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Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach

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GreenLeaders Silver level
Our hotel is located across the street from Carlsbad State Beach. Featuring ocean views, full service restaurant & bar, spacious guestrooms, heated pool and spa, fitness center, business center, and much more! All guestrooms are equipped with refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, complimentary wireless high speed internet, two dual-line phones, and Television with on demand movies. Rooms feature Serta Perfect Sleeper Beds, 32' HDTV and Herman Miller chairs. 2 electric vehicle charging stations with dedicated parking.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
75Somewhat walkable
Grade: 75 out of 100
36Restaurantswithin 1 km
5Attractionswithin 1 km
100Room tips
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Wasn't exactly sure where this hotel was when I booked it. Turns out it is right across the street from the beach (as in ocean). Very clean, friendly environment. Service was great, and able to get an upgrade with an ocean view. Would stay here again.
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Hotel's Favourite
I travel to Carlsbad on business every December and I always stay at this hotel. I have done for six or seven years. The staff are super friendly (the breakfast lady and the guy who makes the omelets are especially wonderful - and have both been working there for longer than
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Response from Danielle L, Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach
Responded 4 Jan 2019
Hello Julians696, Thank you for your review. We are very thankful for your loyalty and that you remember our team members. We appreciate your kind words and that you find our team the friendliest. We hope to see you again next year but we are hoping work will bring you out sooner. Thank you again for your loyalty and we truly hope to have you as our guest again. Warmest Regards, Danielle - Rooms Division Manger
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Don't make assumptions with the brand. With the Hilton Honors program, my fiancé and I book almost all of our reservations with Hilton. Mostly because the hotels are nice, beds are comfortable and breakfast is included. You pay a little more, but its usually worth it. My
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Review collected in partnership with Hilton Garden Inn
I also checked in from my phone earlier in the day. I forgot my toothbrush, I just notified the front desk and they gave me one. My daughter’s birthday was on a Sunday so we got up early to eat breakfast before going to the park. We ate in the hotel. Our server Julia was
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Breakfast is expense, parking fee ridiculous for parking at your own hotel. Elevator broke down for a whole day. Water pressure was seriously low. I have stayed at other Hilton’s and so far this one is now on the bottom of my list.
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I don't think so- call!
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If youre flying into McClellan-Palomar Airport, a cab would be fine since its so close. Otherwise, you'll need a car or Uber to get from the main SD airport to this hotel - it's not close.
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nope, no shuttles. But a cab, or Uber, would work - it's about 10-15 mins away
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Not when we were there, but call to inquire in case things have changed. we were there Spring 2017
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parking free
No fee parking.
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"Ask for ocean view"
"Try to get a room on the second floor with an ocean view."
"Any room overlooking the patio/pool area will give you some type of ocean view"
"Get a room towards the front of the hotel"
"We were on the 3rd floor, the top floor."
US$149 - US$328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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