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Located at Tamarack State Beach, our beachside lodge offers breathtaking ocean views, luxurious new rooms and a remarkable location steps from the nightlife and restaurants of historic Carlsbad Village.

Our highly walkable neighborhood includes four miles of sandy beaches, award winning dining, and boutique shopping. Major attractions such as LEGOLAND and The Carlsbad Premium Outlets are in close proximity and the best regional attractions, such as the San Diego Zoo, Sea World and The Safari Park, are easily accessible. The Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge is an ideal hub for a San Diego vacation.

Rooms include refrigerators, microwaves, 39-inch LED televisions, single serve coffee makers and much more. Select rooms feature ocean balconies with partial views to the West. Rates include continental breakfast, free high-speed wireless Internet, parking, guest laundry facilities, heated pool and whirlpool, fitness center, and access to the panoramic ocean views featured on our breathtaking sundeck and within our cozy guest lounge.

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3180 Carlsbad Boulevard
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
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15:00:00 | 11:00:00
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3180 Carlsbad Boulevard
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What's nearby?


  • 14 mile(s) from Solana Beach, Solana Beach is a charming seaside community that is popular for its vibrant Cedros Design District, "Belly Up" Concert Venue and various local hotspots for dining.

  • 16 mile(s) from Del Mar, Del Mar is an affluent beach city famous for its Race Track, Dog Friendly Beach and high-end dining.

  • 20 mile(s) from University of California , University of California - San Diego

  • 25 mile(s) from Orange County, Orange County envelops you in the ultimate Southern California lifestyle. Casual sophistication, pristine beaches, legendary theme parks and endless options for fun in the sun or cultural exploration.

  • 5.5 mile(s) from MiraCosta College, MiraCosta College

  • 14 mile(s) from Palomar Community College, Palomar Community College

  • 15 mile(s) from Cal State San Marcos, California State University - San Marcos

  • 20 mile(s) from University of California, University of California - San Diego

  • 22 mile(s) from University of San Diego, University of San Diego

  • 22 mile(s) from UCSD, University of California San Diego

  • 35 mile(s) from SDSU, San Diego State University

  • 35 mile(s) from San Diego City College, San Diego City College

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 598 traveller reviews
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Great Property and Location

21/09/2016 Karen B, Somers Point, United States

If you're looking for an affordable beach location, this is it. The rooms don't overlook the ocean directly but it can be viewed from some of the balconies. Realistically, you want to walk on the be... more


Great location, but...

17/09/2016 gtrjim, Apache Junction, AZ

Pros: great location, just across the street from an excellent beach. Good selection at breakfast. Very good service. Cons: not kid friendly, especially if you have a toddler in a stroller. Stair... more

Owner Response
Angela W, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Beach View Lodge, responded to this review
Dear gtrjim, Thank you for taking a moment and sharing your recent experience with us. Thank you for the accolades regarding our customer service and location. We are a small and quaint property of 41 rooms and do have limited first come first serve free parking that can fill rather quickly on our sold out periods. We always have employees that are always willing to park on the street in order to give a spot to our guests. We do have one elevator and are always willing to accommodate guests and assign rooms that do not require stairs to get to them. I would like to apologize for the issue you had with your refrigerator. Please know that your experience has been addressed with our staff. Again, thank you for your feedback. We are always looking for ways to improve our hotel to reach our goal of being the best. We hope you will visit us again in the near future. If I can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me directly at 760-729-1151.

Wonderful, As Always

04/09/2016 Dee T,

I can't say enough nice things about this property. It is always clean, quiet, restful and delightful. The girl in charge of breakfast even brought me a breakfast sandwich, outside on the terrace, wh... more


Beachy Keen

25/08/2016 Joy F,

Great location and nice, clean hotel. The breakfast lounge was a pleasant surprise and we really appreciated the ability to rent free beach chairs, umbrellas, towels and boogie boards at the front des... more


Great for families & location was EXCELLENT

23/08/2016 Tonya B, Glendale, California, Usa

If you are a family I absolutely recommend it. Great little pool and right across from the beach. It was perfect. The people there are the best, so friendly and helpful! They allow you to check out ... more

Owner Response
Angela W, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Beach View Lodge, responded to this review
Dear Tonya B, Thank you for taking a moment to share your recent experience with us. I am so pleased that you had an enjoyable stay with us. We do carry basic beverages and snacks in our vending machines and limited personal items at the front desk. I am glad you liked our new beach equipment that we check out to our guests for free. We hope you will come see us again in the near future!