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Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed overnight and as we only slept and had a bar snack and breakfast it was grossly over priced! Poor restaurant facilities as only one place to eat - very basic with TV showing sport. Waitress at breakfast asked us 8 times if we were OK!!!! We would have been if she had left us alone to enjoy our...

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Clovis
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This resort has the relaxing atmosphere you expect from Hilton resorts it is about 5 minutes to Carlsbad. Allowing relaxation without city distraction but close enough for easy access to shops downtown. Staff was outstanding again very friendly, professional, polite and worked very hard to make the stay enjoyable. Dining in or room service menu and food great, I personally...

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Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a beautiful wedding on site. We had good service, slight hiccup at check in if you are coming separate to one reservation but that was only one person out of many excellent staff. The hotel is beautiful, the price was fair once it came down after we had booked. We were treated top notch.

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Broomfield, Colorado
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights this week while on a business trip. Nice hotel, I liked the option to check in online and open your room with my cell phone. Location is great, the beach is just across the street, looked beautiful. Rooms are nice and I slept well. Couldn't hear any noise from other rooms. Pool area...

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Granada Hills
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great experience!! Room and overall Hotel was very clean. Loved the kid friendly pool area. Centrally located to food places, stores and local attractions. This was close to our trip to Legoland, so it worked out perfect for us. Would definitely return.

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Madison, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As easy and friendly as it gets. Everything was a breeze. Nice view of the ocean, and awesome quality stay. Clean and easy. Awesome. Food was 4 star and the staff was top notch. If it gets any easier I have not witnessed it. Worth the extra money 5 times over.

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

Dear Q7619IGdanb, Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience at The Cape! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food at Chandlers and felt that our staff was top notch. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Sincerely, Thomas Lee, General Manager

Neptune Beach, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience, hotel is very clean, excellent staff, perfect location. We enjoyed our stay and plan on returning. The amenities are very good. Great place to relax at the fire pit and enjoy a cocktail. The location is easy for travel and local attractions!

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service is average, rooms are dated and restaurant and gym are poor. The front desk is good and location is good but the amenities are not nearly what one would expect in a hotel. Food was not fresh and cold. Service in restaurant was sub-par

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

Dear richardfU4021HI, Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. However, we are sad to hear that you felt our service was average as we strive to provide the best customer service. We would appreciate the chance to learn more about your experience. Please feel free to contact me directly at 760-683-5401 or thomas.lee@caperey.com. Sincerely, Thomas Lee, General...

Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Resort! Stayed here over New Year's weekend and enjoyed every minute.The food is great! Spa is wonderful and so relaxing.Will definitely return.Book way in advance because rooms go real fast!

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

Dear Diane H, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed "every minute" of your stay during New Year's weekend! From our chefs to our spa therapists, we truly have an amazing team here at Cape Rey and we appreciate the acknowledgement. We look forward to your next visit! Sincerely, Thomas Lee, General Manager

Chandler, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place to stay. Beautiful ocean view rooms. Top notch service and caring staff. The dinner menu was a little pricey but the wait staff was very attentive. All in all the Cape Rey is a perfect place to stay while visiting North County San Diego.

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

Dear S7134UIgloriam, Thank you for the 5-star review and all of your kind words about our resort! We enjoyed reading through your feedback and hearing that we have "top notch service and caring staff." We really do have a great team here. Thanks again and we hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Thomas Lee, General Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $257 - $502 (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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“Ocean View”
 of 5 bubbles DanielleA67, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Select an ocean view if possible!”
 of 5 bubbles garyt987, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“West facing rooms have a great view of the ocean and sunsets.”
 of 5 bubbles higginsbizwiz, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an ocean view of a partial ocean view. Otherwise, you will be looking at a parking lot and trailer park.”
 of 5 bubbles IrvineHarley, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you want a room with a balcony, be sure to say so up front when making a reservation.”
 of 5 bubbles Mimi493, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
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