The La Quinta Inn & Suites San Diego/Carlsbad was recently named a 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner!
Right near State Beach, and less than 4 miles from LEGOLAND, 100% nonsmoking La Quinta Inn & Suites San Diego Carlsbad California offers convenient access to many of the area's most popular attractions. We are only 2 miles from Carlsbad Village, which features a wide variety of stores and...see more restaurants.
Easy access to major highways that take you to neighboring cities like Encinitas, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, and Del Mar, makes this hotel an ideal choice for fun-seeking travelers.
Stay connected with free wireless high-speed Internet access, work out in the convenient onsite fitness center, and relax in the heated outdoor pool (open year around). We also offer free parking and guest laundry facilities, perfect for longer stays.see less
Amenities & Services
Free Bright Side Breakfast
Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
Free Local Calls
Guest Laundry Facilities
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Free Bright Side Breakfast®
Hot and cold cereal
Bread and muffins
All-you-can-drink coffee and juice
Additional Breakfast Items:
15,000 La Quinta Returns points for a free night stay.
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Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM
Guest Room Amenities
Free wireless high-speed Internet access
Microwave in all rooms
Refrigerator in all rooms
Premium Cable Channels
Iron with Ironing Board
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Most Recent Reviews:
"Budget accommodations - best for families"
Reviewed Apr 19, 2014
NotGrlNextDoor | Phoenix, Arizona
I have stayed at a few places in Carlsbad. Anywhere you go in the Carlsbad area will be overrun with families going to Legoland. I come to Carlsbad because I like the beach.
Hotel is decent enough. I had a king bed, mini fridge, flat screen TV and pull out couch sitting area. The sink doesn't have a ton of counter space - so much wasted space underneath the sink that they should put in shelves. Shower was fine with decent pressure. The rooms aren't as dated as some of the other motels I have stayed in.
The plus is that pets stay free. They even have a small pet area at the end of the hotel closest to the highway but I just walked my dog along the grass lined streets. As many reviewers have stated - the breakfast room is under renovation and is quite small. Decent selection including cereals, waffles, muffins, some boiled eggs and oatmeal. Better food fare for kids with families - I stuck to the free coffee. The pool area is very small but my feeling is there is a beautiful beach close by so pools are less important.
This hotel has 3 floors with exterior halls so it can get noisy. There is no elevator so if you are on the 3rd floor you are dragging your luggage to the top. My biggest pet peeve is the slow as molasses wifi. Really? Uverse? Can it go any slower? This is as bad as dial-up. I hear you guys are up for an upgrade soon - can't be soon enough. Biggest things for me are free coffee, clean rooms and fast wifi - you guys fail on the last one. I didn't hear the highway noise because I have become quite adept with having white noise blasting through my iPhones - check it out - lifesaver when traveling!
I probably won't come here again, but if you are a budget family wanting to visit Legoland, this is the place to be. I think I'm going to Del Mar next!
Recently stayed 14-17, my years in the dry and warm Vegas desert left me feeling chilly the evening we arrived to the hotel. So I turned on the heater and let it run for about an hour when I decided to turn it up before bed. When I lifted up the cover to adjust the temp the control had a small continuous spark, and was leaving a very small burnt spot. So I turned it off and called the front desk. There was no answer, so I waited and called back a few minutes later, with the same issue. I tried repeatedly for about an hour to call (I had been driving and was exhausted, so what?) and did not feel like getting up, getting dressed, and walking to the office. The next day I told the clerk at the front desk what the issue was and said I tried to call repeatedly the night before, he explained that there were issues with phones and calls were not coming through on their end. He then sent a maintenance guy to take care of the unit. Other than that, everything was pretty good, we were upgraded to a king suite which was pretty rad. The downside was that we could hear kids running around in the room above us when we were trying to sleep.
Motel-style rooms with outside access. Very noisy due to location next to highway. Breakfast lobby undergoing renovation so very crowded, however the service and food was good (enough). Rooms are getting a little worn out. Kids loved the pool and hot tub, but always ran out of towels in the evening. Two room suite, only one phone worked. The fold out bed mattress was about two inches thick. Good location for LegoLand. The staff was very friendly and accomodating. Indoor (hotel style) La Quintas are much quieter.
Great location. Just of Interstate, a mere 3 minute drive to beach, just down road from supermarket and dining options. 10 minutes to train going to SD or LA.
Property was clean and attractive. Rooms very clean and included mini fridge and microwave.
Only downsides were that breakfast room was under renovation and thus selection limited, and pool was quite small, but you can counter that with proximity to the beach! Also, even though San Diego is in title, it's a good 45 minutes north of the city.
Overall, it was a very nice experience. Easily recommend and would absolutely stay again.
Just loved the place. only 5 minutes walking from the beach in a very accessible position.
Big parking lot in front where I could park my car in front of my room. Staff was very firendly and helpfull. I had a room on the ground floor. Very nice and cozy, modern and comfortable.
I didn't expect to get such a good one!! this place definitely come with a great value for the money! Complementary breakfast in the morning, all that I needed.
Only downturn ...Wifi line was sooooo slow! Please La Quinta updagrade it and you will have no competition! ;-)
Local Time: 12:12 PM (Pacific)
Local Temperature: 64.5°F 5-day Forecast
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