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Hotel Description

Hotel near LEGOLAND® California in Carlsbad

City center stay

Within 3 miles (5 km) of this hotel, you'll find LEGOLAND® California and Flower Fields of Carlsbad. Also, South Carlsbad State Beach is within half a mile (1 km) and North Ponto Beach is within 2 miles (3 km).

Free perks

This hotel features an outdoor pool and a gym. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like on-the-go breakfast and free self parking.

Free Internet, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 120 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include premium bedding, coffee/tea makers, and free weekday newspapers.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$96* Per night/room Nov 24 - Nov 25

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing, Transfer Shower)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing, Mobility, Transfer Shower)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach, an IHG Hotel ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach, an IHG Hotel

Everyone (5) Couples (1) Family (7)
2 out of 5
Our room was not available until 5pm . Trash cans not emptied

Posted by on Sep 8, 2021

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3 out of 5
The room was realy run down. Breakfast was good as well as the service. My only issue was the state of the room. The room smelled weird. The wall had pink paint stains as did the curtains. Also some of the sheets had stains.

Posted by on Jul 26, 2021

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3 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 21, 2021

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5 out of 5
Very friendly staff, clean and taken care location, very nice that at the morning breakfast has been served with COVI-19 caution, nice stay. Thank you

Posted by on Apr 19, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 21, 2021 by Marcel Mansour

Good Day, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are thrilled you enjoyed our complimentary breakfast. Our friendly team can't wait for your next visit!

3 out of 5
The hot tub was nice. Our room was very small and dark.

Posted by on Feb 28, 2021

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Feb 28, 2021 by Judy

Thank you for staying with us.

5 out of 5
They have the best customer service and also very nice teamwork!

Posted by , from Everywhere on Jan 24, 2021

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Jan 24, 2021 by Judy

Thank you for staying with us

4 out of 5

Posted by on Dec 8, 2020

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Dec 8, 2020 by Marcel Mansour

Good Day, Thank you for the positive review of your experience. Our friendly team looks forward to making your next visit a 5 star experience.

4 out of 5
Convenient location next to good restaurant and can walk to ocean

Posted by on Oct 31, 2020

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Nov 1, 2020 by Judy

Thank you for staying with us.

5 out of 5
The location is great, safe, clean, and near walking parhs. Staff is friendly, and the hotel is clean.

Posted by , from Wisconsin on Jul 25, 2020

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Jul 25, 2020 by Marcel Mansour

Good Day Tammy, We appreciate the 5 star review of your experience. We are thrilled you enjoyed our clean conveniently located Carlsbad property. Our team can't wait for your next visit!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 10, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 11, 2020 by Hbeal

Thank you for the great rating! We hope to host you again soon!

About the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach, an IHG Hotel

Location 751 Raintree Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011

Property Features

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach, an IHG Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A 24-hour business center and a meeting room are available. Free breakfast is served daily. Event space at this hotel measures 1280 square feet (119 square meters). Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the business-friendly Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach, an IHG Hotel. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Carlsbad hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 120 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 1280 sq ft of conference space
  • 119 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2013
  • To-go breakfast (free)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Convenience store
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Train station: Carlsbad Poinsettia Station (1.2 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad Beach, an IHG Hotel offers 120 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free on-the-go breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3:00 AM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Carte Blanche, and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, a security system, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Carte Blanche, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, a security system, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Number of children who can stay free - 3
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Holiday Inn Express Carlsbad Beach
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel Carlsbad Beach
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel Suites Carlsbad Beach

You should know

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.