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Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort

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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed here for one night for quick trip to san diego area. We arrived later at night and was taken off guard by the parking attendant coming right up to our car to help us with luggage. Check in was easy. The hotel is gorgeous. I was a little nervous coming in late at night with...

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

Dear Miller F., Thank you for the 5 Star Rating of our hotel. We are pleased to hear that you and your family had an enjoyable stay at Cape Rey! We do take pride in our property and are happy to hear that you found our resort to be gorgeous and our rooms to be clean and comfortable. We hope...

Brea, California
Reviewed 21 June 2016

This hotel is located across the road from the state beach and overlooks the ocean. The views are marred just a little because you look over the tents and motor homes that are parked at the state beach, but this is a very minor. The hotel itself is in pristine condition and the staff was excellent. One note of caution,...

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

Dear Tallcop, Thank you for the 5-Star Rating of our resort. We are pleased to hear that you found our resort to be pristine and our staff to be excellent. We hope that you were able to utilize the vouchers and amenities that are provided with our standard resort fee including the discounts at our on-site spa and restaurant. We...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I was not only impressed with the beautiful hotel and amenities, I was also very impressed with the location. It was in a very beautiful neighborhood and close to all the places I wanted to visit. The beautiful coast and beach was within walking distance and made for an awesome day at the beach without travel. All the hotel employees...

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

Dear Shirley, Thank you for your 5 star rating and for sharing about your stay at Cape Rey! We are pleased to hear our resort, staff and location exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back as our guest.

Norco, United States
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I stayed here for 4 days for a conference and then extended my stay for 2 days and my husband joined me. There is nothing within walking distance of this hotel so I found myself locked into the hotel. They do have a shuttle service which will take you in a 10 mile radius but I prefer to go I...

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

Dear Jennifer L, Thank you for sharing your experience at Cape Rey. We are happy to hear that you found our resort “clean and comfortable.” Being one of the few resorts located along the coast, we are a few minutes away from the high traffic areas. We hope you were able to take advantage of our on-site pool, Jacuzzi, spa...

chandler, AZ, United States
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The hotel is very kid friendly combined with spa and excellent food. Can't ask for anything better. They have: Zero depth pool and kids pool. Beautiful ocean views. Live music and great food. I would recommend this hotel to everyone.

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

Dear Paul P, Thank you for the 5 star rating of our hotel. It is our desire to exceed our guests expectation and we are pleased to hear you and your family had a memorable stay at our resort. Summer is here and we have plenty of activities and amenities throughout our property. Including our family movie nights, live music...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We actually live close to this property, and when our out of town guests are here, they stay here. To us locals it is nicknamed the "Ponto Hotel" due to the South Ponto Beach that is across the street. This is located directly on the 101 Hwy, with an outdoor pool, patio and restaurant (Chandlers) that have an unobstructed view...

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

Dear Amyfli, Thank you for your 4 star rating of our resort and for sharing your many experiences here at Cape Rey. With the re-branding of our resort last May, our focus was to embrace the local beach and surf culture here in our North County coastal communities. We are pleased to hear that our resort has become a local...

Alta Loma, California
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We stayed at this hotel with our children because it was near Legoland and we knew there would be other families there. There were indeed many other families which made the swimming area nice. The location of this hotel is great for the beach. Service was excellent. The only things we didn't like where that our room did not have...

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

Dear W1083HRsusanb, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay. Our resort has become quite the popular destination for families due to our close proximity to LEGOLAND and many other family friendly attractions. Our beach entry pool is a favorite among parents and kids and our guests love the easy beach access. We are pleased to...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Very clean and quite. Standard size room and comfortable beds. Nice location, did not try and of the amenities. A few small issues but the made it right. For the same price i would stay again. Thank you.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Cape Rey! I am happy to hear you had a positive stay at our resort. We hope you and your family will be back to visit, and take advantage of some of the amenities we offer. We recently launched our new summer menu and we will have...

Anaheim, California
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Such a great place for families and the staff was wonderful and helpful. Our room was on the 3rd floor with an ocean view and balcony. Room was spacious and very clean. Thank you Hilton Staff from the Conant Family.

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

Dear Guest, We are pleased to hear you had a pleasant experience at Cape Rey! Our ocean view rooms with balcony offer gorgeous views! There's really nothing quite like it. We look forward to welcoming you back to our resort!

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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Not sure how this property has a 4 1/2 star rating. There's just not much to it and what there is comes with a lot of problems. Rooms are nice enough. Property is newer. Everything was very clean and in good shape. Staff were friendly. Pool is ok with a tiny kiddie pool and one small hot tub. Restaurant serves...

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

Dear Guest, We take pride in our 4 ½ star rating and hope that every guest experiences a high level of customer service, cleanliness and value. While we are a smaller resort, we do have an amazing restaurant with live weekend entertainment and an award-winning spa on site. In addition, our concierge team is available to recommend some great activities...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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: $217 - $368 (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
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Carlsbad
#8 Family Hotel in Carlsbad
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“If you want a room with a balcony, be sure to say so up front when making a reservation.”
 of 5 bubbles Mimi493, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“get a room on the third floor, or else you have no view”
 of 5 bubbles mikeonhudson, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good, however, anything facing the ocean is even better!”
 of 5 bubbles bobert2412, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view is best, but good views off other side of hotel, too.”
 of 5 bubbles Ding526, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here and if you do when they tell you your room is an upgrade go elswhere.”
 of 5 bubbles bandkm, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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