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Cardiff by the Sea Lodge
3 out of 5
142 Chesterfield Drive, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
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The price is CA $174 per night
0.82 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (423 reviews)

"Loved the proximity to the beach and walkable to some eateries. It was a quirky but enjoyable facility. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 restrictions limited some of the amenities we were looking forward to. Room was clean and nicely sized."…"

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Cardiff by the Sea Lodge
Seaside 3 Bedroom Townhouse
4 out of 5
2060 Cambridge Ave, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
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0.82 km from city centre
Seaside 3 Bedroom Townhouse
1 Blk from Beach | Elegant Modern Estate w/ Ocean View ❤ Beachcomber by AvantStay
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2.28 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Great House

"Great outdoor space and big kitchen inside and outside that's great for big meals. 15-20 minute walk to the main drag on Highway 101 in Encinitas. 10/10 would recommend."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 27, 2020

1 Blk from Beach | Elegant Modern Estate w/ Ocean View ❤ Beachcomber by AvantStay
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Pipes Ocean Front Beach Rental
1667 San Elijo Ave, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
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1.66 km from city centre
Pipes Ocean Front Beach Rental
Cardiff By The Sea Retreat
1702 Legaye Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
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0.92 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (58 reviews)
Great location

"The house is minutes from the beach and downtown Cardiff and Encinitas. It’s comfortable and well appointed, and the outdoor areas are awesome!"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 28, 2020

Cardiff By The Sea Retreat
Cardiff Ocean View Retro Rattan Big Deck Del Mar Fair Rental Close
2448 1/2 Oxford Ave., Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
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0.38 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Outstanding Property

"The property was fabulous - view, location. host all exceptional. One heads up - if a guest has problems with stairs there are a minimum of 11 steps to enter or leave the unit. The steps are not difficult, but one must climb them to get in/out of the unit."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 11, 2019

Cardiff Ocean View Retro Rattan Big Deck Del Mar Fair Rental Close
The Cardiff Surfer's Hideaway is 2 Bedroom, Oceanfront and Ocean View Paradise!
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2.21 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Best place

"I highly recommend this. I actually felt like I’m home. Beautiful view. Very clean place and helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 8, 2020

The Cardiff Surfer's Hideaway is 2 Bedroom, Oceanfront and Ocean View Paradise!
Awesome Ocean Views *** Cardiff Walking District **Fun In the SUN!--Discounts!!!
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0.63 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (44 reviews)
Family vacation

"Very positive and easy process. Will use Vrbo in future. All questions / problems answered quickly. (We’re older so any problems were on our end with computer. ) plenty of space and good accommodations. Location perfect to everything: groceries, beach, museums, freeways, quiet safe neighborhood. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 24, 2020

Awesome Ocean Views *** Cardiff Walking District **Fun In the SUN!--Discounts!!!
Luxury Cardiff Seacottage walking distance to beach and park
2449 Manchester Ave, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
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0.49 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Pleasant stay in the rain.

"Even with the rain during our stay, this clean, cozy home allowed us to enjoy our stay. Thanks again!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 18, 2020

Luxury Cardiff Seacottage walking distance to beach and park
Luxury Cardiff Park House front of park/walk beach
2311 Newcastle Ave, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
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0.62 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
We loved our time

"We Liked everything on our vacation ...."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2019

Luxury Cardiff Park House front of park/walk beach
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Cardiff-by-the-Sea Hotel Guide

Should you be on the lookout for the best places to base yourself in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, you've got plenty to choose from. Expedia lists 37 lodging options within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) distance of Cardiff-by-the-Sea's central area.

Like to book a room close to Cardiff-by-the-Sea's heart? The Cardiff by the Sea Lodge and Holiday Inn Express Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area are conveniently located 1 kilometre (0.6 miles) of the town center.

The Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa is 9 kilometres (5 miles) from downtown Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Or, alternatively, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar is 11 kilometres (7 miles) away. If you'd prefer, you could book the Pantai Inn or the L'Auberge Del Mar - Destination Hotels & Resorts.

Coronado is 40 kilometres (25 miles) to the south of Cardiff-by-the-Sea and is where you'll find Centennial Park and Coronado Ferry Landing. The Hotel del Coronado and Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa are a few of the accommodation options in Coronado. 30 kilometres (18 miles) to the south of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, you may also choose to stay at Beach Cities, home to the Tower23 Hotel and Pacific Terrace Hotel. If you're staying in Beach Cities, be sure to check out the Golf Gardens Miniature Golf and Giant Dipper Roller Coaster.

If you like sports and love watching local games you might decide to visit Petco Park, which is 35 kilometres (22 miles) to the south of Cardiff-by-the-Sea. For travelers who are interested in booking accommodation nearby, make a reservation in the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego or San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter.

McClellan-Palomar Airport is a nearby airport for flying into Cardiff-by-the-Sea. It is 12 kilometres (7 miles) away. If you choose to stay nearby, try the Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, North San Diego or Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Spa & Golf Club.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Cardiff-by-the-Sea?
Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Cardiff by the Sea Lodge is another favorite option for your trip based on traveler reviews.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Cardiff-by-the-Sea.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Cardiff-by-the-Sea?
Based on reviews, Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting Cardiff-by-the-Sea?
Cardiff by the Sea Lodge is a favorite 3-star B&B for couples, and features flat-screen TVs and a garden-view restaurant. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Cardiff-by-the-Sea?
Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center for its human guests. Cardiff by the Sea Lodge is another good option for you and your pet.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Cardiff-by-the-Sea?
Cardiff by the Sea Lodge is a top 3-star beach B&B with free breakfast and a spa tub. Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area is another good option to stay near the beach. Head to San Elijo State Beach or Cardiff State Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Cardiff-by-the-Sea?
Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area is a favorite 3-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring an outdoor pool and free breakfast. If you’re searching for a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at Cardiff by the Sea Lodge.
What are some accommodations with pools in Cardiff-by-the-Sea?
Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi.
What is the best spa hotel in Cardiff-by-the-Sea?
Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area is a top spa hotel featuring an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Another popular spa hotel in Cardiff-by-the-Sea is Cardiff by the Sea Lodge.

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