Carlsbad hotels

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Low season

January

High season

August

Average price (weeknight)

€216

Average price (weekend night)

€231
Cheapest month to stay with an average 11% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 126% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

Best Carlsbad hotels

Most recommended Carlsbad hotels

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Motel 6 Carlsbad Beach - Carlsbad - Lobby
€55+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort - Carlsbad - Building
Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort
8 Very Good
€183+
€183+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Lakehouse Hotel and Resort
8.2 Very Good
€155+
€155+
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning
Scandia Motel
6.4 Okay
€61+
€61+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Air conditioning
West Inn & Suites
8.7 Very Good
€114+
€114+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Grand Pacific Palisades Resort
9.2 Wonderful
€185+
€185+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
€57+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning
€73+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Ocean Palms Beach Resort
8.9 Very Good
€133+
€133+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
€114+
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

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When to book a hotel in Carlsbad

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Top tips for finding Carlsbad hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Carlsbad, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Carlsbad in January and October.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Carlsbad if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Carlsbad accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Carlsbad for 0 days.
  • If you’re hoping to spend most of your Carlsbad vacation near the ocean, choose a hotel next to South Carlsbad State Beach, which is known for being a great spot for picnics, swimming, fishing, and surfing. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is only a 10-minute walk away, with an outdoor pool and a fitness center.
  • If you enjoy flowers and gardening, book a hotel near The Flower Fields, which is a large garden where visitors can see many vibrant plants and purchase flowers to take home. The Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel is one option close by, offering a swimming pool, fitness center and restaurant onsite.
  • Because it’s easy to explore Carlsbad by car, try to book a hotel that offers free parking. Your options include Homewood Suites by Hilton Carlsbad-North San Diego County and the Extended Stay America-San Diego-Carlsbad Village by the Sea, with a swimming pool for guests.
  • Hoping to do some scenic hiking while in Carlsbad? Book a hotel near the Batiquitos Lagoon, such as the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort within 10 minutes’ drive from the lagoon. The Batiquitos Lagoon is a protected wetland that has a visitor’s center and a variety of walking and hiking trails.
  • For travelers who would like to see the historical side of Carlsbad, consider booking a hotel near the Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, a historical house on a scenic property. The Holiday Inn at the Carlsbad and San Diego location is only a five-minute drive to the park, and just two miles from the local airport.

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