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Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Residential Neighbourhood
Great View
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57Somewhat walkable
Grade: 57 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
0Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
100Room tips
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I spent a weekend at the Cape Rey as part of a women's retreat. The hotel is beautiful in a lovely area of California that is right across the street from the Pacific Ocean. There were 168 women who attended this retreat, and considering that so many people would be arriving at
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Hotel's Favourite
Given its price point, this hotel far surpassed my expectations and far and away gave me the most value I’ve ever experienced in lodging. The positive experience began from the get-go with the professionalism and warmth of Darren, the person who checked me in. My room, while
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Response from Carlsbad_Hilton, General Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Eric from Marin, Thank you so much for this review and positive feedback! Thrilled Cape Rey surpassed your expectations and that you enjoyed your stay, gym facilities, Chandler's and the staff. We do appreciate your honest feedback on your experience and look forward to your next visit!
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Our room had an amazing ocean view. Didn’t even have to leave the hotel to appreciate a beautiful sunset every night. We had dinner at the restaurant and our waiter had an amazing personality. He suggested food wine and desserts. We will definitely come back
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The property was beautiful and the staff was more than accommodating. When I arrived to the room, it was beyond what I expected. Even when I arrived, the bell hop were very professional and accommodating. I was very impressed and would love to visit the property in the near
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I spent a night here recently and saw that this hotel has a ton of potential. The location is great and steps from the beach. That said service is lacking. Upon arrival no one was out front so I just walked in thinking it would be just a self parking type hotel. The agent who
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Response from Carlsbad_Hilton, Front Office Manager at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort
Responded 1 week ago
HockeyTravelGuy, Thank you for bringing your experience to our attention. We work very hard to ensure that our guests are welcomed immediately upon arrival. In addition we do our best to ensure that our guest's rooms are clean to our standards upon arrival, and I'm very sorry that we failed you in that regard. We will review our procedures to ensure that your comments are used to improve all of our guest's experiences going forward. I would like to have you back at our hotel again, so that we can show you the stay you deserve. Please feel free to direct any further concerns, or if you'd like to speak personally, to me. Thank you again for sharing your feedback and giving us the opportunity to grow. Ken O'Reilly Guest Services Manager (760) 683-5402
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The Two Queen beds with Full Ocean View and Balcony at the Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort
Is there a parking fee? If so , how much?
Valet parking is $24 and self parking in the lot across the access road is $19
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is this a hotel or resort?
"Resort" is in the eye if the beholder. It is a very nice property in a great location but it is not what I would consider a "Resort". But, I would stay there again.
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First time visiting Legoland. What is the typical wait time for the shuttle service to and from? Thanks.
"Choose a room away from the elevators if you don't want a lot of noise."
"Stay away from the parking lot view, garbage trucks early in the morning will keep you awake."
"The partial ocean view, third floor, was a great view."
"Quiet floor, unless you have children; beachside view"
"Get a balcony room it would be well worth the extra cost"
US$191 - US$411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa
United StatesCaliforniaCarlsbad
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