Located at Tamarack State Beach, our award-winning beachside lodge offers breathtaking ocean views, luxurious new rooms and a remarkable location steps from the nightlife and restaurants of historic Carlsbad Village.
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Our highly walkable neighborhood includes four miles of sandy beaches, award winning dining, and boutique shopping. Major attractions such as LEGOLAND® and The Carlsbad Premium Outlets® are in close proximity and the best regional attractions, such as the San Diego Zoo®, Sea World® and The Safari Park, are easily accessible. The Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge is an ideal hub for a San Diego vacation.
Rooms include refrigerators, microwaves, 39-inch LED televisions, single serve coffee makers and much more. Select rooms feature ocean balconies with partial views to the West. Rates include full breakfast, free high-speed wireless Internet, parking, guest laundry facilities, heated pool and whirlpool, fitness center, and access to the panoramic ocean views featured on our breathtaking sundeck and within our cozy guest lounge.
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No pets allowed
Hotel location and the surrounding area
Our family has been coming here for the last 10 years. It is quiet and relaxing. We live that it is in walking distance of the village and the beach is just across the street. We have stayed at a few...
Mesa, Arizona on 05-Jan-2020
This hotel has a perfect location in Carlsbad. It is right across the street from the beach with unobstructed views from the second story outdoor deck, which has many rocking chairs and several...
Redlands, California on 04-Jan-2020
We stayed at this hotel for two nights. The place was clean, staff was friendly, the lounge with the breakfast was great, the breakfast offerings were great as well. The views from the 2nd floor...
Gilbert, Arizona on 02-Jan-2020
We had a blast. The hotel location is right across from the beach and a walking path. They have a big deck with chairs to watch the sunset. There is an enclosed room to gather with friends or...
Fort Bragg,California on 05-Dec-2019
I love staying at this place! The location is perfect. You can walk to everything. I really like the upstairs deck overlooking the ocean. The rocking chairs are great to lounge in while enjoying the...
Complimentary full breakfast Our full breakfast features freshly baked local pastries, a variety of yogurts, cereal, fruit, hot breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, coffee, tea and juices.
100% smoke-free hotel
Outdoor pool Heated
Free parking First-come, First-served
Exercise facility, open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Beautiful new gym with two treadmills, stationary bike, adjustable bench and three racks of dumbbells up to 50lbs. TV in the gym with individual TV's on the cardio machines. Workout towels provided.
Laundromat a self service, coin operated laundry is available. Quarters and boxes of laundry detergent and fabric softener are available at Guest Services.
Express check out
Free wireless Internet access available in public areas; free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; Free wireless Internet access available in all guest rooms
Business center, our lobby business center offers guests convenient 24/7 access to a computer operating Microsoft Windows, color printer, telephone and a secured Internet connection. Guest Services is available to assist with complimentary copy and fax services.
Computer modem hookups
Photocopy, nominal fee
Meeting facilities We offer a beautiful ocean view meeting space which comfortably accommodates up to 30 people. Great for small corporate events or intimate family gatherings. Call us today to learn more!
Scan, Print, Copy and Fax services available
Physically challenged facilities, on-site parking for physically challenged and accessible ADA Suites available. Limited access to the Sundeck, Guest Lounge and Breakfast.
Free parking for physically challenged available 24 hours.
Free parking on site First-come, First-served. Limited carport parking is available on a First-come, First-served basis, one car per reservation. Off-site parking may be available along Pine Avenue, just south of the hotel.
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Pacific View Sundeck available to guests
Guest Lounge with panoramic views and coffee/tea service available to guests
Brand New Fitness Center
Complimentary Beach Towels
Our lobby business center offers guests convenient 24/7 access to a computer operating Microsoft Windows, color printer, telephone and a secured Internet connection. Guest Services is available to assist with complimentary copy and fax services.
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
Accessible table in eating area
The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
Public restrooms accessible
Accessible business center
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Visual notification devices for door knocks
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
Visual fire alarms
Visual smoke alarms
39-inch LED Television
Remote controlled A/C and Heat
Cable satellite television
Desk/Work Area in all rooms.
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Balcony available, "Ocean Balcony" room types feature south facing balconies with partial ocean views to the west. Some king suites off west facing windows with partial ocean views. Fireplace and classic room types do not have balconies with ocean views
AM/FM radio stereo
Free wireless high-speed Internet access
Sofabed available, in king suites
Ocean view, some ocean view rooms feature South facing balconies with partial views to the West. Some king suites offer West facing windows with partial ocean views. Fireplace and classic room types do not have balconies with ocean views.
Complimentary in room toiletries, (shampoo, conditioner, lotion, shower cap, bath and facial bar)
Rollaway available, nominal fee
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 2
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
Bathtub seat available
Rails in bathroom available
Wheelchair accessible available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
Extra wide doors in bathrooms
Lowered vanity areas
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
0.10 mile(s) from Historic Carlsbad Village, featuring over 30 restaurants, an array of boutique shops, pristine beach access and an overall Walk Score of 80 (very walkable), our location within the heart of vibrant Carlsbad Village is truly remarkable.
0.10 mile(s) from Carlsbad State Beach, a mere 72 paces from our hotel & home to both Frazee Park and The Carlsbad Seawall, a paved 4-mile walking path along the coastline.
3.00 mile(s) from Carlsbad Premium Outlets, offering discounted prices at over 90 premium outlet stores including: Banana Republic, Barneys New York, Cole Haan, Crate & Barrel, Michael Kors and much more. Additionally, the Carlsbad Premium Outlets offer close proximity to popular restaurants such as P.F. Chang's, Bellefluer, King's Fish House and BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse.
6.00 mile(s) from Legoland®, a true adventure theme park for children & adults alike. Legoland® features a water park, aquarium and over 60 exciting rides for the whole family to enjoy.
26.00 mile(s) from Safari Wild Park, The San Diego Zoo® Safari Park, known as the San Diego Wild Animal Park until 2010, is an 1,800 acre zoo in the San Pasqual Valley area of San Diego, California, near Escondido. It is one of the largest tourist attractions in San Diego County. The park houses a large array of wild and endangered animals including species from the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America and Australia. The park is in a semi-arid environment, and one of its most notable features is the Africa Tram which explores the expansive African exhibits.
32.00 mile(s) from Qualcomm Stadium, home of the San Diego Chargers, San Diego State Aztecs, the Holiday Bowl and Poinsettia Bowl. The stadium offers a seating capacity of 70,561 and is located in the heart of Mission Valley and just minutes from Downtown.
34.00 mile(s) from San Diego Zoo®, The San Diego Zoo® is a zoo in Balboa Park, San Diego, California housing over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies. San Diego Zoo® pioneered the concept of open-air, cageless exhibits that re-create natural animal habitats. It is one of the few zoos in the world that houses the giant panda. In 2013 the zoo added a new Koalafornia Adventure, providing an Australian experience.
36.00 mile(s) from Petco Park, is spectacular in every way, combining the best sight lines in baseball with breathtaking views of San Diego. Architecturally magnificent, it celebrates the sea, the sky, the natural beauty, cultural diversity and unique spirit of our region. Innovative design features evoke the timeless traditions of baseball in an intimate setting, with state-of-the-art fan amenities to suit every taste and budget.
0.10 mile(s) from Norte Mexican, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
0.10 mile(s) from Board & Brew, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
0.20 mile(s) from The Compass, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
0.30 mile(s) from Pizza Port, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Carlsbad Village
0.20 mile(s) from Coyote Bar & Grill, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
0.30 mile(s) from Paon Restaruant and Wine, full service, American, open for: dinner
5.50 mile(s) from MiraCosta College
14.00 mile(s) from Palomar Community College
15.00 mile(s) from Cal State San Marcos, California State University - San Marcos
20.00 mile(s) from University of California, University of California - San Diego
22.00 mile(s) from University of San Diego
22.00 mile(s) from UCSD, University of California San Diego
35.00 mile(s) from SDSU, San Diego State University
35.00 mile(s) from San Diego City College
1.00 mile(s) from Oceanside, San Diego’s North Shore, Oceanside is a classic California beach community with its warm sandy beaches, historic wooden pier and Cape Cod-style harbor village.
10.00 mile(s) from Encinitas, a coastal beach community with local attractions such as Moonlight Beach, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage and Meditation Gardens, San Diego Botanic Garden and Swami's Beach.
14.00 mile(s) from Solana Beach, a charming seaside community that is popular for its vibrant Cedros Design District, "Belly Up" Concert Venue and various local hotspots for dining.
16.00 mile(s) from Del Mar, an affluent beach city famous for its Race Track, Dog Friendly Beach and high-end dining.
27.00 mile(s) from La Jolla, an affluent beachside community and popular tourist destination. Local attractions include Mount Soledad, La Jolla Cove, Prospect Street, La Jolla Shores and Torrey Pines Golf Course.
35.00 mile(s) from San Diego, a large coastal city famous for its climate and laid-back culture. Popular attractions include the USS Midway, San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Balboa Park, Gaslamp Quarter and countless more.
25.00 mile(s) from Orange County, envelops you in the ultimate Southern California lifestyle. Casual sophistication, pristine beaches, legendary theme parks and endless options for fun in the sun or cultural exploration.
0.10 mile(s) from Carlsbad State Park, 1 block from Carlsbad State Beach, a mere 72 paces from our hotel & home to both Frazee Park and The Carlsbad Seawall, a paved 4-mile walking path along the coastline.