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751 Macadamia Drive
Carlsbad, California 92011-3205
United States


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Hotel Overview

The Best Western Carlsbad by the Sea hotel near LEGOLAND offers a great location off I-5 just 35 miles north of San Diego. Enjoy easy access to Camp Pendleton, Carlsbad Beach, Carlsbad Village, and Del Mar Fairgrounds & Racetrack. Our convenient location is also near local corporate headquarters such as Callaway Golf Company, ViaSat, TaylorMade, Adidas Golf and No Fear apparel. The Carlsbad Premium Outlets is just one mile away.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not allowed


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast
  • Exercise facility, 24 hours, free
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Exterior corridors
  • Multilingual staff, English, Filipino, Spanish, Romanian
  • Guest laundry
  • Laundromat
  • Late check-out
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, 24 hours, free
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Audio/visual equipment and services
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Meeting facilities
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking for the physically challenged, 24 hours, free
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking, 24 hours
  • Outdoor parking, 24 hours, free
  • Truck/RV parking, 24 hours, free
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

Accessible Exterior Routes, Building Entrances and Public Spaces

  • Sidewalks and walkways
  • Entrance doors that accommodate a wheelchair
  • Lobby check-in counter
  • Breakfast and food counter
  • Public restrooms
  • Exercise facility
  • Swimming pool
  • Whirlpool/spa

Accessible Public/Common Use Restrooms

  • Accessible public restroom, with adequate entry and interior space
  • Accessible toilet stall
  • Accessible toilet seat
  • Accessible horizontal grab bar by the toilet
  • Accessible sink, including accessible height, knee space and levers

Accessible Public Space Food Service Areas

  • Accessible tables and counters
  • Accessible routes to accessible tables and counters
  • Accessible for reach food, drink, condiments and tableware

Accessible Rooms: Bathrooms

  • Bathroom doors allow at least 32" of clear passage width and accessible approach clearance
  • Accessible bathroom door hardware and faucet controls
  • Clear floor space in accessible guestroom bathroom such that wheelchairs can turn
  • Accessible toilet (height of 17” to 19” above floor) and accessible grab bars
  • Accessible wash basin no more than 34" high with at least 29" high clearance under the front edge with accessible knee clearance. Plumbing is insulated and/or installed to avoid contact.
  • Accessible bathroom towel racks and lowered vanity mirror

Accessible Rooms: Roll-in shower

  • Securely fastened folding seat at 17"to 19" above the floor
  • Horizontal grab bar on the wall alongside the shower seat
  • Horizontal grab bar on the wall opposite the seat
  • Roll-in shower is free of doors that would impede wheelchair transfer onto the seat
  • Roll-in shower is free of curbs or lips at the shower entrance
  • Water controls are positioned on the wall such that they are operable from the shower seat or wheelchair
  • Roll-in shower has an adjustable height shower wand with at least a 60" long hose

Additional Accessibility Information

  • The hotel can be contacted directly by customers regarding additional information relating to its accessibility features at the following telephone number: (760) 438-4825
More Amenities


  • Cable or satellite television, CNN® or other 24 hour news station
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Speaker phone
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls
  • Easy chair available
  • Sofabed available
  • Cribs, available
  • Pool view, some rooms
  • Rollaway beds, available

Accessible Parking and Loading Zones

  • Marked accessible parking spaces, to include accessible van spaces for lift-equipped vehicles
  • Covered passenger pickup/drop-off area

Accessible Interior Routes

  • Hallways and corridors to all facilities and guest amenities
  • Doors to all interior routes
  • There are no protruding objects in interior hallways, stairways or other pedestrian routes that impede individuals with disabilities
  • Passenger elevator with accessible buttons and Braille characters
  • Passenger elevator equipped with audible tones/bells or verbal annunciators that designate the passage of floors and designate the direction of the elevator called - one tone for "up" and two tones for "down”
  • Passenger elevator equipped with TTY system
  • Public telephones
  • “House” telephones

Interior Signs and Warning Features

  • Signs are properly mounted throughout the facility on correct walls with Braille and raised letters
  • Audible and visual fire alarm system located in public spaces and accessible guest rooms

Accessible Guestrooms

  • Entry doors to accessible guestrooms and other interior allow at least 32" of clear passage width that provide at least 18" of clear floor space on the latch side
  • Accessible door hardware
  • Security latch or bolt on the hall door mounted no higher than 48" above the floor
  • Space at the foot of each bed that is at least 36" wide
  • Guestrooms with one bed include at least a 36" wide route on each side
  • Guestrooms with two beds next to one another include a minimum of 36" between the two beds
  • Accessible drapery wands and controls on fixed lamps and HVAC units
  • Accessible desk height and clearance
  • Accessible clothes closets

Accessible Rooms: Bathtubs

  • Transfer tub seat available
  • Adjustable height hand-held shower wand with at least a 60" long hose
  • Horizontal grab bar at the foot of the tub (by the controls) that is at least 24" long
  • Horizontal grab bar at the head of the tub that is at least 12" long

Accessible hearing-impaired guest rooms that include the following:

  • Television closed captioning
  • TTY capabilities
  • TDD telephone
  • Visual fire alarm system
  • Visual smoke alarm device
  • Visual notification device for door knocks and telephone calls
More Amenities
More Amenities

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 1.5 mile(s) from Viasat
  • 3.0 mile(s) from Thermo fisher
  • 3.0 mile(s) from GIA
  • 3.0 mile(s) from Carlsbad Unified School District
  • 1.0 mile(s) from Toyota Carlsbad
  • 3.5 mile(s) from Nortek Security
  • 4.0 mile(s) from HM Electronics
  • 3.5 mile(s) from OptumRX
  • 3.0 mile(s) from City of Carlsbad
  • 3.0 mile(s) from Callaway Golf
  • 3.5 mile(s) from Titleist
  • 4 mile(s) from Ionis Pharmaceuticals
  • 4.0 mile(s) from Breg Life Sciences


  • 2 mile(s) from LEGOLAND
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Carlsbad State Beach
  • 1 mile(s) from Carlsbad Flower Field
  • 40 mile(s) from Petco Park, Home of the San Diego Padres
  • 1 mile(s) from Carlsbad Premiums Outlets®, several discount stores including Coach and Michael Kors


  • 1 mile(s) from Miguels, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1 mile(s) from In-n-Out Burger, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • .5 mile(s) from Subway, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • .5 mile(s) from El Pollo Loco, Fast Food, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • .5 mile(s) from Sushi Kuchi, Full Service, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2 block(s) from Benihana, Full Service, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner


  • 5 mile(s) from Army/Navy Academy
  • 7 mile(s) from Mira Costa College
  • 5 mile(s) from Camp Pendleton, Marine Base
  • 45 mile(s) from San Diego State University
  • 11 mile(s) from San Marcos University

Nearby Cities

  • 5 mile(s) from Oceanside
  • 4 mile(s) from Encinitas
  • 12 mile(s) from Del Mar
  • 25 mile(s) from Irvine
  • 35 mile(s) from San Diego


  • 2 mile(s) from LEGOLAND
  • 25 mile(s) from San Diego Wild Animal Park
  • 35 mile(s) from San Diego Zoo
  • 25 mile(s) from SeaWorld San Diego


  • 1.0 mile(s) from Carlsbad Outlets
  • 4.5 mile(s) from Shops at Carlsbad
  • 4.0 mile(s) from Target
  • 4 mile(s) from Walmart
  • 5.0 mile(s) from REI
  • 4.0 mile(s) from Dicks Sporting Goods
  • 2.0 mile(s) from Costco
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Ralphs Grocery
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Rite Aide Pharmacy


  • 40 mile(s) from San Diego International Airport
  • 30 mile(s) from John Wayne Airport
  • 1 mile(s) from Pointsettia Station
  • 4 mile(s) from Carlsbad Village Station