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Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

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Vista, United States
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The staff is great, location very good, though, understand you're not on the beach. You have to walk across 101, then through a campground to get to the stairs down to the beach. The hotel doesn't really offer anything beyond holiday inn or best western, so it's very over-priced. The fire pits and live music at the pool are nice,...

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

Dear Jeremy W, Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to hear that you enjoyed our pool, spa and exceptional staff. It is our hope that all guests find value in our coastal location and on-site amenities. We do hope you choose to visit us again to enjoy all that...

Temecula, California
Reviewed 21 September 2016

At the last minute the guy at front desk,realized I was a Honors Member. Gave me the bag with 2 waters. I asked for an upgrade and the guy said there wasnt any. Went to my room looked online and there were rooms. So I had to call reservations at Hotel to get upgrade. Was a hassle! Then we had...

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

My husband and I were here for a few days and were provided excellent service from the front desk and a beautiful room! We would definitely come back to use the facilities even more next time! Great location on the beach.

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

Dear kimberlygO4795SW, Thank you for the 5 Star rating of our resort. We are pleased to hear you received excellent customer service from our front desk staff, and that you enjoyed our property and accommodations. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Carlsbad, United States
Reviewed 13 September 2016

When a plan comes together so flawlessly, there are many people to thank. Everyone at Cape Rey was extraordinary in service and attention to detail. Thank you so much for making our day beyond expectations!

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

Dear Amelia H, Congratulations again on your marriage! Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience. We are so pleased to hear your intimate wedding of 20 on our ceremony lawn and private dinner on our Moonlight Patio was flawless and exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to Cape Rey soon!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 12 September 2016

even though I was there business, the hotel has a great resort feel to it. right across from the beach, very relaxing and a room with a view of the ocean is breathtaking. service is great, from the valet, to the front desk, room service and housekeeping.

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Glendale, Arizona
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We were here to celebrate my sisters birthday and the unthinkable happened...she ended up in the hospital. We were shown compassion and the most extraordinary customer service. We were already impressed with every encounter from the valet to the hotel manager. Everyone was as accommodating as they could be. I travel a lot and was just so impressed with how...

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

Dear lp2here4you, We are so sorry to hear about your sister and hope that she is doing well. We are so pleased to hear that you were able to enjoy your visit, even given the unfortunate circumstance, and that our exceptional team went above and beyond to make your stay more enjoyable. Thank you for taking the time to share...

Ogden, Utah
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Beautiful hotel within walking distance to the beach, short drive to Legoland. Quiet community. View of the beach/ocean from the pool area and restaurant. Complementary shuttle service was easy to use.

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel was great! We stayed on the first floor right by the spa. Our room overlooked the pool and the ocean. It was amazing looking out to see the pool and ocean in the morning. Sitting in the little patio, we saw hummingbirds fly by which was wonderful. Rooms were very clean and quiet. We were right by the...

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Clean, bright, and comfortable for sure!! Amenities include everything needed and just about anything we wanted as well. Seriously, we could have asked the front desk for anything and I feel sure they would have said, 'No problem; we got you.' My husband and I, and our teenage daughter had just driven from L.A. after a long day at Universal...

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

Dear Lori J, Thank you for the 5 star rating of our resort. We are pleased to hear we exceeded your expectations. We greatly appreciate the wonderful feedback of our accommodations, hotel amenities, and our exceptional staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to Cape Rey again soon! Sincerely, Thomas Lee

Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I spent 2 nights in this hotel: The good: close to the beach, outlets and logo land. The not so good: not cheap, no free breakfast, no free parking, expensive in house restaurant. For what you pay they should include continental breakfast, they charge $20 a night for parking and $25 for valet, there are good places...

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Dear MarkE0668, I am sorry to hear that your experience at Cape Rey was less than exceptional. It is our hope that all guests find great value in our oceanfront location and signature restaurant. We take pride in knowing that our culinary team uses the freshest local ingredients and feel confident that there is true value in creating menu items...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • 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 92011-4620 (Formerly Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa)
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $316 - $538 (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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“Second floor pool/ocean view is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles tatiaj_13, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room facing the pool or ocean on the 3rd floor”
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“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.”
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“We enjoyed the restaurant. Didn't stay in the hotel this time.”
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