Local Activities & Attractions

LEGOLAND, San Diego Zoo, DisneyLand and More – All Near our Carlsbad Hotel

Welcome to Carlsbad, California, also known as Carlsbad by the Sea and “California’s Newest Playground.” A breathtaking destination, with 3,055 hours of sunshine per year and exhilarating experiences that await each visitor. This vibrant region just north of San Diego features fabulous shopping, unique art galleries, choice dining, 7 miles of spectacular beaches, 25 parks, 3 lagoons, and 47 miles of trails – not to mention the world famous LEGOLAND – with a little something for everyone.

We are also located less than twenty minutes from the Del Mar Racetrack & Thoroughbred Club, home of the 2017 Breeders' Cup, taking place November 3rd & 4th. Take advantage of our Horseman's Special starting at $169/night!

Whether you’re on a family vacation or romantic getaway or just have an hour or two to kill between meetings, there is nothing you can’t see or experience within a short drive of West Inn & Suites. To help you plan your visit, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular things to do in and around the region.

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  • "AMAZING!"

    Not going to lie, I was expecting the absolute worst from an...

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  • "Fantastic Hotel... Great Servic..."

    I read all of the reviews before booking with the West. All ...

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  • "Everything is Awesome Visit To ..."

    Hands down the best family hotel we have ever stayed at. Coo...

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  • "Outstanding Hotel for Business ..."

    I recently stayed at the West Inn & Suites in Carlsbad d...

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  • "Wonderful Property and staff. W..."

    I planned a long weekend getaway without the kids, and wante...

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  • "Legoland around the block; Disn..."

    Hotel is very posh! Clean rooms...tasty breakfast...pool, gy...

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  • "Wow!!!"

    First off wow!!! We were on our way back from San Diego and ...

    May 31,2017Yelp

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  • "Great place to stay with a touc..."

    Was impressed from the moment we arrived. The common areas w...

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  • "Great find in Carlsbad!"

    We stayed at this hotel the past 3 nights and I can't say en...

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  • "Nice place to stay a while!"

    We used Trip Advisor to help us pick a nice hotel to stay wh...

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  • "Best customer service anywhere!"

    I was really impressed with customer service, not only from ...

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  • "As Friendly a Hotel as You will..."

    Nicely appointed upscale hotel, very comfortable and with ma...

    May 04,2017TripAdvisor

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  • "Wonderful Stay!"

    We stayed here for our spring break. The room and entire hot...

    May 04,2017TripAdvisor

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  • "Memorable Stay"

    Where do I start. Was a little skeptical with all the positi...

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  • "Wonderful place to stay!"

    Two days before the start of our stay we received a phone ca...

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  • "I was really impressed  with t..."

    I was really impressed with the quality of this hotel. The s...

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  • "Amazing Gem!"

    We visit Carlsbad several times a year, and before we found ...

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  • "A Consistently Solid Hotel"

    After a bad experience at a rental property we were staying ...

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  • "Clean, S..."

    I was pleasantly surprised with this hotel. It is very conve...

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  • "The best hotel stay my family a..."

    The best hotel stay my family and I have ever had. The staff...

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  • "Great Place to Stay!"

    West Inn is a terrific place to stay in Carlsbad. Close to T...

    Apr 06,2017TripAdvisor

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  • "My go to place to stay in Carlsbad"

    Always friendly staff checking you in. Call you by name ever...

    May 04,2017TripAdvisor

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  • "Hidden Gem"

    My husband and I visited this property for one night to chec...

    Apr 06,2017TripAdvisor

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  • "Wonderful Property"

    The staff was excellent - the hotel is a great place to lay ...

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  • "Thank you West Inn Suites!"

    Quite possibly the most thoughtful and charming hotel I've e...

    Apr 06,2017Yelp

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  • "Beautiful hotel and very friend..."

    Our room had two king size beds. It was spacious and very we...

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  • "Great Place to Stay in Southern..."

    We just finished our second stay at the West Inn and couldn'...

    Mar 06,2017TripAdvisor

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  • "Can't wait to stay here again"

    What a beautiful place and wonderful Staff and they are Dog ...

    Apr 06,2017Yelp

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  • "Great Stay!"

    Lovely, very clean and well kept hotel. The staff was very e...

    Mar 06,2017TripAdvisor

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  • "Fantastic"

    I have stayed here twice now, both times for business purpos...

    Mar 06,2017TripAdvisor

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  • "Thanks for another great stay!"

    I always love staying at West Inn & Suites. The staff ar...

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  • "Wonderful"

    I can understand why the West Inn is the top rated hotel in ...

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  • "Believe the reviews this place ..."

    Had a business meeting nearby and decided to stay at West In...

    Feb 02,2017Trip Advisor

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  • "Half Marathon stay- great hospi..."

    So I was here for the Carlsbad Half and it was a great spot....

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  • "I really love this place"

    They are so personable and helpful. They helped me get in th...

    Mar 06,2017Yelp

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  • "Surprise Hotel Stay"

    My wife and I annually drive to Carlsbad on New Years eve to...

    Feb 02,2017Trip Advisor

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  • "Pleasant Modern Hotel"

    Conveniently located, good breakfast, spacious rooms, dining...

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  • "Great stay"

    The hotel was clean and friendly, shuttle service was excell...

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  • "West Inn is our new go-to for C..."

    Could not have been happier! Excellent...a step up from a Ha...

    Jan 03,2017Trip Advisor

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  • "Great Stay"

    This hotel is the nicest I have ever stayed at. Great staff,...

    Jan 03,2017Trip Advisor

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  • "Fantastic Stay"

    My husband, 5 year old son and I stayed here over the New Ye...

    Feb 02,2017Trip Advisor

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  • "The best!"

    We stayed here over Christmas weekend for our Legoland vacat...

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  • "Christmas Stay"

    Exceptional value, very quiet rooms. Comfortable, with a ver...

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  • "It's our home away from home"

    If this app allowed, I would give the West 10+ stars!

    Jan 03,2017Yelp

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  • "Clean, Comfortable, Relaxing- W..."

    Carlsbad, California is a fun place to visit. Located just n...

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  • "It's a Keeper in Carlsbad"

    We needed a place to stay over Thanksgiving and based on loc...

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  • "Comfort and Cleanliness"

    Had never stayed in this location for business in all my tim...

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  • "Great place to stay in Carlsbad"

    Found this on TripAdvisor, and West Inn didn't disappoint. T...

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  • "This will be my go to spot for ..."

    The staff is amazing. From the housekeepers to the front des...

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  • "Outstanding!"

    Stayed here 4 nights for family visit. We needed a dog-frien...

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  • "Great hotel with excellent staff!"

    I came here after going to LEGOLAND. The staff was incredibl...

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  • "Very relaxing place with great ..."

    Great place to stay close to outlet stores, beach and eateri...

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  • "This is one of the best places..."

    This is one of the best places we have ever stayed in. We ha...

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  • "Great value"

    We were in Carlsbad to take our children to Legoland and abs...

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  • "Awesome hotel!"

    We loved staying here. We stayed here last night because we ...

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  • "Always excellent"

    Perfect in every way!! Pool is very nice and salt water. The...

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  • "Unexpected Luxury!"

    We stayed here for one night to attend a funeral and were pl...

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  • "I can't say enough about this w..."

    The room/suite was lovely...could have had a little brighter...

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  • "Unexpected excellence!"

    This is a wonderful little "boutique" hotel that is perfect ...

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  • "Great Place and close to so man..."

    The West Inn and Suites in Carlsbad is a place that goes abo...

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  • "Great hotel for a Legoland visit"

    We stayed here for 2 nights on a weekend trip to Legoland wi...

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  • "Awesomeness abounds"

    Wow, just wow! We just came back from a vacation and stayed ...

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  • "A very pleasant stay!"

    My wife and I decided to take our young grandson on a trip t...

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  • "My Favorite Hotel... And I Trav..."

    This is my first stay at West Inn & Suites and it may be...

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  • "Upscale lodging in boutique hotel"

    While surfing the web to find a place to stay in Carlsbad ne...

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  • "Lovely boutique hotel"

    West Inn is the perfect place to stay in Carlsbad. The rooms...

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  • "Great place close to Legoland"

    West Inn and Suites is a great place to stay if planning a t...

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  • "Fantasti..."

    The hotel is lovely. We had a suite on the second floor and ...

    Sep 13,2016Trip Advisor

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