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    Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

    142 Chesterfield Dr, Cardiff, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1922
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    Overview
    • Excellent54%
    • Very good30%
    • Average8%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “fire pit” (41 reviews)
    “hot tub” (12 reviews)
    “ocean view” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Rooftop Terrace
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 121 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    What a find! We were visiting a friend in Cardiff and wanted to stay close by. This hotel was amazing. Each room has a different theme, and the gardens both in and outside the building reminded me of Europe. The staff (Tina, Dawn, Bob and...More

    Thank mcbpfb
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We've only been here an hour and it looks cute, but I'm not buying this is a queen bed! It's tiny, the size of the full bed in our guest room at home. I hope I can make it through two nights sharing such a...More

    Thank Tripmama18
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This Lodge is like a cozy castle on the hill, and is centrally located in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. It has underground parking, and you can walk everywhere. The ocean view from the room was wonderful. We stayed in the Roosevelt Room and loved it. Each room has...More

    Thank Howard D
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Really the only place to stay in Cardiff-by-the- Sea and a very good choice. It's a short walk to the beach and has an excellent view from the rooftop gathering area. It only has bout 15 rooms and each is unique. It was quiet, relaxing...More

    1  Thank Dan D
    Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

    You will come back again & again! Cardiff by the Sea Lodge is so perfect in every way! It's location couldn't be more perfect! You are literally right across from the ocean! We walked to the beach every day! There are a lot of sweet...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 142 - USD 250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Encinitas >
    • Cardiff-by-the-Sea
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    20 January 2017|
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    Response from Su R | Reviewed this property |
    minutes. its a wonderful place to stay
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    22 December 2016|
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    Response from vegas-vetran | Reviewed this property |
    They have the normal 3 o'clock check in time but remember there is nobody there over night I think they close the office around 7-8 and do not return till 7 ish the next morning. So if there's a problem at night there is a... More
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    "Try rooms 202, 206, or 209 that are all awesome!"
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    "maybe try airbnb?"
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    "Rooms away from the main drag are better. There is also a train that goes close by that can be noisy for..."
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    "Ask for an ocean view room, it's worth it!"
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