Fun Carlsbad, CA Hotel – Best Western PLUS Beach View Lodge


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3180 Carlsbad Boulevard
Carlsbad, California 92008-2908
United States


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Hotel Overview

Located at Tamarack State Beach, our 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 continental 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.

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed
Very Good
Sleep Quality

Latest Reviews


Traveler Reviews

“Honest review”
By davehall1
on 09-Mar-18

Great location near beach and downtown area/restaurants. Dry breakfast adequate with cereal, muffins, microwave breakfast sandwiches. WiFi was bad . Pool , hot tub great and clean . Limited sun until...

“Everything you would expect from a cookie-cutter Best Western Plus”
By floogs
Toronto, Canada on 22-Feb-18

Clean modern, and well managed hotel steps to beach and in the quaint town of Carlsbad. Great beds, friendly staff, and acceptable dry continental breakfast. Full ocean views are in the common areas...

“Awesome value, service and location”
By lost_bobcat
San Diego, California on 12-Feb-18

My wife and I spent a lovely night in downtown Carlsbad Village and stayed at this nice hotel. Rooms were big, clean and nice balcony. We had a bit of a view which was nice. We were not able to...

“WOW!!! Great place and location!!”
By gary c
Carolina, Puerto Rico on 09-Feb-18

I stayed at the Best Western + in Carlsbad, California. This place was GREAT!!! Right on the ocean and beach!!! The whole place was so eclectic and great!!! I had great sleeps, great white...

“Wonderful stay! We stay at BW often and is one of my top 3 for sure! Thanks Dorothy for your smile to greet us every am!”
By 827rickyr
Salt Lake City, Utah on 02-Feb-18

Love this hotel! People are friendly and view is fabulous! Dorothy was a delight to greet us every morning and the staff was there for anything we needed! Pool was nice and very clean. It was truly a...


Hotel Amenities


  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Restaurant nearby or within 500 feet of the hotel.
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast Our continental breakfast features freshly baked local pastries, a variety of yogurts, cereal, fruit, hot breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, coffee, tea and juices.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool Heated
  • Free parking First-come, First-served
  • Photocopy services
  • Hot tub
  • 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.
  • Exter corridor
  • 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 and 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.
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • 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
  • Heated Pool and Whirlpool
  • Complimentary Pool and Beach Towels
  • On-site Guest Laundry
  • 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.
  • Continental breakfast featuring fresh pastries, yogurt, cereal, fruit, hot breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, coffee, tea and juices.

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:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
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  • 39-inch LED Television
  • Remote controlled A/C and Heat
  • Cable satellite television
  • Desk/Work Area in all rooms.
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Dataports
  • 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
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Desk/work area
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access
  • Voice mail
  • Air-conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Wake-up calls
  • Sofabed available, in king suites
  • Fireplace available
  • 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)
  • Luggage Rack
  • 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
  • Access ramps

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
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