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Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

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boston
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a pleasant surprise. Never stayed here before and it is very nice, clean, and comfortable rooms. I imagine it's much busier in the summer. We enjoyed the tranquility of off season. FYI it's a 5 mile drive up the road to Carlsbad Village which is cute.

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Orangevale, California
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

A Rey of Sunshine! We were more than pleased with our stay at the Cape Rey Carlsbad! From the welcome we received at the front desk to the delightful service we got poolside, we felt pampered! The room was everything we expected...great ocean view from our king bed with roomy balcony. We took advantage of the relaxing pool setting and...

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CapeRey_Carlsbad, General Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear Chris S, Thank you for sharing your experience at Cape Rey and for raving about our resort and our exceptional staff. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed our pool and signature restaurant Chandlers. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Indio, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I live in the desert and it is easy to get away to Cape Rey Carlsbad for some escape! The staff is so friendly, the hotel has everything you could ever need for a relaxing stay, and the ocean is literally steps away! I loved the smell of the campfires across the highway!

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here for a couple nights for a work trip. This is a new property and the location is wonderful. My room had a view of the beach across the street. Didn't have the chance to try the pool but it looked inviting. The property is clean and I like the fact that it's located away from all the...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We hosted several events over 9 days. We hosted 2 events that served 35 people and one larger event of 140 people. The events were a total success due to the ease and grace of the staff. We had outstanding service every step of the way and from every person we encountered. I work with many hotels in the San...

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West Hollywood, California, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic resort! The sunsets you could experience from the restaurant, your room or the gym were absolutely stunning! The gym is large and perfect for doing some cardio and weights or laying down a mat and doing your own workout. The spa is absolutely AMAZING! My massage therapist listened to my needs and absolutely delivered. I wish...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just wanted to say the team at Cape Rey was solid, responsive and flexible! We had an amazing time, even though it was a little chilly! This place is fantastic! The sales staff, the catering, the restaurant, the valet, they all take very good care of you!

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Indian Wells, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful place to stay, close to the beach, beautiful rooms. The bed was a little hard but otherwise amazing. The spa was incredible, very pleased with our couples massage. The food was very good. We'll be back !

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CapeRey_Carlsbad, General Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jayelene H, We appreciate the 5-star review! Our spa really is incredible; we are glad that you were able to enjoy a couples massage during your stay. We are excited to be able to serve you again and will look forward to your next visit. Thank you, Thomas Lee, General Manager

Carlsbad, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I held a 150-person event here last week. The facilities are lovely, the location is beautiful, and the staff is AWESOME! I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone hosting an event. (My hotel room was lovely as well).

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Dear S1407MTstephanieg, We appreciate the great review. Thank you for hosting your event at Cape Rey and for acknowledging our awesome staff. We are grateful for the recommendation and hope to see you here again soon. Sincerely, Thomas Lee, General Manager

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely resort with friendly, helpful staff! The grounds are beautiful- across the street from the ocean. The interior is beautiful as well. The staff was courteous and the valet staff were super quick.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled along the sunny Pacific Coast in Northern San Diego and only 150 steps to the surf, Cape Rey is the adventurous choice for the California traveler who seeks something different and unique. With spectacular views of picturesque South Carlsbad beaches, the resort sits atop the crest of a series of gently rolling berms - a crest we like to call the Cape! At the Cape you are just minutes from LEGOLAND(R)California and the historic Del Mar Race Track, or a short coastal drive to SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo or Safari Park, famous regional wineries, and award-winning craft breweries. For the adventurous types we outfit you for local deep-sea fishing, sailboat cruises, horseback riding, paddle boarding, snorkeling, surfing lessons, and kayak explorations. Foodies enjoy dining on-property at Chandler's, where you'll find familiar favorites prepared with a twist. For connecting rejuvenation with mind, body and soul, we offer one of the top 5 Hotel Spas in the U.S. By Travel & Escape, the Ocean Crest Spa. And with an array of excursion locales and onsite amenities, there's always something to do, see or eat at the Cape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

Address: 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011 (Formerly Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa)
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $265 - $466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 215
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#2 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
#3 Spa Hotel in Carlsbad
#5 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad
#8 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
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“Get an overview room! It's the best!”
 of 5 bubbles robertaY6502FT, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed the restaurant. Didn't stay in the hotel this time.”
 of 5 bubbles porterrebecca, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you don't like road noise, go up or away from the beach itself. The main highway lies between the hotel and the beach itself .”
 of 5 bubbles 4JaneC123, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have completely no view at all. Make sure you ask if view is important to you.”
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“Ask for an Ocean view room.”
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