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Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Just a little two night getaway. Valets were on point. Matt at the front desk was very welcoming and accommodating. He upgraded us to an ocean view room before we even asked! Room was clean and spacious..large bathroom, huge shower! Had dinner at the on site restaurant, Chandlers. Food was ok, but the bartender, Garrett was so awesome that the...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We didn't want to stay at Legoland. This was a beautiful hotel with a very nice beach away from the Lego chaos, but a short drive in. Breakfast was very good. View from our balcony was lovely. We had some wine and snacks delivered to our room by accident, hotel staff came to get the card and must have replaced...

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

Dear WaimeaLuv2Travel, We're so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed the property and had fun at Legoland! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback- Our team was encouraged to hear that you felt they were courteous. We look forward to serving you on your next visit to Carlsbad! Sincerely, Thomas Lee, General Manager

Diamond Bar, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is excellent, walking distance to the beach with abundant of rooms facing the ocean. I spent two nights here for a race and this was the official hotel. Upon checkin, I was happy to experience a clean, modern, and quiet reception area. I do not belong to a Hilton reward program, I did not make request when I...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a few days over the Christmas holidays. As a couple in our thirties, it felt like a quiet, sleepy spot best suited for an older crowd (we were there to be with family), but we enjoyed our stay. The property had a big pool, with plenty of outdoor places to lounge around, and a nice location right...

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Mountain View, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my third time staying at this hotel for the Carlsbad Marathon. The location is very convenient: easy drive to and from the race, with an option to take the free shuttles provided by the hotel. The rooms are very quiet, an essential feature for a good night sleep pre-race, and they are equipped with a microwave and a...

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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed overnight and as we only slept and had a bar snack and breakfast it was grossly over priced! Poor restaurant facilities as only one place to eat - very basic with TV showing sport. Waitress at breakfast asked us 8 times if we were OK!!!! We would have been if she had left us alone to enjoy our...

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Clovis
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This resort has the relaxing atmosphere you expect from Hilton resorts it is about 5 minutes to Carlsbad. Allowing relaxation without city distraction but close enough for easy access to shops downtown. Staff was outstanding again very friendly, professional, polite and worked very hard to make the stay enjoyable. Dining in or room service menu and food great, I personally...

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Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a beautiful wedding on site. We had good service, slight hiccup at check in if you are coming separate to one reservation but that was only one person out of many excellent staff. The hotel is beautiful, the price was fair once it came down after we had booked. We were treated top notch.

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Broomfield, Colorado
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights this week while on a business trip. Nice hotel, I liked the option to check in online and open your room with my cell phone. Location is great, the beach is just across the street, looked beautiful. Rooms are nice and I slept well. Couldn't hear any noise from other rooms. Pool area...

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Granada Hills
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience!! Room and overall Hotel was very clean. Loved the kid friendly pool area. Centrally located to food places, stores and local attractions. This was close to our trip to Legoland, so it worked out perfect for us. Would definitely return.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 (Formerly Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa)
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: RM883 - RM1,560 (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
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad
#8 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
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“Some rooms have completely no view at all. Make sure you ask if view is important to you.”
 of 5 bubbles AJLui101, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an Ocean view room.”
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“Ocean View”
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“Select an ocean view if possible!”
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“West facing rooms have a great view of the ocean and sunsets.”
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