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Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great location by the beach, restaurants and bars. Clean, bright rooms. Friendly and helpful staff. Roof top patio with firepit. However, the rooms were old. And yes, I knew that going there, but I just wanted to mention it for others. Even though the rooms were old, it was still a nice stay. It will be much better after renovations!

1Thank Linda F
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We've came here to spend a night, but decided to stay for two. It's amazing place, very cozy and comfy. The beach is so close, we even get an ocean view number. On the top of the building there is a nice. Fire place to spend cold evenings. Decently check this place out.

Thank Alexey A
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Clean hotel with friendly,helpful staff,close to all amenities and 200 yards to the beach via the camper park and the railway crossing, Free parking and wi-fi. Great view from the upper deck which has a spa pool and fire pit lit in the evening.

Thank scott a
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Ill make this short and sweet as this place is not worth my time. Heard this place was cool with its themed rooms and location by the ocean. this is a small inn with maybe 15 rooms that are all themed in some fashion. i was in the Mediterranean room # 105 in the back that looked out over the...

1Thank vegas-vetran
Sedona, Arizona
Reviewed 28 September 2016

check in was easy. the southwest room has windows facing the ocean. this is a handmade boutique hotel with a fantastic roof garden to watch the sunset. yes, we heard the train go by with the loud whistles . across the street is the zumbar coffee shop with great coffee in the morning. easy to walk across the street and...

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Very quirky and extremely friendly. Rooms are individually named (we stayed in the Mediterranean). It has a roof top terrace where you can relax and enjoy the sunshine, or chill out in the hot tub. A firepit is lit after sun down. The terrace is a fantastic view point to watch the sun go down, but don't blink, its gone...

Thank Su R
Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Lodge has great location overlooking the ocean. Each room theme is unique, some decorated better than others. We had the Hawaiian room which was nice for us considering we were going to a Jimmy Buffett concert. Some seemed a little gaudy. Rooftop jacuzzi and fire pit were nice. Good view for morning coffee and/or nice setting for roasting marshmallows (supplied...

Thank BJWendy
Murrieta, California
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Super location! Rooms are clean and roomy, not fancy but perfect for a little beach town. 2 block off the water, roof top with plenty of seating, spa & fire pit! Ocean view for miles!!! Great breakfast burritos around the corner, eating breakfast and drinking coffee on the roof is addicting. Only 17 rooms here, feels like you are staying...

Thank waterskimama
Pasadena, California
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This was my first visit to Cardiff and it was an extremely pleasant stay. Cardiff By the Sea Lodge is not a fancy glitzy place, it is a cozy charming cottage with an incredible view, easy access to the beach, and a very friendly staff. Every room has a name and a personality. I stayed in the Captain's quarters which...

Thank MGam9
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Nice room,clean and quite.Great roof top area with awesome views and hot tub. Location was good for convenient dining and beach access. Good experience overall.I hope to come back and try one of the sweetheart rooms.

Thank Jennifer D

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A block from the beach in a laid back beach community, fire pit & Jacuzzi in roof garden lounge, breakfast included, all rooms unique decor, many restaurants nearby ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

Address: 142 Chesterfield Dr, Cardiff, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1922
Region: United States > California > Encinitas > Cardiff-by-the-Sea
Price Range: €131 - €263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cardiff by the Sea Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Ask for an ocean view room, it's worth it!”
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“The Victorian Room is cozy and quaint for a single or a couple.”
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