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-inch LED televisions, coffee makers and much more. Select rooms feature Ocean Balconies with partial views to the West. Rates include Continental Breakfast, guest laundry facilities, heated pool and whirlpool, Wi-Fi, a limited amount of complimentary parking and access to the panoramic ocean views featured on our breathtaking Sundeck and within our cozy Guest Lounge. Enjoy your stay.


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
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool Heated
  • Free parking First-come, First-served
  • Photocopy services
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise facility, Open from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 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 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
  • 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: 33.155453  /  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.


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

  • 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.
  • 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, 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, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Board & Brew, deli, 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, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Carlsbad Village
  • Coyote Bar & Grill, on premises, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Paon Restaruant and Wine, full service, American, open for: dinner


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:

May 2015

May 17, 2015
Escondido Spring Street Fair

Over 500 vendors, live entertainment, and food from around the world come to the tree-lined streets of downtown Escondido.

May 3, 2015
Carlsbad Spring Village Faire

More than 100,000 people come to Carlsbad to take in the ocean beauty alongside unique vendor booths, delicious food, and family-friendly entertainment.

June 2015

June 16, 2015 and June 20, 2015
Race Across America (RAAM)

Come on out to the Oceanside Pier and cheer as cyclists begin the 3,000-mile journey to Annapolis, MD in one of the most difficult races in the world.

June 2015

June 5 - July 5, 2015
2015 San Diego County Fair

San Diego's annual county fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds is the largest fair in California.

July 2015

July 11 - 19, 2015
2015 Annual Over The Line Tourney

Mission Bay's Fiesta Island in San Diego hosts this bat and ball tournament, routinely called one of the last great Southern California traditions.

August 2015

August 8, 2015
Farm to Bay Food & Wine Classic

Celebrate the sights, sounds, and flavors of San Diego at this Chula Vista event.

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