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Carlsbad, CA, United States
21 Oct — 22 Oct2
Carlsbad, CA, United States
Thu 21/10
Fri 22/10

Good to know

Low season

FebruaryCheapest month to stay with an average 17% drop in price.

High season

JulyMost expensive month to stay with an average 21% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

£183Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

£202Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

Best Carlsbad hotels

Most recommended Carlsbad hotels

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LEGOLAND California Resort And Castle Hotel - Carlsbad - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Lakehouse Hotel and Resort - Carlsbad - Bedroom
Lakehouse Hotel and Resort
8.5 Excellent
£207+
£207+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel - Carlsbad - Patio
Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel - Carlsbad - Patio
£160+
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa - Carlsbad - Lounge
Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa - Carlsbad - Lounge
£254+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Holiday Inn Carlsbad - San Diego - Carlsbad - Living room
Holiday Inn Carlsbad - San Diego - Carlsbad - Living room
£135+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort - Carlsbad - Pool
Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort - Carlsbad - Pool
Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort
8.3 Excellent
£252+
£252+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
West Inn & Suites - Carlsbad - Front desk
West Inn & Suites - Carlsbad - Front desk
West Inn & Suites
8.8 Excellent
£157+
£157+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Grand Pacific Palisades - Carlsbad - Lounge
Grand Pacific Palisades - Carlsbad - Lounge
Grand Pacific Palisades
8.5 Excellent
£251+
£251+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Motel 6 Carlsbad East, CA - Carlsbad - Bedroom
Motel 6 Carlsbad East, CA - Carlsbad - Bedroom
£70+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Hilton Grand Vacations at MarBrisa - Carlsbad
Hilton Grand Vacations at MarBrisa - Carlsbad
£210+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Hyland Inn Near Legoland - Carlsbad
Hyland Inn Near Legoland - Carlsbad
£79+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Ocean Palms Beach Resort - Carlsbad - Lounge
Ocean Palms Beach Resort - Carlsbad - Lounge
Ocean Palms Beach Resort
8.9 Excellent
£226+
£226+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Motel 6 Carlsbad Beach - Carlsbad - Building
Motel 6 Carlsbad Beach - Carlsbad - Building
£69+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning

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When to book cheap hotels in Carlsbad?

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Top tips for finding perfect Carlsbad hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Carlsbad, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Carlsbad in February and March.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Carlsbad if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 38 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Carlsbad accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Carlsbad found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £99, while the most expensive was £385.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Carlsbad for 2 days.
  • If you’re hoping to spend most of your Carlsbad vacation near the ocean, choose a hotel next to South Carlsbad State Beach, which is known for being a great spot for picnics, swimming, fishing, and surfing. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is only a 10-minute walk away, with an outdoor pool and a fitness center.
  • If you enjoy flowers and gardening, book a hotel near The Flower Fields, which is a large garden where visitors can see many vibrant plants and purchase flowers to take home. The Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel is one option close by, offering a swimming pool, fitness center and restaurant onsite.
  • Because it’s easy to explore Carlsbad by car, try to book a hotel that offers free parking. Your options include Homewood Suites by Hilton Carlsbad-North San Diego County and the Extended Stay America-San Diego-Carlsbad Village by the Sea, with a swimming pool for guests.
  • Hoping to do some scenic hiking while in Carlsbad? Book a hotel near the Batiquitos Lagoon, such as the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort within 10 minutes’ drive from the lagoon. The Batiquitos Lagoon is a protected wetland that has a visitor’s center and a variety of walking and hiking trails.
  • For travelers who would like to see the historical side of Carlsbad, consider booking a hotel near the Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, a historical house on a scenic property. The Holiday Inn at the Carlsbad and San Diego location is only a five-minute drive to the park, and just two miles from the local airport.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Carlsbad

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Carlsbad. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • KAYAK users like staying at Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel, Grand Pacific Palisades and Omni La Costa Resort & Spa when looking for a hotel in close proximity to Legoland California.

  • The Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel is only a three-minute walk from Carlsbad Ranch and is less than two miles from the Legoland amusement park. The Motel 6 is a budget choice that is a five-minute walk from Carlsbad Ranch, located just off the San Diego Freeway.

  • The Staybridge Suites at the Carlsbad and San Diego location is only a four-minute drive to the Alga Norte Community Park and is six miles from Carlsbad Beach. The Hampton Inn at the North San Diego location is a five-minute drive to the park and only a two-minute drive to the local airport.

  • The Omni La Costa Resort & Spa is a Spanish-themed resort that is six miles from Moonlight Beach, with a standard on-site spa. The Cape Rey Resort is located directly on Carlsbad Beach and also has a spa for guests. The Sheraton Resort & Spa is only a mile away from Legoland and has an outdoor pool and spa.

  • The Tamarack Beach Resort and Hotel is a short four-minute walk from the beach and offers rooms that provide views of the ocean. The Beach Terrace Inn is a casual choice that is located right next door and also has rooms with views of the ocean.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Carlsbad districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Carlsbad city centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Carlsbad?

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