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Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every time we go to SD we stay here. The price is so reasonable for the amenities offered and is well worth it. The staff, especially Dawn, is wonderful, friendly and make you feel right at home. It's quaint with a sweet boutique feel. Each room has it's own unique theme. The simple breakfast is fresh and has a little...

Thank Marcella W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was tempted to give a bad review and focus on the train horn that periodically sounds in the evening until about 11, just to make sure that people would stay away so there would be rooms available when we return. But I'm not that mean. We used to live in the area and come back often, so we've stayed...

Thank RLam2010
Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Super friendly staff, chill vibe, only 15 or so rooms, and an amazing zen rooftop terrace with hot tub and fire pit. This is not an upscale property. It's 3 star, a bit dated, but has so much charm and character that makes the slightly dated rooms well worth it! and a perfect location.

Thank Brian A
Orland, Maine
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Staff here aim to please, to include those who service the room. It was clean and affordable. (My husband and I were there for a week.) The location is also convenient to area eateries, etc. Neat 3rd floor Terrace with fire pit. Complimentary breakfast is adequate, but average. We understand that the hotel will be renovated soon. A good idea,...

1Thank esp197
Bel Air, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

In the area for a few days to visit family....this was perfect for us....some privacy and convenience without spending a fortune. A quirky little place; unique decor, beautiful rooftop deck with stunning ocean view. Rooms are very spacious and comfortable with everything you need. Staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Breakfast is adequate. Great base for our San Diego visit.

Thank Yael N
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Awsome view and rooftop jacuzzi with a fire pit! Rooms were spacious and the beds comfy. The Jets in the tub no bueno....but other than the am amtrak horn thru out the night I was a happy camper to say the least.

Thank Jason C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This B&B is located in the coastal village of Cardiff by the Sea, two blocks up from the beach. We are here for four nights, and might stay longer, and will definitely return. We can see surfers from the rooftop hot tub. S'mores are served around the rooftop fireplace until ten o'clock. A Patagonia shop down the hill carries surfboards...

Thank Ed G
Chino Hills, California
Reviewed 13 February 2017

An delightful small hotel in the Cardiff-by-the Sea neighborhood of Encinitas. We will definitely stay again when we take another weekend trip down the coast to visit the Cedros Design District in Solana Beach and attend the Gluten Free Expo at the Del Mar Fairgrounds (only 10 minute drive). A couple good restaurants with gluten free menu items are within...

Thank RobertandMaryTravel
Manhattan Beach, California, USA
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I needed a room for the night and came across this quaint spot close to where I was having a meeting. Got a room and the very efficient woman at the front desk told me I should see sunset from the deck. "Really?" Now I love a sunset, so I wander less than a block to a nice wine store,...

Thank Peterisacksen
Banning, California
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The location is minutes from the ocean, our room was very quaint (loved this feature). Although the room didn't have an ocean view, the patio view was beautiful. Then the best treasure: A roof top terrace. We enjoyed dinner every night with a sunset, ocean view. Plenty of restaurants within 2 blocks. The staff was very accommodating and so helpful....

Thank nancyfaithbuilder

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A block from the beach in a laid back beach community, fire pit & Jacuzzi in roof garden lounge, breakfast included, all rooms unique decor, many restaurants nearby ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

Address: 142 Chesterfield, Cardiff, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007
Region: United States > California > Encinitas > Cardiff-by-the-Sea
Price Range: $191 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cardiff by the Sea Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Ask for an ocean view room, it's worth it!”
438marcellaw, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“This is a small hotel. There is no elevator, so if stairs are a problem, request the ground floor.”
nancyfaithbuilder, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Victorian Room is cozy and quaint for a single or a couple.”
shortlewislady, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you can't walk up stairs, get a room on first floor.”
jjb883, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“My ALWAYS favorite is the Paradise Room”
ThemisZG, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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