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Lakehouse Hotel and Resort

8.8
Excellent

Based on 1,156 reviews
 
1025 La Bonita Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92078, United States
  +1 760 744 0120
Lakehouse Hotel and Resort - Carlsbad, CA, United States
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Rooms

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Deluxe rooms

$139+

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$139 per night
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$147 per night
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$179 per night
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$191 per night
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$191 per night
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Double bed
$204 per night
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Double bed
$208 per night
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$208 per night
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Unknown
$215 per night
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$222 per night
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$223 per night
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Double bed
$224 per night
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Double bed
$255 per night
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Double bed
$286 per night
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Double bed
$318 per night

Queen rooms

$289+

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Queen bed
$289 per night

King rooms

$215+

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$215 per night
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$247 per night
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$287 per night
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$295 per night
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$303 per night
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$335 per night
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$359 per night
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King bed
$405 per night
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$434 per night
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King bed
$476 per night

Double rooms

$239+

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$239 per night
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$284 per night
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Double bed
$335 per night
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$385 per night
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$555 per night

Standard rooms

$233+

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$233 per night

Premier rooms

$383+

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$383 per night

Reviews

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Traveller rating

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golf course
activities
san marcos
boat ride
great view
reggae music
inside the pool area
boat rental
great food
friendly staff
pool was not open
nice room
  • Okay
    Feb 2018
    4.8

    Fancy motel

    Clean rooms

    This place is simply a fancy motel charging hotel prices. Service was no different from a motel. Resort fee was a joke.

  • Excellent
    Aug 2017
    10.0

    Delightful

    Everything - it was very unassuming and we were more than surprised.

    Wasn't anything we didn't like

  • Excellent
    Feb 2017
    9.7

    The s'more kit upon check in, super friendly and helpful staff. Very nice room, comfortable and well maintained.

    We were in town for a soccer tournament and the weather was in 60s so we would have liked to enjoy the pool and lake activities.

  • Good
    Jul 2016
    8.0

    Fun staycation

    We loved the room, bed was really comfortable. Had a great nights sleep. The pool area is great. Cabanas, two pools, two jacuzzis, and two firepitts. Plenty of space.

    Staff was nice but not very knowledgeable. No one ever went out of their way to help if there was a problem.

  • Excellent
    Jan 2016
    10.0

    Amazing Experience!

    We LOVED our one-night stay at the Lakehouse! From the moment we arrived to the moment we left - everything was perfect. We booked it last minute as a fun little getaway during the holidays. We got a pretty good deal since we stayed the night before New Year's Eve (12/30). The hotel texted us to let us know our room was ready and we were able to check in around 1 PM. We had a ground floor pool view room. Every room has a balcony with bright yellow adirondack chairs and it was really nice sitting outside our room, with a cup of coffee and my book. They had quiet reggae music playing at the pool and I really enjoyed it! The room was IMMACULATE. Everything felt new and crisp and clean. I loved the color scheme and layout too. The room was really spacious and just overall lovely. It was just 2 of us for one night but I did notice that there were a TON of outlets throughout the room. Nice touch in this day and age when we all have so many electronics to charge :) The pools were both heated and almost warm enough for me to swim in (On December 30, mind you). We loved the jacuzzis though! I wish we'd been there on a Friday when they serve Sangria at the pool! (oh well, we'll just have to go back). In the evening they have fire pits around the pools that they light and it was really pretty and romantic. The grounds were really peaceful and tranquil. And even though the hotel was probably at low to moderate capacity - it feels like the type of place that even when it's full, it doesn't feel crowded. I noticed that another couple was checked into the room next to us, and there were people above them, but I never heard anyone at all when we were in our room. They serve free coffee in the morning at their little cafe and it was better than that your standard free hotel coffee. We walked by the lake, but didn't participate in any of the many lake activities. I also went for a run in the neighborhood in the morning and it's a really cute little community. We had a great time at the Lakehouse and kept saying we really wanted to bring friends back!

  • Excellent
    Sep 2015
    10.0

    a little gem

    great value for the price. We had a great time !

  • Excellent
    Jul 2015
    8.5

    Tons of bugs. Couldn't use the beautiful balcony.

  • Excellent
    Apr 2015
    10.0

    Best Hotel I've Stayed in!

    I loved the room and the fact that it was right by the lake. It had a great view.

    The only thing I didn't like was that hardly and water came out from the shower or the sink but besides that everything else was great!

  • Good
    Apr 2015
    8.0

    Hotel/Motel with some hits and misses

    The Lakehouse has a lot of potential and gets a lot of things right, but it lets the little details get in the way of really hitting the mark. Pros: - Comfortable beds - Full showers - Beautiful pools - Friendly staff - Free Wi-Fi - Free parking - Mini fridge - Activities for kids

    Cons: - Noise - Bugs - Outside light - No safe in room - No plugs at computer desk - Wi-Fi drops and is unreliable Most rooms are motel-style and open directly to the outside, which can be noisy and makes it much easier for bugs to end up in the room (especially with the rooms being so close to the lake). We had mosquitos and silverfish in our room two or three days in a row.

  • Excellent
    Apr 2015
    9.7

    A nice little surprise

    Loved the atmosphere. Calm by the lake. Family oriented! Felt like vacation! Music, bar, and s'mores by the pool! The lake and the boat rental our favorite part!

    Drinks at the pool bar a little pricey.

  • Excellent
    Mar 2015
    10.0

    Super helpful and friendly staff, nice facilities, pools were awesome for relaxing during the day.

    The check-in time of four and check-out time of eleven is a little tight, but we requested a later check out (noon) and that made it closer to what we are used to at other hotels.They offered to let us use the pool after checking out so that was really nice of them.

  • Excellent
    Mar 2015
    10.0

    Amazing Hotel!!

    Great staff,truly care about you...my husband was having surgery and they wanted to make sure he had everything he needed to be comtorable and have a room on the first floor and they also upgraded us to a room that was right on the lake free of charge:) amazing beds,showers,true spa like feel

    The only thing that bothers me is that you can't check in until 4 and you have to check out by 11

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About

Overview

Located in San Marcos, Lakehouse Hotel and Resort is on a lake, within a 15-minute drive of California State University San Marcos and Palomar College. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.8 Excellent

Based on 1,156 reviews

9.4

Location

9.3

Vibe

8.1

WiFi

5.2

Breakfast

Things to know

  • Nice building
  • Stylish hotel
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Great view

Check in

16:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

AMENITIES

Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Business centre
Internet
Concierge service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air-Conditioned
24 Hour Front Desk
Free parking
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
Increased accessibility
Lift
Hiking
Massage
Library
Hairdryer
Wedding services
Outdoor tennis

Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Legoland California 9.6 km
  • SEA LIFE Aquarium 9.7 km
  • Flower Fields of Carlsbad 10.2 km
  • Carlsbad Premium Outlets 10.6 km
  • Carlsbad State Beach 13.7 km