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3180 Carlsbad Boulevard
Carlsbad, California 92008-2908
United States


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Hotel Overview

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

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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 full 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.


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Pet Policy
No pets allowed


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Hotel Amenities


  • Complimentary full breakfast Our full breakfast features freshly baked local pastries, a variety of yogurts, cereal, fruit, hot breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, coffee, tea and juices.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • 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.
  • Exterior corridor
  • Laundromat a self service, coin operated laundry is available. Quarters and boxes of laundry detergent and fabric softener are available at Guest Services.
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas; free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; Free wireless Internet access available in 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
  • Complimentary Beach Towels
  • 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.

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible
  • Accessible business center

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
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  • 39-inch LED Television
  • Remote controlled A/C and Heat
  • Cable satellite television
  • Desk/Work Area in all rooms.
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Dataports
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Balcony available, "Ocean Balcony" room types feature south facing balconies with partial ocean views to the west. Some king suites off west facing windows with partial ocean views. Fireplace and classic room types do not have balconies with ocean views
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Desk/work area
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access
  • Voice mail
  • Air-conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Wake-up calls
  • Sofabed available, in king suites
  • Fireplace available
  • Ocean view, some ocean view rooms feature South facing balconies with partial views to the West. Some king suites offer West facing windows with partial ocean views. Fireplace and classic room types do not have balconies with ocean views.
  • Complimentary in room toiletries, (shampoo, conditioner, lotion, shower cap, bath and facial bar)
  • Luggage Rack
  • Rollaway available, nominal fee

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 2

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Rails in bathroom available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
  • Extra wide doors in bathrooms
  • Lowered vanity areas
  • Access ramps

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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Nearby Attractions


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 5.50 mile(s) from MiraCosta College
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Palomar Community College
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Cal State San Marcos, California State University - San Marcos
  • 20.00 mile(s) from University of California, University of California - San Diego
  • 22.00 mile(s) from University of San Diego
  • 22.00 mile(s) from UCSD, University of California San Diego
  • 35.00 mile(s) from SDSU, San Diego State University
  • 35.00 mile(s) from San Diego City College

Nearby Cities

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Oceanside, San Diego’s North Shore, Oceanside is a classic California beach community with its warm sandy beaches, historic wooden pier and Cape Cod-style harbor village.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Encinitas, 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.
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Solana Beach, a charming seaside community that is popular for its vibrant Cedros Design District, "Belly Up" Concert Venue and various local hotspots for dining.
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Del Mar, an affluent beach city famous for its Race Track, Dog Friendly Beach and high-end dining.
  • 27.00 mile(s) from La Jolla, 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.
  • 35.00 mile(s) from San Diego, 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.
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Orange County, envelops you in the ultimate Southern California lifestyle. Casual sophistication, pristine beaches, legendary theme parks and endless options for fun in the sun or cultural exploration.


  • 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.


  • 35.00 mile(s) from San Diego International
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Los Angeles International
  • 7.00 mile(s) from McClellan-Palomar
  • .50 mile(s) from COASTER