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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were so close to the water in the King suite that I sat on the balcony and my twin boys would run out to the water and bring me back seashells and put directly on our balcony. Great breakfast/ quaint little town of Carlsbad. Close to Legoland. there are some steep steps to get down to the rooms that...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to Beach Terrace Inn under various owners for 30 years. It has been really spiffed up within the last decade. Ask for room 24 or any room management suggests if 24 is unavailable. For an intimate beach feel, I know of no competition in the area. This section has no elevator so ask for help with...

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Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Beach Terrace Inn for 9 days. Originally I had booked for two but needed to extend that time and the staff let me keep the same room. Because they were not busy, they upgraded my room for the same price for all 9 days. I was there because of a death in my immediate family and was...

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BeachTerrace, General Manager at Beach Terrace Inn, responded to this review

Dear Viking_mouse, Thank you for sharing your week long experience at the hotel. Please accept our sincere regards to you and every family member for your loss. We hope the hotel and ocean ambiance provided some comfort during this difficult time. Best wishes from the entire Beach Terrace Inn team.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is friendly and helpful. The place is on the beach and we stayed on the 3rd floor, center room. Pros: Walking distance to restaurants and coffee shops, ~3 blocks from train station. Nice balcony with chairs, small table, and a love seat that has cushions. Wifi connection is good. Guest Lounge for breakfast has a nice ocean view,...

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BeachTerrace, General Manager at Beach Terrace Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mikeaustin, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Beach Terrace Inn. We appreciate your comments about the hotel as "very nice and comfortable". It is great to know you enjoyed the location and amenities at the property. Please know microwaves are available for guests upon request; on your next visit we would be pleased to provide one. We...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is so sweet and accommodating...My husband and I took advantage of sleeping in...housekeeping did not disturb us, but left a BEAUTIFUL basket of fresh towels, coffee and other amenities at our door. We had a great time, and the location is perfect to everything...

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BeachTerrace, General Manager at Beach Terrace Inn, responded to this review

Dear CinderallaRose, We are so glad you were able to find your Zen at the beach and sleep in. So many of our guests love to relax in the comfort of their room and private ocean balcony. Thank you for sharing your experience. Best regards.

Lakebay, Washington
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Beautiful location, very clean, great view, friendly staff, room was expansive, management was accommodating given some reservation changes we had to make. Would certainly include as a top spot to stay in Carlsbad.

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Dear Claimsmanagementinc, We appreciate your comments about the hotel and are happy to know you consider us a top spot to stay in Carlsbad. Hope to see you in the near future. Best Regards.

Temecula
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Beautiful big room, with an oversized bath as well. Sit on the balcony and watch the waves and sea birds. Just wonderful. We will be back to stay again . The breakfast was also good and that area also has a great ocean view.

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Dear Sandee W, We are pleased to find your room was wonderful! Looks like you had a good time relaxing on the balcony enjoying the views. Thank you for sharing your experience. Best Regards.

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This was our second time staying here and we love it! The location is perfect and even though it costs more it is worth it for the view and breakfast and amazing staff! Planning our next trip already.

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Dear Laura C, Thank you for choosing to make return getaways at the Beach Terrace Inn! We are so pleased to know you have a great time at the beach here in Carlsbad. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Best Regards.

Long Beach, CA
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We love this place. We have been coming here as regularly since 1982. The Beach Terrace Inn is our Special Happy Place. This is the only hotel I know of that is actually on the beach, not sitting on top of the cliff overlooking the beach, it's on the beach. High tide is under our balcony and wild Dolphin pass...

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BeachTerrace, Manager at Beach Terrace Inn, responded to this review

Dear F1228ZDdavet, Thank you for telling us about your recent visit. We appreciate your loyalty since 1982! I can understand how you "don't want to go home!!" This happens quite a bit at check-out when no one wants to leave. The good news is, it provides an incentive and reason to come back again. Thank you again for sharing your...

Jackson, Wyoming
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Beach Terrace Inn is a great location right on the beach. The rooms are huge so plenty of room for our family to be in and not trip over each other. Walking distance from lots of restaurants and shops. The kids loved watching the surfers while we had breakfast.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only hotel right on the sand along the azure waters of the Carlsbad coast. The luxurious, totally redesigned Beach Terrace Inn is delightfully private and terraced on the sand along Carlsbad State Beach, boasting miles of beautiful beach front. Both wired and relaxed, the hotel allows you to surf the net or the waves, walk to dozens of restaurants and nightlife in Carlsbad Village, or lose yourself in flip flops, sand and the sight of dolphins playing in the ocean. Here you are free from cares and free from extra fees with breakfast, parking, WiFi and most services included in the room charge. Legoland and fabulous shopping are five minutes away while The Wild Animal Park, San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and all of San Diego are 30 minutes away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beach Terrace Inn

Address: 2775 Ocean Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2299
Region: United States > California > Carlsbad
Price Range: $366 - $564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Beach Terrace Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Beach Terrace Hotel Carlsbad
Beach Terrace Carlsbad
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Carlsbad
#1 Spa Hotel in Carlsbad
#2 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad
#10 Business Hotel in Carlsbad
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“Third Floor Ocean Front, south or north corner.”
 of 5 bubbles margarett867, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Love the large king size suites right on the sand. I would recommend the second or third floor, for privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles 776sandeew, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you can afford it, it's wonderful to be on the beach with the view and the sound of the waves. There are no elevators to these rooms but they have staff to help carry your luggage. The higher levels have the fewest steps.”
 of 5 bubbles MbethMinnesota, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor oceanfront.”
 of 5 bubbles Dartravelgirl, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room directly on the beach was great”
 of 5 bubbles 19paul49, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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