Best Western

Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge

3180 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2908
Phone: +1 760-729-1151   |   Fax: 760/434-5405   |   41 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Located at Tamarack State Beach, our beachside lodge offers breathtaking ocean views, luxurious new rooms and a remarkable location steps from the nightlife and restaurants of historic Carlsbad Village.

Our highly walkable neighborhood includes four miles of sandy beaches, award winning dining, and boutique shopping. Major attractions such as LEGOLAND® and The Carlsbad Premium Outlets® are in close proximity and the best regional attractions, such as the San Diego Zoo®, Sea World® and The Safari Park, are easily accessible. The Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge is an ideal hub for a San Diego vacation.

Rooms include refrigerators, microwaves, 39-inch LED televisions, single serve coffee makers and much more. Select rooms feature ocean balconies with partial views to the West. Rates include continental breakfast, free high-speed wireless Internet, parking, guest laundry facilities, heated pool and whirlpool, fitness center, and access to the panoramic ocean views featured on our breathtaking sundeck and within our cozy guest lounge.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Restaurant nearby or within 500 feet of the hotel.
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast Our continental breakfast features freshly baked local pastries, a variety of yogurts, cereal, fruit, hot breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, coffee, tea and juices.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool Heated
  • Free parking First-come, First-served
  • Photocopy services
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise facility, open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Beautiful new gym with two treadmills, stationary bike, adjustable bench and three racks of dumbbells up to 50lbs. TV in the gym with individual TV's on the cardio machines. Workout towels provided.
  • Exter corridor
  • Laundromat A self service, coin operated laundry is available. Quarters and boxes of laundry detergent and fabric softener are available at Guest Services.
  • Express check out
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, our lobby business center offers guests convenient 24/7 access to a computer operating Microsoft Windows, color printer, telephone and a secured Internet connection. Guest Services is available to assist with complimentary copy and fax services.
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Meeting facilities We offer a beautiful ocean view meeting space which comfortably accommodates up to 30 people. Great for small corporate events or intimate family gatherings. Call us today to learn more!
  • Scan, Print, Copy and Fax services available
  • Physically challenged facilities On-site parking for physically challenged and accessible ADA Suites available. Limited access to the Sundeck, Guest Lounge and Breakfast.
  • Free parking for physically challenged available 24 hours.
  • Free parking on site First-come, First-served. Limited carport parking is available on a First-come, First-served basis, one car per reservation. Off-site parking may be available along Pine Avenue, just south of the hotel.
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Pacific View Sundeck available to guests
  • Guest Lounge with panoramic views and coffee/tea service available to guests
  • Brand New Fitness Center
  • Heated Pool and Whirlpool
  • Complimentary Pool and Beach Towels
  • On-site Guest Laundry
  • Our lobby business center offers guests convenient 24/7 access to a computer operating Microsoft Windows, color printer, telephone and a secured Internet connection. Guest Services is available to assist with complimentary copy and fax services.
  • Continental breakfast featuring fresh pastries, yogurt, cereal, fruit, hot breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, coffee, tea and juices.

Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge

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Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge

Conveniently located, the best western plus beach view lodge in Carlsbad, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 33.155453  /  Latitude: -117.350585


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 5 From the I-5, exit Carlsbad Village Drive and head West approximately 2 miles. Turn Left onto Carlsbad Boulevard. The Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge is 2 blocks South on the Left and at the corner of Carlsbad Boulevard and Pine Avenue.

Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

California Surf Museum

Trace the roots of California's passion for surfing at the California Surf Museum. In downtown Oceanside the museum archives and exhibits all things surfing related from photos to the popular time-line of surfboards from current back to the early 1900s.

Check the calendar for special museum events including surf swap meets, film screenings and the popular California Surf Festival. Immerse yourself in authentic Southern California culture with a visit to the California Surf Museum. Any visit to the San Diego Metro Area should yield a day-trip to the California Surf Museum.

Carlsbad State Beach

You can't go wrong with a visit to the beach. Carlsbad State Beach is a wonderful place to spend the day in Carlsbad. Soak in the warm sun on the sandy shores of this beautiful San Diego area beach. Carlsbad State beach welcomes visitors and encourages them to relax and enjoy the fun beach activities. Kids love to splash in the surf and play in the sand.

Bring your gear to scuba dive off the coast or bring your favorite board to practice your surfing skills in the powerful waves. Surfing lessons are also available for those new to the sport. Fishing is always a fun way to spend the day in sunny California.


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Unleash your inner explorer at LEGOLAND in the towns of DUPLO Village, Pirate Shores, Castle Hill and Imagination Zone.

Visit five metropolitan cities in Miniland U.S.A. Constructed from 20 million LEGO bricks - this is the heartland of LEGOLAND and can be seen from just about every area in the park.

Located in Carlsbad, LEGOLAND is just 35 north of San Diego and 87 miles south of Los Angeles. Be sure to bring your swimsuit for an afternoon of splashing fun, in the world's only LEGOLAND water park.

The 45-foot tower, and LEGO models inspire children's creativity, while cooling off and getting wet. 

McClellan-Palomar Airport

Spread across 466 acres, the McClellan-Palomar Airport is just south of Carlsbad in the San Diego region of California. The airport was built in 1959. Throughout the years, the runway has been expanded, added a control tower, terminal and installed an instrument landing system. By 1951, American Eagle Airlines offered flights to Los Angeles.

Continued improvements have included a new terminal building and restaurant. Although general aviation is the main activity at the airport, the airport does offer commercial flights through United Express to Los Angeles International Airport. Over three hundred aircraft are located at the airport, mostly comprised of single engine airplanes. 

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.10 mile(s) from Historic Carlsbad Village, featuring over 30 restaurants, an array of boutique shops, pristine beach access and an overall Walk Score of 80 (very walkable), our location within the heart of vibrant Carlsbad Village is truly remarkable.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Carlsbad State Beach, a mere 72 paces from our hotel & home to both Frazee Park and The Carlsbad Seawall, a paved 4-mile walking path along the coastline.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Carlsbad Premium Outlets, offering discounted prices at over 90 premium outlet stores including: Banana Republic, Barneys New York, Cole Haan, Crate & Barrel, Michael Kors and much more. Additionally, the Carlsbad Premium Outlets offer close proximity to popular restaurants such as P.F. Chang's, Bellefluer, King's Fish House and BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse.
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Legoland®, a true adventure theme park for children & adults alike. Legoland® features a water park, aquarium and over 60 exciting rides for the whole family to enjoy.
  • 26.00 mile(s) from Safari Wild Park, The San Diego Zoo® Safari Park, known as the San Diego Wild Animal Park until 2010, is an 1,800 acre zoo in the San Pasqual Valley area of San Diego, California, near Escondido. It is one of the largest tourist attractions in San Diego County. The park houses a large array of wild and endangered animals including species from the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America and Australia. The park is in a semi-arid environment, and one of its most notable features is the Africa Tram which explores the expansive African exhibits.
  • 32.00 mile(s) from Qualcomm Stadium, home of the San Diego Chargers, San Diego State Aztecs, the Holiday Bowl and Poinsettia Bowl. The stadium offers a seating capacity of 70,561 and is located in the heart of Mission Valley and just minutes from Downtown.
  • 34.00 mile(s) from San Diego Zoo®, The San Diego Zoo® is a zoo in Balboa Park, San Diego, California housing over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies. San Diego Zoo® pioneered the concept of open-air, cageless exhibits that re-create natural animal habitats. It is one of the few zoos in the world that houses the giant panda. In 2013 the zoo added a new Koalafornia Adventure, providing an Australian experience.
  • 36.00 mile(s) from Petco Park, is spectacular in every way, combining the best sight lines in baseball with breathtaking views of San Diego. Architecturally magnificent, it celebrates the sea, the sky, the natural beauty, cultural diversity and unique spirit of our region. Innovative design features evoke the timeless traditions of baseball in an intimate setting, with state-of-the-art fan amenities to suit every taste and budget.

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Carlsbad State Park, 1 block from Carlsbad State Beach, a mere 72 paces from our hotel & home to both Frazee Park and The Carlsbad Seawall, a paved 4-mile walking path along the coastline.

Nearby Restaurants

  • 0.10 mile(s) from Norte Mexican, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Board & Brew, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.20 mile(s) from The Compass, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Pizza Port, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Carlsbad Village
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Coyote Bar & Grill, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Paon Restaruant and Wine, full service, American, open for: dinner

Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge

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