RAR Hospitality Completes Phase One of Renovation to Carlsbad by the Sea

/RAR Hospitality Completes Phase One of Renovation to Carlsbad by the Sea

RAR Hospitality Completes Phase One of Renovation to Carlsbad by the Sea

|2019-09-23T14:14:23-04:00September 20th, 2019|

San Diego–September 20, 2019— RAR Hospitality, a full-spectrum hospitality management firm based in Southern California managed the renovation and re-brand of coastal independent property, Carlsbad by the Sea. The $2 million renovations began in the fall of 2017 and phase one is now complete with elevated hotel and room accommodations, improved guest experiences and new dining offerings in partnership with Windmill Food Hall.

“The debut of this property is exciting for our team and the community partners we will be engaging in the months ahead,” said Vikram Sood, senior vice president of operations. “We look forward to offering our guests an enhanced, elevated experience with the addition of new programming and upgraded accommodations.”

The hotel upgrades include the following:

Lobby

A renewed welcome area with an open design concept and three check-in and guest services pods.

Guest rooms

The 145-room hotel implemented extensive interior upgrades to six buildings, adding two new guest room types including deluxe rooms and executive suites, new furniture, light fixtures, flooring and upgraded bathrooms.

Pool area and exterior 

The pool area is refreshed with new pool furniture including cabanas for large groups and families. Design updates to the hotel exterior include murals of Carlsbad landmarks hand painted by local artist, Anh Pham and a refreshed courtyard as well as landscaping have been added to the 20-acre property.

Dining

Carlsbad by the Sea will have an exclusive food and beverage partnership with Windmill Food Hall, a 44,000 square-foot, two-story windmill building turned food hall that is within walking distance of the property. Hotel guests will be able to experience local fare and beverages, from gourmet lobster sandwiches and ice cream to Korean hot pots and craft coffee. Guests can look forward to in-room dining featuring a menu curated by Windmill Food Hall as well as catering menu for large groups and events. Carlsbad by the Sea will also be partnering with the food hall and Wedgewood Weddings to provide a wedding suite and room block opportunities in 2020.

Hotel activities

Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel will become the headquarters to outdoor adventures by rolling out enhanced hotel programming with recreational and experiential activities like golf, brewery tours, kayaking, biking, gondola rides on Lake San Marcos and family surf lessons. The property provides bike and yoga mat rentals and beach necessities such as towels and chairs for rent. Complimentary shuttle service and discounted tickets are available to nearby attractions and entertainment centers such as LEGOLAND California Theme Park and Carlsbad Village.

Operated by RAR Hospitality, Carlsbad by the Sea was constructed by TCB Builders and design was spearheaded by JCJ Architecture.

The hotel is in close proximity to family attractions such as  LEGOLAND California Theme Park and Sea Life Aquarium, the best beaches in Carlsbad and Encinitas, and McClellan-Palomar Airport.

For more information, visit rarhospitality.com and carlsbadbytheseahotel.com.

About RAR Hospitality

With more than 25 years of hospitality excellence, RAR Hospitality offers the full spectrum of hospitality management services to hotel and resort owners, developers, lenders, and investors. Founded in 1990 by Bob Rauch, the “Hotel Guru,” RAR Hospitality is headquartered in San Diego and has a hotel presence in Southern California, Arizona and Colorado with a hotel collection specializing in boutique, branded, and independent properties. RAR is one of the industry’s most trusted and respected names and is recognized industry-wide for its leading hotel management services. RAR has earned national recognition and awards from INC, Wall Street Journal, LODGING Magazine, Hotel Business and much more. For more information, visit RARHospitality.com.

Contact: Stephanie Ferrer

[email protected]/(480) 621-0350

About Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel

Framed by the backdrop of Carlsbad’s iconic Windmill, Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel is the perfect location to explore all that Carlsbad and North County San Diego has to offer. Situated next to Windmill Food Hall, across the street from Carlsbad Premium Outlet mall of 90 stores and restaurants, down the road from the Carlsbad Flower Fields and Legoland California, and less than a mile from the beach, Carlsbad by the Sea is the ideal accommodation for all types of travelers: adventurers, family travelers, business travelers and more.

Contact: Melody Pierce

[email protected]/(602) 292-1880

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