4.7 out of 5

When you stay at Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel in Carlsbad, you'll be on the beach and close to Carlsbad Convention and Visitor Information and Legoland California.

This beach hotel is within close proximity of Magee Park and New Village Arts Theatre.

Make yourself at home in one of the 23 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. 32-inch LCD televisions with digital programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and supervised childcare/activities. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Carlsbad? This hotel has facilities measuring 1250 square feet (116 square meters), including a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.

Property Features

Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces.

Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. Event space at this hotel measures 1250 square feet (116 square meters). A rooftop terrace, spa services, and a library are also featured at Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Self parking is free.

This 3-star Carlsbad hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 23 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 1250 sq ft of conference space
  • 116 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1986
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel offers 23 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 32-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Carlsbad hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • iPod dock
  • HD television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Dinis by the Sea Bistro - Overlooking the ocean, this bistro serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Breakfast

Start your day with a free continental breakfast, available daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

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.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Ziplining nearby 
  • Beach yoga on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is offered on request during limited hours. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 10 children 1 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 40.00 per stay
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 75.00 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Tamarack Beach
  • Tamarack Beach Carlsbad
  • Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel
  • Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel Carlsbad
  • Tamarack Beach Resort By The Sea Hotel Carlsbad

You should know

Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel. Up to 10 children 1 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.