for excellent dinner reservations. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

    5
    « Wonderful experience »

    The hotel is located just across Carlsbad Blvd. from the best stretch of beach in Carlsbad. There are lots of restaurants nearby and the hotel is within walking distance of Carlsbad Village for shopping and restaurants.

    5
    « Fabtastic hotel for children and afukts »

    This place is excellent. The food is good, the pools and water slides were such a wonderful treat. We stayed the weekend before Halloween and the kidstopia staff took my son trick or treating around the property! The s'mores at night were good fun too! Luca checked us in with front desk sophistication and charm! He had a kids activity bag for my toddler and a great smile whenever he saw us. Luis, the guest services manager, was incredible. He was kind to my son and courteous to me and I look forward to going back The only downside was that the walls are extremely thin and I didn't get a wink of sleep due to an infant crying ever 1.5-2 hours lasting 20 minutes each time. At one point I phoned the front desk at 4am and begged them to send the room next door some warm milk and charge it to me. Lol I would definitely make sure I request not to be next to an infant room. It's a shame too because the bedding was so comfortable and under normal circumstances, I bet I would have had an amazing sleep! I look forward to returning! Nadia

    5
    « Best Bang for your Buck »

    The hotel is in a perfect setting, and the amenities were great; but the staff was the best. We normally stay at a different chain, but thanks to our fabulous stay at Best Western, we'll be changing our hotel choice to Best Western. Thank you for a great experience

    4
    « Late October Stay »

    pleasant hotel. great location. would stay there again. the decor of the room was a bit dated but very clean. located right across from the beach. and also located right down the street from many great places to wine and dine.

    5
    « Excellent Hotel »

    This hotel was really nice and quiet. Staff was very friendly and helpful at the front desk and in the cafeteria. Variety for breakfast items was good as well. Amazing view! The hotel looks a little old, but the rooms are really nice. This was one of the most relaxing and peaceful hotel stays I've had so far.

    5
    « What a great location! »

    I enjoyed a terrific-but-too-short, two-night stay. From the moment I set foot in the lobby, the staff was very friendly and went out of their way to make me feel comfortable and welcome. Free covered parking is a nice plus. Just park and you can walk to the beach (right across the street) or to the Village for restaurants, shops, bars, wine tasting - a quick two blocks away. The room was very clean. I had a balcony with a partial ocean view. Honestly, for as much time as I spent out there (too busy enjoying Carlsbad), not sure it was worth it for me. And everyone can enjoy the great, unobstructed ocean view from the deck off the breakfast room. What a nice area to catch a sunset, relax, enjoy coffee, etc. The bed was comfortable. Wifi worked well everywhere on the property. The bathroom was small but functional. Even good quality toilet paper. The breakfast area was immaculate and well stocked with fruit, yogurt, coffee, tea, cereal, oatmeal, juice. I would go back in a heartbeat!

    4
    « Good »

    The entire experience was very nice except there was no hot water in the shower. Still a beautiful place. Very friendly. Large room with fireplace, nice continental breakfast, beautiful ocean view. Large TV, peaceful, good parking, nice patio and breakfast room. Would stay there again if reassured there would be hot water.. Very nice.

  • 4
    « A good family hotel in Carlsbad »

    Stayed 5 nights for a wedding/LEGOLAND/beach time with the family. Having a separate room was perfect for the family. Bathroom was a little small but the size of the hotel room (with kitchen) made up for the bathroom. Hotel is a bit aged but ties in with the beach experience. A good family vacation spot!

    5
    « Great Hotel »

    This hotel is right across from the beach! Literally! :) It also had a pool and hot tub which weren't big, but worked great for our purposes. The breakfast was pre-packaged, but they had a sign up that they were remodeling their kitchen, so by code they had to serve only pre-packaged food until the kitchen was finished. With the ocean view right out of the dining room, any food would've been fine! The beds were very comfortable which you know isn't always the case other places. The windows didn't block noise within the courtyard very well -- they're older and the first night we were woken up by people talking as they walked by and they weren't even talking very loudly. The following nights we just used a white noise app on our phone and that took care of the problem. We slept great! Free parking was a nice touch because space is at such a premium that close to the beach. We were also able to easily walk to several restaurants, souvenir shops, and a convenience store, so that was nice.

    4
    « Great place to stay »

    Location is fantastically right across from the beach with ocean view from the terrace to watch the waves and sunsets, Front desk staff Prudence and Angela were very gracious and cheerfully answered all questions. I was greeted with a smile every morning by Dorthy and was warmly assisted with food and service in the breakfast room. Accommodations were quite comfortable and clean. Pool and spa looked very clean, although I didn't try them. Located on the edge of the Village and in walking distance to great restaurants and shops. I would definitely stay here again if in Carlsbad!

    5
    « Perfect location for a Beach Vacation »

    If you are planning a trip to Carlsbad this is the perfect hotel. The staff is amazing and always so cheerful. It's right across the street from the beach. Located within walking distance from many restraints and shopping. There is no need to drive anywhere else. One our favorite things was waking up early to watch the sunrise on the hotels patio overlooking the ocean. We had a wonderful time and we will definitely return again.

    5
    « Relaxing hotel right across from the beach »

    Enjoyed a weeklong stay at this near the beach hotel. While a somewhat dated building it has been tastefully remodeled. Nevertheless it is a very clean and relaxing establishment. Hotel staff are very helpful, especially Prudence (Hotel Supervisor) who was an absolute pleasure to deal with. Would not hesitate to stay here again in the future.

    4
    « Great spot »

    Love the location and sitting on the deck watching the ocean. Also love the craftsman style architecture of the main building. Standard king room was large and comfortable. Bathroom commode and shower/tub room is tiny but adequate. Separate sink and mirror area is spacious but could use better lighting. Balconies do not face ocean, but you can see ocean to the side. Continental breakfast is adequate, but made up for by beautiful deck and lovely indoor,ocean-facing room. You are on busy road, just across from beach, but with a/c on, we weren't bothered by road noise. Have stayed here 3x and never disappointed. Rooms all face inner courtyard, and free parking is a plus. Altogether, very good experience!

    5
    « Beachfront Hotel »

    This hotel is literally right across the beach and walking distance to everything, food and shopping. They even have boogie boards you can use at the beach. Good price for beach front hotel. Rooms are good size and you can jump in the pool or jacuzzi right after coming back from the beach! has a great sun room to watch the sunset or outside dining. You don't have many choices to select from the complimentary continental breakfast.

    4
    « nice room bad bathroom »

    this is the Carlsbad hotel with a really nice beach view.The room was nice the beds were very comfortable the staff and service were nice and the breakfast was super super good,but the bathroom was very small it was like the size of two 4 year old kids.

    5
    « Beach view »

    This is my go to hotel when I visit Carlsbad. I can always depend on the quality and the friendliness of the staff. Always a wonderful experience. Highly recommend - especially for sunsets and ocean views

    5
    « Awesome stay! »

    Excellent stay! From check in to check out it was awesome. Prudence and Joan at the desk, and Irene at breakfast, were so friendly and helpful. The building is clean and well kept. The rooms are updated and clean, and very spacious. The 2nd floor patio overlooking the ocean was incredible. We spent many hours there lounging. They have beach gear readily available - sand toys, towels, chairs, umbrella, boogie board. The location is ideal. A safe and easy crossing of the street and you're at a clean (no seaweed!), manicured beach. A block north and you're in the center of darling Carlsbad village, where there are tons of restaurants and shops. We strolled every night. 7-11 is right next door, which is convenient. Across the street and running for miles south is a wide sidewalk where you can walk/run along the beach. Carlsbad is adorable, this hotel is in a prime spot. I can't wait to come back!

  • 4
    « Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge, Carlsbad CA »

    Excellent location with ocean view. Clean. Quiet with security. Bays available for parking car. Lovely grounds. Easy access to shops and restaurants. Courteous and helpful staff! Beautiful sunsets. Recommend hotel.

    4
    « Great location »

    Nice location right by the beach!!! Breakfast fell short. No waffles or pancakes served :( overall, it was a nice 2 day stay with the family. We enjoyed the jacuzzi and the available washer /dryer on site.

    5
    « Great hotel with great views. »

    Hotel was clean with a friendly staff. Right across the street from the ocean with a ramp to get down to the ocean. Breakfast was the only thing that I was disappointed with due to my own requirements with my diet. If not for that the breakfast would have been great. I would stay there again in the heartbeat

    5
    « Fantastic beach and intown location »

    You must choose this hotel to get the beach and walking-into-town location . Why else would you stay at any other hotel? We had morning coffee on the beach right across from the hotel, and walked to lunch, dinner, antique shops, and after dinner clubs.

    5
    « EXCELLANT LOCATION-NEWLY RENOVATED-HELPFUL STAFF!! »

    My husband & I come to Carlsbad to escape the Las Vegas heat and enjoy the ocean several times per year. We have stayed on several properties in the Carlsbad/Oceanside area. This BW Plus Beach View Lodge is in a FABULOUS LOCATION! The front desk staff enjoy working at this newly renovated facility. The Common Outdoor Gathering Area (2nd floor) is IDEAL for relaxing & watching the sunset. The option of eating breakfast (7-10 am) each morning while enjoying the sights and sounds of the ocean is a favorite amenity. Covered parking. Elevators. We will DEFINITELY be coming back to BW Plus Beach View Lodge the next time we visit Carlsbad! Thank you!

    4
    « Quaint »

    Decent hotel for the price right near the beach. Want to save money and have a short walk to the ocean? This is your hotel! Plus there is a lot of local shops and dining! You never have to worry about a meal.

    5
    « Over the top experience »

    I absolutely love this hotel Great view Super close to the beach and to the restaurants Friendly staff Got to the hotel before 11 and of course the check out hadn't started. They advised me to come back later One hour in a half I returned the room was ready. So awesome. For sure I'll be recommending this hotel to family and friends

    5
    « Excellent for Families! »

    We had a large group in seven rooms and had an amazing, relaxing Labor a day weekend! Everything from getting checked in to checking out was seamless. It's literally right across the street from the most beautiful beach. Beach access was easy with all the small children we had. The pool area was small with a few chairs, but always crystal clean. Staff was wonderful and I highly recommend this hotel to everyone!

    5
    « Beach trip »

    A very pleasant place to stay. Staff is wonderful and always friendly. Rooms are kept clean and tidy. There are so many things to do nearby that you really don't even have to drive while you're there.

    1
    « Love this place »

    Cute place, amazing view from sun deck and very accommodating staff. Location is perfect. Walking distance to all shopping and dining. The beach access is super easy. Staff set us up with beach towels and chairs

  • 5
    « Amazing Best Western! »

    Didn't feel like a BW. Clean, great location, friendly atmosphere. Great place to spend Birthday! Or vacation! I would recommend to anyone passing by or who will be in the area. Right in front of the beach, very short walk.

    4
    « Great location across the street from the public beach »

    It was great to find a place right across the street from the beach. This lodge has a nice deck area at the front so you can sit and overlook the ocean. Parking spots are tight, so if you have a large vehicle it can be very tight. They offer a free continental breakfast, not great, but decent. They let guests check out for free beach items such as chairs, umbrellas, towels, boogie boards, and sand toys. That was a great benefit especially since we had flown into California and couldn't pack beach items. The room was clean. The restroom wasn't very spacious, but it did the job. Overall, I would recommend visiting this location.

    5
    « I love this place! »

    At Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge the fabulous staff will make sure your stay is enjoyable. The comfort is heavenly and there is that beautiful beach view that does not disappoint. For breakfast, there are many choices, something for everyone.

    3
    « Not so best »

    Parking was disappointing. On the first night of our stay we had to park 2 blocks away. As I looked at the hotel across the street, were they full underground parking structure I was sad with my choice. Lots of kids playing in the pool all day and into the evening. Children slamming room doors

    5
    « Great hotel! GREAT LOCATION »

    So my parents, who live in Ohio, first found this hotel on a short trip they took from our house in Riverside. Last time we came this hotel was booked, so this time I made sure we could get in. What a great location, you can walk to everything in downtown Carlsbad from here. They were super friendly at check in, we got a king bed with balcony and somewhat of an ocean view, but we haven't really been in our room. Spent the day directly across the street at the beach, great access. And the hotel,has towels, chairs, boogie boards, umbrellas anything you would need for beach so you don't have to pack it and bring it they have it. The room is updated, clean ,and has a nice balcony. Would stay again when we come back.

    4
    « Excellent Location and service »

    We enjoyed our get away and loved the location and proximity to wonderful eats in the area and shopping on State Street. The staff goes beyond to ensure the guests are happy. Room was big and had a nice patio but could have used a small table on the patio to put our drinks on.

    5
    « Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge, Carlsbad »

    WONDERFUL stay, great location, close to beach - across the street! WONDERFUL staff! Friendly! LOVED everything about our stay! Prudence and Joan at the front desk were great! Along with everyone else there.

    1
    « Wedding trip »

    When we arrived at the hotel was disappointed as it really didn't look like the pictures online. We checked in and was assigned a room and I can only describe the room as dark and depressing! We did everything we could do to not spend time in the room which was unfortunate. The room was included breakfast which having just come from an embassy suites we thought would include hot food. Everything that was offered came out of a plastic wrapper. For the price of the room we were very disappointed

    5
    « Great Location! »

    We found this hotel last minute, and what a great find! The location is perfect, walking distance to many restaurants and shops. Beach across the street. Great walking sidewalks. Super clean all around. We will be back for sure!

    4
    « Excellent Location! Friendly Staff!! »

    I enjoyed my stay at this Best Western. The location is outstanding. You literally just need to cross the street and you are on the beach. The hotel offers beach towels, chairs, umbrellas, beach toys and boogie boards free of charge. Free Parking and Breakfast is an excellent bonus! My room was a bit dark but not a big issue as we were really only in it to sleep. It is within walking distance to many places to eat and shop. The staff was friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay here again. The rooms seemed spacious. The usual breakfast I've come to expect from Best Western has been temporarily suspended until they can upgrade their kitchen. Given that this privilege was revoked three days prior to our arrival I felt the hotel did a good job in providing a wide variety of prepackaged breakfast items. Beautiful views of the ocean from the breakfast area. I truly enjoyed my stay here. One more thing, and its just me but the gas fireplace with the low flame flicker kind of creeped me out. I would have liked to be able to turn off the fireplace completely but they said it was like a pilot light. Besides, who needs a fireplace in sunny California??

  • 4
    « great location »

    the hotel is in a great location the staff was very friendly and helpful. the breakfast could have been so much better.the beach was across the street and the restaurants and shops were walking distance the location was great.

    5
    « Great Hotel and awesome staff »

    We stayed here from the 3rd-5th of July. The hotel staff was above and beyond accomodating to us. We had our 1 yr old granddaughter who desperately needed to get a nap in and so they made sure we were able to check in several hours early so that could happen. Additionally, the staff made sure that all 3 of our rooms were right next to each other. They were so friendly, welcoming and professional. Its been a while since we've had such a positive experience from a hotel and its staff from the start to the end. The location is the best in Carlsbad. Just minutes to restaurants, bars and shopping. The beach is right across the street and at the hotel you can relax on their porch and enjoy your morning coffee or watch the sunset in the evening. We've been coming to this hotel since we had our young sons and now one of our sons brought his daughter to enjoy. There will be many more stays at this hotel in the future.

    1
    « Noisy, poor servise, lazy staff. »

    We booked this forth of July getaway to enjoy the peacefulness of Carlsbad Village. We go every year and this was our first and last time staying at this hotel. Our room was never cleaned and fresh linen and towels were never brought up. My wife had to go to the desk and ask for clean towels. There was a family with kids staying there and they were extremely loud but hotel services never did anything about the noise.

    5
    « Excellent Pick! »

    This hotel has a "family owned" feel with 40 rooms. Caring and helpful staff with excellent accommodations. Location is perfect for beach goers, beach gazers, shoppers as well as fine eating and drinking. Enjoy!

    5
    « Nice Accommadations »

    The best part of the property was the food court facing the ocean. We ate breakfast and had drinks on the bridge contiguous to the lounge. The view was spectacular. The rooms were ordinary, but the location is very good.

    5
    « Love the Beachview Lodge!! »

    We stay at the Beachview Lodge every year for at least a week in one of the suites and have now for about 7 years. Its perfect for our family of 4 and close to everything! Especially the beach & village downtown.

    5
    « Great Family Getaway!! »

    The Best Western Beach View Lodge is located directly across the street one of the most beautiful beaches in north San Diego. It is a very clean and comfortable hotel. The staff is just wonderful!! We came to celebrate my husband's birthday and it was just a perfect few days!!!

    5
    « Great hotel in Carlsbad, CA »

    We recently enjoyed a great family reunion staying at the Best Western in Carlsbad, CA. Prudence and her staff went out of their way to get to know us and provide us with everything we needed for fun in the sun at the ocean just across the street. The beach was not crowded and we all had a great time.

    5
    « Location and great staff »

    We spent 6 nights here with other family and really enjoyed the location and the very nice staff. It's right across the street from the beach and you can walk within minutes of Carlsbad Village ships and restaurants. The breakfast has several choices and the catering staff was great. This is not a fancy hotel but you'd pay a lot more for a location like this at other chain hotels.

    5
    « Sister trip »

    We had a great time at this hotel. It was very clean and the ladies running the front lobby were fantastic. They had great ideas of fun things to do and great places to eat. I will definitely stay here again.

  • 5
    « Fantastic location »

    Location was perfect - walking distance to Carlsbad village. Across the road from the beach with a great view from the lounge deck. The bed was super comfortable and the staff bent over backwards to help out (we got an early check in) - they were all very friendly and helpful. Couldn't have asked for a better start to our holiday.

    3
    « Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge, Carlsbad CA »

    Decent hotel with very few amenities but in a great location. On site covered parking available. Friendly staff and continental breakfast available with a great view of the ocean. Short walking distance to the heart of downtown Carlsbad.

    2
    « Policy over loyalty »

    Been a long time visitor to this property. Overall, have loved it. But this year, several weeks after booking a weekend visit, we received news our 9-year-old grandson has a rare, aggressive cancer. In dealing with this, his parents needed us on weekends for the foreseeable future. So I called to cancel our reservations. We had made them online, with a no-cancelation rule. In calling the hotel, to explain our situation, I was told we can not cancel. It was against policy. Even though are (were) loyal, nearly annual visitors. They offered to hold our $1,000 room fee for later in the summer. But we will not be scheduling any summer trips until we know the fate of our grandson, so we were in essence losing the $1,000. So we arranged alternative help for our children that weekend and made our visit. To say the least, it was not an enjoyable one under the circumstances. We will return to Carlsbad every summer, like we always do. But we no longer will consider staying at this hotel, were policy trumps customer loyalty. What a shame -- for both the hotel and us.

    5
    « Rock & Roll CA trip »

    It was great no complaints with anything! We have stayed there probably 4 times before and like the access to the beach & town. Enjoy the included breakfast overlooking the ocean. They hire the best help who are friendly and willing to help with questions.

    5
    « Beach vacation »

    Absolutely wonderful. Staff always friendly and helpful. Park your car and walk to everything. So conveniently located. Multi time visitor. Beach chairs with bags attached and towels available free. Rooms usually have microwaves and refrigerators. Continental breakfast included. Great deal. Rooms always clean.

    5
    « Wonderful/Friendly Staff »

    Everyone was so nice. Location is within walking distance of everything. Right across the street from the beach. Lots of good places to eat and shop close by. The pool & hot tub are small, but nice. Breakfast was good & the staff is so helpful & accommodating!

    5
    « Perfect Location »

    RELAX on the ocean facing deck, wander down to the village for excellent food and drink. Enjoy and RELAX. Step into the ocean across the street, on the cleanest beach on the coast. Less people and great weather make you want to RELAX.

    5
    « Hidden Gem, amazing service »

    Stayed only one night but already are planning to come back again. The location is unbeatable. Literally across the street from the ocean. And within a 5 minute walk of Carlsbad village with shops, restaurants, and bars. The supervisor, Prudence, was very welcoming and even gave me some tips on where I should go for my morning jog. The free breakfast in the morning was very good, especially when eating on the deck or inside with the ocean front view. We will definitely be back!

    3
    « Good location »

    This hotel has a good location across the state beach. The room I stayed in (king bed on the 3rth floor) is clean and spacious. The partial ocean view is only from the balcony and it's obstructed by the street lights and electric power lines. The whole building is dated and looks like it needs some improvement to catch up with time. Watch your step when walking into the room because the floor is not even. Breakfast is below average. No scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage or bacon. Egg sandwich is soggy. So, it's OK to stay for a couple days but I would definitely look for a better place even if I would have to pay a little more.

    4
    « Staycation »

    The Manager is a hoot! So welcoming. Room was GREAT, only downside, no ocean view, but they have a full on Ocean View patio with tables and chairs to watch Sunset. Close to walk to EVERYTHING! Highly Recommend staying here. Reasonable price for the weekend.

  • 2
    « no view »

    I was told the room had a ocean view! We had to step out to the balcony and lean out to see the ocean! Not what I expected!You might want to change the wording "View"! Would not recommend this hotel! The grounds were clean but out dated! The front desk clerk was very nice and helpful!

    4
    « Lovely stay near Carlsbad Beach »

    Enjoyed our stay at this beach view lodge (from front deck) and from the inside breakfast room. Comfortable room in older motel without ocean view but fine since we were doing outside activities, except for sleeping.

    5
    « Boutique hotel feel »

    Well appointed rooms with all modern conveniences and updates. Comfortable beds, great breakfast, and beautiful sun deck. Close to town, shopping, and beaches. Staff friendly and courteous. Parking provided but a bit difficult for larger cars. Would definitely stay again!

    4
    « Friendly service at a great location »

    The hotel is directly across the Carlsbad State Beach and from some balconies, you can get a glimpse of the ocean. The rooms are spacious and have the standard amenities. Mine, a King room, had a microwave and fridge which was very helpful. The best thing about it is the location. You can simply cross the street and walk across to the beach and enjoy the ocean. Great views of the ocean from the breakfast room and sun desk and a very friendly and helpful staff.

    5
    « Exceptional hotel »

    My girl friend and I spent one (1) night here while driving the coast. What a find! A reasonable price, very good amenities, and an exceptional location. The second story lounge and outdoor patio faces the beach - what a view! And all that Carlsbad Village has to offer is at your door step. Nice rooms, large, well equipped, quiet and clean.

    5
    « Location Location Location »

    Wow, great hotel. Directly across from the beach. Great for families because of the easy access. Small hotel feels very quaint. Rooms for very nice beds were heavenly. Side view of the ocean from the balcony. Parking was the best part. Covered and direct access to the hotel interior through a locked door. The staff was wonderful especially Prudence. She was such a delight, funny and so accommodating. She even let us stay in the parking lot after we checked out so we could enjoy the day at the beach. What a plus. Highly recommended but book early because it's tough to get a reservation!

    5
    « Great place to relax »

    The Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge is perfectly situated on the beach to allow quick access. The hotel is well furnished and is modern. The staff there care about the appearance and functionality of the hotel. Can't wait to visit again.

    4
    « Carlsbad fun »

    Nice location for going to visit lots of fun, beautiful places in the Carlsbad area! Highly recommend the Flower Fields as well as the Butterfly Farms. And of course some beach time. Joan at the Front Desk check-in was a lovely start to a quick visit to beautiful Carlsbad.

    5
    « Exceptional! »

    Great staff! Prudence is amazing! The room was comfortable and spotless. Breakfast was satisfying. And the location is incredible! I hope to stay here again. Thank you for helping my husband and I have a perfect anniversary!

    5
    « Great place n great location »

    Could ask for a better location. On the beach. Helpful staff, Prudence was the best. Welcoming with a big smile. Great suggestions on where to eat. Breakfast room had a fantastic view of the beach. Wow.

  • 5
    « Fabulous »

    We checked out of a hotel earlier than expected and found this one. Everything about it was perfect. The room was a great size with comfortable beds for us all. The location was perfect, the pool and hot tub were lovely. The staff (especially Prudence) were friendly and great fun. The reception lent out body boards for the kids and beach chairs. Breakfast was simple but perfect! Well worth a visit. Carlsbad itself had plenty of restaurants and bars to go to. We ended up sat listening to live bands in one bar - brilliant night.

    5
    « Practically perfect in every way »

    Super friendly staff, Prudence helping us with our luggage when my husband hurt his back and Seferino bringing his own vehicle around to jump start our dead battery. Rooms are large, well equipped and public deck overlooking ocean was a delight! Hearty breakfast, really a top quality stay, great value for money. Would always stay here in Carlsbad!

    5
    « Best location in Carlsbad »

    I could only recommend your staying at Beach View Lodge, the hotel is clean and tidy and Angelica and Prudence (Hotel managers) together with the staff embrace you in a warm atmosphere, the location by the sea is unbeatable with the breakfast deck with ocean view

    5
    « Another great stay. »

    Another great stay with very friendly efficient staff. Great location. Pool, beachfront, and nice beachfront deck. Relaxing pool and patio area. Great laundry location near pool area with ice machine nearby.

    5
    « Vintage Value »

    This is an older property that is well-maintained. Vintage, not dated. The amenities are modest, but are commensurate with the lodging category. Staff is efficient and engaging. The Guest Lounge is a very nice touch, serving as a free-breakfast venue and a comfortable meeting place at other times throughout the day. The adjacent sun deck is perfect for taking in a sunset or two. Our room was very clean - and the guest room attendants were, well, attentive! A special thanks to Joan who ran the front desk during swing shift. She was helpful at every turn (even taking time to assist us before her shift began one day). The location along Carlsbad Blvd. seemed perfect for foot travel. Parking is a bit tight, but free parking is free parking. I was quite satisfied with the value I received. I cannot imagine how the experience could have been improved upon. It was an excellent four-day escape from the desert. I would certainly stay there again.

    5
    « pleasing restful time »

    From the first minute we were in the office to the last day we were very happy with our time there. the staff was excellent, the Prudence the Head Lady was so nice and interested in pleasing u. THe breakfast was very good and the lady in charge was helpful and kept the room very clean. having a free paper was an extra bonus. the room was always cleaned up nice. very pleased with our stay. Thank you

    5
    « A great quality location at sensible prices »

    We stayed here with friends who come regularly to visit their son at the Army & Navy Academy. We had a warm welcome from the manager and the room was large and very comfortable with a fireplace for colder evenings. Breakfast was excellent. The location is brilliant, just yards from the beach and a short walk to Carlsbad Village.

    3
    « Don't be fooled by the website pictures »

    Be careful to really look at the pictures touted on the hotel website. I thought for the price I paid I was getting something updated, plush and on (near) the beach. It advertised "ocean views" and found that it did if you hang over the balcony of your room. The breakfast was good and the rooms....just ordinary rooms. However the housekeeping staff leaves plenty of useful amenities every day in your bathroom.

    5
    « Great Place to stay in Carlbad »

    My daughter recently moved to the area and I just lucked out picking out this particular hotel. All the staff at here are very professional, courteous, and helpful. Rooms were very clean and beds were very comfortable. I stayed 11 days, and each day offered a wide variety complimentary breakfast. I loved the location, and the view of the beach. I have already told three family members about this Best Western to stay here when coming to Carlsbad.

    3
    « Good value & location »

    Well maintained older motel across the street from ocean and a really nice long boardwalk. Close to Carlsbad Village Drive, restaurants and shops. Comfortable clean rooms. Larger than most - the King Partial ocean view was 300+ sq feet. View was of Pine Street with ocean blocked by a tree so really the choice is between having a balcony or a fireplace. Best view is from the breakfast room & outdoor O.V. deck. Enjoyed the complimentary morning coffee & breakfast. Friendly staff. Covered parking is open air, narrow spots and unsecured.

  • 5
    « Overnight getaway »

    Clean room, quite location, and we love being right across the street from the beach, we stay at this hotel often and have never been dissapointed. The staff is friendly and they have an excellent continental breakfast. I would highly recommend this hotel.

    5
    « Best beach location for value »

    Enjoyed a fantastic weekend getaway here- cute and clean and nice amenities. Rented nice beach chairs (included with our stay) and walked across the street to relax on the sand. It doesn't get better than that. Very relaxed atmosphere and great customer service from start to finish.

    5
    « excellant »

    loved the location,love the town and loved the staff!!!!! it has an incredible locationn, wonderful staff and great amenities. we stayed there 3 nights and couldve stayed longer. The room has everything you need including a fireplace. The continental breakfast was lovely and we couldve stayed longer.We will back next year for sure and will tell our friends.

    4
    « Great Service »

    Upon checkin, we were greeted very pleasantly by Angela, she made us feel very welcomed and comforted, after a long drive it was very nice. New all of the places to see and go. The room was very nice, I really enjoyed the living area and kitchen, it gave it a Nice Home Feel.

    5
    « We loved every minute! »

    We met friends from Los Angeles here in early September and it was a wonderful stay from the beginning to the end. The location was amazing, right across from the beach and included covered parking! The rooms were wonderful and there was a great area to sit and enjoy the view outside. The complimentary breakfast was the best one we have ever experienced! We can't wait to go back!

    5
    « Fun Trip to Carlsbad »

    We took a few days away and chose Carlsbad, . We encountered the best hotel manager ever (Prudence Pedrotti) who went above and beyond to ensure everything was perfect. She even upgraded our room to a spacious suite since the hotel was not full. We look forward to returning ASAP

    3
    « Hoped for a better experience »

    We reserved an ocean view room from Hotels.com. Our view was that of a construction zone and if you stuck your neck out on your balcony and turned right, you could see the ocean. That's not what we paid for. We paid for an ocean view room. We were very disappointed especially when the clerk suggested that it was Hotels.com's problem and not theirs. The hotel itself is clean and the bed was super comfortable.

    5
    « Great location great service!! »

    Excellent service, great value! This is my second stay, and I would come back again. Very accommodating staff helped to make our vacation even more relaxing. I love the location, as it is in walking distance of museums, restaurants,and shopping.

    5
    « Great view! »

    The hotel had a very nice view. The people that checked us in were very accommodating.The location is right in the center of town. There is a lot of walking destinations in this area. The off seasons are a better time to visit this hotel.

    4
    « Friendly and convenient »

    Family friendly but also quiet. Front desk staff so nice and helpful. Location was perfect (across the street from beach). Had extra amenities such as beach umbrellas, beach towels. Free breakfast was good. Within walking distance to many restaurants, shops. Nice large deck was a great gathering place for our family to visit, enjoy the sunset etc.

  • 5
    « Loved it »

    Hotel is older, but well maintained, clean, in a GREAT location and has a friendly staff. We will be back. Bathroom is a bit small, and on Friday and Saturday nights, there is alot of noise from the street (cars and motorcycles). But we loved staying here.

    5
    « Amazing »

    Great Property!!!! Had a fantastic time. Staff is on point at all times. Very Friendly. Right acroos from the Beach. Beautiful view!Very clean. Pool is amazing and the spa too. We stay here every year. I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Carlsbad, California.

    5
    « great view »

    The ocean view sun deck is wonderful. The morning was brisk, but beautiful. One could sit on the deck all day reading or just watching the ocean and the people on the beach, umbrellas provided shade. Sunsets in the evening were spectacular. The hotel is located right across the street from the beach. There are many excellent restaurants within walking distance.

    5
    « Relaxing by the Beach »

    Beach View is a wonderful place to stay, great location to the Beach and downtown. Breakfast was great, makes you feel like your at home. Will definitely stay again. The Office staff was wonderful and very helpful, can't say enough about this place. We hated to leave.

    5
    « Our "Go-To" place in Carlsbad »

    We love the Best Western Beach View Lodge in Carlsbad! Not only is it the very best location, it's a beautiful property. The staff is always very helpful, even if that means calling a locksmith during the dinner hour on a Sunday evening. Yes, this happened to us. My granddaughter locked our safe with our wallets & jewelry inside. Within 30 minutes a locksmith arrived & was able to open our safe & we made it to our dinner reservations on time! The staff is always eager to assist with any request! I would not think about ever staying anywhere else!

    5
    « Lovely stay in Carlsbad »

    Updated and nicely appointed rooms, very nice breakfast area with patio for watching the beach. Nice location with included parking. Yes, it is an older property but nice, quiet and in great location in Carlsbad

    2
    « €Great location, but very pricey! »

    Pros: This hotel is in a great location! The beach is just across the street. The village full of shops & restaurants is within a short walking distance so you don't need to drive your car & lose your parking space at the hotel. Parking is free! Nice staff. Cons: Although the hotel has been renovated a year or so ago, some of the work was kind of shoddy. There was a big hole in the wall under our bathroom sink. The sofa bed was extremely squeaky & appeared dirty. The suite felt dark & dirty & not comfy at all. We stayed in a family suite with a partial ocean view but i feel like the extremely high cost we paid for 2 nights was not worth it. Very disappointed!

    5
    « BEST HOTEL EXPERIENCE »

    We loved absolutely everything about this hotel from the check in process, the wonderful wonderful staff and the price and location! I would post my photos but my phone was dropped into water and I lost all my photos ??

    5
    « Great Property and Location »

    If you're looking for an affordable beach location, this is it. The rooms don't overlook the ocean directly but it can be viewed from some of the balconies. Realistically, you want to walk on the beach or view it from the oceanside walk anyway. The hotel is directly across from the beach and the 2nd floor patio area allows you to sit and watch the ocean, sunsets and/or passers-by very comfortably. Clean, comfortable and friendly staff.

    3
    « Great location, but... »

    Pros: great location, just across the street from an excellent beach. Good selection at breakfast. Very good service. Cons: not kid friendly, especially if you have a toddler in a stroller. Stairs to climb everywhere. Only one small elevator at the rear of the hotel. Limited parking and the spaces were very small. Refrigerator in the room not on at check in and didn't get cold until the next day.

  • 5
    « Wonderful, As Always »

    I can't say enough nice things about this property. It is always clean, quiet, restful and delightful. The girl in charge of breakfast even brought me a breakfast sandwich, outside on the terrace, when more became available. It is walking distance to 2 favorite restaurants. ..Las Olas and Gaia Gelato. Thanks again for a lovely night. :-)

    5
    « Beachy Keen »

    Great location and nice, clean hotel. The breakfast lounge was a pleasant surprise and we really appreciated the ability to rent free beach chairs, umbrellas, towels and boogie boards at the front desk to take across the street to the beach. Easy access to Legoland. Would definitely stay here again.

    4
    « Great for families & location was EXCELLENT »

    If you are a family I absolutely recommend it. Great little pool and right across from the beach. It was perfect. The people there are the best, so friendly and helpful! They allow you to check out beach gear (umbrella, chairs, kids toys). Only thing, I wished there was a convenience store with basics. We ran out of water the last day and had to go around the corner to 7-Eleven, not a biggie. Not a lot to complain about, for sure!!!!

    5
    « Excellent hotel »

    We picked this hotel because of its proximity to the beach (literally right across the street). Everything was awesome - location, service, accommodations. The staff was friendly and the rooms clean. Breakfast had a great selection and variety of foods. Highly recommend this hotel!

    5
    « Dear Prudence! »

    I must give acknowledgement to Prudence at the front desk. She was friendly, courteous, and sensitive to our every need. She recognized our Anniversary and made dinner reservations for us. Our stay was great, weather was perfect. Kudos to Beach View Lodge!

    5
    « Fantastic Beach Hotel »

    We are so happy we decided to stay at this Hotel. We were visiting Legoland but wanted to wake up at the beach. Perfect location and the friendliest staff. We were arriving late and had called before to let them know. They said they had staff available 24 hours. We arrived without trouble were quickly given our room and told where to park. The parking as great with door access directly from parking to inside courtyard area, so we didn't have to walk all the way around to the front of the building. We had a king room that worked well for our family. The room was so nice, clean, comfortable and spacious. We had a room facing the road and a view of the ocean. The bed was so comfortable. We enjoyed some Tazo tea in our room as our son had caught a cold and wanted something warm to drink. I even went to the front desk to ask for more tea. They let me go to the breakfast room to get more tea and cups. Breakfast is excellent. Good coffee and great choices. I liked the fresh strawberries and blueberries. My boys enjoyed the breakfast sandwiches. The view from the breakfast room is amazing. We didn't stay long as we wanted to get down to the beach. Just across the street. We only stayed one night but we do hope that we get the opportunity to visit this area again and stay at this fabulous hotel. Highly recommend this hotel!!

    5
    « Summer Getaway! »

    This hotel is literally right across the street from the Ocean. Military friendly with reduced rates and the grounds and rooms are immaculate. The breakfast gets 5 stars for variety, freshness, and location overlooking the Ocean. We stayed 5 nights and did not want to leave. Pack your bags, leave your troubles behind and come relax in paradise with this Best Western!

    4
    « I would stay with you again »

    I would like to see Hard boiled eggs at breakfast and Kleenex in the rooms. My nose tends to run when I'm at the beach and I had to us toliet paper to blow my nose. I liked the coziness of the smaller facility.

    5
    « Annual Trip »

    Fantastic as always. The staff is the best and the location is second to none. Nice clean rooms with great beds! You can walk to the village or right across to the beach and the walk along the boardwalk is always my personal favorite.

    5
    « Watch the dolphins from this hotel ! »

    Could not have asked for a better location. Across the street from the beach. We watched dolphins swim by heading South while having breakfast on the sun porch. Professional staff who all kept the hotel running smoothly. Highly recommend for your stay in Carlsbad!

  • 4
    « If you like to stay right by the beach, stay here »

    This Best Western hotel is right across the street from a great public beach in Carlsbad. It also has a really nice deck with chairs and tables where you can sit and eat breakfast while looking out at the ocean and beach. Service was great and you can check out beach chairs, umbrellas, kids beach toys, towels, body boards, etc for free. Beach lovers dream. They do have a laundry room where you need $2 in quarters for the washer and $1.50 for the dryer, but don't open the door on the dryer unless you think the clothes are dry. The room was pretty good with sufficient room and a decent bathroom. Free parking with tight spaces. The room was clean and housekeeping was very good. My family will stay at this location each time we visit San Diego County.

    5
    « Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge »

    This place is truly a hidden gem in the SD Area - our 2nd time staying here and would absolutely go again. The king room is spacious & the beds are extremely comfortable- our room had a fireplace, fridge, microwave & small safe too. The view from the deck is wondrerful & new tables make it very easy to enjoy AM to sundown. They have beach chairs,umbrellas & boogie boards availble for check out this year- Very nice touch! Breakfast is clean & good coffee available all day- small observation>could use more protein (scrambled eggs?) but over all- LOVED our entire stay!!

    5
    « Loved it »

    Loved it!!!! Wonderful experience right across the street from the beach!! Beautiful room and excellent helpful staff. The bed was so comfortable!! Overall wonderful experience for my family and we will definitely be back again.

    4
    « Good location for beach lovers »

    Walk across the street and your on the beach. A few minutes walk into the village for shopping and dining. Great location for beach lovers ! We love the location to spend the day on the beach then walk into town for dinner and shopping. Carlsbad is a very charming little town.

    5
    « Great place to spend time »

    We stayed for a baseball tournament for 8 days at the Carlsbad Best Western. Service was great. Good breakfast, coffee. The location is the best part. Right across from the beach and the hotel had chairs, boogie boards and umbrellas available. The boardwalk was literally across the street. P Prudence, the manager was especially nice and helpful.

    5
    « Beach holiday »

    It was beautifull view of ocean / beach and staff was very polite. Very clean rooms . Walking distance to beach. Close to downtown carlsbad . You can easily stroll down in evening for dinner. Breakfast is good. Try staying on second or third floor.

    4
    « Great Value for the Location! »

    Staff is great very friendly from front desk to the maintenance staff! Have Tommy Bahama beach chairs & towels to take to the beach which is great! Great breakfast every morning especially if have kids. Rooms are clean just a little small as well as beds if sharing with family of 4. We made it work with 2 Adults, 3 kids but tight.

    5
    « Great trip! »

    This was our 2nd time staying at this hotel and we'll definitely be back. The location is perfect, and we had covered parking as Well. Rooms are clean, bed was super comfortable. Staff is great. Be sure and meet Prudence. She rocks.

    4
    « Great Stay »

    My husband, two-year-old son, and I stayed for three nights. Every employee we crossed paths with was very friendly, and Prudence at the front desk was helpful, cheerful, and very friendly. The hotel is in the perfect location for accessing the beach or walking into Carlsbad Village for coffee, food, or shopping. In fact, there are great food and ice cream locations within an extremely short walk, and the beach access is literally across the road. The terrace is perfect for hanging out, viewing the ocean, and people watching. The continental breakfast is more than adequate--pastries, fresh fruit, muffins, yogurt, cereal, pancakes, hot sandwiches, juice, coffee, hot chocolate. The rooms were very clean--we even moved an armchair to set up our pack n play, and the ground beneath it was clean. I was impressed. And there were always staff members out in the hallways cleaning. The beds were comfortable, and it was pretty quiet. I slept better here than I have at a lot of other places! We would stay here again.

    5
    « Best, Affordable Family Fun »

    We are a family of six, we love the beach and we also love being near Carlsbad Village. This spot is the best for both enjoyments. You are literally right across the beach, they offer a wonderful breakfast every morning and you are able to eat while watching the ocean waves. The hospitality is great, they even have beach gear for guest to take to the beach. I would definitely come again.

  • 5
    « love BW Carlsbad »

    I've stayed here the last 4 years when visiting Carlsbad CA. Highly recommend, Excellent in every way. Location cant be beat. Close to restaurants, shopping, and sight seeing. Motel service is excellent. Room clean. I have no complaints at all.

    5
    « Great Location »

    Awesome location if going to the beach as it is directly across the street. We have been to nearly every major beach in southern California and the Carlsbad beaches are honestly among the nicest. Very clean, great waves and sand, and not too crowded. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. We were even able to use the hotel's boogie boards at no cost which was super cool. Breakfast is pretty good, but don't expect too much. Other Best Westerns we have stayed at have had a little more selection, but there was still enough to get your fill. They also were able to accommodate gluten allergies which was very much appreciated. The hotel is also a little older than a lot of other Best Westerns we have stayed at, but still has that Best Western look and feel of cleanliness and class. The hotel is also great walking distance to Carlsbad Village. We have 2 little girls and the walk was probably less than 15 minutes. Would definitely stay again.

    4
    « Location location location »

    Love the location. Staff is friendly and helpful.Bathroom is quite small. Door can barely make it past the toilet. They should put in a pocket door instead. Nice variety of breakfast items including healthy choices. This is the second time we've stayed here and hope to make it here at least once a year during the summer months but pricey for my budget on my fixed income. I have to save all year!

    4
    « WEEKEND IN CARLSBAD WITH BEACH VIEW ROOM »

    We checked in on Saturday at approx. 6 pm. The front of the hotel was nice. Of course, it is the front. The front had a nice view of the Ocean and beach. Right across the street. My room was on the front side of the building, looking south. The view, which I was told was a beach view, was not exactly true. Open the curtains and you saw the building next door. I had to go out on the balcony and look right (west) to see the water. Not really a beach front view. But, that was the selling point for me. So, for $300 per night on the two rooms, we have Free Bernie guests in our room. Both room had free loaders, ants, and I told the front desk clerk the next morning. Hopefully she got the exterminator in there before the next people came in. Overall, it was a nice stay. I do not think they should say you get a view of the beach unless you can see the beach from your room without going outside. But, that is my opinion. It is way better than the Best Western we stayed at Friday at Disneyland.

    4
    « Wonderful customer service »

    Prudence was welcoming and very pleasant during the check in service and making sure we were warmly welcomed. She is an excellent representative for quality customer service. The one struggle that I had with thee hotel is that I had an broken ankle and was on crutches. While there is ADA parking and a manner to get to the elevator you cannot get to the breakfast room or the patio lounge area unless you negotiate stairs. So it is not wheelchair accessible or very crutch friendly. I was quite surprised being a Best Western. The bathroom was exceptionally small so I had to take a sink shower that was a good level for cleaning up. The room was clean the breakfast after I hoped down 7 steps was continental but adequate. When we parked in the handicap parking it was so close to other cars there was no way to get a wheelchair between the cars to get to the elevator. Very close quarters. I was surprised while the room was clean and small the porch partial view of the ocean was not great. It was not a patio that I would want to sit, read or have a glass of wine to enjoy the ocean view. Yes its a partial view but not spectacular. The location is good near all that you need for the Carlsbad experience.

    5
    « Great beach view resort »

    What can I say the Best Western Beach view lodge is an awesome place if you want to be close to the beach and to the local restaurants. They offer a great breakfast in the morning and they also have all the beach necessities to sit in relax by the beach. (Chairs beach umbrellas boogie boards). What more can you ask for.

    5
    « Excellent Vacation Stay »

    The hotel is very clean. Breakfast is wonderful. Free parking was a plus to us. We were right across the street from the beach. Everything is within walking distance. Very helpful and courteous staff who went out of their way to assist us. It was a perfect vacation/family gathering place for us.

    4
    « Beautiful Location »

    This hotel is very nicely maintained for an older property. The location across the street from the water is great. The hotel staff, especially the young woman overseeing the breakfast, were all very friendly and helpful. We would stay there again.

    4
    « Great location across from the beach and shopping! »

    Great hotel and the staff was probably the best part! The provided great customer service which is rare. Loved that it's right across from the beach and can walk to restaurants and shopping in downtown Carlsbad. Had a suite which was very nice and roomy along with the pool, hot tub and great breakfasts provided. Things to consider though is the limited garage parking as you may need to park in the surrounding residential area. Had no problem but prefer the better security with a garage. Also had significant issues with the cable TV service and was very frustrating resetting the adapter over and over to get reception. The staff did attempt to resolve and provided a minimal daily credit but would check to ensure the wiring issues have been corrected when you're paying that much for a room.

    4
    « Comfortable hotel in a great location »

    The hotel is located right across the street from the beach entrance. It is within walking distance of Carlsbad Village. So many restaurants, shops, and other stores are in easy walking distance. The hotel rooms feel modernized. The bed was very comfortable. The hotel staff, Prudence, was very friendly and helpful. The hotel offers beach chairs, beach towels, and even sunscreen, to guests! The sun deck on the second level looking towards the ocean is very leisurely. Lounge chairs, regular chairs and tables with a covering are available on the deck. A continental breakfast is available. A small pool and hot tub are available to guests. We enjoyed our stay!

  • 4
    « A real find at the beach! »

    We stayed at this Best Western Plus over the 4th of July for two nights. Angela, the General Manager greeted us warmly and gave us some recommendations for places to dine in town. Every one of the staff members we met were very professional, helpful and friendly. Our room was on the third floor and we had a balcony with a direct view across the street to a construction project and a side view to the ocean. Since it was a holiday weekend there was no construction noise or interference. Our room was large, clean and well maintained. The large sun deck was perfect for sitting and watching the ocean, the passers-by, people flying kites and enjoying a drink or snack. The guest lounge where the continental breakfast was served was large and comfortable and the breakfast was plentiful and included a daily newspaper as well. Later in the afternoon you could also get fruit and coffee/tea from the lounge. There are covered parking spots for hotel guests. The location is perfect for beach walks and to local restaurants and shops. The only reason this property doesn't get a 5 is that the property could use a little updating including the hall carpets, bathroom, etc.

    4
    « Love this hotel »

    This is our 3rd time staying at this hotel and it is our favorite. Easy beach access, nice breakfast and pool, family suite is roomy. Staff is amazing at resolving any issues and are VERY kind! Feels like staying with family

    5
    « One of our best vacations »

    The price was what I considered as a'value'. Room was very clean and we'll kept up for the age of the hotel. The location is absolutely the best. |you are within walking distance of downtown carlsbad and you are right next to the beach. Parking was a challenge if you got to your room late. The provided a very nice breakfast.

    5
    « Excellent service and stay. Great location and staff. »

    Very pleased with this hotel. Staff is extremely nice and helpful. Location was great and they had a good breakfast. It was nice that the pool was heated and really enjoyed relaxing on the upper deck. Thank you.

    4
    « Great experience »

    I would recommend this Hotel to others! Loved that We were right across from the Beach! I loved that We were within walking distance most All of Our trip! Great Continental Breakfast, great lounge to watch the Ocean and the People!

    4
    « Excellent service and room! »

    The only negative was, we were to have a room overlooking the pool, instead we were looking at a housekeeping room. Everything else was perfect. The breakfast was great, the sun deck was perfect for the late afternoon viewing of the ocean and sunset. The King Room was large and the maid service was perfect. The room was expensive, we stayed for a week, would have loved to stay longer! We will return, but hopefully, we will be looking at the pool next time.

    5
    « Traveling down the PCH »

    We stayed here for 3 nights, actually it was 2 1/2. We got here about 2 am our first night. The place is very clean and the service is out of this world. The manager and I can't remember her name is not only beautiful but a very kind and will do anything she can to help you out. We're right across the street from the beach. The view for breakfast is beautiful and you're within walking distance from the shops.

    5
    « Déjà vu! »

    I stayed here as a child. Decided to take my girls on a vacation to where I went as a little girl. Obviously it's been updated since the 80s, but it was like I had never left . Clean, friendly, walking distance to great shops, food & everything one needs.....The Beach! No need to get in the car until you don't want to leave. My girls said lets come back here next year! Definitely!

    5
    « Classy place in Carlsbad »

    This was our first stay and the service was amazing! We felt so welcome and everyone was so helpful and friendly. The location is perfect. We had young children and they were so accepted. Definitely returning!

    4
    « Amazing...great beach view »

    Room was very comfy and pretty big. The best part is the view, sitting in the balcony and enjoying the beach view. Reasonably price for the location, right across from the beach and within short distance from Carlsbad Village. Breakfast was ok, but overall experience was great. Would stay here again.

  • 4
    « beach View »

    The room was very clean, and looked brand new. The staff, especially Prudence, was able to provide above and beyond service with getting us a balcony view two consecutive nights .great all around and thanks again

    5
    « Family of 5 »

    We loved our stay! We received the best and friendliest service. It was clean, comfortable, and in a great location. Our kids enjoyed the pool and breakfast overlooking the beach. We will definitely be back!

    5
    « Colorado to California »

    This Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge keeps it simple but has a great location and comfortable amenities. I enjoyed my time here. The breakfast selection is great and it is within walking distance to the hustle and bustle of town. Has a great view of the ocean and walking distance to the beach. Stay here if you want to keep things simple and comfortable.

    4
    « All the basics »

    The location of this hotel makes it ideal if you want to spend time on the beach and walk the village. Room was in clean order and I had no problems except for the family who decided to take their kids into the hot tub when it was already at maximum stated capacity of six people. Would be nice if the pool and spa were open later on weekends. I was not able to get into the spa. I chose this hotel over another similar priced one so that I could and was disappointed that it was always at capacity + kids

    3
    « beach vacation »

    should have a back up plan, when elevator brakes. Elderly couple placed on 3rd floor, had to go down 3 flights of stairs to get to the car, and 2 flights to go eat breakfast Also breakfast was poor choices, for those following a high protein diet.. Bathroom shower curtain had mold on it, they should be washable and changed with each room change.

    4
    « Best location in front of the beach. »

    It's a nice hotel, great location, with a good view from hotel deck. I recommend to get a room with balcony so you can have view to the beach. Breakfast is ok to get you going, just cereal and some pastries.

    5
    « Best Western Lodge Carlsbad »

    The hotel is location, location and location with great amenities and friendly staff. I recommend this hotel highly. The reservation agent Prudence was wonderful as well as the front desk staff, evening manager and housekeeping. All terrific!

    4
    « Good option for Carlsbad »

    Any place on the beach is going to be expensive. This property was not fancy but certainly "just fine," considering the other options. The breakfast was of a higher quality than most free hotel continental breakfasts I've had. One negative: when we arrived at 10 p.m., there was no parking available! The front desk clerk moved her car for us to be able to park on the street. Whaaat? That seems kind of crazy to me that a late arriving guest would not have parking reserved on the property.

    5
    « Awesome for Families!!! »

    The hotel is right across the street from Carlsbad State Beach making it easy for families to pack up their sandy toys for the afternoon and cross the street to the beach! We were also able to walk to dinner each night and walk to get coffee in the morning! Our kids loved playing in the pool! There were several families with children there too. We also enjoyed a picnic lunch on the deck area over looking the ocean...beautiful! The hotel offers a great breakfast (included with stay) that included pancakes, bagels, Danishes, breakfast sandwiches, fruit, yogurt, and flavored coffee creamer! The hotel also offers guests off street parking (free of charge), which is great by the beach! We will definitely be back again for another long weekend stay!!

    5
    « Best location in Carlsbad, CA »

    This is the perfect location and has an amazing view of the ocean. The property is clean and the rooms are newly renovated. I even work at Best Western International Headquarters and I was very impressed with this hotel. I definitely will be back!

  • 4
    « A good place to stay in downtown Carlsbad »

    This is the second time we have stayed at this hotel across the road from the beach in Carlsbad California. The rooms are clean, the beds are great and their buffet breakfast is very nice. The breakfast room is facing the beach so it is a nice way to start the day. There is a nice pool, jacuzzi, and a deck with lounges facing the beach. You can enjoy the sun without the sand! The hotel is in walking distance the all the restaurants and night life in this lovely beach community. Give it a try.

    5
    « Carlsbad, Ca »

    The staff is great, the hotel is great. If you are looking for a place to stay that feels like you are in a small beach town, don't look any further. In addition, the best breakfast around!!! Look no further then the BW Beach View Lodge!!!

    5
    « Wonderful Hotel. Excellent Customer Service! »

    I was so pleased with my stay here. The hotel was clean and comfortable. The hotel staff were so friendly. They bent over backwards to accommodate me and make sure I was happy with my stay. The best part is the location. It's literally steps from the beach and a short walk to the heart of Carlsbad Village. I will definitely stay here again.

    5
    « Another great trip »

    Love the ability to work in the breakfast room overlooking the ocean. It's kept open all day and makes me feel at home with a beautiful friendly workspace. Love traveling here on business. It's a personal favority.

    2
    « Dirty, filthy carpet and floors »

    My feet were completely black from walking on the floors in the hotel room barefoot. I checked the others in the family and they were the same. It was disgusting. They need to shampoo their carpets. We put towels on the floor to walk on after the first day.

    3
    « No view of the beach »

    Reserved a room with a view of the beach. You could see the beach if you walked out into the balcony which really had a view of a driveway/alley and cranked your head so you could just barely see the beach. Very misleading in the description of the room. Room was musty, very small & outdated. Bathroom was tiny & the sink was outside of the bathroom in the hallway as if it was an after thought.

    5
    « Comfy room and great location! »

    Everyone was so friendly. The breakfasts were very tasty. They are right across the road from the beach. Our bed was very comfortable, and the room was clean. Parking was included and so easy! The only down side would be that one day, we returned to our room, and at 4 p.m. it still had not been cleaned. This delayed our dinner plans a bit. We used the hot tub several times--very nice. Another family said the pool was nicely heated as well.

    5
    « AMAZING hotel! »

    This hotel was great, from check in to check out! The lady behind the desk was so helpful and friendly. It is right across the beach and a quick walk. I loved the sun deck that I could relax on the chairs and look at the beach. The breakfast was great as well. I will definitely be coming back here!

    4
    « One Night Stay »

    Nice room, good side view of the ocean. Breakfast was good. Had a cool pancake maker. Better than making your own waffles and making a mess or burning them. Very clean eating area. Beds were comfy. The shower room is a bit snug since the sink is not connected in the same area. Not bad, I would stay there again. Maybe next time I am visiting my sister in O'side.

    4
    « Location »

    Hotel was right across from the beach. Really nice to wake up to the ocean view and walk down to the beach for some sand play time. Room was nice, clean. Balcony was pretty cool even if it wasn't at the front of the hotel. Side view is not bad. Parking was a big scary. Bit tight to fit in a truck. Good breakfast, loved the pancake maker. Kinda of missed the eggs and bacon or sausage options but they had that in the sandwich so I guess it was kinda the same thing.

  • 5
    « Wonderful views from a comfortable place »

    This hotel is close to everything and across the street from the ocean. The service given and provided makes it that much better. The continental breakfast, breakfast room, pool and spa gave creature comforts that all could enjoy.

    3
    « Disappointed »

    Clean and comfortable room with friendly staff. Good breakfast. in a nice dining room with beach view. However we should have been informed that there was a construction site just across the street from our room. "Not" a relaxing vacation on the beach!

    4
    « Wonderful place but one caution »

    Ideal location...beautiful view across the way to the ocean. Close to downtown and restaurants. Clean room, great beds. Excellent breakfast and friendly staff. I loved the fact that you could sit in comfortable chairs and watch the water. One complaint which we shared with the desk people. There is a step up into the room. There is no marking for this or warning anywhere. Most places are just walk into the room. When your arms are full, as mine were, you can trip...which I did and face planted onto the floor. My knee is still sore from the impact. Please be careful. Otherwise I would have given this the highest rating.

    5
    « Location, Service, Cleanliness - A+ »

    The location could not be better--directly across the street from State Park Beach and a short walk to shops and restaurants in the village. Deck on 2nd floor of hotel gives perfect view of ocean and beautiful sunsets. Balcony rooms do not have much view of ocean, but not really necessary since you're so close. All staff were extremely friendly and attentive. Rooms and all common areas of the property were immaculate. The hotel is older but VERY well maintained.

    4
    « Location location! »

    Perfect location across the street from the beautiful beach. Tons of restaurants and neat shops just a block or two away. Very nice people working here. Not a high end place but great for a relaxing stay. Not a resort, but a comfortable hotel. Nice continental breakfast and beautiful room to sit and eat and watch the ocean. Nice pool and hot tub. Clean rooms and comfortable beds. Fish restaurant across the street has great fish tacos. Three stories but there is an elevator. Carlsbad is a nice town and happy that we stayed there instead of Oceanside. People are super friendly. I sat and watched the surfers from the deck of the hotel. Don't pay more when you don't need too unless you are expecting resort amenities.

    5
    « Best Western in Carlsbad »

    Great place to stay!!!! Best breakfast of any Best Western I have stayed in! Great location! Have been staying here for years... Like the beach town feel of this hotel, as well as the fact that it is walking distance to the beach and down town Carlsbad!

    5
    « Business & pleasure 5star service & accommodation on a budget »

    I stayed here for 2 weeks while on business. The staff couldn't do enough to help and Prudence, the manager, was an absolute star and even arranged for someone to do my laundry for me while I was at work. Views out over the beach. a nice stroll into the village with restaurants and shops. Would highly recommend this hotel both for business and pleasure. Nothing was too much trouble. Beautiful balcony to sit on for watching the sun sets over the sea. Breakfast plentiful and all you can need. As a woman travelling alone I felt so comfortable and safe firstly in the hotel but also in the area, I was walking out at night and didn't feel unsafe at all.Would love to return for pleasure one day. If you want to chill out and relax then this is the place.

    5
    « Peaceful Place to Stay! »

    I thought this location was a very peaceful quiet place to stay. I was in town for a conference at a large resort and decided to stay off property so I could be near the beach. Best decision I made. My only complaint about the rooms is the bathrooms. They are very small. Just enough room for toilet and tub.

    5
    « By the sea »

    Although this is an older property, the location is great. You can walk to most everything. Large, comfortable rooms and friendly staff. Great deck for watching whales and sunsets. We loved Carlsbad and this Best Western.

    5
    « Loved the location »

    Great place to relax, take a walk on the beach and go out to eat. The people at the desk were very pleasant and helpful. The room was also very comfortable. We had never been to Carlsbad before and were pleasantly surprised at what a nice town it is. The restaurants very near the motel have exceptionally good food.

  • 4
    « Pleasant Stay »

    Hard to beat this location! It is directly across the street from the beach. Even if you don't have a room with a balcony to take a peek from a side view of the beach simply walk a few feet to their deck or breakfast room, and wha-la! You can see the waves and enjoy a magnificent sunset! You really can't put a price on that. Every hotel staff person I dealt with from the front desk to the housekeeping person who brought me toothpaste had a smile on their face and were extremely helpful. The only downside for me was there were only hot pancakes you could make and no other hot dish was available. There is however, The Daily News Cafe just one block up the street serves great breakfast and lunch food. This Best Western Plus was quite a surprise for me. It's almost a hidden gem, but located right across from the beautiful Carlsbad Beach and a very short walk to the town area! It's worth the price! Their pool is small, but heated. The jacuzzi is VERY small, but they have one.

    4
    « Great location near beach and Village »

    Stayed two nights with a friend, in town to visit the Village Faire. Great location, easy walking distance to beach (across street), Carlsbad Village and lots of restaurants. Nice little breakfast buffet with a great view of the ocean. Well maintained property and very clean, and LOVE the free covered parking! Only thing weird is the strange bathroom space, which desperately needs updating and better light (it WAS clean, however.) Beds were good. The staff was exceptionally friendly, from the front desk to the housekeepers.

    5
    « Over and above! »

    Over and above their Best Westernly duties! Early check-in, late check-out, free breakfast, nice view, held onto our bags after we checked-out. These guys are the real-deal. Also, yeah, that's the Pacific Ocean across the street.

    5
    « Most enjoyable stay »

    This was the first time we stayed at the Best Western in Carlsbad. The room was spacious and very neat and clean. Great location and view. The staff was happy, helpfull and willing to make our stay the best.

    5
    « #lovethisplace. »

    This is a great place to stay. Close to the beach and shopping. Plenty to do without even leaving. Staff is awesome. Only thing that I found wrong with this place is there is limited parking for the guests and is not very truck friendly.

    4
    « Great location »

    We stayed here three nights. Walked everywhere restaurants,shopping and the beach. Breakfest in the morning quite generous and served until 10am. Staff always happy to hand out a water bottle after we ran on the beach. Nothing fancy but meet all our needs. If you want to lay by a pool this is NOT the hotel for you. The beach is across the street and the sun deck has great lounge chairs. Great staff!

    4
    « Great Value »

    I was pleasantly surprised! The size of the room was good, it was clean, the bathroom was large, and the breakfast was really great. I loved the patio with the lounge chairs and a beautiful ocean view! This hotel is totally worth the price and just a short walk across the street to the beach. It's super close to all the restaurants and shops as well.

    5
    « CARLSBAD »

    Excellent location to the village and beach. easy check in and out, staff very friendly and helpful. Room very clean and updated. we have been her several times and during the pas few years thing have really been updated and maintained.

    4
    « Lovely »

    Location was close to the beach, in a great location. Parking was a little tight, but easy to access. The rooms were average, but clean and comfortable for me. Breakfast was nice, and the setting was perfect to enjoy your coffee. However, the reason I will return here for my next visit is the incredibly friendly staff. From check-in to breakfast to check-out, the staff bent over backwards to ensure we enjoyed our stay. They made great meal recommendations and welcomed us like family.

    5
    « Great Customer Service »

    The customer service @ this Hotel is top notch. We travel frequently to Carlsbad area and Best Western staff will go above and beyond to ensure you have a nice experience during your visit. Special thanks to the Manager Angela and the front desk employees Asia, Prudance, and Judy, and everyone else on staff, especially the breakfast crew. You all helped make our stay comfortable and memorable. We loved our private gym, morning runs and the beach view patio!! ?????? DT

  • 4
    « Carlsbad Rocks »

    Nice hotel what you would expect from BW. Lovely view from the deck and good quality continental breakfast included which is a bonus. We did have one noisy night but overall quiet location. Small village with basic amenities and friendly locals, very dog friendly.

    5
    « Excellent stay!! »

    What a great experience! Prudence at the front desk went out of her way to take good care of us! We had an early check in and late check out to accommodate crazy flights... The room was amazing! Loved the view and the fireplace! Will definitely be coming back!

    5
    « Great view, sweet location! »

    Couldn't believe I found such a well preserved beach front hotel in the heart of Carlsbad that was both affordable and had wonderfully caring staff. I work in the hotel industry have high expectations. All of my expectations were met and surpassed!

    5
    « Right on the Ocean »

    This place is perfect. Right on the ocean, walking distant to center of town where the mall and restaurants are. Free breakfast, free internet, refrigerator and coffee maker in the room. The staff is very nice to deal with. Free parking also.

    5
    « BUSINESS AND PLEASURE »

    My third time staying at this hotel - so that says a lot. i will look to stay there next time in Carlsbad. The staff are very friendly and helpful. location is excellent combining business during day and quiet entertainment around Carslbad in the evening; Norte and micro breweries worth a visit.

    4
    « A few days at the beach »

    Great stay at this property! this hotel is right across from the beach, just a couple of minutes to walk down the boardwalk. The front desk had beach chairs and towels available for no extra cost, which was a bonus! Rooms were overall good size with comfortable beds, small-ish bathrooms and some rooms have wonderful partial ocean views! Continental breakfast was basic, but good and fresh with pastries, muffins, pancakes and a small fruit selection. We had a wonderful stay at this Best Western property. We'd stay there again if in the area!

    5
    « Beautiful sunsets »

    My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The hotel had a very nice continental breakfast and a friendly staff. Housekeeping did a great job every morning. There was an amazing sunset view every evening. I would recommend staying here.

    4
    « I've had my longing eye on this place for a long time... »

    Carlsbad is one of our all-time favorite getaway spots, but we all know beach hotels are pricier than the rest. As a result, we've always chosen to stay further away from the beach to save some money. I have always noticed this facility because of its close proximity to the beach and our favorite fish restaurant and people-watching spot. We're so glad we decided to pay a bit more and stay here! The staff sincerely took an interest and cared for us more than most. You would've thought Prudence was welcoming us into her home. She went out of her way in little ways that meant a lot. She found the coffee creamers we love, got some beach chairs and towels for us to use and was warm and welcoming on several occasions. It's not often you leave a hotel, feeling like you've made a friend you can call in the future! The room was clean and airy and the breakfast was nice, with healthy choices and the breakfast room had the most incredible elevated and panoramic view of the Pacific! The pool and hot tub were fine and like I said, the location COULD NOT BE BETTER! This is definitely the place to stay on our subsequent visits!

    4
    « Beach getaway »

    We would come back in a heart beat. We booked a suite with kitchen and a separate bedroom and, though expensive, was worth having the extra living space. Walking to the beach, shops and to good restaurants was easy

    5
    « Spring Break »

    Our accommodations were very nice. The beds were so comfortable with a choice of pillows. The staff could not have been more helpful and fun. We had family who lived close by and are are in wheel chairs so it wasn't very accessible for them but we made it work. They just came to visit not stay. Otherwise, our staff was perfect. Thank you for a very nice time.

  • 4
    « nice room, great service »

    We stayed in a 2-room suite for a night during a trip to Legoland. The hotel is very close to the shore and the room had a nice view from the living room, though it lacked a balcony which is something that most other rooms have. We didn't take advantage of the pool or hot tub, but the folks that were using it seemed to be enjoying it. The continental breakfast satisfied everyone. The staff were friendly and courteous. I want to give a special thumbs up for Joan. We left a stuffed animal prize behind when we left the hotel, and by the time we noticed it was gone, the room had been occupied by the next set of guests. Joan at the front desk looked around to see if it had been brought in, but didn't find it either. Several days later, I received a phone call from a strange, exotic 760 area code. It was Joan calling to tell me that they had found the toy. She had remembered talking to me about it and took charge of contacting me to arrange to have it shipped. We really appreciate her efforts.

    5
    « Excellent location, friendly staff! »

    Let me some it up and say that this hotel is very conveniently located right across the beach and walking distance to gift shops/restaurants. The staff was super nice and friendly which was a big plus. Irene who serves breakfast every morning always had a big smile and was very welcoming. I will be staying in this hotel on my next visit to Carlsbad.

    4
    « Great Location »

    Hotel is older but in a great location. It is right across the street from the beach and walking distance from downtown. Breakfast area and deck overlooking ocean very nice. Legoland about 10 minutes away. Pool looked clean - spa was foamy, covered with dirt.

    5
    « Beautiful view »

    This is a beautiful Best Western. It's has great views, nice rooms, extremely close to the water, very nice breakfast and beautiful landscaping. The hotel is near so much. It's an easy walk to everything. I can't wait to come back and stay here again.

    4
    « Oceanside location »

    Our family traveled to Carlsbad to attend a wedding and wanted a convenient location. This Best Western is across the street from the ocean and large public waterfront park with sidewalks and a paved path on the beach. Downtown is only a few blocks away and easily walkable. The hotel includes a hot breakfast. The staff was extremely friendly, helpful and efficient. Unfortunately the weather was rainy during our stay so we didn't use the small pool or hot tub, located in the center of the property. We felt this property was a good value for the price.

    5
    « Best Western, Carlsbad, CA »

    It's an older hotel across from the beach with all of the amenities you need. The rooms are clean, beds are comfortable, pool and hot tub are clean and the beach, restaurants and other attractions are within walking distance. The staff is great and the free breakfast is well stocked and tasty. Compared to other beach front hotels, this one is a bargain.

    4
    « Enjoyable stay »

    Very comfortable beds. Rooms were clean and nicely decorated. Friendly and helpful staff. It is definitely a convenient location. Try to stay away from booking the rooms by the stairstorms or the elevator.

    5
    « Great time in Carlsbad »

    On a recent trip to SanDiego we decided to stay in Carlsbad and take the commuter train in. It was a great idea. The train was easy to pick up from the hotel and they ran every 49 mins. Great views of the ocean from the hotel. Great restraunts within walking distance

    5
    « Great Location »

    This was probably the 5th time I have stayed at this motel. It has been great every time. It's probably somewhat older, but has been re-modeled and updated extremely well. The rooms are large and in good condition. Parking is very convenient. The best feature is the location, overlooking the Pacific, right across the street from a public beach. The only negative--some nearby construction was loud and started kind of early in the morning. Other than that, no problems at all.

    5
    « Perfect location, great price »

    We stayed here because it is across the street from the beach in Carlsbad, California. You can park your car and walk across the street to the beach, to wonderful restaurants, many quaint shops and the Coaster commuter train between Oceanside and San Diego. (We've taken the Coaster to get to the San Diego Zoo and go whale watching. No need to fight traffic or find a parking place! Affordable too!)

  • 5
    « BEST best western »

    We had a excellent time for our stay it was very special there were lots of great options to eat and for entertainment we spent the night on the town after a beautiful sunset marvelous Italian eats and drinks right across the street

    5
    « Just beachy »

    This place was awesome. A quiet hotel right across the street from the beach. Park your car when you arrive, and leave it until it's time to go home. I will definitely be back. Also, Prudence was great.

    4
    « Perfect location »

    My husband and I like to pop over to the ocean for a few days when we are in Phoenix. Carlsbad/Oceanside is an area we enjoy. Came across this hotel in January for the first time and loved it! The breakfast room and adjoining rooftop patio were our favourite part. Gorgeous view of ocean. Although an older hotel it has been well kept and was very clean with nice linens. We could walk to everything and the beach boardwalk started right across the road from us. There is a small courtyard with a pool and hottub. We only made use of the hottub and it was actually hot. We would come back.

    5
    « Love Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge!!!! »

    Always have good things to say about this hotel. Great experience all around! Staff was very friendly, always accommodating, and the property was clean and beautiful. I would recommend this place to everyone I know. Awesome stay for us!!!

    5
    « Convenient to the beach »

    I was so happy to get the last room available at this hotel the day after Valentine's Day. We stayed in a king room right at the front of the hotel next to the deck overlooking the road and the beach. The room was very clean with a comfortable bed. We had breakfast there which had some good choices: pancakes, bread, pastries, toast, yogurt, fruit, coffee and fruit juice. They have a swimming pool and a jacuzzi. Very close to downtown and is very walkable.

    4
    « Great location near beach »

    I arrived at dusk, in a storm. By the time I found parking, and walked in the outdoors to my room in the rain, I was freezing, and damp. I could NOT find the light switch inside the room. The room was very cold, especially the bathroom. Because of faulty bathroom light switch not working, I did not realize until the next morning in the daylight, that the window in the bathroom was wide open, thus allowing the draft. Construction noise outside window, don't expect to sleep in.

    4
    « Just Us »

    Traveld as a couple for valentines, great fireplace in our room. Clean and great staff with the location really making it prime.. straight across from beach.. nice great to walk everywhere in the village, bars ,shops resturaunts..

    5
    « This is a very nice hotel. »

    This is a great place to stay in Carlsbad. It is right across the street from the beach and has a lovely guest lounge and outdoor deck on the second floor which look out over the water. They offer a very good breakfast with an impressive array of hot and cold foods. And it is steps away from all the shops and restaurants in Carlsbad Village and a short walk to the Coaster train station.

    5
    « Beach Lovers »

    As a couple wanting a few days away from the desert, we headed to the coast. The weather was perfect for a beach vacation. No reservation on a long weekend, we were very happy to get a room here. The staff were the happiest people I have met. Across from the beach and easy walking to the village. They have comfortable beds, quiet area and very clean. The breakfast which is included had fresh fruit, pancakes, pastries, yogurt, cereal and the view was fantastic.It was so nice you can take it outside and sit watching the ocean. The outlet mall is expanding and near the Flower fields. Also Legoland for kids. We highly recommend and will definitely stay here again.

    3
    « Nice view »

    Nice view of the water from outside but not the rooms. Rooms were very comfortable. Pool was nice and warm in February clean. Hot tub was dirty and foamy though so we decided it wasn't clean enough to use. Breakfast was just pastries, toast, pancakes you make yourself and a jimmy dean sandwich. It's better to eat else where. Easy access to the beach although you have to cross the road. Lots of restaurants near by. We were also happy it was a very friendly town that didn't mind tourist. Dog friendly too!

  • 5
    « Location, location, location »

    Clean, comfortable. and well maintained. Courteous and helpful staff. Train whistle at night was unwelcome disruption of sleep. Easy walk to beautiful beach and many restaurants. Quirky elevator, but it worked. Construction noise from across the street was annoying, but that wasn't the Lodge's fault.

    4
    « Great location »

    We stayed here for two nights, Mon.-Tues. and had a great time. Front desk staff were very friendly and helpful. Grounds are very well maintained and staff around hotel were very friendly. The location is amazing, walk up and down the beach or walk a couple blocks and to all sorts of choices for food and a beer or two. Room itself was very clean and nicely remodeled. Bathroom shower/ toilet area is a little small but the sink area is good size. The only real issue was the wife said the closet was very musty smelling to the point we did not use it but for the price (~$90), you can't beat the location. As others have mentioned the top deck is awesome for sunsets. Be aware there is construction both to the South and North of the hotel and they start work at about 7:00-5:00. Oh we did see something really cool, a small whale spent most of the day hanging out in the surf, it was a pretty awesome sight. Yes, we will return for another staycation, plenty more places to eat and drink and get in some really good walking.

    5
    « Carlsbad Beach Vacation »

    My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this Best Western. The location was excellent--right across the street from the ocean and close to all of the downtown activities, shops and restaurants. The room was nice with great comfortable beds. The breakfast was good. We especially enjoyed sitting on the patio and watching the sun go down over the ocean. Angela and the rest of the staff were wonderful and helpful. Will certainly stay here again.

    3
    « mixed feelings »

    this hotel has a killer location....right across from the beautiful Carlsbad Beach......so here is the good 1st......location.....rooms were well appointed and updated, great front deck to view sunset.....now the negative.....our room was on a very busy side st. w/cars, trucks, motorcycles and a construction project going on.....AND....we were about 1 block from train tracks....sometimes the trains ran every 15 minutes until about midnite....to sleep we had to have noisy A/C fan on......would probably go back because of beach proximity....almost all hotels in the area are near the train tracks!!!

    5
    « Great Location and Great Service »

    The location is great with a beautiful view of the ocean, and a wonderful location to watch the incredible Carlsbad sunsets. The staff was great and Prudence has an exceptional personality that makes you feel at ease and welcome, as well as going out of her way to make sure you enjoy your stay.

    5
    « Great Beach,Greater Sunset View »

    This is a great place for a good beach experience. Although you have to cross the road, the beach which is long and wide even at high tide in the winter is wonderful. There is a long sea wall walk and charming Carlsbad is closely. The rooms are spacious, the pool and spa clean and well situated but best of all is the second floor patio facing the ocean. The lounge where breakfast is served has the same aspect. The sunsets are memorable.

    3
    « Best Western Plus Carlsbad »

    Positives: Good location directly across from the beach. Nice, large room. Laundry room on premises. Negatives: Meagre water pressure. Breakfast offerings mediocre. Confusion on checkout time. Street noise in the morning for exterior-facing room.

    5
    « Perfect location »

    This hotel is real gem- great location, friendly staff ready to offer great dining and activity suggestions, a good breakfast in a lovely lounge overlooking the ocean. We walked and explored the village and the beach for miles. As the hotel is right on the old Pacific Highway, we took a couple of scenic drives up and down the coast. It was easy to get around, without having to get on the I-5.

    5
    « Right across from the beach »

    We chose this motel as our last night before going back to Minnesota. First thing: Prudence is Prudence is all you need to know. She is awesome and made sure we got exactly the room we wanted. The view from the deck and their breakfast area is unobstructed. I did not partake in the complimentary breakfast but my other half said is was very good. The off street parking was very welcome and easy. It is obvious they are taking good care of this motel and are also doing some upgrades. Price was reasonable and check-in/check-out was very smooth.

    5
    « Wonderful place »

    We really enjoyed staying here. It is very clean and has good view of the ocean from the breakfast room and outdoor area. The room was a large size and had a fireplace. The service was good in all areas.

  • 5
    « helpful and friendly »

    great location for hotel for either holiday or business. - great picturesque views over the pacific. staff were great and went out of way to help. this is the second time i have stayed in the hotel and it has been consistently good.

    5
    « Sweet little gem »

    My only regret is that after our 2 night stay, we had to head home and couldn't stay. Our room was lovely and with a fireplace that we used in the evenings. The beds and linens first class and comfortable. Breakfast was adequate with fresh fruit, breakfast sandwiches and bakery items. Coffee and tea available during the day. The interior courtyard ,heated pool and garden very nice. I walked on the beach in the morning and took photos of beautiful sunsets from the hotel deck. We really appreciated the parking garage. The hotel seems to be recently renovated and within walking distance of many shopping and dinning opportunities.

    5
    « sweet little gem »

    My only regret is that we weren't able to stay another night. The hotel is right across the street from the ocean. Nothing obstructs the beautiful view of the ocean sunsets from the hotel deck. Our room had a fireplace and was ever so comfortable. I swam in the heated pool and walked on the beach in the mornings. We walked to the shops close by and plan to return again.

    5
    « Get away with friends »

    For a weekend. The l8xation and Romney are exactly what we wanted. Small hotel but so cozy and perfect. The rooms are spacious with a private balcony to watch the sunset. There's a pool, jacuzzi, deck overlooking ocean n fireplace. Breakfast included

    4
    « Wonderful location!! »

    Easy walk to shops and restaurants! Very clean and quaint. Directly accross the street from the ocean with a beautiful view from the large breakfast/sitting room with outdoor deck on the 2nd floor. We had room 32 with a balcony and only a few doors from the dining area. Perfect! Will definitely stay here again.

    5
    « Great Hotel Great location »

    This hotel is super clean with a well groomed property. It is in an awesome location and has great staff. It had a nice breakfast with a great view. This property has great views and right across from the ocean. It's a beautiful hotel too! I will return to this property.

    5
    « Great experience »

    Finishing up 3 night stay here. Started out with a 1 night reservation, extended to 3. The room was large, very clean and you can't beat covered free parking. The property is older, but very nicely updated and warm feeling in style. It's directly across from beach. Loved the constant use of the beach by locals and tourists. Great family atmosphere there. Took long morning walks.. Wonderful outdoor patio area to hang out and watch the sunset. The community room was inviting and spotlessly clean. Breakfast was served fresh and the attendant was cheerful and welcoming. The desk staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful. The rooms do not face the beach, but a few steps to the outdoor patio or community room or to the crosswalk to the beach solves that. Great stay. Highly recommend.

    5
    « Loved Carlsbad »

    One of my favorite bw. Friendly, helpful staff, very nice rooms and the location is perfect.breakfast was good, room large and view of the ocean wonderful. Easy parking and good location for sightseeing.

    5
    « most memorable staff »

    This hotel had the most friendly staff I ever experienced. They actually had time to talk to us and made us feel like special guests. I wanted to give them a hug when I left. The room was very spacious and the beds were so comfortable, I felt like I was at home. Outside of the room was very quiet. We never had anyone knocking on the door trying to rush us out of the room to clean it. The beds were made every day and the room was always just as clean as the first day.

    5
    « Best Views »

    This is an older property, but very well maintained and updated so it never feels old...it fits the city of Carlsbad perfectly. The breakfast is pretty standard, but the fruit and baked items were fresh and coffee was good...we were happy. Staff was very friendly and welcoming. The sunset views from the hotel deck are perfect. Also a great place to relax and people-watch. We will definitely return to this property.

  • 3
    « Location is good »

    The location is good for beach access and walking to restaurants. This was the 2nd Best Western location we stayed at on our holiday. Again, we were very disappointed with the incredibly small bathroom. There is a roof top area where you can sit outside which is a good feature. Rooms with view are only partial ocean view. I thought I may have left something in the room, so stopped in a few days later to inquire. I was promised I would hear back whether they found it or not. I never did hear anything. The price was average, but we ended up finding a room at a very nice place down the road which was 100x nicer and was actually less expensive.

    5
    « OUR FAVORITE IN CARLSBAD!!!! »

    We stayed one night back in May of 2015 on our last stop of our 10 year wedding anniversary. This place is now our go-to with our sons. It is literally across the street from the beach with no obstructions in your view. This is perfectly located if your a cyclist. You can hop right on the bike route and head down the coast. The breakfast is so handy to just get something in you right quick or to grab that nice cup of hot tea. I'd have to say the best part about this place (besides the unbelievably gracious staff) is the overlook balcony sitting area. You can enjoy the sunset from this vantage point and its truly spectacular. It isn't the cheapest but I'd say its definitely reasonable for all the perks.

    5
    « Great place, great location »

    Convenient location to walking the beach and downtown. I really enjoyed my stay. Our room had a fireplace, which was nice during the January stay. There is a deck that is perfectly position to watch the sunset over the Pacific.

    5
    « Best for the price »

    We had a wonderful time staying at this hotel. Although every room does not have a beach view, there is an amazing lounge and deck on the second floor that has amazing beach views. We had some friends over and that is where we hung out, in front of the fire place and in the comfy sitting area. The location is perfect for night life, as it is located near Carlsbad Village. We walked to the bars and walked back to the hotel in a very short time, keeping it safe for the tipsy! Also, in the morning, we enjoyed a warm, tasty, breakfast. We are planning to stay here again soon.

    3
    « family vacation »

    The desk staff was older and more friendly than the young men a few years ago. Desk staff was willing to help with directions and just to visit as well. It is in a good location with easy access to walking to a restaurant or just taking in the sites.

    4
    « Great location!!! »

    The location was amazing! Couldn't get any better! The hotel was clean and updated. Only problem...it's loud. I could hear everyone walking around, shutting doors, and playing in the pool. Overall, I'd stay again!

    5
    « Gem Of a Hotel »

    Imagine being steps from the beach, able to park your car and walk to all the village shops and restaurants, and having such a quiet stay, you would never know there were other guests at this hotel! This hotel's staff goes above and beyond to make sure you have everything you need! We had an ocean facing suite, fireplace, full kitchen, all updated! Plenty of room, the latest in technology. Wonderful breakfast included with a view to die for! Great place to watch the sunrise and sunset!

    5
    « Right across the beach, great for families »

    We had a great visit. The breakfast was wonderful and watching the dolphins swim by was great for the children. Rooms were clean neat and beds soft. joan at the front desk was so nice. Lots of pillows.

    5
    « Awesome location »

    Stayed there with my family on a visit to carlsbad. Awesome location, awesome breakfast. Although didnt have a clear view of the ocean, room was very clean, staff very helpful. And you can walk to all the good restaurants. You can just cross the road and spend time on beach or read a book in the Guest lobby overseeing the surf. Good one. I liked it.

    5
    « Convenient! »

    This is a great hotel. Conveniently located, clean, and comfortable. You are across the street from the beach/walking, and a block from Carlsbad Village/shopping/eating! Great room, friendly people, and great location make this a must stay!

  • 5
    « excellent value »

    This Carlsbad secret is a great place to relax and be assured quality service. clean rooms, lots of pillows, lovely grounds and just across the street from the beach. Don't miss the breakfast served in a lovely room with comfy chairs, dining tables, a fireplace and a wonderful view of the ocean. The pool is clean and the hot tub area is lovely. You will not be neglected by anyone who works here. From the groundskeeper to the manager, everyone I dealt with gave me excellent service with a smile.

    4
    « Lovely Beach Getaway »

    My husband and I wanted to get away for a couple of days and chose to stay at the Best Western in Carlsbad. It was right on the beach and walking distance to the main part of town. The staff was friendly and helpful. We were lucky to be there on a Wed. afternoon so the farmer's market was in town. There are many restaurants to try and a great community theater that was wonderful. In the morning we walked along the beach and just enjoyed the view. The rooms are not glamorous, but they are clean and comfortable. You just can't beat the location. We had a great time

    5
    « The Best Best Western! »

    We try and stay BW's when travelling. We basically know what we will be getting and have never been disappointed. This little Gem was perfectly located with great views. We walked the beach every morning after a fabulous 'included' breakfast with amazing views. The room was huge, clean and cozy. The beds and showers are always super. We didn't chose the balcony, but we did not need it, We were in room #30 steps from a wonderful deck that We drank beer on and watched the sunset.... so Great!.... From 'Check in to Check out.... everything was perfect... looking forward to staying again and again!

    5
    « Beautiful beach hotel »

    This is a nice little hotel just outside of Carlsbad village. You can walk to Pizza port which is my favorite place to eat, have a Pizza and a beer. There are also nice little shops throughout the village to shop in.

    5
    « We will be back soon! »

    The location of the hotel along with the fantastic staff made this trip a joy. From the moment that we arrived late on Friday night to the midday check out on Tuesday the staff could not have done any more to make us feel welcomed. The room was of good size for two sisters traveling together and the guest lounge was a great way to start and end ones day. Prudence will put a smile on your face with just a simple "Hello!" I am home now sharing the GREAT experience that we had at this hotel (despite the difficult nature that brought us there) and can not wait to return in the summer.

    5
    « Five stars for a three star hotel. »

    Took a long weekend off from the Minnesota weather in SOCAL since that was the warmest and sunniest forecast in the contiguous US. We did not book any rooms in advance since we wanted to keep our options open. After one night in another Carlsbad hotel (love the town and the beach), we stopped in on Saturday afternoon and visited with Prudence the manager. She gave us a good rate for two nights and was very accommodating. Pluses: Chairs and towels for the beach, carport, breakfast included, a deck to lounge on, fireplace in the very comfortable room, cleanliness and location. We' definitely go back to this location.

    4
    « Comfortable lodging on the Pacific Ocean »

    An excellent location, right across from the Carlsbad Beach. Friendly staff and comfortable ambience. Our ocean-view room (#34) with two beds was clean as a whistle with cozy bedding, an easy chair, desk, microwave and fridge. A nice, wide balcony had ample room for two chairs and a view of the ocean. The public spaces are wonderful. A large deck with chaise lounges and tables to look out at the sunset on the ocean, next to a warm "lodge" type great room with a fireplace and comfy chairs, where breakfast is served. Friendly staff and reasonable price for the location. Ask for an ocean-view room on the south side of the building. The northside rooms only look over the courtyard and pool (these are cheaper if you're on a budget, and you can just go out to the deck for views, or right to the beach).

    5
    « So comfortable! »

    This hotel is right in the village of Carlsbad, across the street from a park at the beach, and withing walking distance of many cute shops and nice restaurants. (The train is also close by, but the various whistles are something I enjoy.) The hotel pool is in the shade, so no need for sunscreen! We loved the fresh sea air flowing in through our 3rd story balcony window. The Simmons Beautyrest bed in our room was very new and extremely comfortable, as were the pillows. Our room got plenty of light from the sun during the day, and at night the lighting, though bright enough to see by, was soft and flattering. In the shower/toilet room, there was an adjustable shower-head, and no fan needed because of the overhead window. Every staff person we met was in the right line of business. I felt like they really cared about the guests and enjoyed making us happy.

    5
    « great location and value »

    would stay here again for sure. you cannot beat the value or the beautiful location.So many great places to eat within walking distance and close to I-5 so east access to Legoland and Sea World. having the complimentary breakfast was a huge plus and free parking!

    5
    « Exceptional Customer Service and Amazing View »

    We had a five star experience at this hotel. From the moment we stepped into the hotel lobby to check in. Best Western has the most amazing employee named Prudence. The most exceptional service was given by her. I wish every establishment had employees like her. We were treated with warmth and professionalism. The location was perfect. My fiance and I has the best time. We were very sad to leave.

  • 5
    « best kept secret in Carlsbad »

    from the beautiful view of the ocean (which is about 50 steps away) to the luxurious bed pillows, this lodge is all about comfort. Add to that a very reasonable rate and you have a great bargain. The continental breakfast and all day coffee service is a big plus. Being able to cross one street and be at the beach and pay hillside prices is another. Stay here...you won't regret it

    5
    « I love BEACH View Lodge »

    I enjoyed everything. The fireplace in the well-appointed room was icing on the cake. The room was wonderful, the bedding divine. Coffee was excellent. Bath amenities were nice. Breakfast was substantial and delicious. The newspaper was a nice touch while enjoying the magnificent view of the ocean. Pancake maker is a great idea and delicious pancakes. I liked the covered parking and the location could not have been better. A quick walk to the main shopping area and restaurants. My kudos go out to Prudence who handled my front desk requests with kindness and care. I was able to completely leave behind my worries and cares. This was a real vacation.

    5
    « Charming hotel in a great location »

    This hotel is very clean and quiet, and its in a great location, across the street from a nice beach and walking distance to lots of cool shops and restaurants. We would definately stay here again. The staff are awesome.

    5
    « Refreshing Get Away »

    Great location in the really beautiful and peaceful town of Carlsbad. From the hotel you could walk to Central Carlsbad for numerous restaurants, and shops of all types. We ate at Las Olas and had terrific Mexican food taking advantage of great lunch specials for $7.50. The Carlsbad Outlets are also a short 10 minute drive away. There is also a great sidewalk running along the ocean side of the street that goes at least 2 miles to the south which was so enjoyable to walk along in the night and in the morning. The nicest thing though was the hotel itself. The rooms on the south side have balconies which are nice to sit out and enjoy fresh air, view of ocean, however is only a partial view. At the front of the hotel on the second floor they have a lovely deck which has a marvelous, unobstructed view of the ocean which is right across the street. Breakfast was most certainly a notch above the typical continental fare and the woman watching over it was very friendly and did a great job keeping things stocked. The manager Prudence was wonderful and was so helpful in accommodating my reservation changes twice! We will definitely return when we want to get away to a place of peace, quiet, with the ocean only steps away!

    5
    « wedding by the sea »

    Grand daughter picked this area for her wedding. the hotel made the whole trip worth it. all who stayed here where very happy....This wedding was for 150 guests. All who seen our location and rooms thought we had the best deal in town. Walking distance to all the shops and just across the street from the beach. The view was outstanding from our room offering the changes that sunset and sunrise can bring.

    5
    « business meets pleasure »

    stayed here a few nights on business, great hotel overlooking the sea and close to the village. all amenities i wanted were at hotel or close to hand and the train station to San Diego is 5 minutes walk away. Very comfortable hotel and the staff were excellent.

    5
    « Between San Diego and LA »

    This is a nice central location we used before our cruise that started in Long Beach. The hotel has nice large rooms. It is clean, quiet and across the street from the beach. On our stay it was too cold to use the hot tub or pool but they looked attractive. They have a nice patio overlooking the ocean. It is nice to have a reasonable breakfast on site. It was an easy day trip to San Diego and there are a number of attractions up and down the coast for longer stays. We always compare with Airbnb and this price was better when you take into account that there is breakfast and no cleaning charge.

    5
    « deck with a view »

    Stayed only 2 nights. Room was spacious with a gas fireplace. Looked like it was recently renovated. Had a nice little chair with ottoman and reading lamp that I greatly appreciated since hubby wanted to retire early and I wanted to read. The common deck at the front of the motel on the second floor was also a great place to relax and read, chat with other travelers, have a glass of wine while watching beautiful sunsets. The continental breakfast was adequate and enough to hold us through to lunch. Just across the street from the beach, it was easy to get up in the morning and walk for miles either on the beach itself or on two paved walkways. Very close to many restaurants and cute shops.

    5
    « Close to California beach »

    This is an older- but well maintained, hotel located just across the street from the public beach. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The view of the ocean,from the second floor deck, was pretty. The gas log fire places are a nice (romantic) touch. The free breakfast is enough to get the day started and there are restaurants within walking distance.

    5
    « Ideal »

    Location is perfect- right across the street from ocean and close walking to restaurants. Parking is a big plus for this location. Entire staff was very cordial. So nice to sit outside and have breakfast/coffee with such a nice view.

  • 5
    « Very short walk to the beach and very friendly and helpful staff. »

    Great view of beach at the breakfast area. Prudence helped me with accommodating my family as my son has some mobility and health issues. She went above and beyond and made us feel very cared for. The beach is an easy walk away and restaurants are close. Very glad that we stayed here for this quick trip!

    4
    « Perfect getaway spot »

    Nice hotel and service.Nice rooms and free breakfast on wonderful deck overlooking the ocean Also. Not to be missed sunset from the same deck. Hotel is just across from fab Bach and easy access to many great shops and restaurants.Too bad the pool was small and I shade most of the time

    4
    « Best Western »

    We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. They were friendly and welcoming. It was nice that it was so close to the beach and within walking distance of many restaurants. The pool could have been a little warmer, but otherwise it was nice.

    5
    « beach trip »

    This is the second time my family has stayed at Best Western Beach View Lodge. The first time we stayed in the suite because we were traveling with a small baby. This time we stayed in a regular room and they provided us a pack & play for our toddler. Each of our visits have been great and we really feel like we are taken care of at this hotel. The continental breakfast is really a nice assortment of items. We are already considering another trip soon and staying here.

    5
    « Location location location »

    My husband and I went for my 40th birthday was amazing hotel room was a lot nicer than what we thought when booking the staff was amazing and breakfast for free was really good lots of choices and you could walk everywhere can't wait to book our next trip back!!!!

    4
    « Very Nice But Not Wowed... »

    This was a nice stay. It had a nice balcony to overlook the beach right across the street however, it was a small balcony for only a few people.There were very nice friendly accommodating staff, but expected a little more for the cost.

    4
    « Perfect location for walking the area and enjoying the beach »

    We met here for a brief family reunion. It was as expected and clean and with nice common areas to visit. The staff, especially the breakfast helpers, were very friendly and accommodating. We enjoyed walking to meals in the area. Breakfast was very basic- pre-made pastries, drip coffee, packaged yogurt (pancake machine not working). Only negative comments- chlorine level in hot tub was too high, and multiple mess ups with our bills.

    5
    « Best place to stay in North County San Diego »

    This was my second stay at Best Western Plus Beach View in Carlsbad. I chose this location previously due to it's location. I was pleasantly surprised by the property itself. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Of course with hotels in a popular tourist area there are bound to be loud and obnoxious guests, but the staff is quick to address the problems once you inform them. The location could not be better. There are many restaurants, bars and shops within walking distance. The beds are extremely comfortable and the staff is very accommodating. I will be staying at the Beach View Lodge every time I am in the North County area.

    5
    « Carlsbad Visit »

    very nice and incredibly well cared for hotel with great view of the ocean from the deck. highly recommend Carlsbad and the Beach View. Location is outstanding and the beach, right across the street, is great! The room is no frills, but not a reason to not stay here!

    5
    « Excellent location »

    Perfect location in Carlsbad Village we walked everywhere the ocean is right across the street.. Free parking is a plus.. Amazing sunsets from the observation deck.. The rooms were clean and cozy free Wifi, mini fridge and microwave.. Very reasonably priced for everything you get. Will definitely stay here again when visiting our daughter.

  • 5
    « Great experience »

    Reasonable price with free parking, free wifi and free breakfast. Front desk staff was great. Not too busy so they let me check out late and use the lounge even after I checked out. Location is awesome. Beach is right across the street. There's an outdoor seating area where you can eat breakfast that looks out to the ocean. Only a few blocks to walk to the Carlsbad village area. My only complaint is the A/C didn't really keep the room cool enough especially the bathroom. But even with that, I'd definitely recommend this hotel and I'd stay here again!

 

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·Da: Interstate 5. Prendi l'uscita per Carlsbad Village Drive e prosegui in direzione ovest per 3 chilometri circa. Svolta a sinistra su Carlsbad Boulevard. Il BEST WESTERN PLUS Beach View Lodge è a 2 isolati a sud sulla sinistra, all'angolo tra Carlsbad Boulevard e Pine Avenue.