Best Western


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

Newly renovated in 2014, our quaint beach-side hotel offers amazing ocean views, luxurious new rooms and a remarkable location within the heart of Carlsbad Village.

With over 30+ restaurants within walking distance, ideal beach front access, a short drive to Legoland and Carlsbad Premium Outlets and close proximity to the San Diego Zoo, Sea World and Wild Animal Park, our hotel offers something for everyone to enjoy.

Rooms include refrigerators, microwaves, 39" LED televisions, coffee makers and much more. Rates include Continental Breakfast, guest laundry facilities, heated pool and whirlpool, WiFi, parking and access to the panoramic ocean views featured on our breathtaking Sundeck and within our cozy Guest Lounge.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 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.
  • Free parking for physically challenged available 24 hours.
  • Restaurant nearby or within 500 feet of the hotel.
  • 100 % smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, Complimentary continental breakfast that includes juices, coffee, freshly baked pastries, fruit, cereals and other delicious treats is served between 7am and 10am in our Guest Lounge which boasts Panoramic Ocean Views.
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast that includes juices, coffee, freshly baked pastries, fruit, cereals and other delicious treats. Serving between 7am and 10am in our Guest loung which boasts Panoramic Ocen Views.
  • Outdoor pool Heated
  • Free parking First-come, First-served
  • Meeting facilities
  • Photocopy services
  • Hot tub
  • 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 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
  • Scan, Print, Copy and Fax services available
  • Physically challenged facilities On-site parking for physically challenged and accessible ADA Suites available. Property has physically challenged access ramps.
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • 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
  • Heated Pool and Whirlpool
  • Complimentary Pool and Beach Towels
  • On-site Guest Laundry 2.50 USD.
  • Business Center Our Lobby 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


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western plus beach view lodge in Carlsbad.

Fun & Entertainment Packages

Beach Life-Time to Free-Lax 1 Night

Enjoy your choice of accommodations plus complimentary rental of two beach lounge chairs, umbrella, sand toys, and plenty of towels to keep you nice and comfortable while lazing away your afternoon on the beautiful beach just steps from the lodge. With all the details taken care of, you will be free-laxing in no time. As always at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Beach View Lodge, free breakfast, free parking, and free Wi-Fi are included in your rate.

Reserve Package


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: 33.156245  /  Latitude: -117.350615


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.


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 1900's.

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. Hotels near the museum include Best Western hotel locations in Oceanside and Carlsbad.

Carlsbad State Beach

Carlsbad State Beach is a wonderful place to spend the day.  Soak in the warm sun on the sandy shores of this beautiful San Diego area.  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. Shake out the sand in your flip-flops and kick up your feet, in a comfortable Best Western guest room for a wonderful night's rest.


At LEGOLAND, you can unleash your inner explorer 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. Stay close to this amazing park in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy excellent guest services.

McClellan-Palomar Airport

McClellan-Palomar Airport, encompasses 466 acres, 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. Enjoy a wonderful night's rest with Best Western hotels, before continuing your exploration of Southern California.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 2.00 block(s) from Historic Carlsbad Village, With over 30 restaurants and shops within walking distance, breathtaking beaches and ideal weather, Historic Carlsbad Village has everything your family needs for a memorable getaway.
  • 4 mile(s) from Carlsbad Premium Outlets, The Carlsbad Premium Outlets offer discounts and savings 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 sit in close proximity to popular restaurants such as P.F. Chang's, Bellefluer, King's Fish House and BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Legoland┬«, Legoland California is a 128-acre park with over 60 family rides, "hands-on" attractions and shows, a water park and an aquarium.

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 10 mile(s) from Encinitas, Encinitas is a coastal beach community with local attractions such as Moonlight Beach, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage and Meditation Gardens, San Diego Botanic Garden and Swami's Beach.
  • 14 mile(s) from Solana Beach, Solana Beach is a charming seaside community that is popular for its vibrant Cedros Design District, "Belly Up" Concert Venue and various local hotspots for dining.
  • 16 mile(s) from Del Mar, Del Mar is an affluent beach city famous for its Race Track, Dog Friendly Beach and high-end dining.
  • 27 mile(s) from La Jolla, La Jolla is an affluent beachside community and popular tourist destination. Local attractions include Mount Soledad, La Jolla Cove, Prospect Street, La Jolla Shores and Torrey Pines Golf Course.
  • 35 mile(s) from San Diego, San Diego is a large coastal city famous for its climate and laid-back culture. Popular attractions include the USS Midway, San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Balboa Park, Gaslamp Quarter and countless more.
  • 20 mile(s) from University of California , University of California - San Diego

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Carlsbad. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

April 2014

April 5-27, 2014
Butterfly Jungle Wander among brightly colored butterflies as the flutter around you at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Gates open at 9 a.m.

May 2014

May 2-4, 2014
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Watch the Padres battle the Diamondbacks at Petco Park. Friday at 7:10 p.m., Saturday at 5:40 p.m., and Sunday at 1:10 p.m.
May 17, 2014
Pet Day on the Bay on Hornblower Hornblower invites pets and their owners aboard for a cruise around the bay. Tours begin at 9:30 a.m.
May 10, 2014
Ocean Beach Kite Festival Head out to Mission Beach and enjoy live music, carnival rides, kite making, and kite flying on the beach. Kites start flying at 10 a.m.

May 2014

May 7-10, 2014
San Diego Surf Film Festival Visit the Bird's Surf Shed in Mission Beach for this festival that celebrates the passion for being out in the water. Times vary.

June 2014

June 7 - July 6, 2014
2014 San Diego County Fair Enjoy everything about county fairs that you love, the food, games, rides, entertainment, and exhibits at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Event times vary.
June 24-29, 2014
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat The Broadway musical comes to the Civic Theatre. Show times vary.
June 27 - July 13, 2014
Snoopy! San Diego Junior Theater presents Linus and the gang at the Casa del Prado Theatre in Balboa Park. Show times vary.
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