Hotel Overview

70 paces from the beach and recently refreshed with no hidden fees!

Located at Tamarack State Beach, our award-winning beachside lodge offers breathtaking ocean views, luxurious new rooms, and a remarkable location just steps from the nightlife and restaurants of historic Carlsbad Village.

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 breakfast, high-speed wireless Internet, parking, guest laundry facilities, heated pool, fitness center, and access to the panoramic ocean views featured on our breathtaking sundeck and within our cozy guest lounge.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Modified Breakfast Service & Selections (varies by hotel)

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted.
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions


  • 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

Nearby Cities

  • 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.


  • 35.00 mile(s) from San Diego International
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Los Angeles International
  • 7.00 mile(s) from McClellan-Palomar
  • .50 mile(s) from COASTER