3.5 star hotel
0.48 mi from Carlsbad Premium Outlets
Best Rooms: The resort is comprised of a hotel plus timeshare condo villa units. From Villa C, you'll get beautiful views of the ocean, and during the summer months, Villa D offers views of the blooming flower field. For rooms at the hotel, be sure to specifiy an ocean view if you'd like one.
Best Rooms: Two Bedroom Condo units in the south end of the resort -- specifically the ones ending in *07, *12, *19 and *24 -- give you the best views of the Pacific Ocean.
3 star hotel
2.26 mi from Carlsbad Premium Outlets
Best Rooms: The inward-facing rooms at Courtyard San Diego offer a view of the pool. Rooms facing outward have a view of the parking lot.
Best Rooms: Most of the ocean views are blocked by the surrounding buildings, so your best option is to request a room facing the pool.
Best Rooms: The hotel doesn't specify rooms by numbers or letters. The best views in the hotel are offered from the Ocean Front Pool Terrace rooms -- premium rooms that are surrounded by beaches and overlook the pool deck as well.
2.5 star hotel
Area: Mira Costa, Oceanside
3.93 mi from Carlsbad Premium Outlets
Best Rooms: There aren't any great views available, so your best option is to request a room facing the pool on any floor.