8 Best Hotels near LEGOLAND California

LEGOLAND California is fun for the whole family! Enjoy the theme park, water park and aquarium, all centered around the LEGO brand!
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Beautiful Pool at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and SpaOutside the Legoland California Hotel

LEGOLAND California is a 128-acre resort located in Carlsbad. There are three parks, the main park which has shows and rides, the LEGOLAND Water Park and the SEALIFE Aquarium. Most families spread out their visit over 2-3 days, to get the full LEGO experience.

Located 30 minutes north of downtown San Diego, LEGOLAND California is an ideal family-friendly vacation or great staycation for native San Diegans.

Relaxing next to the Play Structure at the Legoland Castel Hotel
Relaxing next to the Play Structure at the Legoland Castel Hotel

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Perfect for LEGO loving children under the age of 12, you can expect an interactive theme park full of hands-on building, meeting sharks, rays and other tropical fish in the aquarium, and fun in the sun at the water park! Families can save by purchasing LEGOLAND California Hopper Tickets, which bundles the cost of the three parks.

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You can also consider buying a Go San Diego Pass! Available through their All-Inclusive or Explorer options, the main LEGOLAND California amusement park tickets can be combined with other area attractions such as the San Diego Zoo, a Whale Watching Adventure or ‘Sights and Sips’ Cocktail Cruise.

In case you want to enjoy more places to stay in Carlsbad, we’ve selected the 11 best hotels in Carlsbad California so you can have the relaxing stay you’ve dreamed of, on the beach or out and about in San Diego!

The 8 Best Hotels List near LEGOLAND California

Here are a variety of hotels to choose from, all within close proximity to LEGOLAND California. There is a hotel for families of every size, interest, and price point!
Legoland Castle Hotel
Looking up at the Legoland Castel Hotel

1) Legoland Castle Hotel

If you want to immerse yourselves in all things LEGO, then you'll love the LEGOLAND California Resort! Located at the park entrance, your stay does not include theme park admission, but as a bonus guests receive early access to the park to beat the crowds. Get ready for the full LEGO experience!

Every inch of this resort is LEGO fun, from daily building contests to character visits at the free breakfast buffet. Guests rooms have separate bunk bed quarters for kids, with fun adventure, pirate, or kingdom themes. This kid-centric resort is a dream come true- a vacation your LEGO fans will never forget!

The LEGOLAND Castle Hotel is a bit more upscale than the resort, and is a newer property. Like the resort, it is conveniently located at the park entrance and offers guests early entry into the park. There is a daily resort fee for Wi-Fi, valet and self-parking, and nightly entertainment.

The castle theme is marked by plastic flags, a drawbridge at the entrance, LEGO blocks in the zero entry pool, and fully themed guest rooms in Knights and Dragons, Royal Princess, and Magic Wizards. Kids' rooms with bunk beds are separated from their parents' rooms by a bathroom, and rooms come standard with flat screen TVs, Keurig coffee makers and minibars. A full-service restaurant on-site offers a hearty breakfast buffet.

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Carlsbad
Carlsbad is an outdoor-lover’s paradise! Visit the Flower Fields, breweries, local parks & cafes. Hit the beaches and enjoy the sunset from the boardwalk.
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Only Service Animals are Welcome
Breakfast
Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
3:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
250 Rooms
Prices Starting at $339 / Night
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Beach Terrace Inn
Pool Side Rooms and Beach Front Pool at the Beach Terrace Inn

2) Beach Terrace Inn

If you're seeking a beachfront hotel that is both family-friendly and close to LEGOLAND California, Beach Terrace Inn fits the bill. This boutique hotel is a quieter atmosphere compared to the larger resorts, with oceanfront rooms on a private stretch of beach. Families can swim in the heated pool facing the beach, or spend time in the hot tub relaxing.

The rooms are spacious to accommodate families, and come standard with mini fridges, flat screen TVs, iPod docks and wet bars. LEGOLAND is a ten-minute drive away, and you will need a car to get there. There is free parking, WiFi and breakfast daily.

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Neighborhood
Carlsbad
Carlsbad is an outdoor-lover’s paradise! Visit the Flower Fields, breweries, local parks & cafes. Hit the beaches and enjoy the sunset from the boardwalk.
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Only Service Animals are Welcome
Breakfast
Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
48 Rooms
Resort Fee
$28.00
Includes: Breakfast, Pool access, Beach access, Beach loungers, Beach towels, Internet access (may be limited), Newspaper, Phone calls (may be limited), In-room safe, In-room coffee and Parking
Prices Starting at $299 / Night
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West Inn & Suites
West Inn & Suites

3) West Inn & Suites

West Inn & Suites is a boutique hotel located just about 2 miles from LEGOLAND California and offers 35 suites for larger families. With less amenities than the larger resorts, this is a good option for families who are looking to save on high resort fees. This hotel is pet friendly, and has a heated pool and jacuzzi.

An extensive breakfast buffet is provided, along with a daily beer/wine pour, and cookies and milk for kids. The hotel creates packages for LEGOLAND visitors, including tickets and a shuttle to and from the park.

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Neighborhood
Carlsbad
Carlsbad is an outdoor-lover’s paradise! Visit the Flower Fields, breweries, local parks & cafes. Hit the beaches and enjoy the sunset from the boardwalk.
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Pets are welcome. There's a charge of $75 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Breakfast
Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
86 Rooms
Resort Fee
$20.00
Includes: Breakfast, Shuttle service, Internet access (may be limited) and Parking.
Prices Starting at $161 / Night
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Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach
Oceanview Rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach

4) Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach

Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach is located near LEGOLAND California, and across the street from a beautiful beach. Some of the rooms have ocean views, and all have mini fridges and Keurigs.

LEGOLAND visitors enjoy the outdoor pool with a small hot tub at the end of the day. The on-site restaurant gets rave reviews from both guests and locals. Although there is a shuttle available, it's best to drive, and parking is available on-site for a small fee.

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Neighborhood
Carlsbad
Carlsbad is an outdoor-lover’s paradise! Visit the Flower Fields, breweries, local parks & cafes. Hit the beaches and enjoy the sunset from the boardwalk.
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Only Service Animals are Welcome
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
161 Rooms
Prices Starting at $164 / Night
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LEGOLAND California Hotel
Outside Entrance to Legoland California Hotel

5) LEGOLAND California Hotel

The LEGOLAND California Hotel, situated steps from LEGOLAND California's entrance in Carlsbad, San Diego, stands as a prime family-friendly hotel.

Crafted with kids in mind, the hotel offers an unforgettable experience for all family members. Boasting a LEGO-themed atmosphere, the hotel features interactive elements and showcases five distinct LEGO-brand room themes. From nightly kid's shows to LEGO adorned rooms, the attention to detail is remarkable.

Amenities include complimentary hot breakfast, an on-site store, room service, Wi-Fi, laundry, and valet parking.

With poolside cabana rentals and two dining options, the hotel guarantees a memorable stay, adding an extra layer of excitement to LEGOLAND California adventure.

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Neighborhood
Carlsbad
Carlsbad is an outdoor-lover’s paradise! Visit the Flower Fields, breweries, local parks & cafes. Hit the beaches and enjoy the sunset from the boardwalk.
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Only Service Animals are Welcome
Breakfast
Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
3:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
500 Rooms
Prices Starting at $249 / Night
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Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa
Beautiful Pool at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa

6) Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa

Nestled in the heart of Carlsbad and very close to LEGOLAND California, the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa stands as a prime retreat to explore San Diego.

With a modern aesthetic that’s Instagram-worthy and an array of lavish amenities, it’s the epitome of relaxation. The rooms and suites boast ample space, some even featuring balconies with Pacific coastline vistas.

From family getaways to romantic escapades, the resort caters to all. 7 Mile Kitchen, the on-site restaurant, offers a delightful American menu, craft beverages, and both indoor and outdoor dining.

A colossal outdoor pool area with heated pools, a water slide, and a jacuzzi, coupled with the indoor sauna and fitness center, ensures leisure. Guests can rent bikes, access The Crossings golf course, and indulge in the Ocean Pearl spa’s treatments.

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Neighborhood
Carlsbad
Carlsbad is an outdoor-lover’s paradise! Visit the Flower Fields, breweries, local parks & cafes. Hit the beaches and enjoy the sunset from the boardwalk.
Hotel Star Rating
4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Pets are allowed for an extra charge of $150 per accommodation, per stay. One pet per room up to 80 lbs. Service animals exempt from fees.
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 12:00 PM
Property Size
251 Rooms
Resort Fee
$25.00
Resort fee inclusions: Pool access, Beach loungers, Beach towels, Fitness center access, Shuttle service, Internet access (may be limited), Phone calls (may be limited) and In-room coffee.
Prices Starting at $186 / Night
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The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa
Swimming Pool at the Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa

7) The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa

Nestled in the heart of Carlsbad's picturesque coastal landscape, The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa offers a unique dual allure, being not only in proximity to the sandy shores but also near the captivating LEGOLAND California.

A short distance from the resort, the sun-kissed beach beckons with its serene beauty, inviting guests to enjoy leisurely walks, refreshing swims, or simply basking in the tranquil ocean vibes. Combining the best of both worlds, this haven ensures that guests can easily switch between the excitement of Legoland and the relaxation of the beach.

The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa's prime location guarantees an unforgettable, multifaceted vacation experience.

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Neighborhood
Carlsbad
Carlsbad is an outdoor-lover’s paradise! Visit the Flower Fields, breweries, local parks & cafes. Hit the beaches and enjoy the sunset from the boardwalk.
Hotel Star Rating
4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Pets are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room and maximum weight of 40 lbs per pet. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 12:00 PM
Property Size
208 Rooms
Resort Fee
$25.00
Includes: Pool access, Fitness center access and Shuttle service
Prices Starting at $260 / Night
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Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland
Hotel Exterior of Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland

8) Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland

The Quality Inn Encinitas Near LEGOLAND is a great option for budget conscious families who are visiting San Diego and LEGOLAND California. A hot breakfast is included in your stay, and the best way to start your day before heading into the park! After a long day, you can relax at the outdoor pool or whirlpool.

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Neighborhood
Leucadia
Spend a day at LEGOLAND California, or on the local beaches watching for dolphins, paddle boarding, sunbathing, surfing, and swimming. Don’t forget the local cafés and shops!
Hotel Star Rating
2 Star Hotel Rating2 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Only Service Animals are Welcome
Breakfast
Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
3:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
101 Rooms
Prices Starting at $76 / Night
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