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Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

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#11 of 36 Hotels in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$272*
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

We arrived at noon and were early for the room. We figured the room wouldn't be ready but hoped it wouldn't take to long. Were were also told we would have a balcony and they would call us as soon as it was ready. Four hours later the room still was not ready. My wife finally had to start getting...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Way over priced for what you get!!! And I had a discounted rate! Other than a overpriced spa, there really and truly is no amenities. You get charged a 10$ a day RESORT fee and yet there really is no way I'd call it a resort. Hotel maybe resort no. Resorts have activities and things to do while you there!...

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CapeRey_Carlsbad, General Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear puddie24, We appreciate you taking the time to review our resort. However, we are sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with your stay. It is our hope that every guest finds value in our beach front location and with our on-site amenities. Our resort fee does include a complimentary shuttle within a 10-mile radius and many guests...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

The staff made the stay tolerable. Front desk guy Matt was accommodating and made up for very late check in ( past 4) with some perks. We had 3 adults in a $550 suite. Way overpriced to say the least. The room was lovely with a nice view, though over a very busy highway that was noisy day and night....

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CapeRey_Carlsbad, General Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear Skidog88, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with valuable feedback on your stay. We hope that every guest has a great experience, as we strive to provide the best customer service in all areas of our resort. We are glad that we were able to comp some items for you but that does not excuse the...

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great location though there is a very busy highway directly in front of hotel. Motor cycles and cars all day and night. Way over priced. Dinner took 1 1/2 hours wait. Pool too cold. Hot tub dirty with some slimy film on it- we did not go in and it seemed empty the entire stay for good reason. Staff were...

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CapeRey_Carlsbad, General Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear X2654MVcarolem, Thank you for staying at Cape Rey and sharing your feedback with us. We are glad that you enjoyed our location and felt our staff was very nice. However, we do apologize that your dinner service was longer than expected. We are currently addressing this issue and hope that you will return to Cape Rey for an improved...

Kapolei, Hawaii, Usa
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fantastic hotel that feels more like a boutique hotel throughout....excellent food and beverage...great service and wonderful location. I appreciated the pool service and the atmosphere was really excellent. My kids feel at home at the resort.

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CapeRey_Carlsbad, General Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jean-calude D, Thank you for the fantastic review of our hotel, service and culinary expertise. Our team strives to provide excellence in every aspect of our resort and we are pleased to hear you and your family enjoyed your stay at Cape Rey. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Thomas Lee

Silicon Valley, CA
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I had a lovely two night weekend stay here for a nearby beach wedding. The hotel lobby, restaurant, grounds were very posh (much nicer than a Holiday Inn, unlike what some other reviewer commented). However, you will have to pay for a resort fee and parking. The restaurant is a bit overpriced but has a killer view if you sit...

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CapeRey_Carlsbad, General Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear Liz C, We truly appreciate you taking the time to review our resort and are glad that you enjoyed your stay and our ocean views. However, we would like to apologize that your great experience did not carry through after your stay. We will be communicating these issues to our front desk and accounting teams to ensure that we...

Murfreesboro, United States
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband and I recently attended a conference in Carlsbad and stayed at Cape Rey Resort. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. Our room was clean and comfortable. We very much enjoyed relaxing evenings poolside watching the sun set and listening to live music. I would highly recommend this hotel to others considering staying here.

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CapeRey_Carlsbad, General Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear Beth S, Thank you for taking the time to share your about your relaxing stay at Cape Rey. We are pleased to hear you found our staff to be friendly, and our accommodations to be clean and comfortable. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

California
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stayed at the Cape Ray for two nights in October 2016 as a wedding guest. Great service, views, pool and access to state beach across the street. The $20 daily resort fee and $20 daily parking was a bit of a racket but but otherwise very please with the property and staff. At one point the bar manager invited us...

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The room and grounds were very nice. The location for beach is ok, but fence around beach park prevents quick walks. Access at about 1 mile from hotel. The resort fee is a waste and even self parking is $19/. With really no local options. The Hampton inn just down the road seems a better bet.

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stayed with a friend for 2 nights, wanted to try a new place in Carlsbad, nice place, clean and convenient to major highways. Beach is accessible across the street. Pool nice if you swim, there were kids in the spa pool, and noticed it was closed down the next day. Parents not attending to kids, and kids should not be...

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  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Nestled along the sunny Pacific Coast in Northern San Diego and only 150 steps to the surf, Cape Rey is the adventurous choice for the California traveler who seeks something different and unique. With spectacular views of picturesque South Carlsbad beaches, the resort sits atop the crest of a series of gently rolling berms - a crest we like to call the Cape! At the Cape you are just minutes from LEGOLAND(R)California and the historic Del Mar Race Track, or a short coastal drive to SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo or Safari Park, famous regional wineries, and award-winning craft breweries. For the adventurous types we outfit you for local deep-sea fishing, sailboat cruises, horseback riding, paddle boarding, snorkeling, surfing lessons, and kayak explorations. Foodies enjoy dining on-property at Chandler's, where you'll find familiar favorites prepared with a twist. For connecting rejuvenation with mind, body and soul, we offer one of the top 5 Hotel Spas in the U.S. By Travel & Escape, the Ocean Crest Spa. And with an array of excursion locales and onsite amenities, there's always something to do, see or eat at the Cape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

Address: 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4620 (Formerly Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa)
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: €208 - €385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 215
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#2 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
#3 Spa Hotel in Carlsbad
#5 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad
#8 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
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“ocean view room, 3rd floor ideal”
ChiliD9, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“2063 had the pulsing sound from closet area, 2089 had the broken fixtures, and ADA room (can't remember number) had the bad odor.”
J0ySum, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Second floor pool/ocean view is nice.”
tatiaj_13, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room facing the pool or ocean on the 3rd floor”
ondreyl, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I love the pool view rooms because of the view but I don't know about the rest of the rooms it is a quiet place any ways.”
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