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Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

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#11 of 36 Hotels in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$257*
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British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We just came back from 6 days at Cape Rey. Our experience was amazing! The service, especially Ta at the pool, was fantastic. The meals we had at the restaurant were delicious. I highly recommend the poke at sunset on the patio! The location is great and the rooms are comfy and spacious! I didn't want to leave!

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Croton on Hudson, New York
Reviewed 16 November 2016

While the Cape Rey Hilton sounds good online, you will find it extremely disappointing. First of all, and this is sort of illuminating about the whole experience, it is not "152 steps" from the beach. More like half a mile (unless you want to jump the fence into the neighboring trailer park). They try to make it upscale, but for...

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

Dear mikeonhudson, We appreciate your feedback on our resort. We wish that you had a better experience, as it is our goal to ensure every guest feels completely satisfied with their stay. Our resort is truly a short walk to Carlsbad State Beach. If we have the privilege of welcoming you back, our team could show you the staircase that...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Gym? Check. Awesome pool? Check. Great bar? Check. Easy access to beach? Check. Not a ton of cool restaurants and bars in the hood, it's pretty residential and a drive to la Jolla and a home to San Diego. Rooms were great and f you rent a car tons to do. Def recommend this one.

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Orange County, California
Reviewed 16 November 2016

First off the hotel was clean, beautiful, and relaxing. I was a bit frustrated with pre-check in online. It would show me the map of the room selected for me by the hotel but then when trying to look at other rooms you couldn't see where they were on the map. Then upon arrival my husbands hands the valet the...

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Placentia, California
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The West facing rooms which have personal balconies are fantastic for relaxing sunsets. Spectacular for a romantic sunset. I would recommend the upgrade to the end suites because of the much larger room. personally I would recommend the south west suite.

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Texas
Reviewed 14 November 2016

VERY nice view from the hotel. The Pacific Ocean gives an excellent backdrop. An overall nice hotel with Great staff. They go out of their way to be friendly and accommodating. Not a new hotel, showing some age, yet very well maintained. Good restaurant on site. (Chandlers) who also has great staff and makes you feel at home! Once you...

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

Dear bobert2412, Thank you for being a loyal guest at Cape Rey. We appreciate you staying with us every year and you taking the time to write this amazing review. It’s great to hear that you enjoy the view from our property – these sunsets and ocean views never get old! We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Sincerely,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Stayed at this hotel chosen by company for meeting. Brilliant choice as a meeting venue but also for after work activities. Highly recommended. The hotel was well-laid out. The staff were very helpful and also friendly. The rooms were extremely clean and I felt looked after during a week of meetings!

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Temecula, California
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This is our 2nd visit to this beautiful, well decorated and romantic hotel property on the cliffs of Carlsbad State Beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Though the hotel is a close car ride to everything in North County San Diego (including the charming downtown village of Carlsbad), it feels remote and secluded and that is a big part of its...

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

Dear AmericanRedDragon, We appreciate the 5-star rating and glowing review! We are so happy that you appreciated the intimacy of our resort and were able to relax and rejuvenate during your stay. Our culinary team prides itself with providing high-quality food sourced from local farms so it’s great to hear you enjoyed Chandler’s as well. I feel confident that potential...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Beautiful property, beautiful room, beautiful location. It had a nice restaurant, gym and pool. Also had live mussic several evenings. Close to town and they have a shuttle to take you. Park is $20/day for self park.

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

Dear LynnKayB, Thank you for the great review of our resort. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our property and location. We hope you choose to stay at Cape Rey on your next visit to Carlsbad. Sincerely, Thomas Lee

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Room was not ready when promised/arrived; staff requested phone number to call when ready and then forgot to call us. Hilton's on-line photos intentionally make it appear the hotel is directly on the beach so I was very unhappy to discover a 4-lane, very loud road between us and the beach. We were unable to enjoy the balcony due to...

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

Dear LaRaeS963, We appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback to our resort although, we regret that you had a less than exceptional experience during your stay. We are disappointed to hear that you were unhappy with our location. Being one of the few resorts located along the coast in North County San Diego, we hope that every guests...

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  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 92011-4620 (Formerly Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa)
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $315 - $584 (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
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad
#8 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
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“ocean view room, 3rd floor ideal”
ChiliD9, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“2063 had the pulsing sound from closet area, 2089 had the broken fixtures, and ADA room (can't remember number) had the bad odor.”
J0ySum, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Second floor pool/ocean view is nice.”
tatiaj_13, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room facing the pool or ocean on the 3rd floor”
ondreyl, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I love the pool view rooms because of the view but I don't know about the rest of the rooms it is a quiet place any ways.”
167marvinh, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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