Welcome to Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel

An Experience for Every Traveler

Framed by the backdrop of Carlsbad’s iconic Windmill, Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel is the perfect location to explore all that Carlsbad and North County San Diego has to offer.

NEW!  We now offer Yoga on Saturday mornings at 10AM in the courtyard - Free for Guests and $15 for Locals.


Relax and unwind.  Each of our 146 spacious guest rooms provide a private balcony or patio and offer views of our tranquil garden courtyard or outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi.   Wake up under palm trees, smell the crisp ocean air and enjoy a complimentary breakfast before taking off to see the sights!

Enjoy complimentary high-speed wireless internet and a business center.  Visit Carlsbad’s many corporate headquarters just minutes away, then treat yourself at a neighboring local brewery!

Situated across the street from Carlsbad Premium Outlet mall of 90 stores and restaurants, down the road from the Carlsbad Flower Fields and LEGOLAND California, and less than a mile from the beach, our property is the ideal accommodation for all types of travelers.  We have activity guides for families, business travelers and adventurers who seek San Diego’s best attractions, exhibits, natural wonders, tastes and thirsts.